Lewis Hamilton wins in Brazil after all-time great drive, Max Verstappen second

Lewis Hamilton won the Sao Paulo Grand Prix on Sunday in one in all his all-time great drives from tenth on the grid with championship chief Max Verstappen second.


With three races of the season remaining, Lewis Hamilton minimize his Dutch rival’s result in 14 factors. 

The Mercedes seven-time world champion’s team-mate Valtteri Bottas, who began on pole, took third.

With his automotive fitted with a brand new engine, Hamilton produced a peerless drive to beat penalty factors after his automotive was judged to have breached technical guidelines on Friday.

That noticed him demoted from pole to final in Saturday’s dash race the place he took fifth to go away him tenth in Sunday’s Interlagos grid after one other penalty for what Mercedes hoped can be their trump card now below the bonnet.

“What a race. The team did a great job, Valtteri did a great job. With the penalties, it’s the hardest race weekend I’ve had,” mentioned Hamilton.

Bottas managed to carry Verstappen, beginning alongside him on the second row, on the first bend however the Red Bull driver took the lead shortly after.

Hamilton was selecting off the automobiles forward of him with ominous ease and after each had pitted twice Hamilton surged previous Verstappen on lap 59 to seal the race and revive his bid for a document eighth drivers’ title.

Qatar levels the following chapter of 2021’s gripping title battle subsequent Sunday.

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