Brazilian Grand Prix

As Brazilian Grand Prix in 1972 for a non World Championship scoring Grand Prix at the Circuit Autódromo José Carlos Pace turned twelve miles outside of São Paulo played center in the district Parelheiros. According to their position between two reservoirs is also called the circuit Interlagos. Until 1977 the race was held there regularly every year. Since the 1973 season, it will take place as part of the Formula 1 World Championship.

In 1978 and from 1981 to 1989 the race course Autódromo Internacional Nelson Piquet was a regular venue in Rio de Janeiro.

In contrast, again, the Formula 1 race held regularly since 1990 and today at the Brazilian Grand Prix back on the Interlagos circuit in 1979 and 1980 as well.


The organizers have repeatedly abwinken the race with the black and white checkered flag national sports heroes. In 2001 it was the football player Pele, 2009, Felipe Massa, though for health reasons in a race car, but then quit on the target platform judge the race.


1 Keke Rosberg came in second place to the finish. After his disqualification the other pilots did not move, and the second place was not awarded.