Formula 1: Where and when to watch the Saudi Arabian Grand Prix?

Formula 1 made its return at the end of February at the Bahrain Grand Prix which saw Max Verstappen (Red Bull Racing) take his first success of the season, ahead of his team-mate Sergio Pérez and veteran Fernando Alonso (Aston Martin). . On Sunday March 19, the drivers will set off on the international circuit of Sakhir, for the Grand Prix of Saudi Arabia (Jeddah).

When is the Grand Prix?

The Saudi Arabian Grand Prix is ​​held from March 17-19, with the race scheduled to start at 6:00 p.m. on Sunday. Here is the full schedule for the weekend:

DI1 : Friday March 17 at 2:30 p.m.
DI2 : Friday March 17 at 6 p.m.
EL3 : Saturday March 18 at 2:30 p.m.

Qualifications : Saturday March 18 at 6 p.m.

Race : Sunday March 19 at 6 p.m.

The Race Format

Circuit length : 6.174 km
Number of kilometers : 308.45km
Number of turns : 50

The circuit is fast. Very fast. Average speeds around the Jeddah Corniche circuit are around 250km/h – faster than Silverstone, and just behind Monza. It’s quite simply the fastest street circuit in Formula 1 – while the track also features the most corners on the calendar with a total of 27, many of them fast and twisty.

Where to watch it?

In France, Canal+ is the only broadcaster of the Saudi Arabian Grand Prix, and more generally of all Formula 1 races. It is also possible to subscribe to F1 TV, for €64.99 per year or €7.99 € per month.

Note that the Grand Prix will be broadcast by Canal+ in clear, French law obliging Canal+ to broadcast three GPs in clear each season.

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