F1 Paddock Pass: Brazilian Grand Prix (VIDEO)

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Formula 1 returns this weekend after a two-week break with the Brazilian Grand Prix at Interlagos.

The iconic circuit has played host to a number of championship-deciding grands prix over the years, and could do so once again this Sunday.

Nico Rosberg is just one victory away from clinching his first F1 drivers’ championship, but will need to end Mercedes teammate and title rival Lewis Hamilton’s streak of victories if he is to do so.

Previewing this weekend’s race and recapping a busy week or so of news for F1, Will Buxton brings you the latest edition of Paddock Pass.

In part one, we hear from Jolyon Palmer following news that he would be remaining with Renault for 2017, and catch up with Haas team principal Guenther Steiner amid the team’s ongoing brake issues.

Daniel Ricciardo and Sebastian Vettel fought tooth and nail towards the end of last month’s Mexican Grand Prix, causing tensions to flare both on- and off-track. So have things calmed down since then? We catch up with both drivers.

For the final part, we catch up with title contenders Nico Rosberg and Lewis Hamilton ahead of what could be a pivotal weekend in their battle for the championship.