Turn 1 Statistics
Initial speed Final speed Stopping distance Braking time Maximum deceleration Maximum pedal load Braking power
362km/h 82km/h 159m 1.65 sec 5.8g 177kg 2805kW
The fastest circuit on the calendar is also one of the most challenging when it comes to brakes. Time spent on the brake pedal per lap is comparatively small, but most of the seven braking areas are very heavy. The biggest is into the Prima Variante, where cars go from 360km/h to 80km/h in 1.65 seconds – in just 159 metres. For the drivers, it’s 5.8 g of deceleration and a 177 kg load on the brake pedal.