Lewis Hamilton wins the 2021 São Paulo Grand Prix

Lewis Hamilton wins the 2021 São Paulo Grand Prix

Brazil. Mexican driver Sergio 'Checo' Pérez sees his good streak of getting on the podium slip away by finishing in fourth place where seven-time world champion Englishman Lewis Hamilton of the Mercedes team won the Brazilian Grand Prix - from Sao Paulo, this year -, the nineteenth race of the Formula One season, in which he relegated the Dutchman Max Verstappen (Red Bull) to second place, who continues to lead the championship, although now with 14 points over the British, with three races remaining.

Lewis Hamilton , who started tenth, showed off by climbing nine places to extend his own all-time record for victories in the premier class of motorsport to 101 by winning at Interlagos, where his Finnish teammate Valtteri Bottas (Mercedes) was third; and Mexican Sergio Pérez (Red Bull), who set the fastest lap in the race to earn one more point, finished fourth.

Great duel starred the two championship leaders for much of the race where Verstappen defended himself from a Lewis Hamilton with an extremely fast Mercedes.

Great duel for the first place of Verstappen and Lewis Hamilton

On lap 48 the English driver tried to pass before 'Mad Max' where the cars went off the track without having great consequences. But Hamilton's attack was already too intense on lap 59 and he took first place to walk away to win the Grand Prix.The Monegasque Charles Leclerc with Ferrari, was fifth; while the French Pierre Gasly (Alpha Tauri) and Esteban Ocon (Alpine) occupied the seventh and eighth places in Sao Paulo.

Spaniards Carlos Sainz (Ferrari) and Fernando Alonso from the Alpine team finished sixth and ninth, respectively. Englishman Lando Norris, with his McLaren car, who finished tenth, also entered the points in Brazil .