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F1 title win for unlucky Lewis Hamilton would be his greatest, says Jenson Button

Formula One - Japanese Grand Prix - Suzuka Circuit, Japan

Jenson Button views the Formula One title race with the wistful gaze of the non-contender. He is in 15th place with 19 points, 269 behind the leader, Nico Rosberg. He was a champion once, in 2009, and with 300 races behind him his opinion is meaningful as Rosberg and Lewis Hamilton do battle over the final races of the season, starting with Sunday’s Japanese Grand Prix.

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Formula One F1 - U.S. Grand Prix - Circuit of the Americas, Austin, Texas, U.S.

Nico Rosberg holds aces over Lewis Hamilton ahead of Mexican Grand Prix

Touch, speed, aggression, all tempered by pitch-perfect judgment of the briefest moments have defined some of the greatest drivers in Formula One but the latter, perhaps more so than in any sport, must sometimes ride pillion to blind luck. Both have been key factors in determining how the world championship title fight has evolved this season and one or the other will yet be key here in Mexico.

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Lewis Hamilton v Nico Rosberg: how friendship turned to fiercest of rivalries

The destination of the 2016 Formula One world championship has already been decided in the uncompromising mind of Lewis Hamilton. The final, title-deciding race of the season here on Sunday, which has brought an international media circus to this gaudy oasis in the desert of the United Arab Emirates, is but a backdrop to his remarkable self-belief.

Formula One - F1 - Abu Dhabi Grand Prix

Lewis Hamilton holds fire on Mercedes’ decision to swap mechanics

Lewis Hamilton is still smarting at the decision by Mercedes to switch the mechanics working on his and team-mate Nico Rosberg’s cars at the start of this season – but, as he prepares for Sunday’s Abu Dhabi Grand Prix, the last race of the season that will decide which of them win the world title, he said that he will not make his true feelings felt for a while.