|Gulf Air Bahrain Grand Prix Race Date:||26 Apr 2009|
|Gulf Air Bahrain Grand Prix Number of Laps:||57|
|Gulf Air Bahrain Grand Prix Circuit Length:||5.412 km|
|Gulf Air Bahrain Grand Prix Race Distance:||308.238 km|
|Gulf Air Bahrain Grand Prix Lap Record:||1:30.252 - M Schumacher (2004)|
The 2004 Grand Prix of gulf air Bahrain noticeable the first forever journey of the FIA Formula One World challenge to be detained in the Middle East and the representative conclusion of a multi-million dollar project commenced back in September 2002 while the realm of gulf air Bahrain noticed a long-standing contract to host the occasion.
The Gulf Air Bahrain Grand Prix Circuit is situated at Sakhir, the south-west of the island’s capital, Manama. This is 30 km for from Manama. Herman Tilke planned the route holds no below five track outlines within one multifaceted. Structure was started in November 2002 and in the months previous to its March 2004 end; work was set out on ceaseless. More than 12,000 tonnes of marble were utilized in the construct, a third of it Welsh granite, selected for the track outside owing to its first-rate epoxy resin traits.
The 5.411 km Gulf Air Bahrain Grand Prix Circuit was planned with the viewer in mind, with 50,000 impress seating, all given that brilliant outlooks. Those viewers (a sum of 100,000 more than a race weekend) obtain to see the cars title into the outside wilderness part, previous to coming backside into the oasis-styled infield. Up to 500 press reporters be able to also eyewitness the action from the site's purpose-structure media centre.
The track recommends the driver an exclusive practice in the way the track's width varies at the end of the dissimilar straights. This permits for assorted racing line up, and the 12 corners plan gives as a minimum three real overhauling chances.
The Gulf Air Bahrain Grand Prix Formula One Race will be commenced on Sunday, April 05th 2009.