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When is F1 pre season testing 2024

When are the F1 pre season testing days of 2024? A crucial question for every fan eagerly awaiting the new racing season. This article provides exactly when the pre season testing days begin.

When is F1 pre season testing of 2024

This year, the F1 testing days will once again take place one week prior to the first GP. The testing days are scheduled for Wednesday, February 21st, Thursday, February 22nd, and Friday, February 23rd, from 7 AM to 4 PM GMT time. All sessions will be held at the Bahrain International Circuit, where the first race of the season will take place on March 2nd. During the testing days, the focus will be on gathering as much data as possible to improve the performance of the car.

Dates and times of pre season testing

Date Time (GMT)
February 21st 7:00 AM - 4:00 PM
February 22st 7:00 AM - 4:00 PM
February 23st 7:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Important to know about the F1 pre season testing days of 2024


The kickoff for the new Formula 1 season is traditionally marked by the testing days. From Wednesday, February 21st to Friday, February 23rd, the Formula 1 teams gather in Bahrain for the 2024 F1 testing days. Here, the drivers get the opportunity to truly test their new cars for the first time. Each testing day starts at 10 AM local time and ends at 4 PM GMT time.

The testing days take place one week before the first Grand Prix weekend of the year, also held at the Bahrain International Circuit. For Max Verstappen and his colleagues, these days are crucial preparation for starting the season as strongly as possible.

Don't miss out on the pre season testing days

Do you want to stay informed about all the technical developments of the cars and not miss a thing during the testing days? Then check out our live blog. We open the blog well before the start of the testing day, and during the action on the circuit, we keep you updated on all developments and off-track reactions. Our readers can expect various reports from the testing day, as well as interviews and technical analyses.

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