WTCR Race of Bahrain 2022 - 10-12/11/2022

In 100 words… History will be made in the WTCR – FIA World Touring Car Cup this November when Bahrain International Circuit hosts the series’ first event in the Middle East. The inaugural WTCR Race of Bahrain, which is being organised in partnership with WEC promoter Le Mans Endurance Management, will feature one race on Friday November 11 with the second race following on the morning of Saturday November 12 prior to the 8 Hours of Bahrain WEC season finale. Bahrain International Circuit’s full 15-corner, 5.412-kilometre Grand Prix Circuit layout, penned by renowned track designer Hermann Tilke and opened in 2004, will be used.

Photo: DPPI

Bahrain International Circuit
Gate 255, Gulf of Bahrain Avenue Umm Jidar, Sakhir, 1062 Bahrain
Track length:
5.412 kilometres
Race 1 distance:
30 minutes + 1 lap
Race 2 distance:
25 minutes + 1 lap
WTCR qualifying lap record:
To be established
WTCR race lap record:
To be established