World championship leader Lewis Hamilton turned the screw to emphasise his superiority when he topped the times again ahead of Mercedes team-mate Nico Rosberg in Friday`s second practice for this weekend`s decisive Abu Dhabi Grand Prix.
Fernando Alonso is set to join McLaren, with the former two-time world champion`s move due to be confirmed before the season-ending Abu Dhabi Grand Prix on November 23, according to a report on the Autosport magazine website published Monday.
Sahara Force India are set to finish sixth this year in the team championship after Nico Hulkenberg ended the Brazilian Grand Prix in eighth position while Sergio Perez could not enter the points bracket.
Amidst the uncertainties of his future in Formula One, Jenson Button has found backing from his former team-mate Lewis Hamilton to stay in the sport. Many in the F1 circle believe that Button will leave the sport at the end of the season with Fernando Alonso replacing him at McLaren.
Fernando Alonso is leaving Ferrari at the end of the season because he wants a fresh environment and needs to be winning again, the Formula One team`s ex-chairman Luca di Montezemolo said on Wednesday.