Formula 1 must respect the customs of Saudi Arabia

All members of the paddock received a dress and conduct code that they must follow during their stay in the Saudi kingdom.

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The organizers of Saudi Arabian Grand Prix de F1, 21st date of this season, they have sent to the teams and journalists covering the World Cup a dress code with what they can or cannot use during their stay in the Saudi kingdom.

This is nothing new and the same has happened in other competitions that have visited the country in recent times, such as the Formula E, the rally Dakar Rally and Extreme E. However, it has attracted a lot of attention in the top-class paddock, whose people are not used to this type of request.

Jeddah F1All hombres They cannot wear muscle shorts or shorts, although the latter has been allowed during both editions of the Dakar. They also cannot go bare-chested.

HR ofMeanwhile, they cannot wear miniskirts or bikinis, nor can they show their back or wear tight-fitting or low-cut clothing. While makeup should not be excessive.

To these orders are added others such as do not make excessive emotional gestures or use language that may be considered inappropriate.

It is worth noting that these measures are according to arabic culture, which is very different from the western one. These are not guidelines that should only be followed in Formula 1, but they are mandatory for all those who travel to this country.

The first Saudi GP will take place December 5 and it will be held on a street map located in the middle of Jeddah, one of the most important cities in the kingdom.

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