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2011 Brazilian Grand Prix programme

2011 Brazilian Grand Prix

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F1 Fanatic Brazilian Grand Prix programme
F1 Fanatic Brazilian Grand Prix programme

Have all the important information for this weekend?s Brazilian Grand Prix at your fingertips with the F1 Fanatic race programme:

The race weekend

2011 Brazilian Grand Prix preview – Will Vettel bounce back in Brazil?

Mallya not taking sixth for granted – Force India lead a three-way battle for sixth with Sauber and Toro Rosso.

What F1 Fanatics say about… Interlagos – Thoughts from F1 fans who’ve been to Interlagos before.

2011 F1 championship points – Full drivers and teams points standings heading into this weekend’s race.

Reserve drivers

The following changes to the usual driver line-up will be made for first practice only:

Romain Grosjean will drive for Renault in place of Vitaly Petrov.

Nico Hulkenberg will drive for Force India in place of Paul di Resta.

Jean-Eric Vergne will drive for Toro Rosso in place of Sebastien Buemi.

Luiz Razia will drive in place of Jarno Trulli at Lotus.

Jan Charouz will drive for HRT in place of Vitantonio Liuzzi.


Pirelli will supply the soft (yellow colouring) and medium (white) tyres for this race.

However, the soft tyre will be the new, 2012-specification tyre which was tested in Abu Dhabi, and is expected to be up to half a second per lap faster.

Each driver will also have two sets of a new hard tyre to use in Friday practice only.


Alexander Wurz will be the drivers’ advisor to the stewards at the Brazilian Grand Prix.

The two-time winner of the Le Mans 24 Hours made 69 F1 race starts for Benetton, McLaren and Williams.

He joins FIA world council member Lars Osterlind and FIA circuits commission president Roger Peart on the panel.

The track

Interlagos, 2011 Brazilian Grand Prix
Interlagos, 2011 Brazilian Grand Prix

The Autodromo Jose Carlos Pace circuit – usually referred to by its former, shorter name of Interlagos – is the second-shortest track on the F1 calendar.

It has a reputation for producing exciting races and this year hosts the last race of the season for the first time since 2008.

Interlagos (Autodromo Jose Carlos Pace) circuit information – Full track data.

Single DRS zone in Brazil and track changes for 2012 – FIA don’t want to make passing too easy on Sunday.

The weather

There’s a chance of rain during this weekend’s race.

Following the race live

F1 Fanatic Live will be open for your comments during every session.

Join us for every lap of the race, qualifying and practice at these times:

Friday 25th November 2011

Brazilian Grand Prix Free Practice 1: 10:00-11:30 (UK time: 12:00-13:30)
Brazilian Grand Prix Free Practice 2: 14:00-15:30 (UK time: 16:00-17:30)

Saturday 26th November 2011

Brazilian Grand Prix Free Practice 3: 11:00-12:00 (UK time: 13:00-14:00)
Brazilian Grand Prix Qualifying: 14:00 (UK time: 16:00)

Sunday 27th November 2011

Brazilian Grand Prix: 14:00 (UK time: 16:00)

More session times and live coverage details here: 2011 Brazilian Grand Prix TV Times

You can follow F1 Fanatic on Twitter for updates throughout the race weekend:

And you can use the F1 Fanatic Live Twitter app to get updates from the drivers, teams and media at the circuit:

2010 Brazilian Grand Prix highlights

Nico Hulkenberg caused a sensation by putting his Williams on pole position during a damp qualifying session.

But as the race started he was swamped by the championship contenders and Sebastian Vettel took a lead he was never to lose.

2010 Brazilian Grand Prix review – Win keeps Vettel in title chase.

H???lkenberg ends Williams? five-year pole drought – Hulkenberg set two laps quick enough for his first pole position.

Previous Brazilian Grands Prix

2009 Brazilian Grand Prix: Webber wins in style as Button races to title
2008 Brazilian Grand Prix: Lewis Hamilton is champion in epic climax to final race
2007 Brazilian Grand Prix: Raikkonen champion by a point
2006 Brazilian Grand Prix: Alonso takes title as puncture delays Schumacher
2005 Brazilian Grand Prix: Third place makes Alonso champion
1988 Brazilian Grand Prix: Prost wins as Senna gets disqualified

Join in the 2011 F1 Fanatic Predictions Championship

There’s F1 races tickets DVDs and more to be won. Play for free by guessing the top five in each race.

You can enter and edit your predictions up to the start of qualifying on Saturday:

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2 comments on “2011 Brazilian Grand Prix programme”

  1. It’s not an F1F race programme unless there’s a frozen unflattering shot of Xevi Pujolar ;)

    1. @electrolite Not one of his better ones, is it?

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