On to Brazil.
Formula One takes its championship duel between Red Bull's Sebastian Vettel and Ferrari's Fernando Alonso to the season-ending race in Sao Paolo this week after those two finished second and third Sunday at the U.S. Grand Prix won by McLaren's Lewis Hamilton.
Vettel could have wrapped up his third consecutive championship with a win and a poor performance by Alonso, but the German hasn't clinched anything yet. By finishing second, Vettel at least picked up three points on Alonso and now leads by 13 heading to South America with a chance to make history and do a little samba if he does.
If the 25-year-old Vettel wins another world championship, he'll join Michael Schumacher and Juan Manuel Fangio as the only drivers to win three in a row.
After Sunday's race, Vettel sounded comfortable with the lead and his chances of winning again.
''We've been very quick in Brazil the last couple of years, so plenty to look forward to,'' said Vettel, who won in Brazil in 2010 and...