Mercedes  driver Nico Rosberg of Germany celebrates as he steps out of his car after winning the Brazilian Grand Prix in Sao Paulo. Photograph: Nacho Doce/Reuters

Nico Rosberg ended Lewis Hamilton’s five-race winning streak to take the chequered flag at the Brazilian Grand Prix and set up a double-points showdow(...)

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(...)

 Nico Rosberg   locks up approaching turn two next to Mercedes team-mate Lewis Hamilton during the Russian Formula One Grand Prix in Sochi, Russia. Photograph: Paul Gilham/Getty Images

Lewis Hamilton is determined not to let the spectre of double points on offer in the final grand prix impact on his mindset over the final few weeks o(...)

A general view of final practice ahead of the Russian Formula One Grand Prix at Sochi Autodrom. Photo: Clive Mason/Getty Images

Lewis Hamilton continued his domination of the inaugural Russian Grand Prix to claim the 38th pole position of his Formula One career, but only after (...)

 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(...)

 Sebastian Vettel of Germany is to hang up his Red Bull helmet at the end of the season, ahead of a move to Ferrari.  Photograph: Mark Thompson/Getty Images

Sebastian Vettel is to leave Red Bull at the end of the current season and join Ferrari, the team has announced. The four-times world champion is to b(...)

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(...)

 Lewis Hamilton of Great Britain and Mercedes GP during practice ahead of the Singapore Formula One Grand Prix at Marina Bay Street Circuit  in Singapore. Photograph:  Clive Mason/Getty Images

Lewis Hamilton laid down an early marker that he will be the man to beat in the Singapore Grand Prix this weekend when he set the fastest time in the(...)

Mercedes Formula One driver Lewis Hamilton crosses the finish line to win the the Italian  Grand Prix at Monza. Photograph: Max Rossi / Reuters

Lewis Hamilton won Sunday’s Italian Grand Prix to make a seven-point cut into Nico Rosberg’s world championship lead – and he did so by once again ig(...)