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Mexican Grand Prix

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Autódromo Hermanos Rodríguez.png
22px-Flag of Mexico.png Mexican Grand Prix
Circuit Autodromo Hermanos Rodriguez
Laps 69
First held 1962
Last held 1992
Times held 16
Circuit length km 4.421
Race length km 305.049
Most wins driver 22px-Flag of the United Kingdom.png Jim Clark (3)
Most wins constructor 22px-Flag of the United Kingdom.png Lotus (4)
Current year 1992
Winner 22px-Flag of the United Kingdom.png Nigel Mansell
Winning team 22px-Flag of the United Kingdom.png Williams-Renault
Winning time 1:31:53.587
Second 3dflagsdotcom italy2bs.gif Riccardo Patrese
Second team 22px-Flag of the United Kingdom.png Williams-Renault
Second time +12.971s
Third 22px-Flag of Germany.png Michael Schumacher
Third team 22px-Flag of the United Kingdom.png Benetton-Ford
Third time +21.429s
Pole driver 22px-Flag of the United Kingdom.png Nigel Mansell
Pole team 22px-Flag of the United Kingdom.png Williams-Renault
Pole time 1:16.346
Fastest lap driver 22px-Flag of Austria.png Gerhard Berger
Fastest lap team 22px-Flag of the United Kingdom.png McLaren-Honda
Fastest lap 1:17.711


The Mexican Grand Prix (Gran Premio de Mexico) was a Formula One auto race held at the Autodromo Hermanos Rodriguez in Mexico City. It first appeared as a non-championship event in 1962 before being held as a championship event from 1963-1970 and 1986-1992.

New Mexican GP

Rumors first surfaced in 2003 that the Mexican Grand Prix might return to the Formula One calendar at a new $70 million circuit, dubbed Mantarraya, to be built near Cancún. In 2005, the governor of the Quintana Roo state (where Cancun is in) boldly stated Mexico would have a Grand Prix on the calendar for F1 2006. The plan was halted, possibly scuttled, later that year as a debate arose about whether the land the circuit was to be built on was properly owned by the right people to do so.

After the 2006 United States Grand Prix, Bernie Ecclestone announced that the Grand Prix of Mexico would return for the 2009 season. The race has not appeared on any calendar since this announcement, and this could mean a delay of the race yet longer.


Winners of the Mexican Grand Prix

Note: Light Gray background indicates non-Championship year.

Year Driver Constructor Location Report
1992 22px-Flag of the United Kingdom.png Nigel Mansell Williams-Renault Mexico City Report
1991 3dflagsdotcom italy2bs.gif Riccardo Patrese Williams-Renault Mexico City Report
1990 22px-Flag of France.png Alain Prost Ferrari Mexico City Report
1989 22px-Flag of Brazil.png Ayrton Senna McLaren-Honda Mexico City Report
1988 22px-Flag of France.png Alain Prost McLaren-Honda Mexico City Report
1987 22px-Flag of the United Kingdom.png Nigel Mansell Williams-Honda Mexico City Report
1986 22px-Flag of Austria.png Gerhard Berger Benetton-BMW Mexico City Report
1985
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1971
Not held
1970 22px-Flag of Belgium (civil).png Jacky Ickx Ferrari Mexico City Report
1969 22px-Flag of New Zealand.png Denny Hulme McLaren-Ford Mexico City Report
1968 22px-Flag of the United Kingdom.png Graham Hill Lotus-Ford Mexico City Report
1967 22px-Flag of the United Kingdom.png Jim Clark Lotus-Ford Mexico City Report
1966 22px-Flag of the United Kingdom.png John Surtees Cooper-Maserati Mexico City Report
1965 22px-Flag of the United States.png Richie Ginther Honda Mexico City Report
1964 22px-Flag of the United States.png Dan Gurney Brabham-Climax Mexico City Report
1963 22px-Flag of the United Kingdom.png Jim Clark Lotus-Climax Mexico City Report
1962 22px-Flag of the United Kingdom.png Trevor Taylor
22px-Flag of the United Kingdom.png Jim Clark
Lotus-Climax Mexico City Report



Races in the Formula One championship:
2007 championship Grand Prix events:

Australian | Malaysian | Bahrain | Spanish | Monaco | Canadian | U.S. | French | British
German | European| Hungarian | Turkish | Italian | Belgian | Japanese | Chinese | Brazilian

Past championship Grand Prix events:

Argentine | Austrian | Dutch | Indy 500 | Las Vegas | Luxembourg | Mexican | Morocco
Pacific | Pescara | Portuguese | San Marino | South African | Swedish | Swiss | USA East | USA West

Confirmed future Grand Prix events:

Abu Dhabi | Korean | European | Singapore