Formula One: Only vaccinated and Covid recovered fans can attend Bahrain Grand Prix

Two F1 races were held without fans in Sakhir late last year. (AFP file)
Two F1 races were held without fans in Sakhir late last year. (AFP file)

Manama - Tickets will be sold at a single discounted price of 100 Bahraini Dinars ($265) for the March 26-28 event.



By AP

Published: Fri 5 Mar 2021, 2:36 PM

Last updated: Fri 5 Mar 2021, 3:18 PM

Tickets will be sold to fans for Formula One’s season-opening Bahrain Grand Prix provided they have been vaccinated against Covid-19 or can prove they've recovered from it, organisers said.

The Bahrain International Circuit said tickets will be sold at a single discounted price of 100 Bahraini Dinars ($265) for the March 26-28 event.

Fans attending must show that two weeks have elapsed since they had a second vaccine jab or since the date they tested positive for the virus.

“Comprehensive measures will be put in place at the circuit to ensure spectators can enjoy the excitement of F1 in a safe environment,” organisers said in a statement.

Organisers added that “food, beverage and fan experiences have been carefully selected to allow for social distancing and enhanced sanitation measures” and that mask wearing is mandatory at all times.

There will be no corporate lounges or indoor activities during the race weekend.

Two F1 races were held without fans in Sakhir late last year, with only a handful of healthcare workers invited in recognition of their efforts amid the coronavirus pandemic.


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