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Bahrain Grand Prix
As a part of Formula One Championship, Bahrain Grand Prix was held at the Bahrain International Circuit on April 4, 2004, for the first time. Bahrain Grand Prix was the first Formula One Championship Grand Prix that ever happened in Middle East.
The race is sponsored by Gulf Air. When it came to Grand Prix other countries in the competition to win the prestige to hosted Formula One Grand Prix were, United Arab Emirates, Lebanon, and Egypt. The inaugural race was held in 2004, and it was entitled by FIA as the Best Organized Grand Prix.
Except for 2006, Bahrain Grand Prix was the third race in the Formula One Championship schedule, however in 2006; it took the place of Australian Grand Prix and became the first race of the Formula One calendar.
With the high domestic interest, the Building of the Sakhir Track started in 2002, with the vision of providing the Bahraini racers with a better future.
Before Sakhir Track, Kuwait Circuit was center of attraction when it come to racing in Gulf, however as the soon as Sakhir Track was completed it took the limelight from Kuwait Circuit and became the center of racing in Gulf. The track hosted many races that included GT Races, Australian V8 Supercar series, drag races and the Formula 3 races.
Michael Schumacher won the inaugural Bahrain Grand Prix that was held in 2004. The following year the winner of Bahrain Grand Prix came out to be Fernando Alonso.
The history repeated itself yet again as Fernando Alonso won the Bahrain Grand Prix once again in 2006 as well, and became the first racer ever to win Bahrain Grand Prix more than once. For the next two years, 2007 and 2008, the Bahrain GP was won by Ferrari's Felipe Massa from Brazil.
Though the alcoholic drinks are legal in Bahrain unlike in the countries like Saudi Arabia and Qatar, but still racers do not spray champagne on the podium, they use Waard instead, which is a non alcoholic rose water drink.
In its inaugural year Bahrain GP was supported by Formula BMW Asia. But the series in 2004 faced the problems when the cars one their way from Malaysia were delayed and they had to reschedule the whole series.
So since 2004 BMW Asia never supported Bahrain Grand Prix, which is why in 2005 Bahrain GP was supported by Porsche Supercup. Porsche Supercup has been supporting the races ever since then. A Celebrity race was also held in 2006 that featured the celebrities like Simon Webbe.
The cost that came for building the Bahrain International Circuit was US$ 150 Million. It was a big investment that paid off in even bigger returns.
Bahrain International Circuit equipped with its state of the facilities both for audiences and racers proved out to be the catalyst for the future growth of racing and economy in the Kingdom of Bahrain.
While hosting a sport that demands the Highest Standards of Professionalism, Kingdom of Bahrain has been able to link itself with the international Community.