Singapore, Oct. 29 -- Red Bull and Ferrari dominated not only qualifying in Mexico, as expected, but also had better race pace in practice than Mercedes, who have traditionally struggled on this tyre-sensitive circuit in the past four years.

So how did Lewis Hamilton and Mercedes end up dominating the race to score his 83rd victory and 10th of the season, their 100th podium together, and Mercedes' 100th win and 5,000th constructors' points?

Don't worry, you're not alone in trying to figure it all out.

Red Bull probably know best.

Max Verstappen had already taken pole position on his previous run when he came across Valtteri Bottas' Mercedes buried in the wall on the exit to the Peraltada, the final corner on the Autodromo Hermanos R...