Is Hamilton poised to end his Interlagos curse?

Is Hamilton poised to end his Interlagos curse?

Lewis Hamilton has never won at Interlagos before. If he doesn't do so on Sunday, Nico Rosberg will probably be champion. But is there any fundamental reason why Hamilton has struggled in Brazil? And does his Friday pace change things?

Lewis Hamilton has not won the Brazilian Grand Prix in 10 attempts, and has just one pole position to his name at Interlagos. It's the only track on the current calendar, barring new arrival Baku, where he hasn't tasted victory.

The question is, does that mean anything at all on what is another must-win weekend for Hamilton, or is it just a coincidence? After all, if he doesn't win, chances are Mercedes team-mate Nico Rosberg will. And if Rosberg wins, he's world champion.

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