Verstappen set to win a second straight F1 season title


              Red Bull driver Sergio Perez of Mexico powers his car during first practice session for the Japanese Formula One Grand Prix at the Suzuka Circuit in Suzuka, central Japan, Friday, Oct. 7, 2022. (AP Photo/Toru Hanai)
            
              Haas driver Mick Schumacher of Germany walks at the paddock prior to the Japanese Formula One Grand Prix at the Suzuka Circuit in Suzuka, central Japan, Friday, Oct. 7, 2022. (AP Photo/Toru Hanai)
            
              Red Bull driver Max Verstappen of the Netherlands speaks to media before the Japanese Formula One Grand Prix at the Suzuka Circuit in Suzuka, central Japan, Thursday, Oct. 6, 2022. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)
            
              Red Bull driver Max Verstappen of the Netherlands speaks to media before the Japanese Formula One Grand Prix at the Suzuka Circuit in Suzuka, central Japan, Thursday, Oct. 6, 2022. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)
            
              Red Bull driver Max Verstappen of the Netherlands powers his car during first practice session for the Japanese Formula One Grand Prix at the Suzuka Circuit in Suzuka, central Japan, Friday, Oct. 7, 2022. (AP Photo/Toru Hanai)
            
              Red Bull driver Max Verstappen of the Netherlands powers his car during first practice session for the Japanese Formula One Grand Prix at the Suzuka Circuit in Suzuka, central Japan, Friday, Oct. 7, 2022. (AP Photo/Toru Hanai)
            
              CORRECTS NAME OF DRIVER: Red Bull driver Sergio Perez of Mexico powers his car during first practice session for the Japanese Formula One Grand Prix at the Suzuka Circuit in Suzuka, central Japan, Friday, Oct. 7, 2022. (AP Photo/Toru Hanai)
            
              Red Bull driver Max Verstappen of the Netherlands coming in to pit area during first practice session for the Japanese Formula One Grand Prix at the Suzuka Circuit in Suzuka, central Japan, Friday, Oct. 7, 2022. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)
            
              Red Bull driver Max Verstappen of the Netherlands looks on at pit area during first practice session for the Japanese Formula One Grand Prix at the Suzuka Circuit in Suzuka, central Japan, Friday, Oct. 7, 2022. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)
Verstappen set to win a second straight F1 season title