At a press conference held yesterday, BIC announced several exciting details for the Formula 1 Gulf Air Bahrain Grand Prix 2019, taking place March 28 to 31 as the second round of the new season.
The region’s biggest event is set to be the landmark 15th edition of the desert race, and it once again promises to be a spectacular extravaganza of racing and entertainment, held over four days for the first time ever.
BIC Commercial Director Sherif Al Mahdy and Gulf Air Director of Marketing Mohamed Jamsheer spoke this evening at a press conference held at The Avenues – Bahrain, revealing some of the major details of next year’s Formula 1 weekend.
“Every year, we try and raise the bar for our concert programme for F1,” BIC Chief Executive Shaikh Salman bin Isa Al Khalifa commented. “We are therefore extremely proud to be welcoming the world greatest DJ, Martin Garrix, as the first in our line-up for the race weekend. The combination of the excitement of F1 with the concert line up we are planning will make Bahrain 2019 without doubt our biggest event ever.”
Gulf Air Chief Executive Officer Krešimir Kučko added: “This is an exciting time for Gulf Air and the Kingdom of Bahrain as a whole. We are delighted to once again welcome visitors to Bahrain to attend the Formula 1 2019 Gulf Air Bahrain Grand Prix. There’s so much to look forward to this year and, on behalf of Gulf Air, we are honoured to be longstanding partners with the Formula 1 and the BIC to bring race to Bahrain year after year.”
Mr Al Mahdy said: “As the 15th edition of our event, we have put together an extra-special programme of the very best of motorsport and family entertainment, and together with Gulf Air and our other valued partners, we cannot wait to deliver another memorable occasion to Formula 1 fans. Whilst we will be announcing many more exciting plans for the race over the coming weeks, I would urge fans to get booking their tickets quickly, to take advantage of the early bird offer.” Among the major announcements at the press conference was that superstar DJ and record producer Martin Garrix will be performing live on the Friday of the Bahrain Grand Prix (March 29).