Mercedes Formula One driver Lewis Hamilton celebrates winning the United States Grand Prix in Austin, Texas. Photograph: Reuters/Adrees Latif

Lewis Hamilton became the first British driver since Nigel Mansell in 1992 to win five races in a row when he won the United States Grand Prix last ni(...)

Mercedes Formula One drivers Nico Rosberg of Germany (right) and team-mate Lewis Hamilton of Britain wave to fans and media after completing the qualifying session of the F1 United States Grand Prix in Austin, Texas.  Rosberg will start Sunday’s United States Grand Prix in pole position ahead of championship rival and Mercedes team-mate Hamilton. Photograph: Adrees Latif / Reuters

Germany’s Nico Rosberg put Mercedes on pole position for the US Formula One Grand Prix on Saturday with championship leading team-mate Lewis Hamilton(...)

FIA Formula One  medical rescue co-ordinator Dr Ian Roberts (right) talks with  Marussia team principal John Booth (left) and Marussia president and sporting director Graeme Lowdon as they walk into the hospital where  Jules Bianchi of France is hospitalised, in Yokkaichi, Japan. Photograph: Toru Hanai/Reuters

French Formula One driver Jules Bianchi is in a “critical but stable” condition following his accident at Sunday’s Japanese Grand Prix.The Marussia dr(...)

Former driver and television analyst Martin Brundle believes that tractors like the one that Jules Bianchi crashed into in japan should not be used to take away damaged cars in bad conditions. Photograph: Hiroshi Yamamura/EPA

The accident that befell Jules Bianchi during Sunday’s Japanese Grand Prix was the most serious in Formula One since Felipe Massa was hit by a suspens(...)

 Medical staff treat French driver  Jules Bianchi after his car slid off the track and crashed in wet conditions at the Japanese Grand Prix at Suzuka. The Marussia driver was later airlifted to hospital and is reported to be in a serious condition.  Photograph: Hiroshi Yamamura/EPA

French Formula One driver Jules Bianchi was fighting for his life on Sunday after suffering a severe head injury and undergoing surgery following a c(...)

Mercedes Formula One driver Lewis Hamilton of Britain drives during the qualifying session at the Singapore F1 Grand Prix at the Marina Bay street circuit in Singapore. Photograph: Xavier Galiana / Reuters

Lewis Hamilton pipped title rival and Mercedes team-mate Nico Rosberg by just seven thousandths of a second after a nail-biting qualifying session fo(...)

Nico Rosberg leads from his  Mercedes  team-mate Lewis Hamilton  during the Monaco  Grand Prix  in Monte Carlo. Photograph: Clive Mason/Getty Images

Nico Rosberg returned to the top of the Formula One podium with a lights-to-flag Monaco Grand Prix victory as a left-eye problem for Mercedes team-mat(...)

Lewis Hamilton of  Mercedes GP takes the chequered flag at the Malaysia Formula One Grand Prix at the Sepang Circuit  in Kuala Lumpur. Photograph: Paul Gilham/Getty Images

Lewis Hamilton’s 100th points finish of his Formula One career proved to be a comfortable lights-to-flag win of the Malaysian Grand Prix. (...)

 Ferrari’s Fernando Alonso drives past  Mark Webber of Red Bull as he is wheeled back into his garage during the qualifying session at the Interlagos circuit in Sao Paulo. Photograph: Paulo Whitaker/Reuters

Sebastian Vettel proved that come rain or shine nothing can stop him as he grabbed the 45th pole position of his career ahead of Sunday’s Brazilian Gr(...)

Sebastian Vettel of Germany and Infiniti Red Bull Racing celebrates on the podium after winning the United States Formula One Grand Prix at Circuit of The Americas  in Austin, Texas. Photograph: Paul Gilham/Getty Images

Sebastian Vettel made Formula One history by chalking up an eighth successive victory in a single season after taking the chequered flag at the United(...)