With the Bahrain Grand Prix fast approaching, the new season of Formula 2 will be kicking off with a trio of races.
This isn’t the first time the circuit’s featured on the calendar – in fact, it’s been a regular feature since 2017 and made its Formula 2 debut back in 2005.
To give you a little introduction to the circuit here’s Bahrain In Numbers – your statistical preview for the Bahrain Formula 2 rounds.
20 – The number of different winners of GP2/F2 rounds hosted at the Bahrain International Circuit.
3 – The most wins by any driver at the circuit, shared by both Davide Valsecchi (all 2012) and Stoffel Vandoorne (2014-2015)
50% – the percentage of wins that have come from pole position – the most recent being Yuki Tsunoda in last year’s outer circuit feature race
8 – The lowest grid position for a race winner, shared between Nico Rosberg (2005) and Davide Valsecchi (2012)
3.35 – The average grid position for a race winner at Bahrain
5.412km – The length of one lap of the Bahrain International Circuit
78 – The total number of laps across all 3 races for 2021 – 23 in each of Saturday’s sprint races, and 32 in Sunday’s feature race
422.136km – The distance the drivers will have raced after Sunday’s feature race
9 – The number of Bahrain winners who’ve since graduated to Formula 1 (Nico Rosberg, Stoffel Vandoorne, Jolyon Palmer, Rio Haryanto, Charles Leclerc, Lando Norris, Nicholas Latifi & Yuki Tsunoda
101.479s – How long it took Callum Ilott to complete his pole lap last year
65 – The maximum number of points available at this year’s Bahrain Formula 2 round
Who do you think will win the Bahrain Formula 2 rounds? Do you think we’ll have some new statistics to add to the list after the race weekend?