Hamilton closes gap on Rosberg with win

Jul 11, 2016

Hamilton closes gap on Rosberg with win

Defending champion Lewis Hamilton reeled off his fourth win in five races Sunday to storm to victory in the British Grand Prix. Hamilton now trails Nico Rosberg by one point in the standings. The 31-year-old Englishman came home 6.9 seconds clear of Mercedes teammate ...

Jun 20, 2016

Rosberg wins European GP to extend F1 title lead

Formula One’s pit-to-driver radio restrictions played a decisive role in Sunday’s European Grand Prix as Nico Rosberg got assistance in solving an engine-setting glitch and sailed away to an easy victory, while his Mercedes teammate and title rival Lewis Hamilton was frustrated at getting ...

Jun 18, 2016

Hamilton slams 'moaning' rivals in Baku

Triple Formula One world champion Lewis Hamilton has accused some rivals of ‘moaning’ about safety at the Baku street circuit that hosts Azerbaijan’s inaugural grand prix on Sunday. “These drivers, they moan so much about so many things,” the Mercedes driver told reporters after ...

May 16, 2016

Verstappen becomes youngest F1 winner after Mercedes crash

Dutch teenager Max Verstappen stunned Formula One with victory at the Spanish Grand Prix on Sunday, taking advantage of a crash by Mercedes teammates Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg to become the sport’s youngest winner only a few days after being promoted by his ...

Rosberg nabs crown at Russian GP

May 2, 2016

Rosberg nabs crown at Russian GP

Nico Rosberg cruised to victory in the Russian Grand Prix on Sunday as his title rival and Mercedes teammate Lewis Hamilton dodged crashes and battled through the pack for second. Rosberg has won all four of this season’s races — seven in a row ...

Apr 29, 2016

Hamilton fastest in second practice session for Russian GP

Lewis Hamilton set the fastest time in the second practice session for the Russian Grand Prix, while Sebastian Vettel was second despite stopping his Ferrari on the track on Friday. Ahead of qualifying on Saturday, both practice sessions were topped by Mercedes, underlining the ...

Mercedes' Rosberg triumphs in Bahrain

Apr 4, 2016

Mercedes' Rosberg triumphs in Bahrain

Mercedes driver Nico Rosberg became the eighth man in Formula One history to win five consecutive races with a victory at the Bahrain Grand Prix on Sunday, and will now aim to do what all the other seven did: Go on to capture the ...

Red-hot Rosberg wins in Abu Dhabi

Nov 30, 2015

Red-hot Rosberg wins in Abu Dhabi

Nico Rosberg completed a hat trick of victories to end the Formula One season when he won the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix on Sunday, while his Mercedes teammate Lewis Hamilton was left frustrated by a tire strategy which he believed cost him a shot ...

Nov 28, 2015

Rosberg edges Hamilton in Abu Dhabi practice

Nico Rosberg set the fastest time in Friday’s practice for the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix ahead of Mercedes teammate Lewis Hamilton. Hamilton has already secured the Formula One title but Rosberg has won the past two races and will target a sixth straight pole ...

Hamilton victorious in Russian Grand Prix

Oct 11, 2015

Hamilton victorious in Russian Grand Prix

Lewis Hamilton took a huge step toward retaining his Formula One title by winning the Russian Grand Prix on Sunday as his main rival Nico Rosberg failed to finish. Hamilton started second behind Rosberg and took over the lead from his Mercedes teammate when ...

Rosberg deflated after Suzuka loss

Sep 28, 2015

Rosberg deflated after Suzuka loss

As Lewis Hamilton savors back-to-back Japanese GP victories and the sweetness of matching Ayrton Senna’s 41 race wins, his Mercedes teammate Nico Rosberg faces two long weeks of soul-searching. Rosberg knows he blew a golden opportunity to close the gap on reigning world champion ...