APRIL 16, 2009
Watch the Chinese GP on Bahrain TV Channel 44
Formula 1 fans in the Gulf will get the chance to watch all the action from this weekend's Chinese GP on Bahrain's Channel 44, which will broadcast Arabic commentary during the qualifying and the races.
Bahrain Sports 1 will also air the practice sessions in Arabic, while qualifying and the race will be covered by the English BBC commentary team, led by Martin Brundle. All the support races will also be broadcast on this channel which can be found on Arabsat badr 4, frequency 12226, polarity horizontal fec 3/4, symbol rate 27500.
For the diehard fans there will be coverage of the free practice sessions on Friday between 0500 and 0630 (Bahrain time) and between 0900 and 1030. Practice on Saturday will begin at 0600, with qualifying being shown from 0900, while the race on Sunday will br broadcast at 1000.
With the next race being a week later in Bahrain, the TV coverage in the Gulf will certainly help to add to the excitement.