Rain forecast for Brazil

Frequent showers could throw a spanner in the works for the drivers and teams at this weekend's Brazilian Grand Prix

Rain forecast for Brazil

CNN has predicted cloudy weather for both Saturday's qualifying session and Sunday's race.

Meanwhile, BBC forecasts rain for both, despite temperatures reaching 26c and remaining humid throughout the weekend.

Ferrari duo Michael Schumacher and Rubens Barrichello may benefit the most from rain.

Both drivers are regarded as wet weather experts.

Barrichello started on pole position in his Jordan Hart for the 1994 Belgian Grand Prix after qualifying in the wet.

Michael Schumacher blitzed the opposition at the same venue in 1998, before crashing out during the race following a collision with David Coulthard.

Meanwhile, Ferrari's rivals McLaren, Jordan and Jaguar will be hoping for better fortune following a pointless Australian Grand Prix.

Williams and British American Racing will be hoping for a repeat of their performances at Melbourne.

Ralf Schumacher finished third for Williams, while Jacques Villeneuve and Ricardo Zonta came in fourth and sixth respectively for BAR.

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