Bahrain GP, Bahrain International Circuit, 05 March, 2023

Bahrain GP F1 2018 Circuit map new 100m extended DRS zone Photo FIA
Races18 (2004 – 2010, 2012 – 2022)
Circuit length5412 m
Race distance308.238 km
Fastest race lap1:31.447 (Pedro de la Rosa, McLaren MP4-20, 2005)
Record lap1:27.264 (Lewis Hamilton, Mercedes F1 W11, Q3, 2020)

STATS (after 2022)

WinsHamilton (5)Ferrari (7)Mercedes (7)
Pole positionsVettel and Hamilton (3)Ferrari i Mercedes (6)Mercedes (6)
Fastest lapsNico Rosberg (3)Mercedes (6)Mercedes (7)
Podium placesLewis Hamilton (11)Mercedes i Ferrari (16)Mercedes (22)
Front rowLewis Hamilton (8)Ferrari (14)Ferrari (14)
Races ledLewis Hamilton (9)Ferrari (11)Mercedes (13)
PointsLewis Hamilton (230)Mercedes (370)Mercedes (581)


1st free practiceFri 14:30
2nd free practiceFri 18:00
3rd free practiceSat 14:30
QualifyingSat 18:00
RaceSun 18:00
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NOTE: Lap records, circuit length, number of laps and race distance refer to latest track configuration, other stats refer to all Bahrain GPs.

Recent results

YearWinnerPole positionFastest lap
2022Charles LeclercCharles LeclercCharles Leclerc
2021Lewis HamiltonMax VerstappenValtteri Bottas
2020Lewis HamiltonLewis HamiltonMax Verstappen
2019Lewis HamiltonCharles LeclercCharles Leclerc
2018Sebastian VettelSebastian VettelValtterri Bottas


bahrain gp 2004 f1 startStart of the 2004 Bahrain GP – Michael Schumacher leads his team mate Rubens Barrichello (4 April, 2004) Photo: Ferrari

Bahrain GP F1 2005 first lap Foto F1fansite
2005 Gulf Air Bahrain Grand Prix – Alonso leads Schumacher in new F2005 who retired in early part of the race, leaving Spaniard unchallenged (Photo: Michael Cooper/LAT Photographic)
Fernando Alonso (Renault) and Michael Schumacher (Ferrari) battling for the lead in the 2006 Bahrain GP (Photo: Diariomotor)
Bahrain GP F1 2009 start of the race Foto F1Fanatic
Toyota secured their first fron row with Trulli and Glock, but it was Button who won from the fourth position (Photo: F1fanatic)
alonso massa bahrain 2010 ferrari podium
Fernando Alonso won his first race for Ferrari in front of his new team mate Felipe Massa (14.3.2010.) (Photo: Ferrari)
vettel raikkonen grosjean bahrain 2012 podium
De ja vu – Sebastian Vettel in Red Bull won in 2012. in front of Lotus drivers Kimi Raikkonen and Romain Grosjean, just like in 2013. (22.4.2012.) Photo: Red Bull
hamilton rosberg bahrain f1 2014 wheel to wheel Photo Daimler
Hamilton and Rosberg battle for the lead in the 2014 Bahrain GP – British driver came out on top after few wheel to wheel moments (Photo: Daimler)
bahrain-f1-2015-start of the race
Hamilton leads the 2015 Bahrain GP – he latter won the race despite brake problems, fending off surging Raikkonen
Start of the Bahrain GP F1 2016
Rosberg led after Hamilton had bad start and got his rear tyre punctured by late braking Bottas (Photo: Daimler)
Vettel leads Raikkonen Bahrain GP F1 2018 Photo Ferrari
Vettel leads Raikkonen in 2018 Bahrain GP – Vettel won while Raikkonen retired after botched pitstop (Photo: Ferrari)
Charles Leclerc leads Sebastian Vettel Ferrari Bahrain GP F1 2019 race Photo Ferrari
Charles Leclerc leads Sebastian Vettel at 2019 Bahrain GP (Photo: Ferrari)
2020 Bahrain GP start first corner Photo Daimler
2020 Bahrain GP start (Photo: Daimler)
2021 Bahrain GP Verstappen Red Bull leads Hamilton Leclerc Bottas start of the race Photo Red Bull
2021 Bahrain GP Verstappen Red Bull leads Hamilton Leclerc Bottas start of the race Photo Red Bull