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Brazilian GP race red-flagged after Raikkonen crash

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Raikkonen crashes out on the start-finish straight

Raikkonen crashes out on the start-finish straight

Brazilian Grand Prix Race red-flagged after Kimi Raikkonen crash; race had only just restarted after Marcus Ericsson hit wall.

Lewis Hamilton still leading from Nico Rosberg; Daniel Ricciardo under investigation following pit-lane entry when FIA close pit-entry. Sebastian Vettel spun when fifth; First seven laps spent behind the Safety Car.

“This is just bad, honestly,” Vettel said shortly before the red flag.

Race to restart at 5.21pm

– Race control confirms that all cars must have extreme wet tyres fitted when the race resumes behind the safety car.

Updates from experts

“I think we were all a bit disillusioned when we saw the Safety Car start, but now we’ve seen all these accidents I think we can understand that,” Damon Hill says via Sky Sports F1.

“Charlie Whiting has a very difficult job.”

Ericsson's car spins off and blocks the pit lane entry

Ericsson’s car spins off and blocks the pit lane entry

In-race Penalties

Daniel Ricciardo received a five-second time penalty for entering the pit lane when it was closed by race control, local hero Felipe Massa also handed a five-second penalty for overtaking under the Safety Car… more to follow

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