Nico osberg won for Mercedes in Baku ahead of Ferrari’s Sebastian Vettel and Force India’s Sergio Perez.
Nico Rosberg took a lights-to-flag victory in the European Grand Prix to increase his championship lead as Lewis Hamilton struggled to fifth.
What did you think of today’s race? Share your verdict on the 2016 European Grand Prix.
Lewis Hamilton will not have to start today’s F1 race in Baku on the tyres he damaged during qualifying.
With a fast and punishing layout, plus one of the pace-setting Mercedes qualifying ‘out of position’, F1’s first race in Azerbaijan promises to be a lively affair.
Sergio Perez said his Force India team didn’t expect to be as competitive as they are in Baku after finishing second in qualifying.
Lewis Hamilton explained away his scruffy qualifying session in Baku saying he wasn’t able to get into a rhythm at the wheel of his Mercedes.
Pictures from qualifying and final practice for the 2016 European Grand Prix.
Nico Rosberg claimed pole position for F1’s first race in Baku after an error-strewn session by Lewis Hamilton ended with a crash in Q3.
Nico Rosberg will start from pole position in Baku alongside Daniel Ricciardo. A penalty moves Sergio Perez from second to seventh.
Why has F1’s new race in Baku adopted the title ‘European Grand Prix’ instead of naming itself Azerbaijan’s round of the world championship?
Changes have been made to the pit lane and kerbs at the Baku City Circuit in response to the safety concerns which arose after the first day of running.
Lewis Hamilton completed a clean sweep of practice sessions in Baku after waiting until the final moments to produce the quickest time.
Friday practice sessions at new circuits usually offer very poor guides to the true competitive order and that was certainly the case in Baku.
Now the drivers have driven the Baku City Circuit for the first, what do they make of it? Here’s what a selection of them they had to say.
Kimi Raikkonen says Ferrari are having difficulty getting their tyres into the correct temperature window for a single flying lap at the Baku City Circuit.
Lewis Hamilton headed another Mercedes one-two in the second practice session at the Baku City Circuit but his team mate was halted by a technical problem.
Pictures from the first day of running at the new Baku City Circuit as the F1 teams began practice for the 2016 European Grand Prix.
Formula One has completed its first practice session on the Baku City Circuit. Do you think it’s a worthwhile addition to the Formula One calendar?
Lewis Hamilton led the field in the first Formula One practice session at the new Baku City Circuit while Daniel Ricciardo hit the barrier at turn 15.