Lewis Hamilton takes the chequered flag at the 2017 united States Grand Prix.

Mercedes has beaten Ferrari to the 2017 constructors championship at the United States Grand Prix.

Lewis Hamilton on track at the 2017 United States Grand Prix

Lewis Hamilton and Sebastian Vettel share the front row of the grid for the United States Grand Prix.

Sebastian Vettel climbs out of his car at the 2017 Japanese Grand Prix.

Sebastian Vettel’s title dreams are over after a horror six weeks of competition for Ferrari.

Sebastian Vettel at the 2017 Japanese Grand Prix.

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

Max Verstappen, Lewis Hamilton and Daniel Ricciardo celebrate on the podium with Mercedes strategist James Vowels on the podium of the 2017 Japanese Grand Prix.

Lewis Hamilton could claim the title in Austin after Vettel retired with engine problems in Japan.

Jolyon Palmer speaks to reporters at the 2017 Japanese Grand Prix.

Jolyon Palmer will leave Renault on Monday in search for more accepting pastures in F1 or out.

Romain Grosjean speaks to reporters at the 2017 Japanese Grand Prix.

Romain Grosjean is at a loss to explain how his Haas car snapped away from his so suddenly during Q1.

Daniel Ricciardo in his garage at the 2017 Japanese Grand Prix.

Red Bull Racing doesn’t believe another race-winning performance is on the cars in Japan.

Lewis Hamilton cruises at the 2017 Japanese Grand Prix.

Lewis Hamilton looks set to dominate the Japanese Grand Prix after blitzing qualifying at Suzuka.