Watch: Those final eight laps in the 2008 Brazilian Grand Prix

14-11-2019 12:34
by Matt Gretton
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It's one of the best moments in Formula 1 history post-2000. In the 2008 edition of the Brazilian Grand Prix, Lewis Hamilton and Felipe Massa were fighting for their first F1 world championships and it resulted in this drama that became one of the greatest sporting moments. 

Hamilton needed to finish in fifth place if his Ferrari rival was to win the race. Massa did win the race and his family started to celebrate. But Timo Glock had some trouble on the final lap meaning Hamilton could clinch enough points to win his first world championship in McLaren colours. Relive the final eight laps of the race in this video. 

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