The future of the classic Italian Grand Prix at Monza remained uncertain Monday after it was revealed by Formula One commercial ring-master Bernie Ecclestone that he was considering dumping it from the calendar.
Mercedes team chief Toto Wolff sighed with relief Sunday after seeing both of his team`s cars complete the Bahrain Grand Prix, world champion Lewis Hamilton claiming his third victory in four races this year.
World champion Lewis Hamilton won his third race of the season on Sunday as he drove his Mercedes to victory in the Bahrain Grand Prix ahead of Finland`s Kimi Raikkonen in a Ferrari and Nico Rosberg in third.
Formula One supremo Bernie Ecclestone, who has been critical of the sport`s V6 turbo hybrid power units since their debut last year, said on Sunday he would be happy to keep them if they became more powerful for less money.
Nico Rosberg said he had only himself to blame after slipping to third on the grid in Saturday`s qualifying for Sunday`s Bahrain Grand Prix - knocked off the front row by the Ferrari of Sebastian Vettel.
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.
World champion Lewis Hamilton vehemently denied that he has requested 'number one' driver status in the Mercedes team and claimed he and team-mate Nico Rosberg are reunited 'without any issues' in this weekend's Bahrain Grand Prix.
A Chinese Grand Prix podium hostess who had champagne sprayed in her face by race winner Lewis Hamilton has played down the incident after the Formula One world champion was accused of sexist bullying.
Fernando Alonso's much talked about return to McLaren after five frustrating seasons at Ferrari seems to have backfired so far but former Formula 1 driver David Coulthard doesn't feel sorry for the multi million pound worth Spaniard.