Only two races left to go but the championships have already been won.
45th Brazilian GP, 35th at Interlagos
4.309km long lap, third shortest track on the calendar
71 lap race, 305.939km total distance
14 races won from pole (41.18%)
13 races from second (38.24%)
27 from the front row (79.41%)
23 different race winners
Ferrari most wins with 8 at Interlagos (but if you include Jacarepagua McLaren top with 12)
Schumacher has the most driver wins with 4 (or Prost with 6 including Jacarepagua)
Named after Carlos Pace, a relatively little known F1 driver
Won a single race, the 1975 Brazilian GP at Interlagos
Renamed in his honour after his death in a plane crash
Original layout was almost 8km long, some parts of sector 1 being originally the other direction
Brendon Hartley has just won the 2017 World Endurance Drivers’ Championship
Hamilton and Hartley are the first CURRENT World Champions to both race in F1 since 1989, where Senna (F1) and Brundle (World Sports Prototype Championship) were both racing
Massa has won two Brazilian GPs, 2006 and 2008, but has not won a race since that 2008 home win
Emerson Fittipaldi’s 70s sideburns are around 3 inches long, you’d need 56,548 sideburns to lap around Interlagos and 31,168,495 sideburns to completely cover the track.
You would need 2,380 Ronaldinhos lying flat on the circuit foot to head to complete a lap of Interlagos. Or if you didn’t have 2,380 Ronaldinhos around the house, you could use 19,586 standard size footballs.