Drain cover issue cuts short first session in Baku

26.04.2019 [16:58]
George Russell running over a loose drain cover limited running in Free Practice 1 for the Azerbaijan Grand Prix to just 12 minutes, before the session was suspended to allow track repairs to be effected ...

Baku hosts first autograph session of pilots at 2019 F1 SOCAR Azerbaijan Grand Prix

26.04.2019 [16:25]
The first autograph session of pilots at the 2019 Formula 1 SOCAR Azerbaijan Grand Prix has been held in Baku. The autograph session took place at the F1 fan-zone near the Baku Seaside Boulevard. During the event, pilots of Red Bull Racing ...

F1 first practice for 2019 Azerbaijan Grand Prix starts in Baku

26.04.2019 [16:19]
On April 26, at 13:00, the F1 first free practice for the 2019 Azerbaijan Grand Prix begins in Baku. Ten teams with two drivers from each will compete in the race. World-famous drivers Sebastian Vettel, Lewis Hamilton, Valtteri Bottas ...

Baku F2: Luca Ghiotto beats Nobubaru Matsushita to lead practice

26.04.2019 [15:36]
Championship leader Luca Ghiotto stole the fastest time in the Formula 2 practice session in Baku, unseating Honda Formula 1 junior Nobuharu Matsushita late on, according to Autosport. With the session being the first on-track action of the Azerbaijan Grand Prix weekend in Baku, times tumbled ...

Formula 1: The favourites for pole, points and victory in Baku

26.04.2019 [12:04]
The official website of Formula 1 has published an article highlighting the favourites of the Formula 1 SOCAR Azerbaijan Grand Prix 2019 in Baku. AZERTAC presents the article. “Formula 1 returns to the super-speedy street circuit in the city of Baku this weekend for the 2019 Azerbaijan ...

Fans enjoy exclusive Pit Lane Walk ahead of Formula 1 SOCAR Azerbaijan Gran Prix

26.04.2019 [10:34]
An exclusive Pit Lane Walk was organized for the fans with four-day tickets ahead of the Formula 1 SOCAR Azerbaijan Gran Prix 2019. The auto racing fans, residents and guests of the city had a great chance to visit the inner sanctum of F1 ...

® Bakcell is ready for Formula 1 SOCAR Azerbaijan Grand Prix 2019

25.04.2019 [19:29]
Bakcell, the First Mobile Operator and Fastest Mobile Internet Provider in Azerbaijan, implemented special preparation works with regard to the upcoming Formula 1 SOCAR Azerbaijan Grand Prix 2019. According to the terms of the agreement signed between Bakcell and Baku City Circuit Operations Company ...

Nico Hülkenberg: Baku race is interesting year on year

25.04.2019 [19:22]
“Baku is an interesting place and has a different feeling to the conventional Grand Prix weekend. It’s also a bit different to any street track because everything is located quite close together, including the distance between the hotel to the paddock. The old town buildings, vintage houses, castles and ...

Toto Wolff: Mercedes focused on 'staying out of trouble' in Baku

25.04.2019 [17:50]
Mercedes boss Toto Wolff says his team will need to steer clear of trouble to achieve a good result next weekend in Baku when it tackles the venue's uncompromising and challenging circuit, according to f1i.com. Mercedes heads to Azerbaijan with a trio of one-two finishes under its belt ...

Brit award winning singer to perform in Baku on April 27

24.04.2019 [15:47]
Baku City Circuit (BCC) has announced that in light of Sam Smith having being forced to pull out his planned concert due to health issues, one of the most exciting performers in music today, Jessie J, the multiplatinum-selling artist behind hits like “Price ...

Sebastian Vettel: You feel like you are threading a needle on Formula 1 track in Baku

24.04.2019 [13:07]
Heading to Baku seeking his first race win of this season, Ferrari-Pilot Sebastian Vettel has likened racing through the tight twisty streets as “threading a needle”, according to planetf1.com. Vettel has yet to get off the mark in 2019 as Ferrari have been shown up by Mercedes on race Sundays ...

SOCAR becomes new title sponsor of 2019 Formula 1 Azerbaijan Grand Prix

23.04.2019 [17:47]
The State Oil Company of Azerbaijan Republic (SOCAR) has become a title sponsor of the 2019 Formula 1 Azerbaijan Grand Prix, which will be held in Baku on April 26-28. As a partner of Formula 1, SOCAR will promote its brand among millions ...

Formula 1 Azerbaijan Grand Prix fully provided with telecommunication services

23.04.2019 [17:41]
The Ministry of Transport, Communications and High Technologies has properly fulfilled the duties assigned to it within the framework of the Formula 1 Azerbaijan Grand Prix 2019, which will be held in Baku on April 26-28, the ministry said ...

Thomas Butcher: “Baku City Circuit is completely ready to host Formula 1 Azerbaijan Grand Prix” VIDEO

23.04.2019 [17:20]
“Baku City Circuit is completely ready to host Formula 1 Azerbaijan Grand Prix 2019,” BCC's Head of Venue Delivery Department Thomas Butcher said during a media tour on the track. Butcher said that they have been working for three months and now they are ready for the racing ...

Racing cars of Formula 1 Azerbaijan Grand Prix arrive in Baku

22.04.2019 [17:27]
Delivery of cargoes for holding Formula 1 Azerbaijan Grand Prix to the Heydar Aliyev International Airport in Baku started.Flights from Shanghai and Bahrain delivered racing cars and equipment needed for their maintenance and organization of the competition ...

F1 could return to Malaysia in 2022 as Sepang refuses to close door on Supercars

19.04.2019 [15:00]
Formula1 could return to Malaysia at the Sepang International Circuit as early as 2022, with the prospect of Supercars joining them as a support category not ruled out, according to Fox Sports. The Malaysian Grand Prix was scrapped from the F1 calendar for 2018, with the 2017 edition being the last ...

Bakcell announced as first official supporter of Formula 1 Azerbaijan Grand Prix

18.04.2019 [21:21]
Baku City Circuit Operations Company (BCC) and Bakcell have today signed a three-year sponsorship agreement for the Formula 1 Azerbaijan Grand Prix. According to the terms of the agreement, Bakcell, the First Mobile Operator and Fastest Mobile Internet Provider in Azerbaijan ...

Lewis Hamilton wins Formula One's 1,000th race

14.04.2019 [14:26]
As Formula 1 celebrated the 1000th World Championship race, Lewis Hamilton led home team mate Valtteri Bottas as Mercedes secured their third one-two in as many races to start the 2019 season. On a day when Ferrari had no answer for the Silver Arrows, Sebastian Vettel completed the podium in third ...

Rising Chinese motorsport star Ye Yifei joins Renault Sport Academy

12.04.2019 [17:40]
Renault Sport Racing confirms upcoming Chinese driver Ye Yifei as the latest Renault Sport Academy recruit. The announcement was confirmed at the Shanghai International Circuit in a media and VIP event on the eve of the Chinese Grand Prix weekend ...