Baku In Numbers 2021

Baku In Numbers 2021

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We’re a quarter of the way through the FIA Formula 2 season as the championship heads to the streets of Baku.

The title chase is on – with Guanyu Zhou holding his lead at the top – but there is competition coming from multiple teams and drivers headed into the weekend.

Here are some of the key statistics about Formula 2 in Baku, to get you ready for this weekend’s action!

16 – The points lead Guanyu Zhou holds over Oscar Piastri heading into the weekend – 5 more than the lead he held over Liam Lawson heading to Monaco

18% – The percentage of the grid who’ve raced at Baku before: Ralph Boschung, Guanyu Zhou, Roy Nissany, and previous Baku winner Jack Aitken!

7 – The number of different winners of GP2/F2 rounds hosted on the streets of Baku

– The most wins for a single driver in Baku, held by Antonio Giovinazzi after he took both the feature and sprint race wins in 2016

– The most podiums for a single driver in Baku, held by Nicholas Latifi. He claimed consecutive sprint race podiums from 2017 to 2019, alongside a 2017 feature race podium.

12 – The lowest grid slot for a Baku race winner, when George Russell stormed through the field in the 2018 sprint race

4.88 – The average grid slot for a Baku race winner, considerably lower than other tracks on the Formula 2 calendar

87.5% – The percentage of Baku winners who’ve gone on to become Formula 1 drivers – with 66.7% of all podium standers going on to reach Formula 1

113.635s – The time taken to set the fastest GP2/F2 race lap at the Baku City Circuit, set by Charles Leclerc in 2017

6.003km – The length of one lap of the Baku City Circuit

71 – The total number of laps across all 3 races for 2021 – 21 in both the sprint races and 29 in the feature race

6 – The number of Baku winners who’ve since graduated to Formula 1 – Antonio Giovinazzi, Charles Leclerc, Alexander Albon, George Russell, Jack Aitken & Nicholas Latifi

How will Baku winner ai fare on his return to the streets? Can anyone stop Zhou from extending his championship lead?

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