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Race results - Brazil 2014 // Rosberg wins a tense Mercedes fight to the finish

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Rosberg celebrates a hard fought win
Credit: Daimler AG

Nico Rosberg defended his lead for most of the race, but was under the most pressure during the last ten to fifteen laps. With Lewis Hamilton making a small mistake with big off-track consequences, the Brit was left chasing after his teammate in an attempt to snatch the win. Rosberg held his own to claw back a couple of points in the championship fight, which will go down to the wire in Abu Dhabi.

Elsewhere, Daniel Ricciardo's run of points finishes came to an abrupt end with suspension failure during the race, and Romain Grosjean became the second retirement of the afternoon when he pulled off track in the Lotus.

Those having better days included Felipe Massa who finished on the podium to really give the Brazilian fans something to cheer about, and Jenson Button who got a strong points finish as speculation over his career continues.

PositionDriverTeamTimeStops
BestLewis HamiltonMercedes AMG Petronas F1 Team1:13.555Lap 62
1Nico RosbergMercedes AMG Petronas F1 Team1:30:02.5553
2Lewis HamiltonMercedes AMG Petronas F1 Team+1.43
3Felipe MassaWilliams Martini Racing+41.03
4Jenson ButtonMcLaren Mercedes+48.63
5Sebastian VettelInfiniti Red Bull Racing+51.43
6Fernando AlonsoScuderia Ferrari+61.93
7Kimi RäikkönenScuderia Ferrari+63.72
8Nico HülkenbergSahara Force India F1 Team+63.93
9Kevin MagnussenMcLaren Mercedes+70.03
10Valtteri BottasWilliams Martini Racing+1 lap3
11Daniil KvyatScuderia Toro Rosso+1 lap3
12Pastor MaldonadoLotus F1 Team+1 lap3
13Jean-Éric VergneScuderia Toro Rosso+1 lap3
14Esteban GutiérrezSauber F1 Team+1 lap3
15Sergio PérezSahara Force India F1 Team+1 lap3
16Adrian SutilSauber F1 Team+1 lap3
17Romain GrosjeanLotus F1 TeamLap 633
DNFDaniel RicciardoInfiniti Red Bull RacingLap 392

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