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Hamilton's titles hopes hang by thread in Brazil

Nov.13 Lewis Hamilton's title hopes are hanging by a thread in Brazil. Although quickest in qualifying ahead of Saturday's final sprint race of 2021, the seven time world champion will slide five places down the grid on Sunday due to an engine change. 'We have degradation of the engine and its power wasn't going to stop dropping until the end of the season,' team boss Toto Wolff said. 'If we had kept the engine, we would not have been competitive in Saudi Arabia and Abu Dhabi.' Red Bull's Max Verstappen was some four tenths slower, but will start from pole on Sunday. 'Naturally when they take a new engine they have more power for the weekend,' said the Dutchman. An even bigger headache...
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