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.
An impeccably behaved Lewis Hamilton said he would “take it like a man” if the world championship favourite and his Mercedes team-mate Nico Rosberg won the title this year.
Jolyon Palmer is fighting for Formula One survival at Renault – but his father, Jonathan, believes he should be given another chance after impressive drives in his past two outings.
Victoria should ditch the embattled Australian Formula One Grand Prix and give it to New South Wales, the Victorian Greens have said, with the event held in March costing taxpayers $61m.
Following the engine failure that cost him victory at the Malaysian Grand Prix, an understandably frustrated Lewis Hamilton suggested that “somebody, or someone, doesn’t want me to win this year”.
There was no happy ending for Lewis Hamilton’s troubled weekend in Suzuka. He lost out once again to teammate Nico Rosberg, who won Sunday’s Japanese Grand Prix to extend his lead over the world champion to 33 points with four races to go.
Sebastian Vettel has denied he has fallen out with Maurizio Arrivabene after the Ferrari principal said the driver must earn his place after next season and also cast doubt over the German’s future with the team.
Mercedes have hit back at claims of foul play by insisting “anyone with an ounce of intelligence” knows they would not sabotage Lewis Hamilton’s car.
Jenson Button views the Formula One title race with the wistful gaze of the non-contender. He is in 15th place with 19 points, 269 behind the leader, Nico Rosberg. He was a champion once, in 2009, and with 300 races behind him his opinion is meaningful as Rosberg and Lewis Hamilton do battle over the final races of the season, starting with Sunday’s Japanese Grand Prix.
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.
Monaco could not have been much worse for Max Verstappen, he finished in the wall three times in Monte Carlo, the third, in the race, ending his afternoon.
The former British Grand Prix winner John Watson wants to see radio communications banned in Formula One to end the current confusion.
The Celtic boss also discussed former Wolves coach Stale Solbakken.
Nico Rosberg has dismissed arguments for changes to the restrictions on team radio, after his Mercedes team‑mate Lewis Hamilton was unable to take advice from his crew on how to change an engine mode at the last round in Baku.
Lewis Hamilton has admitted that he is going to face an uphill battle to win this year’s Formula One world championship.
The Mercedes driver has been making headlines again.
Nico Rosberg has won his maiden Formula One world championship. Needing to finish in the top three in Sunday’s final race of the season in Abu Dhabi he was second to his Mercedes team-mate Lewis Hamilton.
Lewis Hamilton snared pole for Sunday’s Abu Dhabi Grand Prix but there was still a glint of destiny in the eyes of Nico Rosberg. Hamilton’s celebrations were more subdued than normal. Rosberg is the overwhelming championship favourite – the German needs to finish in the top three to secure his first title, as he has a lead of 12 points going into the last race of the year.