Throwback! Take a Look at This Racing Event Hosted by the Bahrain Car Club in 1959

The love for Motorsports!

We all love the F1 fever in Bahrain! And every other week, we’re at the Bahrain International Circuit for a new motorsport event.

The beginnings

But did you know that this passion for all things motorsports dates all the way back to the early 1950s? That’s when the Bahrain Car Club (now Bahrain Motor Federation) was established by a group of Bahraini and British racing enthusiasts!

Check out these throwback pictures of a 1959 desert race hosted by the Club!

The club’s first was organized on December 12th, 1952 with an open invitation to motorists and motor cyclists in Bahrain. And the rest is history, quite literally!

Here’s to our love for motorsports!