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Masi ensures Jeddah circuit built to 'highest FIA standards'

FIA race director Michael Masi says Saudia Arabia's new Jeddah Corniche Circuit will retain some rough edges this weekend but there have been no compromises in terms of the track's safety. Jeddah's spectacular facility, which runs along the Red Sea, winding through the lagoon around the city's famous Floating Mosque, was designed by F1's resident architect Tilke GmbH & Co, and built over an eight-month period. Jeddah's layout unfolds over 6.175km and features a record 27 turns. It is the second longest track on the 2021 schedule behind Spa-Francorchamps and will be the fastest street circuit on the calendar with average speeds expected to reach 250 km/h. Twenty-four hours ahead of Friday's...
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