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Is the Chinese Grand Prix really F1's 1,000th race?

Formula 1 celebrates its 1,000th world championship race at this weekend's Chinese Grand Prix at Shanghai International Circuit, one of the sport’s newer tracks, but the milestone requires careful wording. The sport has often had a problem with anniversaries, with statisticians quibbling over how many starts teams and drivers have made according to different definitions, and this one is no exception. The fact is that some of the 999 championship races thus far have been questionable grands prix and several past race winners never even drove a Formula 1 car! From 1950 to 1960 — 11 races in all — the Indianapolis 500 was included as part of the championship even if very few Formula 1...
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