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Mark Webber on Indian F1 Outlook

Oct. 23 – Greater Noida, IndiaAhead of this weekend’s Indian Formula 1 Grand Prix, Red Bull Racing’s Mark Webber gives a succinct guide to a lap of Buddh International Circuit.

“It’s a challenging venue and I really enjoy the track, it’s a nice circuit to drive. There was a massive crowd there last year and it was a good atmosphere. The track is similar to Korea with mainly long straights in sector 1 followed by a very busy sector 2 and 3, so we need to get the balance right between downforce and top speed. It should be reasonably straightforward weather-wise and I’m looking forward to getting out there.”


“I loved the track layout last year, but not just because I won the race. With an average speed of 235kph, the course is the second quickest of the year after Monza. There is a lot of elevation change around the lap which adds to the fun, from as much as 8% downhill and up to 10% uphill; it’s like a roller coaster! It really has emerged as one of the most challenging circuits on the calendar for the drivers.”Mark offers a snappy, sub-60 second overview of the circuit.

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