Quick info in advance of the British Grand Prix
An thrilling championship fight and custom arrive with each other at the tenth spherical of the time, the British Grand Prix where by the Components One particular Globe Championship was born in 1950. F1Technical’s Balázs Szabó picks out the critical info in advance of modern Silverstone race.
Monitor info – The five.891km-very long monitor is a person of the favorite with motorists and enthusiasts many thanks to the sequences of rapidly and flowing corners that thrill both of those rivals and spectators alike. Motorists will include a whole of fifty two lap now to full the race length of 306.198km. The quickest race lap belongs to Max Verstappen who established the quickest at any time race lap with a time of 1’27.097 in 2020. Motorists will will need to adhere to a pace restrict of 80km/h in the pit lane when diving into the pits for fresh new tyres.
A few – Around the seventy two-12 months-very long record, a few diverse location have hosted the British Grand Prix. Aintree has appeared 4 occasions on Grand Prix calendar, Makes Hatch on twelve instances though Silverstone has provided put to all the other races. Brooklands held the 1st two races, albeit it was in advance of the delivery of the championship.
Ferrari and Ferrari – The Italian producer is the most productive marque both of those as a constructor and an motor provider. They have claimed sixteen victories so considerably in record of the British Grand Prix. McLaren is the 2nd most productive constructor with fourteen wins adopted by Williams with 10 wins. Among the the motor suppliers, Ferrari is adopted by Ford with fourteen triumphs and Renault with twelve victories.
seventy seven – Today’s race will be the 77th working of the British Grand Prix and the 73rd FIA Components One particular British Grand Prix. It was 1st held back again in 1926, adopted by a few other races prior to 1950. The location then turned the birthplace for Grand Prix racing. Considering that then, the location has under no circumstances skipped the calendar and will engage in host to the 72nd Components One particular British Grand Prix now.
Very first triumph – Silverstone is the location where by Scuderia Ferrari took its maiden F1 victory in 1951 courtesy of José Froilán González in a 375 F1.
Overtaking assist – There are two DRS zones at Silverstone. The 1st a person has its detection issue 25m prior to Transform three and its activation issue 30m right after Transform five. The 2nd zone has its detection issue at Transform eleven and its activation issue at Transform fourteen.
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Tough compounds – With the British circuit putting the best power requires on tyres all 12 months, Pirelli has nominated the toughest tyres in the assortment for this weekend: C1 as the P Zero White really hard, C2 as the P Zero Yellow medium, and C3 as the P Zero Pink gentle. This is the 3rd time that this mixture has been nominated all 12 months.
Modifications – The five.891km Silverstone monitor has long gone as a result of some adjustments for this 12 months. The countrywide pit lane particles fence has been prolonged. A new particles fencing has been put in on the drivers’ proper at the entry and on the drivers’ still left on the exit of T3. On top of that, the operate-offs at T9 and T15 have been resurfaced though the mixture kerb at T16 has been shortened.
The household hero – 7-time globe winner Lewis Hamilton is the most productive driver in the record of the British Grand Prix, owning gained his household race 8 occasions. The Stevenage-born driver scored his 1st get at Silverstone in demanding soaked situations in 2008, but required to wait around for his 2nd get until finally 2014, and has gained every single British Grand Prix considering that then with the exception of the 2018 version of the race that was gained by Sebastian Vettel.