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.

Red Bull Racing may have dominate practice at the Mexican Grand Prix, but Daniel Ricciardo says he isn’t naive enough to think Mercedes and Ferrari won’t join the battle for pole tomorrow.

Lewis Hamilton an track during practice at the 2018 Mexican Grand Prix.

Mercedes needs to improve “lots of different things” to vie for pole at the Mexican Grand Prix.

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.