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(...)

A general view of final practice ahead of the Russian Formula One Grand Prix at Sochi Autodrom. Photo: Clive Mason/Getty Images

Lewis Hamilton continued his domination of the inaugural Russian Grand Prix to claim the 38th pole position of his Formula One career, but only after (...)

Former driver and television analyst Martin Brundle believes that tractors like the one that Jules Bianchi crashed into in japan should not be used to take away damaged cars in bad conditions. Photograph: Hiroshi Yamamura/EPA

The accident that befell Jules Bianchi during Sunday’s Japanese Grand Prix was the most serious in Formula One since Felipe Massa was hit by a suspens(...)

 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(...)

 Sebastian Vettel of Germany is to hang up his Red Bull helmet at the end of the season, ahead of a move to Ferrari.  Photograph: Mark Thompson/Getty Images

Sebastian Vettel is to leave Red Bull at the end of the current season and join Ferrari, the team has announced. The four-times world champion is to b(...)

Lewis Hamilton topped the time sheets in the second practice session before the Japanese grand prix, just over two-tenths of a second clear of Nico R(...)

 Max Verstappen of Toro Rosso walks out of the team garage at the end of the first practice session at Suzuka. Photograph: EPA

Sebastian Vettel lost another Formula One record to the Playstation generation on Friday when Max Verstappen became the youngest driver to take part (...)

 Dutch teenager Max Verstappen will become the youngest driver to take part in a Formula One weekend when he drives for Toro Rosso on Friday. Photograph: Sander Koning / EPA

Max Verstappen will become the youngest driver to take part in a Formula One weekend when he drives for Toro Rosso in Friday practice at the Japanese (...)