Race winner Lewis Hamilton had plenty to celebrate after claiming victory in the Japanese GP at Suzuka to lead the world championship by 67 points with four rounds remaining.
Lewis Hamilton (no 44) overtook fellow Mercedes driver Valtteri Bottas under team orders on his way to a decisive victory in the 2018 F1 title race as he extended his advantage over Sebastian Vettel to 50 points.
Lewis Hamilton led from pole position in his famous No.44 Mercedes and took his seventh victory of the season on the Marina Bay street circuit in Singapore.
Hamilton stormed to a record-equalling fifth Italian Grand Prix victory — overtaking both Ferraris in the process.
Lewis Hamilton celebrates with the trophy on the podium after winning the Hungarian Grand Prix at the Hungaroring near Budapest to extend his title lead over Sebastian Vettel to 24 points.
Hamilton celebrates an extraordinary comeback win at the German Grand Prix to give him a 17-point championship lead as title rival Sebastian Vettel crashed out
Dutch driver Max Verstappen claims a dramatic victory at the home of Red Bull Racing. But how does that impact the Drivers’ Championship?
Sebastian Vettel took full advantage of a bizarre incident involving both cars of the American-owned Haas team to claim the opening race of the 2018 Formula One season in Australia.–
Vettel — 25 points
Hamilton — 18 points
Raikonnen — 15 points
Vettel won for the second time in as many races at the Bahrain Grand Prix. But the Italian team’s victory was overshadowed after one of its mechanics suffered a broken leg when he was hit by Kimi Raikkonen’s car during a pit stop.–
Vettel — 50 points
Hamilton — 33 points
Bottas — 22 points
An inspired Daniel Ricciardo claimed a remarkable and unexpected victory from sixth on the grid after a tactical masterstroke by his Red Bull team in Shanghai, with furious championship leader Vettel back in eighth place.–
Vettel — 54 points
Hamilton — 45 points
Bottas — 40 points
Lewis Hamilton was the chief beneficiary of a late puncture suffered by his Mercedes teammate Valtteri Bottas as he clinched his first win of the season at April’s action-packed Azerbaijan Grand Prix.–
Hamilton — 70 points
Vettel — 66 points
Raikkonen — 48 points
After his unlikely victory in Azerbaijan, it was a second straight win for Hamilton as he bids for a fifth world championship — and it could not have been more comfortable.–
Hamilton — 95 points
Vettel — 78 points
Bottas — 57 points
Ricciardo nursed his ailing Red Bull to a remarkable victory on the streets of Monte Carlo and with it made up for his 2016 heartbreak on the same circuit.–
Hamilton — 110 points
Vettel — 96 points
Ricciardo — 72 points
Sebastian Vettel’s 50th career victory saw him replace Lewis Hamilton at the top of the championship standings to cap an emotional day for the Ferrari team.–
Vettel — 121 points
Hamilton — 120 points
Bottas — 86 points
Briton Lewis Hamilton won the first French Grand Prix since 2008.
The Mercedes driver avoided the worst of a dramatic start that saw title rival Sebastian Vettel clip Valtteri Bottas. Both drivers sustained damage in the collision, forcing them to pit early them and fall to the back of the grid.
Hamilton — 145 points
Vettel — 131 points
Ricciardo — 96 points
Red Bull’s Max Verstappen won a dramatic Austrian Grand Prix as hitherto championship leader Lewis Hamilton and Mercedes teammate, Valtteri Bottas, were forced to retire.–
Vettel – 146 points
Hamilton – 145 points
Raikkonen – 101 points
Home favorite Lewis Hamilton was denied a sixth victory at the British Grand Prix as Ferrari’s Sebastian Vettel took control of the championship at Silverstone–
Vettel – 171Hamilton – 163Raikkonen – 116–
Hamilton fought back from 14th on the grid to claim an astonishing victory as Vettel crashed out at Hockenheim.–
Hamilton – 188
Vettel – 171
Raikkonen – 131
Hamilton went into F1’s summer break with a season-high 24-point advantage in the title race over Vettel after winning at the Hungaroring.–
Hamilton — 213 points
Vettel — 189 points
Raikkonen — 146 points
Fernando Alonso’s car was launched over the top of Charles Leclerc on the opening corner of the Belgian Grand Prix. Sebastian Vettel went on to win at Spa to cut Lewis Hamilton’s lead at the top of the Driver Standings to 17 points.–
Hamilton — 231Vettel — 214Raikkonen – 146–
Ferrari’s sea of fans — the ‘Tifosi’ — hold up a flag making fun of Lewis Hamilton, but he has the last laugh, winning the Italian Grand Prix for the fifth time