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Second day of Formula 1 Azerbaijan Grand Prix 2019 to kick off in Baku

27 April 2019 [10:52] - TODAY.AZ


The second day of the Formula 1 Azerbaijan Grand Prix 2019 will kick off in Baku today, Trend reports.

F2 Drivers' Parade and F2 First Race will be held.

Then F1 Third Practice Session and F1 Qualifying Session will be also held.

Ten teams, two drivers in each, are competing in the race. Among the drivers are Fernando Alonso, Sebastian Vettel, Lewis Hamilton, Valtteri Bottas, Kimi Raikkonen and Max Verstappen.

The Formula 1 Azerbaijan Grand Prix 2019 will run till April 28.

The length of the Baku track where teams compete for the championship, each represented by two drivers, is just over six kilometers. The length of the widest part of the track is 13 meters, and the narrowest width is 7.6 meters between the turns 7 and 8, which are situated along the Icheri Sheher (Inner City).

The Start and Finish lanes are located at the Azadlig Square.

Formula One’s highest speed record of 351 km per hour has been reached by Williams’s Valtteri Bottas at the 2016 F1 Grand Prix of Europe First Practice Session in Baku.

Most of tourists from Russia, UK, Georgia, the Netherlands, Poland, UAE and Finland visit Azerbaijan to attend the competition.


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