Chinese Grand Prix

Formula One auto race held in China

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The Chinese Grand Prix is a round of the Formula One World Championship. It is currently held at the Shanghai International Circuit, Jiading, Shanghai, designed by Hermann Tilke. When completed in 2004, it was the most expensive Formula One circuit facility, costing US$240ย million. Abu Dhabi became the most expensive at US$6ย billion when it opened in 2009. The track is 5.451ย km long and features one of the trickiest corners combinations on the Formula One calendar, comparable to that of Istanbul Park's turn 8, also designed by Tilke. Turn 1 and 2 are a very demanding 270-degree, right-handed corner combination that requires a lot of speed whilst entering and it tightens up towards the end.

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Valtteri Bottas claimed the pole position for Sunday's Chinese Grand Prix with Mercedes teammate Lewis Hamilton claiming the second spot on the grid
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Valtteri Bottas fends off team-mate Lewis Hamilton in a tight battle for pole position at the Chinese Grand Prix.
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Alexander Albon of Red Bull Toro Rosso walked away from a stunning crash in the final practice ahead of the Chinese Grand Prix.
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Mercedes driver Valtteri Bottas heads Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel by just 0.027 seconds in second practice at the Chinese Grand Prix.
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Sebastian Vettel of Ferrari had the quickest time in the first of two practice sessions for the Chinese Grand Prix.
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Sebastian Vettel sets the pace in first practice as Ferrari hint they could be the team to beat at the Chinese Grand Prix this weekend.
1 week ago • BBC News

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