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Diriyah E-Prix Formula E Night Race

The Diriyah ePrix is a race of the single-seater, electrically powered Formula E championship, held in Diriyah, Saudi Arabia. It was first held as part of the 2018–19 season and was the first Formula E race to be held in the Middle East.

Formula E, the all-electric ABB FIA Formula E World Championship lights up the streets of Diriyah as it returns to the historic desert surroundings of UNESCO World Heritage Site At-Turaif for the third year in a row.

The night race, commencing on February 26 2021, is set to be a spectacular double header in the dark. It will be the first time any motorsport race has attempted to use high performance, sustainable and fully renewable LED lighting technologies

Formula E drivers light up the streets as part of the inaugural all-electric night race for Diriyah E-Prix, the first motor sporting event to attempt and successfully use high performance, sustainable and fully renewable LED lighting technologies (PRNewsfoto/Diriyah Gate Development Authority)
Formula E drivers light up the streets as part of the inaugural all-electric night race for Diriyah E-Prix, the first motor sporting event to attempt and successfully use high performance, sustainable and fully renewable LED lighting technologies (PRNewsfoto/Diriyah Gate Development Authority)

Jerry Inzerillo, CEO, Diriyah Gate Development Authority said: “Diriyah is proud to have hosted the Diriyah E-Prix in collaboration with the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia’s Ministry of Sport, bringing the international racing community to Saudi Arabia for one of the first major global sporting events since the pandemic began. With the world watching, the street race track wrapping around UNESCO World Heritage site At-Turaif came alive, showcasing the revolutionary potential of this motorsport. We congratulate all teams that took part in the first ever all-electric night race for ABB FIA Formula E World Championship. It was a truly unforgettable experience.”

The Diriyah E-Prix is running at 17:00 GMT (20:00 local time) on February 26 and 27. 

S. Jack Heffernan Ph.Dhttps://www.knightsbridgelaw.com
S. Jack Heffernan Ph.D. Economist at Knightsbridge holds a Ph.D. in Economics and brings with him over 25 years of trading experience in Asia and hands on experience in Venture Capital, he has been involved in several start ups that have seen market capitalization over $500m and 1 that reach a peak market cap of $15b. He has managed and overseen start ups in Crypto, Mining, Shipping, Technology and Financial Services.

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