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

With two teams and drivers performing at such a high level, human error with be the decisive factor in the championship fight.

Sebastian Vettel on track at the 2018 German Grand Prix.

Sebastian Vettel beat Valtteri Bottas to win his fifth pole position of the year at the Hockenheimring.

Sebastian Vettel and Kimi Raikkonen at the 2018 British Grand Prix.

Ferrari and Sebastian Vettel turned the tables on home favourite Lewis Hamilton and his Mercedes team.

Sebastian Vettel on track at the 2018 British Grand Prix.

Sebastian Vettel beat Lewis Hamilton in Britain, but the Mercedes driver accused Ferrari of ‘interesting tactics’.

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

Sebastian Vettel hopes to “kill” Mercedes’s Silverstone dominance this weekend.

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

Sebastian Vettel was fastest in the afternoon — but Hamilton’s FP1 time just pipped him.

Sebastian Vettel in the press conference room at the 2018 Austrian Grand Prix.

Penalising leading drivers might be unpopular, but the opposite would be far worse.

Lewis Hamilton and Sebastian Vettel at the 2018 Austrian Grand Prix.

With both drivers operating at such a high level, mistakes rather than stand-out performance will be decisive this year.

Sebastian Vettel celebrates at the 2018 Canadian Grand Prix.

Sebastian Vettel has resumed his place atop the drivers championship standings.

Sebastian Vettel has recaptured the driver’s championship lead after a clinical lights-to-flag victory at the Canadian Grand Prix. Read more on RACER.