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Formula 1 Heineken Gran Premio De São Paulo 2022

The Autodromo José Carlos Pace is 4.3 kilometres long and driven in an anti-clockwise direction. The layout features plenty of changes in gradient, which makes it particularly demanding for the drivers and it’s not short of overtaking opportunities, such as the first corner or in the braking zone for Turn 4. The pit straight and the “Reta Oposta,” or back straight, are both designated as DRS zones, which means slipstreaming comes into play.

The Interlagos track is 700 metres above sea level, so the air is more rarified. The transmission systems come in for a hard time, with a driver making around 3,200 gear changes during the Brasilian Grand Prix, so gearbox reliability is a key factor.

This high downforce track will average 36 gear shifts per lap, is raced at 64% full throttle with 2 DRS Zones and a pit stop will cost 18.6 seconds.  

Autódromo José Carlos Pace

Location  :  São Paulo, Brazil

First Grand Prix  :  1973

Number of Laps  :  71

Circuit Length  :  4.309 km

Race Distance  :  305.354 km

Lap Record  :  1:10.540 Valtteri Bottas (2018)

Sprint Race Weekend 

Number of Laps  : 24 (Or 40 minutes) 

Race Distance  :  100 km

2022 Tyre Selection  :  C2, C3 & C4. Read about the selection here

Home race, of sorts, for Lewis Hamilton in 2022 (Lewis was made an honourary citizen of Brazil in 2022)

Check out the Autódromo José Carlos Pace on – here

2019 in Sao Paulo, Brazil. (Photo by Mark Thompson/Getty Images)
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Andrew Burden

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