Lewis Hamilton celebrates victory at the 2016 Mexican Grand Prix. The Mercedes driver needs just 10 points this year to clinch the 2017 F1 world title.
Podium celebrations at the 2016 Mexico Grand Prix ... The vibrant atmosphere in Mexico City has made the grand prix one of the most popular on the calendar.
Hamilton drapes himself in the Union Jack flag at the 2017 United States Grand Prix in Austin -- after winning his fifth race in six outings.
Mexico rejoined the F1 calendar in 2015 and has quickly established itself as one of the most popular races, in part thanks to the unique atmosphere at the Autodromo Hermanos Rodriguez.
The circuit is named after Mexican motorsport legends Pedro Rodriguez (pictured) and his brother Ricardo who raced during F1's early years. Ricardo was killed in an accident at the track in 1962 aged just 20. Pedro also died on track in Nuremberg in 1971.
Ayrton Senna is pictured on track at the 1990 Mexican Grand Prix. The Brazilian suffered a crash at the track's famous Peraltada Corner in 1991. Today's circuit configuration no longer features the long, sweeping high-speed turn.
Nigel Mansell (center) won the 1992 Mexican Grand Prix (the last before it returned in 2015) ahead of Riccardo Patrese (left) and Michael Schumacher. Turn 17 has been renamed in Mansell's honor. "It's a stunning place," Mansell, the British 1992 world champion, told CNN.
Sergio Perez is pictured in action at the 2015 race. Perez, who drives for Force India, is the only Mexican driver on the grid this year.
A Lewis Hamilton fan enjoys the atmosphere at the 2016 Mexican Grand Prix.