The track debuted in 2009 as that year’s Formula 1Formula 1 is the pinnacle of open-wheel, single-seater car racing and arguably the highest level of any motorsport globally. Also... There's more... season finale, with Red Bull’s Sebastian VettelSebastian Vettel (No 5) is a German-born F1 driver contracted to Aston Martin in 2022. See more Sebastian information on... There's more... winning from teammate Mark Webber.
The Hermann Tilke-designed track is dominated by its 1.2km straight between Turns 5 and 6 – which, with slow-speed corners marking its beginning and end, makes it a honeypot for overtaking moves.
Other highlights include the tricky run through Turns 10 and 11 into 12, which forces the drivers to brake hard with bags of lateral load still on the car. The track was modified ahead of the 2021 race, which shortened the lap slightly to 5.28km.
This high downforceDownforce is a measure of how much vertical aerodynamic load is created by a Formula 1 car’s aerodynamic surfaces. The... There's more... track will average 55 gear shiftsF1 cars use an eight-speed transmission and change gears through a semi-automatic sequential gear system. The onboard computer changes gears... There's more... per lap, is raced at 63% full throttleQuite simply, foot flat and as fast as possible. When discussing the features of the circuit, the commentators will reference... There's more... with 2 DRSThe Drag Reduction System (DRS), is designed to do exactly what it says, reduce drag, resulting in the recipient gaining... There's more... Zones and a pit stop will cost, approximately, 22.0 seconds.
Yas Marina Circuit
Location : Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
First Grand Prix : 2009
Number of Laps : 58
CircuitA circuit is a racetrack for car racing. There's more... Length : 5.281 km
Race Distance : 306.1834 km
Lap Record : 1:26.103 Max VerstappenMax Verstappen (No 1 as 2021 World Champion, otherwise No 33) is a Belgium born F1 driver, racing under a... There's more... (2021)
2022 Tyre Selection : C3, C4 & C5. Read about the selection here
No Team or DriverOK, so we all know what the driver is, right. I've always liked the description that F1 drivers are like... There's more... Home RaceA home race is one held at a venue where the driver or team are from the same country. The... There's more... in 2022
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