If Nico Rosberg needed some gentle words of encouragement after his vanquishing by Lewis Hamilton in the German Grand Prix at Hockenheim they certainly did not come from the Mercedes head of motorsport, Toto Wolff.
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.
The walls are wobbling at the big red house called Ferrari.
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.
Bernie Ecclestone, Formula One’s chief executive, and the senior drivers’ representative, Sebastian Vettel, found themselves in conflict on Thursday as the sport rejected the introduction of the halo head protection device next season.
The expected challenge to the front-runners from Red Bull simply didn’t materialise at the Hungaroring.
Lewis Hamilton has stressed that, despite the win in Hungary on Sunday that gave him the lead in the Formula One world championship for the first time this season, he cannot afford to let up in the pressure he has exerted over his Mercedes team-mate Nico Rosberg.
Should Lewis Hamilton win his fourth Formula One world championship this season, it is unlikely he will have a fonder moment to remember than his win on Sunday at the Hungarian Grand Prix.
Might peace be declared at Mercedes? Let’s sincerely hope not.
Hamilton can party all he likes.
The Celtic boss also discussed former Wolves coach Stale Solbakken.
Max Verstappen has been promoted.
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.
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.
Ahead of this weekend’s Brazilian Grand Prix, we’re taking a look at the finest racing drivers the country has produced. No prizes for guessing who comes out on top…
Fernando Alonso, Kimi Raikkonen and Sebastian Vettel top F1’s best-earners list for the 2014 season.
Red Bull motorsport consultant Dr Helmut Marko has compared new signing Max Verstappen with F1 legend Ayrton Senna.
Nick Heidfeld may not agree, but his collision with Nicolas Prost in Saturday's Formula E race was great news for the new series.
Ahead of the Italian Grand Prix, we’re taking a look at the country’s most successful F1 protagonists.
The future of Ron Dennis – one of Formula One’s most dominating figures – was the subject of intense speculation on Friday night with reports that a consortium of Chinese investors had tabled a £1.65bn takeover bid for his McLaren team.
Formula One moved a little closer to a brave new world in 2017 with the confirmation from Williams that Canada’s Lance Stroll will become the sport’s youngest driver on the grid next season.
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.