Among the rest of the field, Russian Daniil Kvyat was now Daniel Ricciardo’s teammate at Red Bull, while Toro Rosso had an exciting new lineup with debutants Max Verstappen (the youngest ever to race in F1 at 17 years and 166 days) and Spanish Carlos Sainz Jr. [45] Max Chilton relinquished his seat, joining the Indy Lights championship,[46] while Jules Bianchi was in a coma at the start of the season and ultimately died from injuries sustained at the 2014 Japanese Grand Prix. Caterham F1, and the Hockenheimring, which was removed from the calendar). [108], Ferrari came into the season seemingly much more competitive than the previous season, finishing on the podium in the opening race. This restriction added to the partial radio ban implemented at the end of the previous season. The runner-up was his teammate Nico Rosberg, 59 points behind, with Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel third, another 44 points adrift. Jede Benutzung in ein andere Website oder in alle andere Sendungträger ist verboten, abgesehen von der Erlaubnis des betroffene Schreiber. The running in the 2015 US Grand Prix was limited due to heavy rain at Austin, and qualifying took place under wet conditions on Sunday. The manufacturer claims that the vehicles powered by 4499 cc engine with 570 horsepowernot a match there. The latter became the youngest driver to make a Formula One début, at the age of 17 years, 164 days when he started the season. [112], Rosberg quickly cut into Hamilton's championship lead by securing victories in Spain (reducing his deficit to twenty points) and Monaco. It was also the first season of the revived McLaren-Honda team. [146], Sauber's early season preparations were disrupted by a series of legal challenges from the former Caterham driver Giedo van der Garde, who claimed the team had reneged on a contract that was signed in June 2014. [86] Red Bull's Daniel Ricciardo finished a lap down in sixth,[87] prompting the team to continue to voice their frustrations with Renault, as they were forced to use its second of four allotted power units for Ricciardo on the very first day of the season. [132], Shortly before the thirteenth round in Singapore, Manor Marussia announced that the American GP2 driver Alexander Rossi would race for the team, replacing Merhi in five of the final seven rounds, while Merhi was retained for the remaining two. Ferrari 458 Challenge. [71], Several rules regarding penalties were changed for the 2015 season. [137] Vettel capitalised on the results with third and second-place finishes respectively, to take second place in the Drivers' Championship from Rosberg with four rounds remaining, while Hamilton extended his lead to sixty-six points, the highest lead he had held in the season. [147] Van der Garde filed a motion with the Supreme Court of Victoria in Australia in an effort to force the team to replace one of their drivers with him at the opening round in Melbourne,[148] with the court finding in his favour. CPU: Intel Core i5 3570 or AMD FX 6300; CPU SPEED: Info; RAM: 8 GB; OS: Windows 7 64 bit or Windows 8 64 bit; VIDEO CARD: Intel Iris Pro or AMD R9 290 /Nvidia GTX970; PIXEL SHADER: 5.0; VERTEX SHADER: 5.0; SOUND CARD: Yes; FREE DISK SPACE: 20 GB; DEDICATED VIDEO RAM: 1 GB ; Click here for the latest video card drivers. Where a driver had not been confirmed the occupant of the seat for 2014 is listed and marked TBC. [37] They were replaced by the 2014 Formula Renault 3.5 Series champion Carlos Sainz Jr.[38] and the 2014 FIA Formula 3 European Championship third-place finisher Max Verstappen. Saison der Formel-1-Weltmeisterschaft und umfasste erneut 19 Grands Prix. The replacement of a complete power unit, exceeding the maximum number allowed per season, no longer resulted in a penalty in itself. Then, at Monaco, Hamilton started from Pole and was dominating the race before losing it due to an ill-advised pitstop behind a Safety Car caused by a collision between Verstappen and Lotus’ Romain Grosjean. Information on the 2015 F1 season. Because of this domination the constructors championship shows a massif gap of 275 points between Mercedes and … Tauche tiefer in den Formel-1-Zirkus ein als je zuvor und erlebe die spannende Welt des glamourösen Motorsports. [151] After talks between the FIA and Lotus,[152] the team was allowed to leave Spa with their equipment and cars, and was able to start the following race in Italy.[153]. 1 L. Hamilton Mercedes. [139] Rosberg won the final three races in Mexico,[140] Brazil,[141] and Abu Dhabi to reclaim second in the Drivers' Championship from Vettel,[142] while Hamilton secured the Fastest Lap Award in Brazil. Lewis Hamilton and Nco Rosberg together won 16 of the 19 races. McLaren ended their 20-year partnership with Mercedes-Benz, in favour of a return to Honda, who had previously supplied them from 1988 until 1992. [52], The rules regarding qualifying and the start times of some races were tweaked. Rosberg stopped Hamilton’s run of Pole Positions at Spain and took the victory. [116], At the following Grands Prix in Canada,[117] Austria,[118] and Britain,[119] Mercedes put to rest the criticism following the result in Monaco[120] through finishing first and second in the next three races, extending their championship lead to 160 points over Ferrari. November wieder auf der Yas-Insel vor Abu Dhabi. Glossary Tweet [52] If a car was deemed to have been released from a pit stop in an unsafe manner, the driver would receive a ten-second stop-and-go penalty. Because of this domination the constructors championship shows a massif gap of 275 points  between Mercedes and runner up Ferrari. The car was powered by a 2014 specification Ferrari power unit, with a new chassis to be introduced later in the season. The procedure could be initiated when double waved yellow flags were needed on any section of a circuit where competitors and officials were in danger, but the circumstances did not warrant deployment of the actual safety car. [94] The team acquired twenty-six points, enough for a distant fourth,[95] and Ricciardo entered the European stages of the season on his fourth and final permissible power unit with fifteen events remaining on the calendar. [150], Lotus suffered financially throughout the season, culminating in Pirelli withholding their tyres for the Friday practice sessions in Hungary. [86] They finished over thirty seconds clear of Sebastian Vettel, who finished third and secured a podium finish in his first race with Ferrari. Previous year Next year. Rosberg won for the third straight year at Monaco and Vettel finished second, ahead of Hamilton. [72], There were other changes introduced in a bid to further increase the safety of the sport. After his DNF at Singapore, Hamilton won at Suzuka and Sochi. [89] After the race, the Red Bull team advisor Helmut Marko suggested that Red Bull might exit Formula One entirely if changes to the regulations were not made to level the field or cut development costs. Also, Red Bull’s Kvyat achieved his first F1 podium and Ricciardo finished third in what were the team’s first appearances in the podium in 2015. With Rosberg's retirement at the event, Hamilton entered the closing rounds of the season with a lead of fifty-three points over his teammate in the Drivers' Championship standings, the largest gap of the season at that point,[129] while Vettel sat a further twenty-one points behind. Content may be subject to copyright. [40][41] Gutiérrez and Sutil went on to join Ferrari and Williams respectively as reserve drivers. Hamilton secured his third Drivers' Championship with three races left in the season. At this point, the McLaren-Honda merger was already a disappointment, not only due to the car being uncompetitive, but also due to horrible reliability. [108] Sauber left the opening rounds with their first points since 2013. [N 1], Constructors' Championship points were awarded as per the Drivers' Championship with the results of both cars taken into account. [145] Both Hamilton and Mercedes collected their championship trophies at a gala held in Paris on 4 December 2015. Hamilton entered the weekend with a chance to secure his third World Drivers’ Championship, as he needed to outscore Vettel by nine points and Rosberg by two. The Mexican Grand Prix returned to the Formula One calendar for the first time since 1992. [77], Before the start of the season, Hamilton announced he would not be exercising his option of switching his car number to 1 for 2015, as was his prerogative as reigning World Champion, and would instead race with his career number 44. Fahre wie ein Weltmeister! [107] They were one of two teams, the other being McLaren, to return to Europe without a championship point. [67], As well as the existing five-second penalty that could be served during a driver's scheduled pit stop, a new ten-second penalty was introduced, to be served in the same manner. Vettel had overtaken Verstappen for P3, but was unable to pass Rosberg for P2. Alle Texten anwesend in StatsF1 sind die exklusive Eigentum ihrer Schreiber. However, the German team showed the same kind of power demonstrated in 2014, again with Lewis Hamilton dominating the World Drivers’ Championship ahead of Nico Rosberg. [4], Several team changes took place before the season began. F1 2015 is a racing game based on the 2015 Formula One season developed by Codemasters.It was released on 10 July 2015, and features the team and driver line-ups from the 2015 season, including the Autódromo Hermanos Rodríguez. [86] Kimi Räikkönen said the SF15-T was "much better" to drive than 2014's F14 T.[109] In Malaysia, Vettel won comfortably and Räikkönen finished in fourth, despite suffering a tyre failure. Rosberg was leading the race heading into the final laps, but on lap 48 he made a mistake and Hamilton got through. The second half of the year was completely taken over by Hamilton, starting with two straight Poles at Belgium and Italy to tie the second-largest streak of Poles in history, with seven. [136][137] He was passed by Hamilton on the opening corner in Japan[136] and retired on lap seven in Russia. Thus, the Australian, Malaysia, Chinese, Japanese and Russian Grands Prix started an hour earlier than in 2014. The schedules below are showing all race classifications of the grand prix held in 2015. [149] Van der Garde later agreed not to participate in the event, with the driver and team settling the dispute for an undisclosed sum and terminating the contract following the first round. Ferrari 458 Challenge Racer. [52] In light of a regulation introduced in 2014 dictating that a race could not run for more than four hours and following recommendations from the report into Jules Bianchi's accident the previous season, the start times of five Grands Prix were moved forward by an hour so races did not start with less than four hours until dusk. [92] Manor Marussia continued to show signs of consistency, with both cars qualifying within 107%, starting, and finishing both Grands Prix in China and Bahrain. F1 2015 Deutsch: Für kurze Zeit gibt es das realistische Rennspiel "F1 2015" von Codemasters beim "Humble Bundle" zum kostenlosen Download. [53] The Korean Grand Prix was scheduled to return to the Formula One calendar after being removed in 2014,[52] but the plan was ultimately abandoned. [127][128], Hamilton closed out the European portion of the season with his seventh victory of the season in Italy. [50], Kamui Kobayashi went on to race in the Super Formula series in Japan after the folding of Caterham left him without a drive in Formula One. The following teams and drivers took part in the 2015 Formula One World Championship. Mercedes, Ferrari and Williams led the Constructors’ table, while McLaren finished a lowly ninth. [115] This left the Marussia drivers of Stevens and Merhi, along with the other McLaren driver, Fernando Alonso, as the only full-time drivers not to score a point after seven rounds. The race was eventful and a wet start was great for Red Bull, as their two drivers were able to challenge Hamilton for the lead in the early stages. [105] The team managed to get their cars running and on the racetrack by the second round in Malaysia, and were able to set times within 107% of the leading times in practice, giving stewards reasonable grounds to allow the team to race when they failed to do so in qualifying. Racing resumed on lap seventy-one and Rosberg quickly pulled away, remaining in the lead till the chequered flag. Sepp Blatter has cast a further shadow on the integrity of the World Cup vote in 2010 by revealing that Michel Platini was responsible for Qatar being awarded the 2022 tournament over the USA. [78], Following the financial struggles faced by Marussia and Caterham in 2014, the FIA approved the use of 2014-specification chassis in 2015 provided that teams showed cause and received an individual dispensation to compete with their old chassis. Ab. The race was held at the Autódromo Hermanos Rodríguez circuit located in the centre of Mexico City, which was the location of all Mexican Grands Prix in previous decades. [113] As a result, Hamilton's lead over Rosberg in the Drivers' Championship was cut in half, to just ten points. The latter was saved narrowly from liquidation in February 2015, re-entering as Manor Marussia, when new investment was secured and the team left administration after an agreement with creditors was reached. Rosberg won the three races from Pole Position in a trio of Mercedes 1-2 to seal a 1-2 for the German team in the World Drivers’ Championship. Vettel finished third for Ferrari in his first season, exactly as his idol, Webber thinks Verstappen is not as good as Hamilton yet, 7 reasons why Checo belong at Red Bull By Peter Windsor, Pierre's Podcast | Wrapping Up The 2020 Season | Powered By Honda, Berger thinks Hamilton's contract talks will be about money. F1 2015: drivers and teams. [91] Mercedes followed up by finishing second and third in Malaysia, while Red Bull continued to struggle, rounding out the top ten a lap down. Jede Benutzung in ein andere Website oder in alle andere Sendungträger ist verboten, abgesehen von der Erlaubnis des betroffene Schreiber. [88] The team also voiced its displeasure over the progress Renault had made in terms of power, with the team principal, Christian Horner, saying the Renault Energy F1-2015 was still 100 horsepower (75 kW) down on Mercedes's PU106B Hybrid. [52] The safety car procedure was amended as well: once the last lapped car had passed the leader, the safety car returned to the pit lane at the end of the following lap. [25], Lotus ended its association with Renault in favour of a deal with Mercedes. [47][48][49] Alexander Rossi was later drafted in by Manor Marussia to make his Formula One début at the Singapore Grand Prix, replacing Merhi. [90] Renault countered with their own threat to pull out of Formula One as an engine supplier if its reputation continued to be damaged or if its participation was otherwise not profitable to the company. [102], Following a tumultuous pre-season in which they went through a period of administration and were saved by late investment, Manor Marussia arrived in Melbourne with a car that had passed its mandatory crash tests but had completed no testing. [10] However, following the twelfth round, Manor Marussia elected to abandon those plans in favour of developing the car for the following season. [79] A request by Manor Marussia to use their 2014 car was rejected by the other teams. Die Konstrukteurs-Weltmeisterschaft gewann Mercedes. Monday, January 12, 2015. [121] Honda continued to have reliability issues and, up to the British Grand Prix, suffered nine retirements and two failures to start due to power unit problems, translating to only seven overall finishes out of 18 possible results. Penalties continued to be applied cumulatively for the replacement of individual components of the power unit, and if such a grid place penalty was imposed and the driver's starting position was such that it could not be applied in full, the remainder of the penalty was no longer carried over to the next race, but was instead applied in the form of a time penalty during the race corresponding to the number of grid spaces remaining in the penalty. The pit exit would have been closed and the first car to arrive in the pit lane would have proceeded to the exit with the others lining up behind in the order in which they arrived, regardless of race standing or garage location. A thrilling start to the 2015 British Grand Prix meant a fight between Williams and Mercedes for the race lead. [3] Teams competed with tyres supplied by Pirelli. Hamilton won the next race in Canada, while Rosberg won comfortably at Austria. [34] Sebastian Vettel left Red Bull Racing at the end of the 2014 season after six years with the team and nine years with its wider junior development programme to join Ferrari in place of Alonso. [69], The minimum weight of the cars at all times during an event was increased to 702 kilograms (1,548 lb), a difference of 10 kilograms (22 lb) from 2014,[52] addressing concerns raised the year before that the lighter weight limit forced taller drivers to become unhealthily slim. [36], Toro Rosso changed their entire line-up: along with Kvyat joining Red Bull, the team chose not to renew Jean-Éric Vergne's contract. All rights reserved. [125] He rebounded in Hungary by winning his second race of the season,[126] reducing the gap to Hamilton to forty-two points in the process, but fell out of a point-scoring position in Belgium after a tyre failure on the penultimate lap, dropping him to sixty-seven points behind the leader. If two or more drivers or constructors achieved equal results an equal number of times, the FIA would have nominated the winner according to such criteria as it thought fit. A list of teams and drivers which have been confirmed or are expected to take part in the 2015 F1 season. [85], Mercedes began the season with a one–two finish in Australia, resulting in a twenty-eight-point lead after just one round. Return: A British Airways plane was forced to return to Heathrow after a smelly poo was left in the toilet (Image: PA). It also features all the drivers, cars and circuits from the 2014 season (i.e. Mercedes AMG Petronas F1 Team clinched the 2015 Constructors' Championship[2] at the Russian Grand Prix, ahead of Ferrari and Williams, and ended the season with a record 703 points. Lewis Hamilton was the defending Drivers' Champion after securing his second title at the 2014 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix. [106] Merhi was able to finish the race three laps down in fifteenth, while Stevens did not start. Pts Vic. Découvrez via l'infographie exclusive Auto Plus les résultats du Grand Prix des Etats-Unis 2015. [103] After the team's arrival in Australia, while assembling the cars, it was discovered that their computers had been wiped completely clean of all data in preparation for auction,[104] and they ultimately could not compete in the Grand Prix. Renault Renault Energy F1 2015 P: 3 Daniel Ricciardo [58] Sébastien Buemi [59] Pierre Gasly [28] 26 Daniil Kvyat [8] Williams Martini Racing: Williams: FW37: Mercedes PU106B P: 19 Felipe Massa [60] Susie Wolff Alex Lynn [23] Adrian Sutil [19] 77 Valtteri Bottas [60] Scuderia Ferrari: Ferrari: SF15-T: Ferrari Ferrari Tipo 059/4 P: 5 [1] Sebastian Vettel [9] Esteban Gutiérrez [18] Bei uns bekommen Sie den Serial Code Key für die Aktivierung des Spiels von Codemasters innerhalb der oben angegebenen Lieferzeit direkt per Email zugesendet. [132] After twelve rounds, half of the teams had been represented on the podium,[133] while nine out of ten had scored points. Attempt to qualify for the F1® Esports Series by registering below and you could become an official F1 Esports driver for an official F1 team, competing in the F1 Esports Pro Series. All the Formula 1 Grand Prix results on BBC Sport, including the race times, grid positions, championship points and more. [26] This ended a 20-year involvement of Renault with the Enstone-based team, (which operated as Benetton from 1992 until 2001, as Renault from 2002 until 2011 and as Lotus from 2012 until 2015) after being an engine supplier to Benetton since 1995, and being the owner of the team from 2002 to 2010. * = this driver drove the fastest lap of the race. Fahre wie ein Weltmeister! Furthermore, the design of the nose had to be symmetrical and consistent with the centreline of the car, thereby banning the more exotic designs, such as the "twin-tusk" approach used by Lotus on the E22 chassis. Sezóna Formule 1 2015 byla 66. sezónou Mistrovství světa Formule 1, závodní série pořádané pod hlavičkou Mezinárodní automobilové federace (FIA). [80][81] Subsequent regulation changes allowed the team to use a modified 2014 chassis which met updated safety and dimensional limits. [75], Lewis Hamilton was the defending Drivers' Champion after securing his second title at the 2014 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix. If the driver concerned failed to obey this, they would have received a ten-second stop-and-go penalty. Italian car manufacturer Ferrari, Thursday (2 / 120 launches Ferrari 458 Challenge race cars on the carpet Bologna Motor Show 2010, held December 2 to 12. The other change was the cancellation of the German Grand Prix after a venue could not be agreed upon, leaving the nation without a World Championship event for the first time in fifty-five years. [87] Magnussen relinquished his seat back to Alonso in Malaysia;[99] both cars qualified ahead of only the Manor Marussia cars and eventually retired. Lewis Hamilton: Mercedes AMG Petronas F1 Team: Mercedes F1 W06 Hybrid: Mercedes: Pirelli: 381. Formel-1-WM-Stand 2017: Formel-1-Fahrerwertung 2017, Formel-1-Konstrukteurswertung 2017 Hamilton had a 21-point lead over Rosberg at the end of the first half and Vettel was 21 points behind Rosberg. In 2014 McLaren scored 181 points. The standings are sorted by best result, rows are not related to the drivers. At Russia, polesitter Rosberg suffered an issue with his throttle pedal that meant his second DNF due to mechanical trouble in the year. [32][33] Following an accident during pre-season testing, Alonso withdrew from the season-opening Australian Grand Prix, and Magnussen returned as his temporary replacement. The schedules below are showing all race classifications of the grand prix held in 2015. Am 25. Vettel put Ferrari back in the podium in the first race of 2015, before taking advantage of the heat at Malaysia to beat Hamilton to victory and take his first triumph for the Maranello-based team and the first for Ferrari since the 2013 Spanish Grand Prix. Raikkonen finished fourth in the championship, while the two Williams’ drivers managed to beat the Red Bull pair. This was a change of the previous practice which required the unlapped cars to have caught up with the back of the pack before the safety car could return to the pit lane. Découvrez via l'infographie exclusive Auto Plus les résultats du Grand Prix d'Abu Dhabi 2015. Belgian authorities later moved to impound the assets of Lotus for four days following Grosjean's podium finish. He won those two races, despite a tyre-pressure issue was investigated after his Monza win before the win was upheld. F1 2015 (Formel 1) Jetzt F1 2015 kaufen! Hamilton also won the FIA Pole Trophy with a total of 11 pole positions in the season and the DHL Fastest Lap Award. [98] Jenson Button managed to finish the race, albeit in the last classified position, two laps behind the leaders. Williams collected their first two podiums of the season in the form of third-place results by Valtteri Bottas in Canada and Felipe Massa in Austria, while Ferrari lost ground to Mercedes following a retirement in Austria and an eighth-place finish in Britain by Räikkönen. Hamilton then won at China in front of Rosberg and in Bahrain ahead of Raikkonen, who achieved his first podium since the 2013 Korean Grand Prix and his first since returning to Ferrari in 2014. [135], Rosberg could not close the gap to Hamilton in Japan or Russia; despite winning pole position in both races, his leads were short-lived. Découvrez via l'infographie exclusive Auto Plus les résultats du Grand Prix d'Espagne 2015. The Spaniard returned to the team for the Russian and Abu Dhabi Grands Prix, sharing the car with Rossi for the remainder of the season. [29][30][31], The driver line-ups saw a couple of changes prior to the 2015 season and one more prior to the Singapore Grand Prix. Spielberg: 03-05 Jul 2020, Spielberg: 10-12 Jul 2020, Budapest: 17-19 Jul 2020, Silverstone: 31-02 Aug 2020, Silverstone: 07-09 Aug 2020, Barcelona: 14-16 Aug 2020, Spa-Francorchamps: 28-30 Aug 2020, Monza: 04-06 Sept 2020, Mugello: 11-13 Sept 2020, Sochi: 25-27 Sept 2020, Sakhir: 27-29 Nov 2020, Sakhir : 04-06 Dec 2020, Ultimately, rain also played a part in the race and Hamilton won in front of Rosberg and Vettel, who had a great performance in the wet and good timing to pit for wet tyres. [65], The number of power units a driver could use in a season was reduced from five in 2014 to four in 2015. All content in this area was uploaded by Vasile Lucian Boiculese on Feb 19, 2015 . Additional time penalties to be served during the race were abandoned. [131] Mercedes had built up a 181-point lead over Ferrari in the Constructors' Championship, with Williams in third, 263 points behind the leaders. Mercedes AMG Petronas F1 Team clinched the 2015 Constructors' Championship at the Russian Grand Prix, ahead of Ferrari and Williams, and ended the season with a record 703 points. In those two races, Williams achieved podiums with Valtteri Bottas at Canada and Felipe Massa in Austria. [54] The circuit was substantially reconfigured to accommodate the sport's return. In the first half of the year, Hamilton had more consistency both mechanically and in qualifying than 2014, which ultimately helped him dominate. [97] After both cars qualified on the back row, Kevin Magnussen failed to reach the grid after suffering an abrupt engine failure while on his way from the pit lane to the grid. In the event that two or more drivers or constructors achieved the same best result an equal number of times, their next-best result was used, and so on. [143], Lewis Hamilton ended the season winning not only the championship, but also the FIA Pole Trophy for most pole positions of the season[144] and the DHL Fastest Lap Award. Ferrari won the inaugural DHL Pit Stop Award, posting the fastest pit stop time at seven of the first eighteen races of the season. It was the first season since 1994, when Alain Prost retired from the sport following his fourth and final World Drivers' Championship title in 1993, that the field did not contain a number one car. K. Raikkonen a été pénalisé de 30s suite à une collision avec V. Bottas. Classements; Points; Victoires; Abandons; Positions; Écuries; Poles; Podium; Pilotes. Lewis Hamilton and Nco Rosberg together won 16 of the 19 races. Oktober wurde der Brite Lewis Hamilton vorzeitig zum dritten Mal Fahrerweltmeister. Here you can find the 2015 F1 teams overview. McLaren claimed the crash was caused by a sudden gust of wind disrupting the car's downforce, while Alonso insisted the crash was caused by his steering wheel locking up. Sebastian Vettel, who at one time was within three points of the lead, after his victory in Malaysia, and who was the only non-Mercedes winner after eleven rounds, could not overcome team errors in Canada and Austria, and fell fifty-nine points off the pace of Hamilton after round nine. FIA Formula 1 World Championship 2015 standings Championship points standings for the FIA Formula 1 World Championship 2015. [52], Beginning with the Belgian Grand Prix, radio communication from engineers to drivers pertaining to race starts, such as recommended torque map settings for optimal acceleration, was no longer allowed. [100][101] The team showed signs of improvement in terms of performance and was able to compete with the midfield cars in China and Bahrain, although reliability continued to prove troublesome as Button's car was unable to compete in the latter Grand Prix. [66] This was tweaked after the 2015 British Grand Prix, with new power unit manufacturers being allowed one other power unit in their first season of competition; the only manufacturer affected in the 2015 season was Honda, who were allowed to take advantage of the rule even though it had been introduced after the season had begun. F1 2015 Recommended Requirements. Rosberg and Sebastian Vettel did not make pit stops, allowing both to narrowly pass Hamilton by the pit lane exit. [83] On physicians' advice, Alonso elected to sit out the opening round in Australia, prompting the team to replace him with Kevin Magnussen for the race. Jenson Button’s eighth place for McLaren-Honda meant the first points for the team in the 2015 season. [111], Mercedes arrived at Spain already with a comfortable lead. [58], The German and Korean Grands Prix were both included on the provisional calendar. [82], McLaren's Fernando Alonso was involved in a pre-season testing accident that saw the two-time World Drivers' Champion hospitalised. DNQ = Did Not Qualify, DNS = Did Not Start, Ret = Retired, DSQ = Disqualified, NC = Not Classified. Further penalties could be applied if the stewards believed the driver was aware of this and attempted to drive the car regardless. The latter win was aided by the result of a costly miscalculation by the Mercedes team to pit Hamilton with a 19-second lead during a safety car period (that briefly saw the use of the "Virtual Safety Car" for the first time in F1's history) with 14 laps remaining. ", "Friday's FIA Press Conference – Great Britain", "Manor Marussia F1 Team partners with Airbnb. Vettel held off Hamilton for second and third, respectively. 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