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The Brazilian Grand Prix (Portuguese: Grande Prêmio do Brasil) is a Formula One championship race which is currently held at Autódromo José Carlos Pace in São Paulo.

HistoryEdit

OriginEdit

Motor race started in Brazil around 1934 before World War II, in Gávea Circuit near Rio de Janeiro. The constructing of Interlagos circuit began in 1936. The first motor race which took place at the new circuit is the stock car type-touring race.

Formula OneEdit

InterlagosEdit

The first Brazilian Grand Prix was held in 1972 at Interlagos, but that was not part of Formula One World Championship.

The next year, Brazilian GP became the new championship round. The first winner of Brazilian GP was São Paulo native, Emerson Fittipaldi. The following year, Fittipaldi won again at Interlagos. In 1976, the other Brazilian, Carlos Pace won the Brazilian GP. The drivers began complaining the circuit in 1977 when Reutemann won the race. Because that, the race relocated to Jacarepagua.

Rio de JaneiroEdit

Back to new InterlagosEdit

Title SponsorsEdit

  • 1999–2004: Grande Prêmio Marlboro do Brasil
  • 2009–2015: Grande Prêmio Petrobras do Brasil
  • 2017: Grande Prêmio Heineken do Brasil

VenuesEdit

Venue (in chronological order) Years
Autódromo José Carlos Pace 1972-1977, 1979-1980

1990-present

Autódromo Internacional Nelson Piquet 1978, 1981-1989
V T E Grands Prix
Abu DhabiArgentinaAustraliaAustriaAzerbaijanBahrainBelgiumBrazilCaesars PalaceCanadaChinaDallasDetroitEuropeFranceGermanyGreat BritainHungaryIndiaIndianapolis 500ItalyJapanKoreaLuxembourgMalaysiaMexicoMonacoMoroccoNetherlandsPacificPescaraPortugalRussiaSan MarinoSingaporeSouth AfricaSpainSwedenSwitzerlandTurkeyUnited StatesWest United States
Bold indicates a Grand Prix scheduled for 2018; italics indicates a Grand Prix scheduled for 2019.
V T E Brazil Brazilian Grand Prix
Circuits Interlagos (1973 - 1977, 1979 - 1980, 1990 - Present), Jacarepaguá (1978, 1981 - 1989)
Interlagos1990
Races 1973 • 1974 • 1975 • 1976 • 1977 • 1978 • 1979 • 1980 • 1981 • 1982 • 1983 • 1984 • 1985 • 1986 • 1987 • 1988 • 1989 • 1990 • 1991 • 1992 • 1993 • 1994 • 1995 • 1996 • 1997 • 1998 • 1999 • 2000 • 2001 • 2002 • 2003 • 2004 • 2005 • 2006 • 2007 • 2008 • 2009 • 2010 • 2011 • 2012 • 2013 • 2014 • 2015 • 2016 • 2017 • 2018