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The countdown for Formula 1 Gulf Air Bahrain Grand Prix 2020 has begun with the Bahrain International Circuit (BIC) announcing a variety of attractions both on and off the track for the event in March.
The four-day spectacle, taking place from March 19 to 22 in Sakhir, is is the biggest motorsport event in the region. Grammy award-winning DJ and producer Afrojack will be the megastar concert act on the Friday of the race weekend. All ticket-holders to the Bahrain Grand Prix will be able to attend Afrojack’s concert at no extra cost.
BIC Chief Executive Shaikh Salman bin Isa Al Khalifa said: “2020 will mark some major milestones, with the 70th anniversary of both F1 and our partners at Gulf Air. In addition to F1, we are delighted to be welcoming F3 for the first time, together with the return of F2.” With 52 cars taking to the grid in these feeder series, drivers will be pushing the limits to prove themselves and progress to the ultimate level of F1.
This year, some of the biggest attractions include the 42-metre high Ferris Wheel and the carousel-like Ghost Rider speed ride, both of which are sure to have fans lining up to enjoy the thrills. Amongst the other attractions over the race weekend are carnival games, kids’ play areas, stage acts and roaming acts such as renowned street performer Abraham Thill, a life-sized Toy Brigade, a Hot Air Balloons travelling parade, Funky Style Band from Italy, Jam Batucada musical show from Spain, long-time favourites at BIC events Dr Bubbles and Pop the Balloonman, and so much more.
Tickets are now available with up to 15% discount under the Early Bird promotion.