Mercedes F1 driver Nico Rosberg of Germany jumps on the podium as he celebrates victory at the Russian Grand Prix. Photo: Reuters

Championship leader Nico Rosberg extended his incredible winning streak to seven races with a comfortable lights-to-flag victory at the Russian Grand (...)

Mercedes’ Nico Rosberg on the way to qualifying in pole position for the Russian Grand Prix in Sochi. Photograph:  Dan Istitene/Getty Images

Formula One championship leader Nico Rosberg seized pole position for the Russian Grand Prix on Saturday after a power unit failure piled more misery(...)

Nice Rosberg won the Chinese Grand Prix. Photograph: Epa

Nico Rosberg extended his championship lead over Lewis Hamilton with a thumping victory in Sunday’s Chinese Grand Prix. Hamilton, who started from la(...)

Lewis Hamilton will start the Chinese Grand Prix from the back of the grid. Photograph: Epa

Lewis Hamilton is targeting only a top-10 finish in Sunday’s Chinese Grand Prix after a car problem consigned him to the very back of the grid. Hamil(...)

German Formula One driver Sebastian Vettel of Ferrari during the first practice session at the Shanghai International circuit in Shanghai, China, on Friday. Photograph: EPA.

Sebastian Vettel has warned Mercedes that there is more to come from Ferrari after the Italian team beat their rivals to a practice one-two ahead of t(...)

Nico Rosberg of Germany during practice for the Bahrain Formula One Grand Prix at Bahrain International Circuit. Photograph: Clive Mason/Getty Images

Nico Rosberg followed up his season-opening victory in Australia to lead the way in opening practice for the Bahrain Grand Prix. Rosberg, winner of (...)

McLaren’s Fernando Alonso crashes into the wall after colliding with Haas’ Esteban Gutierrez during the Australian Max Blyton/AFP/Getty Images

Fernando Alonso says he is fortunate to be alive after surviving one of the most spectacular crashes in recent Formula One memory. While Nico Rosberg(...)

Nico Rosberg wins the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix: his recent wins will be tainted by the suspicion that his championship-winning team-mate Lewis Hamilton has lost some intensity. Photograph: Frank Augstein/AP Photo

The Abu Dhabi Grand Prix started in a blaze of sunshine but ended under a fast dusking sky in a way that was symbolic of Lewis Hamilton’s 2015(...)

Mercedes driver Nico Rosberg of Germany celebrates on the podium after winning the Emirates Formula One Grand Prix at the Yas Marina racetrack in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. Photograph: Luca Bruno/AP

Nico Rosberg held off the challenge from Lewis Hamilton to win Formula One’s season-ending Abu Dhabi Grand Prix. Hamilton attempted a differ(...)

Lewis Hamilton waves to the crowds as Formula One drivers tour the Interlagos track wearing black ribbons as a sign of mourning for the victims of the Paris attack terrorist attacks last Friday, prior to the start of the Brazilian Grand Prix yesterday. Photograph: Fernando Bizerra jr/EPA

Nico Rosberg won the Brazilian Grand Prix as he continued to look stronger than Lewis Hamilton in the run-in to the 2015 Formula One season. Ro(...)