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Formula One Grand Prix in Mexico City This Weekend

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October 29, 2015

The Formula One Grand Prix returns to Mexico City this weekend for the first time since 1992. The race will create over 18,000 jobs and directly contribute to 60 percent occupancy of the city's hotel room stock.

Mexico City - It has been more than 23 years since Nigel Mansell won the last Mexican Grand Prix for Williams his first of five straight victories to open the season, en route to a dominant championship campaign.

Now, Formula One returns to Mexico City this weekend for the first time since 1992. The rebuilt Autodromo Hermanos Rodriguez circuit's famous Peraltada corner has been sacrificed in the name of safety, but the track still looks fast and exciting.

The circuit is more than two kilometers above sea level, but the power output from the current hybrid, turbo-charged engines will not be affected the way normally aspirated engines were in the past.

With Lewis Hamilton wrapping up the drivers' title last weekend in Austin, that drama is over, but there are still plenty of interesting storylines to watch for in Mexico, including the battle for second place in the championship between Sebastian Vettel and Nico Rosberg, jostling among the teams in the constructors' standings and Sergio Perez's long-awaited home debut.

As of Tuesday, fair weather is predicted for the weekend in Mexico City, which will be a relief after the torrential rain in Austin.

To help prepare you for Sunday's race, HERE are five bold predictions for the first Mexican Grand Prix in a generation.