Bahrain Formula 1 Grand Prix 2022 – Everything You Need To Know

Bahrain Grand Prix 2022 Race Weekend Schedule

Will be the first grand prix taking place on the weekend of 18-20 March 2022.

57 laps of 5.4 KM circuit in International Circuit in Sakhir. The race coverage starts on 18th March with practice sessions followed by qualifying on Saturday and the big race on Sunday.

SessionDate & TimeCoverage
Practice Session 1Friday, 18th March 2022 – 10:00 AMSkySportsf1 (UK)
Practice Session 2 Friday, 18th March 2022 – 01:00 PM SkySportsf1 (UK)
Practice Session 3 Saturday, 19th March 2022 – 11:00 AM SkySportsf1 (UK)
Qualifying Sessions Saturday, 19th March 2022 – 01:00 PM SkySportsf1 (UK)
Bahrain GP RaceSunday, 19th March 2022 – 02:00 PM SkySportsf1 (UK)

Race Facts – Bahrain Grand Prix:

  • Bahrain Grand Prix takes place at the International circuit of Sakhir which was designed by Hermann Tilke and built in 16th months and completed in 2003 with estimated cost of $150m USD.
  • Grand Prix consist of 57 laps of the Sakhir track which is 5.4 km long and the fastest lap time is set by Michael Schumacher at 1:30.252.
  • First F1 Grand Prix took place in 2004 season which was won by Michael Schumacher.
  • In 2014 Bahrain Grand Prix became under-lights in evening time to boost TV viewers ratings around the world.
  • Lewis Hamilton holds the record for most number of grand prix wins (5) in Bahrain with total of
  • Mercedes and Ferrari hold the record for most number of wins in Bahrain with 6 wins each.

Most memorable grand prix in Bahrain:

There are several race we could mention but 2014 Duel in the desert between Hamilton and Rosberg was one of the best to say the least.

https://youtube.com/watch?v=H0gAt-dZRS0

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