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Red Bull’s Ricciardo out of F1 Azerbaijan qualifying session

24 June 2017 [18:20] - TODAY.AZ

By  Trend


Daniel Ricciardo, the Red Bull F1 team’s driver, has dropped out of the Azerbaijan Grand Prix qualifying session.

Ricciardo made a mistake at the turn 6 by hitting a wall with his car’s rear left wheel and broke the car’s rear suspension.

The F1 qualifying session has today started in Azerbaijan’s capital, Baku. Earlier today, Baku hosted the first race of the Formula 2, with 20 drivers from 10 teams taking part in the competition, as well as the Formula 1 third practice session.

On June 25, Baku will host the 2017 Formula 1 Azerbaijan Grand Prix and the second race of the FIA Formula 2.

F1 and F2 drivers compete on the 6-kilometer Baku City Circuit. The width of the widest part of the track is 13 meters, and the narrowest part is 7.6 meters between the turns 7 and 8.

The Start and Finish lanes are located at the Azadlig Square. Moreover, the Formula 1 Paddock, team garages and pit lanes are also located there.

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