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Saudi Crown Prince inspects Ad-Diriyah Formula E-Prix race track

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Prince Mohammad bin Salman Al Saud, Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia, inspected Ad-Diriyah Formula E-Prix race track, ahead of the fifth season of the ABB FIA Formula E Championship which is held for the first time in the Middle East and which starts later on Thursday.

The Championship will mark a new phase of intense car racing on a 2,495-m track, comprising 21 turns with new cars, new drivers, new city circuits and new rules.

Ad-Diriyah Formula E-Prix race marks the beginning of the fifth season of the ABB FIA Formula E Championship, during which all 11 Formula E teams will use their Gen2 cars in competition for the very first time.

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The three days festival of racing, entertainment and music will feature Enrique Iglesias, Amr Diab, pop band Black Eyed Peas, Jason Derulo, OneRepublic and superstar DJ/producer David Guetta according to organizers.

There will be laser shows, virtual reality rides, augmented reality experiences and the most contemporary music acts in the world combined with traditional musicians, storytelling, oud, Qanoun and Rababa players, silversmiths and carpentry displays and workshops, photo exhibitions, in addition to traditional camel rides, according to the organizers.