The points gap between the championship contenders is 25 points following the US GP. With 75 points on offer in the remaining three races of the season, there is still much t play for.
Mercedes' Lewis Hamilton remains in the title fight with a dominating drive at the 2016 United States Grand Prix in Austin, Texas.
1. Hamilton, Mercedes
2. Rosberg, Mercedes
3. Ricciardo, Red Bull
4. Vettel, Ferrari
5. Alonso, McLaren-Honda
6. Sainz Jr., Toro Roso
Hamilton takes his 50th career win and his seventh of the 2016 season!
HAMILTON WINS THE US GP!!
Sainz and Alonso taking each other on! Two friends fighting it out.
Alonso taking on his friend and fellow countryman Carlos Sainz.
Vettel makes a very late pitstop and goes onto a set of Super soft tyres for the final few laps.
Williams is having a torrid afternoon as both cars are struggling to keep other drivers at bay.
With three laps remaining, Hamilton leads from Rosberg, Ricciardo, Vettel, Sainz and Alonso.
Alonso moves up into sixth place from Massa and sets of chasing after Sainz.
CONTACT! Alonso and Massa touched!
The gap between Hamilton and Rosberg just over 8sec. Bu with 6 laps remaining it is unlikely that Rosberg will catch the race leader.
Renault drivers Magnussen and Palmer trying to prove to the Renault bosses why each one of them deserve to be in the team next year.
Daniil Kvyat pushing Felipe Nast wide going into Turn 1 on lap 49. That move will definitely be investigated by race stewards: forcing another driver of the track.
Alonso taking tighter lines as he just makes Massa aware that he is there. The tighter lines did, however, lose him some time.
Alonso showing great race craft in his understrength McLaren-Honda. Will he be able to improve on 7th place?
Felipe Massa and Carlos Sainz battling it out for 5th place. And Alonso is right behind, waiting to gain a position if anything happens.
With 42/56 laps completed, Hamilton leads Rosberg by 9sec. Ricciardo is in third.
Carlos Sainz is running in 5th place and Grosjean has brought his Haas into 10th place.
Raikkonen stopping at the pit exit and retiring his car. Why? Because the right wheel wasn't fixed onto the car!
Raikkonen makes his final pitstop of the race, but he stops!
Concerning the championship, Rosberg needs to only finish the remaining four races - including the US GP - in second place to be crowned 2016 champion.
Vettel having a giggle over the radio when the team tells him he has an issue with his rear wing.
Did Ferrari screw up Raikkonen's chances of a podium? It remains to be seen...
Raikkonen one of the fastest drivers on track and chasing down Ricciardo.
Raikkonen is chasing after Ricciardo in third place. The two drivers are on different tyres and strategies.
Rosberg trails Hamilton by over 12 seconds, but is 1.8 sec ahead of Ricciardo in third.
Drivers are going around at a set speed while marshals are removing Verstappen's car off track.
Hamilton makes his final pitstop, followed by Rosberg.
Virtual safety car is out and a number of drivers getting ready to make their final pitstops of the race.
Verstappen is out of the race with what he said over the radio is an engine failure. He is now limping the car back to the pits.
ENGINE FAILURE FOR MAX VERSTAPPEN!
Vettel being told by his team to box on lap 30. The gap between him and Raikkonen is 12 seconds.
Raikkonen is doing all he can to make up time to the drivers ahead of him. He has all the work to do given that he has another stop to make.
Miscommunication between Verstappen and his Red Bull team. Unplanned pitstop.