Lewis Hamilton drives his Mercedes on the way to winning the  Russian Formula One Grand Prix at the Sochi Autodrom circuit. Photograph: Andrej Isakovic/AFP/Getty Images

Lewis Hamilton, after an already superlative season with a dominant Mercedes from which he has extracted the absolute maximum, put one hand on his thi(...)

Lewis Hamilton picked up his eighth Grand Prix win of the season in Japan. Photograph: Reuters

Lewis Hamilton regained his total dominance of Formula One with his eighth victory of the season here on Sunday. After losing out on pole in the previ(...)

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(...)

Ferrari’s Sebastian Vettel  celebrates  after winning the  Singapore Grand Prix at Marina Bay Street Circuit. Photograph: Clive Mason/Getty Images

Sebastian Vettel won his fourth Singapore Grand Prix but the most memorable moment was an intruder walking on to the track halfway through the race. L(...)

Lewis Hamilton finished 25 seconds clear of Sebastian Vettel at Monza but must wait for the verdict of the race stewards before victory is confirmed. Photograph: Getty

It was a stroll in the royal park for Lewis Hamilton on Sunday, as he won the Italian Grand Prix by 25 seconds. But then he was told that Mercedes wou(...)

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(...)

Lewis Hamilton drives during the qualifying session at the Hungaroring circuit near Budapest on July 25, 2015 Photo: Ferenc Isza/AFP/Getty Images

Formula One world champion Lewis Hamilton took pole position for the Hungarian Grand Prix on Saturday with a blistering lap more than half a second fa(...)

Lewis Hamilton  celebrates in  after winning the British Grand Prix at Silverstone Circuit. Photograph: Dan Istitene/Getty Images

“Now let’s party!” Lewis Hamilton told the 140,000 capacity crowd after his victory in a thrilling British Grand Prix. But they had already started. (...)

 Lewis Hamilton  celebrates winning the British  Grand Prix at  Silverstone, his third success in his home race. Photograph: Ben Stansall/AFP/Getty Images

Lewis Hamilton won the British Grand Prix in a race that was like a transfusion of fresh blood for the much-criticised sport. It was Hamilton’s third (...)