The Mercedes driver recovering from tenth position in the final after a long chase overtakes the world leader
Lewis Hamilton wins the Brazilian GP. The Mercedes driver recovering from tenth position in the final after a long chase overtakes the world leader, Max Verstappen, bringing him back in the world drivers’ standings with three races left of the season. Third place for the other Mercedes of Valterri Bottas followed by the Red Bull of Sergio Perez that does the fastest lap and takes away the additional point from the English driver. Then follow the two Ferraris of Charles Leclerc and Carlos Sainz.
Hamilton with the extraordinary victory at Interlagos earns 7 points over Verstappen who, however, still leads the drivers’ standings with 14 points ahead of the British driver of Mercedes. As for the top 10 of the race, behind the two Ferraris are Pierre Gasly seventh, Esteban Ocon, eighth, Fernando Alonso ninth and Lando Norris tenth. Then follow Vettel and Raikkonen while Giovinazzi closes 14th.
HAMILTON – “On the eve of this weekend I would never have thought of recovering so many points. But this shows that we must never give up, we must always fight and this is how I approached the weekend. This can inspire me for the next races and this one. victory seems to me a bit like the first, “said Lewis Hamilton. “I pushed as hard as I could and it was the hardest weekend of my life. This win is for my father. I am grateful to the fans for their support, it was from Silverstone that I didn’t hear so many. I have to say thank you to Brazil.” concluded the English of the Mercedes.
VERSTAPPEN – “We tried them all, it was a good battle. We lacked a bit of pace. It was a lot of fun. We have a good advantage, today we limited the damage. In the next races we will recover”, said the rider of Red Bull and world leader Max Verstappen.