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(...)

 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(...)

Brazilian driver Felipe Massa of Williams Martini Racing in action during the qualifying session for the Austrian Grand Prix at the Red Bull Ring in Spielberg, Austria. Photograph: Herbert Neubauer/EPA

Felipe Massa will spearhead a shock all-Williams front row for the Austrian Grand Prix as the Red Bull Ring threw up a major qualifying surprise.Massa(...)

Nico Rosberg leads from his  Mercedes  team-mate Lewis Hamilton  during the Monaco  Grand Prix  in Monte Carlo. Photograph: Clive Mason/Getty Images

Nico Rosberg returned to the top of the Formula One podium with a lights-to-flag Monaco Grand Prix victory as a left-eye problem for Mercedes team-mat(...)

Lewis Hamilton claimed his fourth pole position in five races as Mercedes locked out the front row of the grid for the Spanish Grand Prix in Montmelo. Photograph:  Clive Mason/Getty Images

Lewis Hamilton has revealed he came up trumps in qualifying for the Spanish Grand Prix by playing “an ace card” that landed him the 35th pole position(...)

Lewis Hamilton of Mercedes in action during qualifying at the Chinese Grand Prix at the Shanghai International circuit. Photograph: Srdjan Suki/EPA

Lewis Hamilton will line up on pole position for Sunday’s Chinese Formula One Grand Prix after putting in a storming lap in treacherous conditi(...)

Sebastian Vettel of Germany and Infiniti Red Bull Racing performs donuts in his car after winning the Brazilian Formula One Grand Prix at Autodromo Jose Carlos Pace  in Sao Paulo, Brazil. Photograph: Clive Mason/Getty Images

Red Bull survived a very rare piece of pitstop panic at Interlagos yesterday to deliver their fourth one-two result of the year in the final race o(...)

 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(...)