Formula One entered a new era in 2017 and next year promises another first even if Mercedes and Lewis Hamilton keep on winning.
Mercedes will see Ferrari's Singapore self-destruction as a warning, even as they revel in Lewis Hamilton's sudden 28-point lead, that anything can happen in Formula One and nothing can be taken for granted.
Sebastian Vettel heads into Sunday's Singapore Grand Prix brimming with confidence after a blistering run in qualifying while championship leader Lewis Hamilton is praying for a "miracle".
Four-time winner Kimi Raikkonen topped the times ahead of Ferrari teammate Sebastian Vettel in the third and final free practice for Sunday's Belgian Grand Prix.
Kimi Raikkonen will race for Ferrari again next season after the Italian Formula One team announced on Tuesday a contract extension with the Finn for 2018.