SCHEDULE: Timings for the opening double-header of Season 8 in Diriyah

The ABB FIA Formula E World Championship is back in action this week as Season 8 kicks off in Diriyah with another thrilling double-headed night race in Saudi Arabia on Friday 28 and Saturday 29 January.

Before the curtain draws on Gen2, the all-electric machine's era gets a suitable swansong starting in stunning fashion beneath the starry Saudi skies, and there are some updates to boot - among these is an extra 20kW of power under the feet of the 22 drivers and a whole new knockout qualifying format (head here for a full explainer).

DIRIYAH PREVIEW: Everything you need to know ahead of the Season 8 opener

Don't miss any of the excitement. Find the full race schedule below and click on the little TV icon to find all the broadcast information for the opening double-header of Season 8.

 
Thursday 27 January, 2022
Free Practice 1
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Friday 28 January, 2022
Free Practice 2
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Qualifying
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Round 1: 2022 Diriyah E-Prix
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Saturday 29 January, 2022
Free Practice 3
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Qualifying
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Round 2: 2022 Diriyah E-Prix
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