Mercedes Formula One driver Lewis Hamilton of Britain celebrates on the podium after winning the Abu Dhabi F1 Grand Prix and the F1 Championship at the Yas Marina circuit in Abu Dhabi. Photograph: Ahmed Jadallah / Reuters

Lewis Hamilton won his shootout in the desert with Nico Rosberg in Sunday’s Abu Dhabi Grand Prix to win his second Formula One world championship.Hami(...)

Nice Rosberg beat title rival Lewis Hamilton to pole position in Abu Dhabi but needs his Mercedes teammate to finish outside the top two in tomorrow’s race if he is to win the driver’s championship

Nico Rosberg grabbed a crucial pole position ahead of Mercedes team-mate Lewis Hamilton in the build-up to the title-deciding Abu Dhabi Grand Prix. Fo(...)

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(...)

Lewis Hamilton locks up on his way to second in qualifying for the Brazilian Grand Prix at Interlagos.

Nico Rosberg’s domination of Mercedes team-mate Lewis Hamilton at Interlagos this weekend continued as he grabbed his 10th pole position of the season(...)

Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton celebrates after winning the  US Grand Prix at the Circuit of the Americas on November 2nd. Photograph: AP Photo

Lewis Hamilton can set more British Formula One records in Brazil this weekend but it is the world championship he wants and that will have to wait. (...)

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(...)

 Lewis Hamilton of Mercedes  drives during practice ahead of the United States Formula One Grand Prix at Circuit of The Americas  in Austin, Texas. Photo:  Mark Thompson/Getty

Lewis Hamilton hopes he does not run into a brick wall over the closing stages of the Formula One season – after feeling he has clambered over enough (...)

 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(...)

  Nico Rosberg and Lewis Hamilton both  drive for the  same team  and the same car, Mercedes. Hamilton  appears quicker but more impulsive, Rosberg more calculating but lacking flamboyance.   Photograph:  Mark Thompson/Getty Images

Where better than Texas to have a shootout, and where better than the Lone Star state for a Formula One shootout. After all, everything’s bigger in Te(...)

Nico Rosberg of Germany and Mercedes  locks up approaching turn two next to team-mate and eventual winner Lewis Hamilton of Great Britain. Photograph:  Mark Thompson/Getty Images

Lewis Hamilton became only the fourth driver in Formula One history to win nine grands prix in a season by taking the chequered flag at the inaugural (...)