Lewis Hamilton has already won the war, but Nico Rosberg was victorious again in their final battle of 2015.
Nico Rosberg denied Lewis Hamilton victory in Brazil but Mercedes had to respond to the threat from Sebastian Vettel’s Ferrari.
Nico Rosberg ended a five-month victory drought in Mexico but things might have turned out differently had Lewis Hamilton stayed out just two laps longer.
Lewis Hamilton displayed the qualities of a champion as he clinched his third title: he was fast, he was forceful, and he had a little luck on his side.
Nico Rosberg could be forgiven if he was the one Mercedes employee who didn’t fully enjoy his team’s constructors’ championship success in Russia.
Hamilton’s rivals didn’t see which way he went – and neither did many of those watching the Japanese Grand Prix on television.
Sebastian Vettel kept Daniel Ricciardo at arm’s length to win in Singapore after two Safety Car interruptions.
Lewis Hamilton left Monza with a 53-point lead over Nico Rosberg in the championship – but it could have easily been a very different outcome.
Lewis Hamilton took his sixth victory of the year at Spa but Sebastian Vettel’s tyre blow-out on the penultimate lap sparked controversy.
While both Mercedes drivers tripped up, Sebastian Vettel took an emotional victory which he dedicated to the memory of Jules Bianchi.
It all came right on lap number 43 for car number 44: Lewis Hamilton’s smart pit call won him the British Grand Prix and exorcised his Monaco demons.
Nico Rosberg started behind Lewis Hamilton but finished ahead of his team mate – a result which boosted his championship credentials as well as his points tally.
After the drama of Monaco normal service was resumed in Canada as Lewis Hamilton kept Nico Rosberg at arm’s length all race long.
Lewis Hamilton was on course for a second Monaco Grand Prix win when a disastrous pit call handed victory to his team mate and championship rival.
Nico Rosberg scored an emphatic win in the Spanish Grand Prix to kick-start his 2015 championship bid.
Lewis Hamilton took his third win of the season in Bahrain but the threat to Mercedes from Ferrari remains strong.
Vettel and Ferrari defeated the might of Mercedes with a drive which eclipsed the memory of their unsuccessful 2014 campaigns.
Mercedes pair Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg began the new season with a one-two victory which looked as routine as any of the eleven such results they scored in 2014.