Interlagos has been the site of many great championship deciders over the years, but the 2014 Brazilian Grand Prix will not etch its mark on this great circuit in the same way.
Nico Rosberg stormed to his tenth pole position of the season on Saturday, but with Lewis Hamilton gunning for a sixth straight victory, both drivers will be giving their all for the race win at Interlagos.
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The stage is set for a thrilling race after the championship rivals locked out the front row of the grid once again for Mercedes, but the title will not be decided here.
Thanks to the double points rule, the final race of the year in Abu Dhabi will be the title decider, yet this weekend’s race in Brazil could be crucial in deciding what kind of advantages – psychological and mathematical – are enjoyed ahead of the last round.
Despite all of the signs suggesting that we were in for a wet race in Brazil, blue skies have graced Sao Paulo and it looks set to be a dry affair. However, rain can come and go in an instant, so all of the teams will be keeping one eye on the sky and any lingering clouds.
Williams will be hoping to get in the mix at the front and spoil Mercedes’ party, with home favorite Felipe Massa clinging to hopes of a third victory at Interlagos. From third on the grid, and with teammate Valtteri Bottas in fourth, both drivers could be unlikely heroes to upset the championship battle and get in the mix on Sunday.
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