FORMULA ONE have introduced that there will likely be a Grand Prix in Saudi Arabia in November 2021.
The brand-new race will happen within the metropolis of Jeddah, with the observe to run alongside the banks of the Purple Sea.
It has been introduced that the Saudi Arabian Grand Prix has been added to the 2021 calendarCredit score: Saudi Arabia Tourism
The rest of the F1 2021 schedule is anticipated to be revealed within the close to futureCredit score: Getty Photographs – Getty
Saudi Arabia will change into the thirty third nation to host a spherical of the Components One World Championship when it showcases the race subsequent 12 months.
Jeddah would be the venue for the Grand Prix till a purpose-built observe at Qiddiyah is accomplished, with it not anticipated to be prepared till 2023.
F1 have introduced that the ultimate observe design for the 2021 circuit is but to be determined, although organisers need it to happen at evening beneath the lights.
Talking of the information, Chairman and CEO of Components 1 Chase Carey mentioned: “We’re excited to welcome Saudi Arabia to Components 1 for the 2021 season and welcome their announcement following hypothesis in latest days.
“Saudi Arabia is a rustic that’s quickly changing into a hub for sports activities and leisure with many main occasions happening there lately and we’re more than happy that Components 1 will likely be racing there from subsequent season.
“The area is vastly vital to us and with 70 per cent of the inhabitants of Saudi being beneath 30 we’re excited concerning the potential to succeed in new followers and convey our present followers world wide thrilling racing from an unimaginable and historic location.
“We will likely be publishing our full provisional 2021 calendar within the coming weeks and this will likely be submitted to the World Motor Sport Council for approval.”
Saudi Sports activities Minister Prince Abdulaziz Bin Turki AlFaisal Al Saud added: “Saudi Arabia is accelerating ahead and the velocity, power, pleasure of Components 1 completely displays the transformational journey the nation is on.
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“As we’ve witnessed lately our individuals need to be on the very coronary heart of the largest moments in stay sport and leisure.
“They usually don’t come any greater than Components 1.
“Regardless of the place on the planet it’s held, Components 1 is an occasion that brings individuals collectively to have fun an event that goes far past sport.
“We look ahead to sharing this distinctive expertise and sharing Jeddah with the world. For a lot of Saudis this will likely be a dream come true.”
The rest of the F1 2021 schedule is anticipated to be revealed within the close to future.