Date: April 2019
Author: Inspector Z

Cigars meet Formula One in Baku, on April 28. It’s the third time in history that the Formula One visits Azerbaijan. The Baku Grand Prix is a street circuit of 6 kilometer long.

Cigars meet Formula One event

Ministry of Cigars Cain Daytona 770
The limited edition Cain Daytona 7×70

And that is the reason for Oliva Cigars to throw a big event. With some help from Glenfiddich. Special guest will be Thomas A.K. Gryson. He is the export manager for J.Cortes and Oliva Cigars. He will be presenting the Cain Daytona Limitada 7×70 during the event. This cigar was created especially for the race car enthusiasts. The cigar has a miniature rubber tire as a cigar ring. The cigar box design rally-inspired as well.

The event will take place at restaurant L’Avenue. You can get invited to this great event by sending an email to

Ministry of Cigars Cigars Meet Formula One
Thomas A.K. Gryson

Çağdaş Çıldır is the man behind the event. His is the official distributor for several premium cigar brands in the Western Asian country. The company was the official distributor for Habanos and Davidoff. In the last year, he added Oliva, Drew Estate, Caldwell Cigars and Colibri to the portfolio. His Oliva assortment includes Cain and Nub.

Ministry of Cigars Çağdaş Çıldır
Çağdaş Çıldır

Grand Prix Azerbaijan

The Baku City Circuit is a street circuit. The track is 6 kilometers long, and with that, it’s the second largest circuit of the Formula One calendar. The first Grand Prix was called European Grand Prix, and it was held in 2016.

From 2017 the Grand Prix is called Azerbaijan Grand Prix. From that year, it’s an official part of the Formula One. The race was won by Daniel Ricciardo. In 2018, Lewis Hamilton was the fastest driver in the race. Maybe the winner of the 2019 edition will end up smoking a Cain Daytona 7×70 as a celebratory cigar? Who knows, it would be fitting though.

2 thoughts on “Cigars meet Formula One

  1. I have a farm of Tobacco leaves with high quality and would be my pleasure to have a contract with you.
    If you have any question please don’t hesitate to contact me by email.

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    1. contract for what? I’m cigar media, not a producer

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