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Track Guide: Albert Park

Following a long winter without racing, Formula 1 returns this weekend as the 2014 season kicks off and a new era in the history of the sport begins. As is tradition, the season will get underway in Australia at Albert Park in Melbourne. A favourite among fans and drivers alike, this is one of the biggest races of the season. Albert Park is defined as a medium-fast “street circuit”. It is in effect a proper race track, albeit one that carries a lot of dirt and oil from being used as a public road for 49 weeks of the year. As such, it doesn’t reveal its true character for a few days, so achieving an ideal setup can be tricky and requires patience. The circuit has 16 turns, multiple...
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