First night race of F1 season set for weekend of March 19 to 22 in Sakhir
Grammy-award winning DJ and producer Afrojack announced as the first artist in stellar concert line-up
2020 race launched with spectacular 7D Hologram show
F3 to make Bahrain GP support series debut with F2 and Porsche Challenge also taking part
Tickets selling fast with up to 15% off in Early Bird offer, which ends this month
BIC invites the public to enjoy the 7D Hologram show at The Avenues!
BIC, Sakhir – Bahrain International Circuit (BIC) announced today an incredible line-up of attractions both on and off the track at the Formula 1 Gulf Air Bahrain Grand Prix 2020, taking place March 19 to 22 in Sakhir.
The four-day spectacle is the biggest and most sought-after event in the region each year, and in signature BIC style, “The Home of Motorsport in the Middle East” continues the tradition of putting together the very best package for fans attending the season’s first night race.
The launch of the 16th edition of the Bahrain Grand Prix was marked with the premiere of a specially made 7D hologram show; a spectacular live experience never has seen before in the Middle East. The 7D experience will be open to the public all this weekend (January 23 to 25, from 5 pm) next to Gate 3 of The Avenues Mall.
Speaking at a press conference held at The Avenues Mall, BIC Chief Executive Shaikh Salman bin Isa Al Khalifa and Gulf Air Deputy Chief Executive Officer Captain Waleed Al Alawi announced some of the major details of this year’s race. This included the announcement of Grammy award-winning DJ and producer Afrojack as the megastar concert act on the Friday of the race weekend.
BIC’s Chief Executive, Shaikh Salman bin Isa Al Khalifa, commented:
“2020 will mark some major milestones, with the 70th anniversary of both F1 and our partners at Gulf Air. We are truly celebrating in style with Afrojack as our major concert act, together with an amazing mix of other entertainment and racing. On the racing side, 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.