F1 Mexico Grand Prix

The Mexican Grand Prix returned to the Formula 1 Grand Prix calendar in 2015, which was won by Nico Rosberg for Mercedes. Since then, Max Verstappen and Red Bull had dominated this course and would be favorites on the F1 betting odds. The Hermanos Rodriguez is relatively new to the F1 scene but has been around since 1959. The Mexican GP is typically held late in the season so a champion could be crowned.

The Autodromo Hermanos Rodriguez is named after the Rodriguez brothers, who both died racing. Ricardo died in practice for the non-Championship 1962 Mexican Grand Prix while his brother, Pedro, died nine years later.

The circuit is located in southeast Mexico City and within the public park of the Magdalena Mixhuca Sports City. This has been modified at least five times since it was built in 1959.

Race Information

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  • Course: Autodromo Hermanos Rodriguez
  • Location: Mexico City, Mexico
  • Course Length: 2.674 miles (4.304 kilometers)
  • Distance: 71 laps, 189.738 miles (305.354 kilometers)
  • Date:

Circuit Information

  • Shortened to 2.674 miles, which is 170 meters shorter than the previous layout
  • Front straight modified to include a new media center and paddock; it was also slightly extended
  • The baseball field portion of the track was altered to a slow-speed left-right combination that bypassed the first half of the Peraltada 
  • The esses between Turns 7 and 14 were changed; these high radius turns became largely diminished and replaced with fixed angled turns

Mexican GP

2023 Schedule

Current F1 Standings- 2022 Season

2022 Mexican GP Results
Free Practice 1Carlos Sainz
Free Practice 2George Russell
Free Practice 3Saturday 29, OctoberGeorge Russell
QualifyingSaturday 29, OctoberMax Verstappen
RaceMax Verstappen

History of the Mexican Grand Prix

The first Mexican Grand Prix was in November 1962 at the Magdalena Mixhuca circuit. It was a pioneer among F1 races it was 2.24 miles above sea level on top of featuring a lightly banked and fast Peraltada corner to end the lap.This inaugural race was filled with many unfortunate events such as the death of local star Ricardo Rodriguez and the black-flagging of Jim Clark, who won the race.

As a popular race, F1 struggled to control crowds. Over 200,000 riled-up spectators occasionally threw bottles on the track. A dog was even hit by Stewart at one point. This culminated in the cancellation of the course until 1986. In its return, the Mexico Grand Prix was held at the Hermanos Rodriguez. This track was made to be much safer than the Magdalena Mixhuca. Gerhard Berger of Benetton-BMW won the race.

In 1988, the race was moved to late May. This was a rainy season in Mexico and combined with the track’s bumpy surface, it became a difficult one to race. While Alain Prost won, drivers like Ayrton Senna, the defending World Champion, complained for the track to be improved.

After just seven years, Formula One would be forced to pull out of Mexico again. The city’s uncontrolled population surge combined with air pollution and on-track accidents was too much to bear.

But after a 21-year hiatus, F1 returned to Mexico and back in its late October-early November slot. The Hermanos Rodriguez was renovated and German Nico Rosberg won the 2015 race for Mercedes. Seven-time Lewis Hamilton won in 2016 and 2018, Max Verstappen became the first driver to win the Mexican GP in consecutive years. Since its return, betting favorites have won in Mexico and the F1 standings have not changed much.

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