Saudi Arabia surprises with the fastest street circuit in the history of Formula 1

The Jeddah Street Circuit, scene of the first Grand Prix in Saudi territory, promises an average speed of 250 km / h.


The first experience of the F1 en Saudi Arabia promises to be very special as the competition will take place on December 5 The next stage will be the fastest street circuit in the history of the specialist.

With a distance of 6,175 kilometers and 27 curves, the Jeddah Street Circuit It will be the second longest track on the calendar and one of the fastest too, with an average speed of more than 250 km/h according to simulations.

Jeddah Street Circuit

Located in the impressive area of Corniche from Jeddah, approximately 12 km north of the city center, the circuit skirts the Red Sea and surrounds a lagoon. With three possible DRS zones and a night start time, promises a spectacular race.

Developed in close collaboration between Tilke GmbH & Co. KG and the F.1 team led by Ross Brawn, the circuit is atypical compared to other urban tracks. "It is always very exciting to unveil the details of a new circuit and the Jeddah Street Circuit is no exception."Brawn said.

Jeddah Street Circuit

“We have worked closely with the Tilke team and the promoter to ensure a track that offers exciting wheel-to-wheel racing for our fans and challenges all drivers. The design brings out the best of a modern street circuit, but it also has fast-paced free-flow areas that will create fast speeds and overtaking opportunities. ” He added.

His Royal Highness Prince Khalid Bin Sultan Al Faisal, Presidente de la Saudi Arabian Automobile and Motorsports Federation (SAMF) added: “We are looking forward to welcoming motorsport fans to Saudi Arabia. Next December will be a great time. This is a continuation of the unending support for sport in general, and motorsports in particular, from His Royal Highness King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, Prime Minister and His Royal Highness Prince Mohammed bin Salman Crown. Prince of Saudi Arabia ”.

Jeddah Street Circuit“Although this is the first time that we will organize a Formula 1 Grand Prix, the holding of such important international events is further confirmation of the Kingdom's ability to manage and organize these events to the highest standards for our fans and the growing population. young", culminated.

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