F1 in Baku continuing normally
Baku, Azerbaijan, June 19
By Elchin Mehdiyev – Trend:
The Formula 1 Grand Prix of Europe in Baku is continuing normally, there are no problems, says Nigar Arpadarai, head of marketing and communications at Baku City Circuit.
The previous stages of the competition were successful, she told Trend June 19.
Reminding that the qualifying was held June 18 and practice sessions were held before it, Arpadarai added that the main F1 race will start June 19.
She noted that the F1 drivers are satisfied with the conditions created.
“The winners will be known today and then awarding ceremony will be held,” she said.
Arpadarai noted that entertainment programs continue in the F1 village.
“Concerts of Chris Brown and Enrique Iglesias were held, and today Pharrell Williams will have a concert,” added Arpadarai.
The last day of Formula 1 Grand Prix of Europe kicked off in Baku June 19. Azerbaijan is hosting the Formula 1 Grand Prix of Europe for the first time. The event started on June 17 and will end today on June 19.
Overall, 11 teams, two drivers in each, will compete in the race. The specially constructed street circuit will see F1 cars race around the stunning downtown area of Baku, incorporating its UNESCO-protected old city – Icheri Sheher historical-architectural reserve – as well as its modern skyline and beautiful Caspian Sea promenade.