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Bahrain Grand Prix 2022

What time does the season-opening Bahrain GP start?

Bahrain will play host to the 2022 F1 season opener on Sunday evening. Here's all you need to know about the race-day schedule.

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The 2022 F1 season gets underway on Sunday with the Bahrain Grand Prix in Sakhir.

Ferrari's Charles Leclerc will start on pole position after getting the better of Red Bull's Max Verstappen in a thrilling qualifying hour, with their teammates close behind.

Mercedes, meanwhile, had to settle for fifth and ninth on the grid with Lewis Hamilton and George Russell respectively, as they attempt to tame the W13.

Sunday's race will get underway at 18:00 local time (15:00 GMT) and run for 57 laps.

2022 Bahrain GP schedule

Session Day Time (GMT) Time (Local)
Race Sunday 15:00 18:00

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