With an underperforming car and a new team-mate, the World Champion faces a new reality in 2014.
Your essential rundown of all that's different in 2014 - the drivers, venues, cars, rules and points scoring.
Follow the latest from the written press with the best gossip and speculation from the papers.
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Video interviews with all the leading trainers ahead of this week's Cheltenham Festival.
Scott Cardle has the power to be a force at light-welterweight, according to trainer Joe Gallagher.
Jordi Alba will be looking to help Barcelona contain Manchester City and keep things tight at the Nou Camp on Wednesday.
UEFA are set to take action against Bayern Munich over a banner which was displayed by the German club's supporters at their Champions League match against Arsenal on Tuesday night.
Lee Johnson is desperate to bring in reinforcements after Oldham sunk deeper into relegation trouble after a 2-0 loss to Rotherham.
Bayern Munich winger Arjen Robben has told Arsene Wenger to "stop complaining" after the Arsenal boss accused him of being a "good diver".
Sebastian Vettel has maintained his personal tradition and named his car for the new season, the World Champion christening the troubled RB10 'Suzie'.
Colchester manager Joe Dunne was left to bemoan travel chaos which disrupted his side's preparations for the 2-0 defeat by Bradford.
Bristol Rovers manager John Ward says tiredness played a part in his side's 2-1 loss to Dagenham.
Swindon boss Mark Cooper admitted his side were not at the races during the first half of the 4-1 defeat by Wolves.
Ralph Krueger has been appointed Southampton chairman just weeks after helping Canada to ice hockey gold at the Winter Olympics.
Steve Bruce says Matty Fryatt is playing his way towards a new Hull City contract after coming through a testing spell.
Exeter manager Paul Tisdale felt nerves got the better of them in their 1-0 loss to Northampton.
Crewe boss Steve Davis took plenty of positives from the 1-1 draw at Walsall despite seeing them blow the chance of a vital victory.
Wycombe manager Gareth Ainsworth believes his side should have drawn with in-form Plymouth following their 1-0 loss at Adams Park.
The Indianapolis Colts made a productive start to free agency, re-signing cornerback Vontae Davis and also adding defensive end Arthur Jones.
The United Arab Emirates has agreed to stage the opening matches of the 2014 Indian Premier League, which begins next month.
England Women's head coach Mark Sampson believes his side have the chance to "write a new destiny" ahead of Wednesday's Cyprus Cup final against France.
Coventry boss Steven Pressley was less than impressed with some of the penalty decisions in the 4-2 defeat by Gillingham.
John Sheridan admits his play-off chasing Plymouth are looking onwards and upwards after beating Wycombe 1-0 at Adams Park.
Oxford caretaker manager Mickey Lewis says luck deserted his side for Cheltenham's late leveller in the 1-1 draw.