Pascal Wehrlein showed a good deal of promise at Manor and even scored a point. But he came under pressure from a new team mate later in the year.
Felipe Massa began his final season of Formula One well but by the end it was clear he’d chosen the right time to retire.
Esteban Ocon drove for less than half the year after being promoted from the DTM but was coming on strong as the season ended.
Felipe Nasr delivered points for Sauber when the opportunity arose but wasn’t their top driver over the course of the season.
A scoreline of zero points to Esteban Gutierrez versus 29 for Romain Grosjean is a brutal verdict on Gutierrez’s efforts. But is it a fair one?
Daniil Kvyat suffered a mauling at the hands of two teams mates during 2016 as he was demoted from Red Bull to Toro Rosso.
When Rio Haryanto’s funding ran dry it was a no-brainer for Manor to replace him, though his season wasn’t a complete waste.
Mercedes’ executive director for technical Paddy Lowe has revealed how Lewis Hamilton’s Abu Dhabi Grand Prix tactics baffled the team’s strategists.
Fernando Alonso got on his bike and Jenson button sampled a Super GT racer at Honda’s annual Thanks Day at the Motegi circuit.
World champion and ex-Formula One driver Nico Rosberg joined his team mate and Mercedes to celebrate at the team’s traditional end-of-season event.
Nico Rosberg has shocked Formula One by announcing his immediate retirement from the sport. Here’s a look back on the 11-year career in pictures.
Nico Rosberg’s shock decision to quit Formula One will create a scramble for one of the most coveted seats on the grid in 2017.
Nico Rosberg has stunned the motor racing world by announcing he will not return to defend his Formula One crown next year.
Toto Wolff reckoned Mercedes had reached the performance limit under the current rules but Mercedes were even further ahead of their closest rival in 2016.
Which drivers ruled the roost in their teams during 2016? Now the season is over it’s time to delve into the data and deliver a verdict.
For drivers in the midfield, seeking promotion to a front-line outfit, beating your team mate is essential. Here’s who came out on top in 2016.
At the rear of the field beating your team mate can be the difference between scoring points and missing out – as was the case in three teams this year.
Max Verstappen has been singled out because of combative overtaking moves according to grand prix winner Juan Pablo Montoya.
Jenson Button has revealed which of his team mates were the strongest during his 17-year Formula One career.
The FIA wants circuits to offer “natural penalties” for drivers who stray beyond track limits to stop them from gaining an advantage, instead of relying on stewards to penalise them.