F1 Paddock Pass: Brazilian Grand Prix (VIDEO)


The penultimate Grand Prix of the 2014 Formula One season is coming this weekend in Brazil, and F1 on NBC Sports insider Will Buxton is on the ground at Interlagos to bring us the latest news in this week’s edition of “Paddock Pass.”

Ahead of the Brazilian Grand Prix weekend, Sauber has delivered a surprise driver announcement for 2015 as Felipe Nasr now joins up with Marcus Ericsson. With current Sauber pilots Adrian Sutil and Esteban Gutierrez apparently on their way out of Hinwil as a result, Buxton talks with a surprised Sutil about what may be next for him and with Nasr about his new opportunity.

Also in this week’s edition:

  • McLaren’s Kevin Magnussen grades himself on his rookie F1 campaign…
  • Jean-Eric Vergne ponders his own uncertain future at Scuderia Toro Rosso…
  • Felipe Massa talks about racing in front of his home fans in Brazil…
  • And last but not least, Mercedes teammates/World Championship rivals Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg discuss what winning the title would mean to them and what it’s gonna take to bring home the big trophy.

Don’t forget to tune in for the Brazilian Grand Prix this Sunday at 11 a.m. ET on CNBC and NBC Sports Live Extra.