Ma on Track to Become China’s First F1 Driver

Ahead of next week’s Shanghai Grand Prix, Reuters reports that former Chinese karting champion Ma Qinghua has won a place on the Hispania Racing Team’s driver development programme, a step towards a possible future...

Another Child Dead in Shenzhen Road Tragedy

As much of China still mourns the horrific death of two-year-old Yue Yue and looks for sources of blame in the face of moral negligence, another child was struck and killed by a vehicle in Shenzhen yesterday. From Shanghaiist:...

Feeling at Sea on the Roads of New China

The New York Times reviews the new book by Peter Hessler, Country Driving: A Journey Through China from Farm to Factory: Mr. Hessler’s book is more ambitious than its subtitle makes it sound. This work is as much about staying...

Wheels of Fortune – Peter Hessler

Peter Hessler’s latest dispatch in the New Yorker tackles driving in China. Unfortunately the website only has an abstract which doesn’t come close to capturing Hessler’s



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