F1 makes track changes at the Jeddah Circuit ahead of the Saudi Arabian Grand Prix


The Saudi Arabian Grand Prix (GP) is scheduled to take place from 17 to 19 March at Jeddah Circuit – here are some of the track changes.

We can expect a number of changes to the track at the Jeddah Circuit for this weekend’s Saudi Arabian Grand Prix. The Jeddah F1 circuit is located in the Red Sea port city of Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. It is considered to be the fastest street track in the current F1 calendar and is the second-longest track after Spa-Francorchamps. It has been the home of the Saudi Arabian GP since its inception and this will be the third edition of this Grand Prix.

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There have always been concerns about the safety of drivers because of the lack of visibility at the circuit’s fast corners. This issue has been worked on and dealt with by the concerned authorities before this weekend.

Saudi Arabian Grand Prix CEO Martin Whitaker has revealed that there will be a reduction in speed at turns 22 and 23 but the overall lap averages will be faster. It remains to be seen what other changes have been made to the track for this weekend’s Grand Prix.

How is the weather expected to be for this weekend’s Saudi Arabian GP?

F1 action moves to Saudi Arabia this weekend after an enthralling Bahrain GP. The heat has always been a concern during F1 races in the Middle East and it often affects the ultimate result. The forecast for the weekend in Saudi Arabia looks bright and sunny with zero chances of rain as expected.

The temperature will be hot and teams will need to adjust to the conditions. There is no forecast of rain or thunderstorms throughout the weekend, which is great news for fans, drivers, and teams alike.

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Friday is expected to be sunny and warm with temperatures around 30 degrees celsius. The qualifying session on Saturday will take place under similar type of conditions.

The main race on Sunday should have decent conditions for racing, especially since it’s a night race with temperatures expected to be below 30 degrees Celsius. However, teams will have to sort out their equipment and gear to avoid profuse sweating.

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