Interlagos: What You Need to Know

Fact File: Autodromo Jose Carlos Pace, Sao Paulo, Brazil Laps 71 Lap Length 4.309km (2.677miles) Race Length 305.909km (190.067miles) First Race 1972 Fastest Lap 1:11.473 JP Montoya (Williams 2004) 2010 Winner S Vettel (Red Bull) Overview: One of the best for spectators as from the grandstands you can see over half the track, so if … Continue reading

India: What You Need to Know

Fact File: Buddh International Circuit, New Delhi, India Laps 60 Lap Length 5.137 km (3.192 miles) Race Length 307.249 km (190.916 miles) First Race 2011 Fastest Lap N/A 2010 Winner N/A Overview: We go from one unknown quantity (Korea) to another here in India. The New Delhi circuit hasn’t been with a few teething problems that … Continue reading

Korea: What You Need to Know

Fact File: Korea International Circuit, Yeongam, South Korea Laps 55 Lap Length 5.615 km (3.488 miles) Race Length 308.630 km (191.774 miles) First Race 2010 Fastest Lap F Alonso 1:50.257 (Ferrari, 2010) 2010 Winner F Alonso (Ferrari) Overview: On the scale of races we’ve had so far this year, Korea is still a relatively unknown quantity. … Continue reading

Suzuka: What You Need to Know

Fact File: Suzuka International Racing Course, Japan Laps 53 Lap Length 5.807 km (3.61 miles) Race Length 307.471 km (191.054 miles) First Race 1987 Fastest Lap K Raikkonen 1:31.540 (McLaren, 2005) 2010 Winner S Vettel (Red Bull) Overview: This is your classic ‘figure of eight’ track layout (with a few kinks here and there), where the stretch … Continue reading

Singapore: What You need to Know

Fact File: Marina Bay Street Circuit, Singapore Laps 61 Lap Length 5.073 km (3.15 miles) Race Length 309.316 km (192.20 miles) First Race 2008 Fastest Lap K Raikkonen 1:45.599 (Ferrari, 2008) 2010 Winner F Alonso (Ferrari) Overview: The first thing that should catch your eye is the sheer number of corners the drivers will have to negotiate … Continue reading

Monza: What You Need to Know

Fact File: Autodromo di Monza, Italy Laps 53 Lap Length 5.793 km (3.60 miles) Race Length 306.720 km (190.587 miles) First Race 1950 Fastest Lap R Barrichello 1:21.046 (Ferrari, 2004) 2010 Winner Fernando Alonso (Ferrari) Layout: We’re treated to a double-header of history, following on from Spa-Francorchamps we see the world of Formula One make their … Continue reading

Spa Francorchamps: What You Need to Know

Fact File: Spa-Francorchamps, Belgium Laps 44 Lap Length 7.004 km (4.352 miles) Race Length 308.052 km (191.415 miles) First Race 1950 Fastest Lap S Vettel 1:47.263 (Red Bull, 2009) 2010 Winner Lewis Hamilton (McLaren) Layout: There is one thing certain about Spa-Francorchamps, it is synonymous with Formula One and forever will be. It’s a drivers … Continue reading

Hungaroring: What You Need to Know

Fact File: Hungaroring, Budapest, Hungary Laps 70 Lap Length 4.381 km (2.72 miles) Race Length 306.630 km ( miles) First Race 1986 Fastest Lap M Schumacher 1:19.071 (Ferrari, 2004) 2010 Winner Mark Webber (Red Bull) Layout: The drivers have to put in a tremendous amount of work to get the track up to speed before … Continue reading

Nürburgring: What You Need to Know

Fact File: Nürburgring, Germany Laps 60 Lap Length 5.148 km (3.199 miles) Race Length 308.863 km (191.91 miles) First Race 1984 Fastest Lap M Schumacher 1:29.468 (Ferrari, 2004) 2009 Winner Mark Webber (Red Bull) Let’s get this straight, this is not the monster 14-mile rollercoaster ride that held this race until 1976, this is a … Continue reading

Silverstone: What You Need to Know

Fact File: Silverstone, Britain, United Kingdom Laps 52 Lap Length 5.891 km (3.660 miles) Race Length 306.227 km (190.281 miles) First Race 1950 Fastest Lap F Alonso 1:30.874 (Ferrari, 2010) 2010 Winner Mark Webber (Red Bull) Layout and Approach: The drivers have already tested the waters of this new layout in 2010, but this year … Continue reading

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