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.