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|Telefonica Grand Prix of Europe Valencia Street Circuit Race information|
|Telefonica Grand Prix of Europe Laps||57|
|Telefonica Grand Prix of Europe Circuit length||5.419 km (3.367 mi)|
|Telefonica Grand Prix of Europe Race length||308.883 km (191.931 mi)|
|Telefonica Grand Prix of Europe Number of times held||18|
|Telefonica Grand Prix of Europe First held||1983|
|Telefonica Grand Prix of Europe Last held||2008|
|Telefonica Grand Prix of Europe Most wins (drivers)||Michael Schumacher (6)|
|Telefonica Grand Prix of Europe Most wins (constructors)||Ferrari (6)|
|Telefonica Grand Prix of Europe Last race (2008):|
|Telefonica Grand Prix of Europe Pole position||Felipe Massa
|Telefonica Grand Prix of Europe Podium||1. Felipe Massa
1h 35m 32.339s
2. Lewis Hamilton
3. Robert Kubica
|Telefonica Grand Prix of Europe Fastest lap||Felipe Massa
Valencia is high-speed flattering one of the large amounts of talked about Spanish ends. In excess of current years the aged manufacturing port has been changed into an authentic enlightening must-see and in August 2008 the stunning city representative it first Grand Prix on a spanking new harbour-side lane track.
Valencia is located freshly refurbished in dock area. The circuit is 5.473 kilometres in span. And brags pinnacle velocity of more than 300 km/h. The average velocity of speed is 200 km/h. The outline of the new circuit is difficult too, with 25 twisted corners to check the drivers to the utmost.
Later made a decision on a harbour-side site, the track designers were eager to utilize the one and only vicinity to its complete potential and for most of the circuit the action especially goes away the water's rim. Certainly, at one tip the Formula One cars still extend beyond Valencia's duct, by a sway viaduct which has been particularly constructed between the north and the south marina.
Once upon a time, on the southern side of the seaport, the cars go by very close to the edge of the wharf. Later, leave-taking the famous fish market spot, the pasture departs the harbor during the shipyard gateways and craniums near the latest town of Grao. Later, in brief following the track of the River Turia, the cars then slow for a taut hairpin and growth downward the city's Avenida de Francia.
Afterward, discussing a sequence of 'S' curves, the pasture then creates a spiky twist to the left and lastly goes into the home directly, which is located back in the harbor vicinity. The depths and squad sheds are also positioned in the previous docks stands.
Although taking pleasure in all the reimbursement of a street route, the new circuit has also been planned to get together the similar contemporary security stipulations that affect to permanent tracks. The track is as a minimum 14 metres broad alongside its total span and also traits fitting excess vicinities throughout.
There are 57 Laps in the Circuit. The Track length is 5.440 km. The distance of the Race is 310.080 km. The Record Time of the Lap is 1:38.708 finished by F. Massa in 2008.
The European Grand Prix Formula One Race will be commenced on Sunday, 23rd August, 2009.