The formula 2 arrives this weekend on the city circuit Jeddah, in Saudi Arabiasecond stop for the Ecuadorian pilot Juan Manuel Correa and one of the most complex tracks on the 2023 calendar.

It will be the debut on this track for the nativeso the running time and connection to the track is another race that will have to be measured together with the Dutch team Van Amersfoort Racing (VAR).

The ‘Top’ 10 at the start of the season for Juan Manuel Correa in Formula 2

This will be a tougher race than Bahrain, since a new track for me, street track, the fastest in the world and harder than the others, especially since the walls are very close to you. But that also makes it fun and technical,” Correa said.

Preparations for this date were focused on working on the simulator and reviewing racing videos from previous yearswith whom Correa is hoping for a good performance over the weekend.

“Let’s see how it will go in training and qualifying. I’m very excited and a bit nervous, but we hope to improve on what was done in Bahrain and continue to add points,” he indicated.

Grand Prix of Saudi Arabia It is driven along the La Corniche track, a route 6175 kilometers long, made up of 27 bends, a physically very demanding track due to the high speed and intensity.

Correa finished tenth in the box in his first appearance of the season, adding his first driver classification point of the year. (D)