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Lewis Hamilton heads Valtteri Bottas in opening Monza session

Mercedes' Lewis Hamilton set the pace during the opening practice session for the Italian Grand Prix, amid the threat of rain at a cool and cloudy Monza.

China and Bahrain set to switch places on 2018 calendar

The Chinese and Bahrain Grands Prix will likely switch places on the 2018 calendar, Formula 1 commercial chief Sean Bratches has said.

Lewis Hamilton expects new Mercedes deal by end of year

Lewis Hamilton says he expects to renew his deal with Mercedes before the end of the year, in the wake of Sebastian Vettel committing his future to Ferrari.

Force India not easing off on 2017 development

Force India boss Vijay Mallya says the team is not easing off on developing its VJM10 in its attempts to secure fourth position in this year’s Constructors’ Championship.

Honda compares McLaren to French cuisine, Toro Rosso to stew

Honda motorsport boss Masashi Yamamoto has compared the way McLaren operates to "sophisticated French cuisine" and its new customer team Toro Rosso's approach to a "delicious stew", which he believes Honda can improve.

McLaren, Toro Rosso holding last ditch engine talks in Monza

McLaren and Toro Rosso are holding last ditch talks to try and agree which engine manufacturer they will both use during the 2018 season, with a decision between Honda and Renault expected on Monday.

Zak Brown says Fernando Alonso stay ‘very likely’ with Renault deal

Fernando Alonso would be "very likely" to stay at McLaren next season if the Woking team can secure a supply of Renault engines for 2018, according to boss Zak Brown.

Fernando Alonso on Jolyon Palmer penalty: ‘FIA must have been having...

Fernando Alonso has berated the FIA race stewards for handing Jolyon Palmer a five-second penalty for gaining an unfair advantage when the Renault driver cut the chicane to stay ahead of the McLaren driver.

Haas will ‘fight hard’ to reclaim seventh from Renault

Haas Team Principal Guenther Steiner says the squad will “fight hard” to recapture seventh position in the Constructors’ Championship, after slipping behind rivals Renault at the Singapore Grand Prix.

FIA alters Formula 1 superlicence points system

The FIA has made alterations to the Formula 1 superlicence points system, with only two series now offering the required number of points to automatically qualify for a superlicence in one hit.