Sebastian Vettel’s rivals will be looking to claw back some ground on the reigning world champion in the title battle in this weekend’s Italian Grand Prix, after the German put himself firmly on course to win his fourth straight championship crown with a dominant display at the last race in Belgium.
Following his win at Spa, Vettel heads to Monza – round 12 of the 19-race season – with a 46 point lead over Ferrari’s Fernando Alonso who in turn has Lewis Hamilton in a resurgent Mercedes breathing down his neck in third.
With 25 points handed out for a race win, Vettel is just under two race wins ahead of Alonso. If Vettel manages to extend that lead to 50 points he would...
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