Will F1 have a three-way fight to the end of 2019?
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Will F1 have a three-way fight to the end of 2019?

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While Formula 1's technical race is slowing as minds turn towards 2020, recent developments should at least ensure an entertaining scrap between Mercedes, Ferrari and Red Bull to the end of the campaign

You can count the races left on this year's Formula 1 calendar on one hand. Now that the 2019 Russian Grand Prix is, team orders controversy and all, consigned to the history books, there's just five races left. While the drivers' championship appears to be all but a foregone conclusion, with Lewis Hamilton edging closer to his sixth title, there's still a lot to play for.

Those five final rounds will take place over two months in three different continents, rendering Phileas Fogg's efforts to traverse the world in 80 days look leisurely in comparison.

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