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Hungarian Grand Prix: Nico Rosberg trumps Lewis Hamilton in Hungaroring chaos

Hungarian Grand Prix: Nico Rosberg trumps Lewis Hamilton in Hungaroring chaos

The championship-leading 31-year-old German produced a fastest lap of one minute and 19.965 seconds.

Hungarian Grand Prix: Nico Rosberg seals deal as Lewis Hamilton crashes out in Friday Practice

Hungarian Grand Prix: Nico Rosberg seals deal as Lewis Hamilton crashes out in Friday Practice

The 31-year-old German seized his chance and took full advantage after his team-mate and defending three-time champion Hamilton hit the barriers only 13 minutes into the second practice.

Mercedes' Nico Rosberg signs a new two-year deal, extending his stay to 2018

Mercedes' Nico Rosberg signs a new two-year deal, extending his stay to 2018

Rosberg leads defending three-time champion Hamilton, who is also under contract with Mercedes until 2018, by one point ahead of Sunday`s Hungarian Grand Prix.

No pressure despite Lewis Hamilton's surge, says Nico Rosberg

No pressure despite Lewis Hamilton's surge, says Nico Rosberg

Rosberg was runner-up to world champion Hamilton in the previous two seasons and his advantage over the Briton this term has shrunk from 43 points since the Spanish Grand Prix in May.

Hungarian Grand Prix: Lewis Hamilton sweats over record fifth victory

Hungarian Grand Prix: Lewis Hamilton sweats over record fifth victory

In six races since the F1 circus arrived at the Circuit de Catalunya, Rosberg has won only once while Hamilton has collected four wins to release his team-mate`s grip on the championship.

Extreme competition makes it difficult to be friends with Lewis Hamilton: Nico Rosberg

Extreme competition makes it difficult to be friends with Lewis Hamilton: Nico Rosberg

Describing Hamilton as `one of the sweetest opponents`, Rosberg said that he gets the `greatest satisfaction` from beating the British world champion.

British Grand Prix: Lewis Hamilton wins to narrow Nico Rosberg lead

British Grand Prix: Lewis Hamilton wins to narrow Nico Rosberg lead

Defending three-time champion Hamilton reeled off his fourth win in five races as he steams up behind Rosberg in the title race.

British Grand Prix: Lewis Hamilton takes pole in Mercedes one-two

British Grand Prix: Lewis Hamilton takes pole in Mercedes one-two

The Mercedes one-two was followed up by Red Bull`s Max Verstappen.

British Grand Prix: Lewis Hamilton fastest as Nico Rosberg hits trouble on Friday sessions

British Grand Prix: Lewis Hamilton fastest as Nico Rosberg hits trouble on Friday sessions

Triple world champion Hamilton was quickest in both practice sessions.

Formula One: Lewis hoping to close gap on teammate Nico Rosberg at Silverstone

Formula One: Lewis hoping to close gap on teammate Nico Rosberg at Silverstone

A 140,000-strong crowd is expected at Silverstone on Sunday with most cheering on Hamilton who won last year.

Formula One: Lewis Hamilton against team orders, urges Mercedes to let him race teammate Nico Rosberg

Formula One: Lewis Hamilton against team orders, urges Mercedes to let him race teammate Nico Rosberg

Hamilton won Sunday`s race after surviving a collision with Rosberg on the final lap.

Austrian Grand Prix: Lewis Hamilton wins after last lap Nico Rosberg crash

Austrian Grand Prix: Lewis Hamilton wins after last lap Nico Rosberg crash

Hamilton`s win ended Rosberg`s hopes of a third consecutive victory and cut the German`s lead in the title race from 24 points to 11.

Austrian Grand Prix: Lewis Hamilton on pole again, Nico Rosberg seventh

Austrian Grand Prix: Lewis Hamilton on pole again, Nico Rosberg seventh

It was Hamilton's second successive pole in Austria, his fifth of 2016 and the 54th of his career.

Austrian Grand Prix: Nico Rosberg sets record pace at Red Bull Ring during Friday practice

Austrian Grand Prix: Nico Rosberg sets record pace at Red Bull Ring during Friday practice

Since Austria returned to the calendar in 2014, after an 11-year absence, Rosberg has won both races and Mercedes-engined cars have swept the podium.

Austrian GP: Mercedes drier Nico Rosberg targets hat-trick on Sunday

Austrian GP: Mercedes drier Nico Rosberg targets hat-trick on Sunday

Only Mercedes-powered cars have finished in the top three since the race returned to the calendar in 2014 after an 11-year break, with Ferrari`s Sebastian Vettel fourth last season.

Nico Rosberg looks good for 2016 F1 title, insists Lewis Hamilton

Nico Rosberg looks good for 2016 F1 title, insists Lewis Hamilton

Reigning world champion Lewis Hamilton believes that it could be a `good year` for his Mercedes team-mate Nico Rosberg after the German added another victory to his account at the European Grand Prix.Rosberg, who started from the pole position, cruised to his fifth victory of the season after beating Ferrari`s Sebastian Vettel in the inaugural edition of the European Grand Prix on the Baku street circuit.

European Grand Prix: Nico Rosberg cruises to victory in Azerbaijan

European Grand Prix: Nico Rosberg cruises to victory in Azerbaijan

With the victory, the German driver has increased his championship lead over Mercedes team-mate Lewis Hamilton to 24 points.

European Grand Prix: Nico Rosberg on pole in Baku as Lewis Hamilton crashes

European Grand Prix: Nico Rosberg on pole in Baku as Lewis Hamilton crashes

Hamilton was quickest in all three practice sessions but the world champion had an error-strewn qualifying culminating in him crashing his Mercedes in Q3.

Canadian Grand Prix: Lewis Hamilton claims 53rd career pole

Canadian Grand Prix: Lewis Hamilton claims 53rd career pole

The defending three-time world champion clocked a best lap in one minute and 12.812 seconds.