Mark Smith, the Sauber technical director, has left the Formula One team.
Toto Wolff’s black trousers and white shirt made him look like a boxing referee as he stood between Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg here on Friday – but this season his Mercedes drivers might be more like cage fighters than exponents of the Queensberry rules.
West Brom's Saido Berahino was back on the scoresheet at the weekend.
Mercedes again dominated Formula One testing on Thursday, completing another 185 data-collecting laps, though Ferrari had the fastest car for the third time in four days.
Fernando Alonso renewed his pledge to McLaren and Formula One after putting in a marathon stint during testing at the Circuit de Catalunya.
Lewis Hamilton dominated track time as Formula One’s eight-day testing season got under way but Sebastian Vettel was half a second faster in his Ferrari at the Circuit de Catalunya.
The tricolour flutters in very English Enstone this morning.
Kane has been linked with Real this week, but he'd have some making up to do.
Might peace be declared at Mercedes? Let’s sincerely hope not.
Ahead of F1's return to action at Spa we're taking a look at how the drivers are faring against their team-mates. Finally, it's the struggling Lotus squad.
This is it. It is meltdown friday. The jet lag and two full days finally catch up. We go out for a late breakfast, return and promptly fall asleep. One or two even sit outside by the cement pond overlooking the lake and scan the surface for alligators. The weather is definitely on the turn though still pretty cold.
Mercedes refused to point the finger at either driver after Lewis Hamilton and Rosberg clashed at turn two on the final lap in Austria but all the evidence points to Rosberg being at fault.
I am driving through London in summer. There is no traffic. The sun is out, the roof is down, and a bus driver who has been edging aggressively close leans out of the window and says: "Madam, I like your car!"
Britain’s talented former GP2 champion is one of the most popular drivers in the paddock but Jolyon Palmer is struggling to hang on to his drive for next season now, after two disappointing back-to-back performances in Hungary and Germany.
It was a head-scratcher, that’s for sure.
Red Bull’s Daniel Ricciardo has conclusively ruled out any move to replace Kimi Raikkonen at Ferrari in the near future after recent speculation that he could be switching to join his former team-mate Sebastian Vettel at the Scuderia.
The quintessence of motor sport – indeed the ethos of all sport – is its capacity for gladiatorial confrontation. The most extreme example, arguably, is the current fashion for mixed martial arts, which has dived opinion but developed a vast and passionate following in a relatively short time.
Lewis Hamilton revelled in his moment. Arms aloft, blowing kisses to an adoring mass of fans before launching himself into their arms to crowd surf briefly at the conclusion of the British Grand Prix he clearly wanted it here, more than anywhere else, to be communal.
That the arms race of spending within Formula One needed to be curtailed was clear to all.
Ferrari driver Kimi Raikkonen launched a scathing attack on Max Verstappen, after an incident between the two in Sunday's Belgian Grand Prix.
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.