F1 is set for a clash of the titans

F1 is set for a clash of the titans

When Sebastian Vettel was romping to title after title, Lewis Hamilton looked like he may never fulfil his potential. Now Formula 1 is set for an incredible head-to-head between them, says BEN ANDERSON

For many years there remained serious doubt as to whether Lewis Hamilton would ever fully realise the enormous potential he demonstrated when he exploded onto the Formula 1 scene back in 2007.

All drivers will inevitably look back on scores of missed opportunities and 'what ifs', but the fact Hamilton finished the first chapter of his F1 career, at a team as mighty as McLaren, with only one world championship to his name seemed almost scandalous.

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