A lap of the A1-Ring with Trulli

Renault's Jarno Trulli drives a lap of Austria's A1-Ring "The approach to the first corner is up a relatively steep hill, which limits the top speed to 295km/h in top gear before braking into the second-gear first corner, which I take at ...

Renault's Jarno Trulli drives a lap of Austria's A1-Ring

"The approach to the first corner is up a relatively steep hill, which limits the top speed to 295km/h in top gear before braking into the second-gear first corner, which I take at 110km/h."

"The exit of this corner is quite tricky and also very important as it leads onto a long straight on which I will be at full throttle for 11 seconds and get up to 300km/h in top gear."

Jarno Trulli.
Photo by Brousseau Photo.
"From this, I brake hard down to first gear and 65km/h for the second corner, which is one of the places where I will look for the opportunity to overtake."

"Out of turn two, I come onto another reasonably long straight with ten seconds at full throttle and I reach a maximum speed again of just under 300km/h before braking to around 90km/h in second gear for the apex of turn three."

"The exit of this is a gentle curve that I can easily take flat and I will arrive in fifth gear at 265km/h for the tricky double left-hand corners at turns five and six."

"The first one is taken at over 160km/h in third gear and then I accelerate up to 235km/h in fourth gear and hold that for the second left-hand corner, which I hope to apex at 125km/h."

"The exit of this corner brings me back uphill rising up to 290km/h in top gear before entering turn eight, which is extremely quick, at 185km/h in fourth gear."

"Exiting this corner I almost immediately drop to third gear and 145km/h for the long final corner that leads back down the hill and completes the lap."

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Series Formula 1
Drivers Jarno Trulli