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Hamilton won't change approach
Lewis Hamilton insists that nothing will change in his approach to the title-defining final race weekends of the season despite his continued status as the ‘chaser’ in the all-Mercedes championship battle.
Merc duo welcome radio silence
Title rivals Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg have welcomed the move to limit the pitwall’s communication with drivers from this weekend’s Singapore GP - with each now hoping that the crackdown presents more chances to gain an on-track edge over the other.
Rosberg: Racing will be purer
Nico Rosberg is expecting the FIA’s clampdown on team radio communications to produce 'purer' racing, after the World Championship leader experienced the new limits in Mercedes’ simulator ahead of the Singapore GP.
Who is Pascal Wehrlein?
He’s 19-years-old and has just been appointed reserve driver at F1’s dominant team – but who is Pascal Wehrlein?
Wehrlein named Merc reserve
Mercedes have named 19-year-old DTM race winner Pascal Wehrlein as their reserve driver.
Hamilton fired up for flyaways
Lewis Hamilton says the fact he remains firmly in the championship hunt despite the trials and tribulations of his season is a source of “huge motivation” for the final flyaway rounds with the Mercedes driver first aiming to turn around his recent fortunes at the Singapore GP this weekend.
Merc seek radio clarification
Mercedes chief Toto Wolff says teams will need further clarification on what they now can and can’t tell their drivers on the radio following the FIA’s "controversial" decision to clamp down on pits-to-car messages.
'Happy to relax engine freeze'
Toto Wolff says Mercedes are open to the idea of relaxing F1's engine freeze, dismissing speculation that it could reduce their advantage.
Schumacher leaves hospital
Michael Schumacher has left Lausanne Hospital and will continue his rehabilitation following his skiing accident at home.
Lewis unhappy with Nico booing
Despite little indication of a rapprochement between the two Mercedes rivals, Lewis Hamilton has admitted he felt uncomfortable on the Monza podium when Nico Rosberg was booed.
Wolff laughs off 'crazy' theories
Toto Wolff laughed off suggestions that Nico Rosberg’s mistake which handed Lewis Hamilton victory in the Italian GP was, in fact, something more sinister.
'My mistake' admits Rosberg
Nico Rosberg was quick to hold his hand up for the error that cost him victory in Sunday’s Italian GP.
Hamilton puts pressure on Nico
Lewis Hamilton has hinted he suspected Nico Rosberg would crack if he could apply pressure on his title rival in the Italian GP.
McLaren eye Hamilton reunion
McLaren believe they could re-sign Lewis Hamilton for next season due to the escalating acrimony and tension within the Mercedes camp.
Merc not expecting Spa repeat
Toto Wolff is confident that there will be no repeat of Nico Rosberg and Lewis Hamilton’s acrimonious clash at Spa as the title-chasing pair prepare to square up for victory again in Sunday’s Italian GP.
Lewis: I don't need to be told
Lewis Hamilton says he doesn’t need reminding of Mercedes’ instructions to their drivers not to crash into each other in the Italian GP – the polesitter implying that it’s Nico Rosberg who should take heed.
Wolff plays down Merc 'break-up'
Toto Wolff has clarified comments made in an interview ahead of the Italian GP in which he said that Mercedes would consider breaking up their driver pairing should Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg fail to resolve their differences on track.
Lewis 'can't afford a retirement'
As his world title battle with Nico Rosberg reaches crunch time, Lewis Hamilton has said that he can’t really afford another retirement this season.
Peace declared at Mercedes
Attempting to draw a line under the controversy of last week's Belgian GP, Nico Rosberg and Lewis Hamilton have put on a united front in a last-ditch attempt to prevent the Mercedes team being split asunder.
Rosberg accepts the blame
An apologetic Nico Rosberg has publicly accepted responsibility for the ‘error of judgement’ which caused his collision with Lewis Hamilton at the Belgian GP – and claimed the incident, which resulted in him leaving Spa with a 29-point advantage in the World Championship, feeling ‘distraught’