GulfRun 13 February 8/9 2018 at the Bahrain International Circuit

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Event Map Day 1 - Thursday, February 8 Day 2 - Friday, February 9

Important Track Rules GulfRun Notes Competition Rules

Event Map


Day 1 - Thursday, Feburary 8


Morning session

(Cars 1-30 on Inner / Cars 31-60 on Outer)

  • 9.00am: briefing
  • 10.00am – 10.30am: lead follow
  • 10.30am – 1.15pm: Timing for points
  • 1.15pm – 2.00pm
Group Photo
  • 2.00pm – 2.30pm
Evening Session

(Cars 1-30 on Outer / Cars 31-60 on Inner)

  • 2.30pm – 2.45pm: Line up in pit lane
  • 2.45pm – 3.15pm: lead follow
  • 3.15pm – 6.00pm: Timing for points

E.K. Kanoo Drag & Drift Nights
  • 6.00pm+

Day 2 - Friday, February 9


Morning session – Endurance Circuit
  • 9.00am: briefing
  • 10.00am – 10.30am: Lead-follow
  • 10.30am – 1.45pm: Timing for points
  • 1.45pm – 2.45pm
Evening Session – GP Circuit
  • 2.45pm – 3.15pm: Lead-follow
  • 3.15pm – 6.30pm: Timing for points
Award Ceremony
  • 6.30pm – 7.00pm: GulfRun Award Ceremony

Important Track Rules

  • Briefing session will start at 9:00am; drivers who have not completed the briefing will not be allowed to drive on the track.
  • The times listed below are absolute – doors for briefing will be closed at 9.00AM
  • If you miss the briefing, you must wait until an instructor is available to brief you. This will depend on their availability and will take time.
  • Official lap timings will be done as mentioned in schedule; drivers will only be allowed to drive their own cars at that time.
  • Only registered drivers will be able to drive and not the passengers. Not even for one lap this is for the safety and fairness of other registered drivers.
  • Transponders will be attached to your cars, make sure they are removed before you leave the track if they are lost or damaged you will be liable for it.
  • No drifting or stunt-driving will be allowed on the track; your car will be removed from the track and not allowed to participate if you drive dangerously or aggressively.
  • This is a time attack event – All times will be recorded; there is no need to race each other on track.

GulfRun Notes

Some petrol stations in Bahrain now offer ultra-gasoline, there is one located close to the BIC.

For those of you running special tunes, we highly recommend you bring fuel or purchase racing gas from Bahrain. There is a limited availability of VP RACING gasoline on track – Please contact us if you have need any assistance procuring fuel.

Helmets are required on the track; you should bring your own helmet (Motorcycle helmets allowed) with you.
Pirelli will be available on track to provide tire services; they will also have a limited stock available if you would like to purchase tires from them. If your car has special considerations and you will need another set during day 2, we advise you to bring a set with you.
We highly recommend that you contact your Insurance Company to extend insurance coverage to the GCC region. GulfRun is not responsible for any damages and or accidents that occur during the event or transportation.
ID Cards
You will be issues an Event ID during the briefing – Please have your pass on you at all times; this will be used for registration and to identify yourself as the driver during timings.

Competition Rules

Fastest lap times on three of the Bahrain International Circuits tracks.

Circuit competition will consist of four tracks; points will be awarded for the fastest completion time per track. The winner will judged based on combined points from all four tracks; trophies will be awarded to the top three spots in each class. Official timings will be recorded during the session after lead-follow of each track. In the case that two cars have the same points in the same class, the trophy will be awarded to the participant with the fastest combined time. We will be awarding points based on the F1 Point scoring system (for seasons 2003-2009)

First Second Third Fourth Fifth Sixth Seventh Eight
10 pts 8 pts 6 pts 5 pts 4 pts 3 pts 2 pts 1 pts