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Brazilian fans of Formula 1 season finale disappointed

November 3 2008

Brazilian fans who watched the last race world championship of Formula 1 "on track" Interlagos in Sao Paulo, survived on the last lap a few minutes of glee, gave way to disappointment, RIA news from the scene. Brazilian Felipe Massa, who won the final Grand Prix, was literally in a semicircle on the world title when his chief rival and contender for the title Lewis Hamilton of McLaren was in sixth position, which did not allow him to collect the required number of points.

The whole blame was the beginning of the first eight laps to go racing heavy rain forced the pilot to drop again into the pits to change tires. At this point, 85,000 fans in the stands exploded with applause, but the hopes of Brazilians has been stifled. In the last corner last lap Hamilton regained the fifth position, made him world champion as a pilot Toyota Timo Glock, risked until the end to stay on dry rubber, at the end of the race was forced to slow down to stay on track.

Part of the Tribune did not see this point and continued to celebrate Masses. When it became clear that Brazil lost the title on the motor racing track "Interlagos" deathly silence reigned. "The racing and the case - they run only after the checkered flag, and today's stage - another confirmation of this," - said Felipe Massa at a press conference after the race, referring to the Brazilian audience in their native Portuguese. Winner of the Grand Prix of Brazil won the prize, made the sketch of the famous architect Oscar Niemeyer. On the cup depicts a column of the presidential palace in Brasilia Alvorada, encased in an incomplete circle, symbolizing the steering wheel of a racing car.

According to the author, so half a meter a trophy made from a special ecological plastics plant origin, combines the symbols of high technology, Brazil and the "Formula 1". After the ceremony the rain messed things up and made the finals-2008 one of the most interesting and intense in the history of "F-1, went down with a vengeance, and the storm began. Brazilian fans are left in silence racetrack under running water. Many of them mingled with tears.

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