Analysis: How Hamilton went from last to fourth in Brazil

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Analysis: How Hamilton went from last to fourth in Brazil
Adam Cooper
By: Adam Cooper
Nov 13, 2017, 11:47 AM

Lewis Hamilton didn't win the Brazilian Grand Prix, but with a stirring drive from the back of the grid to fourth place, he made it perfectly clear that had he started anywhere near the front he would have won, and won comfortably.

Valtteri Bottas, Mercedes AMG F1 W08, Kimi Raikkonen, Ferrari SF70H, Max Verstappen, Red Bull Racing RB13
Lewis Hamilton, Mercedes AMG F1 W08, passes Sergio Perez, Sahara Force India F1 VJM10
Valtteri Bottas, Mercedes AMG F1 W08, Kimi Raikkonen, Ferrari SF70H
Lewis Hamilton, Mercedes AMG F1 W08
Lewis Hamilton, Mercedes AMG F1 W08

The Brazilian GP must have been a race of mixed emotions for Sebastian Vettel and Scuderia Ferrari.

On the one hand they beat pole man Valtteri Bottas in a straight fight, ending Vettel's run of recent misfortune, and logging a morale-boosting late season win.

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Series Formula 1
Event Brazilian GP
Location Autódromo José Carlos Pace
Author Adam Cooper
Article type Analysis