The pinnacle of motorsport will be returning to the world’s fastest street circuit on 7th-9th March, 2024

Jeddah, Saudi Arabia (5th July 2023) –The Saudi Motorsport Company (SMC) has today welcomed the announcement that the FORMULA 1 SAUDI ARABIAN GRAND PRIX will be returning to Jeddah, home of the world’s fastest street circuit, on 7th-9th March 2024. The pinnacle of motorsport’s fourth visit to Saudi Arabia will see a change to its previous weekend format, with the Grand Prix taking place on Saturday night in order to avoid a potential clash with the start of the holy month of Ramadan, which is scheduled to begin the following week.

Today’s announcement was made as part of the provisional release of the 2024 FIA Formula 1 World Championship calendar, meaning the Jeddah race weekend will once again be the second of the season, when the championship will be wide open and all to play for under the lights on the shore of the magnificent Red Sea!

The Jeddah Corniche Circuit has quickly established itself as one of the most exhilarating tracks on the F1 calendar, making Formula 1’s highly anticipated return to Saudi Arabia on the weekend of March 7th -9th, 2024 one that F1 fans will be eagerly marking on their calendars.

Audiences will once more be able to watch the world’s greatest drivers take on the thrilling Jeddah Corniche Circuit - the fastest and longest street circuit in the world - as they go wheel to wheel at average speeds of up to 252km/h.

Last year’s visit of F1 to Jeddah proved to be another spectacular occasion, which saw Red Bull Racing’s Sergio Perez cross the finish line after 50 thrilling laps around the Jeddah Corniche Circuit to win In front of a bumper crowd of over 140,000 spectators. In doing so, he ensured that to date there has been a different winner in Jeddah every race. Will we see another new name added to the list next year?

The fun won’t stop on the racetrack as the F1 weekend in Jeddah will once again be delivering another incredible line up of live music concerts by some of the biggest acts in the world.

HRH Prince Khalid Bin Sultan Al Abdullah Al-Faisal, Chairman of the Saudi Automobile and Motorcycle Federation and the Saudi Motorsport Company, commented on today’s news: “Everyone at the Saudi Motorsport Company and the Saudi Automobile and Motorcycle Federation is thrilled to welcome F1 back to Jeddah for the fourth edition of the Formula 1 Saudi Arabian Grand Prix next March 7th – 9th. The Jeddah Corniche Circuit continues to prove itself to be one of the most exciting and challenging tracks on the F1 calendar, with our previous three races serving up consistently excellent, adrenaline fuelled racing. Beyond the action on track, we are working hard to deliver another three days of non-stop entertainment for the whole family with some of the biggest names in music expected to return to our Main Stage once again. The Formula 1 Saudi Arabian Grand Prix is an event that caters for everyone and we can’t wait to welcome F1 teams, drivers, and fans back to Jeddah once more in 2024!”

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