Renault F1 Russian Grand-Prix factfile - download

Renault F1 Russian Grand-Prix factfile - download

26.09.2019: Renault F1 Team is in Sochi for the sixteenth race of the 2019 FIA Formula 1 World Championship, the VTB Russian Grand Prix. The Circuit • The Sochi Autodrom has hosted five Grands Prix since its introduction to the For

Renault F1 Team is in Sochi for the sixteenth race of the 2019 FIA Formula 1 World Championship, the VTB Russian Grand Prix.

The Circuit

• The Sochi Autodrom has hosted five Grands Prix since its introduction to the Formula 1 calendar in 2014.

• The Russian Grand Prix is the longest race of the year in distance. The 53 laps of the 5.848km circuit equal 309.944km.

• The run down to the first corner is the longest of the year at 1,100m.

• Sochi is the flattest circuit on the calendar with just 1.9m elevation. Over the course of the race, drivers will climb 100.7m, which is almost the same elevation as just one lap of Spa-Francorchamps (102.2m).

• Drivers will experience 3.6 lateral G for almost four seconds when they negotiate the long left-hander at Turn 3; the longest exertion of G force of all circuits.

Renault Sport Academy

• The FIA Formula 2 and Formula 3 Championships return after a two-week break in Sochi, Russia, this weekend.

• Test Driver Jack Aitken remains in firm contention at the top end of the Formula 2 championship, as he trails second-place by 13 points following his third win of the year in Monza. Academy member Guanyu Zhou sits seventh – number one rookie – in the series.

• The inaugural Formula 3 season concludes in Sochi. Academy Driver Christian Lundgaard sits fifth in the series and can chase down third in the series. Max Fewtrell is tenth with Yifei Ye twenty-fourth.

• Away from Russia, the Formula Renault Eurocup heads to Barcelona for round eight. Victor Martins is in the title mix with Caio Collet a comfortable leader in the rookie championship as he holds on to fifth place in the overall standings. Affiliate Driver Leonardo Lorandi is ninth.

All you need to know about the circuit and drivers can be found in the Renault F1 Team Factfile, which can be downloaded by clicking here.



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26.09.2019 / MaP

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