The Chinese Grand Prix undeniably offers a fantastic Formula 1 experience thanks to it’s spectacular track. Inspired by Chinese History and shaped like the character Shang, meaning “High”, the Shanghai International Circuit brilliantly combines tradition and modernism. While General Admission areas offer some of the best views in Formula 1, the Main Grandstand’s astonishing 29 000 seats provide panoramic views of over 80% of the circuit.
The first grand prix was held at Shanghai International Circuit in 2004. The track consists of 16 turns; of which most are slow- to medium-speed corners. The track opens with a distinctive long right-hander, and also feature a fantastic 1.4-km straight. Not only is the course remarkable for its change of acceleration and deceleration within different winding turns, making high demands on the driver as well as the car, but also for its high-speed straights. These offer crucial overtaking opportunities and give an intense and exciting motorsport experience to the spectators.
Shanghai is one of world’s largest cities in terms of both population and size, and there is a tremendous amount of interesting tourist attractions available to explore in the city. We recommend the following: