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Such a shame there isn't a livery-design version of Adrian Newey.
Sebastian Vettel has won the last three races, and he's favourite to win here too. That's not unusual—I believe he's been the bookies' favourite for every race since the start of 2011. Maybe as far back as mid-2010.
His team made a significant performance step at a crucial stage and his rivals just don't have good enough cars to challenge him.
Lotus (normally) don't qualify well, nor do Ferrari. This means they can't utilise their stronger race pace as well as they would like.
McLaren have improved since the start of the year, but they're even further away, leaving Mercedes as probably the best-placed to challenge.
But unfortunately for fans wanting some variety, it's likely they've all but given up on 2013 and are focusing all their efforts on developing 2014's car.
So no big (or even small) performance jumps will be coming from the German squad.
Picking the favourite is boring, but Vettel should win on Sunday.
In the other race (the Korean Grand Prix without Vettel), I'll go for Lewis Hamilton.