Lewis Hamilton celebrates on the podium following his Melbourne Grand Prix victory. Photograph: Afp

Lewis Hamilton’s world championship defence got off to a flying start on Sunday with a crushing victory for Mercedes in the season-opening Australian (...)

Lewis Hamilton of Mercedes  in action during qualifying at the Albert Park circuit in Melbourne for the Australian Formula One Grand Prix. Photograph: Diego Azubel/EPA

Early season dominance was expected for Mercedes after their seamless winter testing but Formula One fans had hoped at least to see the chasing pack (...)

Mercedes-AMG looks to have F1’s 2015 season sewn up before it even starts.

The key questions to ask ahead of the first race of the Formula One season opener in Melbourne this weekend is not who will be quickest or who will wi(...)

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 (...)