(Eds: With AP Photos.) By CHRIS LINES AP Sports Writer Formula One arrives in Singapore this week for its annual night race with Sebastian Vettel racing toward a fourth-straight championship and attention turning toward the combustible situation at Ferrari.
Vettel's win in the previous two races at Belgium and Italy has put the Red Bull driver 53 points clear atop the standings. It only appears a matter of when, rather than if, the German will wrap up the 2013 title.
The biggest news since the race in Monza has been Ferrari's signing of Lotus' Kimi Raikkonen to a two-year contract, starting next season. The return of the Finn to Maranello, where he was ousted after 2009 to make way for the arrival of Fernando Alonso, has set up a potentially fractious rivalry with the Spaniard and pushed Felipe Massa toward the exit.
Raikkonen will not accept the secondary role that Massa played to Alonso for the past four years, and many are already predicting trouble as Alonso is not accustomed...