The 2016 Formula One season is heading for a dramatic finish. With two more races to go for the season to conclude, fans have still not got their 2016 world champion, but at present, Nico Rosberg is the favourite to win the title. The fight for the top spot is between Rosberg and Lewis Hamilton, and if the German manages to clinch the Brazilian Grand Prix on Sunday, it will be his maiden title.
One should not ignore Hamilton for the title. The British driver has been brilliant in the last few races, winning the last two in the US and Mexico. But the pressure is building on the defending champion, who has things stacked against him. Hamilton trails Rosberg by 19 points. Even if he manages to win both the races in Brazil and UAE, Rosberg can still win the title with two second place finishes.
To make matters worse, Hamilton has never won a single race in Brazil in his past nine attempts, which are not encouraging signs. Hamilton cannot think too much about it, but just relax and hope to win the race in Brazil and see what will happen in the last race of the season in UAE. Going into this race, Hamilton feels that he does not have much to lose.
"I've had lots of great, or mixed experiences here, so it's a real challenge to come here and try to win for the first time, something that Nico and Felipe have experienced in the past. That's my goal and nothing really to lose," F1's official website quoted Hamilton as saying.
There is no either ways about it. Hamilton's teammate Rosberg will want to go into the final race of the season as a champion. He has a chance to win it in Brazil, and he will go all out for a win on Sunday. If he manages to do so, Rosberg can have a terrific time in the last race in UAE, pressure free, and only enjoy.
"(I am) Feeling great, of course, because it's awesome to be fighting for the world championship with two races to go and so, yeah, excited about the weekend, looking forward to it and of course going to try to go for the win," Rosberg said.
All cameras will zoom into Hamilton and Rosberg most of the time, but the cameramen will also have their eyes on Felipe Massa, who will be participating in his final home race. The driver will retire from the sport when the season ends at the end of the month. Other drivers like Sebastian Vettel, Daniel Ricciardo and Kimi Raikkonen will look to finish the second last race of the season in style, with win.
Where to watch live
Brazilian Grand Prix schedule
First Friday Practice Session: 10:00 a.m. local time, 5:30 p.m. IST
Second Friday Practice Session: 2:00 p.m. local time,9:30 p.m. IST
Final Practice Session (Saturday): 11:00 a.m. local time, 6:30 p.m. IST
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