Having given them a scare in qualifying, Valtteri Bottas was hopeful of taking the fight to Mercedes in the race, but was unable to beat them.
The 2014 Russian Grand Prix in pictures.
Lewis Hamilton won the first Russian Grand Prix and sealed the constructors’ championship title for Mercedes.
Mercedes are untouchable in the constructors’ championship, while McLaren moved ahead of Force India in fourth place.
Lewis Hamilton won the Russian Grand Prix as Mercedes took a one-two finish at the Sochi Autodrom.
What did you think of today’s race? Share your verdict on the Russian Grand Prix.
Day two at the Sochi Autodrom began to reveal the positive and negative aspects of F1’s newest venue. Here are the top Tweets from qualifying day for the Russian Grand Prix.
With a high chance of a Safety Car deployment during the Russian Grand Prix, F1 strategists could face some tricky decisions during the grand prix.
Pictures from qualifying and final practice for the Russian Grand Prix.
Mercedes drivers Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg share the front row of the grid in Russia.
Lewis Hamilton led another Mercedes one-two in qualifying for the Russian Grand Prix – but it was nearly very different.
Follow the 2014 Russian Grand Prix qualifying session on F1 Fanatic Live.
Lewis Hamilton headed the times in final practice at Sochi Autodrom despite spinning off towards the end of the session.
Follow the 2014 Russian Grand Prix third practice session on F1 Fanatic Live.
The start of F1’s first weekend in Russia ran smoothly but was inevitably overshadowed by the sad absence of Jules Bianchi. Review the developments of the day in Tweets.
Low tyre wear and high fuel consumption is expected to give the Russian Grand Prix a different feel to recent races.
Pictures from the first day of practice for the Russian Grand Prix.
The new official Formula One game F1 2014 hits the shelves next week – but you could win a copy this weekend with your Russian Grand Prix predictions.
Lewis Hamilton was emphatically fastest in the second practice session at Sochi, lapping eight-tenths of a second quicker than anyone else.
Follow the 2014 Russian Grand Prix second practice session on F1 Fanatic Live.