Formula One’s ruling body, the FIA, and its dominant team, Mercedes, were both left red-faced here on Thursday when the world champion, Lewis Hamilton, made a mockery of the official drivers’ press conference before Sunday’s Japanese Grand Prix.
Any conspiracy theorist who suggests Mercedes want Nico Rosberg, not Lewis Hamilton, to win the Formula One drivers’ title was given plenty of ammunition by the world champion himself here on Sunday.
The heat haze, an almost overwhelming sultriness that had layers of torrid air shimmering above the freshly laid asphalt at the Sepang International Circuit, was not wholly responsible for the moving picture here on Friday.
Jenson Button will become the third driver to start 300 Formula One races when he competes in the Malaysian Grand Prix on Sunday and he has given the clearest indication yet he will not be seen on the grid again after this season.
Nico Rosberg is in the best form of his life, according to Mercedes’ executive director, Toto Wolff, after taking the lead in the Formula One world championship from Lewis Hamilton at the Singapore Grand Prix.
The challenge of Singapore at night, a bumpy, relentless, unforgiving track that saps the energy through its gruelling 23 turns, puts every driver under the spotlight.
Nico Rosberg had the edge for Mercedes over the two practice sessions for the Singapore Grand Prix on Friday, setting the fastest time of 1min 44.152sec in the second session on the fastest ultra-soft tyres. He was just over two-tenths ahead of Kimi Raikkonen’s Ferrari, followed four-tenths back by the Red Bulls of Max Verstappen and Daniel Ricciardo.
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Posters for next month's Japanese Grand Prix put a strange spin on Formula 1.
Bernie Ecclestone has dismissed the increasingly militant stance taken by Formula One’s drivers, insisting they are only repeating what the teams have told them to say about the way in which the sport is run.
Lewis Hamilton has arrived in Spain wondering whether he may require the Hubble Space Telescope to locate Nico Rosberg’s precise location at the top of the Formula One world drivers’ championship.
Nico Rosberg’s recent misfortunes continued in his buildup to Sunday’s British Grand Prix .
Formula One moved a little closer to a brave new world in 2017 with the confirmation from Williams that Canada’s Lance Stroll will become the sport’s youngest driver on the grid next season.
The former world champion Damon Hill believes Mercedes would be making a major mistake if they imposed team orders on their drivers as a result of last weekend’s clash at the Austrian Grand Prix.
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Lewis Hamilton did not drive a car here on Thursday but still managed to show everyone why he is the winner of three world championships, with more likely to come.
Lewis Hamilton arrived on the back foot in China following successive victories for Nico Rosberg in Australia and Bahrain.
The destination of the 2016 Formula One world championship has already been decided in the uncompromising mind of Lewis Hamilton. The final, title-deciding race of the season here on Sunday, which has brought an international media circus to this gaudy oasis in the desert of the United Arab Emirates, is but a backdrop to his remarkable self-belief.
Lewis Hamilton is still smarting at the decision by Mercedes to switch the mechanics working on his and team-mate Nico Rosberg’s cars at the start of this season – but, as he prepares for Sunday’s Abu Dhabi Grand Prix, the last race of the season that will decide which of them win the world title, he said that he will not make his true feelings felt for a while.