Lewis Hamilton says he is fired up for the F1 season finale in Brazil this weekend as he seeks to help Mercedes to wrap up second spot in the Constructors' Championship.

The Briton goes into the Interlagos race weekend also aiming to secure third in the drivers' standings having moved ahead of the absent Kimi Raikkonen thanks to his fourth place finish in Austin last weekend.

Looking ahead to the race in Sao Paulo, Hamilton insisted he couldn't wait to get out on track but admitted that weather conditions could play a major part in how the weekend pans out.

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"It's difficult to believe that the final race of my first season with Mercedes AMG Petronas has come round already as this year seems to have flown by," he said. "We know what we have to achieve this weekend in Sao Paulo and everyone is so fired up to have a good weekend and to be in that second place in the Championship on Sunday afternoon.

"I had a good race in Austin and it felt great to get that under my belt before the end of the season and I'm really looking forward to Brazil. Interlagos is such a unique track in its location and layout, and I have some great memories from previous races there. The passion of the Brazilian fans is amazing and it's fantastic to see their support over the weekend. We'll be hoping for a smooth weekend but it'll be interesting to see how the predicted weather develops."

Mercedes boss Toto Wolff said the team would work hard to wrap up second at Interlagos and insisted there would be no complacency about the weekend ahead.

"We know that races in Interlagos can be unpredictable, both because of the circuit layout and also the weather conditions," he said. "So there is no question of complacency or thinking the job is already done. We will work in our usual calm, efficient way to deliver the potential of both cars and secure second place in the Championship.

"Like always, we will be racing hard to score the maximum number of points possible and end our season on a high."