What Monaco can teach Azerbaijan

What Monaco can teach Azerbaijan

With a unique layout and unrivalled atmosphere, Monaco remains the undisputed jewel of the Formula 1 calendar. LAWRENCE BARRETTO looks at what new venues, and F1 itself, can learn from the principality

These days, if a country's wallet is big enough, it can buy a place on the Formula 1 calendar. Russia came on board last year and Azerbaijan is pencilled in for a debut in 2016.

Developing a location into an F1 venue that fans, teams and drivers love is much tougher - just ask the promoters who attempted races in Valencia or South Korea.

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