There is still plenty of work to do if he is to break that streak, even if Hamilton is well ahead of where he was this time past year when he went into the August shutdown 14 points adrift of Vettel. I was just talking about his race. But I was next to him on the inside. I'm really happy for Lewis.
Bottas put up a sterling defensive job to ensure that Hamilton could comfortably build his lead, in turn frustrating Vettel, who estimated he could lap up to 1.5s faster.
"We didn't have the position that we needed given our speed", Vettel said. Daniel Ricciardo started in 12th but clawed his way through the field to demonstrate the pace of the Red Bull.
"You see the teamwork me and Valtteri had, it worked pretty well", he said, pointing to the start and opening lap when they fended off a concerted Ferrari attack.
Despite suffering setbacks at the last two races, Sebastian Vettel is still confident he can deliver Ferrari its first drivers' championship since 2007.
Also in this season, he set the record for the most pole positions in a debut season (6), he notched up the most consecutive podium finishes starting from debut (9), as well as setting the record for becoming the youngest championship leader at 22 years and 126 days at the 2007 Spanish Grand Prix.
"A lot can happen moving forward but what's really important is that we continue to keep up the pressure and keep working as we have done until now".
Kimi Raikkonen admitted over the weekend that it is "up to the team" whether he stays next year.
I was at an event where a few select customers of Mercedes-Benz were able to spend time with him, as well as with Toto Wolff, the team's executive director, and Lewis's team-mate, Valtteri Bottas.
"So you sort of know but you don't know because, Lewis" information, they don't call us and say: "Our tyres still look good, you can come in earlier.' That's not how it works".
"We came here knowing that the Ferrari would be really quick this weekend", Hamilton said shortly after getting out of his vehicle.
This was the fourth time this season that Verstappen has failed to finish, and Red Bull team principal Christian Horner blamed the Renault engine as being substandard. So I hope that this year, and I think this year has shown so far that our vehicle is more efficient, our auto is stronger and still has a lot of potential to unleash - so I'm quite confident with what's sitting in the pipeline that we can improve.
"We couldn't have expected this... I was lucky the auto was not broken and I could carry on".
So, when asked if 2018 will finally be his year to add a fifth title to his tally and his first wearing red, the German answered: "I don't know".
Officers have gone to homes of several people reported missing and found that cars were gone - a strong indication they fled. Some 536 structures have been destroyed, with a count by the Associated Press finding that at least 300 of those are homes.
Following the incident, Israel's Education Minister Naftali Bennett said Ahed Tamimi deserved to "finish their lives in prison". The Israelis viewed the incident, relayed by her mother live on Facebook , as a staged provocation.
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The Red Devils have made three new acquisitions so far this summer after having tied up deals for Diogo Dalot, Fred and Lee Grant. But none of that money has gone on defenders, though they did spend £75m on Virgil van Dijk in January.
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There have been a host of theories about why the plane disappeared, ranging from an accident to a hijacking or even a terror plot. The co-pilot's flight simulator was seized from his home but investigators concluded there was nothing suspicious on it.
As a result of his plea agreement, all charges in this case were dismissed and he will be testifying against Manafort. Ellis, has said that he doesn't think it will need to go longer than three weeks and would like it to wrap up in two.
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Trump claims you need ID to buy groceries. You do not
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Apple Needs iPhone Prices to Stay Dialed Up
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State AG Ferguson to file lawsuit over 3D-printed guns
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Giuliani Wants Public To Hear Cohen Tapes
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