Top beautiful F1 racing tracks in the world nowadays (Part 1)
In the following article, we will review the most beautiful F1 racetracks in the world today such as Baku racetrack, Monaco racetrack… Let’s explore them!
Monaco racetrack in France
Monaco is not only famous for its splendid casinos, the most luxurious hotels in Europe, the yachts of Russian billionaires, but also at the world’s number one prestigious race track. By 1950, Monaco race officially became part of the world championship.
The feature here is that the entire track has no curb but only concrete walls or steel talons – something that feels extremely strong for the racers because of the requirements for precise control, driving skills as well as adventure experience.
Along with the extremely diverse high-altitude tracks, achieving maximum speed on the Monaco racetrack lies in the tunnel has created a very interesting experience not only for the racers but also for viewers
This is the track with the lowest speed in the year with the highest level of only 290 km / h, while the average speed is only about 158km / h. The road surface is narrow and often does not have many opportunities to overtake, so Monaco is a race that requires high concentration and the ability to keep the riders calm. Just a little mistake, accidents will happen very easily.
In the history of the tournament, Monaco has always been a race for real talent, not just for engineering. Incidentally, quite a few riders win in Monaco, they will gradually become F1 dominant. From Graham Hill, Jimmy Clark, Alain Prost, Michael Schumacher, Lewis Hamilton, Sebastian Vettel.
Baku racetrack in Azerbaijan
The racecourse in the capital Baku was designed by famous architect Hermann Tilke, with a length of more than 6km. The track will pass through the historic landmarks of Baku city.
One of the hallmarks of this racetrack is its extreme curves. In particular, there are sections with a width of only about 7.6m and immediately followed by a straight line of 2.2km to the finish line crossing Neftchilar Avenue.
This can be considered as the highest speed street race, more than 360 km / h and is the second longest track in the current F1 races, only after the Spa-Francorchamps race in Belgium with a length of 7,004 km.