GPl Archives 10 April 2013 Issue #66 - Page 106

MARK WEBBER As a destination, Shanghai isn’t my favourite place. It’s just a massive city that seems to go on and on, and the traffic on the roads is appalling. I’ve stayed near the circuit for the last few years and that’s helped a lot; it’s made it a much less stressful weekend. As for the Shanghai International Circuit, I like it. It’s got a really good flow to it, the middle sector in particular, and there are some challenging corners. If your car is well balanced you can find a nice rhythm. The track has also got a long back straight, at the end of which is the best overtaking place on the lap. Tyre wear is always an issue because the track is