Baku, Azerbaijan, June 24
By Elchin Mehdiyev – Trend:
The 2017 Formula 1 Azerbaijan Grand Prix in Baku is organized at a very high level, F1 fan Elena, who arrived in Baku from Finland, told Trend June 24.
Elena said that she came to Baku to watch the Formula 1 racing, adding that comfortable conditions were created for the spectators at the competitions.
Holding Formula 1 in Baku is very important from the point of view of promoting Azerbaijan in the world and attracting tourists to it, she noted.
She added that the Azerbaijani people are friendly and hospitable.
The F1 qualifying session will be held today as part of the 2017 Formula 1 Azerbaijan Grand Prix.
Earlier today, Baku hosted the first race of the FIA Formula 2, with 20 drivers from 10 teams taking part in the competition.
On June 25, Baku will host the 2017 Formula 1 Azerbaijan Grand Prix and the second race of the FIA Formula 2.
F1 and F2 drivers compete on the 6-kilometer Baku City Circuit. The width of the widest part of the track is 13 meters, and the narrowest part is 7.6 meters between the turns 7 and 8.
The Start and Finish lanes are located at the Azadlig Square. Moreover, the Formula 1 Paddock, team garages and pit lanes are also located there.