Turn 6 Statistics
Initial speed Final speed Stopping distance Braking time Maximum deceleration Maximum pedal load Braking power
333km/h 70km/h 141m 1.49 sec 4.3g 126kg 2179kW
Hockenheim presents an average challenge to brakes compared to other tracks. The heaviest application is the Spitzkehre corner, where the cars brake from 330km/h down to 70 km/h in just 126 metres – for a total braking time of only 1.49 seconds. From the start to finish, each driver applies a total force on the brake pedal of 58 tonnes, the equivalent of the weight of 3,800 crates of beer.