Live Hub: 2021 Diriyah E-Prix

Your one-stop shop for all the live action from the opening rounds of the 2020/21 ABB FIA Formula E World Championship. Bringing all the live timing, news and more, as Season 7 kicks off with a double-header in Diriyah, Saudia Arabia.

Welcome to Season 7. Change. Accelerated.

Change. Accelerated. Welcome to Season 7

SEASON 7 PREVIEW: Formula E goes green in Diriyah

Formula E's most competitive line-up yet

The grid is primed to be one of Formula E's most competitive line-ups yet, comprising 12 teams, including ten manufacturer outfits, and 24 of the best drivers in world motorsport.

Line ups

The most notable change comes in the form of Sam Bird leaving the Envision Virgin Racing nest and taking a seat with the legendary British marque, Jaguar Racing. The tenacious Brit, who is a proven winner having taken a victory in every season of Formula E, starts a new alliance alongside another established winner, Mitch Evans.

Other drivers changing colours for Season 7 include the strong German pairing of Pascal Wehrlein to TAG Heuer Porsche, with Alexander Sims taking his vacant seat and bringing his analytical race-craft to Mahindra Racing.

After an impressive form in Berlin that included taking a debut podium as a substitute driver for Audi Sport ABT Schaeffler, Rene Rast has been rewarded with a permanent seat to contest the 2020/21 championship. 

Another driver to earn a permanent seat is Sergio Sette Camara at DRAGON / PENSKE AUTOSPORT, the Brazilian will be looking to build on the races in Berlin and his second-fastest finish in the Marrakesh Rookie Test last season. 

Alex Lynn and Tom Blomqvist also join the list of substitutes taking permanent drives as the pair take seats with Mahindra Racing and NIO 333 respectively.

Nick Cassidy leads the rookies heading into the new season, the Kiwi has carved a winning career in Japan and now joins Envision Virgin Racing to showcase his talent to the world. 

The other rookies joining the field are Norman Nato and Jake Dennis. The Frenchman brings a wealth of versatile single-seater and sportscar experience to ROKiT Venturi Racing. Dennis joins BMW i Andretti Motorsport, the young Brit getting an opportunity to prove himself on the world-stage after coming up through the competitive junior ranks.

Diriyah Street Circuit

Diriyah track map 2020/21 ABB FIA Formula E World Championship

Staged in the heart of a UNESCO World Heritage site, the ancient Middle Eastern city will again play host to the opening races, but 2020/21 marks a historic chapter as Diriyah will hold Formula E's first-ever night races.

With 21 twists and turns, the closely contested field of 24 drivers will skirt the historic town walls before heading back towards the start/finish line in the heart of the district.

Read Stoffel Vandoorne (Mercedes-Benz EQ), Mitch Evans (Jaguar Racing), and reigning champion Antonio Felix da Costa's (DS TECHEETAH) verdict on the Diriyah street circuit.

How to follow

You can follow all the live timings with GPS tracking and get full daily coverage in the Live Hub, rounding up all the latest updates and highlights. 

Also stay with FIAFormulaE.com as we bring you all latest news, pictures and reports direct from Diriyah.

Thursday 25 February 2021
Practice 1
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Friday 26 February 2021
Practice 2
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Qualifying and Super Pole
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Round 1: Diriyah E-Prix (45 mins + 1 lap)
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Saturday 27 February 2021
Practice 3
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Round 2: Diriyah E-Prix (45 mins + 1 lap)
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