Lewis Hamilton secured his third F1 drivers title after winning a thirilling race in Austin last weekend. Onto Mexico City this weekend with the return of the Mexican Grand Prix after a 23 year absence

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For the first time in 23 years, Formula One returns to Mexico at a reworked version of the Autodromo Hermanos Rodriguez in Mexico City. The circuit was originally built in 1962 in a public park, and that is not the only similarity to Monza. There are some fast straights and rapid corners, with speeds of over 330 kmh expected down the mile long main straight and, it being the F1 curicut at the highest altitude, engine performance optimised for high speeds.

The current circuit has been heavily revised, but still maintains plenty of the character of the original. However, with no real data from the track, Pirelli has relied instead on computer simulation to prepare for the race and decide which compounds will be most suitable.

The uncertain weather that is affecting a large part of North America during the next week and had a big impact on the US Grand Prix last weekend during Hurricane Patricia or so will clearly have a big influence. Rain is forecast for the whole of this race weekend too.

The track has been designed with overtaking in mind and should really suit the Mercedes power unit, as a track like Monza did but the conditions may lower that impact. As we saw in Austin, in the wet the Red Bulls come into play, grids are jumbled and on the intermediate tyres in particular the Mercedes pair could not pull away from the field.

With Hamilton’s drivers title secured, Vettel and Rosberg are in a fight to secure second place in the championship. With three races of the season to go Vettel leads 251-247. For this race Hamilton is an 8/15 favourite to win his 11th race of the season. Rosberg is 11/4 and Vettel can be backed at 10-1.

Wth each way odds of 1/3 1,2 available that Vettel price is very intersting indeed. After taking a grid penalty in Austin for an engine upgrade he started 13th and finished 3rd. With no penalty likely in Mexico and the Ferrari power unit closer to the Mercedes in inclement weather. In the last seven races, Vettel has two wins and two second places, plus two other podium finishes.

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