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Saudi Arabia reveals first glimpse of F1's newest grand prix

Saudi Arabia reveals first glimpse of F1's newest grand prix

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Saudi Arabia reveals first glimpse of F1's newest grand prix

Saudi Arabia reveals first glimpse of F1's newest grand prix

Saudi Arabia Grand Prix organisers have unveiled the first glimpse as to how their race will look when it is staged for the first time later this year.

The night event sits as the penultimate race on the calendar, forming part of a Middle Eastern double-header alongside the curtain-closing Abu Dhabi GP in early December.

The December 3-5 event is to be staged in the port city of Jeddah, along the banks of the Red Sea and the city's corniche, with the circuit incorporating 27 corners.

With an average speed of 250kph, the Hermann Tilke-designed track makes it the fastest street venue in F1, and one of the fastest in the sport as Monza averages at 264.4kph.

At 6.175km, it will be the second-longest track in F1 after Spa-Francorchamps at 7.004km, and will have the potential for three DRS zones.

Below is a taste of what is to come...

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