Of the two countries which have held the most F1 races, one has just lost its grand prix and the other could be next.
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.
Ferrari’s record points-scoring streak came to an end but Mercedes raised the bar when it came to success with their W05. Review the stats highlights of 2014.
Cars were expected to be much less reliable in 2014 but those fears proved largely unfounded. However Mercedes’ domination of the season was realised.
Lewis Hamilton joined the elite ranks of multiple champions – and passed Fernando Alonso to join F1’s top five race winners.
Nico Rosberg enjoys a much better chance of winning the drivers’ championship in Abu Dhabi because of the double points system.
Nico Rosberg set pole position and for the first time this season it was quicker than last year’s time. But Lewis Hamilton’s victory makes him Britain’s most successful driver.
With double points available for the last race of the season, the championship is increasingly likely to be decided in Abu Dhabi.
Ferrari’s difficult season continued in Japan where they failed to score a point for the first time since the 2010 British Grand Prix.
Hamilton’s seventh win of the season means he has now won half of the races so far this year. Here are all the stats and facts from Singapore.
Lewis Hamilton is enjoying his most successful season in terms of race wins following his sixth victory. Here are the Italian Grand Prix stats and facts.
Despite lapping 1.9 seconds quicker than anyone, Nico Rosberg lost victory in Belgium to Daniel Ricciardo, who took Red Bull’s 50th win. Here are the stats from Spa.
Daniel Ricciardo claimed his second F1 win while Lewis Hamilton replicated Sebastian Vettel’s feat of climbing to third from the pit lane.
Rosberg and Williams were riding high after the German Grand Prix but Sauber failed to score for the tenth race in a row – their worst ever such streak.
Lewis Hamilton equalled Jackie Stewart’s tally of 27 wins on the same weekend F1 had its first woman driver in over 22 years.
Nico Rosberg’s Austrian Grand Prix victory means he has now won more races than his championship-winning father. But Sauber are enduring one of their worst seasons.
Daniel Ricciardo became the 105th driver to win a race while Mercedes’ leading streak ended on the 414th lap of the 2014 season.
Nico Rosberg matched father Keke’s tally of five wins by becoming the 14th driver to win the Monaco Grand Prix twice. Also, Marussia ended their point-less streak.
Mercedes are enjoying the largest performance advantage over their rivals F1 has seen since McLaren’s dominant start to the 1998 season.