Chinese Grand Prix: Red Bull preview Shanghai 14 April, 2014 Red Bull drivers preview the Chinese Grand Prix, Round 4 of the 2014 Formula 1 World Championship, in Shanghai.
Shanghai is a very open, very wide circuit but it does flow nicely and the middle sector is a lot of fun. The back straight provides a good overtaking opportunity into the hairpin but it is quite long; I always think back to when I came here as a kid in Formula BMW – massive hair and lots of enthusiasm – and trust me, then, it was the sort of straight where I’d have definitely been reaching for a book if I’d had one! It’s a bit different driving it in an F1 car. The circuit has a decent mix of...
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