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Istanbul Park Speed Trap: Who is the fastest of them all?

The battle between Mercedes and Red Bull involves many variables, but when it comes to straight-line speed the Brackley squad definitely has an edge. In terms of car set-up, Turkey's Istanbul Park is considered a 'middle of the pack' circuit, because the layout's downforce and power sensitivity characteristics are pretty average. Drivers don't spend as much time at full throttle around the track compared to other circuits, but they're nevertheless at full blast on the run between Turn 10 and Turn 12, the section at the end of which is located the speed trap. Charles Leclerc gets bragging rights for clocking in with the highest velocity, the Ferrari driver reaching a top speed of 333.9...
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