Book Saudi Arabia Grand Prix Tickets 2023 | 17 - 19 Mar

About Jeddah Corniche Circuit

Saudi Arabia GP 2023 - jeddah Corniche Circuit

Jeddah Corniche Circuit

  • No. of Laps: 50
  • No. of Corners: 27
  • Circuit Length: 6.174 km
  • Race Distance: 308.7 km

    The track is the second-longest on the Formula 1 calendar and is known as the "fastest street track" with Formula 1 cars approximated to have average speeds exceeding 250 km/h (160 mph). 

    Formula 1 made its first trip to Saudi Arabia in 2021, providing the drivers with a new nighttime street track to conquer. Being a street track, Jeddah Corniche Circuit is a great track to assess the master of the drivers over various race surfaces as the track temperature falls rapidly in the evening.

Saudi Arabia GP 2023 Schedule

All timings mentioned are according to track time.

Day 1 - Friday

17th March

FP1 & FP2 

Free Practice 1

  • 16:30-17:30

Free Practice 2

  • 20:00-21:00

Day 2 - Saturday

18th March

FP3 & Qualifying

Free Practice 3

  • 16:30-17:30

Qualifying

  • 20:00-21:00

Day 3 - Sunday

19th March

  • Don't miss the Drivers' parade before the race

Race Day

  • 20:00-22:00

Your Saudi Arabian GP 2023 Tickets Explained

Saudi Arabia GP 2023 - 3 Day Pass

3-Day Pass

What to Expect:

  • You can watch the entire Saudi Arabian GP and even attend a few special events with these passes.

Why Buy a 3-Day Saudi Arabian GP Pass?

  • The 3-day pass makes for a more wholesome experience, enabling you to watch the practice sessions, qualifying, and the race.
  • You can experience the pre and post-race activities over the entire weekend and even have the time to do a little sightseeing in the city.

Things to do at Formula 1 Saudi Arabian Grand Prix 2023

All timings mentioned are according to track time.

Day 1 - Friday
Day 2 - Saturday
Day 3 - Sunday
Saudi Arabia GP 2023 - Free Practice 1 & 2

Free Practice 1 & 2

17th March

FP1

16:30-17:30

  • This would be your first chance to see the drivers hit the track at Jeddah Corniche Circuit. This hour-long session will provide a chance for the drivers to gauge the conditions and for the teams to analyze early data.

FP2

20:00-21:00

  • This session is usually quite helpful to the drivers and the teams as it takes place closer to the actual race time. Expect the drivers to buckle down and rack up some serious race laps with heavy fuel loads as a dress rehearsal for Sunday’s race.

Saudi Arabian GP 2023 - FP 3 & Qualifying

FP 3 & Qualifying

18th March

FP3

16:30-17:30

  • This is the final session before qualifying and therefore teams would try to test the cars’ pace over 1 lap with a low fuel load, just like in the qualifying session later in the day. This is when the tension starts building with serious business following right after.

Qualifying

20:00-21:00

  • The teams get into a competitive spirit under the floodlights during this session, which determines the starting grid for Sunday’s main event. You can expect drivers to be at their top speeds during this high-octane one-hour qualifying session.
Saudi Arabian GP 2023 - Race Day

Race Day

19th March

20:00-22:00

  • It all comes down to this as the main race of Formula 1 Saudi Arabian Grand Prix 2023 kicks off on Sunday after a formation lap.
  • The long straights and abundance of corners make Formula 1 Saudi Arabian Grand Prix 2023 quite the spectacle with enough thrills on offer.
  • Book your tickets for the Saudi Arabian GP to experience a high-speed thriller through the streets of Jeddah.

Plan Your Visit to Saudi Arabian GP 2023

Timings
Getting There
Facilities
Visitor Tips
Rules & Regulations
Saudi Arabia Essentials
Saudi Arabian GP 2023 - Timings

Saudi Arabian GP Timings

Formula 1 Saudi Arabian Grand Prix 2023 will start on Friday, March 17, and end on Sunday, March 19.

Friday

  • FP1: 16:30 - 17:30
  • FP2: 20:00 - 21:00

Saturday

  • FP3: 16:30 - 17:30
  • Qualifying: 20:00 - 21:00

Sunday

  • Main Race: 20:00 - 22:00

All timings mentioned are according to track time.

Saudi Arabian GP 2023 - Getting there
Saudi Arabian GP 2023 - Facilities

Facilities at Jeddah Corniche Circuit

  • Wheelchair Accessibility: Accessible seating for wheelchair users is available at the Jeddah Corniche Circuit. 
  • Food and Drink: There are a variety of foods available for you to choose from in the hospitality tent and other vendors. 
  • Official Merchandise: Shops inside the venue sell official Formula 1 memorabilia.
  • Hospitality Seating: Jeddah Corniche Circuit provides hospitality seating facilities for 3 days of the race weekend.
Saudi Arabian GP Tickets - Visitor Tips
  • Stay close to the circuit: Pick a hotel close to the circuit and book as early as possible to get the best deal possible.
  • Food is expensive: For those on a tight budget, buying food from nearby vendors or planning meals in advance may be wise.
  • Plan your attire: It is advisable to wear loose, comfortable clothing because you will be in a crowd for a number of hours, despite the moderate temperature.
  • Sort your travel early: While public transportation isn't the friendliest option, choosing a taxi is much more practical and efficient. Parking is an expensive affair.
  • Arrive early: By arriving early, you'll have the advantage of skipping the long lines and having time to explore the circuit and other concurrent events before settling into your seats.
  • Bring earplugs: As Formula 1 races approach the decibel levels necessary to potentially cause hearing loss, it is advised to carry earplugs for protection.
Saudi Arabian GP Tickets - Rules & Regulations
  • Personal photography only: Photography for commercial distribution is not permitted for audiences.
  • Identification Proof required: You must carry valid identification proof with you to be allowed entry into the circuit.
  • Re-entry not allowed: You must not leave the venue after entering as re-entry is not allowed even if you possess the necessary documents.
  • Don’t carry restricted items: Restricted items at Jeddah Corniche Circuit include food, beverages, video cameras, audio recording equipment, selfie sticks, non-hazardous, hazardous materials, and potential weapons.
  • Authority reserves the right to refuse entry: SAMF reserves the right to refuse or restrict entry on grounds of health, safety, security, or maintaining good public order.
Saudi Arabia GP 2023 - Saudi Arabia Essentials
  • Visa: The eVisa is a one-year, multiple-entry visa that enables visitors to stay for up to 90 days. You can participate in events, family and relative visits, leisure activities, and Umrah (except Hajj) with a tourist visa, but it does not allow you to do other things like study.
  • Time Zone: UTC/GMT +3
  • Currency: Saudi Riyal (ر. سSAR)
  • Socket: Plug type G
  • Language: Arabic, English
  • Weather: Daily high temperatures rarely drop below 67°F or rise above 96°F, rising by 8°F from 78°F to 86°F. Daily lows rise by 8°F, from 56 to 65, rarely dropping below 48 or rising above 72.

Saudi Arabian GP 2022 Results

Position

Driver

Team

Time

1

Max Verstappen

Red Bull Racing

1:24:19.293

2

Charles LeClerc

Scuderia Ferrari

+0.549s

3

Carlos Sainz Jr.

Scuderia Ferrari

+8.097s

4

Sergio Perez

Red Bull Racing

+10.800s

5

George Russell

Mercedes AMG

+32.732s

6

Esteban Ocon

Alpine

+56.017s

7

Lando Norris

McLaren

+56.124s

8

Pierre Gasly

Scuderia Alpha Tauri

+62.946s

9

Kevin Magnussen

Haas

+64.308s

10

Lewis Hamilton

Mercedes AMG

+73.948s

Frequently Asked Questions About Saudi Arabian GP 2023

How much do Saudi Arabian GP tickets cost?

Saudi Arabian GP tickets start from US$226.81 in the Central Grandstands and go up to about US$6000 in the Hospitality seating areas.

Which are the best seats to watch the Saudi Arabian GP?

The best seats to watch the action of the Saudi Arabian GP are in the Central Grandstands which provide a great view of turns 5, 6, 7, 8, and 20. For staying close to the starting and finishing lines, you should choose Main Grandstand A.

Are there any discounts on Saudi Arabian GP tickets?

Yes, purchasing Saudi Arabian GP tickets online and in advance will let you avail attractive discounts and other exclusive benefits.

Which is the cheapest ticket to watch the Saudi Arabian GP?

The cheapest ticket for Saudi Arabian GP is available for US$265 in the general admission category. These standing-only tickets are good for enjoying the event at a reasonable rate.

When is the Saudi Arabian GP?

The Saudi Arabian GP 2023 kicks off on Friday, March 17, with the main race being held on Sunday, March 19.

Where is the Saudi Arabian GP being held?

The Saudi Arabian GP 2023 will be held at Jeddah Corniche Circuit in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.

When does Saudi Arabian GP start?

The Saudi Arabian GP 2023 starts on Friday, March 17, 2023, at 5 PM with Free Practice 1.

What are my food and drinks options at Saudi Arabian GP 2023?

There will be numerous food and drink options at the Saudi Arabian GP fan villages that can be found at the Jeddah Corniche Circuit.

Which is the next race after the Saudi Arabian GP?

The race after the Saudi Arabian GP 2023 is the Australian GP held at Albert Park in Melbourne.

Who won at the Saudi Arabian GP last year?

The winner of Saudi Arabian GP 2022 was Max Verstappen of Red Bull Racing with Scuderia Ferrari duo Charles LeClerc and Carlos Sainz Jr rounding off the podium places.

What are the best things to do in Saudi Arabia?

Travelers will find Saudi Arabia to be an accessible and rewarding destination. During your visit, you can stroll along the Corniche and descend to the water to swim and take in the view of the vibrant fish. You can also visit the Kingdom Centre Tower, Red Sea Mall, and King Fahd's Fountain.

How is the weather in Jeddah during the Saudi Arabian GP?

Despite the reputation, the weather in Jeddah during the Saudi Arabian GP is quite pleasant. Daily high temperatures rarely drop below 67°F or rise above 96°F, rising by 8°F from 78°F to 86°F. Daily lows rise by 8°F, from 56 to 65, rarely dropping below 48°F or rising above 72°F.