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Saudi Arabia: The largest Lego construction of a Formula 1 car

Activity  is back on for Formula 1 fans! The Formula 1 Grand Prix in Jeddah will take place over two days on 3 December. And preparations are already underway as the promoter of the event has set itself a challenge: to build the world's biggest race car all in Lego to help a local charity.

As part of Saudi Arabia’s plans to diversify and attract regional and international tourists, a new chapter is opening up for Formula 1! And its promoter has only one idea in mind, to promote this world race while turning part of his activity to the benefit of a humanitarian association

His idea? Assemble the largest Lego brick construction of a racing car in the world and exhibit it from 15 to 23 September at the Red Sea Mall in Jeddah. The project will require 500,000 bricks that can be purchased online. Proceeds from the purchase of these Lego bricks will be donated to Ehsan, the Saudi platform for the National Charity Campaign.

The car will also promote the second longest and fastest circuit that will host the race. With 27 corners, the Jeddah circuit is over six kilometres long, making it the second longest on the current Formula One calendar, behind the legendary Spa-Francorchamps circuit in Belgium.