Full details of Albert Park modifications revealed
By Mat Coch
Thursday 1st April, 2021 - 3:30pm
Organisers today have offered further details on the circuit modifications underway at Albert Park.
Speedcafe.com revealed in January that the Australian Grand Prix Corporation was to embark on significant works at the Formula 1 venue this year.
With those works now underway, the full extent of the modifications to the circuit have been confirmed.
Widening of corner by 2.5 metres – drivers’ right
Widening of corner by four metres – drivers’ right
Widening of corner by 7.5 metres – drivers’ right
Chicane removed to create a straight, creating the possibility of a fourth DRS zone
Realignment of Ross Gregory Drive and slight extension of Lakeside Drive to create a tightened corner (between Turns 13 and 14)
Widening of corner by three metres – drivers’ right
Widening of corner by 3.5 metres – drivers’ right
Widened by two metres (completed late 2020)