The Valencia Street Circuit is located in the Spanish city of Valencia and it is called a semi-permanent circuit as a part of it utilizes the roads of the city harbor during Grand Prix weekends.
The Valencia Street Circuit has a total length of 5,419 km with 25 turns, of which 11 right-handers and 14 left-handers. It is a fast circuit as its top speed is estimated at 323 km/h.
Around 500 million television viewers will follow the F1 races from all around the world, 10% of the total world population. Cars will run again through the streets of Valencia, around the attractive area of the Marina of Port America's Cup, over a swing bridge that crosses the harbor channel, and where security measures are stricter than those in conventional circuits.
As well as the racing itself, spectators could enjoy other activities related with the 2011 Formula 1 Gran Prix of Europe such as the Malvarrosa Beach Park, a leisure and entertainment space right by the circuit.
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Detailed schedule information:
Race: 24 June at 14h