Saudi Arabia ‘is ready for action’ – on and off the track – as it counts down to the biggest festival of racing, music, entertainment and culture ever staged in the Kingdom, with just one week to go before the three days of Formula E fun gets underway.
On December 13, exciting fan zones, entertainment and cultural attractions, plus unique dining and retail experiences will be awaiting Formula E ticketholders at Ad Diriyah, the UNESCO Heritage Site on the outskirts of the Saudi capital, Riyadh, in the build-up to the 2018 ‘Saudia’ Ad Diriyah E Prix.
The evening of December 13 will see Enrique Iglesias and Jason Derulo kick off the first of three incredible nights of music concerts for fans. The following day, December 14, Arab music legend Amr Diab and globally-renowned pop band Black Eyed Peas will delight the audience. And, on December 15, race day, following the exhilarating 2018 ‘Saudia’ Ad Diriyah E Prix, US smash hit OneRepublic and superstar DJ/producer David Guetta will bring the event to an electrifying finale.
Only fans holding tickets will be able to access the entire Ad Diriyah site, including all the action, fun, and thrilling complimentary concerts. Tickets are on sale at http://fiaformulae.com/Ad-Diriyah and are also available at Point of Sale units at Riyadh Park Mall, Oud Square and Doos Carting (only Grandstand tickets from Doos) and Seven Car Lounge.
His Royal Highness Prince Abdulaziz bin Turki AlFaisal Al Saud, Vice-Chair of the Saudi Arabia General Sports Authority; His Royal Highness Prince Khalid bin Sultan Al Faisal Al Saud, President of the Saudi Arabian Motor Federation; and Carlo Boutagy of race promoter CBX gave journalists a very special tour of the Ad Diriyah track, soon to be the battleground for 22 Formula E drivers from 11 teams competing in what will be the season opener for the ABB FIA Formula E Championship.
Prince Abdulaziz told journalists: “Formula E in Saudi Arabia feels very real today. In just a few days, the world’s most modern motorsport will thrill crowds here in the heart of Saudi Arabia at this stunning UNESCO heritage site which honours the Kingdom’s past.