The São Paulo-Anhembi street circuit was used for the first time at São Paulo Indy 300, for the 2010 Indy championship. The first winner was Will Power.
This circuit, which has 11 corners and a total length of 2.598 miles / 4.180 kilometers, is located in the Anhembi area, next to the Campo de Marte Airport. The circuit encompasses the Sambadrome arena, Avenue Olavo Fontoura, Anhembi Parking area and the external lane of Marginal Tiete Avenue. The sambódromo was constructed in 90´s mainly to a famous event in Brazil: Carnaval!! The “samba schools” makes their parade through the sambódromo. In the rest of the year, it is used (on Tuesdays) for a meeting of enthusiants and collectors of vintage and historic cars.
The main straight on the track is along the Sambadrome of Anhembi, and utilizes portions of the Marginal Tietê service drive. Unlike many other circuits, the pit lane is not located around the start-finish line, but after turn four. The Anhembi Convention Center is located in the Santana district of Sao Paulo and was used for support facilities and spectator attractions. Ayrton Senna and Chico Landi, important figures in Brazilian auto racing, were born in Santana, and the "Instituto Ayrton Senna" is also located at Santana.