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 sits in the drivers press conference at the Malaysian Grand Prix.

Both Sebastian Vettel and Lewis Hamilton insist it’s business as usual in Malaysia despite the title permutations.

Nico Rosberg on track at the 2016 Malaysian Grand Prix.

A win for Lewis Hamilton in Malaysia could have him put one hand on the drivers championship trophy.

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.