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    WATCH: Maiden podiums, an all-Ferrari crash and a brilliant Verstappen win – relive the thrilling 2019 Brazilian Grand Prix

    Interlagos returns to the calendar after a year away and we're excited. After watching highlights of the 2019 Brazilian Grand Prix, you'll see exactly why...

    Brazil 2019 was an absolutely enthralling race and the action began in relatively calm fashion, Max Verstappen getting away cleanly from pole position while title contenders Lewis Hamilton and Sebastian Vettel followed.

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    OK, there was a collision between Daniel Ricciardo and Kevin Magnussen early on but that was nothing compared to what happened at the end of the race...

    Spoilers ahead: Ferrari's Vettel and team mate Charles Leclerc collided into Turn 4, leaving them both out of the race and bringing out a Safety Car. Cue much more intense action, including a Hamilton-Alex Albon clash, a drag race between the champion and Pierre Gasly, and podium triumph for Carlos Sainz – well after the actual podium ceremony had played out.

    Watch the epic Brazilian GP in the video player above.