Baku City Circuit

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Baku City Circuit
Baku Formula One circuit map.svg
Location Baku, Azerbaijan
Time zone GMT+4
Capacity 18,500[1][2]
Opened June 2016
Architect Hermann Tilke
Major Events Formula One
Azerbaijan Grand Prix (2017–2019, 2021–)
European Grand Prix (2016)
FIA Formula 2 (2017–2019, 2021–)
GP2 Series (2016)
Grand Prix circuit
Circuit Length 6.003 km (3.730 mi)
Turns 20
Lap Record 1:43.009 (Monaco Charles Leclerc, Ferrari, 2019, Formula One)

Bakı Şəhər Halqası (English: Baku City Circuit, formerly Baku Street Circuit) is a racetrack in Azerbaijan. It is located in Baku. The track hosts the Formula One Grand Prix (in 2016 it was the European Grand Prix, and since 2017 it has been the Azerbaijan Grand Prix). It was designed by Hermann Tilke.[3]

References[change | change source]

  1. Rencken, Dieter; Barretto, Lawrence. "Baku F1 organisers close to submitting track layout to FIA". autosport.com. Retrieved 17 June 2016.
  2. "On F1 ticket sale Azerbaijan earned only 2% of racing costs in Baku center". abc.az. Archived from the original on 18 October 2019. Retrieved 17 June 2016.
  3. "Organizatorzy GP Europy w Azerbejdżanie zaprezentowali pętlę toru - Wyprzedź Mnie!". f1wm.pl (in Polish). 2014-10-08. Retrieved 2021-10-16.