The final race of 2020 may have produced little drama but Max Verstappen’s comprehensive defeat of both Mercedes drivers was an encouraging sign of a closer fight next season.
All night long at the Sakhir Grand Prix it looked like Formula 1 was going to crown a new winner. And it did – but not the one which seemed set to clinch victory as the race headed into its final quarter.
Lewis Hamilton won for the 11th time this year in Bahrain, but Romain Grosjean’s escape from a crash which appeared unsurvivable was a victory of a different kind.
Lewis Hamilton did not look like a victory contender for much of the Turkish Grand Prix. Then he produced one of his greatest drives to seal a record-equalling seventh world championship.
Lewis Hamilton took advantage of his team mate’s delay to grab his ninth victory of the year and seal Mercedes’ constructors championship. A seventh title triumph now awaits him.
Lewis Hamilton judged the performance of his tyres to perfection to reclaim the lead of the Portuguese Grand Prix from his team mate, and cement his place in the F1 record books.
One of the great all-time F1 records fell to Lewis Hamilton in Germany, and another one will surely follow. He reached Michael Schumacher’s 91 wins, and a seventh title is next.
Lewis Hamilton vented his frustration after Valtteri Bottas took advantage of his penalty to close the gap between them in the championship.
F1’s first visit to Mugello left most teams with at least one heavily damaged car. But Mercedes rose above the carnage and Lewis Hamilton took his sixth win of the year.
One year since he was cast aside by Red Bull, Pierre Gasly grabbed his opportunity to become a race winner in an extraordinary Italian Grand Prix.
Lewis Hamilton’s unchallenged run to victory at Spa-Francorchamps made for an unmemorable race – one Ferrari will be especially eager to forget after their dire performance.
Lewis Hamilton’s fourth victory of 2020 showcased his supreme tyre management ability. But he wants Formula 1 races to be more than a test of who looks after their rubber best.
Max Verstappen capitalised on Mercedes’ unexpected tyre problems at Silverstone to score a surprise victory and overtake Valtteri Bottas as the closest challenger to Lewis Hamilton.
Lewis Hamilton salvaged victory in his home race with some last-lap heroics, but Pirelli now faces a race to solve the cause of the punctures he and two other drivers suffered.
Lewis Hamilton’s dominant performance in the Hungarian Grand Prix gave him the lead in the championship. Can anyone stop him scoring a seventh world title this year?
Having stumbled twice in the season-opener at the Red Bull Ring last week, Lewis Hamilton made amends in part two of F1’s unprecedented ‘double-header’.
Valtteri Bottas overcame race-long problems in his Mercedes to start 2020 with a belated victory, as Formula 1 held a successful first ‘closed’ grand prix.