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.

Sebastian Vettel takes to the wet track during FP2 at the 2017 Japanese Grand Prix.

Vettel beat the rain on Friday to start his Japanese Grand Prix weekend ahead of Lewis Hamilton.

Sebastian Vettel at the 2017 Japanese Grand Prix.

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

Sebastian Vettel on track at the 2017 Malaysian Grand Prix.

Sebastian Vettel salvaged fourth place from last on the grid in Malaysia while Hamilton finished second.

Sebastian Vettel talks with an engineer at the 2017 Malaysian Grand Prix.

Sebastian Vettel isn’t letting his evaporating title hopes get him down in Malaysia.

Sebastian Vettel on track during wet Friday practice at the 2017 Malaysian Grand Prix.

Sebastian Vettel is determined to bounce back from his Singapore disaster in mixed Malaysian conditions.

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.

Lewis Hamilton celebrates on the 2017 Singapore Grand Prix podium.

Vettel’s championship deficit to Hamilton exploded from three points to 28 after crashing on the first lap in Singapore.

Sebastian Vettel in his Ferrari at the 2017 Singapore Grand Prix.

Sebastian Vettel blitzed qualifying to start from pole, while Lewis Hamilton will start from fifth.