Form guide: it's Vettel vs Rosberg if it rains

Form guide: it's Vettel vs Rosberg if it rains

If the Brazilian Grand Prix takes place in the dry, then Friday's practice sessions were completely irrelevant. But if, as expected, the weekend is wet, it will be Nico Rosberg fighting the Red Bulls, as MARK HUGHES explains

All we really know from extensive wet running throughout Friday in Brazil is that Nico Rosberg and Sebastian Vettel are very comfortable in their respective Mercedes and Red Bull in such conditions. With a strong possibility of rain on both Saturday and Sunday, this may turn out to be highly relevant.

Rosberg headed both sessions but it was the second that was probably more impressive in that he shaded Vettel when running on the same tyre at the same time. Rosberg's 1m27.3s on intermediates shaded Vettel by a couple of tenths, with both out there for the last half-dozen laps of a track that was improving only slightly.

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