Leading drivers in Formula One, including Lewis Hamilton and Jenson Button, assembled here for the Russian Grand Prix, have again criticised the regulation changes set for next season and the direction the sport is taking.
John Booth, the former team principal at Manor and one of the most popular and recognisable figures in Formula One in recent years, is to return to the paddock as director of racing for Toro Rosso.
The 26-year-old has been linked with a move to the Premier League.
Bernie Ecclestone has said he believes that Vladimir Putin should be put in charge of Europe, Donald Trump would make an excellent US president and immigration has brought no benefits whatsoever to the UK.
Formula One teams could soon be looking for another rubberman after Pirelli’s motorsport director, Paul Hembery, warned testing rules must be changed to allow time to prepare for the wider tyres in 2017.
Leading Formula One drivers have been left angry and frustrated that their plea for reform has been dismissed by those in charge.
Lewis Hamilton did not drive a car here on Thursday but still managed to show everyone why he is the winner of three world championships, with more likely to come.
Nico Rosberg made it five straight wins in Formula One when he took the fluttering flag in Sunday’s Bahrain Grand Prix. He may ponder, with a winsome smile, that he is unbeaten in six months, since Lewis Hamilton won in Austin in October to take his third world championship.
Stoffel Vandoorne made a memorable qualifying debut for McLaren, finishing 12th on the grid for Sunday’s Bahrain Grand Prix – two places ahead of his vastly experienced team-mate Jenson Button.
Bernie Ecclestone has dismissed the increasingly militant stance taken by Formula One’s drivers, insisting they are only repeating what the teams have told them to say about the way in which the sport is run.
Formula One’s newest circuit has thrown up some old-style problems with both Nico Rosberg and Jenson Button, two of the sport’s most respected figures, expressing safety concerns in the runup to the street race in Baku on Sunday.
A 21-year-old man is in police custody after driving his road car on to Brands Hatch circuit during a race.
Lewis Hamilton has confirmed he will take a grid penalty for Sunday’s Belgian Grand Prix after his Mercedes team replaced engine parts.
Lewis Hamilton admitted he was surprised that he managed to come out of the Belgian Grand Prix as well as he did, dropping only 10 points in the lead he holds over his world championship rival Nico Rosberg, after the German started on pole and Hamilton in 21st place because of engine penalties.
Ahead of the inaugural Formula E race weekend we're taking a look at the series' runners and riders. Next up, Audi Sport Abt, who will field Lucas di Grassi and Daniel Abt.
Few circuits stir the heart quite like Spa-Francorchamps, one of the grandest of the grand old tracks. Whether bathed in sunshine or lurking in the rain, sometimes both in the space of the same race, it winds its way through the forests of the Ardennes, a heady mixture of challenge and reward. If Formula One belongs anywhere, it is here and if one team belong here then they are McLaren, who approached this weekend with optimism, if not so much for this race as for a future to match their storied past.
When racehorses are injured beyond repair and have to be put down on the course, large green screens are used to shield spectators from the grisly deed.
The walls are wobbling at the big red house called Ferrari.
In Germany on Saturday evening Lewis Hamilton spoke out against the rejection of the halo head protection device for 2017 – but perhaps he already has one. For in recent races there has been a nimbus hanging over his colourful helmet, a luminous cloud of stardust that sets him apart from his fellows.