Jordan Impressed by China's F1 Track

Eddie Jordan said today that Formula One's newly developed circuits are setting "new standards" after exploring the Shanghai venue for next year's Chinese Grand Prix.

Jordan Impressed by China's F1 Track

Eddie Jordan said today that Formula One's newly developed circuits are setting "new standards" after exploring the Shanghai venue for next year's Chinese Grand Prix.

The circuit, which is still under construction, will host China's first Formula One race next year when it joins Bahrain as one of two new venues on the Grand Prix calendar.

Their construction has further threatened the future of the British Grand Prix at Silverstone and Jordan said: "The new circuit is a fantastic project which will set new standards for Formula One.

"What I have seen is a vision for how motorsport can play an important part in many aspects of developing a country's economic and cultural growth. The new venue will bring global awareness of the high standards in Shanghai."

Jordan's eye-opening trip was arranged following an invitation from Shanghai Municipal Government, Shanghai International Circuit and the Chinese national television broadcaster CCTV.

The team owner has already developed sponsorship links with the circuit and Chinese broadcaster CCTV and was treated to a trip around the 5.45km circuit, which lies close to the commercial heart of Shanghai.

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