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Title rivals catching up with Sebastian Vettel after final Italian Grand Prix practice

Sebastian Vettel retained his advantage in practice for the Italian Grand Prix but his rivals were at least a little closer after the final session.

Sebastian Vettel cuts a dash during practice in the Italian Grand Prix yesterday

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Kimi Raikkonen

F1: Kimi Raikkonen eager to put Spa behind him during Italian Grand Prix

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The driver will replace Mark Webber next season

Red Bull have confirmed Daniel Ricciardo will drive for the team next season

Red Bull complete Daniel Ricciardo move

Red Bull have confirmed Daniel Ricciardo will drive for the team next season, replacing Mark Webber.

The Sport Matrix: Tuesday 27 August 2013

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Sebastian Vettel cruised to the 31st win of his Formula One career

F1 Belgian Grand Prix: Red Bull head to Monza happy after easy win

They are still pinching themselves in Milton Keynes, home of the Red Bull Racing team. They have been used to winning races and world championships over the past three seasons – no other team or driver has had a look-in in the drivers’ and constructors’ series since Sebastian Vettel was first crowned in 2010 – but even they were astonished at the ease with which he destroyed opposition from Ferrari and Mercedes at Spa-Francorchamps on Sunday.

Lewis Hamilton will start on pole at the Belgian Grand Prix

F1: Lewis Hamilton eyes Singapore Grand Prix to make next assault on title

The Mercedes driver finished third in Spa

The Sport Matrix: Monday 26 August 2013

Ashes joy but light denies England historic 4-0 victory

Sebastian Vettel cruised to the 31st win of his Formula One career as not even Greenpeace protestors could throw a spanner in the works of the German's Belgian Grand Prix triumph.

Belgian Grand Prix: Sebastian Vettel blows away Lewis Hamilton’s title challenge inside 30 seconds

Championship leader cruises past Briton on first turn and increases his hold on world title

Belgian Grand Prix: Sebastian Vettel wins in Belgium despite protests

Sebastian Vettel cruised to the 31st win of his Formula One career as not even Greenpeace protestors could throw a spanner in the works of the German's Belgian Grand Prix triumph.

Sebastian Vettel in action during the third practice session of the Belgian Grand Prix at Spa-Francorchamps
Sebastian Vettel was quickest in practice at Spa-Francorchamps

Belgian GP: Red Bull door surprisingly reopens for Kimi Raikkonen

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Vettel in action at Spa

F1: Sebastian Vettel fastest during practice for Belgian Grand Prix - but Pirelli tyre issues resurface

Lewis Hamilton over a seconds off the pace in his Mercedes

A Lotus mechanic checks tryes at the track yesterday ahead of this weekend’s Belgian Grand Prix

F1: Kimi Raikkonen ducks grilling over failed Red Bull move

Finn in no-show after snub from Sebastian Vettel's team but Lewis Hamilton still on a high as season resumes

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