Postponing the start of the Saudi Formula 1 Grand Prix


Dubai, United Arab Emirates (CNN) – The organizer of Formula 1 races has announced the amendment of the start dates for the 2021 races, and postponing them by one week due to the continuing restrictions imposed on international travel due to the circumstances of the emerging Corona virus pandemic, according to the Saudi Press Agency (SPA). .

The decision means postponing the holding of the Formula 1 Grand Prix in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, to be held from December 3 to December 5 instead of November 26 to 28, according to WAS.

Whereas, the Bahrain Grand Prix will start on March 28, after the traditional opening race to be held in Australia has been moved from March to November, and all races after that have been postponed for a week for each round.

The Saudi Press Agency quoted the Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Saudi Automobile and Motorcycle Federation, Prince Khaled bin Sultan Al-Abdullah Al-Faisal, as saying: “We fully understand and agree with Formula 1’s decision to readjust the calendar for the 2021 season, with the assurance that the measure will never affect the enthusiasm, excitement and expectations, especially It takes place in the final stages of the season which is witnessing intense competition. ”

The Formula 1 Saudi Grand Prix will be held on the Corniche in Jeddah overlooking the Red Sea.


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