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Chinese Grand Prix 2015: 5 Key Facts About Shanghai Circuit

The third round of the 2015 Formula One season, the Chinese Grand Prix, takes place at the Shanghai International Circuit. The track, located on the outskirts of Shanghai, first joined the calendar in 2004 and has been a regular fixture on the schedule since. Initially a late-season event—the track even hosted the final race of the season in 2005—the Chinese GP has held a mid-April slot since '09. Lewis Hamilton, the reigning world champion and an expert at Shanghai, enters the grand prix with a three-point lead over Sebastian Vettel, who claimed a first victory for Ferrari last time out in Malaysia. With four of the top five in the drivers' standings—Hamilton, Vettel, Nico Rosberg and Kimi Raikkonen—previous winners...

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