The Chinese GP timetable

Date published: April 3 2017

The Chinese GP, which takes place around the Shanghai International Circuit, marks the second round of the 2017 F1 World Championship.

All times are local (Shanghai GMT +8)

Thursday 6 April
15:00:
FIA press conference
16:00: F1 drivers’ autograph session

Friday 7 April
10:00 – 11:30:
First free practice
14:00 – 15:30: Second free practice
16:00: FIA press conference

Saturday 8 April
9:30 – 10:15:
Team pit stop practice
12:00 – 13:00: Third free practice
15:00 – 16:00: Qualifying
16:00: FIA post qualifying press conference

Sunday 9 April
12:30:
Drivers’ track parade
12:45 – 13:15: Starting grid presentation
13:46: National anthem
14:00 – 16:00: Chinese GP
16:00: FIA post race press conference

Chinese GP Info
No of Laps:
56
Race Distance: 305.066km
Lap Record: 1:32.239 – Michael Schumacher (2004)
2016 Winner: Nico Rosberg (Mercedes)