Sebastian Vettel at the 2017 Japanese Grand Prix.

There’s a lot more to Ferrari’s imminent title defeat than mechanical unreliability.

Sebastian Vettel at the 2017 Japanese Grand Prix.

The Asian leg of the 2017 season will likely decide the outcome of the championship.

Felipe Massa in his garage at the 2017 Malaysian Grand Prix.

Felipe Massa is up against some strong competition for his 2018 Williams drive. Does he stand a chance?

Sebastian Vettel and Kimi Raikkonen at the 2017 Hungarian Grand Prix.

Vettel’s best chance of winning the title lies with Raikkonen taking points off Hamilton.

Red Bull Racing principal Christian Horner, McLaren executive director Zak Brown, and Renault Sport managing director Cyril Abiteboul at the 2017 Singapore Grand Prix.

Red Bull Racing’s history with Renault suggests it probably isn’t.

McLaren executive director Zak Brown.

McLaren’s switch to Renault is riskier than it may first appear.

Esteban Ocon leads Force India teammate Sergio Perez at the 2017 Belgian Grand Prix.

Can Sergio Perez and Esteban Ocon coexist at Force India any longer?

Fernando Alonso in his garage at the Hungarian Grand Prix.

Fernando Alonso’s future might rest with Red Bull more than it does McLaren or Honda.

Sebastian Vettel, Valtteri Bottas and Lewis Hamilton at the Austrian Grand Prix.

Formula One returns with the Belgian Grand Prix on 27 August.

Sebastian Vettel celebrates victory on his way to the 2017 Hungarian Grand Prix podium.

The 2017 season so far has delivered more than we could have expected this time last year.