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One of the oldest Grand Prix races, F1 French GP has been one of the Formula 1 Championships since their inception in 1950. The race is organized at various racetracks.

French Grand Prix

French Grand Prix, among the oldest Grand Prix races, came into being on June 26, 1906 under the auspices of the Automobile Club de France. The F1 French Grand Prix has been one of the Formula 1 championships since their inception in 1950. The race has been organized at various racetracks throughout the country.

Information

Number of laps 70
Circuit length 4.411 km
Race distance 308.586 km
Lap record 1:15.377 - M Schumacher (2004)
First held 1906
Most wins (drivers) Michael Schumacher (8)
Most wins (constructors) Ferrari (17)

Circuit
Magny Cours circuit of France has two interconnecting tracks with a total length of 4.4 kilometres. The circuit has seen the growth of whole generation of French motor racing stars in the 1970s. The huge industrial park here attracts the best racing teams in the world. The Grand Prix came to this track in 1991 and thereafter it has been continuously held here.

Drivers Having Multiple Wins

Michael Schumacher 1994, 1995, 1997, 1998, 2001, 2002, 2004, 2006
Alain Prost 1981, 1983, 1988, 1989, 1990, 1993
Louis Chiron 1931, 1934, 1937, 1947
Juan Manuel Fangio 1950, 1951, 1954, 1957
Nigel Mansell 1986, 1987, 1991, 1992
Jack Brabham 1960, 1966, 1967
Jackie Stewart 1969, 1971, 1972
Christian Lautenschlager 1908, 1914
Felice Nazzaro 1907, 1922
Georges Boillot 1912, 1913
Giuseppe Campari 1924, 1933
Robert Benoist 1925, 1927
William Grover-Williams 1928, 1929
Jean-Pierre Wimille 1936, 1948
Dan Gurney 1962, 1964
Jim Clark 1963, 1965
Ronnie Peterson 1973, 1974
Mario Andretti 1977, 1978
Niki Lauda 1975, 1984