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Again, Brazilian GP red-flagged due to heavy rain

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cxjk4kywiaeqw5xBrazilian Grand Prix red-flagged for second time due to heavy rain; Initially race was red-flagged following Kimi Raikkonen crash; the battle had only just restarted after Marcus Ericsson hit wall.

Lewis Hamilton still leading from Nico Rosberg; 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 resume at 6.02pm

– 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.”

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.

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