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 ...

Guenther Steiner: Baku will be a learning experience for everyone

14.06.2016 [18:37]
"Baku will be a learning experience for everyone," said team principal of Haas Guenther Steiner as he commented on the upcoming Formula 1 Grand Prix of Europe. "The technical guys take as much information as they can get from the FIA on the track layout and the surface of the track ...

Valtteri Bottas: Baku track looks nice and very quick

14.06.2016 [14:59]
"The Baku track, from what we have seen, looks nice and very quick," driver of Formula 1 Grand Prix of Europe Valtteri Bottas said. "I've never been to Azerbaijan, so it should be interesting. In general, it's a bit of an unknown for me. I like going to new places ...

Felipe Massa: There may be more overtaking on Baku track compared to the other street tracks that we race on

14.06.2016 [13:08]
"There may be more overtaking on Baku track compared to the other street tracks that we race on," Formula 1 driver Felippe Massa told journalists. "It will be my first time in Azerbaijan so I don't know what to expect from the country. I'm really looking forward to ...

Formula 1 Grand Prix of Europe: preparations completing

14.06.2016 [11:22]
Preparations in the Azerbaijani capital for the 2016 Formula 1 Grand Prix of Europe are close to completion, Tom Butcher, Baku City Circuit's (BCC) head of venue delivery, stated. Butcher said the F1 crews, which will take part in the racing, have already ...

Medical service brigades ready for F-1 race

13.06.2016 [12:11]
Baku City Emergency and Urgent Medical Aid Station have made all the brigades of doctors fully ready for the upcoming Formula 1 race. Some 27 brigades of doctors will be available during the race, chief physician of Baku City Emergency and Urgent Medical Aid Station Rauf Nagiyev said ...

Red Bull skydivers inspect Baku City Circuit from above

13.06.2016 [10:57]
Red Bull skydiving team performed astonishing feats of daring and skill from great heights. With only 8 days to go until the 2016 FORMULA ONE GRAND PRIX OF EUROPE in Baku, Azerbaijan, Baku City Circuit (BCC) has today ...

People may get visa at Azerbaijani international airports with ticket for Baku Formula 1

10.06.2016 [20:55]
Starting from June 10, journalists permanently accredited in accordance with the rules of the Formula One Management Limited and the International Automobile Federation, as well as people who have tickets for Formula 1 Grand-Prix of Europe may get a visa at the Foreign Ministry Consular Department ...

Formula-1 drivers to arrive in Baku from June 14

08.06.2016 [17:36]
Formula-1 drivers will start to arrive in Baku from June 14 for the 2016 Baku Grand Prix of Europe. The drivers will be accompanied by technical squads of their teams. A total of 11 teams will arrive in Baku for the race ...

Charlie Whiting hails 'superb' Baku City Circuit

08.06.2016 [15:45]
FIA Formula One Race Director and Safety Delegate, Charlie Whiting, returned to Baku to inspect the readiness of the Baku City Circuit ahead of the 2016 FORMULA 1 GRAND PRIX OF EUROPE, to be held in Baku, Azerbaijan on the weekend of June ...

Milla Supports Baku Marshals Club

07.06.2016 [17:10]
The Azerbaijan Food and Packaging Company (AZFPco), ‘Milla’, has announced its support for the Baku Marshals Club (BMC), operating under the auspices of the 2016 Formula 1 Grand Prix of Europe promoter Baku City Circuit (BCC). BCC’s Head of Operations and BMC director ...

Felipe Massa unconcerned by Jenson Button Williams return rumours

04.06.2016 [16:16]
Button, who began his Formula One career at Williams in 2000, is out of contract with McLaren at the end of the year, according to Daily Express. And with Stoffel Vandoorne, the highly-rated McLaren reserve driver who deputised for Fernando Alonso in Bahrain ...

Red Bull Skydivers showcased their support to 2016 FORMULA ONE GRAND PRIX OF EUROPE

04.06.2016 [11:50]
Two of the most talented members of the Red Bull Skydive team – Marco Waltenspiel and George Lattner - came to Baku yesterday and showcased their incredible aerial acrobatics skills to the city’s residents, proving that that dream of man flying is indeed a reality ...

160 journalists accredited for Formula 1 European Grand Prix

02.06.2016 [11:22]
“Baku is ready for the Formula 1 European Grand Prix, which is to take place on Baku City Circuit on June 17-19, the marketing director of Baku City Circuit Nigar Arpadarai stated. "During many years Azerbaijan hosts a variety of activities: sports events, conferences, etc. We organized ...