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Ordos International Circuit

Ordos International Circuit
Location China Ordos City, Inner Mongolia, China
Major events
Length 3.751 km (2.331 mi)
Turns 18
Lap record 1:29.217 (Franck Perera, Girondins de Bordeaux, Superleague Formula, 2010)

Ordos International Circuit, built in 2010, is a motorsport facility located in Kangbashi New Area, Ordos City, Inner Mongolia, China. It hosted a round of the China Touring Car Championship, Scirocco Cup China[1] and Superleague Formula[2] in 2010. The circuit is 3.751 km (2.331 mi) long with 18 corners.[3]

Jiang Tengyi was the first driver to win a race at Ordos, when he won round 1 of the China Touring Car Championship at the wheel of a Ford Focus.[4]

Ben Hanley became the first driver to win an international race at Ordos on 3 October 2010 when he won the first of two Superleague Formula races held here for Olympiacos.[5]

Ordos was included in the 2011 FIA GT1 World Championship calendar by the FIA on 10 December 2010.[6] Marc VDS Racing's Maxime Martin and Frederic Makowiecki secured their third qualifying race victory of the year.[7] The team then secured its first championship race win in the World GT1 series as Maxime Martin and Frederic Makowiecki held JRM Nissan duo Richard Westbrook and Peter Dumbreck at bay.[8]

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External links

  • Official website

Coordinates: 39°37′19″N 109°52′15″E / 39.62194°N 109.87083°E / 39.62194; 109.87083

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