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Wednesday, 28th September 2011
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Japanese Grand Prix could see Vettel cruise to World Championship

Japan is set to become the focus of the Formula 1 racing world in just under two weeks' time as Sebastian Vettel looks to secure back-to-back World Championship titles.

Vettel has enjoyed his previous visits to the Suzuka circuit in Suzuka City, having won the previous two Grand Prix races in Japan.

Motor racing fans will be out in force too, with Vettel only needing to finish in the top nine to secure a second World Championship.

For now though, the 24-year-old is staying cautious about his chances. 

"Obviously it should not be a problem but it's over when it's over and not before," he said. 

"In sports there have been a lot of stories written, and this one also has to wait to be closed first."

Jensen Button, Fernando Alonso and Mark Webber trail Vettel by a significant margin going into the Japanese Grand Prix in Suzuka, with the German enjoying a 124 point lead over his closest rival.

The last two seasons with Red Bull Racing have seen Sebastian Vettel dominate the sport with 14 wins and 23 pole positions. 

Written by Mark Smith