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(...)

German Formula One driver Nico Rosberg of Mercedes AMG GP in action during qualifying at the Suzuka Circuit in  Japan. Photograph: Diego Azubel / EPA

Nico Rosberg sealed what could prove to be a crucial pole position ahead of Sunday’s Japanese Grand Prix as he beat Mercedes team-mate and title rival(...)

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(...)

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(...)

Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg are both determined to claim a win in Hungary this weekend that will put them in good spirits heading into Formula One’s summer break. Photograph: Jon Buckle/PA Wire.

Lewis Hamilton continued his long love affair with the Hungaroring by posting the fastest times in both Friday practice sessions ahead of the Hungaria(...)

Lewis Hamilton in action during practice ahead of the German Grand Prix at Hockenheim. Photo:  Christopher Lee/Getty Images

Lewis Hamilton spearheaded another one-two for Mercedes in practice, but Daniel Ricciardo is threatening to spoil the German manufacturing giant’s par(...)

Race winner Sebastian Vettel  celebrates on the podium with Red Bull team-mates following the Brazilian Formula One Grand Prix  in Sao Paulo. Photograph:  Clive Mason/Getty Images

Sebastian Vettel expressed his sadness at the end of what has been a crushingly dominant, record-breaking campaign.The four-time world champion unsurp(...)

 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(...)

Red Bull Formula One driver Sebastian Vettel of Germany during the second practice session of the Belgian F1 Grand Prix at the Circuit of Spa-Francorchamps. Photograph: Laurent Dubrule/Reuters

Pirelli suffered their first tyre issue since the blowouts that caused controversy over the British Grand Prix weekend, but the incident did not preve(...)

Mercedes Formula One driver Nico Rosberg of Germany drives during the qualifying session of the Monaco F1 Grand Prix. Photograph: Stefano Rellandini/Reuters

Nico Rosberg scored his third successive pole position as Mercedes locked out the front row for the second consecutive race. Fastest in (...)