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What time does the 2021 F1 Saudi Arabian GP start?

The 2021 F1 season continues with the 21st race of the year, the Saudi Arabian Grand Prix at the Jeddah Corniche Circuit. Here is everything you need to know about what time the race starts on Sunday.

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The climax of the 2021 Formula 1 campaign begins this weekend with the inaugural Saudi Arabian Grand Prix.

It's the first of two weekends in the Middle East, with a doubleheader of Saudi Arabia and Abu Dhabi to conclude the season, meaning the title fight between Red Bull's Max Verstappen and Mercedes' Lewis Hamilton will be decided one way or the other.

When is the Saudi Arabian GP?

The Saudi Arabian GP will be held on 5 December around the 6.1km, 27-turn Jeddah Corniche Circuit, a newly constructed facility in the Saudi Arabian city.

The race weekend will follow a traditional format, with qualifying taking place on Saturday ahead of Sunday's race.

How many laps is the Saudi Arabian GP?

The 2021 Saudi Arabian GP will be 50 laps with a maximum race time of two hours if there are any stoppages or delays.

2021 F1 Saudi Arabian GP start times

Time zone Race start time
Pacific Daylight Time 09:30
Central Daylight Time 11:30
Eastern Daylight Time 12:30
Brasilia Standard Time 14:30
Greenwich Mean Time 17:30
Central European Time 18:30
Gulf Standard Time 21:30
India Standard Time 23:00
Western Indonesia Time 12:30 (Monday)
China Standard Time 01:30 (Monday)
Korea / Japan Standard Time 02:30 (Monday)
Australian Eastern Standard Time 04:30 (Monday)
New Zealand Standard Time 05:30 (Monday)

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