2024-04-12

Everything to know about the Diriyah E-Prix 2024 so far

The two-day silent motorsport event is heading to Riyadh

Pedal to the metal, Diriyah e-Prix 2024 is retunring for another zooming round from Wednesday June 26, 2024 to Thursday June 27, 2024.

This will mark the sixth edition of the race in Diriyah as part of the 10th season of FIA Formula E World Championship.

Diriyah ePrix 2024: the silent motorsport event returns next year
Diriyah ePrix 2024: the silent motorsport event returns next year

The two-day race will take place at the UNESCO World Heritage Site and birthplace of the Kingdom. Full details of the event including ticket prices have yet to be confirmed. Keep checking Time Out Riyadh for the latest updates.

Saudi is no stranger to adrenaline lovers and thrill seekers. Another revving event heading back to the Red Sea city of Jeddah for another round is the Saudi Arabian Grand Prix set to take place in March 2024.

Diriyah e-Prix 2024
Diriyah e-Prix 2024

Here is everything you need to know about the exciting silent motorsport racing event speeding into the Saudi capital next year.

What is Diriyah e-Prix?

The Diriyah e-Prix is a single-seater, electronically powered motorsport race held in the historical city of Diriyah. Varying from the Formula 1 races, the Diriyah e-Prix is a Formula E event that uses electric racecars while the Formula 1 event using hybrid racers with internal combustion engines powered by fuel. The Diriyah e-Prix 2024 will mark the sixth edition of the event to be held in Saudi with the 2023 event racing across a 2,495 kilometre circuit with 21 turns.

When is Diriyah e-Prix 2024?

The Diriyah e-Prix 2024 event will return to the Saudi capital from Wednesday June 26, 2024 to Thursday June 27, 2024.

Where will Diriyah e-Prix 2024 be held?

As mentioned in the name, the two-day Diriyah e-Prix event will be held the historical city of Diriyah.

Diriyah e-Prix 2024: Diriyah historical city
Diriyah e-Prix 2024: Diriyah historical city

Do I need a ticket to Diriyah e-Prix 2024?

To attend the racing event, you will need to purchase a ticket, which will provide you access to various perks depending on the category of the pass. Tickets to the 2024 event have yet to be announced, so keep checking this page for the latest.

When was the first edition of Diriyah e-Prix?

The first edition of the races took place in 2018 and continued every year following (2019, 2021, 2022, and 2023) amounting to a total of five editions.

What should I expect at Diriyah e-Prix 2024?

Besides the accelerating races, Diriyah e-Prix is known to bring tonnes of entertainment for visitors to enjoy including an immersive fan festival filled activities, food, and bopping live performances.

The full line-up for next year’s gigs have yet to be announced, but if it’s anything like the previous editions that saw John Legend, French Montana, Martin Garrix, and Miguel hit the stage, then we’re in for some serious jam-packed fun.

Gen3 racecar for Diriyah E-Prix
Saudi Arabian Grand Prix

Additionally, Diriyah e-Prix 2023 saw the world’s fastest electric racecar Gen3 on display, where racing fanatics saw it take to the twists and turns of the 2,495-kilometre track silently (the roar of the crowds made up for it)

More sporting events in Saudi:

As mentioned previously, the Saudi Arabian Grand Prix is revving its Formula 1 engines for a high-pitched return to the tracks of Jeddah Corniche Circuit next year.

The Saudi capital is prepping for a serious rumble with the highly anticipated Riyadh Season 2023 fight between Francis Ngannou and Tyson Fury this October.

Saudi Arabian Grand Prix
Saudi Arabian Grand Prix

Brazilian football legend Neymar recently joined the national football club Al Hilal, adding to the many footie milestones including the worldwide Saudi Pro League broadcasting, the hosting of the Asian Cup in 2027, as well as the Arab Games in the same year.

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