When will Mexican GP start? Revealing date, time, schedule of F1’s event 2,285m above sea level

The exhilarating world of Formula 1 is gearing up for its next thrilling destination, the Mexican Grand Prix. This dynamic circus of high-performance machines is currently making its way through the American continent, captivating fans with its heart-pounding action. This exhilarating event carries immense significance for a multitude of compelling reasons, leaving drivers and fans alike eagerly awaiting its arrival.

With various race formats and venues on the horizon, fans are undoubtedly on the edge of their seats, eagerly awaiting the thrilling action that awaits them this year. Join us as we dissect the electrifying atmosphere that fills the paddock.

Everything to know about Mexican GP

The excitement of fans is at its highest, and so is the highest race venue on the F1 calendar. Sitting at an altitude of 2.2km above sea level, Autodromo Hermanos Rodriguez will be the destination for the pinnacle to motorsport this weekend, and the race is no less than a challenge for the entire paddock.


The Mexican Grand Prix, held at the Autódromo Hermanos Rodríguez in Mexico City, has been a fixture on the Formula 1 calendar since 1963. The circuit spans 4.3 kilometers and offers a thrilling experience for drivers. It features a combination of fast straights and 17 corners. The number of DRS zones can vary from year to year.

Teams typically opt for a low downforce setup to maximize speed on the long straights while focusing on front-end aerodynamics to handle the slower sectors with numerous 90-degree turns.

When it comes to finding the prime spot to catch all the action of the race, there are a few key factors to consider. First and foremost, you’ll want to scope out a location that offers a clear view of the track, allowing you to witness every heart-pounding moment as the drivers push their limits. Additionally, it’s crucial to find a spot that provides optimal vantage Undoubtedly, the Foro Sol stands as a remarkable vantage point, offering an awe-inspiring glimpse into the driver’s cockpits as they navigate the track. It also puts you in an atmosphere full of grandeur and excitement during the thrilling podium celebrations.

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The Mexican Grand Prix will begin on Friday, October 27 with Free Practice sessions beginning at 12:30 p.m. The Qualifying session will be conducted on Saturday at 3:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. (track time), per F1 protocol. The FORMULA 1 GRAN PREMIO DE LA CIUDAD DE MÉXICO 2023 will be conducted on Sunday, November 29 at 2:00 PM local time. It will be a 71-lap race, which translates to more than 300 kilometers.

Exploring Sergio Perez future ahead of Mexican GP

Sergio Perez’s name was brought up in quite an infamous way during the US GP. Some Mexican fans who were criticized by Perez’s treatment at Red Bull, . This had led to suspicions in the Red Bull paddock before the Mexican GP. Sergio Perez is the home hero and the ‘Mexican minister of Defense’ and he will try to please his fans and Red Bull officials during the Mexican GP.

During the US Grand Prix, Sergio Perez’s name was brought up in a rather infamous manner. Some Mexican supporters, dissatisfied with Perez’s treatment at Red Bull, chanted his name while booing Max Verstappen. Before the Mexican GP, this led to suspicions in the Red Bull paddock. During the Mexican Grand Prix, Sergio Perez will attempt to satisfy his supporters and Red Bull officials as the ‘Mexican minister of Defense’ and home favorite.

Ted Kravitz was talking to SKY F1 about a recent rumor floating around in the paddock. “There is a rumor around the place,” Kravitz claimed. 

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“If Checo does not manage to seal P2 in the drivers’ championship – which is something Red Bull have never done, and something Christian Horner and Helmut Marko value very highly this year – then they’ll have to have a serious think about whether Checo does stay within his contract next year.

“Or whether they have a proper conversation with Checo about whether he is able to improve next year.”

Do you believe the booing of Max Verstappen during the US Grand Prix will cause complications during the Mexican Grand Prix? Please let us know what you think.


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