Will Jenson be dancing a samba on Sunday?

Comedy dances, a nail-biting three-way fight for the title and Interlagos's unpredictability factor - there'll be a lot to keep us entertained this weekend in Brazil

When I won the Brazilian Grand prix back in 2001 I made a lame attempt at a samba on the podium, and the real question this year is, who will be dancing after the race? There's no question that Rubens Barrichello will be doing his usual comedy gyrations on the podium if he finally wins his home grand prix at the 17th attempt, but even if he does, Jenson Button could do enough to clinch the title if he is second or third.

My gut feeling is that the upgrades Red Bull introduced in Singapore will allow it to set the pace, although it's not clear whether Brawn has some upgrades up its sleeve.

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