European Grand Prix, currently held at Valencia in Spain, was reintroduced during the mid-1980s. Since 1999 the race has been the regular part of F1 season. The European Grand Prix was created as an honorific title by the AIACR, predecessor of the FIA. The title was first given to the Italian Grand Prix. The 1977 British Grand Prix was the last race to receive the honorific title. Since its modern incarnation in 1990s the race was held at Nürburgring in Germany. Formula 1 European Grand Prix was held in Valencia, Spain, for 2008.
F1 European Grand Prix is held at Valencia in Spain. This track has all the benefits of a street circuit and also incorporates modern safety specifications.
European Grand Prix
|Circuit length||5.440 km (3.380 mi)|
|Race length||310.080 km (192.683 mi)|
|Most wins (drivers)||Michael Schumacher (6)|
|Most wins (constructors)||Ferrari (6)|
|Lap record||1:38.708 - Felipe Massa (2008)|
Located in the recently revamped marine area of Italy, the track is 5.473 kilometres in length and boasts top speeds of 300 km/h plus. The innovative track has 25 turns, 11 left and 14 right. After a series of 'S' bends, the field makes a sharp turn to the left and then enters the home straight, which is located back in the port region. The track has all the benefits of a street circuit and also incorporates modern safety specifications. At least 14 metres wide along its entire length, the track offers good overtaking opportunities and lessens the probability of accidents.
Drivers Having Multiple Wins
|Michael Schumacher||1994, 1995, 2000, 2001, 2004, 2006|
|Fernando Alonso||2005, 2007|