In the round-up: Ecclestone demands engine performance converges • Wolff hits out at “abuse” from “lunatics” • Reprimand “ridiculous” – Hamilton
Victory in Russia meant Rosberg completed a clean sweep of the opening four ‘flyaway’ races in a championship which has a touch of Groundhog Day about it.
Footage shot by a fan at Sochi Autodrom shows the moment Sebastian Vettel’s race came to an end when he was hit for a second time by Daniil Kvyat.
Most drivers opted for the same strategy in Russia – Red Bull’s unproductive experiment with the medium tyre demonstrated why. In the pits, Williams were fastest again.
Felipe Massa’s late run on super-softs failed to net the fastest lap as Nico Rosberg was over six-tenths of a second quicker on older and harder rubber.
Jenson Button says improvements should be made to turn two at Sochi Autodrom after another first-lap incident at the track.
Lewis Hamilton limited the damage by climbing eight places to second – but Kevin Magnussen was the biggest mover during the Russian Grand Prix.
Esteban Ocon will drive for Renault in the first practice session for the Spanish Grand Prix.
Daniel Ricciardo says Red Bull avoided telling him his team mate had caused the first-lap crash which wrecked his race and blamed it on Sebastian Vettel instead.
Lewis Hamilton says an exchange of mechanics between his and Nico Rosberg’s garages at Mercedes is not related to his technical problems in the last two races.
Daniil Kvyat accepted responsibility for colliding twice with Sebastian Vettel at the start of the Russian Grand Prix and putting the Ferrari driver out of the race.
Daniil Kvyat has been given three penalty points on his licence for his first-lap collision with Sebastian Vettel.
Nico Rosberg continued his perfect start to 2016 by winning his fourth consecutive race at the start of the season and his seventh since the end of last season.
Nico Rosberg extended his championship lead to 43 points over team mate Lewis Hamilton after winning the Russian Grand Prix.
Nico Rosberg led a Mercedes one-two in the Russian Grand Prix with Kimi Raikkonen joining them on the podium.
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Sebastian Vettel said Daniil Kvyat was obviously to blame for the first-lap collision which took him out of the Russian Grand Prix.
Pictures from the Russian Grand Prix, which got off to a dramatic start as Sebastian Vettel was one of three drivers eliminated in a first lap crash triggered by Daniil Kvyat.
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Will Lewis Hamilton really have as much trouble getting back to the front of the field in Russia as he says he expects to?