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Brazilian Grand Prix

auto race held in Brazil

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.

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

HistoryEdit

 
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.

WinnersEdit

Repeat winners (drivers)Edit

# Wins Driver Years Won
6   Alain Prost 1982, 1984, 1985, 1987, 1988, 1990
4   Carlos Reutemann 1972, 1977, 1978, 1981
  Michael Schumacher 1994, 1995, 2000, 2002
2   Emerson Fittipaldi 1973, 1974
  Nelson Piquet 1983, 1986
  Nigel Mansell 1989, 1992
  Ayrton Senna 1991, 1993
  Mika Häkkinen 1998, 1999
  Juan Pablo Montoya 2004, 2005
  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)Edit

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

Year Driver Constructor Location
2014   Nico Rosberg Mercedes Interlagos 4.3 km circuit
2013   Sebastian Vettel Red Bull-Renault Interlagos 4.3 km circuit
2012   Jenson Button McLaren-Mercedes Interlagos 4.3 km circuit
2011   Mark Webber Red Bull-Renault Interlagos 4.3 km circuit
2010   Sebastian Vettel Red Bull-Renault Interlagos 4.3 km circuit
2009   Mark Webber Red Bull-Renault Interlagos 4.3 km circuit
2008   Felipe Massa Ferrari Interlagos 4.3 km circuit
2007   Kimi Räikkönen Ferrari Interlagos 4.3 km circuit
2006   Felipe Massa Ferrari Interlagos 4.3 km circuit
2005   Juan Pablo Montoya McLaren-Mercedes Interlagos 4.3 km circuit
2004   Juan Pablo Montoya Williams-BMW Interlagos 4.3 km circuit
2003   Giancarlo Fisichella Jordan-Ford Interlagos 4.3 km circuit
2002   Michael Schumacher Ferrari Interlagos 4.3 km circuit
2001   David Coulthard McLaren-Mercedes Interlagos 4.3 km circuit
2000   Michael Schumacher Ferrari Interlagos 4.3 km circuit
1999   Mika Häkkinen McLaren-Mercedes Interlagos 4.3 km circuit
1998   Mika Häkkinen McLaren-Mercedes Interlagos 4.3 km circuit
1997   Jacques Villeneuve Williams-Renault Interlagos 4.3 km circuit
1996   Damon Hill Williams-Renault Interlagos 4.3 km circuit
1995   Michael Schumacher Benetton-Renault Interlagos 4.3 km circuit
1994   Michael Schumacher Benetton-Ford Interlagos 4.3 km circuit
1993   Ayrton Senna McLaren-Ford Interlagos 4.3 km circuit
1992   Nigel Mansell Williams-Renault Interlagos 4.3 km circuit
1991   Ayrton Senna McLaren-Honda Interlagos 4.3 km circuit
1990   Alain Prost Ferrari Interlagos 4.3 km circuit
1989   Nigel Mansell Ferrari Jacarepaguá
1988   Alain Prost McLaren-Honda Jacarepaguá
1987   Alain Prost McLaren-TAG Jacarepaguá
1986   Nelson Piquet Williams-Honda Jacarepaguá
1985   Alain Prost McLaren-TAG Jacarepaguá
1984   Alain Prost McLaren-TAG Jacarepaguá
1983   Nelson Piquet Brabham-BMW Jacarepaguá
1982   Alain Prost Renault Jacarepaguá
1981   Carlos Reutemann Williams-Ford Jacarepaguá
1980   René Arnoux Renault Interlagos 8 km circuit
1979   Jacques Laffite Ligier-Ford Interlagos 8 km circuit
1978   Carlos Reutemann Ferrari Jacarepaguá
1977   Carlos Reutemann Ferrari Interlagos 8 km circuit
1976   Niki Lauda Ferrari Interlagos 8 km circuit
1975   Carlos Pace Brabham-Ford Interlagos 8 km circuit
1974   Emerson Fittipaldi McLaren-Ford Interlagos 8 km circuit
1973   Emerson Fittipaldi Lotus-Ford Interlagos 8 km circuit
1972   Carlos Reutemann Brabham-Ford Interlagos 8 km circuit

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

SponsorsEdit

Marlboro 1999-2004
Petrobras 2009-

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