Who needs to do what to win the world title
Hamilton leads team mate Nico Rosberg by 17 points going into the double-points season-ending race next weekend - here’s where he need to finish to be champion: First or second. Third, fourth or fifth if Rosberg fails to win. Sixth with Rosberg out of the top two. Seventh or eighth with Rosberg not in the top three. Ninth and Rosberg is not in the top four. Tenth (or lower) and Rosberg is no higher than sixth. Rosberg will be champion if: He wins and Hamilton is not second. He finishes second and Hamilton is not in the top five. He is third and Hamilton is out of the top six. He is fourth and Hamilton is no higher than ninth He is fifth and Hamilton is no higher than 10th. Rosberg cannot win the world title if he finishes in sixth position or lower.