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The Mexican Grand Prix (Gran Premio de Mexico) was a Formula One auto race held at the Autodromo Hermanos Rodriguez in Mexico City. It first appeared as a non-championship event in 1962 before being held as a championship event from 1963-1970 and 1986-1992.

New Mexican GP

Rumors first surfaced in 2003<ref></ref> that the Mexican Grand Prix might return to the Formula One calendar at a new $70 million circuit, dubbed Mantarraya, to be built near Cancún. In 2005, the governor of the Quintana Roo state (where Cancun is in) boldly stated Mexico would have a Grand Prix on the calendar for 2006.<ref>F1 News > Mexico announces race in October 2006</ref>. The plan was halted, possibly scuttled, later that year as a debate arose about whether the land the circuit was to be built on was properly owned by the right people to do so.<ref>F1 News > Hasta la vista Mexico!</ref>

After the 2006 United States Grand Prix, Bernie Ecclestone announced that the Grand Prix of Mexico would return for the 2009 season. The race has not appeared on any calendar since this announcement, and this could mean a delay of the race yet longer.

Winners of the Mexican Grand Prix

Repeat winners (drivers)

Embolded drivers are competing in the Formula One championship in the current season.</br> A pink background indicates an event which was not part of the Formula One World Championship.

# of wins Driver Years
3 Template:Country flagicon Jim Clark 1962*, 1963, 1967
2 Template:Country flagicon Alain Prost 1988, 1990
Template:Country flagicon Nigel Mansell 1987, 1992

*Shared win with Trevor Taylor

Repeat winners (constructors)

Embolded teams are competing in the Formula One championship in the current season.</br> A pink background indicates an event which was not part of the Formula One World Championship.

# of wins Constructor Years won
4 Template:Country flagicon Lotus 1962, 1963, 1967, 1968
3 Template:Country flagicon McLaren 1969, 1988, 1989
Template:Country flagicon Williams 1987, 1991, 1992
2 Template:Country flagicon Ferrari 1970, 1990

By year

Note: Pink background indicates non-Championship year.

Year Driver Constructor Location Report
1992 Template:Country flagicon Nigel Mansell Williams-Renault Mexico City Report
1991 Template:Country flagicon Riccardo Patrese Williams-Renault Mexico City Report
1990 Template:Country flagicon Alain Prost Ferrari Mexico City Report
1989 Template:Country flagicon Ayrton Senna McLaren-Honda Mexico City Report
1988 Template:Country flagicon Alain Prost McLaren-Honda Mexico City Report
1987 Template:Country flagicon Nigel Mansell Williams-Honda Mexico City Report
1986 Template:Country flagicon Gerhard Berger Benetton-BMW Mexico City Report
Not held
1970 Template:Country flagicon Jacky Ickx Ferrari Mexico City Report
1969 Template:Country flagicon Denny Hulme McLaren-Ford Mexico City Report
1968 Template:Country flagicon Graham Hill Lotus-Ford Mexico City Report
1967 Template:Country flagicon Jim Clark Lotus-Ford Mexico City Report
1966 Template:Country flagicon John Surtees Cooper-Maserati Mexico City Report
1965 Template:Country flagicon Richie Ginther Honda Mexico City Report
1964 Template:Country flagicon Dan Gurney Brabham-Climax Mexico City Report
1963 Template:Country flagicon Jim Clark Lotus-Climax Mexico City Report
1962 Template:Country flagicon Trevor Taylor
Template:Country flagicon Jim Clark
Lotus-Climax Mexico City Report

See Also

Races in the Formula One championship:


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