Saudi Arabia GP 2023: Weather forecast–how’s the weather like in Jeddah?

Let us take a look at the weather forecast for the Saudi Arabian Grand Prix, scheduled to take place this weekend at the Jeddah Circuit

F1 action moves to Saudi Arabia this weekend after an enthralling Bahrain GP. The Saudi Arabian GP was held for the first time in 2021 and this will be the 3rd edition of the Grand Prix.The heat has always been a concern during F1 races in the Middle East and it often affects the ultimate result. Let us now take a detailed look at the weather forecast for this weekend’s Saudi Arabian GP.

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The forecast for the weekend in Saudi Arabia looks bright and sunny with zero chances of rain as expected. The temperature will be hot and teams will need to adjust to the conditions. There is no forecast of rain or thunderstorms throughout the weekend, which is great news for fans, drivers, and teams alike.

Friday is expected to be sunny and warm with temperatures around 30 degrees celsius. The qualifying session on Saturday will take place under similar type of conditions. The main race on Sunday should have decent conditions for racing, especially since it’s a night race with temperatures expected to be below 30 degrees Celsius. However, teams will have to sort out their equipment and gear to avoid profuse sweating.

What is the schedule of the Saudi Arabian Grand Prix?

Practice 1: Friday, March 17 – 19:00 IST

Practice 2: Friday, March 17 – 22:30 IST

Practice 3: Saturday, March 18 – 19:00 IST

Qualifying: Saturday, March 18 – 22:30 IST

Race: Sunday, March 19 – 22:30 IST

Where can we watch all the live action?

Fans can catch the action on the ESPN network in the United States. Viewers in the UK can watch every session from the start of the first practice session to the end of the race on Sky Sports. In India, the qualifying session and main race will be broadcast live on F1 Pro TV. All practice sessions, qualifying sessions and the main race can also be streamed live on F1 Pro TV.

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