Still fairly new, the Shanghai International Circuit is located a good hour’s drive from the city in the former Anting marshlands. And like so many new things in China, the Formula 1 circuit too is of only the highest quality. It’s correspondingly popular with many of the drivers. The ‘snail shaped’ corner right after the start is certainly the most striking point of the circuit. What’s most important here is how you exit the corner onto the following straight. Especially with 20 cars in the pack.