Formulation 1 returns after a four-week break for the Azerbaijan Grand Prix, the fourth spherical of the 2023 F1 Championship. The race weekend kicks off on Friday, April 28, and goes on until Sunday, April 30, with F1 and F2 classes and races scheduled to happen throughout the weekend. Purple Bull Racing and Max Verstappen continued to dominate within the third spherical in Australia in the beginning of April. Nevertheless, the competitors did make large optimistic strides, significantly former champions Lewis Hamilton and Fernando Alonso, who got here in second and third respectively.
The Azerbaijan Grand Prix 2023 will even see the resumption of the F2 championship, with classes going down alongside F1 motion on the Baku Metropolis Circuit in Azerbaijan. Indian driver Kush Maini, in his rookie F2 season with Campos Racing, secured his first podium end within the dash race in Australia. In the meantime, the extra skilled Jehan Daruvala will hope to construct on the momentum after test-driving the Mahindra Racing Formulation E automotive in Berlin.
Formulation 1 Azerbaijan Grand Prix 2023: Methods to watch in India
F1 followers in India might want to have the F1 TV app, together with the F1 TV Professional subscription, to observe the Azerbaijan Grand Prix 2023 in India. All race classes throughout the weekend for F1 and F2 may be watched on the app throughout all supported units, together with smartphones, tablets, laptops, and good TVs.
- Formulation 1 Azerbaijan Grand Prix 2023: Timings in India
- Apply: Friday April 28, 3:00pm (IST)
- Qualifying: Friday April 28, 6:30pm (IST)
- Dash Shootout: Saturday April 29, 2:00pm (IST)
- Dash Race: Saturday April 29, 7:00pm (IST)
- Fundamental Race: Sunday April 30, 4:30pm (IST)
Formulation 2 Azerbaijan Grand Prix 2023: timings in India
- Apply: Friday April 28, 12:35pm (IST)
- Qualifying: Friday April 28, 4:30pm (IST)
- Dash Race: Saturday April 29, 4:30pm (IST)
- Function Race: Sunday April 30, 12:55pm (IST)
Formulation 1 Azerbaijan Grand Prix 2023: What to anticipate
Purple Bull Racing and Max Verstappen have had a dominant begin to the 2023 season, main each championship standings going into the Azerbaijan Grand Prix. Verstappen’s teammate Sergio Perez managed to complete fifth within the Australian Grand Prix regardless of ranging from the again of the grid, however this did create room for former world champions Lewis Hamilton and Fernando Alonso to slim the hole for second place due to podium finishes.
The Azerbaijan Grand Prix takes place on the Baku Metropolis Circuit, a avenue circuit characterised by slim monitor sections and tight corners. This additionally implies that racing incidents and accidents are prone to end in a full security automotive or perhaps a crimson flag, making this a difficult and probably prolonged race. Sergio Perez, identified for his performances at avenue circuits – and the Azerbaijan Grand Prix particularly – will hope to make use of this to his benefit.
There’s nonetheless an extended method to go within the season, leaving loads of room for the competitors to catch up. Ferrari has had a disastrous begin to the season and can hope to make up floor going into the subsequent few rounds, whereas Mercedes and Aston Martin proceed to carry out effectively and problem Purple Bull Racing’s dominance. The Azerbaijan Grand Prix will even see the introduction of the brand new dash race format, the place Friday qualifying units the grid for the principle race on Sunday, whereas a shorter ‘Dash Shootout’ qualifying session units the grid for the dash race.