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  Sports Venue Technology - Sakhir Motor Racing Circuit
In September 2002 the Kingdom of Bahrain signed a long-term agreement to host a round of the FIA Formula One World Championship from 2004, becoming the first Middle East Grand Prix in the history of the championship.
The groundbreaking ceremony took place in October 2002 and involved Shaikh Salman along with HRH Price Andrew laying the ceremonial marble stone next to where the grandstand will be constructed.
The track will be built on a 400 acre sandy plot of land in Sakhir, 19 miles southwest of the island's capital, Manama.
www.sportsvenue-technology.com /projects/sakhir   (1130 words)

 WWW.PEDRODELAROSA.COM   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
In the last season the track was totally unknown for the drivers and Ferrari achieved a one-two and Jenson Button the third position of the podium.
Sakhir circuit has long straights and very closed curves.
The track is situated in the middle of the desert and the closeness to the dunes will probably make that the sand arrives to the track complicating the adherence of tyres and damaging the live of the engines.
www.pedrodelarosa.com /angles/cronica.asp?id=253   (347 words)

No F1 car has ever been around the new 5.4 km track so it will be a discovery for the teams and drivers.
The Bahrain International Circuit is located in Sakhir, which is around 30 kilometres from the country's Capital of Manama.
Estimated lap times for F1 cars should be in the region of 1'35"000, which translates to an average speed of around 196 km/h.
f1ferrari4ever.tripod.com /Sakhir.htm   (122 words)

 Circuito Sakhir Bahrain F1 | Derapate
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www.derapate.it /s/formula1/circuiti-f1-2007/bahrain-sakhir-f1   (1780 words)

 WhoWon.com ... The Internet Source for Motorsports News and Information
SAKHIR, Bahrain -- Alexander Wurz made a strong return to ‘active’ Formula One duty for McLaren by setting the fastest time in this afternoon’s second practice session in Bahrain.
Wurz’s form was all the more impressive given that the 31 year-old Austrian had never driven the MP4-20, or the Sakhir circuit, before today.
Wurz was the first man to show his hand with a low-fuel run, having set the initial pace with a lap of 1m 33.844s before trimming that to 1m 33.633s.
www.whowon.com /results.asp?trackid=2343&storyid=146381   (626 words)

 theprancinghorse.co.uk - News - Day 1 of testing - Sakhir
First day of testing this week for Scuderia Ferrari Marlboro, working from today at the Sakhir circuit, in Bahrain.
First priority on the day's programme was to fine tune as well as possible the two cars being used - the F2004 fitted with a regulated power V10 and the 248 F1, in the hands of Luca Badoer and Felipe Massa respectively.
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www.theprancinghorse.co.uk /news/02_feb/2006/09.html   (283 words)

 Sakhir Circuit Information
The Bahrain International Circuit is a magnificent complex built expressly to host Formula One in the region.
The Circuit is located in Sakhir, which is around 30 kilometres from the country's Capital of Manama.
Concerns over sand blowing onto the circuit proved to be wide of the mark as race organisers took time to ensure all lose material were firmly 'bonded' to the surface.
f1ferrarifan.50webs.com /Sakhir.htm   (153 words)

 Sporting Life - F1 | French Prix Live at Magny-Cours, Lewis Hamilton, Fernando Alonso, McLaren, Ferrari, Felipe Massa, ...
The circuit is located in Sakhir in the South of the main island (Bahrain Island).
The circuit at Sakhir has accommodation for 50,000 spectators housed in two fixed grandstands and other temporary ones.
The circuit built specially for the arrival of F1 racing, is almost five and a half kilometres long and boasts an inner track of 2.4km with eight turns and an outer track of 3.66km with 10 turns.
www.sportinglife.com /formula1/circuits/sakhir.html   (275 words)

 :: Bahrain World Endurance :: News
He said the Sakhir course was designed last year after a warm up race held in December.
He praised the condition of the Sakhir course which does not have any obstacles and is very comfortable and safe to ride on.
Al Haiki is co-ordinating between the Bahrain Royal Equestrian Federation (Breef) and the Bahrain International Airport for the smooth transport of the horses to the Endurance Village.
www.bahrainendurance.com /world/world_news.asp   (6263 words)

 F3: di Resta retires, but steals Sakhir headlines.
F3: di Resta retires, but steals Sakhir headlines.
He may have been forced to abandon his Manor Motorsport Dallara-Mercedes at half-distance in the Bahrain F3 Superprix, but the trip to the Middle East still crowned a good few days for Paul di Resta.
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www.crash.net /news_View~t~di-Resta-retires--but-steals-Sakhir-headlines-~cid~11~id~103599.htm   (589 words)

Bahrain holds a Grand Prix for the third time at the more and more popular, Sakhir circuit, located in an island of the Middle East.
The Sakhir circuit is known for it’s long straights and closed corners.
In 2006, a total of 22 drivers and 11 teams will be seen on the starting grid, with the new Super Aguri line-up in the F1 FIA World Championship scenario.
www.pedrodelarosa.com /angles/news.asp?id=516&ult=516   (389 words)

 Travel Places
The main focus of the circuit will be motorsport activities the state-of-the-art venue with the superb nine story Sakhir tower and grandstand facilities offers a lot of other possibilities of conferences, open-air concerts and international incentive business five star corporate facilities.
Located in Sakhir, in the south of the country, the US$150 million Bahrain Racing Circuit became operational in early 2004, and hosted a round of the 2004 FIA Formula One World Championship on the 04.04.
The successful operation of Bahrain International Circuit is a national objective, led by HH the Crown Prince, Shaikh Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa, a lifelong motor sport enthusiast and Honorary President of the Bahrain Motor Federation (BMF).
www.travelplaces.co.uk /mr-circuits-bahrain.htm   (357 words)

 Alonso Takes A Bahrain Cakewalk
You could have painted his car scarlet and stuck seven stars on his cap on Sunday and you would have sworn he was Michael Schumacher.
He led the timesheets and grid positions for the entire weekend at Sakhir in Bahrain - first in pre-qualifying, first in qualifying and first - by a country mile - in the race.
He led from start to finish and never looked slightly troubled, and credit where credit is due, I'm afraid - his victory was every bit as comprehensively crushing as any I have watched Michael win.
www.tashitagg.com /12man/00353.asp   (1879 words)

 Formula 1 Travel Guide - Sakhir, Bahrain - mad4F1.com
Located at Sakhir, 30 km south-west of the island's capital, Manama, the Herman Tilke designed circuit.
The construction and plan of the Bahrain International Circuit (B.I.C.) is unique in that it comprises no fewer than six individual tracks, four of which can be used simultaneously.
A visit to Beit Al Qur'an (House of the Qur'an) and the Grand Mosque are also wonderfully informative and uplifting experiences.
www.mad4f1.com /travel-guide/f1-city-sakhir.htm   (432 words)

 The Peninsula On-line: Qatar's leading English Daily
SAKHIR, Bahrain: Racing fever was fast catching on in Bahrain as the free practice sessions began yesterday while Ferrari saw its new car — the F2005 - making its debut at the Bahrain International Circuit.
Alex Wurz set the fastest time for McLaren with 1:30:695 despite never have driven on the Sakhir circuit.
A technician of Renault looks at the new Ferrari F2005 model in Sakhir, south of the capital Manama, yesterday.
www.thepeninsulaqatar.com /Display_news.asp?section=Sports_News&subsection=Motorsport&month=April2005&file=Sports_News200504029258.xml   (502 words)

 Motorsport.com: News channel
Second day of testing this week for Scuderia Ferrari Marlboro, working once again at the Sakhir circuit in Bahrain.
Today saw this long test session held at the Sakhir circuit come to an end, having got underway back on 13th February.
The Scuderia's preparations for the start of the Formula World Championship will resume on 27th February at the Mugello Circuit.
www.motorsport.com /news/article.asp?ID=210333&FS=F1   (183 words)

 Auto Racing Daily : Ferrari Testing At The Sakhir Circuit 27th February
First day of testing this week for Scuderia Ferrari Marlboro, at another three daytest session on the Sakhir circuit in Bahrain.
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www.autoracingdaily.com /article/ferrari_testing_at_the_sakhir_circuit_27th_february   (395 words)

 Bahrain: Sakhir Track Facts || RealHondaF1.com - Unofficial Honda Racing F1 News and Views   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Located in Sakhir, in the south of the country, the US$150 million Bahrain International Circuit opened early in 2004 and hosts the region's second FIA Formula One World Championship Grand Prix.
The facilities include a spectacular 10,000 seater grandstand, a total capacity of 50,000, an impressive pit complex for up to 18 teams and a large media centre for 500 people.
Dominating the circuit is the nine-storey Sakhir Tower, which will host the VIP's attending the race in consummate luxury.
www.sportnetwork.net /main/s169/st69810.htm   (370 words)

 Seeds of Peace: T h eO l i v eB r a n c h:-S e e d so fP e a c e   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Sakhir and I used to fight in coexistence discussions, but then we became close friends.
When we met on the basketball court I could feel the tension in the air between my friends and Sakhir.
Sakhir, as a good friend, respected my family and was with us while we prayed.
www.seedsofpeace.org /site/PageServer/PageServer?pagename=OB_v7i2holiday&printer_friendly=1   (1409 words)

 Auto Racing Daily : Testing At The Sakhir Circuit On 24th February
Testing At The Sakhir Circuit On 24th February
Today marked the end of the first part of this long test session at the Sakhir circuit in Bahrain, attended by nine Formula 1 teams.
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www.autoracingdaily.com /article/testing_at_the_sakhir_circuit_on_24th_february   (489 words)

 Gulf Times – Qatar’s top-selling English daily newspaper - Sport
Finnish McLaren-Mercedes driver Kimi Raikkonen steers his car during the second free practice session of the Bahrain Formula One Grand Prix at Sakhir racetrack, in Manama yesterday.
The 2005 championship runner-up, dogged by engine failure in the past, slowed at turn four of the desert Sakhir circuit during the afternoon’s second hour-long session.
So much so that the 26-year-old Honda driver has bought himself a dream house on the southern tip of the island, not far from the Sakhir circuit that opens the Formula One season on Sunday.
www.gulf-times.com /site/topics/article.asp?cu_no=2&item_no=76353&version=1&template_id=49&parent_id=29   (1507 words)

 Sakhir - Bahrajn
Formuła 1 » Tory F1 » Sakhir - Bahrajn
Wizyta na torze Sakhir w Bahrajnie była pierwszą w historii Formuły 1 na Bliskim Wschodzie.
Tor zlokalizowany jest w mieście Sakhir, które oddalone jest o niespełna 30 kilometrów od stolicy państwa - Manamy.
www.f1.v10.pl /Sakhir,-,Bahrajn,59.html   (298 words)

 Shell and Ferrari - 2004 Circuit - Sakhir, Bahrain
Shell and Ferrari - 2004 Circuit - Sakhir, Bahrain
A dominant display from the Shell-powered Ferrari team today saw the two red cars finish the inaugural Bahrain Grand Prix in first and second positions.
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 Trackpedia - Sakhir
The follow sections describe the turns or series of turns on the race track in a step by step detail from various people who have driven the track
Turn by turn guide to the Sakhir track
Motorcycle turn by turn guide to the Shakir track
www.trackpedia.com /wiki/Sakhir   (430 words)

 All Formula One Info - Bahrain International Circuit
Bahrain International Circuit / Sakhir Grand Prix Circuit
In the south of the country in Sakhir, 30 min.
Bahrain race track in Sakhir was built in 16 months and cost $150 million.
www.allf1.info /tracks/bahrain.php   (269 words)

 noticias - FORMULA 1 - RENAULT: Set-up tips: Sakhir, Bahrain   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Race engineers Rod Nelson and Rémi Taffin explain the subtleties.
Sakhir places extreme demands on a Formula One car’s braking ability.
In terms of brake wear, it is up with Montreal as the most demanding circuit of the year, and the drivers have to brake from 320 kph to first or second gear on three separate occasions.
www.noticias.info /archivo/2005/200503/20050331/20050331_55359.shtm   (888 words)

 Funagain Games: Formula Dé: Circuits 34 & 35: Shanghai (China) & Bahrain (Sakhir Racing Circuit)
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Now you can discover the thrills of driving a real track in your first single-seater: a Formula De.
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www.funagain.com /control/product/~product_id=015332   (306 words)

 Bahrain Formula One Grand Prix Travel and Race Tickets, Sakhir Circuit, WRC Rally, Le Mans 24hr, MotoGP - Superbikes - ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Car rallies have been held in the country for more than 50 years, and interest in the motor racing is only going to increase with the addition of F-1 to the country's sporting calendar.
The new circuit is being built in Sakhir.
It will consist of four tracks, a main racing track, a dragster track, an inner and outer circuit.
www.selectmotorracing.com /info_bahrain.htm   (441 words)

 Motorsport.com: Magazine channel
With two long distance races only a week apart to start, it was a pretty hectic launch.
From Sakhir to Sepang there was qualifying confusion, engine peculiarity, grid indecision, rule-bending bickering and sweltering heat.
Friday practices, for the spectator, have become duller than ever.
www.motorsport.com /magazine/feature.asp?C=WindTunnel&D=2006-03-27   (1355 words)

 itv.com/f1 - Jay Kay joins Sakhir celeb race
Pop star Jay Kay is the latest star name to sign up to Bahrain's pro-celebrity support race.
The 35-year-old Jamiroquai front man, a renowned car lover, will join fellow musicians John Legend and Nick Mason (Pink Floyd) as well as Olympic gold medallists Michael Johnson and Sir Steve Redgrave on the grid at Sakhir.
Kay is no stranger to the F1 paddock and has an extensive collection of exotic cars, which at one time or another has included the Ferrari F40, F50 and currently an Enzo.
www.itv-f1.com /News_Article.aspx?PO_ID=35156   (234 words)

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