Lewis Hamilton focused on beating the Ferraris in the 2013 Korean Grand Prix

In a stark but clear admission that the Red Bulls are currently out of reach, Lewis Hamilton has admitted his target in this weekend’s Korean GP will be beating the Ferraris rather than Sebastian Vettel.

In a stunning burst since F1’s summer break, the reigning World Champion has claimed three successive wins to leave his rivals floundering, with the German’s margin of victory in last week’s Singapore GP the largest recorded in dry conditions in almost a decade.

The Red Bull driver is the odds-on favourite to clinch a third successive win at Yeongam this Sunday and Hamilton is seemingly resigned to a battle for second place with the Ferraris of Fernando Alonso and Felipe Massa.

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