Shanghai International Circuit
Located in the Jiading District, north-west of Shanghai, the circuit measures 5.4km and is famous as the setting for the annual Formula 1 Chinese Grand Prix. Close to major car parts manufacturing facilities, the track was designed in 2003 by the famous racing driver and German engineer Hermann Tilke, and it took 18 months to be completed. This remarkable achievement of both engineering and logistics can hold up to 30,000 spectators alone, and the total capacity of the entire circuit can reach 200,000.
World Class Motor Racing
The track is categorized as one of the best in the world, with international class facilities where each Formula 1 team has its own building, arranged like a tent close to a lake that resembles the ancient Yu Garden Shanghai. The design of the track has been inspired from the Chinese "Shang" (上) symbol, which is the first character in the name of city of Shanghai. The circuit has its own metro station on Line 11 and is just a few meters from the grandstand entrances. You can have a tour of the track's facilities and hear about the developments of sports in China.
Experience the numerous events that are taking place at Shanghai International Circuit throughout the year. Some of the main international events are FIA formula 1 World Championship taking place in April and FIA World Endurance Championship in November. Some other events include Ferrari Challenge Asia pacific, Audi R8 LMS Cup, F3 Asian Championship, and TCR Asia Series.