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2021 Diriyah E-Prix

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2021 Diriyah E-Prix

26 Feb 2021

The ABB FIA Formula E World Championship returns to the historic surrounds of Diriyah and the historic desert surroundings of the UNESCO World Heritage site for the third season in-a-row, and this time we're set for spectacular double header in the dark as Saudi Arabia plays host to Formula E's first night races. 

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de Vries storms to maiden win in Formula E's first night race

Nyck de Vries strode to victory in Formula E's first ever night race, and the series' opening race as an FIA World Championship, as the Mercedes-EQ driver completed a clean sweep; topping every session in Round 1 on his way to a maiden Formula E win.

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Mercedes-EQ's Nyck de Vries takes maiden victory in Formula E's first night race the 2021 Diriyah E-Prix

Round 1 highlights

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Jaguar Racing's Sam Bird soars to Round 2 victory in Diriyah

Sam Bird took victory at his debut event with Jaguar Racing in Round 2 of the season-opening Diriyah double header, heading home Robin Frijns (Envision Virgin Racing) with DS TECHEETAH’s Antonio Felix da Costa a net third.

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Jaguar Racing's Sam Bird soars to Round 2 victory at Diriyah

Round 2 highlights

Double-header in the dark

Even the most intense, unpredictable racing can take place without the environment paying the price.

The latest low-power LED technology will reduce energy consumption by up to 50 per cent compared to non-LED tech. The remaining power for floodlighting will be fully renewable, provided by low-carbon certified hydrogenated vegetable oil made from sustainable materials.

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