F1 Shanghai Grand Prix is held on Shanghai International Circuit, a modern track with impressive architecture. Watching Formula 1 GP in Shanghai International Circuit is an experience in itself.

Shanghai Grand Prix

Shanghai International Circuit, designed as the race circuit for the new millennium, is the home of Chinese motor sport. A modern track with stunning architecture, it has been built on marshland. It needed 40,000 stone pillars to stabilize it before building could commence. It has opened the gates of China to Formula 1 Grand Prix racing.


Number of Laps 56
Circuit length 5.451 km
Race distance 305.066 km
Lap record 1:32.238 - M Schumacher (2004)

The Circuit
The circuit is noted for its change of acceleration and deceleration within different winding turns, requiring demonstration of high skills from the driver as well as the car. It also has a number of high-speed straights which offer exciting overtaking opportunities.

The Grandstands
The grandstands are the best place to view the proceedings at Shanghai International Circuit. One can choose from the plenty of seats. The stand opposite the pits can accommodate 30,000 people, and several others can also seat thousands. The main grandstand offers view of approximate 80 per cent of the circuit.

Shanghai International Circuit
29/F Jiushi Towers
28 Zhongshanng Road (South)
200010 Shanghai