Hamilton fastest again in US Grand Prix practice

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) Lewis Hamilton again posted the fastest lap in the final practice ahead of qualifying for the U.S. Grand Prix with Sebastian Vettel close behind.

Hamilton has dominated practice over two days and will look for a pole position battle between his Mercedes and Vettel's Ferrari. Vettel is trying to close a 59-point gap to overtake Hamilton in the title chase with four races left.

He's got work to do. Hamilton set a track record Saturday at the Circuit of the Americas for the second day in a row with a lap of 1 minute, 34.478 seconds. Vettel was .092 seconds behind.

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Formula 1 Leaders: Points
RankDriverPointsWins
1 L.Hamilton 306 8
2 S.Vettel 247 4
3 V.Bottas 234 2
4 D.Ricciardo 192 1
5 K.Raikkonen 148 0
6 M.Verstappen 111 1
7 S.Perez 82 0
8 E.Ocon 65 0
9 C.Sainz Jr. 48 0
10 N.Hulkenberg 34 0
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