Interlagos
Nov 23

F1: Webber Plays Down Emotion Of Final GP Start

Mark Webber will make his F1 final start in Sunday's Brazilian Grand Prix. (Photo: Getty Images)

will make his F1 final start in Sunday’s Brazilian Grand Prix. (Photo: Getty Images)

Mark Webber will start his final Grand Prix in Brazil from fourth on the grid after struggling to get the best out of his intermediate tires on a drying track in Q3.

Meanwhile Webber is playing down the emotional resonance of his last weekend.

“The drivers’ briefing was interesting,” he said. “Just because the guys gave me a very good reception, and I had a little chat with them. Obviously your colleagues, they’re the ones that you work so hard to compete against over 17 years, and that means a lot to you, so that was quite touching.

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Nov 23

F1: Alonso Doubts He’ll Win Brazilian Grand Prix

Fernando Alonso will start third in Sunday's Brazilian GP. (Photo: Getty Images)

will start third in Sunday’s . (Photo: Getty Images)

Fernando Alonso doubts he’ll win the Brazilian Grand Prix on Sunday despite earning the third-best spot on the grid from qualifying at a rainy .

Alonso hasn’t started from the second row since the fourth race of the year in Bahrain, but the two-time world champion said it’s going to be “very difficult” to win.

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Nov 23

F1: Vettel Masters Tricky Conditions To Take Pole For Brazil Finale

Sebastian Vettel drives during qualifying at Interlagos. (Photo: Getty Images)

drives during qualifying at . (Photo: Getty Images)

Sebastian Vettel was fastest on a wet Interlagos track to take pole position for the Brazilian Grand Prix on Saturday and be in prime position for another record-setting performance.

In ′s season-ender on Sunday, Vettel can equal Michael Schumacher’s 2004 mark of 13 victories in a year and match the record of nine consecutive wins by Alberto Ascari in 1952-53.

The Red Bull driver, who wrapped up a fourth straight F1 title long ago, was more than half a second ahead of of in treacherous conditions in a rain-delayed qualifying session.

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Nov 23

F1: Webber Quickest In Final Brazilian GP Practice

Mark Webber prepares to drive during practice at Interlagos. (Photo: Getty Images)

prepares to drive during practice at . (Photo: Getty Images)

Mark Webber of Red Bull was fastest on a wet track in the final practice before qualifying for the Brazilian Grand Prix on Saturday.

Webber, who is leaving after Sunday’s race, had a lap of 1 minute, 27.891 seconds at Interlagos, ahead of Lotus drivers Roman Grosjean and .

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Nov 22

F1: Rain Washes Out Pirelli’s Chance To Test 2014 Tires

Drivers were unable to test the 2014 Pirelli dry-weather test tires Friday at Interlagos. (Photo: Getty Images)

Drivers were unable to test the 2014 dry-weather test tires Friday at . (Photo: Getty Images)

Pirelli’s plans for teams to run its prototype 2014 tires in practice in Brazil Friday were scuppered by rain.

The day was about providing Pirelli with a comparison with its current tires and also giving the teams some aerodynamic information. To the surprise of many observers, did complete one lap, in the rain, on the tires.

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