Red Bull driver Max Verstappen (24) leads the World Championship race in Formula 1 with eight points against Hamilton (36) in the Mercedes. The Dutchman has the opportunity to become world champion in the penultimate race of the 2021 season.
Formula 1 has signed a ten-year contract with Saudi Arabia for 800 million euros. This ensures high income for the formula. Saudi Arabia can count on ten years of TV presence.
Prince Abdulaziz bin Abdullah Al Saud said, referring to the billionaire investment by the royal family: “The government has understood that sport plays a very important role in the future of young people.” The country wants to become less dependent on oil and to attract tourists. The pictures of Formula 1 racing cars with a top speed of 370 km / h in holiday weather along the Red Sea should help.