As the end of the 2015 Formula 1 season draws near, the paddock heads to Interlagos for one of the seasonal highlights: the Brazilian Grand Prix.
Nico Rosberg arrives in Sao Paulo with his tail up after claiming his fourth win of the season last time out in Mexico, but with Mercedes teammate Lewis Hamilton keen to emulate hero Ayrton Senna and win in Brazil, this weekend’s race promises to offer a tantalizing fight at the front.
Ahead of the race weekend, Will Buxton brings you all of the latest news, interviews and analysis in the latest edition of NBC Sports’ original digital series “Paddock Pass”.
In part one, Will takes us for a tour of the redeveloped (and still to be finished) paddock complex in Brazil before catching up with home favorites Felipe Massa and Felipe Nasr ahead of what promises to be an emotional weekend for both drivers.
We also hear from F1’s unofficial rookie of the year, Max Verstappen, as he reflects on his first full season in the sport and looks ahead to his first race in Brazil.
In part two, Jenson Button offers some insight into McLaren’s continued struggles, while Sebastian Vettel talks about his own troublesome weekend in Mexico that saw him lose ground on Nico Rosberg in the battle for P2 in the drivers’ championship.
Following the news of trouble in Austin and the future of the United States GP being thrown into doubt, Daniel Ricciardo talks about his love for the race and his hopes that a solution to the recent problems can be found.