Brazilian Grand Prix

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Flag of Brazil.svg Brazilian Grand Prix
Autódromo José Carlos Pace
Autódromo José Carlos Pace (AKA Interlagos) track map.svg
Race information
Laps 71
Circuit length 4.309 km (2.677 mi)
Race length 305.909 km (190.067 mi)
Number of times held 38
First held 1972, First F1-1973
Most wins (drivers) France Alain Prost (6)
Most wins (constructors) United Kingdom McLaren (11)
Last race (2010):
Pole position Germany Nico Hülkenberg
Williams
1:14.470
Podium 1. Germany Sebastian Vettel
Red Bull-Renault
1:33:11.803
2. Australia Mark Webber
Red Bull-Renault
+4.243
3. Spain Fernando Alonso
Ferrari
+6.807
Fastest lap United Kingdom Lewis Hamilton
McLaren-Mercedes
1:13.851

The Brazilian Grand Prix is a Formula One championship race which occurs at the Autódromo José Carlos Pace in Interlagos, a district in the city of São Paulo, Brazil.

History[change | change source]

Autódromo José Carlos Pace, the venue for the Brazilian Grand Prix.

The first Brazilian Grand Prix was first held at Interlagos in 1972. It was not part of the Formula One World Championship. The race in 1973 was the first one included in the official calendar. In 1978 the Brazilian Grand Prix moved to Jacarepaguá in Rio de Janeiro. For 1979 and 1980 the race returning to Interlagos. In 1981 the race returned to Jacarepaguá. Since 1990, the Grand Prix has been run at Interlagos.

Winners[change | change source]

Repeat winners (drivers)[change | change source]

# Wins Driver Years Won
6 France Alain Prost 1982, 1984, 1985, 1987, 1988, 1990
4 Argentina Carlos Reutemann 1972, 1977, 1978, 1981
Germany Michael Schumacher 1994, 1995, 2000, 2002
2 Brazil Emerson Fittipaldi 1973, 1974
Brazil Nelson Piquet 1983, 1986
United Kingdom Nigel Mansell 1989, 1992
Brazil Ayrton Senna 1991, 1993
Finland Mika Häkkinen 1998, 1999
Colombia Juan Pablo Montoya 2004, 2005
Brazil Felipe Massa 2006, 2008

Active drivers are in bold.
Event that were not part of the Formula One World Championship have a pink background.

Repeat winners (constructors)[change | change source]

Number of wins Constructor Years Won
11 United Kingdom McLaren 1974, 1984, 1985, 1987, 1988, 1991, 1993, 1998, 1999, 2001, 2005
10 Italy Ferrari 1976, 1977, 1978, 1989, 1990, 2000, 2002, 2006, 2007, 2008
6 United Kingdom Williams 1981, 1986, 1992, 1996, 1997, 2004
3 United Kingdom Brabham 1972, 1975, 1983
2 United Kingdom Benetton 1994, 1995
France Renault 1980, 1982
Austria Red Bull 2009, 2010

Active constructors are in bold.
Event that were not part of the Formula One World Championship have a pink background.

By year[change | change source]

Year Driver Constructor Location
2010 Germany Sebastian Vettel Red Bull-Renault Interlagos 4.3 km circuit
2009 Australia Mark Webber Red Bull-Renault Interlagos 4.3 km circuit
2008 Brazil Felipe Massa Ferrari Interlagos 4.3 km circuit
2007 Finland Kimi Räikkönen Ferrari Interlagos 4.3 km circuit
2006 Brazil Felipe Massa Ferrari Interlagos 4.3 km circuit
2005 Colombia Juan Pablo Montoya McLaren-Mercedes Interlagos 4.3 km circuit
2004 Colombia Juan Pablo Montoya Williams-BMW Interlagos 4.3 km circuit
2003 Italy Giancarlo Fisichella Jordan-Ford Interlagos 4.3 km circuit
2002 Germany Michael Schumacher Ferrari Interlagos 4.3 km circuit
2001 United Kingdom David Coulthard McLaren-Mercedes Interlagos 4.3 km circuit
2000 Germany Michael Schumacher Ferrari Interlagos 4.3 km circuit
1999 Finland Mika Häkkinen McLaren-Mercedes Interlagos 4.3 km circuit
1998 Finland Mika Häkkinen McLaren-Mercedes Interlagos 4.3 km circuit
1997 Canada Jacques Villeneuve Williams-Renault Interlagos 4.3 km circuit
1996 United Kingdom Damon Hill Williams-Renault Interlagos 4.3 km circuit
1995 Germany Michael Schumacher Benetton-Renault Interlagos 4.3 km circuit
1994 Germany Michael Schumacher Benetton-Ford Interlagos 4.3 km circuit
1993 Brazil Ayrton Senna McLaren-Ford Interlagos 4.3 km circuit
1992 United Kingdom Nigel Mansell Williams-Renault Interlagos 4.3 km circuit
1991 Brazil Ayrton Senna McLaren-Honda Interlagos 4.3 km circuit
1990 France Alain Prost Ferrari Interlagos 4.3 km circuit
1989 United Kingdom Nigel Mansell Ferrari Jacarepaguá
1988 France Alain Prost McLaren-Honda Jacarepaguá
1987 France Alain Prost McLaren-TAG Jacarepaguá
1986 Brazil Nelson Piquet Williams-Honda Jacarepaguá
1985 France Alain Prost McLaren-TAG Jacarepaguá
1984 France Alain Prost McLaren-TAG Jacarepaguá
1983 Brazil Nelson Piquet Brabham-BMW Jacarepaguá
1982 France Alain Prost Renault Jacarepaguá
1981 Argentina Carlos Reutemann Williams-Ford Jacarepaguá
1980 France René Arnoux Renault Interlagos 8 km circuit
1979 France Jacques Laffite Ligier-Ford Interlagos 8 km circuit
1978 Argentina Carlos Reutemann Ferrari Jacarepaguá
1977 Argentina Carlos Reutemann Ferrari Interlagos 8 km circuit
1976 Austria Niki Lauda Ferrari Interlagos 8 km circuit
1975 Brazil Carlos Pace Brabham-Ford Interlagos 8 km circuit
1974 Brazil Emerson Fittipaldi McLaren-Ford Interlagos 8 km circuit
1973 Brazil Emerson Fittipaldi Lotus-Ford Interlagos 8 km circuit
1972 Argentina Carlos Reutemann Brabham-Ford Interlagos 8 km circuit

Event that were not part of the Formula One World Championship have a pink background.

Sponsors[change | change source]

Marlboro 1999-2004
Petrobras 2009-

Other websites[change | change source]

Coordinates: 23°42′04″S 46°41′49″W / 23.701°S 46.697°W / -23.701; -46.697