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Azerbaijan Grand Prix: Baku City Circuit technical preview

The Baku City Circuit has featured on the Formula 1 calendar since 2016, except for its omission from the 2020 season due to the COVID-19 pandemic. It is a popular event with the drivers, teams and F1 fans alike. From an engineering perspective though, it presents some unique challenges that are worthy of examination. The circuit’s base data is as follows: Lap length: 6.003km (3.73 miles) Race laps: 51 Race distance: 306.051km (190.171 miles) Pole position: Right-hand side of the track Lap record: 1.43.009 (Charles Leclerc, Ferrari, 2019) Fastest lap: 1.40.495 (Valtteri Bottas, Mercedes, 2019) Distance from grid to Turn 1: 330m 2 DRS Zones: Into T1 and T3 Full throttle: 75% Longest...
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