Bahrain International Circuit (BIC), ‘The Home of Motorsport in the Middle East’, hosts on Friday back-to-back activities both outside of the fast lane and in it.
Taking place from 6am to 10am will be the Batelco Fitness on Track, and then from 4pm to 11pm will be an Orange Media Open Track Night.
To book a slot in either the Batelco Fitness on Track or the Orange Media Open Track Night, visit bahraingp.com or call the BIC Hotline on +973-17450000.
Batelco Fitness on Track is a fun physical activity that is perfect for the whole family to enjoy together. Those participating will have the chance to exercise either on foot or on a bicycle within BIC’s safe and controlled environment.
This Friday’s activity will be bright and early, making for a pleasant start to the weekend.
Runners and walkers will be utilising BIC’s 2.550-kilometre Inner Circuit, while cyclists will be able to ride their bikes along the 3.543km Outer Circuit, with another dedicated area for children’s cycling.
The cost to take part is BD2 for cyclists and BD1 for runners. Payment must be made upon booking. Children under the age of 12 can participate for free if accompanied by a paying adult.
BIC’s Batelco Fitness on Track Season Pass is still available. At just BD15, it is ideal for regular participants as it grants access to all Batelco Fitness on Track events throughout the season. The pass is thus a great way to save money over the course of the year. Season Passes can be purchased by contacting the BIC Hotline.
Meanwhile, the Orange Media Open Track Night offers motorsport enthusiasts the chance to satisfy their need for speed in their very own car or motorbike.
Those taking part will get to take their vehicle out for a spin along BIC’s 2.55km Inner Circuit, the same raced on in the Kingdom’s top local championships, while pushing them to their limits within a safe and controlled environment.
To add to that, they will get to take in the magnificence of BIC’s state-of-the-art floodlights, illuminating the track and creating a brilliant setting.
Following the Orange Media Open Track Night activitiy from 4pm to 11pm, an hour-long members-only session will take place from 11pm to midnight.
The cost to take part in Friday’s Orange Media Open Track Night, when booked in advance, is BD99 for the full night, BD71.500 for the half night and BD33 for a single session. Prices for booking on the day itself are BD115.500 for the full night, BD82.500 for the half night and BD44 for a single session.
Instructor sessions are also available at an extra cost, while additional drivers and passengers can also participate for a fee.
Driver etiquette is of ultimate importance in every Orange Media Open Track Night, so there is no close or aggressive overtaking permitted. Overtaking is by invitation between corners and driving is monitored, with poor or dangerous driving being dealt with swiftly by officials.