Jeddah Corniche Circuit
F1 track action starts on Friday at in Jeddah with two, 1-hour free practice sessions (FP1 & FP2) for teams to find the perfect setup.
Free practice 3 (FP3) takes place on Saturday afternoon, building up to qualifying; a 3-part session where lap times decide starting positions for the Grand Prix on Sunday evening.
|Friday||First Practice||16:30 - 17:30|
|Second Practice||20:00 - 21:00|
|Saturday||Third Practice||16:30 - 17:30|
|Qualifying||20:00 - 21:00|
|Sunday||Grand Prix (50 laps or 120 minutes)*||20:00 - 22:00|
*An F1 race has a maximum time of 2 hours, but can run for up to 3 hours if there are red flags. Jump to full timetable.
Spectators with a view of the pits try not to blink. This is where pit crews hone their skills for the 2-second tyre change.
Pitstop Practice at the Saudi GP is from 1.45-2.15pm on Saturday.
This is when the grandstands really start to fill up. 2 hours before lights out, drivers warm-up for the race by waving at fans and answering questions. Last chance photo op before the helmets go on.
The driver’s parade at the Saudi GP is from 6:00pm-6:30pm on Sunday.
A good chance to see the star drivers of the future. F2, the feeder series to F1 has seen many well-known names pass through its ranks. The single-seater cars have an identical chassis, engine and tyres which means it’s all about driver skill and the racing is close.
On Friday the F2 action starts with a 45-minute practice session in the afternoon and a 30-minute qualifying in the evening. The Sprint Race is on Saturday and the Feature Race is on Sunday.
Porsche Supercup supports most of the European F1 races. The Porsche Sprint Challenge Middle East is a similar series. It’s a one make GT championship showcasing motor racing talent from the Arab region.
Track sessions on the timetable are two practice sessions on Friday and a 30-minute qualifying session on Saturday. There are two races; one on Saturday and one on Sunday.
|FRIDAY 17th MARCH||Local time|
|Porsche Sprint Challenge Middle East||First Practice Session||12:40 - 13:25|
|FIA Formula 2||Practice Session||13:55 - 14:40|
|Formula 1||Teams' Press Conference||14:00 - 15:00|
|Paddock Club||Paddock Club Track Tour||14:50 - 15:20|
|Paddock Club||Paddock Club Pit Lane Walk||14:50 - 15:50|
|FIA||F1 Car Presentation||15:00 - 16:00|
|FORMULA 1||FIRST PRACTICE SESSION||16:30 - 17:30|
|FIA Formula 2||Qualifying Session||18:00 - 18:30|
|Paddock Club||Paddock Club Track Tour||18:45 - 19:35|
|Paddock Club||Paddock Club Pit Lane Walk||18:45 - 19:35|
|FIA Formula 2||Press Conference||19:15 - 19:45|
|FORMULA 1||SECOND PRACTICE SESSION||20:00 - 21:00|
|Porsche Sprint Challenge Middle East||Second Practice Session||21:30 - 22:15|
|SATURDAY 18th MARCH|
|Paddock Club||Paddock Club Track Tour||13:15 - 14:10|
|Paddock Club||Paddock Club Pit Lane Walk||13:15 - 14:15|
|Formula 1||Team Pit Stop Practice||13:45 - 14:15|
|Porsche Sprint Challenge Middle East||Qualifying Session||14:45 - 15:15|
|FORMULA 1||THIRD PRACTICE SESSION||16:30 - 17:30|
|FIA Formula 2||Sprint Race (20 Laps or 45 Mins +1 Lap)||18:10 - 19:00|
|Paddock Club||Paddock Club Pit Lane Walk||19:10 - 19:40|
|Paddock Club||Paddock Club Track Tour||19:10 - 19:40|
|FIA Formula 2||Press Conference||19:30 - 20:00|
|FORMULA 1||QUALIFYING SESSION||20:00 - 21:00|
|Formula 1||Press Conference||21:00 - 22:00|
|Porsche Sprint Challenge Middle East||First Race (11 Laps or 25 Mins)||22:05 - 22:35|
|SUNDAY 19th MARCH|
|Porsche Sprint Challenge Middle East||Second Race (11 Laps or 25 Mins)||15:00 - 15:30|
|FIA Formula 2||Feature Race (28 Laps or 60 Mins +1 Lap)||16:35 - 17:40|
|Formula 1||Drivers' Parade||18:00 - 18:30|
|FIA Formula 2||Press Conference||18:00 - 18:30|
|Paddock Club||Paddock Club Pit Lane Walk||18:05 - 19:00|
|Formula 1||National Anthem||19:44 - 19:46|
|FORMULA 1||GRAND PRIX (50 LAPS OR 120 MINS)||20:00 - 22:00|
All start times in this timetable and other schedules on this page are in the local timezone at the track. Times are subject to change.
I’m Danny, an incurable Formula 1 fan for over 30 years and founder of The F1 Spectator. My aim is to inform and inspire, arming you with helpful tips and advice for your next F1 trip.