Ferrari have left the door open for Mick Schumacher, son of Formula One icon Michael, to join their team and follow in his father’s footsteps. He is currently impressing in F3.
Lewis Hamilton, with his jet-set lifestyle, has admitted he had to convince his Mercedes bosses that winning the Formula One world title remains his unrivalled priority.
JONATHAN MCEVOY: Formula One’s tendency to over-complicate everything is in danger of detracting from the glaring truth that Lewis Hamilton’s gifts as a sportsman explain his ascent to the summit.
Max Verstappen finished second for Red Bull in Singapore on Sunday but he can expect Formula One’s next race in Russia to be a hard slog from the rear of the field due to engine penalties.
Reigning champion Hamilton heads into the concluding six rounds of the season with a 40-point lead over Sebastian Vettel, who finished only third at the Marina Bay Street Circuit on Sunday.
JONATHAN MCEVOY IN SINGAPORE: Lewis Hamilton was still mopping his brow long after he had pulverised the title ambitions right out of Sebastian Vettel.
Sebastian Vettel placed the blame at Ferrari’s door after he fell 40 points behind Lewis Hamilton following a strategy error in the Singapore Grand Prix.
It was not the most eventful Singapore GP in its 10-year run but Lewis Hamilton won’t care as he extended his standings lead to 40 points. Here are seven things you may have missed.
JONATHAN MCEVOY IN SINGAPORE: Brit held off the challenge of Red Bull’s Max Verstappen, who finished second, while Sebastian Vettel was third as Ferrari again made hard work of strategy.
Championship leader Lewis Hamilton will begin the Singapore Grand Prix on pole as he bids to extend his 30-point advantage over Sebastian Vettel. DAN RIPLEY will have the race live.