Brazilian GP: Nasr allows Sauber to overtake Manor in the championship


Career dream for Felipe Nasr, who justified his season with an excellent ninth place in the Grand Prix of Brazil. Position that, in addition, it allows Sauber to overtake Manor in the constructors ‘ championship and, with this, receive a financial compensation considerably higher in 2017.

Felipe Nasr was flawless and committed no errors in a day that’s how easy was that. “it Was incredible, like a dream come true, I could not have imagined a better way to get those two points in the home Grand Prix. It was a difficult race for all the world, in difficult conditions, but I was able to keep the car on track and keep at bay some of the fastest cars, ” said the Sauber at the end of the race.

The team had many races trying to get to the points to avoid the last place of the overall standings and, with the two points of Nasr at Interlagos, the objective has been met, entering also in the top ten and, therefore, having access to greater financial remuneration from the commercial rights. “it Has been some time since I scored for the last time in Formula 1, I feel great, tastes like a victory. By the difficult situation we are going through, being that all the merecíamos”.


Philip came rolling in sixth in the race before the Red Bull and Nico Hülkenberg to recover from their respective drawbacks, but the rain and the accidents were not enough to stop the race definitely, something that the brazilian would not have minded at all. “I Expected the race was ended prematurely, as we were later, but I am still super satisfied. I’m happy for the team, the two points will give us an extra motivation and for the championship is super important”.

Marcus Ericsson failed to finish the Grand Prix after suffering an accident on lap 14 that damaged enough to his car to leave.