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(...)

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 (...)

Formula One  supremo Bernie Ecclestone: agreement with him came after a meeting between the so-called smaller teams, who spent much of last year calling for a greater share of the revenues. Photograph: Getty Images

Formula One supremo Bernie Ecclestone has offered advance revenue payments to Sauber, Force India and Lotus to help with cash-flow problems ahead of t(...)

Mercedes Formula One driver Lewis Hamilton celebrates winning the United States Grand Prix in Austin, Texas. Photograph: Reuters/Adrees Latif

Lewis Hamilton became the first British driver since Nigel Mansell in 1992 to win five races in a row when he won the United States Grand Prix last ni(...)

 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(...)

 Lewis Hamilton: double-points system for final race could yet be pivotal for Briton as he is forced to play catch-up with team-mate Nico Rosberg. Photograph: Mark Thompson/Getty Images

Mercedes’ motorsport boss Toto Wolff has apologised on behalf of the entire team to Lewis Hamilton after he suffered a second retirement of the season(...)

Red Bull’s Daniel Ricciardo  takes the checkered flag to win the Canadian  Grand Prix at the Circuit Gilles Villeneuve in Montreal. Photograph: Chris Wattie/Reuters

Daniel Ricciardo scored a sensational maiden Formula One grand prix victory as the wheels finally came off the Mercedes juggernaut in Canada.On yet an(...)

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(...)