Saudi Arabia presents the fastest street circuit in the world

The championship has revealed the details of the penultimate round of the season. 6,175 meters in length, 27 curves and an average speed of 250 km / h.

Formula 1 and the promoters of the Saudi Arabian GP on Thursday revealed all the details about the penultimate round of the 2021 Formula 1 World Championship, which will take place in the Corniche area, about 12 kilometers north of the city center. Jeddah, on the 3rd, 4th and 5th of December next month.

The route, which has been designed in close collaboration with Hermann Tilke and Liberty Media to promote the Great Circus show and will run in an anticlockwise direction, will be 6,175 meters long and will host a total of 27 curves (16 to left and 11 right) with a width between ten and 15 meters. Similarly, there are three potential DRS zones that will make the cars fly up to 320 km / h, placing the average speed around 250 km / h. A record that will make it the fastest urban track on the calendar.

"It is always very exciting to unveil the details of a new circuit and the Jeddah Street Circuit is no exception. We have worked very closely with the Tilke team and the promoter to ensure we have a track that offers exciting races for our fans and challenge the drivers. The design brings out the best of a modern street circuit, but it also has very fast cornering areas that will raise speeds and create overtaking opportunities. The setting is amazing, on the Red Sea, and we are looking forward to it. for seeing the cars roll on the track in December, "says Ross Brawn, Championship Sporting Director.

"Although it is the first time that we will host a Formula 1 race, the holding of such important international events is further confirmation of the Kingdom's ability to manage and organize these events to the highest standards for our fans and our growing young population. ", says Khalid Bin Sultan Al Faisal, president of the Saudi Federation of Motorsports and Motorsports (SAMF).

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