As the third event on the 2013 F1 Grand Prix calendar, the UBS Chinese Grand Prix features practice sessions and qualifier on Friday and Saturday…
The UBS Chinese Grand Prix is the third race of the F1 Championship season. It consists of 56 laps of 5.451 km, totalling 305.066 km. The lap record for the race was set in 2004 by Michael Schumacher at 1:32.238. Practice sessions will be on Friday and Saturday, with qualifying on Saturday afternoon.
Rubens Barrichello finished in first place, at the very first Chinese Grand Prix, on 26 September 2004. As a new circuit in the world of Formula One racing, the Shanghai International Circuit is the most expensive circuit facility of its kind to date, costing US$ 240 million to construct. The Chinese Grand Prix consists of [...]
Viewed from overhead, the shape of Shanghai International Speedway is reminiscent of the Chinese symbol “Shang,” which translates as “high” or “above.” According to computer simulations, current-generation Formula 1 cars will lap the track in about 1:34 at an average speed close to 205 kilometers per hour (roughly 127.4 mph). On the longest, 1175 meter [...]
After an exciting race at the Shanghai International Circuit on the weekend, Lewis Hamilton goes on to the next leg of the Formula One Grand Prix Championship with a few more notches on his belt. Hopes are high that heâ€™ll be able to clench the championship this year â€“ a feat which is made even more special by the fact that it is exactly 50 years since the first British driver ever won the Formula One world title.