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Bahrain Grand Prix 2023

What time does the 2023 F1 Bahrain GP start?

The Bahrain International Circuit plays host to the first round of the 2023 F1 season. Here are the start times for the Bahrain Grand Prix.

Reigning F1 World Champion Max Verstappen will line up on pole position for the Bahrain Grand Prix in a Red Bull front row lockout.

The Dutchman secured a 21st career pole by a comfortable margin over teammate Sergio Perez, with the Ferrari duo of Charles Leclerc and Carlos Sainz slotting in behind.

Fernando Alonso will start from fifth, ahead of Mercedes pair George Russell and Lewis Hamilton for the 2023 season-opener.

The 57-lap race will start at 18:00 local time (15:00 GMT), with warm conditions expected throughout.

Below is a table containing race start times across the globe.

2023 F1 Bahrain GP race start times

Time zone Race start time
Pacific Daylight Time 08:00
Central Daylight Time 10:00
Eastern Daylight Time 11:00
Brasilia Time 12:00
Greenwich Mean Time 15:00
Central European Time 16:00
Arabian Standard Time - Bahrain 18:00
Gulf Standard Time 19:00
India Standard Time 20:30
Western Indonesian Time 22:00
China Standard Time 23:00
Korea Standard Time 00:00 (Monday)
Australian Eastern Standard Time 01:00 (Monday)
New Zealand Time 04:00 (Monday)

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