Saudi Arabia GP

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.

Plan Your Visit to Saudi Arabian GP 2023

Getting There
Visitor Tips
Rules & Regulations
Saudi Arabia Essentials
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 2023 Results






Sergio Perez

Red Bull Racing Honda RBPT



Max Verstappen

Red Bull Racing Honda RBPT



Fernando Alonso

Aston Martin Aramco Mercedes



George Russell




Lewis Hamilton




Carlos Sainz




Charles Leclerc




Esteban Ocon

Alpine Renault



Pierre Gasly

Alpine Renault



Kevin Magnussen

Haas Ferrari


Frequently Asked Questions About Saudi Arabian GP

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.

Where is the Saudi Arabian GP being held?

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

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

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

Who won at the Saudi Arabian GP in 2022?

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.