Ricciardo first to crash in Baku

17.06.2016 [15:07]
Turn 15 of Baku City Circuit proved a particular trouble spot for the drivers and with 20 minutes to go it was the scene of the most major incident of the session when Daniel Ricciardo became the first driver to hit the barrier, according to F1fanatic.co.uk ...

Hamilton quickest at first practice in Baku

17.06.2016 [15:06]
Lewis Hamilton led the field in the first Formula One practice session at the new Baku City Circuit. Lap times improved quickly throughout much of the session on the recently-laid surface. Hamilton set his best time on a set of super-soft tyres, then spoiled ...

Baku GP2: Norman Nato fastest in first session on Azerbaijan track - UPDATED

17.06.2016 [14:11]
Championship leader Norman Nato was fastest as the GP2 field christened the Baku street city with their practice session on Friday morning, according to autosport.com. Nato ultimately set the pace for Racing Engineering ...

Pat Symonds: Baku City Circuit looks to be an unusual track

16.06.2016 [21:03]
"Baku City Circuit looks to be an unusual track and so far simulations have had to be done using surveyor's maps rather than detailed track scans," said Chief Technical Officer at Williams Pat Symonds as he was interviewed by the official website of Baku City Circuit. "Perhaps the most notable feature of the 6km anticlockwise ...

Force India will thrive at European Grand Prix, says Johnny Herbert

16.06.2016 [20:41]
Force India should thrive in this weekend's European Grand Prix in Azerbaijan, according to Sky Sports F1 pundit Johnny Herbert. Sergio Perez and Nico Hulkenberg have finished in the points in both Monaco and Canada and Herbert thinks the long straights ...

Romain Grosjean: Baku track is very different from everything we’ve been used to

16.06.2016 [19:54]
French driver of Haas F1 Team Romain Grosjean highlights his preparations for the Formula 1 Grand Prix of Europe in Baku ...

A lap of Baku with Stoffel Vandoorne

16.06.2016 [19:18]
The official McLaren website has published an interview with driver Stoffel Vandoorne. The interview reads ...

Scuderia Toro Rosso drivers share views about Baku City Circuit

16.06.2016 [19:11]
Drivers of Scuderia Toro Rosso, Italian Formula One racing team, have shared their views on Baku City Circuit in Azerbaijan. “It's always interesting to go somewhere new. As it's a street circuit it will require plenty of work on the pedals and with the steering wheel and that's always exciting ...

Renault duo look ahead to Baku

16.06.2016 [18:12]
Renault Sport F1 Team has been interviewed by the official website of Baku City Circuit. AZERTAC presents the full text of the interview ...

Pirelli racing manager: It’s good to have GP2 racing as part of the inaugural grand prix in Baku

16.06.2016 [18:07]
“It’s good to have GP2 racing as part of the inaugural grand prix in Baku, allowing the young drivers involved to discover new territories. With low grip and high track evolution expected, as well as quite high temperatures, the new street circuit will provide quite a challenge to ...

Baku track set to create set-up dilemmas

16.06.2016 [17:29]
Leading Formula 1 team figures expect a dilemma over set-up for this weekend's inaugural grand prix in Azerbaijan on the streets of capital city Baku, according to Eurosport. At 3.732 miles, the 20-turn circuit is the second longest on the calendar ...

Hamilton aiming to leapfrog Rosberg on F1 standings

16.06.2016 [15:39]
Lewis Hamilton is hoping to be crowned the winner of the first-ever Formula 1 race to be held in Baku on Sunday and surpass Mercedes team-mate Nico Rosberg on the standings in the process, according to F1Reader.com ...

Baku track to be ‘another tough challenge’ for Honda

16.06.2016 [15:02]
"Though the circuit layout and atmosphere will no doubt be very different to the Gilles Villeneuve Circuit, we believe that Baku will be similar in its stop-and-go characteristics and long straights, so we think it’ll be another tough challenge for the team,” said Yusuke ...

Bernie Ecclestone hails Azerbaijan`s joining F1 family

16.06.2016 [14:05]
CEO of Formula One Management Bernie Ecclestone has hailed Azerbaijan`s becoming a member of Formula 1 family. During his meeting with President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev in Baku, he said he was happy that Azerbaijan joined Formula 1 family ...

Fernando Alonso Tours Baku Ahead of 2016 Grand Prix of Europe

16.06.2016 [12:58]
With only days to go before the 2016 FORMULA 1 GRAND PRIX OF EUROPE, Fernando Alonso, the race's Official Ambassador, returned to Baku to meet some of his many fans in Azerbaijan and take a cultural tour of the city before the first F1 engines ...

Derek Daly F1 Steward in Azerbaijan

16.06.2016 [12:40]
Former Formula One driver, Derek Daly, will be the Driver Steward in Baku, Azerbaijan, June 17-19. The new venue for Formula One will host the Grand Prix of Europe on one of the most spectacular street circuits on the Formula ...

Baku Marshals Club launched

15.06.2016 [12:13]
The Baku Marshals Club of the 2016 Formula 1 Grand Prix of Europe has been launched. Azerbaijan`s minister of youth and sports Azad Rahimov cut the ribbon symbolizing the official opening of the Club ...

First F1 & GP2 cargo containers arrive in Baku City Circuit

14.06.2016 [20:42]
The First 40 cargo units containing team equipment for use at the 2016 FORMULA 1 GRAND PRIX OF EUROPE have been delivered to Baku, the capital of Azerbaijan. The rest of the equipment, including F1 cars themselves, will arrive in Baku from Tuesday, 14th June. The teams usually use a combination ...

Nico Rosberg: Baku has done an awesome job

14.06.2016 [19:17]
Formula One driver for Mercedes team Nico Rosberg has been interviewed by the official website of Baku City Circuit. AZERTAC presents the full text of the interview ...