Sebastian Vettel, Red Bull, Valencia, 2012

Valencia street track – circuit information

Circuit information

Lap data
Lap length5.419km (3.367 miles)
Race laps57
Race distance308.883km (191.931 miles)
Pole positionRight-hand side of the track
Lap record*1’38.683 (197.688 kph) by Timo Glock, 2009
Fastest lap1’36.975 (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 throttle63%
Downforce levelMedium
Gear changes per lap64
Fuel use per lap2.7kg
Pit lane time loss22 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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