Mexican GP (2015)

29 Oct - 01 Nov
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Mexican GP a big boost for Force India sponsors, says Mallya

Vijay Mallya says that the success of the Mexican GP has helped Force India to secure extra sponsorship from the country heading into the 2016 season.

Analysis: Mexico success proof that in F1, fans must come first

The success of the Mexican Grand Prix is proof that Formula 1 races can still attract bumper audiences if fans are given exactly what they want, claims its race promoter. Jonathan Noble investigates.

Mexican GP will get bigger and better, says Slim

Carlos Slim Domit, the Mexican businessman who was a driving force behind getting his country's race back on the Formula 1 calendar, believes the best is yet to come for the event.

Analysis: What F1 can learn from Mexican GP success

The huge success of the first Mexican Grand Prix in over two decades should serve as a lesson to other events, says Jonathan Noble.

Bottas did "absolutely nothing wrong" in Raikkonen incident

Williams' Rob Smedley says Valtteri Bottas did "absolutely nothing wrong" in his clash with Kimi Raikkonen in the Mexican Grand Prix.

Tilke surprised at Mexico's Monza-busting speeds

Formula 1 track designer Hermann Tilke has admitted that he was surprised by the Monza-beating top speeds delivered at the Mexican Grand Prix.

Debut home race “will live with me forever,” says Perez

Sergio Perez says he will never forget racing at his home grand prix for the first time, despite a modest eight place finish.

Analysis: How Rosberg put Hamilton in his place in Mexico

The Mexican Grand Prix was a rare case of Nico Rosberg eclipsing his newly-crowned triple champion teammate Lewis Hamilton. Adam Cooper explains how the German pulled it off.

Ferrari says Mexico disaster "a good lesson"

Ferrari team principal Maurizio Arrivabene says his team's disastrous Mexican Grand Prix will act as a good lesson to prepare itself for the future.

Raikkonen sees no need for Bottas talks after Mexico clash

Kimi Raikkonen sees no need to sort things out with Valtteri Bottas, despite their second collision in three races at the Mexican Grand Prix.

Vettel says retirement caused by driver error

Sebastian Vettel had said he only has himself to blame for the error that put him out of the Mexican Grand Prix.

Mexico win will rebuild Rosberg confidence, says Lauda

Nico Rosberg will be back to his best in Formula 1 now that he has beaten Lewis Hamilton in a straight fight, reckons Niki Lauda.

Wolff: Hamilton right to question orders

Toto Wolff has downplayed Lewis Hamilton's discussion with the Mercedes pit-wall after being asked to make an extra pit-stop during the Mexican GP.

Vettel escapes sanction for first lap incident

Sebastian Vettel has escaped sanction following an alleged breach of the rules when he cut the track in the stadium section on the opening lap of the Mexican Grand Prix.

Sensational Mexican GP debut for the Silver Arrows

An emphatic 1-2 finish at the Autódromo Hermanos Rodríguez!

Mexican Grand Prix – Double retirement for Scuderia Ferrari

Kimi Raikkonen’s race ends on lap 22 after a collision. Sebastian Vettel crashes out with 20 laps to go

Sahara Force India scored ten points in today’s Mexican GP

Nico Hulkenberg and Sergio Perez raced to seventh and eighth places.

Fourth and fifth and a respectable number of points for Red Bull on the Mexican GP

Christian Horner: "It was a great shame for Dany to miss out on a podium finish today."

A tough day in Mexico fo McLaren

Eric Boullier: “Some silver linings to today’s cloud”

A fair result for Toro Rosso in Mexico

Max Verstappen: "I think P9 is the best we could do today and I’m happy to have scored some more points."

Mexican GP: Grosjean and Maldonado took the chequered flag just 0.6 seconds apart

Pastor Maldonado: "It was pretty tough at the end trying to overtake; I was a few tenths faster than Romain but it is tough to pass here."

Ferrari licks its wounds after crash-strewn race

Ferrari recorded its first double-DNF since Australia in 2006 after both its cars crashed out of the Mexican Grand Prix on Sunday.

Mexican GP: Post-race press conference

Nico Rosberg (Mercedes), Lewis Hamilton (Mercedes) and Valtteri Bottas (Williams).

Mexican GP: Rosberg strikes back with dominant victory

Nico Rosberg won the first Mexican Grand Prix for 23 years at the Autodromo Hermanos Rodriguez, beating Mercedes teammate Lewis Hamilton by 1.9s.

Mexican GP: Final starting grid

This is the final starting grid for today's Mexican Grand Prix following all the penalties handed out.

Hamilton: "Different approach" needed to pass Rosberg at the start

Lewis Hamilton has promised to try a "different approach" to the start of the Mexican Grand Prix in a bid to overhaul team-mate Nico Rosberg before the first corner.

Rosberg: Mexican GP a real step into the unknown

Nico Rosberg says that the Mexican GP will be a step into the unknown for everybody as so many elements are on the limit.

Mercedes won't force pre-race agreement between Hamilton and Rosberg

Mercedes boss Toto Wolff has said his team has no intention of trying to sort out a pre-race pact between Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg to avoid first corner trouble in the Mexican Grand Prix.

Perez ready to gamble it all for home podium finish

Sergio Perez is ready to take any gamble he can to grab a home podium in the Mexican Grand Prix, after predicting big surprises in the race.

Hamilton fears lack of overtaking in Mexico race

Lewis Hamilton fears a lack of overtaking during the Mexican Grand Prix given the nature of the Autodromo Hermanos Rodriguez track.

Verstappen's qualifying in Mexico was "one of his best"

Toro Rosso driver Max Verstappen reckons his qualifying performance in the build-up for the Mexican Grand Prix was one of the strongest of his rookie season so far.

Dream Mexican debut for the Silver Arrows with a front row lockout!

Nico Rosberg and Lewis Hamilton were separated by just 0.014s in P3 and 0.188s in Q3

Raikkonen: Fire led to gearbox penalty and brake woes

Kimi Raikkonen is expecting a “tricky” Mexican Grand Prix after a disastrous Saturday that means he will start from near the back of the grid on Sunday.

Mexican Grand Prix: Vettel third fastest, Raikkonen 15th

Sebastian Vettel starts third on the grid, Kimi Raikkonen takes no risks in Q2

Lotus out of Q3 in Mexico

Romain Grosjean: “We’re at a very high altitude, at a track with very low grip, requiring good downforce – which we know are not our strongest points"

Hulkenberg claims "shut up" row was misunderstanding

Nico Hulkenberg has downplayed being told to "shut up" by race engineer Bradley Joyce during qualifying for the Mexican Grand Prix.

Rosberg denies pole lap was driven by anger

Mexican Grand Prix polesitter Nico Rosberg has denied that anger is now his motivation after he had been beaten to the Formula 1 World Championship for the second consecutive season by Mercedes teammate Lewis Hamilton.

Mexican GP: Rosberg takes pole, Vettel beats Red Bulls

Nico Rosberg scored his 20th Formula 1 pole position to outqualify Mercedes teammate Lewis Hamilton by 0.188s around Mexico City’s Autodromo Hermanos Rodriguez.

Mexican GP: Post-qualifying press conference

Nico Rosberg (Mercedes), Lewis Hamilton (Mercedes) and Sebastian Vettel (Ferrari).

Mexican GP: Rosberg pips Hamilton as Raikkonen blows up

Nico Rosberg set the fastest time in Saturday’s final practice session at Mexico City’s Autodromo Hermanos Rodriguez, just ahead of Lewis Hamilton, but Kimi Raikkonen's morning ended early with an apparent engine failure.

Pirelli: New asphalt creates a slippery surface with little grip

Major track evolution has a significant impact on the times during both practice sessions yesterday.

Mercedes: Eventful but productive opening day at the Autódromo Hermanos Rodríguez

Friday saw Formula One return to the track in Mexico for the first time in 23 years.

Bottas reveals rear-wing stall caused massive scare

Valtteri Bottas has revealed a rear-wing stall caused his huge 350km/h spin at Mexico City’s Turn 1 during Friday's second practice session.

Hamilton says Mexican GP track is "crazy" slippery

Lewis Hamilton has highlighted the "slippery" nature of the Autodromo Hermanos Rodriguez as Formula 1 action made its official return to the track on Friday.

Ricciardo surprised by Red Bull pace, but rules out pole

Daniel Ricciardo admitted he was surprised by the competitiveness of his Red Bull Racing team in practice for the Mexican Grand Prix.

Mexican GP: Rosberg quickest in FP2, Red Bulls on pace

Nico Rosberg topped the second free practice session for the Mexican Grand Prix, as the Red Bulls split the Mercedes duo at the head of the times.

Mexico already faster than Monza

Formula 1 cars are already reaching higher top speeds at the Autodromo Hermanos Rodriguez than they do at Monza.

Mexican GP: Verstappen fastest, shortcuts track to set top time

Max Verstappen wrote a small slice of Formula 1 history as the sport returned to Mexico, but his fastest time in opening practice included him straightlining the revamped Esses.

Force India throws support behind Hulkenberg

Force India has promised to do all it can to ensure that Nico Hulkenberg's confidence is not dented by his recent run of incidents in Formula 1.

Williams supports release of 24th bond film SPECTRE at the Mexican GP

Williams driver Felipe Massa plays Bond villain for the day in stunt Jaguar C-X75 featured in SPECTRE

Vettel aiming to beat Rosberg to runner-up spot

Sebastian Vettel says finishing runner-up to Lewis Hamilton in the Formula 1 drivers' championship is his main target for the rest of the season.

Bottas worried about unique downforce in Mexico

Valtteri Bottas has admitted that his biggest worry ahead of the Mexican Grand Prix is that the unique downforce levels could hurt Williams more than its rivals.

Grosjean hails overachieving Lotus team

Outgoing Lotus driver Romain Grosjean has praised his squad for its efforts in 2015, saying it is "crazy" how well the Enstone team has done in light of a general lack of car upgrades.

Sahara Force India previews the first Mexican GP since 1992

Sergio Perez will compete in his first ever home Grand Prix as Formula One returns to Mexico.

Button braced for "toughest" race yet for McLaren-Honda

Jenson Button believes McLaren will endure a "very difficult" Mexican Grand Prix weekend given the demands on the engines.

The Championship fight is over for Mercedes, but the season continues with the Mexican GP

The 2015 Formula One World Championship season continues with Round Seventeen, the Mexican Grand Prix, from Mexico City.

Red Bull drivers call for VSC rules clarification

Red Bull drivers Daniel Ricciardo and Daniil Kvyat believe the Virtual Safety Car rules need clarification following some confusion during the United States Grand Prix.

Verstappen questions tyre compound choices for Mexican GP

Max Verstappen would have preferred to see Pirelli bring its supersoft tyre to the Autodromo Hermanos Rodriguez instead of the chosen selection of mediums and softs.