Canadian Grand Prix Preview: Round 7
FORMULA 1 GRAND PRIX DU CANADA 2015
Date: 7th June 2015
Circuit name: Circuit Gilles Villeneuve
First Grand Prix: 1978
Type: Purpose-built permeant race trace. Medium and fast corners. Hard on brakes and tyres.
Circuit Length: 4.361 km
Lap Record: 1:13.622 Rubens Barrichello (2002)
Tyre Allocation: Soft (Yellow) and Supersoft (Red)
DRS Zones: Two – Main straight and final straight.
Pole Sitter: Nico Rosberg, Mercedes, 1:14.874
Winner: Daniel Ricciardo, Red Bull Renault
Fastest Lap: Felipe Massa, Williams Mercedes, 1:18.504 on lap 58
THE 2015 PETRONAS MALAYSIAN GRAND PRIX
Date: 29 March 2015
Name of Circuit: Sepang International Circuit
First Grand Prix: 1999
Type: Permanent, purpose built race track. Generally a free flowing, well-chambered layout.
Circuit Length: 5.543 km
Race Distance: 310.408 km
Lap Record: 1:34.223 – Juan Pablo Montoya (2004) / Williams BMW
Tyre Allocation: Hard (orange rimmed tyre walls) and Medium (white rimmed tyre walls).
DRS Zones: Two, with two separate detection points (Pit straight & between Turn 14 and 15)