Lewis Hamilton looked like he was cruising to the championship for much of the season, but his team mate gave him a wake-up call at the end of the year.
“Show me a good loser and I’ll show you a loser” seemed to be Red Bull’s team motto in 2015.
Sergio Perez had a strong end to 2015 but produced some high-quality but underrated performances in the first half of the year.
Surprising, controversial or just plain funny, here are 75 highlights from the team radios during 2015 – including a couple of previously unheard ones.
Force India sealed their best ever result of fifth in the championship thanks to their mid-season upgrade for the VJM08.
Nico Rosberg was usually put in the shade by Lewis Hamilton – but that all changed with six races to go.
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A largely indifferent season of racing is not enlivened in this by-the-numbers season review from Formula One Management.
Even though the rewards were much more meagre than they had been last year, Daniel Ricciardo still gave it his all in the Red Bull.
New team radio communications reveal Mercedes were concerned Lewis Hamilton would not participate in the podium ceremony after his Monaco Grand Prix defeat.
The breakthrough talent of 2015, Max Verstappen just misses out on a place in F1 Fanatic’s top five drivers of the year.
A much-improved Lotus allowed Romain Grosjean to demonstrate his talents, never more clearly than at Spa.
Toro Rosso could have achieved a lot more with their exciting rookie driver line-up had the car reached the chequered flag more often.
Bottas couldn’t recapture the highs of 2014 at Williams, often due to problems not of his making.
Former Formula One test driver Robin Frijns says he never turned down the opportunity to join Red Bull’s young driver programme and denied criticising it.
Your nominations have been counted and the top ten passes of 2015 chosen. But which was the best of all? Cast your vote for Pass of the Year.
After several strong results early in the year, by the latter races Nico Hulkenberg was being shown the way by his team mate.
Beleaguered Lotus staggered through the second half of 2015, somehow scored a podium finish, and were saved by Renault.
Daniil Kvyat had a solid first season at Red Bull – but did he really deserve to finish in front of Daniel Ricciardo?
The number of overtaking moves during the 2015 season fell compared to last year according to data produced by F1’s official tyre supplier Pirelli.