World to see wonderful show in Baku, says UK F1 fan

Baku, Azerbaijan, June 17

By Anakhanum Idayatova – Trend:

Baku is a very beautiful, calm and clean city which suits for hosting the Formula 1, the UK tourist Anson Berry told Trend June 17. Berry has come to Baku to watch the Formula 1. The tourist expressed hope that the world will see a wonderful show in Baku.

Naturally, it will become a great opportunity to popularize Azerbaijan in the world, said Berry. Azerbaijan is hosting the 2016 Formula 1 Grand Prix of Europe for the first time June 17-June 19. The Baku circuit, which is slightly over 6 kilometers, will have the racers to go 51 laps. Overall, 11 teams, each with two drivers, will compete in the race. The race layout incorporates the medieval walls of the old city (Icheri Sheher) and a long high-speed blast along the shores of the Caspian Sea.

The maximum estimated speed at the race is 340 km/h.

GP2 first race, Formula 1 third practise session and Formula 1 qualifying will be held on the second day of the races on June 18, while the GP2 second race and 2016 Formula 1 Grand Prix of Europe will be held on the last day of the races, June 19.

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