Juan Pablo Montoya won in his final race for Williams-BMW, beating future McLaren teammate Kimi Raikkonen to capture the Brazilian Grand Prix in Sao Paulo.
In the last race of the season, native son Rubens Barrichello started from the pole for the second straight year and led early, but he finished third in his best performance in 12 attempts at Interlagos. Barrichello's Ferrari teammate, Michael Schumacher, took seventh place.
"It was the first race I led in Brazil in 2001. I thought I could win," Montoya said. "Now it is nice to finish like this."
It was a disappointment for Ferrari, which won 15 of the 18 races this year and had Schumacher, with 13 of those victories, claim his seventh Formula One title.
In Surfers Paradise, Australia, Brazil's Bruno Junqueira spoiled his teammate's bid to clinch the Champ Car drivers' title.
Junqueira won Sunday's Lexmark Indy 300, meaning Newman/Haas teammate Sebastien Bourdais will take a 22-point lead over Junqueira into the season-ending race Nov. 7 in Mexico City.