Brazilian Grand Prix

The Brazilian Grand Prix 2019 commences a couple of weeks after the US Grand Prix. Lewis Hamilton has already wrapped up the 2019 driver’s championship, his sixth world championship in total. This weekend’s race will be held at the Autódromo José Carlos Pace, as has been the case since 1972, except for the 1978 season and from 1981 till 1989.

Since then, it has been a regular feature in the Formula One World Championship. However, prior to that, it was held at Jacarepagua in Rio de Janeiro.

Most Winners

Name Nationality Year
Alain Prost France 1982, 1984, 1985, 1987, 1988, 1990
Michael Schumacher Germany 1994, 1995, 2000, 2002
Sebastian Vettel Germany 2010, 2013, 2017
Emerson Fittipaldi Brazil 1973, 1974
Nelson Piquet Brazil 1983, 1986
Nigel Mansell England 1989, 1992
Mika Hakkinen Finland 1998, 1999
Ayrton Senna Brazil 1991, 1993
Juan Pablo Montoya Colombia 2004, 2005
Felipe Massa Brazil 2006, 2008
Mark Webber Australia 2009, 2011
Nico Rosberg Germany 2014, 2015
Lewis Hamilton England 2016, 2018

Past Constructors Winners

Manufacturer Year
McLaren 1974, 1984, 1985, 1987, 1988, 1991, 1993, 1998, 1999, 2001, 2005, 2012
Ferrari 1976, 1977, 1978, 1989, 1990, 2000, 2002, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2017
Williams 1981, 1986, 1992, 1996, 1997, 2004
Red Bull 2009, 2010, 2011, 2013
Mercedes 2014, 2015, 2016, 2018
Renault 1980, 1982

Brazilian Grand Prix 2019 Circuit Details 

The Autódromo José Carlos Pace is a 4.309-kilometre circuit. It consists of 15 turns with an elevation change of 43 metres. The highest point of the track is on the rise between the start-finish line and Turn 1, but from there the drivers plunge downhill all the way to Turn 5 – the lowest point on the circuit. In fact, it is practically the same height of Paris’ famous Arc de Triomphe.

Where to watch the Brazilian Grand Prix 2019 

In India, the practice sessions, qualifying and the race will be broadcast on the Star Sports network. In Africa, Supersport is in charge of broadcast while in Asia and Australia, Fox Sports handles the broadcast. Canada has RDS while China telecasts the race on CCTV. France relies of TF1 and Canal+ for their Formula One telecast. Germany, Austria and Switzerland have RTL Germany to thank. Italians who cannot travel to Monza will be watching on Sky Italia. Spain and Andorra have Movistar, while the United Kingdom has Channel 4 and Sky Sports. USA also shows the race on ESPN, while Brazil relies on TV Globo.

Brazilian Grand Prix 2019 Tickets

Tickets are mostly available on the official Formula One website.

Session Day Time
FP1 Friday, 15 November 11:00-12:30 Local time
FP2 Friday, 15 November 15:00-16:30 Local time
FP3 Saturday, 16 November 12:00-13:00 Local time
Qualifying Saturday, 16 November 15:00-16:00 Local time
Race Sunday, 17 November 14:10-16:10 Local time
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