Mexico City — Lewis Hamilton won his fourth Formula One world championship in Mexico in 2017 and it will come as a shock if he does not also wrap up his fifth at the capital’s Hermanos Rodriguez circuit this weekend. The Mercedes driver will want to do it with rather more determination and style this time, even if he is still taking nothing for granted and warning against complacency. Last time, the Briton — now 70 points clear of Ferrari’s Sebastian Vettel with three rounds remaining — finished ninth and was lapped in a high-altitude race won by Red Bull’s young Dutchman Max Verstappen. If Verstappen were to repeat the feat, and that cannot be ruled out, Hamilton would be champion anyway. That is because Vettel can only take the title by winning all the remaining races and hoping his British rival fails to score the five points needed to put the championship to bed. Seventh on Sunday would do the trick for Hamilton but the 33-year-old, who admitted to thinking strategically in the ...

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