World champion Lewis Hamilton grabbed pole position in a Mercedes one-two Saturday for the season-opening Australian Grand Prix in Melbourne.
Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel landed a blow in the Formula One world championship by winning rival Lewis Hamilton's home British Grand Prix in a dramatic Silverstone race on Sunday.
Lewis Hamilton extended his lead in the world championship to 17 points on Sunday when he roared to an imperious victory as Mercedes scored a one-two triumph at the Spanish Grand Prix.
Sebastian Vettel made full use of the virtual safety car to sneak in front of Lewis Hamilton midway the race before the German held off the frustrated Briton to win the season-opening Australian Grand Prix on Sunday.
Germany's Nico Rosberg romped to his fifth win in a row for Mercedes on Sunday and ended Formula One champion teammate Lewis Hamilton's hopes of a third successive Bahrain Grand Prix victory.