Everything you need to know about the Azerbaijan Grand Prix

Formula 1 heads to Baku this week for the eighth round of the 2016 season, the Azerbaijan Grand Prix.

Where: Baku, Azerbaijan

Weather forecast: The weather for Baku over race weekend promises to be perfect, with warm and sunny conditions expected on all three days. Temperatures are forecast to range between 28 and 30 degrees during the day before dipping to around 20 degrees at night.

The circuit: Baku City Circuit

Circuit length: 6.003 km

Formula 1 debut:  2016

Number of laps: 51

Race distance: 306.049 km

Lap record: 1:46.485 (Nico Rosberg, 2016, Mercedes)

Tyre allocation: Medium, Soft, Supersoft

DRS Zones: Two – 730m before the approach of Turn 1 and 630m before the approach of Turn 3

Winners in Azerbaijan:

2016: Nico Rosberg (Mercedes)

Broadcast schedule (All times are HKT)

Friday, June 23
Practice Session 1: 4.55pm – 6.35pm
Practice Session 2: 8.55pm – 10:35pm

Saturday, June 24
Practice Session 3: 5.45pm – 7.10pm
Qualifying – 8.30pm – 10.30pm

Sunday, June 25
Main Race – 8pm: 11.30pm

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