David Coulthard: Valencia's best race yet?

David Coulthard: Valencia's best race yet?

David Coulthard only raced at the Valencia Street Circuit once - and he's very glad about that. However, he does at least believe that the jumbled-up nature of F1 2012 could give us the track's best race to date this year

There's something about the Valencia street circuit that just doesn't quite capture your imagination. It's as if everything they got right in Monaco, they got wrong in Valencia. It's just bland. Accelerate and brake, accelerate and brake… The fast section at the back is OK, but if you look at Turn 1, it's easy flat, and then into a 90-degree right. I think the kerbs at the chicanes are annoying as well.

It looks awkward, because they're the type of kerbs where the cars are just bouncing over them.

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