Lewis Hamilton was quickest in final practice ahead of the Ferraris, as Daniel Ricciardo suffered another technical problem.
Last year’s Abu Dhabi Grand Prix winner Valtteri Bottas headed the second practice session today for Mercedes but there was little to choose between the top teams.
Max Verstappen led the two Red Bull drivers in first practice for the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix but was frustrated again by a suspected engine braking problem.
Max Verstappen complained about lapped traffic before his collision with Esteban Ocon. Here are the team radio highlights from the Brazilian Grand Prix.
Toro Rosso and Williams have made aggressive tyre selections for Abu Dhabi, choosing 10 sets of the hyper-soft tyres.
Pierre Gasly said he ignored Toro Rosso’s orders for him to let Brendon Hartley past because there was “nothing to play for” in the race.
The constructors’ championship was decided in Brazil as Lewis Hamilton’s 10th victory of the year secured the title for Mercedes.
Lewis Hamilton won the 2018 Brazilian Grand Prix for Mercedes ahead of Max Verstappen and Kimi Raikkonen.
Sebastian Vettel set a new record lap time for the Interlagos circuit as he head Lewis Hamilton in the final practice session for the Brazilian Grand Prix.
Valtteri Bottas led an extremely close one-two for Mercedes in the second practice session for the Brazilian Grand Prix.
Pictures from the first day of practice for the 2018 Brazilian Grand Prix.
Romain GrosjeanMax Verstappen led a close first practice session at Interlagos where the top three teams were covered by less than a tenth of a second.
Formula 1 teams have chosen largely similar tyre selections for the penultimate race of the year in Brazil, though McLaren have again erred on the conservative side.
Toro Rosso has not yet decided on the future of Brendon Hartley, despite reports during claiming the team has chosen to replace him at the end of the season.
Brendon Hartley says he is very optimistic about Toro Rosso’s aerodynamic upgrade after running it for the first time in practice yesterday.
Brendon Hartley rejected his team’s claim Pierre Gasly’s car suffered damage in last week’s United States Grand Prix, insisting he beat his team mate on merit.
Toro Rosso team principal Franz Tost says Brendon Hartley must raise his game to stay at Toro Rosso next year despite scoring his best career finish in Austin.
Brendon Hartley says he has demonstrated he is capable of beating team mate Pierre Gasly in recent races though his results haven’t always shown it.
Brendon Hartley admits he needs to score more points to strengthen his chance of holding onto his Toro Rosso drive for 2019.
Brendon Hartley says a small error caused one of the biggest crashes of his motor racing career during practice for the Spanish Grand Prix.