Valtteri Bottas and Lewis Hamilton set the pace in practice for the Brazilian Grand Prix, keeping Mercedes with the edge in the fight for the constructors’ championship. Bottas had a lap of 1 minute, 08.846 seconds in the second practice session at the Sao Paulo circuit, with world champion Hamilton 0.003 seconds behind. Ferrari’s Sebastian Vettel finished third, 0.073 seconds from Bottas. The Red Bulls of Daniel Ricciardo and Max Verstappen ended in fourth and fifth places, respectively. Mercedes leads Ferrari in the constructor’s championship by 55 points.