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Extreme E becomes latest event win for Saudi Arabia

Alejandro Agag watches Formula E's Marrakesh E-prix (by Sam Bagnall/Motorsport Images via Getty Images)

Extreme E, the new motor racing championship being developed using electric SUVs, has announced Saudi Arabia as its third race location.

The Middle Eastern country will host the Desert leg of the electric rally series, which is set to debut in 2021, with a number of potential routes currently being examined. Alejandro Agag, founder and chief executive of Extreme E, made the announcement today (Thursday) alongside HRH Prince Abdulaziz bin Turki Al Faisal Al Saud, chairman of the Saudi Arabia General Sports Authority, and HRH Prince Khaled Bin Sultan Bin Abdullah Al Faisal, president of the Saudi Arabian Motor Federation, during the Future Investment Initiative forum in the Saudi capital, Riyadh.

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