DAMS racing driver Nicholas Latifi raring to get back to Baku

27.04.2019 [14:42]
The 23-year-old DAMS Formula 2 driver Nicholas Latifi will head to this week’s second round of the FIA Formula 2 Championship eager to maintain his race-winning momentum at the Baku City Circuit. Commenting on his third Formula 2 campaign which he has successfully started, the Formula 2 driver said ...

Baku F2: Renault F1 junior Jack Aitken wins fraught first race

27.04.2019 [14:19]
Renault Formula 1 junior Jack Aitken won a typically frenetic Baku Formula 2 race for Campos, the event hitting its one-hour time limit amid safety car periods and seven retirements, according to Autosport. ART Grand Prix's Nyck de Vries made a strong start and earned a six-second lead before the pitstops ...

Financial Times sponsors F1 team Williams

26.04.2019 [21:23]
The Financial Times newspaper has linked up with Formula One motor racing and joined the sponsors of British team Williams Racing, a joint statement said Thursday. "The FT logo will appear on the inside of the rear-wing end plate of the FW42 ...

Ferrari well clear in Baku as Leclerc heads Vettel

26.04.2019 [18:51]
Ferrari stamped their early authority on the Azerbaijan Grand Prix weekend in Free Practice 2 in Baku, with Charles Leclerc heading team mate Sebastian Vettel by 0.324s, but nearly seven-tenths clear of the Mercedes of Lewis Hamilton in third. With a loose drain cover having limited running ...

Matsushita seals Baku pole position

26.04.2019 [18:15]
Nobuharu Matsushita brought home his second and Carlin’s third ever F2 pole position in today’s FIA Formula 2 Qualifying, at Baku, Azerbaijan. The Japanese driver sealed top spot with a time of 1:54.555, to finish ahead of ART Grand Prix’s Nyck De Vries and UNI-Virtuosi’s Luca Ghiotto. ...

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 ...