Zhuhai International Circuit
) is located at Jin Ding town in Zhuhai
City, Guangdong Province
, People's Republic of China
Motorsport started in Zhuhai when it hosted a race on its street circuit
in 1993, racing continued until 1996 when the motor racing circuit was constructed and became China’s first permanent motor race track with Formula One
in mind. The first international race held at the circuit was the BPR Global GT Series
. The circuit soon became the hotbed of local motorsports with teams from Hong Kong
setting up their bases inside the circuit garages.
The circuit is long and has 14 turns. 9 of them are right turns and 5 are left turns and the circuit runs clockwise only. The shorter straight is long. The longest straight is the start/finish straight which is long and 14 metres wide at its widest. Alexandre Imperatori, A1 Team Switzerland
's rookie driver, suggested that there are lots of overtaking places in the circuit because of the combination of straights, hard braking areas for hairpins, tight corners, followed by and accelerating for long straights. Zhuhai International Circuit is an FIA
Grade II certified circuit.
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