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Baku Formula 1 gears up for online ticket sales

Tickets for the first Formula 1 to be held in Baku, Azerbaijan, will go on sale on 19 December, marking the six-month countdown to the event.

A view from Baku's Old City.
A view from Baku’s Old City. Image by Francisco Anzola / CC BY 2.0

The brand new F1 circuit will take in many of Baku’s sights, including the city’s Unesco-listed Old City, and the ‘Six-Months-To-Go’ celebrations to be held on the Bulvar will feature a programme of live music and fireworks. The racing extravaganza will take place on 17-19 June and is the latest in a series of high profile events to be held in Baku, which has also hosted the European Games and the Eurovision Song Contest in recent years. Read more: azernews.az