6 Hours of Mexico

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6 Hours of Mexico
Autódromo Hermanos Rodríguez 2015.svg
FIA World Endurance Championship
Venue Autódromo Hermanos Rodríguez
Corporate sponsor AT&T
First race 1974
First FIA WEC race 2016 6 Hours of Mexico
Duration 6 hours
Most wins (driver) Jochen Mass (2)
Most wins (team) Team Sauber Mercedes (2)
Most wins (manufacturer) Sauber (2), Porsche (2)

The 6 Hours of Mexico was a sports car race held at Autódromo Hermanos Rodríguez in Mexico City, Mexico. The race was first held in 1974 as part of the IMSA GT Championship. Fifteen years later, in 1989, the World Sportscar Championship reintroduced it as a 480 km event, and was held three times before the championship's demise, it was again revived in 2016 as a part of the FIA World Endurance Championship.

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Year Overall Winner(s) Entrant Car Distance/Duration Race Title Championship Report
1974 Mexico Guillermo Rojas
Mexico Héctor Rebaque
Mexico Fred van Beuren, Jr.
Mexico Héctor Rebaque, Sr. Porsche Carrera 1000 km (621.5 mi) 1000 km of Mexico City IMSA GT Championship Report
1975-1988: Not held
1989 France Jean-Louis Schlesser
Germany Jochen Mass
Germany Team Sauber Mercedes Sauber C9 481.889 km (299.432 mi) Trofeo Hermanos Rodríguez World Sports Prototype Championship Report
1990 Germany Jochen Mass
Germany Michael Schumacher
Germany Team Sauber Mercedes Mercedes-Benz C11 481.889 km (299.432 mi) Trofeo Hermanos Rodríguez World Sports Prototype Championship Report
1991 Finland Keke Rosberg
France Yannick Dalmas
France Peugeot Talbot Sport Peugeot 905 Evo 1B 433.258 km (269.214 mi) Trofeo Hermanos Rodríguez World Sports Car Championship Report
1992–2015: Not held
2016 Germany Timo Bernhard
Australia Mark Webber
New Zealand Brendon Hartley
Germany Porsche Team Porsche 919 Hybrid 989.92 km (615.11 mi) 6 Hours of Mexico FIA World Endurance Championship Report
2017 Germany Timo Bernhard
New Zealand Earl Bamber
New Zealand Brendon Hartley
Germany Porsche Team Porsche 919 Hybrid 1,032.96 km (641.85 mi) 6 Hours of Mexico FIA World Endurance Championship Report

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