Teams begin to arrive for F1 Saudi Arabian Grand Prix

The Formula One STC Saudi Arabian Grand Prix, which begins on Dec. 3 and ends on Dec. 5, will be hosted at the Jeddah Corniche Circuit, on the Red Sea city’s waterfront

  
A tourist takes a photo as she attends a Formula E race in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia December 15, 2018.

A tourist takes a photo as she attends a Formula E race in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia December 15, 2018.

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JEDDAH: Formula One teams participating in the Saudi Arabian Grand Prix arrived in Jeddah as the city prepares to hold the Kingdom’s biggest sporting event this year.

Alpine F1 Team and Scuderia Ferrari teams on Sunday landed at King Abdulaziz International airport, which has been decorated with Formula One flags and logos.

The Formula One STC Saudi Arabian Grand Prix, which begins on Dec. 3 and ends on Dec. 5, will be hosted at the Jeddah Corniche Circuit, on the Red Sea city’s waterfront.

The teams were welcomed by the Ministry of Sports and Saudi Arabian Automobile and Motorcycle Federation meet and greet team to assist with formalities at a specially constructed lounge reception area.

More teams will arrive in the next few days.

The municipality has decorate parts of the city to mark the event.

King road, the globe roundabout and parts of the waterfront were adorned with F1 imagery.

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