Mexico Grand Prix set for F1 return in 2015

Mexico Grand Prix set for F1 return in 2015

23 July 2014 – Mexico will return next season, Formula 1 boss Bernie Ecclestone has confirmed.

According to reports by Forbes, Ecclestone has said the event has been given the green light, adding "we have got Mexico past the post".

A press briefing is now expected to take place today, with the race at Mexico City's Autódromo Hermanos Rodríguez slated for late 2015.

Mexico was also rumoured to be set to return in 2014 and was initially included on the provisional calendar, before falling by the wayside.

The last F1 race in Mexico City was in 1992 and was won by Nigel Mansell.

The Autódromo Hermanos Rodríguez was home to the Mexico Grand Prix from 1963-70 and 1986-92

Mexico has held 16 F1 races to date.

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