Sebastian Vettel, Red Bull, Valencia, 2012

Valencia street track – circuit information

Circuit information

Lap data
Lap length 5.419km (3.367 miles)
Race laps 57
Race distance 308.883km (191.931 miles)
Pole position Right-hand side of the track
Lap record* 1’38.683 (197.688 kph) by Timo Glock, 2009
Fastest lap 1’36.975 (201.169 kph) by Sebastian Vettel, 2011
Maximum speed (2011) 318 kph (197.596 mph) by Kamui Kobayashi, Sauber
DRS zone/s (race) Reduced from two to one for 2012
Car performance
Full throttle 63%
Downforce level Medium
Gear changes per lap 64
Fuel use per lap 2.7kg
Pit lane time loss 22 seconds
2012 prime tyre**: Medium (2011: Medium)
2012 option tyre**: Soft (2011: Soft)

*Fastest lap set during a Grand Prix
**Pirelli’s soft, medium and hard compounds are softer than those used in 2011

Data sources: FIA, Williams, Mercedes

Valencia street track map

Valencia, 2012

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