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Max Verstappen underlined his potential as a champion of the future on Sunday with a commanding victory for Red Bull in an astonishing and crash-hit Brazilian Grand Prix at Interlagos.
Sebastian Vettel surely won the radio message of the season with his comical banter when there was a little screw flying around in the footwell of his car during one of the practice sessions ahead of the Brazilian GP on Sunday.
Valtteri Bottas and Lewis Hamilton set the pace in Brazilian GP second practice on Friday.
Sebastian Vettel in a Ferrari won the Brazilian Grand Prix ahead of Mercedes pole-sitter Valtteri Bottas and teammate Kimi Raikkonen in third.
Valtteri Bottas took pole position for the Brazilian Formula 1 Grand Prix on Saturday after Mercedes teammate and newly-crowned four-time world champion Lewis Hamilton crashed without setting a lap time.
Members of Lewis Hamilton's Mercedes team were robbed at gun point in their minivan while leaving the Formula 1 race track where the Brazilian Grand Prix will be held.
Lewis Hamilton, who has already clinched a fourth world title, topped the times in a dominant Mercedes one-two in the opening free practice for the Brazilian Grand Prix.
Brazilian football team Chapecoense said they will play in a friendly match on January 21, their first fixture since the devastating plane crash.
Mercedes will not save the German Grand Prix's place in the 2017 calendar of races, team boss Toto Wolff said.
The Formula 1 world championship will go down to the last race of the season after Lewis Hamilton won a chaotic Brazilian Grand Prix from title rival Nico Rosberg on Sunday.
The Brazilian Grand Prix turned out to be one nail-biting race. Max Verstappen lost his lead, giving the win to Lewis Hamilton. We look at the top 5 moments.
Max Verstappen was ordered to perform two days of public service for his violent behaviour towards Esteban Ocon following Sunday's Brazilian Grand Prix, the FIA announced.
As a paralysing truckers’ strike in Brazil entered its fifth day, the president deployed national security forces amid warnings of a calamity in one of the world’s largest cities and potentially devastating livestock losses.
Valtteri Bottas allowed himself a roar of delight when he claimed pole position for the Brazilian Grand Prix after Mercedes team-mate Lewis Hamilton had crashed out of contention.
Valtteri Bottas was fastest along with Mercedes teammate Lewis Hamilton in the final practice session for the Brazilian Grand Prix.
A determined Lewis Hamilton completed a perfect record-breaking 'double top' in Friday's practice for this weekend's Brazilian Grand Prix, leading his Mercedes team-mate Valtteri Bottas in both sessions.
Officials say a security guard at a day care centre in southeastern Brazil doused children with alcohol and then set it alight, killing at least four children and injuring 20.
Five stories that recap the slippery events that took place at Interlagos, turning the Brazilian Grand Prix into one of the most exciting of 2016.
Three-time series champion Lewis Hamilton won Sunday's rain-delayed Brazilian Grand Prix, forcing a showdown for the season title with Mercedes team mate Nico Rosberg in Abu Dhabi in the finale in two weeks.
Mercedes' Lewis Hamilton won a wet and incident marred race in Sau Paulo on Sunday, after man laps behind the safety car and a couple of restarts.
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