INTERLAGOS

  • Pirelli performs U-turn on Brazil tyre selection October 17, 2014

    Formula One's sole tyre supplier Pirelli has changed its compounds for next month's Brazilian Grand Prix after reassessing the state of new asphalt laid at Sao Paulo's Interlagos circuit. The original choice of hard and medium tyres was criticised by Brazilian driver Felipe Massa last weekend as potentially dangerous. However Pirelli said...
  • Sao Paulo extends Formula One contract until 2020 April 12, 2014

    Sao Paulo: Sao Paulo's Interlagos circuit will remain on the Formula One schedule until at least 2020. The Interlagos circuit, whose previous F1 contract was to run to 2015, will also undergo major redevelopment work, Sao Paulo's prefecture said in a statement Friday, reports Xinhua. Rennovation work will include a complete resurfacing...
  • Bernie Ecclestone threatens to shift Brazilian Grand Prix April 16, 2013

    Sao Paulo: Formula One chief Bernie Ecclestone says Sao Paulo could be taken off the calendar if the city fails to improve facilities at its Interlagos Grand Prix circuit. The F1 chief has given local officials an ultimatum to upgrade commercial boxes, event rooms and sanitary areas in addition to...
  • Lewis Hamilton wins pole position for Brazilian GP November 24, 2012

    Sao Paulo: Lewis Hamilton won the pole position for the seasonending Brazilian Grand Prix on Saturday, while Formula One leader Sebastian Vettel will start fourth and title challenger Fernando Alonso only eighth. Hamilton set a lap of 1 minute, 12.458 seconds with his McLaren at Interlagos, just .055 in front of...
  • Good outing for Force India drivers in Brazilian GP practice November 24, 2012

    Sao Paulo: Sahara Force India drivers Paul di Resta and Nico Hulkenberg had good outings as they finished sixth and seventh respectively in the third free practice for the Brazilian Grand Prix, here on Saturday. Great Britain's Di Resta took 1:13.486 to complete 21 laps while Hulkenberg of Germany needed...
  • Ferrari driver Massa returns to training August 20, 2012

    Ferrai's Felipe Massa is back to training earlier than expected. It's summer break for Formula One and most drivers are busy mellowing out, recharging their batteries. But that's not the case with the Brazilian who got back behind the wheel at his local circuit of Interlagos for the fourth round...
  • Hamilton gives Massa a hug to end feud November 28, 2011

    Sao Paulo: Lewis Hamilton ended a longrunning Formula One feud with Felipe Massa on Sunday by walking up to the Ferrari driver after the Brazilian Grand Prix and giving him a hug. "It's been a long hard year for all the drivers, and I hope they all have a good...
  • Sutil to start 8th in Brazilian GP November 27, 2011

    Sao Paulo: Adrian Sutil will start Sunday's seasonending Brazilian Grand Prix in eighth position on the grid for Sahara Force India, while Paul di Resta, the other Force India driver, could not go beyond Q2 and will start in 11th position. Red Bull's double world champion Sebastian Vettel chalked up a...
  • Hamilton fastest in Brazilian GP practice November 25, 2011

    Sao Paulo: McLaren driver Lewis Hamilton had the fastest time in practice for the seasonending Brazilian Grand Prix on Friday, outpacing the Red Bulls of Sebastian Vettel and Mark Webber. Hamilton had a time of 1 minute, 13.392 seconds at the 4.3kilometer Interlagos track. Vettel was second with a time of...
  • Hamilton crowned F1 world champion in Brazil November 7, 2008

    Sao Paulo: Lewis Hamilton of McLarenMercedes on Sunday became the youngestever Formula One (F1) world champion at the age of 23, pipping Ferrari's Felipe Massa to the title thanks to a fifthplace finish in a thrilling Brazilian Grand Prix at Interlagos. The Briton went into the final F1 race of...