Nico Rosberg wins the penultimate race of the 2015 Formula One season at the Brazilian Grand Prix.
As Hamilton struggled to follow and keep life in his tyres, Rosberg took a controlled victory at the Brazilian Grand Prix. Nico’s race today saw him become the second most experienced German in Formula One history and secure second in the 2015 championship, but today was a day where no one could match Nico Rosberg.
Pole position for the Brazilian Grand Prix secured by Nico Rosberg.
After being under Hamilton’s thumb during Q1 and Q2, Rosberg found the edge in the final qualifying stage to claim his fifth pole in a row. Hamilton himself was chasing pole number 50 but will have to search for his first Brazilian Grand Prix victory from second on the grid.
Final free practice at the Brazilian Grand Prix topped by Lewis Hamilton.
Morning glory for Lewis Hamilton after outpacing the pack in the final practice session at the Brazilian Grand Prix. Hamilton’s 1:12.070 was enough for the Briton to edge Rosberg by one tenth of a second and top his second session of the weekend.
For the penultimate race in the 2015 season, Formula One returns to Interlagos for the Brazilian Grand Prix.
After a glorious return to Mexico, Formula One moves on to one of the permanent fixtures on the calendar, the Brazilian Grand Prix. The race at the Autódromo José Carlos Pace in São Paulo has been on the F1 calendar since 1973 and will this year host its 44th Grand Prix, where Hamilton will look to break his Brazilian duck.
Nico Rosberg on pole position for the Mexican Grand Prix ahead of three-time World Champ, Lewis Hamilton.
Qualifying fell in favour of the title-less Rosberg as Nico dominated his team-mate to take the top spot. When things heated up, Hamilton found himself off Rosberg’s pace throughout the lap while home favourite Sergio Perez missed the moment for his flying lap.
Final free practice at the Mexican Grand Prix topped by Nico Rosberg.
With track limits being watched more closely ahead of qualifying, Nico Rosberg set the pace as the Formula One family got down to business in Mexico. But while Nico may have held the top spot, Hamilton was close in behind despite a session fraught by traffic while Raikkonen’s engine packed up before things really got going.
Nico Rosberg puts a Mercedes back on top in FP2 at the Mexican Grand Prix.
After a morning topped by Max Verstappen, FP2 opened with the same man crashing out of the session. But as the rain fell over the Autodromo Hermanos Rodriguez, Mercedes found their feet to go back on top as Red Bull split the Silver Arrows.