BRN - BAHRAIN
SAKHIR, BAHRAIN INTERNATIONAL CIRCUIT
Description  
Location Manama - Meridionale / Southern / al-Muhafazah al-Janobiyah
Location  
Latitude - Longitude + 26°01'56"     + 50°30'38"
26.032222     50.510556
UTM Coordinates X = 451030.588  -  Y = 2879344.026  -  Zone 39R
Aerial photo / Map (*) Aerial photo / Map (*) OpenStreetMap  -   Aerial photo / Map (*) Google Maps  -   Aerial photo / Map (*) Bing Maps  -   Aerial photo / Map (*) Flash Earth  -   Aerial photo / Map (*) Wikimapia
Altitude AMSL 7 m - 23 ft
Inauguration 2004
Closing  
Designer Tilke
Hermann Tilke
Sources and links (Translation) (**)
(1) Italian English Spanish ForumForum --> Asia --> More countries --> BAHREIN, Sakhir: nuova config. - new layout [ITA ENG ESP]
(2) English ForumForum --> Chat in English --> Aerials of circuits [ENG]
(3) German 82.165.32.64/bahrain/strecke.de.php
(4) English 82.165.32.64/bahrain/strecke.en.php
(5) English www.bahraini.tv (...)
(6) English www.sportsvenue-technology.com/projects/sakhir/index.html
(7) English https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bahrain_International_CircuitWikipedia
(8) English https://www.formula1.com/en/racing/2020/Sakhir/Circuit.htmlOuter Track 2020
(9) English https://www.formula1.com/en/racing/2021/Bahrain/Circuit.htmlLayout for F.1 Bahrein GP 2021
(10) English www.grandprix.com/ns/ns05326.htmlGrandprix.com: Bahrain track revealed [Publishing date: December 18th 2001]
(11) English www.autosport.com/news/report.php/id/81055Bahrain unveils new layout for F1 race [Publishing date: January 25th 2010]
(12) Italian www.formulapassion.it (...)Radius and angle of each corner of Grand Prix Circuit [Publishing date: March 23rd 2021]
(13) English www.bahraingp.com.bhOfficial website
(14) English www.bahraingp.com.bh/circuit-info.htmlOfficial website

(*) NOTE: a complete and detailed view of the circuit can be found (if available) on Street View by Google Maps and/or Bird's Eye and 3D views by Bing Maps for Enterprise (former Microsoft Virtual Earth): both can be reached using their own link in Aerial photo / Map cell.

(**) For on-line not-English speaking sources, click on each small flag and you open the corresponding Google Translator page with automatic translation.

Grand Prix

Original proposal
Description  
Years 2001
Direction Clockwise   Clockwise
Progetto Proposal Proposal  YES
Proposal not developed YES
Car Circuit YES
Motorbike circuit  
Type Permanent
Inauguration  
Closing  
Last update of this page June 24th 2007
Info last update December 18th 2001
Designer  
Distinctive points  
length 5230  m 17160  ft 3.25  mi Original proposal (10)

Outer circuit
Description  
Years 2003
Direction Clockwise   Clockwise
Progetto Proposal Proposal  YES
Proposal not developed YES
Car Circuit YES
Motorbike circuit  
Type Permanent
Inauguration  
Closing  
Last update of this page June 24th 2007
Info last update July 31st 2003
Designer  
Distinctive points  
length 3400  m 11155  ft 2.113  mi   (5)

Inner circuit
Description  
Years 2003
Direction Anticlockwise   Anticlockwise
Progetto Proposal Proposal  YES
Proposal not developed YES
Car Circuit YES
Motorbike circuit  
Type Permanent
Inauguration  
Closing  
Last update of this page June 24th 2007
Info last update July 31st 2003
Designer  
Distinctive points  
length 2400  m 7874  ft 1.491  mi   (5)

Test oval
Description  
Years 2003
Direction Clockwise   Clockwise
Progetto Proposal Proposal  YES
Proposal not developed YES
Car Circuit  
Motorbike circuit  
Type Permanent
Inauguration  
Closing  
Last update of this page June 24th 2007
Info last update July 31st 2003
Designer  
Distinctive points  
length 2500  m 8202  ft 1.553  mi   (5)

Grand Prix
Description Layout used for all Bahrein F.1 GP but 2010 one.
Years 2004÷...
Direction Clockwise   Clockwise
Progetto Proposal NO
No longer operational  
Car Circuit YES
Motorbike circuit  
Type Permanent
Inauguration 2004
Closing  
Last update of this page March 23rd 2021
Info last update  
Designer  
Distinctive points  
length 5411  m 17753  ft 3.362  mi   (14)
length 5412  m 17756  ft 3.363  mi   (9)
Bend minimum radius 9  m 30  ft    Turn 1 (9)
Bend minimum radius 18  m 59  ft    Turn 2 (9)
Bend minimum radius 96  m 315  ft    Turn 3 (9)
Bend minimum radius 13  m 43  ft    Turn 4 (9)
Bend minimum radius 120  m 394  ft    Turn 5 (9)
Bend minimum radius 57  m 187  ft    Turn 6 (9)
Bend minimum radius 67  m 220  ft    Turn 7 (9)
Bend minimum radius 15  m 49  ft    Turn 8 (9)
Bend minimum radius 74  m 243  ft    Turn 9 (9)
Bend minimum radius 7  m 23  ft    Turn 10 (9)
Bend minimum radius 34  m 112  ft    Turn 11 (9)
Bend minimum radius 108  m 354  ft    Turn 12 (9)
Bend minimum radius 29  m 95  ft    Turn 13 (9)
Bend minimum radius 18  m 59  ft    Turn 14 (9)
Bend minimum radius 99  m 325  ft    Turn 15 (9)
Corner angle 127  ° -132.7  %      Turn 1 (9)
Corner angle -61  ° -180.4  %      Turn 2 (9)
Corner angle 26  ° 48.8  %      Turn 3 (9)
Corner angle 124  ° -148.3  %      Turn 4 (9)
Corner angle -20  ° -36.4  %      Turn 5 (9)
Corner angle 75  ° 373.2  %      Turn 6 (9)
Corner angle -58  ° -160  %      Turn 7 (9)
Corner angle 146  ° -67.5  %      Turn 8 (9)
Corner angle -49  ° -115  %      Turn 9 (9)
Corner angle -112  ° 247.5  %      Turn 10 (9)
Corner angle -118  ° 188.1  %      Turn 11 (9)
Corner angle 92  ° -2863.6  %      Turn 12 (9)
Corner angle 109  ° -290.4  %      Turn 13 (9)
Corner angle 91  ° -5729  %      Turn 14 (9)
Corner angle 25  ° 46.6  %      Turn 15 (9)

Outer Track
Description Layout used for Formula 1 Sakhir GP 2020
Years 2004÷...
Direction Clockwise   Clockwise
Progetto Proposal NO
No longer operational  
Car Circuit YES
Motorbike circuit  
Type Permanent
Inauguration 2004
Closing  
Last update of this page March 23rd 2021
Info last update  
Designer  
Distinctive points  
length 3543  m 11624  ft 2.202  mi   (7)
length 3554  m 11660  ft 2.208  mi   (8)
length 3664  m 12021  ft 2.277  mi   (14)

Oasis / Inner circuit
Description  
Years 2004÷...
Direction Anticlockwise   Anticlockwise
Progetto Proposal NO
No longer operational  
Car Circuit YES
Motorbike circuit  
Type Permanent
Inauguration 2004
Closing  
Last update of this page March 23rd 2021
Info last update  
Designer  
Distinctive points  
length 2550  m 8366  ft 1.585  mi   (14)
length 2550  m 8366  ft 1.585  mi   (7)

Test oval
Description  
Years 2004÷...
Direction Clockwise   Clockwise
Progetto Proposal NO
No longer operational  
Car Circuit YES
Motorbike circuit  
Type Permanent
Inauguration 2004
Closing  
Last update of this page March 23rd 2021
Info last update  
Designer  
Distinctive points  
length 2000  m 6562  ft 1.243  mi   (7)
length 2500  m 8202  ft 1.553  mi   (14)

Paddock Track
Description  
Years 2004÷...
Direction Clockwise   Clockwise
Progetto Proposal NO
No longer operational  
Car Circuit YES
Motorbike circuit  
Type Permanent
Inauguration 2004
Closing  
Last update of this page March 23rd 2021
Info last update  
Designer  
Distinctive points  
length 3596  m 11798  ft 2.235  mi   (14)
length 3700  m 12139  ft 2.299  mi   (7)

Drag Strip
Description  
Years 2004÷...
Direction  
Progetto Proposal NO
No longer operational  
Car Circuit YES
Motorbike circuit  
Type Asphalted Drag strip
Inauguration 2004
Closing  
Last update of this page March 23rd 2021
Info last update  
Designer  
Distinctive points  
length 1200  m 3937  ft 0.746  mi   (14)
length 1200  m 3937  ft 0.746  mi   (7)

Endurance circuit
Description Layout first used in 2006, in 2010 it was used for F.1 GP too.
Years 2006÷...
Direction Clockwise   Clockwise
Progetto Proposal NO
No longer operational  
Car Circuit YES
Motorbike circuit  
Type Permanent
Inauguration December 15th 2006
Closing  
Last update of this page March 23rd 2021
Info last update  
Designer  
Distinctive points  
length 6140  m 20144  ft 3.815  mi   (4)
length 6299  m 20666  ft 3.914  mi   (11)
length 6299  m 20666  ft 3.914  mi   (7)





Updates
Date Track layout Years Description by Map by Thanks to Note
March 23rd 2021     Guido de Carli     Update Description
January 26th 2010 Endurance circuit 2006÷... Guido de Carli   joe Update Description
June 24th 2007     Guido de Carli     Update Description
May 25th 2006 Endurance circuit 2006÷... Guido de Carli   Martin Berrang Update Description
August 12th 2005     Guido de Carli     Update Description
January 7th 2004     Guido de Carli     Update Description
September 14th 2003     Guido de Carli     Update Description
September 23rd 2002     Guido de Carli     New Description without map
Not all eventual updates issued in last years are already visible in this list
 
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