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Nov 25

F1: 2013 Brazil GP In-Depth Analysis And Recap

F1: 2013 Brazil GP In-Depth Analysis And Recap

Felipe Massa of Brazil and Ferrari performs donuts as he finishes his last race for Ferrari following the Brazilian F1 GP. (Photo: Getty Images)

Sebastian Vettel won the 2013 Brazilian Grand Prix, despite losing the lead on the start to Nico Rosberg. Mark Webber finished second behind his teammate, after scrapping with third place Fernando Alonso multiple times throughout the race.

As reported at Formula1blog.com

Jenson Button, who started on the hard compound tires, opposite the rest of the field, would finish fourth after a charge through the field. Though Rosberg started second and went into T1 first, he would soon drop down the order on a wetter race setup, finishing fifth.

Nov 25

F1: Stefano Domenicali Discusses Positives As Ferrari Drops To Third

F1: Stefano Domenicali Discusses Positives As Ferrari Drops To Third

Ferrari team principal Stefano Domenicali. (Photo: Getty Images)

Stefano Domenicali admits it was frustrating to lose second place in the constructors’ championship in Brazil after Felipe Massa’s drive through penalty cost vital points.

Nevertheless the team boss says there was much good to come out of the season.

Nov 24

F1: Live Updates! Sunday Brazilian Grand Prix On-Site Coverage

(L-R) Sebastian Vettel, Mark Webber and Fernando Alonso celebrate on the podium at Interlagos. (Photo: Getty Images)

(L-R) Sebastian Vettel, Mark Webber and Fernando Alonso celebrate on the podium at Interlagos. (Photo: Getty Images)

The 2013 Formula 1 season concluded today at Interlagos. Red Bull finished one-two with four-time World Champion Sebastian Vettel claiming his 13th win of the season. Webber claimed the runner-up spot in his final F1 race with Fernando Alonso in third.

We caught up with several drivers to talk about the season-ending Brazilian GP. Here’s what they had to say…

Ninth Straight Win Was No Walk In The Park, Says Vettel 

Sebastian Vettel celebrates after winning the Brazilian GP. (Photo: Getty Images)

Sebastian Vettel celebrates after winning the Brazilian GP. (Photo: Getty Images)

Sebastian Vettel’s ninth straight victory in Interlagos has tied him with the record set by Alberto Ascari over the 1952-’53 seasons.

However this time he had to work hard for it, having lost the lead on the first lap and then faced a delay in the pits when the team called him in at the last minute and his tires were not ready. Throughout the race, he was kept on his toes by Mark Webber.

Nov 24

F1: Massa Says Penalty Kept Him From Reaching Podium In Brazil

Felipe Massa drives during the Brazilian Grand Prix. (Photo: Getty Images)

Felipe Massa drives during the Brazilian Grand Prix. (Photo: Getty Images)

Felipe Massa was set for a podium finish in his last race with Ferrari until a drive-through penalty cost him track position at the Brazilian Grand Prix.

Massa finished the season-ending race seventh after starting ninth, but he was running fourth when he was penalized for illegally crossing a pit line near the midway point of the race at his home track of Interlagos.

Massa said teammate Fernando Alonso, who was running third and had already secured second in the drivers’ standings, was ready to let him pass for a podium finish in front of the Brazilian crowd.