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Saudi Arabian Grand Prix 2021

How late does qualifying start for the Saudi Arabian GP?

Saudi Arabia is hosting its first-ever Grand Prix this weekend. Here's all you need to know about the schedule for the remainder of the event.

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F1 drivers are gearing up for the inaugural Saudi Arabian Grand Prix at the all-new Jeddah Corniche Circuit.

After three practice sessions to get to grips with the 6.1km, 27-corner layout, qualifying will be held under the floodlights at 20:00 local time (17:00 UK time) on Saturday.

Sunday's race will also take place at night, beginning at 20:30 local time (17:30 UK time) and running for 50 laps.

2021 Saudi Arabian GP schedule

Session Day Time (GMT) Time (CET) Time (Local)
Qualifying Saturday 17:00 18:00 20:00
Race (50 laps) Sunday 17:30 18:30 20:30

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