The demand on the brakes during the GP
Even though there are 21 corners, the drivers only use their brakes 11 times each lap.
Only the city tracks in Singapore and Monaco have more braking points, 15 and 12 respectively.
The brakes are used for a total of 18.5 seconds each lap, which equals 17 minutes over the course of the whole race, 20% of the GP.
The average peak deceleration per lap is 3.9 G, but taking into account just the first 11 corners, the average exceeds 4 G, a figure that is reached only in the last turn.
The energy dissipated during braking in the whole GP from each single-seater is 213 kWh, which is quite similar to the US GP.
From the starting line to the checkered flag, each driver exerts a total load of 58 metric tons on the brake pedal.
On the single lap though, the load exceeds 10.5 tons.