Formula 1 is back with another race weekend, this time in Azerbaijan. Defending champion Max Verstappen finished at the top of the podium in the last race which was held in Melbourne, Australia. Lewis Hamilton and Fernando Alonso were the other two drivers to finish on the podium standing second and third respectively. The Azerbaijan Grand Prix will be held across the weekend of 28–30 April 2023. It will be the fourth round of the 2023 Formula 1 World Championship, meanwhile it will be the first of six in the season to follow the sprint format.
Talking about the drivers’ standing so far, Max Verstappen is in the top spot heading into the weekend with 69 points, followed by Sergio Pérez at second place with 54 points and Fernando Alonso in third place with 45 points. Aston Martin and Mercedes are in second and third place in the Constructors' Championship, respectively with 65 and 56 points, and Red Bull Racing leads with 123 points.
Here is all you need to know about the Azerbaijan Grand Prix 2023:
When is the Azerbaijan Grand Prix 2023?
Practice 1 - 15:00-16:00 IST
Qualifying - 18:30-19:30 IST
Practice 2 - 15:00-16:00 IST
Sprint - 19:00-20:00 IST
Final Race - 16:30 IST
Where to watch the live broadcast of the Azerbaijan Grand Prix 2023 in India?
The Azerbaijan Grand Prix 2023 will not be broadcast on any TV Channel in India.
Where to watch the live streaming of the Azerbaijan Grand Prix 2023 in India?
The practice, qualifying, sprint and race of the Azerbaijan Grand Prix 2023 will be streamed live on F1 TV pro for subscribers in India.
What are the specifications for the track used for the Azerbaijan Grand Prix 2023?
The Baku City Circuit is 6.003 km long and features 20 turns. Charles Leclerc holds the record for the fastest lap time with a record of 1:43.009 at the Baku City Circuit.
What is the weather forecast for the Azerbaijan Grand Prix 2023?
April 28 (Friday) - 19°C, Sunny and breezy, less than 5% chance of rain.
April 29 (Saturday) - 19°C, Sunny and breezy, less than 5% chance of rain.
April 30 (Sunday) - 20°C, Sunny and Breezy, less than 5% chance of rain.
How does the F1 Championship table stand?
Max Verstappen: 69 points
Sergio Perez: 54 points
Fernando Alonso: 45 points
Lewis Hamilton: 38 points
Carlos Sainz Jr: 20 points
Red Bull Racing: 123 points
Aston Martin: 65 points
Mercedes: 56 points
Scuderia Ferrari: 26 points
McLaren racing: 12 points