Lewis Hamilton seized the lead at the start of the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix and delivered a championship-winning performance – while bad luck struck team mate Nico Rosberg.
Lewis Hamilton spun away his chance of victory in Brazil, giving Nico Rosberg a chance to beat him to the championship in the final round.
Lewis Hamilton again lined up behind Nico Rosberg on the grid but showed him the way home at the chequered flag. And now he only needs second places to win the title.
A feeble Russian Grand Prix and its political distractions did not draw F1’s focus away from the concern for injured Jules Bianchi.
Jules Bianchi’s serious crash in the closing stages of the Japanese Grand Prix made the outcome of the race an irrelevance.
The fight between the Mercedes drivers was over before it started in Singapore, putting Hamilton back in the lead of the world championship.
Lewis Hamilton demonstrated that even with a handicapped start he can still show Nico Rosberg the way home, though his team mate retains the points lead.
Mercedes were left counting the cost of a collision between their championship-contending drivers at Spa which let Red Bull’s Daniel Ricciardo in for his third win of the year.
A hectic Hungarian Grand Prix produced many fine performances. But Daniel Ricciardo eclipsed them all to claim a brilliant second F1 victory.
Nico Rosberg won again while Lewis Hamilton’s lowly starting position meant a Mercedes was beaten for the first time this year.
Lewis Hamilton was poised to pressure Nico Rosberg for victory but it was another Mercedes technical problem which secured a home win for the British driver
Nico Rosberg’s third win of the year in the Austrian Grand Prix means he is further ahead of Lewis Hamilton in the championship than ever before.
Mercedes presented their rivals a chance to win and it was Daniel Ricciardo who capitalised with a stunning drive to his first grand prix victory.
Nico Rosberg denied Lewis Hamilton and repeated his Monaco win of one year ago while Jules Bianchi ended Marussia’s long wait for their first points.
Lewis Hamilton took the lead of the drivers’ championship off his team mate in Spain – but Nico Rosberg didn’t give it up without a fight.
Lewis Hamilton took the 25th victory of his Formula One career in the Chinese Grand Prix – and he hasn’t had many wins that were more straightforward.
After an unremarkable race in Malaysia the Bahrain Grand Prix produced a sublime sporting contest – and hopefully reminded F1’s detractors just how good it can be.
Lewis Hamilton checked Nico Rosberg’s early lead in the championship in Malaysia by heading the first Mercedes one-two since 1955.
While Rosberg romped to a widely expected win for Mercedes, F1’s brave new world faced an old problem. A popular second place for Ricciardo was scotched on a technicality hours after the race ended.