The Saudi Motorsport Company (SMC) has announced the staging of the two-day ‘Ferrari Fest’ at the record-breaking Jeddah Corniche Circuit on November 28th & 29th. The event will kickstart the FORMULA 1 STC SAUDI ARABIAN GRAND PRIX 2024 countdown.
The festival will celebrate all things Ferrari, the world’s most iconic automotive brand, and the return of F1, the pinnacle of motorsport, to the world’s fastest and longest street circuit for the fourth successive occasion next March.
Scuderia drivers Charles Leclerc and Carlos Sainz will attend alongside Ferrari’s WEC Hypercar Driving Roster members, including former F1 driver Antonio Giovinazzi and Alessandro Pier Guidi & James Calado.
The Ferrari Fest will also feature show runs, track activities, street parades, and various live activations and interactive engagements across both days. An immersive and dynamic event, it is designed to engage racing enthusiasts and educate newcomers on the Prancing Horse’s unparalleled impact on the world of motorsport, and Formula 1 in particular.
HRH Prince Khalid Bin Sultan Al Abdullah Al-Faisal, Chairman of the Saudi Automobile and Motorcycle Federation and the Saudi Motorsport Company, commented on today’s news: “We are thrilled to welcome the Ferrari Fest to Jeddah to celebrate this iconic brand, so beloved in the Kingdom and around the world, and start our countdown to our fourth successive F1 race weekend. Everyone knows you can’t think of F1 without thinking of Ferrari, so there is a perfect synergy in bringing the Ferrari Fest to the world’s fastest F1 street track for a two-day celebration of all things motorsport. We encourage all Jeddah residents to join us and look forward to welcoming the Scuderia to Jeddah.”
The Jeddah Corniche Circuit has quickly established itself as one of the most exhilarating tracks on the F1 calendar, making Formula 1’s highly anticipated return to Saudi Arabia on the weekend of March 7th -9th, 2024, one that F1 fans will be eagerly marking on their calendars.
Audiences will once more be able to watch the world’s most excellent drivers take on the thrilling Jeddah Corniche Circuit – the fastest and longest street circuit in the world – as they go wheel to wheel at average speeds of up to 252km/h.
The fun won’t stop on the racetrack as the F1 weekend in Jeddah will once again deliver another incredible lineup of live music concerts by some of the biggest acts in the world.