F1 Bahrain Grand Prix 2024 Schedule IST – Indian Standard Time

The 2024 Formula One Bahrain Grand Prix is scheduled to take place from February 29 to March 2, 2024 at the Bahrain International Circuit in Sakhir, Bahrain. Here is the full F1 Bahrain Grand Prix schedule in Indian Standard Time (IST) for Indian F1 enthusiasts:

Practice Sessions

  • Practice 1 – Thursday, February 29, 5:00 pm to 6:00 pm IST
  • Practice 2 – Thursday, February 29, 8:30 pm to 9:30 pm IST
  • Practice 3 – Friday, March 1, 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm IST


  • Qualifying – Friday, March 1, 9:30 pm to 10:30 pm IST

Main Event

  • Bahrain Grand Prix Race – Saturday, March 2, 8:30 pm IST
2024 Bahrain Grand Prix F1 Schedule IST

The first two practice sessions will allow drivers and teams to get accustomed to the track conditions and fine-tune strategies and car settings. Friday’s Practice 3 will be crucial for gathering data to determine qualifying spec settings.

Qualifying on Friday evening IST will determine the grid positions for Saturday’s grand prix. With the 2024 F1 rule changes bringing ground effect aerodynamics back, qualifying will be more important than ever in setting up race strategies.

Finally, the Bahrain Grand Prix main race will start at 8:30 pm IST on Saturday. With 57 laps and a track length of 5.412 km, the race runs just over 300 km and usually lasts around 90 minutes.

Key Details

  • Location: Bahrain International Circuit, Sakhir, Bahrain
  • Laps: 57
  • Circuit Length: 5.412 km
  • Race Distance: 308.238 km
  • Lap Record: 1:31.447 by Pedro de la Rosa (2005)

How to Watch

Indian F1 fans can watch the 2024 Bahrain Grand Prix live on Star Sports Select and Disney+ Hotstar.

With new driver lineups thanks to the 2023 silly season shakeups, the first race of 2024 is set up for excitement. Be sure to check the IST schedule above and tune in for every session!

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