Get informed here about all F1 Grand Prix circuits. Find out about the location, turns, circuit length and characteristics these circuits are famous for.


Provided here is information about the location, turns, circuit length and the characteristic these F1 Grand Prix circuits are basically known for. The table starts with Melbourne Circuit, usually the first circuit during a Formula 1 season, and ends with Yas Island Circuit, a recent addition in F1 circuits.

Different types of race circuits are used for hosting F1 races. These could be purpose-built race tracks like Suzuka, road tracks such as Spa and city street tracks such as Marina Bay.

Circuit Location Laps/Turns Circuit Length Known For
Melbourne Circuit Australia 58 laps 5.303 km (3.295 mi) Street-based circuit. Fast and relatively easy.
Sepang International Circuit Malaysia 15 turns 5.543 km (3.44 mi) Superb pit garage and media facilities, quality grandstands
Bahrain International Circuit Bahrain 15 turns 5.411 km (3.37 mi) First GP circuit to receive FIA Institute Centre of Excellence Award
Circuit de Catalunya Spain 16 turns 4.655 km (2.875 mi) Dramatical change in wind direction
Circuit de Monaco Monaco 18 turns 3.34 km (2.075 mi) One of the most demanding tracks
Istanbul Park Turkey 14 turns 5.34 km (3.32 mi) Aniclockwise races; Turn 8 raved about by the drivers
Silverstone Circuit England 17 turns 5.141 km (3.194 mi) Long straights separated by tight hairpin corners
Circuit de Nevers Magny-Cours France 17 turns 4.411 km (2.74 mi) A modern, smooth circuit with good spectator facilities
Nurburgring Germany 16 turns 5.148 km (3.2 mi) The toughest, most dangerous and most demanding purpose-built race track
Hungaroring Hungary 16 turns 4.381 km (2.722 mi) Located in a natural valley; a dusty track
Valencia Street Circuit Spain 25 turns 5.419 km (3.367 mi) Track built on asphalt surface
Circuit de Spa-Francorchamps Belgium 21 turns 7.004 km (4.352 mi) A track of fast, hilly and twisty nature
Autodromo Nazionale Monza Italy 10 turns 5.793 km (3.6 mi) Among most historic racing circuits
Marina Bay Street Circuit Singapore 5.067 km (3.148 mi) Hosted first night Grand Prix
Suzuka Circuit Japan 17 turns 5.807 km (3.608 mi) One of the most difficult racing circuits
Shanghai International Circuit China 16 turns 5.451 km (3.387 mi) A long back straight followed by a hairpin turn
Autódromo José Carlos Pace Brazil 15 turns 4,309 km (2,677 mi) Ups and downs of hilly ground
Yas Island Abu Dhabi 20 turns 5.6 km (3.48 mi) The track twists through a natural island