Azerbaijan Grand Prix

Baku, Azerbaijan
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When the Korean Grand Prix was cut from the F1 schedule, the opportunity to host a Grand Prix fell to Baku, windswept capital of Azerbaijan and party central on the Caspian Sea.

Hermann Tilke's anti-clockwise Baku Street Circuit – the fastest street course in the championship – is spectacular, connecting the historic city centre, the seaside promenade and the impressive government house.