Ten days after claiming he was scared to drive his McLaren car at the Spanish Grand Prix, Jenson Button was back behind the wheel on Thursday to claim 11th place in opening practice for the Monaco Grand Prix.
Spanish Formula 1 driver Fernando Alonso, who is yet to pick up points this season, has accepted that he is going through "a transitional period" but is convinced his McLaren car will be competitive in the future to win races.
Formula One legend Niki Lauda admitted to feeling some relief after Nico Rosberg`s Spanish Grand Prix victory on Sunday not only rekindled Mercedes` internal rivalry and team spirit but gave a much-needed boost to the championship.
Sahara Force India returned empty-handed for the third time this season in five races after Sergio Perez and Nico Hulkenberg finished 13th and 15th respectively at the Spanish Grand Prix, here on Sunday.
It wasn't the perfect day for Force India as its Formula 1 drivers Nico Hulkenberg and Sergio Perez will start Sunday's Spanish Grand Prix at the Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya here in 17th and 18th places.
Nico Rosberg ended his Mercedes team-mate Lewis Hamilton`s run of domination in qualifying this season when he secured his first pole position of the year in Saturday`s qualifying session for Sunday`s Spanish Grand Prix.