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Toto Wolff has admitted that Mercedes needs 'disruption' among its drivers to extract the maximum performance levels, despite a trouble free year within the team bringing more success.
The 32-year-old, who earlier this year became the first British driver to win more than three titles, is behind only favourite Anthony Joshua to win the prize.
Jean Todt will oversee Formula One's post-Bernie Ecclestone future after the 71-year-old was elected to a third term as president of its ruling body, the FIA. He will stay in office until 2021.
Ferrari president Sergio Marchionne says the threat that the Italian team could leave Formula One is a 'serious' one following disgareements over engine rules from 2021
Formula Two champion Charles Leclerc will graduate to F1 with Sauber next season. Meanwhile, Sweden's Marcus Ericcson stays in the lineup despite failing to score a point in 2017.
Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel topped the time sheets on the final day of tyre testing at the Yas Marina circuit, bringing an end to on track running in 2017. Valtteri Bottas was second and Max Verstappen third.
Mercedes executive director Toto Wolff believes a single-gender motor racing championship would 'undermine' women and harm their prospects of making it to Formula One.
Alfa Romeo will return to Formula One for the first time in 30 years in a new multi-year partnership, combining in a new team with Sauber. The team will be called 'Alfa Romeo Sauber'.
The 32-year old Polish driver, who has not started a grand prix for more than seven years following a harrowing rally crash in 2011, managed 108 laps of the Yas Marina circuit in Abu Dhabi.
Plans have been drawn up to stage an historic women-only motor racing championship which could be launched in 2019.
McLaren have begun their preparations for the 2018 Formula One season by testing out a mini-wing on the controversial cockpit safety device known as 'the halo'.
Lewis Hamilton has promised to bring his championship-winning form to the first race of the new season after admitting too much partying contributed to his end-of-year wobble.
Daniel Ricciardo's season ended with him trundling off the track during Sunday's Abu Dhabi Grand Prix, a third retirement in four races. He is weighing up his Red Bull future.
When Valtteri Bottas crossed the line first in Abu Dhabi on Sunday, the curtain came down on another thrilling Formula One season. Lewis Hamilton enjoyed another successful season.
Lewis Hamilton has called for changes to Formula One's season-ending fixture after a lacklustre conclusion to his world championship-winning campaign in Abu Dhabi.
Lewis Hamilton has criticised the new Formula One logo which was launched following the season-ending Abu Dhabi Grand Prix won by Valtteri Bottas.
The curtain comes down on another Formula One season, with Valtteri Bottas taking victory at the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix. But here are six things you may have missed from Yas Marina.
JONATHAN McEVOY IN ABU DHABI: Lewis Hamilton finished his championship-winning season with a podiumi, but was beaten to first place by Mercedes team-mate Valtteri Bottas.
Lewis Hamilton will start from second on the grid behind team-mate Valtteri Bottas for the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix in the hope of ending a highly successful season with victory. Follow all the action here.
Valtteri Bottas pipped Lewis Hamilton to pole position for the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix after edging out his Mercedes team-mate by just under two tenths of a second.