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Tickets Continue To Sell As Bahrain Grand Prix Nears
04 : 58 PM - 20/03/2013
Manama, March 20 (BNA)-- With less than a month remaining before the 2013 Formula 1™ Gulf Air Bahrain Grand Prix, time is running out for fans to purchase tickets to the biggest sporting and social occasion of the year.

Tickets are still available for the not-to-be-missed extravaganza of motor racing and entertainment, taking place at Bahrain International Circuit in Sakhir on April 19-20-21.

It will mark the ninth edition of the Bahrain race, as well as the fourth round of this year’s FIA Formula 1™ World Championship.

With an increased interest in this year’s Grand Prix from all across the kingdom and beyond, tickets continue to sell fast and fans are advised to pick their up today to avoid any disappointment.

BIC, in cooperation with national carriers Gulf Air, calls on everyone to “Imagine Your Moment” and join in on a fantastic three days of fun and memories.

There is something for everyone at the Bahrain Grand Prix – be it the pinnacle of motor racing that is Formula 1™ or the packed programme of off-track entertainment that will be capped by a spectacular live concert by Grammy Award winning R&B artists Ne-Yo – so both die-hard race fans and entertainment-seekers alike can enjoy everything on offer at the world-class desert race track.

Tickets to the Grand Prix can be purchased for the entire race weekend or for Race Day alone. All three-day ticket holders get exclusive bonuses not available to single-day pass holders, such as a Pit Lane Walk on the Thursday of the Gulf Air Bahrain Grand Prix.

Tickets can be purchased for the various grandstands strategically located around BIC, including the Main Grandstand, the Turn One Grandstand, the University Grandstand, the Batelco Grandstand, and the Victory Grandstand.

Tickets cost BD180 for the Main Grandstand for all three days of action, and BD155 for Race Day alone. The Batelco Grandstand offers tickets at BD120 apiece for three days and BD105 for Race Day.

Tickets to the Turn One Grandstand are BD80 for the weekend and BD70 for the Grand Prix, while University Grandstand tickets cost BD65 for all three days and BD55 for Race Day.

Victory Grandstand tickets are priced the lowest. They cost BD50 for the entire three-day weekend and BD40 for Race Day alone.

Whichever tickets are purchase, fans will get the best value for money as the Gulf Air Bahrain Grand Prix has so much to offer and everyone will walk away with experience they will never forget.

A Friday Roaming Ticket is also available and it can be purchased at BD65 for those looking to experience all the vantage points of the track on the Friday alone. Tickets can also be bought for the Gulf Air Club lounge for BD40 for all three days or BD20 for Friday only. The lounge is where fans can watch the events in a luxury tent with limitless food and beverages.

Meanwhile, all kinds of discounts are available for youngsters. Children aged three to 15 years old receive a 50 per cent discount on each ticket, while school students aged 16 and 17 can get a 25 per cent discount. University students receive a 10 per cent discount.

People with special needs are offered a 25 per cent discount, as are senior citizens aged 60 years old and above.

Further details on tickets and on the Gulf Air Bahrain Grand Prix are available online at by calling the circuit Hotline on +973-17-450000. They are also available at the BIC stands and at the Welcome Centre located at the BIC entrance.

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