Vettel Wins Ahead Of Bottas In Brazil
Ferrari’s Sebastian Vettel took victory at the Brazilian Grand Prix just ahead of polesitter Valtteri Bottas.
Kimi Raikkonen recorded his 90th career podium finish in third place. It was the Iceman’s third podium finish in a row.
World champion Lewis Hamilton had a great race as he came from 20th place to finish the race in fourth place just ahead of the Red Bull Racing duo of Max Verstappen and Daniel Ricciardo.
In his final Brazilian Grand Prix, Felipe Massa finished the race in seventh place following a great race long battle with McLaren Honda’s Fernando Alonso. Following the race, Massa went up onto the podium with his son where he addressed the crowd.
Sergio Perez ended the race in 9th place just behind Fernando Alonso while the Renault Sport F1 Team’s Nico Hulkenberg rounded out the top ten.
Carlos Sainz was 11th in the second Renault ending the race just ahead of Toro Rosso’s Pierre Gasly. The Sauber F1 Team’s Marcus Ericsson and Pascal Wehrlein came home in 13th and 14th respectively while the Haas F1 Team’s Romain Grosjean finished the race in 15th place but was extremely annoyed when he was informed by the team that he was give a 10 second time penalty for causing an avoidable collision with Force India’s Esteban Ocon.
Williams Martini Racing’s Lance Stroll rounded out the order in 16th place. Brendon Hartley retired from the race in his Toro Rosso as did Force India’s Esteban Ocon. The Haas F1 Team’s Kevin Magnussen also retired from the race as did McLaren Honda’s Stoffel Vandoorne.