Ross Brawn, one of Formula One’s major players of the modern era, looks certain to be restored to the sport in the near future – but the precise role he will play remains uncertain.
Radio Sebastian Vettel is becoming something that should be confined to a post-watershed time slot.
Lewis Hamilton ensured he would take his defence of the Formula One world championship into the final two rounds with a dominant victory at the Mexican Grand Prix on Sunday but, while the three-times world champion admitted that to an extent the final result would be out of his hands, he said he would do everything to battle on against his Mercedes team-mate, Nico Rosberg.
Touch, speed, aggression, all tempered by pitch-perfect judgment of the briefest moments have defined some of the greatest drivers in Formula One but the latter, perhaps more so than in any sport, must sometimes ride pillion to blind luck. Both have been key factors in determining how the world championship title fight has evolved this season and one or the other will yet be key here in Mexico.
Lewis Hamilton has conceded that beating Nico Rosberg to claim a fourth world title will be difficult given the 26-point deficit between the two Mercedes drivers with three races to go, but he insisted before Sunday’s Mexican Grand Prix that he is enjoying rising to the challenge.
Nico Rosberg has said he is “not here to please everyone” after Bernie Ecclestone claimed it would be bad for the sport should the German win Formula One’s world championship, something he can achieve this weekend at the Mexican Grand Prix.
Mexico City is in the mood for a fiesta and clearly has no intention of doing it by half. That Formula One has arrived in town is impossible to miss – the posters, the promotion and the beaming local fans are all too obvious. Better still there is a buzz – a throbbing sense of excitement and anticipation that is unique to venues where passion for the sport far outweighs crass commercialism or political agendas.
Lewis Hamilton admitted he was haunted by memories of his engine failure in Malaysia as he drove to victory in Sunday’s United States Grand Prix, beating team-mate and current championship leader Nico Rosberg into second place.
The abiding image Daniel Ricciardo left us with in Austin on Sunday was persuading the actor Gerard Butler to drink from his sweaty driving boot on the podium.
Indonesian racer Rio Haryanto will test for the Caterham squad at Silverstone next week.
After another humbling defeat to team-mate Daniel Ricciardo, questions must be asked about four-time World Champion Sebastian Vettel's performance levels.
The future of the British Grand Prix at Silverstone has been called into doubt, after the circuit’s owners, the British Racing Drivers’ Club, revealed that hosting the Formula One event, one of the acknowledged classics on the calendar and a race that has been ever-present since the world championship began in 1950, is becoming financially unfeasible.
The Italian legend pulled off a trademark comeback to finish second behind Yamaha team-mate Jorge Lorenzo last night ... are we finally set for an exciting season once again?
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.
We hoped for better from the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix this year. With the addition of DRS and Kers there was some expectation that we'd see more wheel to wheel action. While we did see some of that in the middle field, up front it did remain a bit of a procession.
Lewis Hamilton arrived on the back foot in China following successive victories for Nico Rosberg in Australia and Bahrain.