Warm weather conditions will help Haas get on top of their problems with tyre management, according to Romain Grosjean.
Bernie Ecclestone confers with Hermann Tilke during the first race weekend at Tilke’s latest F1 track, the Baku City Circuit.
Sergio Perez was emphatically chosen as the Driver of the Weekend for the European Grand Prix, taking over two-thirds of the vote after his podium finish.
Baku has replaced Valencia as the home of the European Grand Prix but it hasn’t changed this race’s reputation for tedium.
Lewis Hamilton’s pre-season view on the new radio restrictions was that “some will handle it better than others” – but he was caught out by them in Baku.
Sebastian Vettel says danger remains an important part of F1’s appeal but the sport must continue to improve safety standards.
After two races in which Mercedes’ rivals finally seemed to have got on terms with them, Baku saw a sudden return to domination by the silver cars.
Ten of the best pictures which tell the story of the 2016 European Grand Prix weekend.
Nico Rosberg took an emphatic victory in Baku while several of his rivals further down the order also impressed. Here’s the ratings for the full field.
Williams reached record levels of performance for speed on the track and in the pits during the European Grand Prix weekend.
“Pretty uneventful” was Daniel Ricciardo’s generous verdict on F1’s first race in Baku. Nico Rosberg won with ease while Lewis Hamilton hit trouble again.
Jenson Button and Kevin Magnussen gained the most places during the European Grand Prix, while Sergio Perez made a pass he didn’t need to.
Williams produced the fastest pit stops again but they weren’t quick enough to make Felipe Massa’s two-stop strategy work.
Who do you think was the best driver during the 2016 European Grand Prix weekend? Compare how they did and vote for the best.
Mercedes had pace to throw away but Red Bull struggled on both the super-soft and soft tyres, forcing them to make an extra pit stop.
The 2016 European Grand Prix in pictures.
Kimi Raikkonen has been given two penalty points on his licence for failing to obey the rules regarding the pit lane entrance during the European Grand Prix.
Nico Rosberg also had an engine performance problem which required a switch change during the European Grand Prix but he was able to fix it more quickly.
Lewis Hamilton was unhappy with Formula One’s radio rules after his team were unable to help him correct an engine problem during the European Grand Prix.
Nico Rosberg pulls 24 points clear of Lewis Hamilton in the drivers’ championship after his victory in Baku.