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Bernie: Lewis will stay at Merc
Bernie Ecclestone expects Lewis Hamilton to stay at Mercedes into 2016, declaring the world champion is “happy where he is” despite reputed interest from Ferrari.
Hamilton relishes Ferrari fight
Lewis Hamilton is relishing the intensifying battle between Mercedes and Ferrari at the front of F1, with the world champion believing he is currently enjoying the form of his career.
Mercedes on red alert
Mercedes insist they have to “do everything we can” to keep improving their W06 if they are to stay ahead of Ferrari, as the battle between the two titans continues to hot up.
'Hamilton shines brightest'
As the lights went down in the desert, Monday's back pages enthused that it was Lewis Hamilton who shone brightest after the world champion’s latest victory.
Rosberg: Brake woe cost second
Nico Rosberg believes he would have held on for second place in the Bahrain GP but for a late brake failure on his Mercedes.
Hamilton in love with his Merc
A jubilant Lewis Hamilton says he thinks he is 'in love' with his Mercedes W06 super-car after taking control of the world championship in Bahrain.
Rosberg: I'd have done the same
Nico Rosberg has admitted to Sky Sports F1 he would have backed Lewis Hamilton into the Ferraris if he had been leading in China.
Lewis: Vettel's my main rival
Lewis Hamilton has named Sebastian Vettel rather than Nico Rosberg as his biggest rival ahead of Sunday’s Bahrain GP.
Rosberg takes blame for qualy
A crestfallen Nico Rosberg has admitted he underestimated the threat from Sebastian Vettel after being relegated to third on the grid by the Ferrari in Bahrain qualifying.
Bernie wants Lewis at Ferrari
Bernie Ecclestone says it would be great for F1 if Lewis Hamilton swapped the silver of Mercedes for the red of Ferrari.
Bahrain P3: Hamilton tops Vettel
Lewis Hamilton was fastest in final practice at the Bahrain GP on Saturday ahead of Sebastian Vettel and Nico Rosberg.
Nico 'very worried' by Ferrari
Practice pacesetter Nico Rosberg has described Ferrari’s long-run pace as “very worrying” ahead of a Bahrain GP which appears set to pitch Mercedes into another duel with their growing rivals.
'Maybe I handed Lewis an edge'
Nico Rosberg concedes that “maybe” he handed Lewis Hamilton a psychological edge with his comments at the end of the Chinese GP but insists he’d say the same things again.
Hamilton: No problems with Nico
Lewis Hamilton insists there are no problems between himself and Nico Rosberg in the wake of their war of words following the Chinese GP.
Lewis: 'I'm not like Seb & Alonso'
Lewis Hamilton has denied asking for number-one status at Mercedes - a luxury which he believes both Fernando Alonso and Sebastian Vettel have written into their contracts.
Fresh start for Rosberg
Nico Rosberg says he heads “to Bahrain with a clean sheet” after putting to bed the events of Shanghai last weekend.
Merc ready to 'manage' drivers
Toto Wolff has admitted that Mercedes may have to start "managing" their feuding drivers more during races in light of the rise of Ferrari in 2015.
Hamilton: 'Rosberg didn't try'
Lewis Hamilton has reopened his war of words with Nico Rosberg by accusing his Mercedes team-mate of failing to try to win Sunday's Chinese GP.
Lauda: All drivers are b*******
Niki Lauda has downplayed the fight between Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg, stating that all drivers are 'egocentric b*******'.
'Nico reduced to ranting wreck'
Lewis Hamilton reduced Nico Rosberg 'to a ranting wreck in Shanghai' according to The Times, as the latest Mercedes row dominated Monday’s papers.