Round 4/12

Round 4: Mexico 

Mexico City ePrix

The fourth round of the 2016/17 FIA Formula E Championship takes place in Mexico City, utilising part of the recently rejuvenated Autodromo Hermanos Rodriguez circuit, that is now a highlight of the Formula One World Championship, having returned to the calendar in 2015.  

Did you know?!

Mexico City is home to four UNESCO World Cultural Heritage sites: the Historic Centre, Xochimilco (a borough known for its canals and artificial islands –chinampas-), UNAM's Campus C.U. (Mexico’s largest public university) and Luis Barragan’s House and Studio (a prominent Mexican architect).

In 2013, Mexico City won a prize at the City Climate Leadership Awards for its global leadership in public policies aimed at improving the quality of the air, which have helped reduce pollution levels in the city.

Mexico City was the second most populated city of the world for many years, after Tokyo. However, according to UN’s “2014 revision of the World Urbanization Prospects”, now this is the fourth largest city with around 22 million people.

Mexico City, is home to Chapultepec Park, more commonly called the "Bosque de Chapultepec”, one of the largest city parks in the Western Hemisphere, measuring in total just over 686 hectares.