The Autodromo Hermanos Rodriguez circuit has been reopened at an official ceremony after a 15-month renovation project ahead of the Mexican Grand Prix later this month.

Force India's Sergio Perez and two-time Formula 1 champion Emerson Fittipaldi attended the ceremony alongside former Mexican F1 driver Hector Rebaque and Mexico City's Mayor Miguel Angel Mancera.

The Autodromo Hermanos Rodriguez has undergone a series of changes to the track layout and facilities including a new medical centre, observation tower and media facility being built as well as renovated garages.

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Extensive track layout renovations have also been made by F1 track designer Hermann Tilke and the circuit's capacity has also been expanded to accommodate up to 110,000 fans.

Perez, the only Mexican driver on the F1 grid, says he's excited to welcome the paddock to his new home event and is relishing the prospect of racing at the updated circuit.

"I am anxious to test the refurbished Aut?dromo Hermanos Rodr?guez track because of its emblematic history," Perez said. "After hearing about all of the changes and features added to the circuit, I am sure that the Mexico Grand Prix will be one of the most exciting and challenging for the current generation of drivers."

Fittipaldi, who believes the Mexican Grand Prix will be 'legendary', is intrigued to see how the relayed track will challenge the current crop of F1 drivers as the country prepares for its first GP since 1992 when Nigel Mansell claimed victory for Williams-Renault.

"None of the current F1 drivers have ever driven on this track so it will be exciting to see them test their skills and bring their best tricks in this new and unexplored racing track," Fittipaldi said.

"With the Aut?dromo Hermanos Rodr?guez reopening we will write a new story that will surely leave its mark on all Mexicans," the Mexico City Mayor Mancera added. "The circuit will continue operating and offering all of its intended activities, as the venue for mass events, a public park, and a track for runners, cyclists and others."

The Mexican Grand Prix is scheduled to host round 17 of the 2015 Formula 1 championship on the 30 October to the 1 November.