China has the longest straight on the calendar, but that’s a boring stat, here are five stupid and fun facts nobody needs to know.
If you gave every single person in China an F1 car, the cars would stretch 4,448,200 miles. The same as 179 times around the Earth
A giant panda could run a lap of Shanghai in 10:13.227, fueled only with delicious bamboo
You could cover the Shanghai track surface with roughly 76,314,000 chopsticks
The Shanghai Tower is 632 metres tall, 8.6 of them would be as tall as the Shanghai International Circuit is long
The Shenyang J-16 Chinese fighter jet can travel at Mach 2, at top speed it could travel the same length as the track in just 8.009 seconds