Autódromo José Carlos Pace

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Autódromo José Carlos Pace (or Interlagos) is an iconic race track located in São Paulo, Brazil. It has hosted many world-class races on its 2.6 mile / 4.3 km long circuit.

Upcoming Events and Sessions

July 12-14 2024

Past Events

Formula 1    
November 11-13 2022

Interlagos: Interesting Facts

Nearest track of a similar category is Autódromo Termas de Río Hondo (1873 kilometers away).

  1. The Autódromo José Carlos Pace circuit, better known as Interlagos, is an 8.7-km circuit located in the city of São Paulo, Brazil.

  2. The circuit is named after Brazilian Formula 1 driver José Carlos Pace, who died in 1977 in a plane crash.

  3. The circuit was designed by German designer, Hermann Tilke, in 1990.

  4. The circuit has hosted Formula 1 races since 1973 and is also used for other motor racing such as the Stock Car Brazil series.

  5. The track is renowned for its fast and challenging bends, especially its Senna ‘S’ and its often wet conditions due to its humid climate.

  6. The circuit has a unique profile that sees the track climb from its lowest point to its highest point.

  7. Interlagos is one of the few tracks in the world that runs clockwise, making it more difficult for drivers.

  8. Interlagos is the home track for the iconic 'Senna S' corner, which is named after Formula 1 driver Ayrton Senna, who won the track's race in 1991.

  9. The track is also known for its unique and challenging double-apex Turn 6.

  10. Interlagos is the site of the final race in the season-long championship, making it a uniquely tense and exciting event.

FIA Grade:  -    Length:  4309 m    Turns:  15

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