Formula One 2015

Nico Rosberg takes third straight win with victory in Abu Dhabi Grand Prix

Nico Rosberg continued to dominate the last phase of the Formula One season with a comfortable victory in Sunday’s Abu Dhabi Grand Prix, his third straight win to go with his six successive poles. For the world champion Lewis Hamilton, it was another disappointing outing; he was second best to his Mercedes team-mate this weekend, […]

Lewis Hamilton wins third F1 world title with victory at US Grand Prix

After the ecstatic Lewis Hamilton took the chequered flag on Sunday he performed donut spins for the cheering crowd while Daft Punk’s “One More Time” blared out from the Mercedes garage. As he crossed the line and had it confirmed that he had equalled his idol Ayrton Senna with his third F1 world title the […]

Lewis Hamilton TV blackout starts row with F1’s Bernie Ecclestone

Furious Mercedes executives plan to confront Formula One’s chief executive,Bernie Ecclestone, to ask him why pictures of Lewis Hamilton winning Sunday’s Japanese Grand Prix were in short supply on television screens. The Mercedes team were utterly dominant, with Hamilton winning for the eighth time this season, with his team-mate Nico Rosberg second. But the 90-minute […]

Sebastian Vettel dedicates Hungarian Grand Prix win to Jules Bianchi

Sebastian Vettel dedicated his second win of the season to Jules Bianchi after what he described as a very emotional week following the French driver’s death. “This victory is for Jules,” said the Ferrari driver, who also won in Malaysia. “We know that it has been an incredibly tough week and it’s for all of […]

F1 driver Jules Bianchi dies from injuries sustained in crash at Japanese Grand Prix

The family of Jules Bianchi says the French Formula One driver has died fromhead injuries sustained in a crash at last year’s Japanese Grand Prix. The news was posted on Bianchi’s official Twitter feed early on Saturday morning French time and later confirmed by the Manor F1 team. Bianchi, 25, had been in a coma […]

Lewis Hamilton wins British F1 GP from Nico Rosberg at damp Silverstone

Lewis Hamilton achieved something more profound than simply winning the British Grand Prix. Formula One’s flying doctor lifted the entire sport from its sickbed and placed it in the sunshine in front of an adoring crowd. For the past few months F1 has appeared to be disappearing in a self-destructive vortex of hand-wringing indecision and […]

Jenson Button facing 25-place grid penalty before F1 Austrian GP

Jenson Button has been hit with a 25-place grid penalty after changing his engine for this weekend’s Austrian Grand Prix in Spielberg. This follows the news on Friday that his McLaren team-mate, Fernando Alonso – who is still looking for his first points of the season – was given a 20-place penalty after McLaren changed […]