Daniel Ricciardo jumps from his  Red Bull after winning the Monaco Grand Prix. Photograph:    Yoan Valat/EPA

Red Bull’s Daniel Ricciardo won the Monaco Grand Prix with an exceptional drive in which he nursed a stricken car to the flag in front of the Ferrari (...)

Lewis Hamilton celebrates on the podium after winning the  Belgian Grand Prix at  Spa-Francorchamps. Photograph: Loic Venance/AFP/Getty Images

Lewis Hamilton opened the second half of the Formula One season in the exact way he would have wanted with a win from pole position for Mercedes at th(...)

Mercedes’ Lewis Hamilton tries to overtake Ferrari’s Sebastian Vettel during the Spanish Grand Prix at the Circuit de Catalunya in Montmelo. Photograph: Albert Gea/Reuters

Lewis Hamilton won the Spanish Grand Prix after a tight strategic battle with his championship rival, Ferrari’s Sebastian Vettel. Mercedes called the (...)

Mercedes’ Lewis Hamilton celebrates after taking his first pole position at the Monaco Grand Prix. Photo:  Stefano Rellandini/Reuters

Lewis Hamilton has claimed his first ever pole position in Monaco, edging out Mercedes team-mate Nico Rosberg. The reigning Formula One world champion(...)

 Lewis Hamilton  drives his Mercedes during   qualifying for the Bahrain  Grand Prix. Photograph: Clive Mason/Getty Images

Lewis Hamilton made it pole position for the fourth time in a row for the first time in his Formula One career with a storming performance in the dese(...)

 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(...)

For the Australian Grand Prix Max Verstappen plans to “be consistent, build up slowly, practice, hopefully be there in qualifying and then in the race it’s to try and finish and hopefully we can score some points”. Photograph: Mark Thompson/Getty Images

Only in Formula One, going wheel to wheel at speeds of 200mph, does Max Verstappen drive unaccompanied. The youngest driver the sport has ever seen i(...)