Nico Rosberg will start the title-deciding Abu Dhabi Grand Prix on pole. For the 11th time this season the German again held the upper hand in qualifying over his Mercedes teammate and rival Lewis Hamilton, who was forced to settle for second best at the Yas Marina circuit. Hamilton was quickest in the first and second sessions, yet it...

Daniel Ricciardo and Sebastian Vettel have been disqualified from the qualifying results ahead of Sunday’s Abu Dhabi Grand Prix. The Red Bull drivers had originally qualified fifth and sixth for the race at the Yas Marina circuit, only for their cars to later be declared illegal due to an aerodynamic influence. Ricciardo and Vettel, with the German in his...

The Formula One season reaches its climax in Abu Dhabi this weekend, with the championship’s two main protagonists – Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg – set to slug it out in the desert. The Mercedes men have dominated the campaign, winning 16 of the 19 calendar races between them, but that will matter little when they take to the...

Ahead of this weekend’s season-ending Abu Dhabi Grand Prix, talkSPORT caught up with Mercedes pair Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg as they prepare to fight it out for the title. The race, taking place at the Yas Marina Circuit, will see double points awarded to the winner for the very first time. Hamilton currently sits 17 points ahead of...

This feature appears in the current edition of Sport magazine. Download the free iPad app from the Apple Newsstand, and follow on Twitter @sportmaguk This weekend sees the culmination of one of the most fiercely fought Formula One seasons in recent years. While Bernie Ecclestone’s controversial ‘double-points’ rule looks to have justified its introduction, the action reaches a head...

Formula One driver Jules Bianchi is no longer in an artificial coma but remains unconscious and in a critical condition, his family have said. The 25-year-old Frenchman suffered a diffuse axonal injury to his brain, which involves widespread damage, in an horrific crash in wet conditions at the Japanese Grand Prix on October 5. He underwent immediate surgery upon...

Ferrari have confirmed Sebastian Vettel is to replace Fernando Alonso at the end of the season. Vettel, the four-time world champion, had been expected to join the Italian team after announcing in October he would leave Red Bull. The 27-year-old German has now signed a three-year deal to race alongside Kimi Raikkonen from 2015. "When I was a kid,...

Lotus have announced that driver Romain Grosjean will remain with the Formula One team for the 2015 season. The Frenchman, who joined the team in 2012, has had a disappointing campaign picking up just eight points heading into this weekend's final race in Abu Dhabi. It is a long way from the six podium finishes and 132 points he...

Lewis Hamilton carried on his fine form from his 2014 Championship winning season to claim pole position in the first race of the 2015 Formula 1 campaign in Australia. The world champion beat team-mate and rival Nico Rosberg by half a second as Mercedes dominated the qualifying session. Hamilton will start from the front of the grid for Sunday's...

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