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Stats: Alonso's Interlagos jinx

As Sebastian Vettel chases a ninth straight win, Fernando Alonso has his own, less enviable, F1 record at Interlagos. Stats wizard MICHELE MERLINO investigates a history of near-misses in Brazil

As Sebastian Vettel strives to secure an indisputable Formula 1 record of nine consecutive grand prix victories in Brazil this weekend, Fernando Alonso will be trying to avoid extending a less enviable statistical run.

He has taken seven podium finishes at Interlagos without ever winning the race. That's the most podiums at a single track that any driver has achieved without triumphing there.

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