The Ministry of Sports, in coordination with the Saudi Automobile and Motorcycle Federation, announced the issuance of tickets to attend the “Saudi Formula 1 Grand Prix”, one of the Formula 1 races for this year 2021 AD, which will be held in the Kingdom for the first time, from 3 to 5 December, on Jeddah Corniche. .
It was decided to offer 40 percent of tickets for attending the upcoming race, provided that this percentage can be increased in the future, according to the updates received by the organizing committee of the race from the authorities concerned with following up on the developments of the Corona virus covid 19, in order to ensure that all health and safety standards are observed for all fans and drivers. administrators and participants.
On this occasion, His Highness Prince Abdulaziz bin Turki Al-Faisal, Minister of Sports, said: We are pleased to announce the release of tickets to attend the Formula 1 Saudi Grand Prix, which our dear country will host next December on the Jeddah Corniche. This awaited race, which would not have been held in our dear homeland for the first time without God, then the great and continuous support that we receive in the sports sector from our wise leadership – may God protect it -, and the great support and follow-up given by His Highness, Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman – may God support him – to all global events and activities organized by our country, and to overcome all difficulties in order to organize A global sporting event, and showing it to the whole world in its best form.
He added, “We will prove to the whole world – God willing – and with ambitious leadership, that the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has become an exceptional home to the most prestigious racing series in the world, and we look forward to providing an unforgettable race for all motorsport lovers and enthusiasts, whether those watching on the track or behind the screens.”
The Saudi Grand Prix for Formula 1 provides fans with 3 types of tickets during the three days of the race, which are: Paddock Club, luxury hospitality, and the main platforms, with the price of tickets for the main platform starting from 1800 Saudi riyals for the full package, where ticket holders will enjoy the distinctive view of the starting line. And the end, and the high-speed area in the last section of the circuit at turns 26 and 27, as the speed of cars at the turns exceeds the 322 km / h barrier.
Formula 1 fans can also visit the Paddock Club, to enjoy a weekend at the Jeddah Corniche Circuit in the garages and teams building. From following the Formula 1 World Championship, with a number of entertainment activities, festivals and accompanying music concerts, which will be held around the circuit, and in the fans area throughout the weekend live.
For his part, His Highness, Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Saudi Automobile and Motorcycle Federation, Prince Khaled bin Sultan Al-Abdullah Al-Faisal, welcomed the announcement of the sale of tickets, and said: Today we mark a new step on our way to hosting the first Formula 1 race in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, as we enter the most exciting stages of hosting a sporting summit. Engines in Jeddah, during December 2021 AD, and we are waiting to experience a wonderful race in the newest, fastest and longest street circuit in Formula 1, in addition to various types of entertainment over three days outside the circuit.