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Nico Rosberg Retires from Formula 1: Latest Details, Comments and Reaction

Published: December 2, 2016

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Nico Rosberg has announced his retirement from Formula One just days after winning his first world championship title at the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix. The Mercedes driver's decision was confirmed by BBC Sport's Andrew Benson: Rosberg, 31, released a statement on his Facebook page in which he said he felt it was the right time to retire having "climbed my mountain": The German sealed the 2016 title at... 


Lewis Hamilton Does Not Deserve Criticism, Punishment for Ignoring Team Orders

Published: November 28, 2016

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There was plenty of handwringing and questioning after Sunday's Abu Dhabi Grand Prix about whether Lewis Hamilton's tactics were on the up-and-up. In a last-ditch effort to swipe the Formula One title from Nico Rosberg, his Mercedes team-mate, Hamilton drove as slowly as he could, attempting to push Rosberg back into the clutches of Sebastian Vettel and Max Verstappen. Hamilton needed a victory coupled... 


Abu Dhabi Grand Prix 2016: Winners and Losers from Yas Marina Race

Published: November 28, 2016

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Nico Rosberg secured the 2016 Formula One world championship in Sunday's Abu Dhabi Grand Prix at the Yas Marina Circuit. Nursing a 12-point advantage over Mercedes team-mate Lewis Hamilton ahead of the final race, Rosberg knew a 16th podium finish of the season would be enough to secure his first world title. The German started and finished second in a tense race under the lights, beating Hamilton—who... 


Abu Dhabi F1 Grand Prix 2016 Results: Winner, Standings, Highlights and Reaction

Published: November 27, 2016

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Nico Rosberg was crowned 2016 Formula One champion on Sunday after a second-place finish in the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix secured top spot in the drivers' standings, where he finished five points ahead of Lewis Hamilton.  Hamilton kept Rosberg at arm's reach, reneging on team orders to speed up his efforts in an attempt to increase his team-mate's chance of missing out on the top-three finish... 


Abu Dhabi F1 Grand Prix 2016 Qualifying: Saturday’s Results, Times, Final Grid

Published: November 26, 2016

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Mercedes' Lewis Hamilton laid down the gauntlet to title rival and team-mate Nico Rosberg on Saturday, as he secured pole position for the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix with an excellent qualifying performance.The two rivals are set to battle it out for the world title in Sunday's Formula One season finale. It's a tussle Hamilton boosted his chances in after posting a time of one minute, 38.755 seconds to finish... 


Abu Dhabi F1 Grand Prix 2016: Start Time, Drivers, TV Schedule and More

Published: November 26, 2016

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The Formula One drivers championship is still officially up for grabs at the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix this Sunday. Mercedes duo Nico Rosberg and Lewis Hamilton are still vying for the title, with the former holding a commanding 12-point lead. However, Hamilton has already made it clear Rosberg won't have things all his own way on the Yas Marina Circuit. The Englishman has so far paced his team-mate and... 


4 Things Zak Brown Must Do to Take McLaren-Honda Back to the Top of Formula 1

Published: November 25, 2016

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Formula One's loss is McLaren-Honda's gain. After announcing his resignation as chief executive officer of CSM Sport and Entertainment in September, leading motorsport business figure Zak Brown seemed almost certain to help shape the future of F1 under proposed new owners Liberty Media. Having shared his impressive vision for the sport in a four-part interview with F1 journalist Peter Windsor, many... 


Abu Dhabi F1 Grand Prix 2016 Qualifying: Results, Times from Friday’s Practice

Published: November 25, 2016

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Mercedes’ Lewis Hamilton made a strong early statement in the Formula One world championship battle with team-mate Nico Rosberg, finishing fastest in both practice sessions on Friday at the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix.  After topping the standings in FP1, Hamilton had a slender edge on the ultrasoft compound in the afternoon, too. His time of one minute, 40.861 seconds put him just ahead of Rosberg.... 


Formula 1′s Latest Rumours and Talk: Nico Rosberg, Lewis Hamilton and More

Published: November 24, 2016

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So, who will become the 2016 Formula One world champion at this weekend's season-ending Abu Dhabi Grand Prix? Will it be Nico Rosberg, the son of a title-winner, who has led the standings for much of the year and enters the race with a healthy 12-point lead? Or will it be Lewis Hamilton, who already has three titles in the bag and has made a habit of bouncing back from disappointments throughout his... 


Abu Dhabi Grand Prix 2016 Preview: Start Time, TV Info, Weather, Schedule, Odds

Published: November 23, 2016

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So it all comes down to this. After the longest season in Formula One history, the 21st and final race will decide the world championship between Mercedes team-mates Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg. Rosberg has the advantage, sitting 12 points ahead in the drivers' standings, but Hamilton has won the last three races, albeit with Rosberg knowing he just had to finish second in each of them to clinch... 


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