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Nico Rosberg keeping the champagne on ice despite closing in on title

Nico Rosberg keeping the champagne on ice despite closing in on title

Runner-up to Hamilton in the overall standings in the last two years, he is not planning to change it now that the title is within reach.

Force India extend lead over Williams after top-10 finish in Japanese Grand Prix

Force India extend lead over Williams after top-10 finish in Japanese Grand Prix

With four race remaining, Force India remain focussed on finishing fourth in the championship.

Nico Rosberg wins Japanese Grand Prix, Lewis Hamilton finishes third after terrible start

Nico Rosberg wins Japanese Grand Prix, Lewis Hamilton finishes third after terrible start

The one-three finish for the pair meant that Mercedes secured the Constructors` Championship for the third successive season.

Seething Lewis Hamilton snubs media after being pipped to Japanese GP pole position by Nico Rosberg

Seething Lewis Hamilton snubs media after being pipped to Japanese GP pole position by Nico Rosberg

After being pipped to pole position by Mercedes team-mate Nico Rosberg, Hamilton let rip.

Nico Rosberg secures pole for Japanese Grand Prix, Mercedes teammate Lewis Hamilton 2nd

Nico Rosberg secures pole for Japanese Grand Prix, Mercedes teammate Lewis Hamilton 2nd

The German`s Mercedes team mate Lewis Hamilton will start alongside him in second with Kimi Raikkonen locking down third spot for Sunday`s race in his Ferrari.

Japanese Grand Prix: Jenson Button, Fernando Alonso struggle in Honda homecoming

Japanese Grand Prix: Jenson Button, Fernando Alonso struggle in Honda homecoming

The combination has made steady progress this year, however, and they go into their home race at the Suzuka track — owned by Honda — expecting to score decent points.

First blood to rampant Nico Rosberg in Japanese Grand Prix

First blood to rampant Nico Rosberg in Japanese Grand Prix

Hamilton, by contrast, has had a tumultuous few days after a blown engine robbed the Briton of victory last weekend.

Lewis Hamilton wants changes made to F1 format

Lewis Hamilton wants changes made to F1 format

British Formula One champion Lewis Hamilton on Saturday urged the organisers to improve their race weekend format.

F1 should keep radio messages private: Fernando Alonso

F1 should keep radio messages private: Fernando Alonso

 After his controversial outburst at McLaren was broadcast live at the Japanese Grand Prix, Formula One driver Fernando Alonso has said that the sport's radio messages should stay between driver and team.

Renault to take over Lotus F1 team for 2016

Renault to take over Lotus F1 team for 2016

 Car manufacturer Renault have signed a letter of intent with the current owners of the Lotus Formula 1 team regarding its potential acquisition of the Enstone squad.

Lewis Hamilton defends lunge on Nico Rosberg in Japan

Lewis Hamilton defends lunge on Nico Rosberg in Japan

Lewis Hamilton denied he had acted unsportingly with the move which swept him past fierce rival Nico Rosberg at the start of the Japanese Grand Prix on Sunday.

Strong show by Force India driver Nico Hulkenberg at Suzuka, finishes 6th

Strong show by Force India driver Nico Hulkenberg at Suzuka, finishes 6th

Nico Hulkenberg brushed aside a poor qualifying to finish sixth at the Japanese Grand Prix as Sahara Force India maintained its fifth place in the constructors championship table, here on Sunday.

Japanese Grand Prix: Lewis Hamilton blazes to Suzuka win, matches idol Ayrton Senna's 41 victories

Japanese Grand Prix: Lewis Hamilton blazes to Suzuka win, matches idol Ayrton Senna's 41 victories

Lewis Hamilton blazed to victory at the Japanese Grand Prix ahead of Mercedes team mate Nico Rosberg on Sunday to strengthen his grip on a third world title.

Mercedes' F1 rivals fear normal service has resumed in Japan

Mercedes' F1 rivals fear normal service has resumed in Japan

Red Bull and Ferrari feared Formula One had shrugged off the blip of Singapore and resumed `normal service` after dominant champions Mercedes swept the front row in Japanese Grand Prix qualifying on Saturday.

Jenson Button hits back at Niki Lauda "money" comments

Jenson Button hits back at Niki Lauda "money" comments

 Jenson Button hit back at Niki Lauda on Saturday after the Austrian Formula One great suggested the driver had told him he wanted to stay at McLaren next year and any uncertainty was about money.

Sergio Perez qualifies 9th for Japanese Grand Prix

Sergio Perez qualifies 9th for Japanese Grand Prix

Sahara Force India's Sergio Perez and Nico Hulkenberg will start the Formula 1 Japanese Grand Prix from ninth and 14th on the grid.

Japanese Grand Prix: Daniil Kvyat starts from pitlane after his biggest crash

Japanese Grand Prix: Daniil Kvyat starts from pitlane after his biggest crash

Red Bull`s Daniil Kvyat will start Sunday`s Japanese Formula One Grand Prix from the pitlane after turning his car into the biggest wreck of his career.

Mercedes' Nico Rosberg on pole in Japan after Daniil Kvyat crashes

Mercedes' Nico Rosberg on pole in Japan after Daniil Kvyat crashes

Nico Rosberg put Formula One world champions Mercedes back on pole position for the Japanese Grand Prix on Saturday after Red Bull`s Daniil Kvyat crashed heavily and brought qualifying to an early close.

Nico Rosberg quickest in frantic Japanese GP practice

Nico Rosberg quickest in frantic Japanese GP practice

Nico Rosberg posted the fastest time ahead of world champion Lewis Hamilton as Mercedes flexed their muscles in a frantic final practice Saturday for the Japanese Grand Prix.

Japanese Grand Prix: Wet Suzuka practice leaves questions unanswered

Japanese Grand Prix: Wet Suzuka practice leaves questions unanswered

A rain soaked first Japanese Grand Prix practice on Friday provided no immediate answers to questions about how Formula One world champions Mercedes would fare after their mysterious Singapore slump last weekend.