Formula 1 STC Saudi Arabian Grand Prix Kicks off Today, Sunday at Jeddah Corniche Circuit

Formula 1 STC Saudi Arabian Grand Prix Kicks off Today, Sunday at Jeddah Corniche Circuit

The STC Formula 1 Saudi Grand Prix 2022 activities, which represents the second round of the Formula 1 World Championship

The second round of Formula 1 STC Saudi Arabian Grand Prix will officially start its activities today, Sunday at Jeddah Corniche Circuit, at 8:00 pm, with the participation of 20 world racing drivers representing 10 teams.

Yesterday (Saturday), the qualifying round leading up to today's event concluded, with Mexican racing driver Sergio Pérez, the Red Bull Racing driver, securing first place in today's race.

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Sergio Pérez came first in the standings, after achieving the best lap with a time of 1:28.200, ahead of Monaco racing driving Charles Leclerc for Ferrari team by 0.025 seconds, who secured the second pole with a time of 1:28.225, while his Spanish teammate racing driver Carlos Sainz ranked third with a time of 1:28.402, while Dutch driver Max Verstappen booked the Red Bull team fourth place in the grid with a time of 1:28.461, while the results of the qualifying round were as follows:

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5- Esteban Ocon - Team Alpine.

6- George Russell - Mercedes team.

7- Fernando Alonso - Alpine team.

8- Valtteri Bottas - Alfa Romeo Team.

9- Pierre Gasly - Team Alpha Tauri.

10- Kevin Magnussen - Haas Team.

11- Lando Norris - McLaren Team

12- Daniel Ricciardo - McLaren.

13- Guanyu Zhou - Alfa Romeo Team.

14- Mick Schumacher - Haas team.

15- Lance Stroll - Aston Martin.

16- Lewis Hamilton - Mercedes team.

17- Alexander Albon - Williams team.

18- Nico Hulkenberg - Aston Martin

19- Nicholas Latifi - Williams team.

20- Yuki Tsunoda - Team Alpha Tauri

The qualifying trials witnessed the German Mick Schumacher, the racing driver for U.S. Haas team, having a severe accident, which resulted in the suspension of testing after raising the red flag, and summoning the medical car to transport him to the medical center, and to check on his health by conducting several preventive examinations.

It is worth mentioning that Jeddah Corniche Circuit is the fastest street circuit in the world with an average speed of 252 kilometers per hour, while the maximum speed is 322 kilometers per hour until reaching the last corner.

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