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Max Verstappen’s victory in the United States Grand Prix last week means he equals the record for most wins per driver in a single Formula 1 season. With three rounds to go and having won seven rounds in the last eight, it would be a shock if he didn’t break the record.
The Mexico Grand Prix completes the second part of a North American F1 double-header as we approach the end of the 2022 season.
When is it?
The 2022 Mexico City Grand Prix (or Mexico Grand Prix, if you prefer) runs from Friday, October 28 through Sunday, October 30.
What time does it start?
A reminder that in the UK clocks go back one hour on Sunday mornings, so BST (Friday and Saturday) is switched to GMT.
Friday, October 28:
First workout – 7:00 p.m. BST
Second practice – 10 p.m.
Saturday October 29:
Third practice – 6 p.m.
Qualifying – 9 p.m.
Sunday October 30:
Mexico City Grand Prix: 8:00 p.m. GMT
What TV channel is it on?
Sky Sports F1 have near-exclusive live coverage rights in the UK this year and beyond with their usual excellent team.
Sky’s qualifying schedule starts at 8pm on Saturday with their race coverage at 6.30pm on Sunday.
Channel 4 has also extended highlights coverage this year, with its qualifying show starting at 12.30pm on Sundays and its race highlights program at 1.05am on Monday mornings.
What do we know about Autodromo Hermanos Rodriguez?
Route length: 4.304km
First Grand Prize: 1963
Race distance: 305.354km
Race lap record: 1.17.774 (Valtteri Bottas, 2021)
Winner 2021: Max VerstappenRed Bull
Number of corners: 17
Possibilities of overtaking: At the end of the long pit straight is the best chance, as it is one of the biggest braking zones on the circuit. Failing that, entering tight turn four also presents an opportunity. However, the middle and end of the turn are quite tight and twisty and hard to follow closely. Passing is, of course, even more difficult.
What are the latest odds?
Max Verstappen 4/7
Charles Leclerc 9/2
Sergio Perez 9/2
Lewis Hamilton 12/1
carlos sainz 12/1
george russell 1/25