Lewis Hamilton is on the verge of his fourth F1 world championship after a serene victory in the US GP ahead of Sebastian Vettel.
Its just remaining three races and a maximum 75 points left to play for, Hamilton leads nearest title rival Vettel – who finished second after being let through by Ferrari team-mate Kimi Raikkonen in the latter stages – by 66 points.
Hamilton who on his own art just require to make it up to Fifth position in next week’s Mexican GP whivh will make him to become only the fifth driver in F1 history to claim a fourth championship.
Not that Mercedes were short of reason to celebrate on Sunday night as Hamilton’s victory confirmed their fourth successive Constructors’ Championship. It would be a major surprise if Hamilton isn’t crowned as the world’s fastest driver in 2017 next Sunday.