Baku, Azerbaijan, April 26
By Elchin Mehdiyev – Trend:
F2 qualifying sessions held as part of the Formula 1 SOCAR Azerbaijan Grand Prix have finished in Baku, Trend reports.
Nobuharu Matsushita, pilot of the Carlin racing team, won the qualifying rounds of the F2 race in Baku.
Nyck de Vries of the ART Grand Prix racing team came in second, and Luca Ghiotto, competing for UNI-Virtuosi Racing, took the third place.
The Formula 1 SOCAR Azerbaijan Grand Prix 2019 will run till April 28.
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.
Formula One’s highest speed record of 378 km per hour was reached by Williams’s Valtteri Bottas at the 2016 F1 Grand Prix of Europe in Baku.