Hello one and all and welcome to F1Minute for the Brazilian Grand Prix 2010.
Going into the race weekend, we knew that Fernando Alonso was the only guy who could win the drivers title, whilst the others could only defend their position and keep the fight going. The race was dry, and after a surprise pole position from Nico Hülkenberg, who made his Williams over a second faster than the rest of the field, the Red Bulls took control. It was relatively easy for them to get past Hulk, whilst Hamilton and Alonso got stuck behind him for too long.
A later Safety Car bunched the field back up again, but it was further bad news for anyone not in a Red Bull, as the short track meant lots of backmarkers were getting in the way. When the Safety Car came in, that just played into Vettel and Webber's hands even further. They took a Red Bull 1-2 victory, in that order, whilst Alonso was third.
Red Bull sealed the constructor's championship with this victory, whilst Button's fifth place leaves him out of contention for the drivers title. Abu Dhabi next, with four still in it to win it.
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References Fernando Alonso, Nico Hülkenberg
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