Rating the title contenders' chances

Rating the title contenders' chances

The championship situation changed completely following the Korean Grand Prix, but five drivers are still in the hunt for the title with two races left. Adam Cooper rates their chances ahead of the Brazilian GP

The Korean GP was an amazing event in its own right, but its real importance was the twist it gave to the world championship battle. For months we've watched as the fortunes of the five contenders have fluctuated on a race-by-race basis, with winners and losers always cautioning that there's a long way to go.

But Korea was a landmark not only because Fernando Alonso got himself into the lead, but because he is now in a position to win the title in Brazil. That would be good news for both the Spaniard and Ferrari, but it would end our hopes of having an exciting conclusion in Abu Dhabi.

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