It's not a foregone conclusion that Sebastian Vettel and Red Bull will take their fourth consecutive world championship double this year. But after victory in the Belgian Grand Prix, it's very probable.
The Vettel/Red Bull alliance is a force of nature. Since catapulting to the front of the Formula 1 grid amid the major rule change of 2009, the German has won 30 races and three-and-a-half titles, with Mark Webber adding a further nine first-place trophies to the burgeoning cabinet in Milton Keynes that now towers over the reception desk of the factory.
Inevitably, there are a host of critics queuing up to complain they have had it too easy.
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