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Brazilian Grand Prix - 15 November 2015

Brazilian Grand Prix – Follow this F1 race live with Eurosport. The action starts at 16:00 on 15 November 2015. Our live coverage lets you follow all the key moments as they happen.
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Let's draw this race weekend to a close, shall we? Two weeks until the final race of the season in Abu Dhabi - we'll see you then. Thanks for your company this afternoon.

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Even Sebastian Vettel thinks the race was "not very exciting".

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Martin Brundle tells Rosberg to drive better earlier in the season. The comments are met with the scorn they deserve.

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The drivers are on the podium as Rosberg's national anthem plays.

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Traditional bout of awkwardness as Vettel and Rosberg chat away and Hamilton ignores them both.

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And Williams wrap up third place in the constructors' championship.

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Rosberg confirms his second place in the drivers' championship.

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"Whoooo! Yeah, guys, awesome!" Nico Rosberg almost manages to enthuse.

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Nico Rosberg wins. Lewis Hamilton takes second. Sebastian Vettel takes third. Of course.

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After a dramatic afternoon of overtaking from the youngster, Verstappen is now looking to move in on Maldonado and take tenth place.

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Those Force Indias are struggling under braking.

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Sergio Perez's team tell him he's quicker than both Verstappen and Maldonado, so he should get a wiggle on.

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Vettel wants to check on the weather, but is assured it's going to stay dry on track.

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Grosjean gives himself plenty of room to overtake Maldonado, taking ninth place.

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Meanwhile, some spots of rain are being reported around the track.

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"Don't talk any more." Those Mercedes boys really need to work on their radio manners.

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Hamilton thinks he's done some damage to his car along the way, as Nasr is under threat from the horror of Pastor Maldonado.

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Poor Jenson Button, throwing a Mercedes-esque radio hissyfit about people talking to him when he's in the braking zone.

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Nico, get a grip. "HAS HE STOPPED?" he demands over the radio. He gets confirmation that his rival has indeed stopped too.

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And Hamilton gives up the lead to head into the pits himself.

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Rosberg's coming in immediately after Vettel's stop. Elsewhere, Maldonado pits and decides to take his penalty now.

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Decent stop from Vettel, on to the medium compound tyres.

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One has to say that this is less than enthralling, even on this awesome track.

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That's likely to bump Maldonado down a couple of places at the very least, as things stand.

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That's going to be investigated at the end of the race.

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Meanwhile, Rosberg is told they're going for Plan B now. He's keen to know what went wrong with Hamilton, who was once down his neck and is now three seconds behind.

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Maldonado has been less accident-prone this year but there's always that looming threat.

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Special work from Pastor Maldonado.

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"All right, Lewis, now it's Hammer Time."

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Rosberg pits again - that stop is much better.

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And Verstappen curves past Perez, and Grosjean stays alert to sneak up and move through with him.

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"Keep Verstappen under pressure if you can!" comes the cheery advice to Grosjean.

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Max VErstappen is looking to seize ninth off Sergio Perez, with Grosjean lurking behind him as well.

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Hamilton is demanding a different strategy, because he is lapping faster but can't overtake. Good luck with that, champ.

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Hamilton is complaining that it's "impossible to follow". Rosberg specifically? Or the track in general? Who can say? He's 0.8 seconds behind his team-mate.

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The Mercedes team are looking carefully at their monitors as Rosberg is struggling to hold Hamilton off.

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You think? Hamilton's got that gap under 0.9 seconds and Rosberg can probably feel his breath down his neck.

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Maldonado hasn't stopped yet, leaving him in sixth place, but Nico Hulkenberg decides to make his move now, and does so smoothly and undistracted by the pretty sparks coming from the Lotus.

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Both Mercedes have pitted now, and although Hamilton's slightly quicker stop gave him a bit to worry about, Rosberg reclaims the lead.

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Grosjean glides safely past Pastor Maldonado.

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Raikkonen's tyres squeal horribly as he pulls away.

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First round of pits is well and truly under way.

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Daniel Ricciardo is gently encouraged to get past the Marussias. He'd probably already considered it, but he's making rather heavy weather of it.

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Grosjean desperately pushing for that tenth place, currently held by Verstappen. Careful about locking up, Romain.

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Everyone is hoping for a spot of rain from that black cloud ahead, just to mix things up a touch. Nobody wants another Mercedes procession. Apart from Mercedes.

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Rosberg and Hamilton have been trading fastest lap times - Rosberg currently doing better on that front.

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Grosjean and Nasr are embroiled as they push for some actual points today.

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The Mercs are well in front and enjoying their space for the time being.

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Sainz has finished. No power, and he's stranded on the track.

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Sainz is going - at the back of the field.

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Hamilton is nudging at Rosberg into Turn 1, but he manages to get some space as he pulls away.

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Here we go!

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Formation lap time, and Carlos Sainz is still having problems with getting his car to actually start.

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It's followed by the Brazilian national anthem.

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A well-observed minute's silence, with a French flag held up on the grid along with the "wall of remembrance" for victims of road traffic accidents.

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Grid guys and girls out at Interlagos today. A pleasing if unusual sight.

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And the word is that Lewis Hamilton's car has a touch of trouble on the gear box.

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Carlos Sainz has come to a halt out there on the track and is causing a heck of a lot of traffic.

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Good afternoon, and welcome to our LIVE coverage of the Brazilian Grand Prix.