Nico Rosberg ended the final practice session of 2015 with the fastest time following two mistakes by his team mate Lewis Hamilton.
Mercedes preserved their position at the top of the times sheets in the second practice session – but this time it was Nico Rosberg who was fastest.
The Mercedes drivers occupied the top two places at the end of the final first practice session of 2015 in Abu Dhabi.
Lewis Hamilton ended practice for the Brazilian Grand Prix with the fastest lap time of the weekend so far despite coming to a stop twice during the session.
Mercedes flexed their muscles in the second practice session at Interlagos, with only one of their rivals’ cars able to get within a second of their pace.
Lewis Hamilton led the times in first practice at Interlagos by over half a second, though the top drivers spent much of the session separated by considerably less.
Nico Rosberg ended the final practice session for the Mexican Grand Prix just a few thousandths of a second ahead of his team mate.
Mercedes returned to their usual place on top of the times in second practice – but they had the Red Bulls for company.
Max Verstappen was quickest as drivers had their first experience of the revised Autodromo Hermanos Rodriguez in Mexico.
Lewis Hamilton headed a final practice session which went ahead in dire conditions at the Circuit of the Americas.
Nico Rosberg set the pace as practice for the United States Grand Prix began at a wet Circuit of the Americas.
Final practice for the Russian Grand Prix was headed by Nico Rosberg after it was stopped early due to a major crash involving Carlos Sainz Jnr.
Persistent rain prevented any meaningful running during the second practice session at Sochi Autodrom.
Nico Hulkenberg headed a first practice session which saw very little running at all until the final quarter of an hour.
A busy final hour of practice for the Japanese Grand Prix ended with Nico Rosberg leading a one-two for Mercedes.
Daniil Kvyat led the second practice session at Suzuka as wet conditions led teams to limit their running again.
Carlos Sainz Jnr led the practice times after a very wet 90 first minutes of running at Suzuka.
Ferrari topped the times in the final practice session for the Singapore Grand Prix, leaving Mercedes over a second off the pace.
Red Bull and Ferrari edged the Mercedes pair out of the top three in second practice at Singapore, led by Daniil Kvyat.
The first practice session for the Singapore Grand Prix ended with the customary Mercedes one-two – and Alexander Rossi’s Manor in the barrier.