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Styrian GP - Track Guide

Here's everything you need to know ahead of the Styrian GP, officially the Formula 1 BWT Grosser Preis Steiermark 2021.



History


The original Österreichring was built in 1969, as a replacement for the Zeltweg airfield circuit. The track known today as the Red Bull Ring was created over the winter of 1995, designed by Hermann Tilke, who turned the Österreichring into a shorter, more modern race track. Jacques Villeneuve won the first ever F1 race in the A1-Ring, as it was then called, in 1996.



Track Characteristics (as seen above)


Turns: 10

DRS Zones: 3

Circuit Length: 4.318 km (2.683 mi)

Total Race Distance: 306.452 km (190.420 mi)

Number of Laps: 71

Lap Record: 1:05.619 (Carlos Sainz, 2020)

Direction: Clockwise

Elevation: 63.5 m



Tyres


For the first race at the Red Bull Ring, C2 will be the P Zero White hard, C3 will be the P Zero Yellow medium, and C4 will be the P Zero Red soft.


Pressure and Camber info:

Minimum Starting Pressure (slicks): 21.5 psi (front), 20.0 psi (rear)

EOS Camber limit: -3.50° (front), -1.75° (rear)


More information on tyre and circuit characteristics by Pirelli:


Click here to see the full Styrian GP weekend schedule.

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