Hamilton zooming in on sixth title in the Americas
Sole rival and Mercedes teammate Valtteri Bottas is 64 points behind and Lewis Hamilton needs to score 14 points more than the Finn.
Ferrari had enjoyed a front row lock-out in a rare morning qualifying session caused by Typhoon Hagibis but their race unravelled right at the start.61 days ago
Ferrari have won the last three races, however, and also racked up three pole positions in a row. Hamilton and Bottas failed to finish on the podium at the previous round in Singapore.77 days ago