Formula 1: Third Brazilian victory for Sebastian Vettel
Sebastian Vettel wins the Brazilian Grand Prix at Interlagos, the penultimate round of the 2017 Formula 1 World Championship. It’s his fifth win of the season and 47th F1 victory in a career.
Vettel reached his third win at Interlagos after a flawless start from the front row, taking a lead ahead of pole-sitter Valtteri Bottas. After that, Vettel was unchallenged for 71 laps and dominantly took the win. Bottas stayed in P2 while Kimi Raikkonen doubled up a podium for Ferrari, defending third place in the final-lap clash against Lewis Hamilton. The champion started from pit road.
Max Verstappen ended a race in the fifth place, one place ahead of his teammate Daniel Ricciardo. Felipe Massa was seventh in his last race in front of Brazilian crowd before he would leave Formula 1 at the end of the season. Other point-scorers are Fernando Alonso, Sergio Perez and Nico Hulkenberg.
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