It's not a case of deja vu for Vettel

It's not a case of deja vu for Vettel

Sebastian Vettel's route to the 2012 title seems familiar, but as Edd Straw explains, we will see how he performs under very different pressures in the remaining four races of the season

Sounds familiar, doesn't it? Sebastian Vettel is leading the drivers' championship and Red Bull has the best car. But while the superficial details are largely the same, Vettel's path to a possible third consecutive title has been very different to that of either of his previous two. So, too, will his journey to a possible third crown over the final four races of the 2012 season.

One of the great joys of watching the career of someone like Vettel, as with all the great drivers - not least title rival Fernando Alonso - is seeing how they react in various extreme situations. With subtly different pressures to deal with, we learn a little more about what they are made of with every crunch race. After all, when it comes to elite sport, it's as much a mental game when you're gunning for the final fraction of a per cent that makes the difference between winning and losing.

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