Austrian Grand Prix preview - all you need to know

The Austrian Grand Prix is 71 laps long and consists of nine turns.

Circuit distance: 4.326km

Lap record: 1:08.337 (Michael Schumacher, Ferrari, 2003)

The first Austrian Grand Prix was held in 1964, the same year that the classic musical The Sound of Music was filmed in the country.

More than 60% of Austrian adults are overweight or obese - the highest rate in the European Union.

Austrian three-time world champion Niki Lauda ran his own airline after retiring from F1 - Lauda Air - and occasionally captained commercial flights.

The race takes place in the region of Styria - the birthplace of Arnold Schwarzenegger.

Alain Prost is the most successful driver at the Austrian Grand Prix with three wins, while McLaren, with six victories, lead the way among constructors.

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