F1’s second avenue observe in a row, this time in Baku, for a race which has thrown up all method of incident since becoming a member of the calendar; Race begins at 1pm on Sunday, stay on Sky Sports activities F1
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Max Verstappen and Crimson Bull put their newly-seized championship leads on the road as System 1 returns to the streets of Baku for this weekend’s Azerbaijan GP.
After a yr’s absence as a result of pandemic, the race from the center of town on the shores of the Caspian Sea makes its fifth look on the calendar.
From Sebastian Vettel’s ‘highway rage’ of 2017, to the Crimson Bull collision of 2018, and the truck and drain dramas of apply on F1’s final go to in 2019, there’s at all times one thing to control in Baku on a difficult 6km format that mixes the slim, twisty corners related of a conventional avenue circuit with a super-long straight excellent for overtaking and wheel-to-wheel slipstreaming duels.
For the primary time in practically three years, Mercedes head right into a race not holding the lead of both world championship, however they’ve robust pedigree in Baku having gained on three of F1’s first 4 visits.
Sky Sports activities F1’s stay protection from the paddock started with The F1 Present on Thursday – watch on YouTube – with observe motion then underway from Friday morning.
- The race begins at 1pm on Sunday
System 2 can be in motion for the third time this yr, after a begin to the season which has produced 5 totally different winners from six races.
Sky Sports activities F1’s Azerbaijan GP TV occasions
9.35am: F2 Function Race
11.30am: Grand Prix Sunday
1pm: THE AZERBAIJAN GRAND PRIX
3pm: Chequered Flag
4pm: Ted’s Pocket book
5pm: Azerbaijan GP highlights