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WEC - 8 Hours of Bahrain Preview

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05.12.19

Bahrain International Circuit

The FIA World Endurance Championship returns to the Middle East for the first time in two years.  The race in Bahrain was a feature of the championship from 2012 to 2017 and now makes a welcome return to the calendar with the first 8-hour race of the 2019/20 season. Situated in the desert, the Bahrain International Circuit provides a unique challenge for the drivers and teams in a race that will finish after the sun sets over the Gulf. 

Round 4:  12-14 December 2019

Lap distance:  5.412 km

Race duration: 8 hours

Location:    

Bahrain International Ciruit

Gate 255
Gulf of Bahrain Avenue
Umm Jidar 1062, 
Sakhir, Kingdom of Bahrain

Website :  www.bahraingp.com

Other Races: Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge ME / MRF Challenge

Press officer:   Jassim Albardooli E: j.albardooli@bic.com.bh  

Airport: Bahrain International Airport     43km                

FIA WEC TIMETABLE

Wednesday, 11 December 
08:30-19:00Scrutineering
Thursday, 12 December 
12:30Drivers’ briefing
14:00 - 15:30 Free Practice #1 
17:30​ Pre-event Press conference.                              
18:30 - 20:00Free Practice #2
Friday, 13 December 
11:15 - 12:15Free Practice #3 
16:40 - 17:00​Qualifying - LMGTE-PRO/LMGTE-AM
17:10 - 17:30​Qualifying - LMP1/LMP2
17:40​Qualifying Press Conference
18:00 – 18:20Mixed Interview Zone 
Saturday, 14 December 
15:00 - 23:00 RACE: 8 Hours of Bahrain
23:30​​​  Post-race Press Conference

 

FIA OFFICIALS

Eduardo Freitas FIA Race Director.               
Jean-Francois VerouxFIA WEC Steward (Chairman)
Tim MayerFIA International Steward
Marek Nawarecki FIA Coordinator
Manuel LealFIA Technical Delegate
Christian WahlenFIA Medical Delegate
Jeff Carter FIA Media Delegate
Cristobal LoperaChief timekeeper
Yannick DalmasFIA Driver Adviser

 

FIA WORLD ENDURANCE CHAMPIONSHIP CLASSIFICATIONS

The provisional classifications for all the Championship can be found on the following link HERE

FIA WORLD ENDURANCE CHAMPIONSHIP – 8 HOURS OF BAHRAIN

Shortly after the finish of the sessions, results of the event can be found on the following link HERE