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Bahrain pre-season test 2022

How late does F1 testing start in Bahrain?

Bahrain will stage the last three days of pre-season testing this week. But when is the action taking place? RacingNews365.com provides an overview.

Ricciardo Bahrain
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Formula 1 cars will return to action this week for the second and final pre-season test at the Bahrain International Circuit.

As per Barcelona a couple of weeks ago, the Bahrain test will be split into six sessions, with a morning and afternoon session held every day.

The pit lane will open each morning at 10:00 local time (07:00 GMT). After four hours of track action, the field will break for lunch at 14:00 local time (11:00 GMT).

In the afternoon, cars will return to the circuit between 15:00-19:00 local time (12:00-16:00 GMT), as day turns to night in the Sakhir desert.

The three days of testing action are set to be shown live on Sky Sports F1, while RacingNews365.com will also be present at the circuit to keep you informed about developments via our live blog.

Schedule for the 2022 F1 Bahrain pre-season test

Date Session Time (GMT)
Thursday 10 March Day 1 - Morning session 07:00-11:00
Thursday 10 March Day 1 - Afternoon session 12:00-16:00
Friday 11 March Day 2 - Morning session 07:00-11:00
Friday 11 March Day 2 - Afternoon session 12:00-16:00
Saturday 12 March Day 3 - Morning session 07:00-11:00
Saturday 12 March Day 3 - Afternoon session 12:00-16:00

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