Top ten pictures from the 2018 Brazilian Grand Prix

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Ten of the best pictures which tell the story of the 2018 Brazilian Grand Prix weekend.

Pierre Gasly

Pierre Gasly, Toro Rosso, Interlagos, 2018
Pierre Gasly, Toro Rosso, Interlagos, 2018

Situated in one of the world’s largest cities, Interlagos reflects extreme differences in wealth.

Lewis Hamilton

Lewis Hamilton, Mercedes, Interlagos, 2018
Lewis Hamilton, Mercedes, Interlagos, 2018

Lewis Hamilton’s helmet acquired a fifth championship star.

Nico Hulkenberg

Nico Hulkenberg, Renault, Interlagos, 2018
Nico Hulkenberg, Renault, Interlagos, 2018

Renault weren’t competitive in Brazil and Nico Hulkenberg’s crash on Friday didn’t help matters.

Valtteri Bottas

Valtteri Bottas, Mercedes, Interlagos, 2018
Valtteri Bottas, Mercedes, Interlagos, 2018

Valtteri Bottas attacked the pit lane entry in spectacular fashion.

Rubens Barrichello and Felipe Massa

Rubens Barrichello, Felipe Massa, Interlagos, 2018
Rubens Barrichello, Felipe Massa, Interlagos, 2018

For the first time ever there was no Brazilian driver on the grid for the Brazilian Grand Prix, but former home favourites Rubens Barrichello kept the crowd happy.

Start

Start, Interlagos, 2018
Start, Interlagos, 2018

Hamilton held his lead at the start and helped Bottas get around Sebastian Vettel for second place.

Max Verstappen

Max Verstappen, Red Bull, Interlagos, 2018
Max Verstappen, Red Bull, Interlagos, 2018

Max Verstappen made light work of the Ferraris, then hunted down and passed both Mercedes to take the lead.

Marcus Ericsson

Marcus Ericsson, Sauber, Interlagos, 2018
Marcus Ericsson, Sauber, Interlagos, 2018

Damage incurred in a lap one collision with Kevin Magnussen ultimately forced Marcus Ericsson to retire.

Esteban Ocon and Max Verstappen

Esteban Ocon, Max Verstappen, Interlagos, 2018
Esteban Ocon, Max Verstappen, Interlagos, 2018

Verstappen was on course for victroy until this stunning misjudgement by Esteban Ocon.

Max Verstappen and Lewis Hamilton

Max Verstappen, Lewis Hamilton, Interlagos, 2018
Max Verstappen, Lewis Hamilton, Interlagos, 2018

While Verstappen rejoined the track, Hamilton motored past to collect his 10th win of the year.

Lewis Hamilton

Lewis Hamilton, Mercedes, Interlagos, 2018
Lewis Hamilton, Mercedes, Interlagos, 2018

That victory sealed a fifth consecutive constructors’ championship for Mercedes.

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