Constant rain in Brazil meant that, unusually, the wet weather tyre proved a much better choice than the intermediate. Some teams were slow to realise this.
Max Verstappen climbed 13 places in just 14 laps at the end of the race to claim a place on the podium at the Brazilian Grand Prix.
The Red Bulls headed the fastest lap table in the wet Brazilian Grand Prix but both of them finished behind the Mercedes drivers.
Lewis Hamilton won an intense race in Brazil amid repeated delays due to rain and crashes. But second place for Nico Rosberg keeps him in the points lead.
Nico Rosberg holds a 12-point lead over Lewis Hamilton going into the final race of 2016. Third place in Abu Dhabi will guarantee him the title.
Lewis Hamilton won the Brazilian Grand Prix for the first time in his career ahead of Nico Rosberg and Max Verstappen.
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The 2016 Brazilian Grand Prix in pictures.
Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg can forget about their rivals making any kind of concessions towards the fact they’re fighting for the championship.
Pictures from qualifying and final practice for the 2016 Brazilian Grand Prix.
Lewis Hamilton beat Nico Rosberg in a tense qualifying session at Interlagos to claim the top spot and the 2016 F1 Pole Position Trophy.
Lewis Hamilton beat title rival Nico Rosberg to pole position in Brazil ahead of Ferrari;’s Kimi Raikkonen and Red Bull’s Max Verstappen.
Mercedes led the way as usual in Friday practice. But an overnight change in weather conditions promises to be good news for their two closest rivals.
Lewis Hamilton set the pace again in the second practice session but lap times were slower on a hotter track.
Pictures from the first day of practice for the 2016 Brazilian Grand Prix.
Lewis Hamilton began his Brazilian Grand Prix weekend on the right foot by leading the first practice session.
Pictures from the build-up to the 2016 Brazilian Grand Prix at Interlagos at which Williams revealed a special livery for Felipe Massa’s final home race.
The showdown between the two Mercedes drivers will take centre stage this weekend but if their rivals can get in the mix it could decide the title battle.
Clashing weather fronts will create a high but unpredictable chance of showers throughout the Brazilian Grand Prix weekend.
Last year lap times were much quicker at the resurfaced Interlagos circuit but drivers were frustrated by new kerbs which made it harder to attack the corners.