Tag Archive: Azerbaijan Grand Prix

Nov 06

2018 Formula 1 Azerbaijan Grand Prix tickets on sale today!

Early bird tickets to third race weekend in Baku offer 20% discounts for F1 fans

Baku City Circuit logoBaku City Circuit (BCC) today released tickets for the 2018 Formula 1 Azerbaijan Grand Prix via www.bakucitycircuit.com. The third successive Formula 1 race to be staged on the streets of Azerbaijan’s capital city is taking place on the weekend of April 27th – 29th 2018, the first time the race will be staged in Baku at this time of year.

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Nov 03

2018 Formula 1 Azerbaijan Grand Prix On Sale From November 6th

Launch of early bird ticket offers – with 20% discounts for F1 fans – announced today

Baku City Circuit logoBaku City Circuit (BCC) today announced that tickets for the 2018 Formula 1 Azerbaijan Grand Prix will be available to purchase online via www.bakucitycircuit.com from November 6th 2017.

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Jul 10

Bottas ‘getting better each race’, says he is an title contender

Bottas now 25 points shy of leader Vettel

2017-06-11_1572Valtteri Bottas says there is no doubt in his mind that he considers himself to be well in the hunt for the 2017 Formula 1 World Championship title following his second win of the season in the Austrian Grand Prix, warning his rivals he is ‘getting better’ with each race.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 05

Tales from the paddock – Gary Paffett: “When I told the doctors how fast I was going when I crashed, they were quite shocked”

Mercedes-AMG Motorsport in the 2017 season

DTM, Norisring. Mercedes-AMG Motorsport DTM Team, DTM, Gary Paffett, Mercedes-AMG C 63The Norisring once again lived up to its reputation as the highlight of the DTM season. But the most important news to come out of the weekend was that Gary Paffett walked away relatively unscathed from a massive crash. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 04

Vettel escapes serious punishment for Hamilton clash – FULL VERDICT

Vettel was present at the meeting along with his Ferrari team principal Maurizio Arrivabene

2017-06-11_0680Sebastian Vettel will not face any further punishment for his part in the controversial coming together with Lewis Hamilton under safety car conditions during the Azerbaijan Grand Prix.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 03

Vettel faces D-Day over Hamilton ‘road rage’ clash

Decision to be communicated before this weekend’s Austrian Grand Prix

2017-06-11_3280Championship leader Sebastian Vettel is set to learn today whether he will face further punishment for his part in the controversial coming together with Lewis Hamilton during the Azerbaijan Grand Prix.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 30

Sainz wants changes to ‘dangerous’ F1 safety car restarts

“For me it was probably the most dangerous part of the race when we restart”

2017-06-11_0560Carlos Sainz Jr. believes that Formula 1 needs to change the rule regarding safety car restarts that allows the lead driver to set the pace, believing it is “dangerous” to have cars stopping and starting regularly.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 29

Button calls for FIA to ‘move on’ from Vettel/Hamilton clash

Debate has been wild on Twitter

2016-06-09_0074Recent Formula 1 driver Jenson Button believes the FIA should “move on” and stop dwelling on the clash between Sebastian Vettel and Lewis Hamilton in last weekend’s Azerbaijan Grand Prix.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 28

Hamilton keen to win F1 championship ‘the right way’

“I’d like to think I remained respectful and I will continue to do so.”

2017-06-11_4579Lewis Hamilton says he wants to win the 2017 Formula 1 world drivers’ championship “the right way” and remain respectful on-track after his controversial clash with Ferrari’s Sebastian Vettel in Baku on Sunday.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 27

Vettel: We need to race as grown-ups

“We are here to race and we are all grown-ups. People expect us to race and use our elbows, that is what people want.” 

2017-06-08_0146Sebastian Vettel has called on Lewis Hamilton to ‘race as grown-ups’ after their clash in Baku having felt aggrieved by his Formula 1 world title rival’s tactics behind the safety car.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 27

Maiden Formula One podium for Lance Stroll

With this the Williams Martini Racing driver became the youngest rookie ever to reach a podium in Formula One

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Reigning FIA Formula 3 European Champion Lance Stroll secured his first Formula One podium by finishing third in the Azerbaijan Grand Prix. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 26

Vettel had ‘a tourettes moment’ hitting Hamilton – Horner

“He’s obviously had, momentarily, a tourettes moment. “

20170324-063Red Bull Formula 1 chief Christian Horner says that Ferrari’s Sebastian Vettel had a “tourettes moment” during Sunday’s Azerbaijan Grand Prix when he swiped Lewis Hamilton while running behind the safety car.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 25

Formula One teams Azerbaijan Grand Prix race report (updated)

Azerbaijan Grand Prix Formula One free race report

150x80-flagworldf1Today’s report from Formula One teams & drivers in Baku.

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Jun 25

F1 Azerbaijan GP: Ricciardo wins manic Azerbaijan GP, Stroll hits the podium

Daniel Ricciardo wins a crazy Azerbaijan Grand Prix from 10th place on the grid as title rivals Lewis Hamilton and Sebastian Vettel come to blows

2017-06-11_4285 Ricciardo survived a chaotic Azerbaijan Grand Prix to claim his fifth Formula 1 race win on Sunday as title rivals Lewis Hamilton and Sebastian Vettel came to blows. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 24

Formula One teams Azerbaijan Grand Prix qualifying report

Azerbaijan Grand Prix Formula One free qualifying report

150x80-flagworldf1Today’s report from Formula One teams & drivers in Baku.

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Jun 24

Bottas leads Baku FP3 as Vettel, Verstappen hit trouble

Lance Stroll was ninth

Bottas leads Baku FP3 as Vettel, Verstappen hit troubleValtteri Bottas led Mercedes to the top of the timesheets in the final Formula 1 practice session for the Azerbaijan Grand Prix on Saturday afternoon, edging out compatriot Kimi Raikkonen for P1.
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Jun 23

Formula One teams Azerbaijan Grand Prix free practice report

Azerbaijan Grand Prix Formula One free practice report

150x80-flagworldf1Today’s report from Formula One teams & drivers in Baku.

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Jun 23

Verstappen leads Baku FP1 as Perez crashes out

Sergio Perez ended FP1 fourth overall

2017-06-10_1061Max Verstappen set the early pace in Formula 1 practice for the Azerbaijan Grand Prix on Friday afternoon, heading up a one-two finish for Red Bull in the opening running at the Baku City Circuit.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 21

Kaltenborn to split from Sauber as team principal

Monisha Kaltenborn has reportedly left her post as Sauber F1 team principal and CEO on the eve of the Azerbaijan Grand Prix. 

2017-06-09-08-58-31_0032The first female team principal in Formula 1 became Sauber’s CEO in 2010 helping Peter Sauber rebuild the core foundations of the team after its time with BMW before going on to buy shares in the team in 2011.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 20

2017 Formula 1 Azerbaijan Grand Prix 23, 24, and 25 June, 2017

2nd Edition – 8th Round Of The 2017 FIA Formula 1 World Championship

GP2 Series Round 3 Preview BakuQUALIFYING: Saturday 24 June, 5 p.m., local time; live on RDS at 8:45 a.m.; on TSN 5 at 8 a.m., on TSN 4 at 8:55 a.m. Rebroadcast on RDS and RDS-2 at 7:30 p.m., on RDS at midnight Sunday. RACE: : Sunday 25 June, 5 p.m. local time; pre-race show live on RDS at 8:30 a.m.; live on TSN-5 at 8 a.m. and 8:55 a.m. on TSN-4 Read the rest of this entry »

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