Lewis Hamilton on track at the 2018 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix.

Lewis Hamilton converted pole to victory ahead of Sebastian Vettel.

Lewis Hamilton on track at the 2018 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix.

Mercedes’s fifth consecutive front-row lockout in Abu Dhabi is an F1 record.

Lewis Hamilton on track at the 2018 Brazilian Grand Prix.

Mercedes claimed its fifth title after Hamilton inherited victory from a spun-out Verstappen.

Sebastian Vettel congratulates Lewis Hamilton after the 2018 Mexican Grand Prix.

But Vettel admitted that defeat in Mexico was hard to stomach.

Lewis Hamilton finsihes the 2018 Mexican Grand Prix in fourth place.

A difficult fourth place was enough for Hamilton to seal his fifth world title.

Lewis Hamilton waves to fans after qualifying third at the 2018 Mexican Grand Prix.

Hamilton is odds-on to win the title tomorrow — so long as he makes it through the first corner.

Force India deliberately targeted a Q2 elimination to win free tyre choice for the start of the race.

Daniel Ricciardo and Max Verstappen aren’t worried about mutually assured destruction in Mexico.

Daniel Ricciardo celebrates pole at the 2018 Mexican Grand Prix.

It’s Ricciardo’s first pole outside Monaco and RBR’s first front-row lockout in almost five years.

Sebastian Vettel on track during practice at the 2018 Mexican Grand Prix.

Sebastian Vettel says understanding the tyres will be key to turning around Ferrari’ poor practice pace.