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2013 Brazilian GP tyre strategies and pit stops 24th November 2013, 23:35
Teams went into the race in the dark about pit strategy. And Red Bull’s attempt at a stacked stop in the second half of the race cost both their drivers precious time.
The McLaren drivers claimed from unpromising starting positions of 14th and 19th to claim the team’s best finishing positions of the year.
Rain did arrive during the Brazilian Grand Prix but it didn’t fall hard enough for long enough to force drivers to switch tyres.
Sebastian Vettel said his feat of winning nine consecutive races didn’t bear comparison with Alberto Ascari’s similar achievement.
The 2013 Brazilian Grand Prix in pictures.
Heikki Kovalainen said he was “upset” not to have helped Lotus score any points in his two races for the team in place of Kimi Raikkonen.
A furious Felipe Massa condemned the Brazilian Grand Prix stewards for giving him a drive-through penalty during the race.
Sebastian Vettel said he was disappointed to see the 2013 season end after winning the final nine race of the year in a row.
Mark Webber said he felt pride in his achievements as a Formula One driver after finishing on the podium in his final race.
Sebastian Vettel has rounded out the 2013 season in typically dominant fashion, taking his ninth victory in succession at the Brazilian Grand Prix.