The Red Bull Ring will be looking a little different once its new chicane is installed, but Formula 1 will continue using the current layout.

The Spielberg-based circuit, owned by Red Bull, is one of the shortest and fastest venues on the Formula 1 calendar, a track which has proven to be one of the more action-packed on the calendar.

And for Formula 1, nothing will change in that regard but a major update is on its way for the circuit – one which has been inspired by motorcycle racing’s MotoGP class.

Red flags and dangerous incidents have become common during MotoGP’s visits to the venue and so this new chicane, to be installed at Turn 2, has been designed to slow the bikes down to reduce the likelihood of further scares.

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