With the final month of the year around the corner, where most in India and all over the world will decide to ‘Keep CALM And SUNBURN– the Formula1 2012 season is coming to an almighty close.

No Football, No Samba, Just F1

For the final F1 Grand Prix of the year, the GRANDE PRÊMIO PETROBRAS DO BRASIL 2012- two Champions will go head-to-head in one final war to determine the winner of the battle, the title of F1 Champion. Interestingly enough, both the drivers are gunning for a third title- automatically entering racing history books alongside the late great Ayrton Senna. Aptly enough, it will all come down to the Interlagos circuit in Brazil- the scene of many last day title battles, and the Home of arguably the greatest F1 racing driver of all time. Sebastian Vettel and Fernando Alonso, for the second time in three years, will take it down to the last day- 2 years after Vettel pulled out a bunny from his hat at Abu Dhabi in 2010 after overturning a 15 point deficit on this last day.

This time, the difference is 13 points- with Alonso looking to be the guy who causes an upset, just like the last Ferrari F1 Champion Kimi Raikkonen did in 2007 (over a choking Hamilton in his first season).

The Interlagos circuit hosted its first Championship Grand Prix in 1973. After successful local racer of the 70s Carlos Pace’s death, the circuit was renamed in his honour (Autodromo Jose Carlos Pace). After the race briefly moved to Rio in the early 80s, Sao Polo got it back during a redevelopment program when Senna burst onto the scene.

There has never been a Brazilian Champion since his death, with Felipe Massa coming to the closest- to within a few seconds- back in 2008, and Rubens Barrichello playing second fiddle for years in the best Ferrari one-two of all time.

Alan Prost leads the number of victories at this circuit- with 6 to his name, followed by Argentine hero Ruetemann and Schumacher with 4 each. Home heroes Felipe Massa and Senna have won 2 each, with Mark Webber winning the 2011 edition after the Championship was done and dusted well before this last Grand Prix. Vettel, with a 2010 victory to his name, will fancy his chances against a weak Ferrari car- with Alonso yet to claim a maiden win at Brazil.

 The Last King Of Brazil

All this might not matter, though, with Felipe Massa looking to reform a horrid season in his most important race. He could be looking to cause a fair bit of unrest in the Red Bull camp, and may hold the key to his teammate’s Championship hopes- with the entire crowd sure to be screaming Scarlett for the final weekend of the F1 season. Also, Ferrari have a lot to fight for, just 13 points ahead of a quicker McLaren-Mercedes team in the Constructors Championship standings, with a race to go. Add to that Lewis Hamilton’s final race for his childhood team, and it all amounts to a momentous day of the 2012 Championship season.

All Vettel must do is finish 4th or higher to win his third successive title, irrespective of Alonso’s position. Sounds simple, but nothing is- especially when most of the other drivers, mentally out of it after a grueling season with not much to fight for- already looking forward to a deserved, long New Year vacation with their families.

Let the lights go out.

оформить заявку на кредитную карту втб 24приватбанк кредитная карта условиякредитная карта ренессанс банк украина онлайнкредитная карта кукуруза отзывы

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

2 − = one

More in Other Sports

  • The Many Resurgences of Roger Federer

    Roger Federer has spent more than half his life as a professional tennis player on the ATP tour. In August this...

    Rahul DesaiMarch 23, 2017
  • The Sports Week That Was and Will Be

    While a bunch of Oscar-nominated contenders make their way into Indian screens on the eve of the 89th Academy Awards –...

    Rahul DesaiFebruary 24, 2017
  • Neymar – The Modern Pele?

    Neymar da Silva Santos Junior, simply known as Neymar, has taken the football world by storm ever since he made his...

    Dharm PatelFebruary 5, 2017
  • Cristiano Ronaldo – Truly the Greatest

    Cristiano Ronaldo is a name everyone is aware of, whether they follow football or not. He just cannot be ignored, the superstar...

    Dharm PatelFebruary 5, 2017
  • Because of Roger Federer

    14 years ago, new to the big city, still in a state of culture shock, I made my way to my...

    Rahul DesaiJanuary 30, 2017
  • Jose Mourinho v Brendan Rodgers

    Two big names in the world of football, are managers Jose Mourinho and Brendan Rodgers. We wish the two "gaffers" a very happy birthday today, as Jose turns...

    Dharm PatelJanuary 26, 2017
  • A Beast Named Luis Suarez

    If you're a football fanatic you certainly know of a half-man, half-beast who goes by the name of Luis Suarez. We wish the footballer a...

    Dharm PatelJanuary 24, 2017
  • Australian Open 2017: Djoker No More

    One of the most dominating streaks in individual sport over the last decade – that of Novak Djokovic’s hold over tennis’s...

    Rahul DesaiJanuary 19, 2017
  • Weekly Roundup: The Week That Was

    On the first “serious” movie week of the year, three films – two Indian, one major Hollywood franchise flick – release...

    Rahul DesaiJanuary 13, 2017

All articles/blogs are intended to inform, entertain and amuse. We make no representations or guarantees about the truth, accuracy or quality of any content.

Copyright 2016 © Bigtree Entertainment Pvt. Ltd. All Rights Reserved

Subscribe To Our Newsletter
Subscribe to our email newsletter today to receive updates on the latest news!
Thank You For Subscribing To Us!

Now get regular updates on the latest entertainment news and style trends.

Providing you with the best of Bollywood, Hollywood, style and more.
Get the best in entertainment, while keeping yourself entertained!
We respect your privacy. Your information is safe and will never be shared.
Don't miss out. Subscribe today.
WordPress Popup