After winning three out of four races and taking a 27-point lead in the standings, Formula One champion Lewis Hamilton has a new challenge as he and Mercedes prepare for the start of the European season.
Former McLaren driver Gerhard Berger has compared Nico Rosberg`s role as team-mate to world champion Lewis Hamilton at Mercedes with his own travails alongside three-time champion Ayrton Senna some 25 years ago.
Despite standing on the brink of emulating Formula One legend Ayrton Senna's haul of wins, four-time champion Sebastian Vettel has played down the prospect of repeating his shock Malaysian Grand Prix win in Shanghai this weekend.
McLaren`s worst fears were realised on Saturday when they suffered a humiliating start to the Formula One season with a woeful Australian Grand Prix qualifying session that left both cars at the back of the grid.
More than 25 years have passed since the names Prost and Senna shared one of Formula One's most celebrated intra-team rivalries at McLaren -- the partnership is now set to resume on March 22 in the first round of Brazil's 2015 Stock Car Series in Goiania, in Brazil.
Flags flew at half-mast and thousands of fans and players paid tribute Friday as Australia and the world cricket community united in an outpouring of grief for the tragic death of batsman Phillip Hughes.
Lewis Hamilton can expect the passionate Interlagos crowd to be on his side when the Formula One championship leader seeks his sixth win in a row, and 11th of the season, in Sunday`s Brazilian Grand Prix.
After leading the championship for most of the year, a candid Nico Rosberg found himself facing the prospect of another dent to his title hopes after being comprehensively outpaced by Mercedes team-mate Lewis Hamilton on Saturday.
Williams deputy team principal Claire Williams is reportedly of the opinion that Formula One should consider bringing in enclosed to improve driver safety in light of Marussia driver Jules Bianchi's recent Japanese Grand Prix crash.
Formula One legend, Mika Hakkinen says that Max Verstappen is too young for the sport. On Friday, 17-year-old Verstappen became the youngest driver in F1 history by taking part in the free practice at Japanese Grand Prix in Suzuka.
Nico Rosberg steered clear of fighting talk on Thursday but recognised relations with Mercedes team mate Lewis Hamilton had become trickier since the Formula One championship turned into a duel between the two.