Lewis Hamilton is adamant he won’t take any “silly risks” as he closes in on a fourth World title.
The British racer could wrap up the Drivers’ Championship at next weekend’s United States Grand Prix after 59 points clear of Sebastian Vettel in Japan.
Should Hamilton win the race and Vettel finish sixth or lower, the crown will return to Brackley.
“I feel like I have a perfect balance on race weekends,” Hamilton told Crash.net.
“I guess my experience allows me to know when I have to push and when I have to hold back a little bit, and as you saw in Malaysia that’s what I do.