Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg  on the podium after the Austrian grand prix in Spielberg. Photograph: Joe Klamar/AFP/Getty Images

Nico Rosberg not only defeated Lewis Hamilton in the Austrian grand prix but also inflicted a level of damage on the world champion that was not so(...)

Mercedes driver Nico Rosberg of Germany steers his car during the Austrian F1 Grand Prix at the Red Bull Ring circuit in Spielberg. Photo: Leonhard Foeger/Reuters

Nico Rosberg won Sunday’s Austrian Grand Prix to narrow the gap between himself and Lewis Hamilton at the top of the Formula One world championship to(...)

  Lewis Hamilton steers his Mercedes through a corner  during qualifying for the Austrian F1 Grand Prix at the Red Bull Ring circuit in Spielberg. Photo:  Leonhard Foeger/Reuters

Lewis Hamilton turned it on at the right time to qualify on pole position for the Austrian Grand Prix. The reigning champion had not topped a session (...)

Porsche 919 Hybrid number 19 driver Nico Hulkenberg of Germany crosses the finish line to win the Le Mans 24-hour

Once more Le Mans 24 hours proved to be the pinnacle of motorsport: pitting man and man-made machine against the laws of nature and ever more rigorous(...)

 Lewis Hamilton on the way to pole position in his Mercedes  during qualifying for the Canadian  Grand Prix at Circuit Gilles Villeneuve  in Montreal. Photo: Clive Mason/Getty Images

Lewis Hamilton stormed to pole position in Canada as his quest to move on from his Monaco heartbreak continues. The reigning world champion beat team-(...)

Mercedes’ Lewis Hamilton celebrates after taking his first pole position at the Monaco Grand Prix. Photo:  Stefano Rellandini/Reuters

Lewis Hamilton has claimed his first ever pole position in Monaco, edging out Mercedes team-mate Nico Rosberg. The reigning Formula One world champion(...)

 Lewis Hamilton  drives his Mercedes during   qualifying for the Bahrain  Grand Prix. Photograph: Clive Mason/Getty Images

Lewis Hamilton made it pole position for the fourth time in a row for the first time in his Formula One career with a storming performance in the dese(...)

 Lewis Hamilton’s Mercedes sends up a wall of spray during qualifying  for the Malaysia Grand Prix  at the Sepang Circuit. photograph: Diego Azubel/EPA

Lewis Hamilton claimed the 40th pole position of his Formula One career at the end of a storm-hit qualifying session for the Malaysian Grand Prix that(...)

Formula One  supremo Bernie Ecclestone: agreement with him came after a meeting between the so-called smaller teams, who spent much of last year calling for a greater share of the revenues. Photograph: Getty Images

Formula One supremo Bernie Ecclestone has offered advance revenue payments to Sauber, Force India and Lotus to help with cash-flow problems ahead of t(...)

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(...)