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Saudi Arabia ‘up against it' to host F1 debut

Latest reports on Saudi Arabia’s brand-new F1 track indicate it will be “down to the wire” to have it finished by December 3. For some weeks now, it has been clear a race against time was on to get construction of the Jeddah Street Circuit completed for the country’s inaugural grand prix weekend, December 3-5. Work only began in April on the Hermann Tilke-designed track, which has been billed as the “world’s fastest street circuit” and is expected to stage the Saudi Arabian Grand Prix until 2024 when the new Qiddiya motorsport city complex should be up and running. Formula 1 race director Michael Masi is understood to be paying a visit to Jeddah on a flying visit from Qatar,...
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