Pacific Grand Prix

Formula 1 Grand Prix

The Pacific Grand Prix was a round of the Formula One World Championship in 1994 and 1995. Both races were held at the Tanaka International Aida circuit (now Okayama International Circuit), a 2.3-mile track in the countryside in Aida (near Kobe), Japan.

Flag of the Pacific Community.svg Pacific Grand Prix
TI Circuit
Circuit TI (Aida).png
Race information
Laps 83
Circuit length 3.703 km (2.300 mi)
Race length 307.349 km (190.93 mi)
Number of times held 6
First held 1960, First F1-1994
Last held 1995
Most wins (drivers) Germany Michael Schumacher, United Kingdom Stirling Moss (2)
Most wins (constructors) United Kingdom Benetton, United Kingdom Lotus (2)
Last race (1995):
Pole position United Kingdom David Coulthard
United Kingdom Williams-Renault
1:14.013
Podium 1. Germany Michael Schumacher
United Kingdom Benetton-Renault
1:48:49.972
2. United Kingdom David Coulthard
United Kingdom Williams-Renault
+14.920s
3. United Kingdom Damon Hill
United Kingdom Williams-Renault
+48.333s
Fastest lap Germany Michael Schumacher
United Kingdom Benetton-Renault
1:16.374

SponsorsEdit

Winners of the Pacific Grand PrixEdit

Year Driver Constructor Location
1995   Michael Schumacher Benetton-Renault TI Circuit
1994   Michael Schumacher Benetton-Ford TI Circuit
1993
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1964
Not held
1963   Dave MacDonald Cooper-Ford Laguna Seca
1962   Roger Penske Zerex Special-Climax Laguna Seca
1961   Stirling Moss Lotus-Climax Laguna Seca
1960   Stirling Moss Lotus-Climax Laguna Seca

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

BroadcastingEdit

United KingdomEdit

Year Network Lap-by-lap Colour commentator(s)
1995 BBC Two Murray Walker Jonathan Palmer
Eurosport Ben Edwards John Watson
1994 BBC Two Murray Walker Jonathan Palmer
Eurosport Allard Kalff John Watson