Brazil is the largest country in South America. It is bordered by Uruguay, Argentina, Paraguay, Bolivia, Peru, Colombia, Venezuela, Guyana, Suriname and French Guyana.

Formula One is among the most popular sports in Brazil, and the country has produced three World Drivers' Champions (8 titles in total) from a total of 31 Brazilian drivers which have started a race. Currently, there are no Brazilians driving in Formula One, Felipe Massa being the most recent in 2017.

Fittipaldi is the only Formula One constructor to have ever originated in Brazil.

The Brazilian Grand Prix is an event which has appeared on the calendar 49 times (48 as a World Championship event), ever-present since 1972.

Formula One drivers from Brazil[edit | edit source]

World Champions[edit | edit source]

Number of titles in brackets

Race Winners[edit | edit source]

Points scorers[edit | edit source]

Race starters[edit | edit source]

Brazilian Formula One Circuits[edit | edit source]

Pink background indicates non-championship event

Circuit Location Layout Event Years No. of Races
Autódromo José Carlos Pace Interlagos, nr São Paulo 8 km circuit Brazilian Grand Prix 1972, 1973–1977, 1979–1980 1 + 7
4.3 km circuit 1990–present 27
Autódromo Internacional Nelson Piquet Jacarepaguá, Rio de Janeiro Grand Prix Circuit 1978, 1981–1989 10

Notes[edit | edit source]

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