Rosberg wins Singapore Grand Prix

 18 Sep 2016 - 17:05

Mercedes AMG Petronas F1 Team's German driver Nico Rosberg stands on his car, as he celebrates his win at the Formula One Singapore Grand Prix in Singapore on September 18, 2016. / AFP / Mohd Rasfan

Singapore: Nico Rosberg won the Singapore Grand Prix from pole position on Sunday to seize the lead in the drivers' world championship from Mercedes team-mate Lewis Hamilton, who finished third.

The German held off Red Bull's Daniel Ricciardo by just 0.4sec to win his third straight race and establish an eight-point lead over title-holder Hamilton in the standings.