After an exhilarating opening race in Bahrain, Formula 1 moves to Jeddah for the Saudi Arabian Grand Prix. Carrying their winning form from last season, Red Bull started the new season with a 1-2 podium. Two-time defending champion Max Verstappen kick started 2023 with a dominant win ahead of his partner Sergio Perez.
Finishing third on the podium, two-time F1 champion Fernando Alonso and his Aston Martin pulled off an incredible performance and have emerged as the surprise team of the season. Behind Alonso, his countryman Carlos Sainz finished fourth as the only Ferrari driver as Charles Leclerc got an early DNF. Rounding off the top five, Mercedes’ seven-time champion Lewis Hamilton had a decent performance as he managed to beat his teammate, George Russell.
Here is all you need to know about the Saudi Arabian Grand Prix 2023:
When is the Saudi Arabian Grand Prix 2023?
Practice 1 – 19:00 - 20:00 IST
Practice 2 – 22:30 - 23:30 IST
Practice 3 – 19:00 - 20:00 IST
Qualifying - 22:30 - 23:30 IST
Race – 22:30 IST
Where to watch the live broadcast of the Saudi Arabian Grand Prix 2023 in India?
The Saudi Arabian Grand Prix 2023 will not be broadcast on any TV channel in India.
Where to watch the live streaming of the Saudi Arabian Grand Prix 2023 in India?
The practice, qualifying and race of the Saudi Arabian Grand Prix 2023 can be streamed live on F1 TV Pro in India.
What are the specifications of the track used for the Saudi Arabian Grand Prix 2023?
The Jeddah Corniche Circuit is a 6.174 km long and will feature 27 corners, and three DRS zones. Lewis Hamilton holds the record for the fastest lap time with a record of 1:30.734 which he set in 2021.
What is the weather forecast for the Saudi Arabian Grand Prix 2023?
The average temperature for the Saudi Arabian Grand Prix is said to be around 31°C with bright sun. There are no chances of rain predicted during the three days of the F1 race.
How does the F1 Championship table stand?
Max Verstappen – 25 points
Sergio Perez – 18 points
Fernando Alonso – 15 points
Carlos Sainz Jr. – 12 points
Lewis Hamilton – 10 points
Red Bull Racing Honda Rbpt - 43 Points
Aston Martin Aramco Mercedes - 23 Points
Mercedes - 16 Points
Ferrari - 12 Points
Alfa Romeo Ferrari - 4 Points
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