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F1 results: Who won the Brazilian Grand Prix on Sunday afternoon

The Brazilian Grand Prix wraps up F1’s swing through the Western Hemisphere. We break down who wins on Sunday along with their odds heading into the race.

Background: SAO PAULO, BRAZIL - NOVEMBER 17: Pierre Gasly of France driving the (10) Scuderia Toro Rosso STR14 Honda leads Lewis Hamilton of Great Britain driving the (44) Mercedes AMG Petronas F1 Team Mercedes W10 as the chequered flag is waved during the F1 Grand Prix of Brazil at Autodromo Jose Carlos Pace on November 17, 2019 in Sao Paulo, Brazil. Photo by Mark Thompson/Getty Images

1:35 p.m. update: Hamilton wins the Brazilian Grand Prix. Verstappen finishes second and Bottas finishes third. Full results listed in the table below.

1:20 p.m. update: Hamilton captured the lead on turn 4 of lap 59.

1:08 p.m. update: It remains Verstappen vs. Hamilton and things might get chippy. On lap 48, Hamilton was nearly parallel to Verstappen and pushed him wide. Both ended up off the track and Verstappen maintained his lead by the time they got back on the track.

12:35 p.m. update: It’s once again Verstappen vs. Hamilton. After starting in the tenth position, Hamilton worked his way up and passed Pérez on lap 19 to move into the second position behind Verstappen. It will likely be the two of them most of the rest of the way.

12:05 p.m. update: It didn’t take long for Max Verstappen to take the lead in São Paulo. On turn 2 of the first lap, he moved past Valtteri Bottas into the lead. Bottas slipped wide and that allowed Sergio Pérez to move into second place.

Formula One is racing in São Paulo on Sunday in the 2021 Brazilian Grand Prix. It is the circuit’s last race in the Western Hemisphere, following the Mexican and US Grand Prix races. F1 heads to the Middle East for the final three races of the season.

The Brazilian Grand Prix gets underway at noon ET on ESPN. We’ll have a full rundown of the winner and other podium finishers when the race wraps up closer to 2 p.m. In the meantime, here are some notable odds we’ll look to compare the finishers with this afternoon.

F1 points leader Max Verstappen entered the week as the favorite at DraftKings Sportsbook and remains the favorite on race day. It is notable, however, that Verstappen has seen his odds slim vs. Lewis Hamilton. Verstappen and Hamilton opened race week at -190 and +225, respectively. On Sunday, Verstappen is now -105 and Hamilton is +195.

Hamilton had a messy week that resulted in him starting tenth on Sunday, but all things considered, he likely entered Sunday with some confidence. He won the pole on Friday for Saturday’s sprint race but got bumped to the back of the pack due to a technical disqualification. He impressed on Saturday, moving all the way up from 20th to fifth, but had a previously-assessed five-spot grid penalty that moved him to tenth on Sunday.

The biggest mover coming into race day was Valtteri Bottas. He claimed the pole after Hamilton’s Friday disqualification and improved from +1800 to +270. He is also -250 to finish on the podium. Verstappen is -400 and Hamilton is -250. Sergio Pérez is +155 to get on the podium.

Oddsmakers have the winner securing victory by a decent-sized margin. A winning margin over eight seconds is -130, under four seconds is +250, and between four and eight seconds is +275.

Below is the full list of opening and race day odds, along with starting position. We’ll add in final race position when the Brazilian Grand Prix comes to a close.

2021 Brazilian Grand Prix, odds

Driver Final position Opening odds Race day odds Starting position
Driver Final position Opening odds Race day odds Starting position
Lewis Hamilton 1 +225 +195 10
Max Verstappen 2 -190 -105 2
Valtteri Bottas 3 +1800 +270 1
Sergio Perez 4 +1400 +2500 4
Charles Leclerc 5 +5000 +8000 6
Carlos Sainz 6 +6500 +6500 3
Pierre Gasly 7 +5000 +13000 7
Esteban Ocon 8 +30000 +25000 8
Fernando Alonso 9 +25000 +30000 12
Lando Norris 10 +5000 +8000 5
Sebastian Vettel 11 +25000 +25000 9
Kimi Raikkonen 12 +50000 +50000 18
George Russell 13 +10000 +50000 17
Antonio Giovinazzi 14 +50000 +50000 13
Yuki Tsunoda 15 +30000 +50000 15
Nicholas Latifi 16 +50000 +80000 16
Nikita Mazepin 17 +50000 +80000 20
Mick Schumacher 18 +50000 +80000 19
Daniel Ricciardo 19 +6500 +25000 11
Lance Stroll 20 +30000 +50000 14

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