Mick Hucknall called it absolutely right at 13:08. "Lewis is going to be pretty difficult to catch unless there’s some kind of technical problem," said the flame-haired pop icon before this race got started.
Clearly, we should get Mick to forecast the outcome of every F1 race. What will his predictions be for Russia? Someone get on to his agent at once to find out.
We hope to get the Simply Red frontman to gaze into his crystal ball again in Sochi in a fortnight. And we hope you can join us. Thanks for your company - see you then.