Dutch GP: “Unique” banking won’t lead to US GP 2005 repeat

Lammers, who started 23 races with Shadow, ATS, Ensign, Theodore and March, believes that the reintroduction of banked corners to F1 – which will be at an angle of up to 18 degrees – will be a highlight when the Dutch Grand Prix returns to the roster for the first time since 1985.Three of Zandvoort’s corners […]

Whiting played role in Zandvoort banking idea

The Dutch track will return to the Formula 1 calendar next year, and a banking will be created for the final corner in an attempt to boost the chances of overtaking at the end of the straight.The Arie Luyendyk corner will be angled at 32 percent – the equivalent of 18 degrees – which is […]

First look: Drone footage of Zandvoort’s banked corner build

In May 2020, Formula 1 will return to Circuit Zandvoort for the first time since 1985. But perhaps the most eagerly awaited aspect of the event will be the 18-degree banking at the final corner, which is aimed at improving overtaking opportunities at the track.As this fly-by from architectural firm Dromo shows, it promises to […]

Pirelli can only raise tyre pressures for Zandvoort banking

As part of a revamp needed to bring the venue up to Formula 1 standards, the final turn at the track is being reconstructed and will feature a 32% incline – with more than four metres of height difference between the top of the track and the bottom.The steepness of the banking will be twice […]

Zandvoort banking will be twice as steep as Indy

As part of a revamp of the Dutch track ahead of its return to the Formula 1 calendar in 2020, the circuit is undergoing a revamp to bring it up to current grand prix standards.One of the changes will be to bank the final corner, and it has now been confirmed that it will be […]

The challenges facing the Dutch Grand Prix

After years of speculation about possible street races or a move to Assen, it was the race’s original home of Zandvoort that finally got a deal together earlier this year for a grand prix in 2020.But despite the success of securing a spot on the calendar, confirmation of the plans was just the start of […]

F1 2020 calendar and test schedule confirmed

The 22-race schedule, which is the biggest in F1 history, will begin in Australia on March 15 and conclude in Abu Dhabi on November 29.The two new events being added to the schedule, Vietnam on April 5 and the Dutch GP on May 3, are both subject to their circuits (Hanoi street track and Zandvoort […]

Verstappen: 22-race F1 calendar will lead to divorces

Next year’s schedule will be the longest in the history of the sport, with Hockenheim going and Hanoi and Verstappen’s own home race at Zandvoort added.Verstappen says his main concern is for crew members, who have to spend long hours at circuits.“I don’t agree with 22 races a year,” he said. “I think we should […]

Zandvoort ‘doesn’t need to worry’ about remaining track work

Revisions to both the track itself and the venue’s infrastructure have to be completed in time for the circuit’s first world championship race since 1985, which has been scheduled for May 3.The work is subject not just to approval of the work by the FIA but also by the local authorities, while the track’s position […]

F1 unveils record 22-race calendar for 2020

The championship initially looked poised to keep its number of grands prix at 21 for next year, but the Spanish GP’s one-year extension has led to teams approving the new longest-ever grand prix racing calendar.The 2020 schedule, which includes the inaugural Vietnam GP and the return of the Dutch GP at Zandvoort, will retain a […]