Mexican Grand Prix 2021 Weather Forecast: Will the Rain Gods Stay Away From Autódromo Hermanos Rodríguez?

Published 10/30/2021, 5:21 AM EDT
Formula One F1 – Turkish Grand Prix – Intercity Istanbul Park, Istanbul, Turkey – October 10, 2021 General view during the race REUTERS/Murad Sezer


After the United States Grand Prix, the next race on the Formula One calendar is the Mexican Grand Prix. Weather can play an important role in how the race pans out, so drivers and teams want to know what the conditions will be like at the Mexican track.

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At previous venues this season, we have seen rain heavily affect Grand Prix weekends. So, is rain expected to be present for the much-anticipated Mexican GP this season?

Formula One F1 – Turkish Grand Prix – Intercity Istanbul Park, Istanbul, Turkey – October 10, 2021 General view during the race REUTERS/Umit Bektas

What are the chances of rain for the Mexican GP?

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Rain can make any race interesting. However, when the F1 paddock reaches Mexico for the upcoming race, the chances of having showers for the race are slim.

Formula One F1 – United States Grand Prix – Circuit of the Americas, Austin, Texas, U.S. – October 24, 2021 Mercedes’ Lewis Hamilton in action ahead of Red Bull’s Max Verstappen during the race REUTERS/Mike Blake

The weather is said to be around 23 degrees Celsius, with wind reaching speeds of 15 km/h. While humidity is at 39%, the probability of precipitation is at 25%.

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Who leads the championship heading into Mexico?

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Red Bull prodigy, Max Verstappen, was already on the top spot in the drivers’ championship while they were in Austin for the United States Grand Prix. The Dutch driver had a 6-point lead over his arch-rival from Mercedes, Lewis Hamilton.

Formula One F1 – Turkish Grand Prix – Intercity Istanbul Park, Istanbul, Turkey – October 10, 2021 Mercedes’ Lewis Hamilton in action with Red Bull’s Sergio Perez during the race REUTERS/Murad Sezer

As fate would it, Verstappen claimed victory in Austin as well, further extending his lead to twelve points against the Knight. Now with a week off from Formula One, the 24-year-old hopes to do the same in Mexico.

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While on the other hand, Hamilton would aim to prevent Max from winning again this season. As the two title contenders prepare to battle it once again this season, what is your prediction for the next chapter in the Hamilton – Verstappen rivalry? Let us know in the comments below.

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Arpit Gomes

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Arpit Gomes is an F1 author at EssentiallySports. Currently pursuing his Journalism degree from Xavier’s Institute, he is a big fan of McLaren and their driver Lando Norris and Daniel Ricciardo. Arpit always looks forward to the paddock moving to Spa and drivers dealing with the exciting Eau Rouge corner as well the straight at Monza.

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