George Russell, Williams, Parc d'Istanbul, 2021

Contents: The promoters of the Saudi Arabian Grand Prix have unveiled new images showing the extent of construction work in Jeddah.

In short

Progress Continues on Jeddah Circuit – In 50 days of the inaugural Saudi Arabian Grand Prix, which will be the penultimate round of the World Championship, promoters have unveiled new images of the Jeddah Corniche Circuit under construction in the second largest city in the country.

The 27-corner, 6.175-kilometer circuit will be one of F1’s longest races and is billed as its fastest street track. The image above shows turn 26, which will be one of the fastest points on the track. It leads to the last corner, which drivers should reach 200 mph (322 km / h) before braking.

The track is fully lit and the race will take place at night under lights.

Construction work on Jeddah Williams Formula 1 track weak in intermediate conditions – Russell

Wet tracks are not suitable for Williams, says RussellGeorge Russell says the rain that has fallen in recent races has highlighted a weakness in his FW43B’s performance. The Williams driver said the car is not competitive in intermediate weather conditions.

“If you push too much tire wear increases and when you get to the wettest parts of the track you just don’t have any grip anymore,” said Russell after Sunday’s Turkish Grand Prix. “But when we came back with new tires, they didn’t really seem to light up either.

“The tread is so much more [that] on the drier parts of the trail they weren’t suitable either. You put on the necessary. It’s been twice now that we are in these conditions, we struggled both times.

“We normally excel in wet or slippery conditions rather than wet. This intermediate phase, we have to think about it a little. “

Fry joins the former McLaren group company

Former Mercedes F1 CEO Nick Fry has joined tech company McLaren Applied. Until August, when it was sold to Greybull Capital, the company was part of the McLaren group with the F1 team. . understands that McLaren Applied is considering a name change.

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