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Mexico City, Mexico

  • Circuit type Race
  • Circuit Length 4.438kms
  • Circuit Turns 17
  • Circuit Direction Clockwise
  • Established 1962
Records and Statistics
Race Date Winner
First race Mexican Grand Prix October 27, 1963 Jim Clark (GBR) full results
Last race Mexican Grand Prix March 22, 1992 Nigel Mansell (GBR) full results
Total races 15

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Crowds spilling onto the verges of this high-speed blast at altitude led to Mexico losing its race after 1970. However, Mexico's capital got its race back in 1986 and held onto it for a further six years. The final corner, the gently-banked 180 degree Peraltada curve, was one of the toughest on the calendar, as Ayrton Senna found out when he tried to take it in sixth gear in 1991 and flipped.

Reproduced from The Ultimate Encyclopedia of Formula One published by Carlton Books

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