Max Verstappen won the penultimate Formula One race of the season. The Red Bull driver from the Netherlands prevailed in the Brazilian Grand Prix ahead of Frenchman Pierre Gasly in Toro Rosso. Third place went to world champion Lewis Hamilton in the Mercedes. Sebastian Vettel in his 100th race for Ferrari and his teammate Charles Leclerc fought close to the end of a close duel, both retired after a touch with a puncture.
La Stampa : "Ferrari disaster in Brazil (...) It's not the first time that Vettel and Leclerc had problems together on the track (...) What will be the relationship between the two now?"
Gazzetta dello Sport : "Red Harakiri! Vettel and Leclerc are drowning each other, it could have been expected that this would happen sooner or later, but it would not be fair to blame Ferrari for handling his two star drivers and having a code of conduct, but having two alpha animals under the same roof means you have to expect such incidents. "
Corriere dello Sport : "Ferrari explodes Vettel and Leclerc throw each other out There are defeats that will turn into the worst nightmares The two drivers score double their own goals in Maranello Long remembered at the GP in Brazil is a generational conflict exploding, which will be hard to calm down, Maranello has the right car and good drivers, but no strong team lead. "
The Telegraph : "Sebastian Vettel and Charles Leclerc blamed each other for their recent collision on another pathetic afternoon for Ferrari in Brazil (...) Ferrari team boss Mattia Binotto claimed it was a luxury, two superstars But how long is your partnership? "
The Guardian : "Despite the title, which already belongs to Lewis Hamilton, the 2019 Formula 1 season clearly did not intend to go quietly into the night at the Brazilian Grand Prix, which would be a decent victory for Max Verstappen and Red Bull was a fiercely fought, brilliantly executed victory, while around him a big drama raged in Interlagos, not least because Ferrari once again imploded very publicly. "
Mail : "This fiasco had come to fruition, Charles Leclerc had just surpassed Sebastian Vettel - and with it the rising future the fading present.Then the dignified injured German back and finished the race of the two Ferrari team boss Mattia Binotto looked like one Man, who has to ask thousands of questions, but this one is simply not answered: How can these two alpha animals fit into a house? "
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Red on red: Vettel in front, behind him team-mate Leclerc
Marca : "Max Verstappen won a race that he deserved more than anyone else, and Lewis had the ambition to overtake and lose him, and at the end of the season Mercedes's dominance seems over, and they are suffering too much, even against Red Bull . "
AS : "Another black Sunday for Ferrari."
Sport : "A crazy race, Vettel and Leclerc touch each other, they lead a war, total disaster of Ferrari, what's going on in the Italian team is just not normal."
El Mundo Deportivo : "The theater between Vettel and Leclerc is entering the next round, it's hard to believe how they all get together and retire."
L'Équipe : "The relationship between the two Ferrari drivers has been difficult for the whole season - there will be more suspense after the bang - if Ferrari boss Binotto refuses to make either driver the number one driver, he will get a big headache. "