Felipe Massa doubted he could have won the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix despite closing rapidly on Lewis Hamilton at the end of the race.
In their final race as team mates, Daniel Ricciardo decisively beat Sebastian Vettel after the two Red Bull drivers started from the pit lane.
Ferrari’s poor pace in Abu Dhabi was highlighted by the fact Fernando Alonso’s best lap time was only 0.007s faster than Kamui Kobayashi’s.
Debris, speed limits and seat belts caused a succession of problems for the Williams drivers in the pits – even when they managed to stop in the correct boxes.
Nico Hulkenberg came within two-tenths of beating Kimi Raikkonen to seventh place in the Brazilian Grand Prix as both used alternative tyre strategies.
Nico Rosberg believes he would have won the Brazilian Grand Prix even without Lewis Hamilton’s mid-race spin.
Fernando Alonso pipped Sebastian Vettel to sixth place after coming under pressure from the Red Bull driver at the end of the race.
Sebastian Vettel’s late pit stop looked like a mistake but was vindicated by his finishing position – and left Jenson Button wishing McLaren had done the same.
Daniel Ricciardo didn’t get the start he needed but a pass on Fernando Alonso and quick pit work by Red Bull helped him finish on the podium.
The strategy Williams used to move Felipe Massa up from 18th on the grid would have worked well had the Safety Car appeared – but surprisingly it never happened.
Strategy in the Russian Grand Prix was shaped by unusually durable tyres, which Nico Rosberg completed almost the entire race distance on.
Having given them a scare in qualifying, Valtteri Bottas was hopeful of taking the fight to Mercedes in the race, but was unable to beat them.
The Red Bull duo used their superior wet weather pace to close on the Mercedes pair during the Japanese Grand Prix – but couldn’t catch them.
Lewis Hamilton set the fastest lap of the Japanese Grand Prix on lap 39 – just as the conditions were taking a turn for the worse.
Jules Bianchi crashed on worn intermediate tyres at a time when track conditions were deteriorating.
The Safety Car changed the complexion of the Singapore Grand Prix and Red Bull’s strategy allowed them to use it to keep Fernando Alonso behind.
Sergio Perez claimed a useful seventh place in Singapore but probably wouldn’t have been in a position to do so had he not collided with Adrian Sutil.
Lewis Hamilton set the fastest lap of the Singapore Grand Prix by over a second, but Mercedes’ speed advantage over their rivals wasn’t as great as that.
Red Bull used aggressive strategies to make their performance count at Monza – but once again it was Daniel Ricciardo who delivered the best result.
Having been relegated to the back row of the grid due to an engine change penalty, Daniil Kvyat fought his way up until he was within striking distance of the points.