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Flag of Turkey.svg Turkish Grand Prix
Istanbul Park
Istanbul park.svg
Race information
Laps 58
Circuit length 5.338 km (3.317 mi)
Race length 309.396 km (192.250 mi)
Number of times held 7
First held 2005
Most wins (drivers) Brazil Felipe Massa (3)
Most wins (constructors) Italy Ferrari (3)
Last race (2011):
Pole position Germany Sebastian Vettel
Red Bull-Renault
1:25.049
Podium 1. Germany S. Vettel
Red Bull-Renault
1:30:17.558
2. Australia M. Webber
Red Bull-Renault
+8.807
3. Spain F. Alonso
Ferrari
+10.075
Fastest lap Australia Mark Webber
Red Bull-Renault
1:29.703

The Turkish Grand Prix is a grand prix hold in Turkey. Formula One raced at Turkey from 2005 onwards. After 2011 it was dropped from the calendar. The only race track to host a Turkish Grand Prix is Istanbul Park. The track is famous for it's high speed Turn 8.

Winners of the Turkish Grand Prix

Repeat winners (drivers)

Wins Driver Years won
3 Brazil Felipe Massa 2006, 2007, 2008

Repeat winners (constructors)

Wins Constructor Years won
3 Italy Ferrari 2006, 2007, 2008
2 United Kingdom McLaren 2005, 2010

Repeat winners (engine manufacturers)

Wins Manufacturer Years won
3 Italy Ferrari 2006, 2007, 2008
Germany Mercedes * 2005, 2009, 2010

* Built by Ilmor in 2005

Year by year

All Turkish Grands Prix were held at Istanbul Park.

Year Driver Constructor Report
2005 Finland Kimi Räikkönen McLaren-Mercedes Report
2006 Brazil Felipe Massa Ferrari Report
2007 Brazil Felipe Massa Ferrari Report
2008 Brazil Felipe Massa Ferrari Report
2009 United Kingdom Jenson Button Brawn-Mercedes Report
2010 United Kingdom Lewis Hamilton McLaren-Mercedes Report
2011 Germany Sebastian Vettel Red Bull-Renault Report
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