Formula One’s highest speed record of 351 km per hour has been reached by Williams’s Valtteri Bottas at the 2016 F1 Grand Prix of Europe First Practice Session, underway in Baku.
Lewis Hamilton from the Mercedes team reached the highest average speed of 203,042 km/h.
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.
Source: Azer News