2/28/2012

Bahrain GP 2012: Information Concerning the Accreditation Procedure for National Press Share |


Manama, Feb. 28. (BNA) -- The following information concerns the accreditation procedure for the National Press who intend to cover the 2012 Gulf Air Bahrain Grand Prix, the fourth round of the FIA Formula One World Championship, which takes place from April 20 to 22, 2012 at Bahrain International Circuit in Sakhir.
National Press:Members of the written media of the following countries will be regarded as “National Press”: Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates. Your accreditation request will be handled by the National Accreditation Office in Bahrain at the following address:
Gulf Air Bahrain Grand Prix Accreditation Office
Mohammed Shareeda
P.O. Box 26381
Manama, Kingdom of Bahrain
Phone: +973 17 451789
Fax: +973 17 451112
E-mail: media@bic.com.bh / m.shareeda@bic.com.bh

National News Agency:News agencies from the above mentioned countries are also invited to send their accreditation request to the National Accreditation Office in Bahrain.
How to receive the accreditation form:
In order to officially receive your application form, we would ask that you send a short e-mail or fax to the National Accreditation Office in Bahrain stating the name of the publication, the number of journalists or photographers who would like to attend the race weekend, as well as your contact details including full postal address.
Alternatively, you can download the application form from the Bahrain International Circuit website, http://www.bahraingp.com/.


Deadline:You will be required to return the form to us by post with a number of documents that will be detailed in the form you receive. This form must reach us before 18th March, 2012. Applications received after this date cannot be considered.

International Press:Members from the written Press of any country other than those listed above as “National Press” who require accreditation are asked to send their applications to the FIA External Relations Department, 8 Place de la Concorde, 75008 Paris, France, phone +33-1-43125815, fax +33-1-43125819 or e-mail: press@fiacommunications.com. The 2012 Formula One Accreditation Procedure is available on http://www.fia.com/ under the Press section: Procedures for Accreditation.
TV, International Radio and Electronic Media:
News agency from any other country than those listed above as “National Press” as well as ALL TV stations and electronic media, e.g. magazines that are only published on the Internet, should contact the following address:


Formula One Management Ltd. (FOM)Accreditation Service
6 Princes Gate
London SW7
Great Britain
Tel: + 44 207 584 66 68
Fax: + 44 207 589 21 91
Email: media@fomltd.com

Accommodation:If members of the press require help with booking accommodation for the 2012 Gulf Air Bahrain Grand Prix please contact the National Accreditation Office.
For further information please contact the National Accreditation Office in Bahrain.
Thank you.

WHQ