Lewis Hamilton pipped Kimi Raikkonen to fastest time in the second Formula 1 free practice session for the Chinese Grand Prix by just seven thousandths of a second. Raikkonen set the pace on the first runs in the session on soft Pirellis, just over a tenth-of- ...

Axwell Λ Ingrosso confirmed to play Saturday night after-party at 2018 Formula 1 Azerbaijan Grand Prix

07.04.2018 [18:57]
Baku City Circuit (BCC) has confirmed that Axwell Λ Ingrosso - two of Sweden’s most exciting musical exports and leading figures in the electronic dance music scene – will play the Saturday night post-concert after-party at the 2018 Formula 1 Azerbaijan Grand Prix on April 28th ...

Martin Solveig to close out 2018 Formula 1 Azerbaijan Grand Prix with special after-party set

05.04.2018 [15:59]
Baku City Circuit (BCC) has confirmed that superstar DJ, Martin Solveig, will bring the 2018 Formula 1 Azerbaijan Grand Prix weekend to a close on Sunday April 29th with one of his famous high energy sets right after Dua Lipa comes off stage. In a change from previous race weekends, this year’s concerts and subsequent ...

Ticket voucher exchange process for 2018 Formula 1 Azerbaijan Grand Prix Opens

04.04.2018 [19:00]
Baku City Circuit Operations Company (BCC) has announced that Azerbaijan Grand Prix ticketholders will be able to exchange their ticket vouchers for actual tickets starting from April 3rd. The process will continue until April 29th. Ticketholders are asked to bring their national identity ...

Afrojack to play Friday night after-party set at 2018 Formula 1 Azerbaijan Grand Prix

03.04.2018 [16:08]
Baku City Circuit (BCC) has confirmed that legendary DJ, Afrojack, will keep the party going in Baku long into the night on Friday April 27th during the 2018 Formula 1 Azerbaijan Grand Prix ...

International superstar Christina Aguilera confirmed as Saturday night headliner at 2018 Formula 1 Azerbaijan Grand Prix

16.03.2018 [15:30]
Baku City Circuit (BCC) announced today that one of the most accomplished performers of the last decade, Christina Aguilera, will headline the Saturday night post-Qualifying concert at the 2018 Formula 1 Azerbaijan Grand Prix on April 28th. In a change from previous race weekends, this year’s concerts ...

Formula 1 to promote new F3 series in 2019

10.03.2018 [17:30]
The World Motor Sport Council has rubber-stamped plans for the new FIA Formula 3 championship, that will run as part of the F1 support race package from 2019 as a direct replacement for GP3, according to motorsport.com ...

Minister Rahimov: 70% of preparations for Azerbaijan Formula 1 Grand Prix completed

05.03.2018 [19:55]
“70 percent of the preparations for the 2018 Formula 1 Azerbaijan Grand Prix to be held in Baku from April 27 to 29 have been completed,” Azerbaijan’s Minister of Youth and Sports Azad Rahimov told journalists. “Safety barriers, concrete blocks and stands have been already constructed ...

Ferrari introduce SF71H

24.02.2018 [18:40]
Just hours after reigning world champions Mercedes launched their 2017 challenger at Silverstone, their closest rivals from last season – Ferrari – presented their new F1 car in Italy, according to the official website of Formula 1 ...

Double BRIT Award Winner Dua Lipa to close out 2018 Formula 1 Azerbaijan Grand Prix

23.02.2018 [20:09]
Baku City Circuit (BCC) today announced that one of the most exciting artists in world music and two-time BRIT Award winner, Dua Lipa, will close out the 2018 Formula 1 Azerbaijan Grand Prix on Sunday 29th April, capping off a weekend of unrivalled ...

Formula 1 Pirelli Hot Laps to launch in 2018

17.02.2018 [18:18]
Formula 1 has announced the Formula 1 Pirelli Hot Laps programme, according to formula1.com. The first event will be the 2018 Formula 1 Gulf Air Bahrain Grand Prix, followed by nine others – to be announced soon – during this year’s FIA Formula 1 World Championship ...

Lowe targets “step change” for Williams in 2018

16.02.2018 [18:04]
Williams technical chief Paddy Lowe says his team is targeting a "step change" in performance against Formula 1's biggest teams with its new FW41, according to motorsport.com. Images of Williams' 2018 F1 car were revealed on Thursday night, with the car being the first that has been designed under the ...

Heydar Aliyev Center hosts conference on “Benefits of hosting major sports events - 2018”

13.02.2018 [18:35]
An international conference on “Benefits of hosting major sports events - 2018” has been held at Heydar Aliyev Center. The event was co-organized by Baku City Circuit Operations Company (BCC) and Azerbaijan Automobile Federation ...

Second FIA Race Director seminar provides ideal platform for global discussion

12.02.2018 [18:45]
The FIA has held its Race Directors Seminar as a prelude to the FIA International Stewards Seminar, an event that brings together more than 110 experts - including 70 race directors - from across the FIA’s championships and international series, according to the official website of FIA ...

Jamiroquai announced as opening night headliner at 2018 Formula 1 Azerbaijan Grand Prix

09.02.2018 [15:59]
Baku City Circuit (BCC) today announced that the pioneers of future funk, Jamiroquai, will headline the opening night of the 2018 Formula 1 Azerbaijan Grand Prix, setting the scene for a weekend of unrivalled action and entertainment. In a change ...

Formula 1 replaces grid girls with kids

06.02.2018 [17:20]
Formula 1 bosses have announced the championship will feature children on the starting grid in 2018, following the recent decision to no longer use grid girls, according to motorsport.com. The sport made the announcement that it would drop grid girls last week, a call that generated mixed opinions among fans and even Formula 1 ...

F1 announces Azerbaijan Grand Prix schedule

02.02.2018 [20:35]
Formula 1 chiefs have announced there will be a shake-up of the weekend schedule this year, as predicted by Autosport last week, with many European races now starting at 3.10pm. As Liberty sets about its overhaul of grand prix racing, F1 has announced the biggest ...

Formula One to stop using 'grid girls' for the 2018 season

02.02.2018 [17:39]
Formula One has announced it will end the practice of using "grid girls," starting from the first race of the 2018 World Championship in March, according to CNN. In a statement released on Wednesday, Sean Bratches, the managing ...

Azerbaijan simplifies visa procedures for 2018 Formula 1 Grand Prix

19.01.2018 [20:35]
President Ilham Aliyev has signed an order simplifying visa procedures for foreigners and stateless persons traveling to the Republic of Azerbaijan in connection with the 2018 Formula 1 Azerbaijan Grand Prix. Under the presidential order, foreign citizens and stateless persons traveling ...