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Bahrain Grand Prix 2023

How late does qualifying start for the F1 2023 Bahrain GP?

Bahrain is playing host to the 2023 Formula 1 season-opener this weekend. Here are all the timings you need to catch Saturday's qualifying action.

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After Friday practice for the 2023 Formula 1 Bahrain Grand Prix, there is one question that needs answering.

Can Fernando Alonso and Aston Martin actually fight for pole position, and possibly even the race win?

Teams will get a final chance to fettle their cars in Third Practice on Saturday morning before the lights come on, the sun goes down and Qualifying gets underway.

The action is set to get underway at 18:00 local time in Bahrain, with the table below showing the start time for Qualifying in various countries around the globe.

F1 2023 Bahrain Grand Prix Qualifying start time

Country Timezone Qualifying start time
Bahrain AST 18:00
United Kingdom GMT 15:00
Netherlands/Spain CET 16:00
United States Eastern Time 10:00
United States Pacific Time 07:00
South Africa SAST 17:00
United Arab Emirates GST 19:00
India IST 20:30
Japan JST 00:00 Sunday
Australia Eastern AEST 02:00 Sunday
Brazil (Brasilia) BRT 12:00

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