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Formula 1 race returns to Jerusalem

For 2nd annual event, Israel’s capital to thrill sports car fans with a variety of fast cars & stunt drivers to boot.


Formula 1 racing fans in Israel will get a glimpse of the sports cars on Monday and Tuesday when the Jerusalem Formula Road Show gets underway.

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A race car driving in front of David’s Citadel in Jerusalem, June 13, 2013. – Photo: Nahshon

Following up on last year’s event, Ferrari will return to the streets of the capital joined by Porsche and Caterham F1s, the Jerusalem municipality announced.
The event will also include a special Audi from the La Mans series, a Formula Master car, and a Ferrari Challenge Car from the racetracks of Europe, according to organizers.

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Formula 1 speeds through Jerusalem, putting capital’s traffic jams to shame

Thousands of spectators – religious & secular Israelis, Palestinians, & tourists – stand together to watch the fastest cars Jerusalem has ever seen.



Tens of thousands of Israelis, Palestinians, and tourists flocked Thursday for the first day of Formula One road show on the streets of Jerusalem.

Route of Formula One show in Jerusalem.

The route of the Formula One “peace road show” in Jerusalem.


The exhibition, which included eight Formula One race-cars and a few motorcycles, is scheduled to continue on Friday. Jerusalem Mayor Nir Barkat, a fan of motor sports, initiated the bid for his city to host the world’s greatest race-car show. Continue Reading »

Jerusalem to Host Historic Debut of Formula 1 Road-Race

Jerusalem’s “Peace Road Show” to traverse Old City & downtown streets  and will feature ‘Blue & White’ Formula 1 race car built by Ben Gurion University students.



In a first, Formula 1’s internationally renowned race cars and drivers will traverse the capital’s streets Thursday through Friday, accompanied by models designed by the nation’s leading race car engineers.
Mayor Nir Barkat preparing for Formula 1 race in Jerusalem - Photo Courtesy

Nir Barkat preparing for Formula 1 race in Jerusalem Photo: Courtesy

The event, part of Formula 1’s “Peace Road Show,” will feature world-class cars and drivers representing Ferrari, Mercedes and Audi – as well as models constructed by Ben-Gurion University’s student race car team, “Ben- Gurion Racing.”

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