Vettel's job will not be straightforward

Vettel's job will not be straightforward

Sebastian Vettel may be favourite for the title, but Ferrari's pace on Friday and the very high chance of rain on Sunday will make sure the Red Bull driver has to dig deep to leave Brazil with his third crown

Weather forecast: showers towards the end of Saturday but dry qualifying. Sunday rain all day. Therefore probably the only significant part of Friday's bakingly hot afternoon's practice running, with regard to the outcome of the world championship, was the low fuel running on the option tyres.

Any patterns seen in the subsequent long runs are likely to be irrelevant.

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