Jenson Button a non-starter in Bahrain GP
Jenson Button a non-starter in Bahrain GP

Even the back of the grid was beyond the reach of McLaren`s Jenson Button on Sunday after an electrical failure ruled the Briton out of the Bahrain Grand Prix before the start.

Bahrain Grand Prix: Jenson Button disappointed after frustrating day
Bahrain Grand Prix: Jenson Button disappointed after frustrating day

Jenson Button emerged with disappointed after a frustrating day at practice for the Bahrain Grand Prix on Friday when he suffered a series of problems with his McLaren-Honda car.

Lewis Hamilton loving the life of a champion
Lewis Hamilton loving the life of a champion

Lewis Hamilton says he is in the form of his life and loving every minute of being a double Formula One world champion.

'Difficult to feel sorry for multi million pound worth Fernando Alonso'
'Difficult to feel sorry for multi million pound worth Fernando Alonso'

 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.

Fernando Alonso stays positive while Ferrari celebrate
Fernando Alonso stays positive while Ferrari celebrate

One word seemed to encapsulate Fernando Alonso`s Malaysian Grand Prix weekend. The comment, posted on Twitter under a photograph of the sweaty Spaniard walking in his McLaren overalls past the Ferrari garage and the Italian team`s smiling mechanics, was simple: `Ouch`.

Team by team analysis of Malaysian Grand Prix
Team by team analysis of Malaysian Grand Prix

Team by team analysis of Sunday`s Malaysian Formula One Grand Prix (listed in current championship order):

Fernando Alonso sees rapid progress after closing gap in Sepang
Fernando Alonso sees rapid progress after closing gap in Sepang

Fernando Alonso focused on the positives after he and McLaren team mate Jenson Button qualified on the penultimate row of the Malaysian Grand Prix grid on Saturday.

Bernie Ecclestone tells teams to stop complaining
Bernie Ecclestone tells teams to stop complaining

Formula One supremo Bernie Ecclestone told teams to stop moaning and focus on improving on Friday after an uprising of complaints rocked the start of the new season.

Last place now a triumph for Jenson Button, McLaren
Last place now a triumph for Jenson Button, McLaren

McLaren`s Jenson Button on Sunday said just finishing the Australian Grand Prix was a triumph of sorts as he remained upbeat despite coming in 11th and last.

McLaren look on the bright side after dismal start
McLaren look on the bright side after dismal start

Jenson Button found a glimmer of hope in McLaren`s dismal start to the Formula One season when he at least finished Sunday`s Australian Grand Prix.

Misfiring McLaren plumb depths at Albert Park
Misfiring McLaren plumb depths at Albert Park

McLaren`s sense of foreboding from a dismal winter testing was confirmed at the Australian Grand Prix on Friday as drivers Jenson Button and Kevin Magnussen languished near the bottom of the timesheets in the opening practice sessions of the season.

McLaren probe finds no problems with Fernando Alonso`s car
McLaren probe finds no problems with Fernando Alonso`s car

McLaren said on Friday that investigations have found no problems with Fernando Alonso`s car after he crashed in testing and was forced to miss the Australian Grand Prix.

Governing body FIA looking into Fernando Alonso crash
Governing body FIA looking into Fernando Alonso crash

Formula One governing body FIA are seeking further information from the McLaren team about driver Fernando Alonso`s heavy crash during testing last month that led to the Spaniard suffering temporary memory loss.

New boy Sebastian Vettel plays down Ferrari hopes in Melbourne
New boy Sebastian Vettel plays down Ferrari hopes in Melbourne

Sebastian Vettel is convinced Ferrari have a better car than the one that stuttered through a winless season last year but has played down his team`s chances of upsetting Mercedes at Sunday`s season-opening Australian Grand Prix.

Adrian Newey's son to team up with Michael Schumacher junior
Adrian Newey's son to team up with Michael Schumacher junior

Formula One designer Adrian Newey`s teenage son Harrison will be team mate to Michael Schumacher`s 15-year-old son Mick in German Formula Four this season.

Prost-Senna rivalry revived in Brazil Stock Car series
Prost-Senna rivalry revived in Brazil Stock Car series

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.

McLaren braced for troubled start to new Honda era
McLaren braced for troubled start to new Honda era

McLaren start the Formula One season in Australia with star signing Fernando Alonso absent and recovering from concussion, a Honda engine that has yet to run sweetly and a car that has spent more time in the garage than testing on track.

Love real races where you're overtaking and battling: Lewis Hamilton
Love real races where you're overtaking and battling: Lewis Hamilton

Celebrated F1 driver Lewis Hamilton might have won the World Championship last season but he is still hungry for more races, involving battling and overtaking and wants more competition in this year's Formula One season that gets underway in Melbourne on March 15.

Fernando Alonso to miss season-opening Australian GP
Fernando Alonso to miss season-opening Australian GP

Two-time Formula One world champion Fernando Alonso will miss the opening race of the 2015 season in Australia after suffering concussion in a crash in testing, his McLaren team confirmed on Tuesday.

Barcelona Test: Valtteri Bottas fastest as McLaren woes continue
Barcelona Test: Valtteri Bottas fastest as McLaren woes continue

Finish driver Valtteri Bottas was fastest for Williams on the final morning of pre-season testing in Barcelona as McLaren`s reliability problems continued.