The dangers revealed by F1's best 'worst' season
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The dangers revealed by F1's best 'worst' season

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OPINION: Lewis Hamilton has been favourite to clinch the 2019 Formula 1 title since well before the halfway stage of the season. But exciting recent races have captivated fans, which has taught the championship some valuable lessons

Ever since Lewis Hamilton hit his stride with a run of four straight victories from the Spanish to the French Grands Prix, there has been little doubt about where this year's Formula 1 drivers' championship title is heading.

Mercedes was so supremely dominant at the start of the campaign and, as Valtteri Bottas has not quite able to find enough to topple his team-mate consistently, it's been clear for some time that only the most remarkable amount of misfortune will stop Hamilton ending the year with a sixth crown.

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