Crafted by the Tilke Company, the Baku City Circuit is the second longest circuit registered in the list of F1 racing venues. The circuit is in the lowest lying capital city, surrounded by water bodies. This makes the circuit extremely adventurous for racing and spectating.
The land of fire, Azerbaijan, meant to stage the fourth F1 weekend race in their capital city this year. However, the global health situation ruined the entire F1 calendar for the 2020- season.
The hype to witness the F1 weekend in the Baku City Circuit was undoubtedly high. Fans will be anticipating the absolutely power packed racing weekend that will soon happen 2021.
|Red Bull Racing-TAG Heuer||2017|
Baku, fondly known as the ‘City of Winds’ has built the second longest circuit in the world. The city has hosted three F1 Grand Prix so far since its emergence in 2017.
The anti-clockwise track measures 6.003- kilometers. It comprises 20 turns and 51 laps, with a racing length of 306.049- kilometers. It is one of the quickest and tightest circuit and offers a speed of 360 km/h.
In 2019, the Scuderia Ferrari racer, Charles Leclerc, bagged the honor of having the highest racing lap record (1:43.009). Meanwhile, the races of 2017 and 2018 were the most remarkable races that the grid has hosted.
People who can make it to the arena of Baku Circuit will get to make the most of what promises to be an entertaining race. The ones who cannot make it to Baku can watch it live on the official F1 YouTube channel.
In Asia, Australia, and Latin America, the practice sessions, qualifying, and the race will stream on the Fox Sports Channel. People from the Indian subcontinent can enjoy the race on STAR Sports. In Africa, SuperSport will broadcast it while Azerbaijan has Idman Azerbaijan.
Belgium has RTBF and Telenet for the entire highlights and the streaming of the race. Those in Brazil can watch it on TV Globo and SporTV.
RDS and TSN will broadcast the entire course of the race for Canada. For the Czech Republic and Slovakia, Sport 1, Sport2, Sport 5 will take charge of the broadcast. China will stream the race on CCTV, Tencent, Guangdong TV, and Shanghai TV.
Denmark will have TV3+, TV3 Sport, and ViaSat while Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania will have TBC for the broadcast.
Finland will telecast the race on MTV and France will do so on TF1 and Canal+. Germany, Austria, and Switzerland will have RTL Germany for their people to enjoy the race. Greece will stream it on ERT and Cosmote TV.
Israel will have the broadcast on The Sports Channel while Italy can watch it on Sky Italia and TV8.
TUDN Mexico will telecast the race for Mexico while Montenegro has SportKlub.
Eleven Sport will telecast the entire event for Poland and Portugal while Russia can watch it on Match TV.
Spain and Andorra have Movistar, and Turkey will stream it on S Sport. The United Kingdom will broadcast the entire event on C4 and Sky Sports, while ESPN will telecast the entire course for the USA.
Tickets are mostly available on the official website of F1. The dates for the following season’s Grand Prix have not been fixed yet. One can always stay updated on the latest happenings through the official F1 website and maybe even get the favourite stand as soon as the tickets are on sale.
|LAST RACE |
Valtteri Bottas (1:40.495)
3. Sebastian Vettel (+11.739)
2. Lewis Hamilton (+1.524)
1. Valtteri Bottas (1:31:52.942)
|MOST CONSTRUCTORS WINNERS||Mercedes|
|CIRCUIT DETAILS- |
|VENUE||Baku City Circuit|
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