Daily Archives: March 7, 2013

Two DRS zones for all races except Monaco and Suzuka

With only a week to go until the start of the 2013 season, the FIA have confirmed that two DRS zones will be implemented for all racetracks on the calendar, with the exceptions of Monaco and Suzuka.

In a new rule for 2013, drivers will only have use of the DRS device in the designated zones during practice and qualifying. The DRS zones are as follows:

  • Australia – Pit straight & Turns 2 to 3
  • Malaysia – Pit straight & back straight
  • China – Pit straight & back (main) straight
  • Bahrain – Pit straight & Turns 10 to 11
  • Spain – Pit straight & Campsa to La Caixa
  • Monaco – Pit straight
  • Canada – Pit straight & back straight
  • Silverstone – Hangar Straight (Becketts to Stowe) & Wellington Straight
  • Nurburgring – Pit straight & back straight
  • Hungary – Pit straight & Turns 1 to 2
  • Belgium – Bus Stop to La Source & Eau Rouge to Les Combes
  • Monza – Pit straight & Lesmo 2 to Ascari
  • Singapore – Pit straight & main straight
  • Korea – Pit straight & second (longest) straight
  • Japan – Pit straight
  • India – Pit straight and main straight
  • Abu Dhabi – Two main straights (not pit straight)
  • USA – Pit straight & back straight
  • Brazil – Pit straight & Turns 3 to 4
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