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Pacific Grand Prix

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The Pacific Grand Prix was a round of the Formula One World Championship twice in the mid-1990s. Both races were held at the Tanaka International Aida circuit, a slow, twisty 2.3-mile track deep in the countryside in Aida (near Kobe), Japan. Following the 1995 Kobe earthquake, the Pacific Grand Prix was moved from early in the calendar to the end.

The inaugural race in 1994 saw Michael Schumacher take an easy victory after Ayrton Senna was involved in a first corner accident with Mika Hkkinen and Nicola Larini. The most recent Pacific Grand Prix in 1995 was a more eventful affair, with some close racing throughout the field. The race culminated in a fine tactical victory for Michael Schumacher, securing his second World Championship, and making him the youngest ever double World Champion.

Winners of the Pacific Grand Prix

Year Driver Team Location Report
1995 Michael Schumacher Benetton-Renault Tanaka Report
1994 Michael Schumacher Benetton-Ford Tanaka Report


Races in the Formula One championship:
2005 championship Grand Prix events:

Australian | Malaysian | Bahrain | San Marino | Spanish | Monaco | European | Canadian | U.S.
French | British | German | Hungarian | Turkish | Italian | Belgian | Brazilian | Japanese | Chinese

Past championship Grand Prix events:

Argentine | Austrian | Czechoslovakian | Dutch | Indy 500 | Las Vegas | Luxembourg | Mexican | Morocco
Pacific | Pescara | Portuguese | South African | Swedish | Swiss | USA East | USA West

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