Autódromo Hermanos Rodríguez

Track Calendar + Track Info

Autódromo Hermanos Rodríguez is a motor racing circuit located in Mexico City, Mexico built in 1962. It is a 4.4 kilometer long circuit with 17 turns honoring brothers Ricardo and Pedro Rodríguez.

Upcoming Events and Sessions

Nothing on the radar. The engines are silent, the tires are cold and the asphalt is getting greener with every passing day.

Past Events

W Series    
October 28-30 2022
Formula 1    
October 28-30 2022

Mexico City: Interesting Facts

Nearest track of a similar category is Circuit of the Americas (1201 kilometers away).

  1. The Autódromo Hermanos Rodríguez circuit is named after two legendary Mexican Formula One drivers, Ricardo and Pedro Rodríguez.

  2. The circuit was originally built as a temporary track for the 1958 Mexican Grand Prix, not originally meant for permanent use.

  3. In 1986, the circuit underwent a major redesign called ‘The Circus’, which featured a continuous oval design with an infield section.

  4. The circuit held its first World Championship Grand Prix in 1963 and was the first F1 race to take place in Latin America.

  5. The circuit hosted the very first Mexican Grand Prix night race in 1992.

  6. After thirty-one years of absence, the Mexican Grand Prix was reintroduced to the championship schedule in 2015.

  7. The circuit has an overall length of 4.304km and 18 turns.

  8. The first corner, the Peraltada, is a right-hand, 180-degree turn that was nicknamed ‘The Wall of Champions’ by drivers due to its difficulty.

  9. Formula One’s Mexican Grand Prix is currently held in Mexico City at the Autódromo Hermanos Rodríguez.

  10. The Autódromo Hermanos Rodríguez circuit is a popular venue for various genres of car racing, including American and Japanese Grand Prix races.

FIA Grade:  1    Length:  4304 m    Turns:  17

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