Formula-1

Jayne Pearce: Azerbaijan earns reputation of brilliant organizer

Jayne Pearce: "Azerbaijan earns reputation of brilliant organizer"

Media administrator of the Islamic Games in Baku on the work with media and coverage of the games

Azerbaijan after Haydar Aliyev

Azerbaijan after Haydar Aliyev

İlham Aliyev and his friends have literally protected the inheritance from the founding president of Azerbaijan

Arzu Aliyeva: they visit Tour d#039Azerbaidjan to receive unforgettable emotions

Arzu Aliyeva: they visit Tour d'Azerbaidjan to receive unforgettable emotions

The closing ceremony of the Tour d'Azerbaidjan was held in Baku. The president of the Baku media center Arzu Aliyeva said that it attracts more and more viewers every year, which come to Azerbaijan to receive unforgettable …

Racer Valterri Bottas recieves prize from Putin

Racer Valterri Bottas recieves prize from Putin

Mercedes’ Valtteri Bottas withstood sustained late-race pressure from Ferrari’s Sebastian Vettel to take his first Formula One victory after rising from third on the grid to take the lead at the race start. Traditionally, the cup was …

Winner of Formula One Sochi Grand Prix to meet with Putin

Winner of Formula One Sochi Grand Prix to meet with Putin

The winner of the Russian stage of the world championship ‘Formula One’ in Sochi, the Russian Grand Prix, will receive his cup from the hands of Russian President Vladimir Putin, who is present at the races at the Sochi Avtodrome. …

Ecclestone rejects criticism of new F1 races

Ecclestone rejects criticism of new F1 races

Bernie Ecclestone says he stands by his decision to take Formula 1 into new territories around the world. The former F1 commercial rights holder insisted that he believed deals to hold Grand Prix events in Bahrain, China and Russia had …

Azerbaijan simplifying visa procedures in connection with F1

Azerbaijan simplifying visa procedures in connection with F1

Azerbaijan President Ilham Aliyev has signed an order on the simplification of visa procedures for stateless persons and foreigners in connection with the organizing and holding of the Formula One Grand Prix race 2017. …

Nigar Arpadarai: Preparations for Baku Grand Prix well under way

Nigar Arpadarai: "Preparations for Baku Grand Prix well under way"

The head of the marketing and communications department of Baku City Circuit on Formula 1

Tickets for Formula 1 Grand Prix in Baku bought in 24 countries

Tickets for Formula 1 Grand Prix in Baku bought in 24 countries

Sale of tickets for the Formula 1 in Baku is going on normally, the head of marketing and communications at Baku City Circuit, Nigar Arpadarai, said. “As of today, tickets have been sold to buyers in 24 …

Driving Tourism: How Formula One Is Fuelling Russia#039s New Image

Driving Tourism: How Formula One Is Fuelling Russia's New Image

Sochi received the greatest coverage due to the races

 Bernie Ecclestone: other Grands Prix should learn from Baku

Bernie Ecclestone: other Grands Prix should learn from Baku

Formula 1 chief Bernie Ecclestone wants other promoters to learn from the "incredible job" Baku did in hosting its first grand prix. "If all the places we go made the effort that these people made here, …

Nico Rosberg wins first F1 Grand Prix Baku 2016

Nico Rosberg wins first F1 Grand Prix Baku 2016

(UPDATED at 5:50 PM) Baku is hosting F1 Grand Prix Baku 2016. 22 participants from 11 teams are to compete in the speedy and skillfully driving on 6-kilometer-road, …

GP2 Second Race kicks off in Baku

GP2 Second Race kicks off in Baku

GP2 Second Race kicked off in Baku June 19, Trend reports. Twenty two drivers are participating in the race. Earlier, on June 18, Italian driver Antonio Giovinazzi of the Prema Racing team won the GP2 First …

F1 Third Practice Session in Baku wraps up

F1 Third Practice Session in Baku wraps up

The F1 Grand Prix of Europe Third Practice Session in Baku has wrapped up. Lewis Hamilton from the Mercedes team had the fastest lap (1:44.352) in the Third Practice Session. Nico Rosberg from …

Prema Racing’s Giovinazzi wins GP2 First Race in Baku

Prema Racing’s Giovinazzi wins GP2 First Race in Baku

Italian driver Antonio Giovinazzi of the Prema Racing team won the GP2 First Race held in Baku June 18, Azernews reports. Russian driver Sergey Sirotkin of the ART Grand Prix team came in second (+1.2 …

GP2 First Race kicks off in Baku

GP2 First Race kicks off in Baku

GP2 First Race kicked off in Baku June 18, with twenty two drivers participating in the race, Trend reports. Right from the start of the race, an accident occurred on the first turn, as a result of which five drivers fell out of the …

FIA makes changes to Baku City Circuit

FIA makes changes to Baku City Circuit

The FIA (Fédération Internationale de l’Automobile) has made some minor changes to the Baku track after the two practice sessions held on the first day of the Formula 1 Grand Prix of Europe in the Azerbaijani capital on June …

Bernie Ecclestone: F1 has clear conscience over Azerbaijan Grand Prix

Bernie Ecclestone: F1 has clear conscience over Azerbaijan Grand Prix

Baku successfully hosts Formula 1, despite the criticism of Western human rights organizations

F1 First Practice Session in Baku wraps up

F1 First Practice Session in Baku wraps up

Lewis Hamilton from the Mercedes team set the fastest lap (1:46.435) in Formula 1 First Practice Session held in Baku June 17, Trend reports. Nico Rosberg from Mercedes became second (1:46.812), …

Two F1 drivers confuse directions on Baku track during practice session

Two F1 drivers confuse directions on Baku track during practice session

Drivers from Haas and Red Bull Racing teams confused the directions during the Formula 1 First Practice Session in Baku June 17, Trend reports. At one of the turns near the State Philharmonic Hall, two drivers mixed up the directions …

Ilham Aliyev: Baku new city on Formula 1 map

Ilham Aliyev: Baku new city on Formula 1 map

President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev has received Senator of the Kingdom of Belgium, chairperson of PACE Committee on Legal Affairs and Human Rights, rapporteur on human rights in Azerbaijan, Alain …

Fans from 37 countries bought tickets to F1 in Baku

Fans from 37 countries bought tickets to F1 in Baku

Fans from 37 countries have bought tickets for the Formula 1 Grand Prix of Europe in Baku, Nigar Arpadarai, head of Marketing and Communications at Baku City Circuit, told June 17, Trend reports. The major part of …

Formula 1 European Grand Prix kicks off in Baku

"Formula 1" European Grand Prix kicks off in Baku

Today, the eighth stage of world championship "Formula 1" European Grand Prix kicks off in Baku. Eleven teams, with two drivers in each, will compete in the race. It will be the second longest F1 track, with a length of …

Ilham Aliyev received CEO of Formula One Management

Ilham Aliyev received CEO of Formula One Management

President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev has received CEO of Formula One Management Bernie Ecclestone. CEO of Formula One Management Bernie Ecclestone hailed the preparations for Formula 1 …

Azerbaijan Grand Prix: Formula 1 sets off on a journey into the unknown

Azerbaijan Grand Prix: Formula 1 sets off on a journey into the unknown

Another new grand prix, another country seeking to present a more alluring face to the world

Traffic to be restricted in central streets of Baku tonight

Traffic to be restricted in central streets of Baku tonight

In order to ensure the safe conduct of 2016 Formula 1 Grand Prix of Europe to be held in Baku for the first time, traffic on some central streets and avenues of the capital will be restricted from June 13 at 24:00 local time, APA reports. …

Baku completes preparations for #039Formula 1#039

Baku completes preparations for 'Formula 1'

Tom Butcher, the head of Venue Delivery and Facilities Management at Baku Grand Prix, told journalists today that preparations for the Baku Grand Prix are completed, in particular, all the crews involved in the races have been …

Baku among Top 3 sports fans#039 popular cities in summer 2016

Baku among Top 3 sports fans' popular cities in summer 2016

Travel.ru has chosen the three most popular among Russian tourists for traveling to sporting events in the summer of 2016. According to the service, Paris, Baku and Rio de Janeiro are the Top 3 popular sports cities among Russian fans …

Nigar Arpadarai: Baku is ready for Formula 1

Nigar Arpadarai: Baku is ready for Formula 1

Baku is ready for the Formula 1 European Grand Prix, which is to take place on Baku City Circuit on June 17-19. This was stated by the marketing director of Baku City Circuit Nigar Arpadarai in an interview with a 'Vestnik Kavkaza' …

Azerbaijani pilot became first driver to test Baku Formula 1 track

Azerbaijani pilot became first driver to test Baku Formula 1 track

Azerbaijani Formula 3 pilot, the official ambassador of Formula 1 European Grand Prix, which will be held in the capital of Azerbaijan, Gyulguseyn Abdullayev, became the first to drive through the entire track of the newest urban …