We at RichardsF1.com are huge fans of the historic Macau Guia circuit, which is home to this weekend’s Formula 3 Grand Prix and the season-ending round of the 2011 World Touring Car Championship season.
And as our friend, ROAL Motorsport BMW driver Tom Coronel is about to show us, the six-kilometre long track is a stern test of driver and machine.
There’s every kind of corner imaginable. You have the near flat-out blasts along the waterfront, before the track heads inland and traverses the steep hillside.
This section is incredibly narrow – as little as 7 metres wide at some points! – and many of the corners are completely blind on entry. A mistake here will see you in the wall.
Let’s take a look at an onboard lap of the Guia Circuit, with Tom at the wheel…