As Tom Coronel well knows, Macau is a truly challenging circuit...

We at 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…

[Image via FIA WTCC Media; Video via Tom Coronel]

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Richard Bailey

Founder & Chief Editor at MotorsportM8
Hasn't missed a Grand Prix since 1989. Has a soft spot for Minardi. Tattooed with 35+ Grand Prix circuits.