Looking back at the weekend in motor racing -- including the NASCAR race in Bristol and Formula One's Belgian Grand Prix -- five things come to mind:
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4. Sebastian Vettel's fourth consecutive Formula One title is his to lose. The Red Bull driver crushed the field in the Belgian Grand Prix for his fifth win of the season, and he now holds a 46-point lead in the title standings over Ferrari's Fernando Alonso. There are eight races left starting with the Italian Grand Prix at Monza on Sept. 8, but unless Vettel stumbles badly in the next race or two, the championship is his.
5. IndyCar's Helio Castroneves is hanging tough. His Penske teammate Will Power won Sunday's race in Sonoma, but Castroneves -- by finishing 7th -- maintained his lead in the IndyCar title standings as the three-time