The International World of Formula One Racing


The list of racetracks Formula One racing currently has ultimately makes it an international sport.

Since 1991, the Circuit De Catalunya from Spain has been a part of Formula One. Its length underwent changes through the years. In Melbourne Australia, the Alberta Park Grand Prix Circuit was built and has been established as an F1 racetrack since 1998. In here, Michael Schumacher held the titles for the fastest Pole Position and the fastest lap time, which were both set in 2004. Meanwhile, Malaysia currently houses the Sepang International circuit, which has been an F1 circuit in 2001. Michael Schumacher again held the fastest Pole Position while Juan Pablo Montoya grabbed the title for the fastest lap. The newest addition to the growing list of F1 race circuits is the Bahrain International Circuit. It hosted its first race in 2006 wherein Michael Schumacher again bagged the fastest Pole Position while Nico Rosberg got the fastest lap.

The most dangerous and famous race circuit, the Circuit de Monaco, have been a part of Formula One racing for 51 years. The most recent race it housed was last 2006. In Montreal Canada, the Circuit Gilles Villeneuve has been a part of F1 racing since 1978. In 2004, Ralf Schumacher held the fastest Pole Position title while Rubens Barrichello held the title for fastest lap time. From 2000-2007, the Indianapolis Motor Speedway has been a part of F1 racing circuits where Rubens Barrichello held the title for fastest lap again alongside the fastest Pole Position. France has also been part of F1 racing by hosting the said event in Circuit de Nevers – Magny-Cours since 1991. In here, Fernando Alonso gained the title for the fastest Pole Position while Michael Schumacher again made a name for himself by getting the title for fastest lap time.

In Great Britain, the Silverstone Circuit hosted F1 racing since 1950. In a race held here in 2004, Kimi Raikkonen held the title for fastest Pole Position while Michael Schumacher went for the fastest lap. In the same year, Schumacher bagged the titles fro-fastest lap and fastest Pole Position in the F1 racing held at Nurburgring found in Germany. This has been a Formula One race circuit since 1951. In Hungary, F1 racing started in 1986 and was held in Hungaroring where Michael Schumacher held both titles for fastest Pole Position and lap time. Meanwhile, only one F1 race has been held in Otodrom Istanbul Park in Turkey and in the said event, Felipe Massa was named as the race champion while Michael Schumacher once again recorded the fastest lap time. In contrast, Italy has been a part of F1 racing since 1950 and held races at the Autodromo Nazionale Di Monza.

For 22 years, Circuit de Spa Francorchamps in Belgium has been part of F1 racing from 1983 up to 2005. In here, Kimi Raikkonen held the fastest lap time in 2004 while Michael Schumacher bagged the fastest Pole Position in 2002. In China, the Shanghai International Circuit housed the F1 race event from 2004 to 2006. Meanwhile, seven F1 races were held in Brazil most specifically in Autodromo Jose Carlos Pace where Rubens Barrichello again dominated by getting the fastest Pole Position in 2004 while Juan Pablo Montoya got the fastest lap time title also on the same year.

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