BIC welcomes drivers from six continents to F1 Bahrain GP 2022 | THE DAILY TRIBUNE

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The Daily Tribune –

The Formula 1 Gulf Air Grand Prix of Bahrain is a truly global event, and this year’s race weekend at the Bahrain International Circuit (BIC) brings together drivers from 34 countries across six of the seven continents.

A total of 95 motor racing talents will be on the Sakhir track from Friday to Sunday.

F1 features 20 of the world’s biggest superstars, while 22 will compete in the FIA ​​Formula 2 Championship, 30 in the FIA ​​Formula 3 Championship and another 23 in the Porsche Sprint Challenge Middle East.

A large number of drivers come from Europe, flying the flag of countries such as Great Britain, the Netherlands, Spain, Monaco, France, Germany, Finland, Denmark, Norway, Estonia, Switzerland, Israel, Turkey, Belgium, Czech Republic. , Hungary, Italy, Austria and Poland.

North America is represented by riders from Canada, the United States and Barbados, while South America sees competitors from Mexico, Brazil and Argentina.

There are also Australian and New Zealand riders from the Australia/Oceania continent, while Asia is represented by challengers from Japan, Thailand, China, India, Malaysia, Saudi Arabia and Bahrain. .

The 2022 Bahrain F1 Gulf Air Grand Prix is ​​set to be a once-in-a-generation event, following the introduction of sweeping new regulations and the huge evolution in F1 car design.

Kingdom fans will have the privilege of being the first in the world to experience the pinnacle of motorsport like never before.

F1 hospitality is comprehensive, including the F1 Paddock Club, BIC corporate lounges and the Bahrain Grand Prix Club.

Tickets for the Main Grandstand and Turn One Grandstand are already sold out, and there are only a limited number left for the Batelco Grandstand, University Grandstand and Victory Grandstand.

Those wishing to attend the race weekend should purchase their tickets immediately so as not to miss the biggest sporting occasion of the year.

Tickets can be purchased online at the official BIC website, by calling the BIC hotline at +973-17-450000, at the BIC booth in downtown Bahrain or at the sales tent at the station -service of Sakhir en route to the circuit.

Discounts on tickets are available for children aged 3-12 at 50% off, with discounts also available for students, people with special needs and seniors.