Nico Rosberg wins the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix: his recent wins will be tainted by the suspicion that his championship-winning team-mate Lewis Hamilton has lost some intensity. Photograph: Frank Augstein/AP Photo

The Abu Dhabi Grand Prix started in a blaze of sunshine but ended under a fast dusking sky in a way that was symbolic of Lewis Hamilton’s 2015(...)

Mercedes driver Nico Rosberg of Germany celebrates on the podium after winning the Emirates Formula One Grand Prix at the Yas Marina racetrack in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. Photograph: Luca Bruno/AP

Nico Rosberg held off the challenge from Lewis Hamilton to win Formula One’s season-ending Abu Dhabi Grand Prix. Hamilton attempted a differ(...)

Mercedes driver Nico Rosberg of Germany after setting the pole position in he qualifying session at the Yas Marina racetrack in Abu Dhabi. Photograph: Luca Bruno/AP

Nico Rosberg beat Lewis Hamilton in emphatic fashion to claim his sixth consecutive pole position for Sunday’s Abu Dhabi Grand Prix. The Ger(...)

 Nico Rosberg of Germany and Mercedes GP celebrates on the podium after winning the Formula One Grand Prix of Brazil at Autodromo Jose Carlos Pace. Photograph: Mark Thompson/Getty Images

Nico Rosberg sealed his second straight victory in Sunday’s Brazilian Grand Prix to rubber stamp his runner-up spot in the Formula One world champions(...)

Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton enters the pit lane during a free practice for the Formula One Brazilian Grand Prix at the Interlagos race track in Sao Paulo. Photograph: Silvia Izquierdo/AP

Nico Rosberg turned the tables on Mercedes team mate Lewis Hamilton with the fastest lap in Brazilian Formula One Grand Prix practice on Friday. After(...)

 Lewis Hamilton speaks with the press at the Interlagos pits  in Sao Paulo ahead of the Brazilian Formula One GP. Photograph: Miguel Shincariol/AFP/Getty Images

Lewis Hamilton says heavy partying and a lack of sleep has taken its toll in a week in which he was involved in a mysterious car crash. Hamilton, who (...)

Mercedes driver Nico Rosberg of Germa at the Hermanos Rodriguez racetrack in Mexico City Photograph: AP Photo/Moises Castillo

Nico Rosberg will start on pole position for Sunday’s Mexican Grand Prix after edging out Mercedes team-mate Lewis Hamilton. Rosberg was 0.188 second(...)

Nico Rosberg beat Lewis Hamilton to pole position in qualifying for the Japanese Grand Prix. Photograph: Reuters

Nico Rosberg beat Lewis Hamilton to pole for Sunday’s Japanese Grand Prix as Mercedes returned to form in qualifying. Hamilton was denied the chanc(...)

Lewis Hamilton is 28 points clear in the World Championship after his sixth win of the season in Belgium. Photograph: Epa

Lewis Hamilton took a serene run to victory at the Belgian Grand Prix, with a win from pole that never looked under threat from his team-mate Nico Ros(...)

Ferrari’s Sebastian Vettel  celebrates after winning the   Hungarian Grand Prix at the Hungaroring circuit near Budapest. Photograph: Laszlo Balogh/Reuters

Ferrari’s Sebastian Vettel scored a marvellous and not-a-little surprising win in an incident packed, fast, furious and absorbing Grand Prix in Hungar(...)