Nico Rosberg says it would be a fantastic achievement if Mercedes is able to wrap up second in the Constructors' Championship this weekend in Brazil.

The Brackley-based team goes into the F1 season finale at Interlagos with a 15 point lead over Ferrari in the race to end the year as runner-up, and are hot favorites to wrap up the position having outscored the Scuderia in recent races.

Rosberg saw his run of podium finishes end in the USA where he could only finish ninth after a tough qualifying session, but the German said he was confident that Mercedes' campaign would end on a high.

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"The weather forecast for Interlagos looks interesting this weekend and if it does rain, that would be a good opportunity for us as our car is generally quick in the wet," he said. "I'm really looking forward to the weekend and everyone at the team is hoping for a great result to end the season on a high.

"It would be fantastic to achieve second place in the Constructors' Championship to give all of the team here and back at the factories in Brackley and Brixworth an early Christmas present!"

Team boss Ross Brawn agreed that the aim for the weekend had to be on wrapping up second to cap a solid season for the team.

"Our team had a solid rather than spectacular weekend in Austin, which nonetheless improved our position relative to our competitors in the fight for second place in the Constructors' Championship," he said. "Our aim for this weekend is to maintain that second place with a strong showing from Nico and Lewis, and it goes without saying that we would all be delighted if that goal could be achieved."