Brazilian Grand Prix weekend review and results round-up
|Monday, November 28th 2011, 13:06 GMT|
The Brazilian Grand Prix didn't deliver the thrilling conclusion to the 2011 Formula 1 season that it might have done had the much-promised rain arrived, but it did at least generate a slight novelty as Mark Webber scored the victory for Red Bull instead of a gearbox-troubled Sebastian Vettel.
With no title showdown at Interlagos this year, minds had largely moved on to 2012 and the remaining unknowns. The future of Robert Kubica was a hot topic after the mid-week announcement that he would miss the start of next season at least - a fact disputed by his manager.
F1 television coverage in the United Kingdom was also back in the spotlight, as both Sky and the BBC revealed a little more of their plans, in the satellite broadcaster's case including a dedicated channel and Martin Brundle in the commentary box, while the BBC announced the 10 races it would show live.
Rubens Barrichello may not be pivotal to the driver market, but he is a major part of the F1 scene and the prospect of Brazi 2011 being his swansong was much debated, though the man himself insisted he would not be calling it his farewell, even if it should turn out that it was...The F1 sessions
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