Nico Rosberg realistic but determined to challenge Lewis Hamilton
Nico Rosberg realistic but determined to challenge Lewis Hamilton

After leading the championship for most of the year, a candid Nico Rosberg found himself facing the prospect of another dent to his title hopes after being comprehensively outpaced by Mercedes team-mate Lewis Hamilton on Saturday.

Bottas celebrates first F1 podium finish

Valtteri Bottas gave Finland another presence on the Formula One podium on Sunday when the Williams driver celebrated his first top three finish at the Austrian Grand Prix.

Mercedes team mates braced for future friction

Mercedes team mates Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg have made clear that friendship has its limits and theirs is likely to be tested to the full this year as they fight for the Formula One title.

Rosberg win was `personal ambition` for Brawn

Of the many Formula One victories that Ross Brawn has celebrated over an extraordinary career spanning several decades, Nico Rosberg`s first with Mercedes in China offered a particular satisfaction.