Nico Rosberg scored his fourth consecutive victory yesterday, extending his best-ever winning streak in Formula One.
More front row lock-outs, more one-two finishes and more points: Mercedes raised the bar with a dominant and record-smashing campaign in 2015.
Lewis Hamilton has won at almost every venue on the calendar, but despite four front row starts at Interlagos he is yet to win in Brazil.
Pole position, win and fastest lap gave Nico Rosberg the first hat-trick of his F1 career – but it was a rotten weekend for Ferrari.
While their former driver clinched his third world championship, McLaren entered their longest streak without a grand prix win on Sunday.
Mercedes became the ninth team in F1 history to successfully defend the constructors championship yesterday.
Lewis Hamilton became the second driver in the space of five races to equal Ayrton Senna’s tally of 41 race victories. Sebastian Vettel did the same in Hungary.
Many expected Lewis Hamilton to reach Ayrton Senna’s tally of 41 wins in Singapore. He didn’t: but Sebastian Vettel surpassed it.
Lewis Hamilton can equal Ayrton Senna’s career tally of 41 wins from 161 starts in Singapore, and tie his record for most consecutive pole positions.
Lewis Hamilton equalled Ayrton Senna’s tally of 80 podium finishes at the weekend but Sebastian Vettel’s 21-race points streak was ended by a tyre blow-out.
Sebastian Vettel has equalled Ayrton Senna’s tally of 41 grand prix victories – and he did it having started nine fewer races.
Lewis Hamilton became the seventh driver in Formula One history to win his home race three times – something even his idol Ayrton Senna never managed.
Nico Rosberg has now won as many races as Felipe Massa, while Lewis Hamilton equalled a 45-year-old record held by Jackie Stewart.
Lewis Hamilton could equal a record which has stood for 45 years at the next round of the championship.
Nico Rosberg became the first driver since Ayrton Senna to win three Monaco Grands Prix in a row. Meanwhile Mercedes engine set a new F1 record.
From Felipe Massa in 2007 to Nico Rosberg yesterday, nine different drivers have won the last nine Spanish Grands Prix.
Lewis Hamilton has now spent more than 10,000 kilometres in the lead of F1 races – and has led 168 laps to Nico Rosberg’s five so far this year.
They may not have always finished in the same positions, but Hamilton, Rosberg and Vettel have appeared on all of the first three podiums of the 2015 season
Sebastian Vettel needs just one more victory to equal Ayrton Senna’s tally of wins. Also in Malaysia Max Verstappen became F1’s youngest every points-scorer.
Lewis Hamilton’s 34th career victory means he could have won more races than Ayrton Senna and Sebastian Vettel by the end of the year.