Sebastian Vettel clinched the win and his fourth consecutive World Champion title.
Nico Rosberg: “A great job from Sebastian today and his fourth title is well deserved. For our team, it was a very important race today. We scored a lot of points and climbed back up to second place in the Constructors’ Championship. I’m quite confident that we can keep that position until the end of the season as the team is doing a great job and our car looks good but it will be a fight. I had good pace today and we really nailed the set-up here. The team did a fantastic job on the strategy and thanks to the boys for that. The only thing which didn’t work out perfectly was when I dropped behind Felipe at the start as it was not easy to overtake him on the track, but then we managed to clear him in the pits. Our target was to be the best of rest this weekend and it worked out perfectly.”
With a total of 313 points thanks to the 26 scored by the two Mercedes-AMG Petronas drivers, the three-pointed star Formula 1 team reclaimed second place in the Constructor's Championship, behind Red Bull and ahead of Ferrari.