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Saudi Arabia ‘intercepts ballistic missile attack over Riyadh’
Saudi-led coalition blames Yemen’s Houthis as state TV broadcasts footage of explosions in the air over Riyadh.Brigadier General Turki al-Malki, a spokesman for the Saudi-led coalition, said in a statement that the Houthis launched a ballistic missile towards Riyadh and three booby-trapped drones towards the province of Jizan, with a fourth towards the southwestern city of Khamis Mushait.
The first season of theas an official FIA World Championship is imminent.
On Friday and Saturday, February 26th and 27th, the first two of currently eight fixed races on thewill take place on the Diriyya street circuit in Riyadh (Saudi Arabia).
The double header at the season opener in the Middle East will not be held in daylight. Instead, floodlights will be used on both Friday and Saturday at 8:00 p.m. local time.
The time difference between Saudi Arabia and Central Europe is two hours. Converted to CET, the two races at the Diriyya E-Prix 2021 will start at 6:00 p.m.
What are the goals of Mick Schumacher's Formula 1 year?
© Motorsport Images Newcomer: Mick Schumacher joins Formula 1 at Haas in 2021 His famous father only came to the Formula 1 debut in Spa-Francorchamps in 1991 a few meters away. Mick Schumacher is asked whether he thinks he has a good chance of making it at his own Grand Prix premiere in Bahrain in 2021. He laughs and says, "Hopefully, yes! Cross your fingers that I can get through. And then we'll see." Mick Schumacher will not have top material available in his first year in Formula 1: His team
Changed route compared to previous years
The route of the street circuit with 21 curves in Diriyya, a district of Saudi Arabia's capital Riyadh, has been compared to 2018 (one race in December) and 2019 (double header in November) minimally changed.
Specifically, corners 9/10 - a fast downhill chicane - have been made a little smoother and the walls have been set back. Turn 14 - the narrow right after the smooth first part of the route - was made a little narrower.
In corners 18/19 - the chicane at the end of the long straight where the start is made - it is no longer possible to take a shortcut thanks to the walls that have moved closer to the route. In addition, the exit of the pit lane that opens into turn 2 has been changed slightly to make this passage safer.
SCG awash with rainbow flags and sequins as Mardi Gras takes over
The Sydney Cricket Ground was a sea of hot pants and impossibly high heels as thousands of spectators streamed in to celebrate Mardi Gras.A new venue and smaller crowds did not dampen the enthusiasm of spectators and participants attending this year's Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras - despite its move away from Oxford Street because of COVID-19 restrictions.
24 drivers from twelve teams compete.
Twelve teams with two cars each are registered for the 2021 Formula E season. The 24 cars and their drivers can be seen in our photo series.
Four of the five previous Formula E champions are in the field of drivers: Antonio Felix da Costa (2019/20 champion) and his predecessor on the throne - Jean-Eric Vergne (2018/19 and 2017/18 champions) - drive for DS Techeetah. Lucas di Grassi (2016/17 champion) drives for Audi. Sebastien Buemi (2015/16 champion) drives for Nissan e.dams. In contrast, Nelson Piquet jun. (Champion 2014/15) is not part of the game.
Video: Formula 1 debut: Mick Schumacher "dreams" of a podium position (SID)Schedule of Diriyya E-Prix 2021 in Riyadh (all times CET)
Thursday, February 25
4:10 pm to 5:10 pm Clock: 1st free practice (ran.de, Formula E social media channels)
Zak Brown makes it clear: McLaren's focus remains Formula 1, not IndyCar
© Motorsport Images CEO Zak Brown sees Formula 1 as the focus for the McLaren team McLaren CEO Zak Brown still has Formula 1 for his own team once explicitly defined as a clear priority, but further involvement in other racing series not ruled out: "Formula 1 is the most important activity in the McLaren world," said Brown on the sidelines of the vehicle presentation of the MCL35M : "In general, the focus is clear always on Formula 1.
Friday, February 26
11:55 a.m. to 12:40 p.m .: 2nd free practice (ran.de, social media Formula E channels)
1:45 p.m .: Qualifying 1 (ran.de)
5:30 p.m .: Race 1 (ProSieben Maxx, ran.de)
Saturday, February 27
11:40 a.m. to 12:40 p.m. : 3rd free practice (ran.de, Formula E social media channels)
Formula 1 launches 2021: Date and schedule for the Alpine presentation
© Alpine Alpine already held a design presentation in mid-January On Tuesday, March 2nd, the time has come: The Alpine Formula 1 team will be presented new car for the 2021 season. And here you get all the information about the launch of this vehicle! ( overview: all presentation dates of the Formula 1 teams 2021 ) Team: Alpine Date: March 2nd, 2021 Location: online Car: A521 Gallery: Presentation McLaren MCL35M (Formel1.de) Driver: Fernando Alonso, Esteban Ocon Livestream: unknown We also keep
1:45 p.m .: Qualifying 1 (ran.de)
5:00 p.m .: Race 1 (Sat.1, ran.de)TV, live stream and live timing
In Germany, the free TV channels ProSieben Maxx and Sat 1 have the rights to the Formula E World Cup in 2021. The two races of the double header in Riyadh will be run by ProSieben Maxx (Friday) and broadcast by Sat.1 (Saturday) in full length with German commentary.
Apart from that, there is a German-language live stream on ran.de in Germany, Austria and Switzerland. For the free practice sessions, the official Formula E live stream is available on the racing series' social media channels in the original English-language commentary. In addition, live timing is available for all sessions on the official Formula E website.Data on the Riyadh Street Circuit in Riyadh (Diriyya district)
Track type: Street circuit
Track length: 2.495 kilometers
Track record: New track layout after conversionAll previous winners
2019/20: Sam Bird (Virgin) / Alexander Sims ( BMW Andretti)
2018/19: Antonio Felix da Costa (BMW Andretti)
After a bike accident: Alonso misses the Alpine presentation .
The presentation by Team Alpine must take place without Fernando Alonso, who has returned to Formula 1. His serious road bike accident continues to have an effect. © Provided by sport1.de After a bike accident: Alonso misses Alpine presentation Formula 1 returnees Fernando Alonso will miss the presentation of his new racing car from Team Alpine after his serious racing bike accident. The two-time world champion suffered a broken jaw in the accident.