Baku, Azerbaijan, April 18
By Elchin Mehdiyev – Trend:
The Baku City Circuit Operations Company (BCC) and Bakcell signed a sponsorship agreement for a period of 3 years today on April 18, 2019, Trend reports.
Bakcell, in exchange for sponsorship of the next 3 races to be held in Baku, will gain the right to use a number of opportunities offered by Formula 1 for local companies in anticipation of these competitions.
The Formula 1 Azerbaijan Grand Prix will be held on April 26-28 this year in Baku.
Azerbaijan extended the contract to hold Formula 1 races for another 3 years.
Baku hosted the Formula 1 2018 Azerbaijan Grand Prix race on April 27-29, 2018, which was won by the pilot of the Mercedes AMG F1 team Lewis Hamilton.
The length of the Baku track, where teams compete for the championship, each represented by two drivers, is just over six kilometers. The length of the widest part of the track is 13 meters, and the narrowest width is 7.6 meters between the turns 7 and 8, which are situated along the Icheri Sheher (Inner City).
The Start and Finish lanes are located at the Azadlig Square. Boxes and pit lounges of the Paddock Club are also located here.