Formula 2 – Season Finale

by journalist and Master in Communications (UM), Bruna Pickler (cover photo credit: Mark Horsburgh / EDGE Photographics – Yas Marina, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates)

A few weeks to go until the last round of FIA Formula 2 Championship hits again. The last session takes place in Yas Marina, United Arab Emirates.

We have gathered below some of the event’s highlights, so you are updated before its start.

 

Abu Dhabi

Population of 2.8 million people

Features more than 200 natural islands

Home of the 12th and final round of 2019 FIA Formula 2 Championship

Makes up 80% of the land mass of the United Arab Emirates

Famous for cultural landmarks such as the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque and the Louvre Abu Dhabi

Hosting its 11th FIA F1 World Championship Grand Prix

The most expensive FIA Formula 1 venue ever constructed at a cost of US$1,3 billion

The Formula Rossa Roller Coaster in nearby Ferrari World is the fastest on Earth with a top speed of 240km/h (150mph)

 

 


Formula 2 Championship – Yas Marina Circuit

 

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Credit: Reproduction

Track distance

Race 1   31 laps: 172.174 Km (permanent racing facility)

Race 2   22 laps: 122.188 Km

Track turns: 21 turns

Track elevation: 10,7m

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Credit: Reproduction

 

Fastest lap (2018 Feature Race)

Driver: Luca Ghiotto (ITA) with Campos Vexatech Racing

Time: 1:53.194 (on lap 27)

 

Fastest lap (2018 Sprint Race)

Driver: George Russell (UK) with ART Grand Prix

Time: 1:57.590 (on lap 5)

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