What is it?
The 2020 Bahrain Grand Prix, the 15th round of the 2020 Formula One World Championship, which takes place at the Bahrain International Park Circuit in Sakhir. It is the first of two races staged at this track, though next week’s Sakhir Grand Prix will be on a different circuit layout.
When is it?
Practice takes place on Friday November 27, with qualifying on Saturday November 28. The race itself on Sunday November 29.
What time does it start?
First practice on Friday runs from 11am-12.30pm GMT with second practice – under lights – from 3pm-4.30pm. Third and final practice from 11am-12noon on Saturday. Qualifying begins at 2pm with the race itself at 2.10pm on Sunday.
What TV channel is it on?
Sky Sports F1 have exclusive coverage rights in the UK this year and indeed for the next few. Their qualifying coverage begins at 1pm on Saturday and their race coverage at 12.30pm on Sunday.
Channel 4 have highlights for this year. Their qualifying program starts at 7pm on Saturday and their race highlights are at 9pm on Sunday.
You can also keep up to date throughout practice, qualifying and the race right here at Telegraph Sport.
What do we know about the Bahrain International Circuit?
- Circuit length: 5.412km
- First grand prix: 2004
- Laps: 57
- Race distance: 308.238km
- Race lap record: 1:31.447 (Pedro de la Rosa, 2005, McLaren)
- 2019 winner: Lewis Hamilton, Mercedes
- Number of corners: 15
- Overtaking chances: Pretty decent overall, though again, you’re most likely to see it along the long pit straight, with the aid of DRS into the heavy braking hairpin at turn one. A couple of other opportunities throughout the lap, though.
What are the latest odds?
- Lewis Hamilton 4/11
- Valtteri Bottas 7/2
- Max Verstappen 6/1
- Daniel Ricciardo 66/1
- Charles Leclerc 66/1
- Sergio Perez 66/1
Source: The Telegraph Travels