The greatest Formula One championship battles


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Sebastian Vettel rode a rollercoaster of a Brazilian Grand Prix to becoming the youngest three-time Formula One world champion as the title race went down to the wire against rival Fernando Alonso.

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There have been some great battles over the years from Jim Clark, Jackie Stewart and Graham Hill in 1965 to Ayrton Senna against Alain Prost in 1989.

We look back at some classic Formula One tussles that saw competitive rivalry turn into fierce battle.