The British Lewis Hamilton, already named every two weeks ago in Mexico, won the Brazilian Grand Prix Sunday in Sao Paulo and allowed Mercedes to win the title as the Formula 1 World Championship.
The team led by Toto Wolff Austria won the fifth consecutive title of Interlagos in the builders' race, signing off with the drivers for the fifth consecutive year.
Here is the 72 career success for Hamilton, a winner in front of the Dutchman Max Verstappen (Red Bull) to the Finn Kimi Raikkonen (Ferrari).
Since the introduction of a V6 hybrid machine in 2014, the star brand has won all the drivers and makers titles, as well as 73 successes in 99 races. "The guys have worked very well for six years, they had a great trip with them"Hamilton welcomed before stepping on the podium.
A major incident was on line 43, when Verstappen, confidently in the lead, was engaged by the French Esteban Ocon (Racing Point Force India), late deer, at the second time in the "Sor Senna.
Rushing, the Lowland, whose flat bottom was damaged, was passed by Hamilton.
"What is a fucking idiot!"he said in his radio about the French.
Once outside a car, Verstappen, who won in Mexico, almost tackled Ocon, pushed several times, receiving the support of the public, who sprayed Hamilton's victory.
"We should have won today", worried about Verstappen, who did not celebrate his 2nd place on the podium. Both drivers will have to explain themselves to race commissioners after this event. I was invited to explain about breaking the potential of the FIA sports code.
Red Bull was part of this weekend in Brazil in the best car, thanks to fewer tires that allowed him to follow strategies and offset.
His Australian pilot Daniel Ricciardo, starting from the 11th position, finished the 4th in front of the Finn Valtteri Bottas (Mercedes) to Almaen Sebastian Vettel (Ferrari).