10 moments that decided the 2018 F1 title

10 moments that decided the 2018 F1 title

A world championship isn't won and lost on the day it is finally sealed, and the tale of the 2018 battle between Hamilton and Vettel had far more twists in it than a title sealed with two races to spare would suggest

Lewis Hamilton sealed his fifth world championship with fourth place in the Mexican Grand Prix, capping a remarkable run of seven wins in eight races that blew Sebastian Vettel's title bid out of the water.

Winning the championship with two races to go seemed unlikely for much of the season, with Hamilton and Vettel exchanging the points lead several times before the mighty run of success began.

To continue reading this feature...

You must have an AUTOSPORT+ subscription. Prices start from just $1.50 per week and give you full unrestriced access to all news and features. View package options? Magazine subscriber?


from just $1.50 per week

  • Get unlimited access to AUTOSPORT with news and views from the paddock
  • Enjoy AUTOSPORT+: subscriber-only analysis, comment and top-quality pictures
  • Explore every F1 stat in the world’s best motorsport database

Pay as you go

Read this feature right now for just