OCTOBER 15, 2002
Shanghai contract signing scheduled
The Hermann Tilke designed circuit will have accommodations for 200,000 spectators, and will include a theme park on the grounds. A new race in Bahrain was recently confirmed for 2004 as well, as F1 attempts to reach more globally. Currently, 11 of the 17 races on the calendar take place in Europe, including two races each in Italy and Germany.