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  • By JIM VERTUNO AP Sports Writer
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AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Lewis Hamilton further tightened his control on the Formula One season championship Sunday, winning the U.S. Grand Prix ahead of title rival Sebastian Vettel, who finished second in a race he said he had to win.

SEPANG, Malaysia (AP) — Lewis Hamilton took pole position for the Malaysian Grand Prix with another brilliant drive under pressure on Saturday, while title rival Sebastian Vettel's misery continued as he quit early in qualifying after losing power on a straight.