Formula one fans in the UK enjoyed the taste of Bahrain at the recent British Grand Prix following a unique link up between Bahrain International Circuit (BIC) and a well-known restaurant in the kingdom.

As part of ‘the home of motorsport in the Middle East’ sales and promotional stand at Silverstone, BIC and Villa Mamas by Roaya Saleh, held a food sampling experience.

Attendees were treated to a variety of delicacies including both classic and modern Middle Eastern cuisine. They were also able to try out a giant slot car Scalextric racing set in the layout of the Sakhir circuit, take on a racing simulator experience and have their names written in traditional Arabic calligraphy.

Fans trying classic and modern Middle Eastern treats

Special ticket sales and travel packages for the Formula 1 Bahrain Grand Prix 2025 were also made available to F1 enthusiasts hoping to capture more of the action.

Travel packages, specially curated in co-operation with Gulf Air Holidays and Bahrain Tourism and Exhibitions Authority, were also available, including a combination of return flight options, hotel accommodation, race ticket options and transfers.

l For more information on travel packages and to make a booking online, fans are encouraged to visit All details on ticket sales and next year’s F1 weekend in Bahrain are available online at BIC’s official website,, or by calling the BIC Hotline at 17450000.


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