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F1 Digest 2009 - Turkey Preview - Turn away from the F1 politics for a moment as the racing returns in Turkey

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The racing moves on to Turkey, and whilst it's all politics in the news, teams and drivers alike are looking forward to the unique challenge that Istanbul Park produces.

Vital Statistics

  • Date: 7th June
  • Circuit: Istanbul Park
  • Length: 5.3km
  • Laps: 58
  • 2008 Winner: Felipe Massa


Massa is looking to extend his record of three consecutive wins around Istanbul, but there are many teams hoping that their new developments will start to take shape and speed them up. With it being an anti-clockwise track, preparations will have been slightly more involved, as well.