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Flag of Turkey.svg Turkish Grand Prix
Istanbul Park
Istanbul park.svg
Race information
Number of times held 7
First held 2005
Most wins (drivers) Brazil Felipe Massa (3)
Most wins (constructors) Italy Ferrari (3)
Circuit length 5.338 km (3.317 mi)
Race length 309.396 km (192.250 mi)
Laps 58
Last race (2011)
Pole position
Fastest lap

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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