But can he pull ahead even further under the lights in Singapore, or will Vettel bounce back from his first lap accident in Italy to keep this season on a knife edge?
Find out how to follow all the action live on TV this weekend, with full Sky Sports and Channel 4 broadcast details.
Formula 1 2018 TV coverage guide: Singapore Grand Prix
Live from the Marina Bay Street Circuit
Qualifying: Saturday 15th September
Qualifying will be live on Sky Sports F1 and Channel 4, with the qualifying start time set for 2pm. Both Sky and Channel 4 will also have full coverage of the final practice round earlier in the day, along with highlights and reaction once qualifying is complete.