Lewis Hamilton says he will “take it like a man” if he loses this year’s Formula 1 title to Mercedes team-mate Nico Rosberg.
Hamilton is 33 points behind the German with 100 available in the last four races, the first of which is the US Grand Prix in Austin, Texas on Sunday.
The Briton said: “You can’t win them all. Look at the great champions who lost titles. It’s part of the game.
“I’m going to give it everything I’ve got and everything is possible.”
Should he lose, Hamilton said “life would move on” and he would hopefully “come back stronger”.
The 31-year-old has won three of the four US Grands Prix held at the Circuit of the Americas since the event made its debut in 2012, and said he was “excited” about the weekend.