Track Guide

Interlagos, Sao Paulo, Brazil

Location

Sao Paulo, Brazil

Number of laps

71

Number of turns

15

Circuit Length (Km)

4.309

Race Distance (Km)

305.91

Fastest Qualification Lap

1:10.646

Portrait of F1 driver Rubens Barrichello shot at the Korean Grand Prix 2011.
Rubens Barrichello Ferrari, 2004
Fastest Race Lap

1:11.473

 Juan Pablo Montoya profile
Juan Pablo Montoya Williams, 2004
Most Wins
Michael Schumacher in the Mercedes garage

Michael Schumacher

1994, 1995, 2000, 2002
Most Pole Positions

Ayrton Senna

1990, 1991, 1994

Mika Hakkinen

1998, 1999, 2000
Portrait of F1 driver Rubens Barrichello shot at the Korean Grand Prix 2011.

Rubens Barrichello

2003, 2004, 2009
Felipe Massa

Felipe Massa

2006, 2007, 2008
Top Three Drivers
  1. 3
    Juan Pablo Montoya profile
    Juan Pablo Montoya
  2. 1
    Michael Schumacher in the Mercedes garage
    Michael Schumacher
  3. 2
    Felipe Massa
    Felipe Massa
Starting Positions vs Winning Positions
The track over the years
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Fun fact

Crowd pleaser

The first three Brazilian Grands Prix were won by Brazilian drivers, with Emerson Fittipaldi winning in 1973-1974 and Carlos Pace in 1975.

2
Interesting fact

Heroic scene

Ayrton Senna won the 1991 race despite being stuck in fifth gear during the closing stages. He was so exhausted, he passed-out in his car during the victory lap.

3
Strange but true

High Altitude

The track is situated 800 metres above sea level, the highest on the current F1 calendar.

4
Did you know

Namesake

In 1985 Interlagos was renamed 'Autódromo José Carlos Pace' in tribute to the Brazilian driver who died in a plane crash in 1977.