Brazil Grand Prix live: Lewis Hamilton wins as Max Verstappen claims thrilling podium after rain masterclass

Follwo lap-by-lap updates from the Brazil Grand Prix at Interlagos

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Lewis Hamilton won the Brazilian Grand Prix to keep his hopes of claiming a third consecutive world championship alive as he heads to Abu Dhabi trailing Nico Rosberg by 12 points, but the day belonged to Max Verstappen after a thrilling third-place finish. Re-live the action here.

  • Hamilton wins after leading every lap
  • Rosberg finishes second to take 12 point lead to Abu Dhabi
  • Verstappen takes third after battling back from 16th
  • Ericsson, Raikkonen and Massa involved in heavy accidents
  • Race red flagged twice after starting behind safety car

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Starting grid:

1 Lewis Hamilton (Gbr) Mercedes GP 1min 10.736secs

2 Nico Rosberg (Ger) Mercedes GP 1:10.838

3 Kimi Raikkonen (Fin) Ferrari 1:11.404

4 Max Verstappen (Ned) Red Bull 1:11.485

5 Sebastian Vettel (Ger) Ferrari 1:11.495

6 Daniel Ricciardo (Aus) Red Bull 1:11.540

7 Romain Grosjean (Fra) Haas F1 1:11.937

8 Nico Hulkenberg (Ger) Force India 1:12.104

9 Sergio Perez (Mex) Force India 1:12.165

10 Fernando Alonso (Spa) McLaren 1:12.266

11 Valtteri Bottas (Fin) Williams 1:12.420

12 Esteban Gutierrez (Mex) Haas F1 1:12.431

13 Felipe Massa (Bra) Williams 1:12.521

14 Daniil Kvyat (Rus) Scuderia Toro Rosso 1:12.726

15 Carlos Sainz (Spa) Scuderia Toro Rosso 1:12.920

16 Jolyon Palmer (Gbr) Renault 1:13.258

17 Jenson Button (Gbr) McLaren 1:13.276

18 Kevin Magnussen (Den) Renault 1:13.410

19 Pascal Wehrlein (Ger) Manor Racing 1:13.427

20 Marcus Ericsson (Swe) Sauber-Ferrari 1:13.623

21 Felipe Nasr (Bra) Sauber-Ferrari 1:13.681

22 Esteban Ocon (Fra) Manor Racing 1:13.432 + grid penalty