As the summer movements in the driver market revolve around McLaren’s efforts to attract either Fernando Alonso or Sebastian Vettel into the Woking fold, Mercedes bosses have confirmed that they will not enter into any talks with Lewis Hamilton about a new contract for 2016 until his increasingly fraught battle for the 2014 World Championship has been resolved.
F1 Belgian Grand Prix 2014: Mercedes weigh up how to punish Nico Rosberg following Lewis Hamilton collision
F1 Belgian Grand Prix 2014: Lewis Hamilton not sure whether he can trust Mercedes team-mate Nico Rosberg after collision
As Lewis Hamilton and Jenson Button prepare once again for battle on their favourite circuit, the third British driver, Max Chilton, will be cooling his heels in the Ardennes. His Marussia team surprised the paddock here today by announcing that the American driver Alex Rossi, signed earlier this month as their reserve driver, will race the Marussia MR03 this weekend before Sunday’s Belgian Grand Prix.
Teenager Max Verstappen has shrugged off concerns over his age after he was confirmed to race for the Toro Rosso team next season.
F1 boss Bernie Ecclestone heading straight back to work after $100m court settlement over bribery charges
F1 boss Bernie Ecclestone pays staggering £60million out of court settlement to be cleared of bribery charges in Germany
F1: Fernando Alonso suggests Mercedes have been the biggest surprise of the season – and have set a new benchmark
F1 Hungarian Grand Prix: Mercedes pair set for internal talks but Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg ready to duel it out
F1 Hungarian Grand Prix: Lewis Hamilton disobeys orders and closes gap to Nico Rosberg in title race
Immediately after the Hungarian Grand Prix Lewis Hamilton looked like somebody who knew he had to face the music at Mercedes after deliberately disobeying orders to let Nico Rosberg overtake. On Sunday night the team heads Niki Lauda and Toto Wolff said they planned to have talks with both drivers, as fresh acrimony brewed between them.
F1 Hungarian Grand Prix: Lewis Hamilton recovers from pit start and early spin to close gap on Nico Rosberg as Daniel Ricciardo wins
F1 Hungarian Grand Prix: Kimi Raikkonen ‘questioned’ Ferrari decision not to go out after early elimination leaves Finn with work to do
F1 Hungarian Grand Prix: Desperate Lewis Hamilton sees Hungary hopes go up in smoke as he rues ‘beyond bad luck’
F1 Hungarian Grand Prix: Nico Rosberg takes full advantage of Lewis Hamilton’s fiery exit to clinch pole in rain-hit qualifying
F1 Hungarian Grand Prix: Lewis Hamilton sees his Mercedes burst into flames to rule him out of qualifying
F1 Hungarian Grand Prix: Niki Lauda denies Sebastian Vettel rumour as Lewis Hamilton sets the early pace
F1 Hungarian Grand Prix: Miki Lauda denies Sebastian Vettel rumour as Lewis Hamilton sets the early pace
If Lewis Hamilton really was remotely concerned or destabilised by feeble rumours being put around here on Thursday to the effect that his Mercedes team was offering lucrative blandishments to Sebastian Vettel to drive for them from 2016, he showed no sign of it yesterday.
F1 Hungarian Grand Prix: Lewis Hamilton continues Hungaroring domination as he tops both Friday praxtice sessions
F1 Hungarian Grand Prix: ‘I feel like I’m part of the family at Mercedes’, says Lewis Hamilton ahead of contract talks
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F1 Hungarian Grand Prix: Lewis Hamilton hungry for Hungary success to gain momentum ahead of the summer break
F1: Mercedes open contract extension talks with Lewis Hamilton after confirmation of Nico Rosberg’s ‘multi-year’ deal last week
F1 German GP: Lewis Hamilton targets a ‘clean weekend’ in Hungary after frustrating third place finish
“Maybe I need to visit some Indians, rub the Buddha belly, whatever it is I’ll try all the religions, to try and get some luck.”
F1 German Grand Prix: Lewis Hamilton happy with title challenge despite another testing weekend in Hockenheim
F1 German Grand Prix: Nico Rosberg takes the chequered flag with Mercedes team-mate Lewis Hamilton in third
F1 German Grand Prix: Felipe Massa flips his Williams on the first corner after colliding with Kevin Magnussen
F1 German Grand Prix: Felipe Massa flips his Williams on the first corner after colliding with Kevin Magnusson
F1 German Grand Prix: Lewis Hamilton crashes out as championship rival Nico Rosberg clinches pole ahead of high flying Williams pair