Bahrain F1 Grand Prix 2022 Schedule and TV Channel Availability
Formula 1 will return this week with a season opener, the 2022 Bahrain F1 Grand Prix. After two pre-season tests, the fans and the team are eagerly waiting to see the new hierarchy in Bahrain.
After a disastrous Turbo Hybrid era, F1 enters the new era of technical regulations in 2022 with high hopes of seeing closer battles between the teams. But the F1 car launch season revealed a different story, with all teams coming up with a distinctive car design. History has shown us that new regulations will always bring surprises and an undisputed winner will be at the helm from the first race.
The 5.412 km long Bahrain International Circuit will host the season opener for the second consecutive year during the weekend of March 18-20. You can generally expect big racing and decent amounts of overtaking in the 57-lap battle in Bahrain, while drivers have to contend with the wind, racing in the spotlight and struggling to find a setup. decent with the strong temperature fluctuations between sessions.
The toughest point on the track is the tight, downhill, off-camber left-hand corner 10, while the fast run-in turn 12 is another highlight, allowing racers to really feel their cars come to life.
In 2021, Mercedes’ Lewis Hamilton won a biting Bahrain Grand Prix season-opener, triumphing over eventual championship winner Max Verstappen in a fantastic desert duel that went down to the very last lap of the race, as Valtteri Bottas’ second Mercedes completes the podium.
2022 Formula 1 Bahrain Grand Prix Session Times in Different Time Zones
|FP2||15:00||6:00 p.m.||4:00 p.m.||11:00||08:00||01:001||00:001||20:30|
|Qualification||15:00||6:00 p.m.||4:00 p.m.||11:00||08:00||01:001||00:001||20:30|
|Race||15:00||6:00 p.m.||4:00 p.m.||11:00||08:00||01:001||00:001||20:30|
2022 Bahrain Grand Prix TV Channel Availability
In the UK, pay-TV broadcaster Sky Sports will broadcast the entire race weekend, from FP1 to the race, on its dedicated Sky Sports F1 channel. While the ESPN network will broadcast the entire race weekend in the United States.