List of Formula One circuits


This is a list of circuits which have hosted a FIA World Championship race from 1950 to 2011, or which will host one in 2012.

In total, 68 different circuits have hosted World Championship races. The first to do so was Silverstone, where the first World Championship race, the 1950 British Grand Prix, was held. The most recent new venue to have hosted a race is the Buddh International Circuit, which hosted the Indian Grand Prix in 2011. The Circuit of the Americas is set to become the latest host of the United States Grand Prix in 2012, on a brand-new and purpose-built permanent circuit in Austin, Texas. The longest circuit was the Pescara Circuit (25 km) which normally held the Coppa Acerbo race, and hosted one World Championship race, the 1957 Pescara Grand Prix. One of the most famous is the old Nürburgring (22 km) which hosted the German Grand Prix from 1951 to 1976.

Locations of F1 circuits to be used in 2012 Formula One season

Various different forms of race track have been used throughout the history of Formula One; purpose-built race tracks such as Suzuka, road tracks such as Spa and city street tracks such as Monaco.

Those circuits which will host a race in the 2012 season are shown in bold.


Circuit Type Location Country Race(s) Season(s) Races held Map
Adelaide Street Circuit street circuit Adelaide Australia Australian Grand Prix 19851995 11 Adelaide - long track
Ain-Diab road circuit Casablanca Morocco Moroccan Grand Prix 1958 1 Ain-Diab
Aintree road circuit Liverpool UK British Grand Prix 1955, 1957, 1959, 19611962 5 Aintree
Albert Park street-based circuit Melbourne Australia Australian Grand Prix 19962012 17 Melbourne
AVUS street circuit Berlin Germany German Grand Prix 1959 1 AVUS
Bahrain International Circuit race circuit Sakhir Bahrain Bahrain Grand Prix 20042010, 2012 8 Bahrain
Circuito da Boavista street circuit Porto Portugal Portuguese Grand Prix 1958, 1960 2 Boavista
Brands Hatch race circuit Kent UK British Grand Prix and European Grand Prix 1964, 1966, 1968, 1970, 1972, 1974, 1976 1978, 1980, 19821986 14 Brands Hatch
Circuit Bremgarten road circuit Bremgarten Switzerland Swiss Grand Prix 19501954 5 Bremgarten
Buddh International Circuit race circuit Greater Noida India Indian Grand Prix 2011 1 Jaypee Circuit
Bugatti Circuit race circuit Le Mans France French Grand Prix 1967 1 Bugatti
Caesar's Palace street circuit Las Vegas USA Caesars Palace Grand Prix 19811982 2 Caesar's Palace
Circuit de Catalunya race circuit Montmeló Spain Spanish Grand Prix 19912012 22 Barcelona
Circuit Charade road circuit Clermont-Ferrand France French Grand Prix 1965, 19691970, 1972 4 Charade
Circuit of the Americas race circuit Austin USA United States Grand Prix - 0 Austin
Detroit street circuit street circuit Detroit USA Detroit Grand Prix 19821988 7 Detroit
Dijon-Prenois race circuit Dijon France French Grand Prix and Swiss Grand Prix 1974, 1977, 1979, 19811982, 1984 6 Dijon-Prenois
Donington Park race circuit Leicestershire UK European Grand Prix 1993 1 Donington Park
Autodromo Enzo e Dino Ferrari race circuit Imola Italy San Marino Grand Prix and Italian Grand Prix 19802006 27 Imola
Autódromo do Estoril race circuit Estoril Portugal Portuguese Grand Prix 19841996 13 Estoril
Fair Park street circuit Dallas USA Dallas Grand Prix 1984 1 Fair Park
Fuji Speedway race circuit Shizuoka Japan Japanese Grand Prix 19761977, 20072008 4 Fuji Speedway
Circuit Gilles Villeneuve road/race circuit Montréal Canada Canadian Grand Prix 19781986, 19882008, 20102011 32 Montreal
Autódromo Hermanos Rodríguez race circuit Mexico City Mexico Mexican Grand Prix 19631970, 19861992 15 Autódromo Hermanos Rodríguez
Hockenheimring road/race circuit Hockenheim Germany German Grand Prix 1970, 19771984, 19862006, 2008, 2010 32 Hockenheimring
Hungaroring race circuit Mogyoród (near Budapest) Hungary Hungarian Grand Prix 19862011 26 Hungaroring.svg
Indianapolis Motor Speedway race circuit Speedway USA Indianapolis 500
United States Grand Prix
19501960
20002007
19 Indianapolis Motor Speedway
Istanbul Park race circuit Istanbul Turkey Turkish Grand Prix 20052011 7 Istanbul Park
Autódromo Internacional Nelson Piquet, Jacarepaguá race circuit Rio de Janeiro Brazil Brazilian Grand Prix 1978, 19811989 10 Nelson Piquet
Circuito Permanente Del Jarama race circuit Jarama Spain Spanish Grand Prix 1968, 1970, 1972, 1974, 19761979, 1981 9 Jarama
Circuito Permanente de Jerez race circuit Jerez de la Frontera Spain Spanish Grand Prix and European Grand Prix 19861990, 1994, 1997 7 Jerez
Autódromo José Carlos Pace, Interlagos race circuit Săo Paulo Brazil Brazilian Grand Prix 19731977, 19791980, 19902011 29 Interlagos
Korean International Circuit race/street circuit Yeongam South Korea Korean Grand Prix 20102011 2 Korean International Circuit
Kyalami race circuit Midrand, Gauteng South Africa South African Grand Prix 19671980, 19821985, 19921993 20 Kyalami
Long Beach street circuit street circuit Long Beach USA United States Grand Prix West 19761983 8 Long Beach
Magny-Cours Circuit race circuit Nevers France French Grand Prix 19912008 18 Magny-Cours
Marina Bay Street Circuit street circuit Singapore Singapore Singapore Grand Prix 20082011 4 Singapore
Monsanto Park street circuit Lisbon Portugal Portuguese Grand Prix 1959 1 Monsanto Park
Circuit de Monaco street circuit Monaco Monaco Monaco Grand Prix 1950, 19552012 59 Monte Carlo
Montjuďc circuit street circuit Barcelona Spain Spanish Grand Prix 1969, 1971, 1973, 1975 4 Montjuďc
Circuit Mont-Tremblant race circuit Mont-Tremblant, Quebec Canada Canadian Grand Prix 1968, 1970 2 Mont-Tremblant
Autodromo Nazionale Monza race circuit Monza Italy Italian Grand Prix 19501979, 19812011 61 Monza
Mosport International Raceway race circuit Bowmanville Canada Canadian Grand Prix 1967, 1969, 19711977 8 Mosport International Raceway
Nivelles-Baulers Circuit race circuit Nivelles Belgium Belgian Grand Prix 1972, 1974 2 Nivelles
Nürburgring road/race circuit Nürburg Germany German Grand Prix, European Grand Prix and Luxembourg Grand Prix 19511954, 19561958, 19611969, 19711976, 19841985, 19952007, 2009, 2011 39 Nürburgring
Autódromo Oscar Alfredo Gálvez road circuit Buenos Aires Argentina Argentine Grand Prix 19531958, 1960, 19721975, 19771981, 19951998 20 Argentina
Österreichring / A1-Ring race circuit Zeltweg Austria Austrian Grand Prix 19701987, 19972003 25

Austria

Circuit Paul Ricard race circuit Castellet France French Grand Prix 1971, 1973, 19751976, 1978, 1980, 19821983, 19851990 14 Paul Ricard
Pedralbes Circuit street circuit Barcelona Spain Spanish Grand Prix 1951, 1954 2 Pedralbes
Pescara Circuit road circuit Pescara Italy Pescara Grand Prix 1957 1 Pescara
Phoenix street circuit street circuit Phoenix USA United States Grand Prix 19891991 3 Phoenix — 1989 and 1990

Phoenix — 1991
Prince George Circuit race circuit East London South Africa South African Grand Prix 19621963, 1965 3 East London
Reims-Gueux road circuit Reims France French Grand Prix 19501951, 19531954, 1956, 19581961, 1963, 1966 11 Reims-Gueux
Riverside International Raceway race circuit Riverside USA United States Grand Prix 1960 1 Riverside
Rouen-Les-Essarts road circuit Rouen France French Grand Prix 1952, 1957, 1962, 1964, 1968 5 Rouen-Les-Essarts
Scandinavian Raceway race circuit Anderstorp Sweden Swedish Grand Prix 19731978 6 Anderstorp
Sebring International Raceway road circuit Sebring USA United States Grand Prix 1959 1 Sebring Raceway
Sepang International Circuit race circuit Kuala Lumpur Malaysia Malaysian Grand Prix 19992012 14 Sepang
Shanghai International Circuit race circuit Shanghai China Chinese Grand Prix 20042012 9 Shanghai
Silverstone Circuit race circuit Silverstone UK British Grand Prix 19501954, 1956, 1958, 1960, 1963, 1965, 1967, 1969, 1971, 1973, 1975, 1977, 1979, 1981, 1983, 1985, 19872011 45 Silverstone
Spa-Francorchamps road/race circuit Spa Belgium Belgian Grand Prix 19501956, 1958, 19601968, 1970, 1983, 19852002, 20042005, 20072011 44 Spa-Francorchamps
Suzuka Circuit race circuit Suzuka Japan Japanese Grand Prix 19872006, 20092011 23 Suzuka
Tanaka International Circuit race circuit Aida Japan Pacific Grand Prix 19941995 2 TI Circuit
Valencia Street Circuit street circuit Valencia Spain European Grand Prix 20082011 4 Valencia Street Circuit
Watkins Glen road circuit Watkins Glen USA United States Grand Prix 19611980 20 Watkins Glen
Yas Marina Circuit hybrid Abu Dhabi UAE Abu Dhabi Grand Prix 20092011 3 Circuit Yas-Island.svg
Circuit Park Zandvoort race circuit Zandvoort Netherlands Dutch Grand Prix 19521953, 1955, 19581971, 19731985 30 Zandvoort
Zeltweg Airfield road circuit Zeltweg Austria Austrian Grand Prix 1964 1 Zeltweg
Circuit Zolder race circuit Heusden-Zolder Belgium Belgian Grand Prix 1973, 19751982, 1984 10 Zolder

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