FIA WEC 6 Hours of Bahrain 11th – 12th November 2014 – Blog

My journey to Heathrow was amazing the sunrise was one of the best I have seen for a long time. I suppose the only problem I had I was in a car on the M25. But I managed to get a picture from the car on my iPhone 5S.

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Arriving at the Heathrow airport Terminal 5

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We are told there is a technical fault with our plane.  1 hour later we are on board.

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View from the window of Twickenham Stadium

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View of London from the plane

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Coming into land at Bahrain Airport. This is another country I can add to the list.

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We collect the hire car and drive to the Hotel. We notice the Bahrain billboards are promoting the FIA WEC 6 Hour of Bahrain race.

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We are staying at the Fraser Suite Hotel, lovely accommodation great views form the 18th floor. IMG_5942

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We get to the circuit the temperature is a warm 28 degrees. Its a dry heat not too much humidity.

Today is set up day and to check the track and to check the banners with the FIA WEC team.

- 6 Hours of Bahrain at Bahrain International Circuit (BIC) - Sakhir - Kingdom of Bahrain

Anthony Davidson (GBR) / Sebastien Buemi (CHE) / Car #8 LMP1 Toyota Racing (JPN) Toyota TS 040 - Hybrid  - 6 Hours of Bahrain at Bahrain International Circuit (BIC) - Sakhir - Kingdom of Bahrain

Richard Lietz (AUT) / Jorg Bergmeister (DEU) / Nick Tandy (GBR) / Car #91 LMGTE PRO Porsche Team Manthey (DEU) Porsche 911 RSR - 6 Hours of Bahrain at Bahrain International Circuit (BIC) - Sakhir - Kingdom of Bahrain

Michelin Tyre Area - 6 Hours of Bahrain at Bahrain International Circuit (BIC) - Sakhir - Kingdom of Bahrain

Michelin Tyre Area - 6 Hours of Bahrain at Bahrain International Circuit (BIC) - Sakhir - Kingdom of Bahrain

Ambience view of the Circuit

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View of the Circuit - 6 Hours of Bahrain at Bahrain International Circuit (BIC) - Sakhir - Kingdom of Bahrain

Francois Perrodo (FRA) / Emmanuel Collard (FRA) / Matthieu Vaxiviere (FRA) / Car #75 LMGTE AM Prospeed Competition (BEL) Porsche 911 GT3 RSR - 6 Hours of Bahrain at Bahrain International Circuit (BIC) - Sakhir - Kingdom of Bahrain

Sunset 6 - 6 Hours of Bahrain at Bahrain International Circuit (BIC) - Sakhir - Kingdom of Bahrain

Exit from the circuit WEC Flags - 6 Hours of Bahrain at Bahrain International Circuit (BIC) - Sakhir - Kingdom of Bahrain

View of the circuit  WEC banner6 - 6 Hours of Bahrain at Bahrain International Circuit (BIC) - Sakhir - Kingdom of Bahrain

Paul Dalla Lana (CAN) / Pedro Lamy (PRT) / Christoffer Nygaard (DNK) / Car #98 LMGTE AM Aston Martin Racing (GBR) Aston Martin Vantage V8 - 6 Hours of Bahrain at Bahrain International Circuit (BIC) - Sakhir - Kingdom of Bahrain

Porsche Team - 6 Hours of Bahrain at Bahrain International Circuit (BIC) - Sakhir - Kingdom of Bahrain

WEC Flag Sunset - 6 Hours of Bahrain at Bahrain International Circuit (BIC) - Sakhir - Kingdom of Bahrain

The circuit now has 100% lighting all round.

Lights turned on at the circuit - 6 Hours of Bahrain at Bahrain International Circuit (BIC) - Sakhir - Kingdom of Bahrain

Lights turned on at the circuit - 6 Hours of Bahrain at Bahrain International Circuit (BIC) - Sakhir - Kingdom of Bahrain

That evening we are invited by Sheikh Salman and everyone at @BAH_Int_Circuit for a superb welcome party in the paddock. This is a time to enjoy ourselves but also we need to take photos from the event. Good fun.

Welcome Party - 6 Hours of Bahrain at Bahrain International Circuit (BIC) - Sakhir - Kingdom of Bahrain

Welcome Party - 6 Hours of Bahrain at Bahrain International Circuit (BIC) - Sakhir - Kingdom of Bahrain

Welcome Party - 6 Hours of Bahrain at Bahrain International Circuit (BIC) - Sakhir - Kingdom of Bahrain

- 6 Hours of Bahrain at Bahrain International Circuit (BIC) - Sakhir - Kingdom of Bahrain

Welcome Party - 6 Hours of Bahrain at Bahrain International Circuit (BIC) - Sakhir - Kingdom of Bahrain

Welcome Party - 6 Hours of Bahrain at Bahrain International Circuit (BIC) - Sakhir - Kingdom of Bahrain

Welcome Party - 6 Hours of Bahrain at Bahrain International Circuit (BIC) - Sakhir - Kingdom of Bahrain

Welcome Party - 6 Hours of Bahrain at Bahrain International Circuit (BIC) - Sakhir - Kingdom of Bahrain

Welcome Party - 6 Hours of Bahrain at Bahrain International Circuit (BIC) - Sakhir - Kingdom of Bahrain

Welcome Party - 6 Hours of Bahrain at Bahrain International Circuit (BIC) - Sakhir - Kingdom of Bahrain

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