Lewis Hamilton described Saudi Arabia’s LGBTQ+ laws as “terrifying” and raised concerns over women’s rights in the country, which is holding its first Formula 1 race this weekend.
Pictures from the build-up to the 2021 Saudi Arabian Grand Prix, including a first look at the new Jeddah Corniche Circuit and a change of colour for the Safety Car.
Williams team principal Jost Capito will miss the Saudi Arabian Grand Prix after testing positive for Covid-19, the team has confirmed.
Warm and stable weather conditions are expected for F1’s first Saudi Arabian Grand Prix, but track conditions may still be tricky.
Williams’ cars will feature a tribute to Sir Frank Williams at this weekend’s Saudi Arabian Grand Prix, following the death of the team’s founder earlier this week.
Max Verstappen can win the F1 championship this weekend, but will the new and dauntingly fast Jeddah circuit produce a twist in the title fight?
It’s race week! Formula 1 and Formula 2 head to Jeddah Corniche Circuit this weekend. Here’s how to watch the Saudi Arabian Grand Prix and more.
FIA Formula 1 race director Michael Masi says he has no doubt construction of the new Jeddah Corniche Circuit will be completed in time for the first Saudi Arabian Grand Prix next month.
With just five weeks to go until the first practice session for the Saudi Arabian Grand Prix, “extraordinary” progress is being made on the new circuit in Jeddah.
“Human rights should be equal for everyone and we’re going to all these countries where that is an issue” said Lewis Hamilton after F1 announced a new race in Saudi Arabia.
The Saudi Arabian Grand Prix promoter says it “would love” to include all-women’s championship W Series as a support event at its inaugural Formula 1 race next year.
The promoters of the Saudi Arabian Grand Prix have appointed long-time F1 track architect Hermann Tilke to design the track which will hold their race next year.
Formula 1 won’t be the first international motorsport to visit Saudi Arabia, but it will be the most well-known, and it can’t pretend that doesn’t have political implications.
The addition of the Saudi Arabian Grand Prix to the 2021 F1 calendar has prompted criticism over the regime’s human rights record.