Sebastian Vettel congratulates Lewis Hamilton after the 2018 Mexican Grand Prix.

But Vettel admitted that defeat in Mexico was hard to stomach.

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.

Sebastian Vettel has come to terms with his just-about-lost 2018 championship.

Sebastian Vettel on track during practice at the 2018 United States Grand Prix.

Sebastian Vettel will drop three places on the USA grid after speeding under red flags.

Sebastian Vettel in his garage at the 2018 Japanese Grand Prix.

Sebastian Vettel has concede Ferrari just hasn’t been good enough to beat Mercedes.

Sebastian Vettel in his garage at the 2018 Japanese Grand Prix.

Sebastian Vettel has refused to blame anyone for the tyre bungle that put him out of pole contention in Japan.

Sebastian Vettel in the Japanese Grand Prix paddock.

Sebastian Vettel’s Japanese Grand Prix might rely on aggressive strategy after a demoralising Friday in Suzuka.

There’s plenty of interest in this year’s Russian Grand Prix beyond the appearance of Vladimir Putin.

Sebastian Vettel’s title destiny is still in his hands, but only just.

Has Sebastian Vettel reached his ceiling in his battle with Lewis Hamilton?