Saudi Arabian Grand Prix will run despite attacks, confirms Checo Pérez

After the attacks in Jeddahvenue for the second round of the Formula 1 championship (F1), all the pilots, among them the Mexican Sergio ‘Checo’ Perez and team bosses met to discuss the future of the Saudi Arabian Grand Prix.

The top manager of Formula 1, Stefano Domenicali, announced that the big race will take place as planned. However, the pilots and directors discussed this measure.

As we announced in AmericanPost.Newson Friday there was an explosion near the Grand Prix track, in the middle of free practice, so it was after a meeting of more than four hours that it was agreed that it will be run on the Jeddah circuit as marked by the calendar.

Checo Pérez at the Saudi Arabian GP

The Mexican driver confirmed his participation in the race. Sebastian Vettel will not race the Grand Prix

The Mexican pilot finished the first practice in seventh and it will be in the practices of this March 26 when he looks for a better position towards the Great race after the attack with explosives on the headquarters of the Saudi oil company Aramco, a partner of F1 and Aston Martin.

It was through his official Twitter account that the Red Bull driver confirmed that the second Grand Prix would take place. “Ready and with all the focus on tomorrow’s qualifying“, wrote.

In the last race, Pérez abandoned the Bahrain Grand Prix and failed to reach the podium. The losing streak was for the two Red Bull drivers as neither managed to finish the race on track due to failures in their car.

2022 Saudi Arabian Grand Prix Schedule

Sebastian Vettel will not race the Grand Prix

The Saudi Arabian Grand Prix is ​​the second date of the 2022 F1 season. It will take place at the Jeddah circuit, where the drivers will have to do 50 laps. The big race is scheduled for this Sunday, March 27 at 11:00 a.m. (Mexico City time), where the Mexican pilot Czech Perez will seek to recover points.

Follow us on Google News, Facebook and Twitter to stay informed with today’s news!