May 28, 2010
Formula 1 Turkey Grand Prix 2010 will take place in Istanbul Park Race Circuit. The Istanbul Racing Circuit is located on the Asian side of Istanbul, 6 km from the junction of Kurtkoy on the north side of TEM Motorway, linking Istanbul to Ankara and it is close to the newly-constructed Sabiha Gokcen Istanbul Airport. The total area allocated for the is 2,215,000 m2. The track which runs counter clockwise is 5378 m long with an average width of 15 m, excluding runoff areas. The track is consisted of 13 curves of which 6 are right turns and 7 are left turns. The start and finish section is 655,5 m long. The track runs over 4 level sections with rising and descending grades. The track is brainchild of Herman Tilke, also responsible for racetracks at Sepang, Bahrain and Shanghai.