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BIC set to host second Open Track Night

Thu, 07 Jun 2018
GDN Online Desk

AS the summer heat reaches extreme levels, so do the action and intensity at Bahrain International Circuit (BIC).

Tomorrow, “The Home of Motorsport in the Middle East” hosts a fantastic double-header with an Open Track Night for cars and motorbikes as well as an exciting evening of Burnout.

This will be the second Open Track held during the Holy Month of Ramadan. The activity is scheduled to be held from 8pm to 1am along BIC’s brilliantly floodlit 2.55km Inner Track.

Open Track Night is one of the most popular activities for race fans being offered at BIC. It is a non-competitive event that allows drivers to come and explore their very own car’s or bike’s performance in a safe, controlled and professional environment.


Driver etiquette is of ultimate importance so there is no close or aggressive overtaking. Overtaking is by invitation between corners and driving is monitored, with poor or dangerous driving dealt with swiftly.

The event attracts some serious sports cars and bikes that you rarely ever see hitting the streets. Many of these top-of-the-line automobiles will be coming from all over the Gulf, including from Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Oman and the UAE.

Participants can choose between driving for the full night at BD95 per person, or for just half the night at BD68. A single session can also be availed for at BD35. Friends or family members accompanying drivers also have a chance to be a part of all the action as a passenger. The fee is BD12.

Meanwhile, Burnout will be taking place for the fifth successive weekend at a special course along BIC’s car park. It is one of the most popular events at the circuit during Ramadan. Scores of participants from all over the Gulf put on a fantastic show for massive crowds.

Burnout offers a unique spectacle for fans, with the sight of huge flames and rapidly rising white smoke, along with the smell of burning rubber, rousing the senses.

There will be a limited number of entries accepted for today’s event, so those interested in taking part are requested to come to BIC’s car park number 10 as early as 2pm to reserve their slot. Entry is on a first-come, first-served basis.

To find out more about Open Track or Burnout, visit or call +973-17-450000. Also, follow BIC’s official social media accounts on Facebook (, Twitter (@BAH_Int_Circuit), Instagram ( and YouTube ( for regular updates.

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