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2013 United States Grand Prix build-up in pictures 14th November 2013, 23:32

Pictures from the build-up to the United States Grand Prix.

Kovalainen hoping for “smooth weekend” with Lotus

Heikki Kovalainen says he’s hoping for a smooth start to his two-race stint for Lotus in place of Kimi Raikkonen.

Second DRS zone on pit straight at COTA

Drivers will be able to use DRS for almost the full length of the pit straight in addition to the zone used during last year’s United States Grand Prix.

Leaving Williams was a “tough decision” – Maldonado

Pastor Maldonado says it was his decision to leave Williams after three years with the team and he knows who he’ll be driving for next year.

Perez: Finding a 2014 seat will be “very difficult”

Sergio Perez admits he is left in a “very difficult” position after losing his seat at McLaren two races before the end of the season.

Kovalainen to stand in for Raikkonen in final races

Heikki Kovalainen will make his first F1 start in almost 12 months as a substitute for Kimi Raikkonen at Lotus this weekend.

McLaren confirm Magnussen will replace Perez

McLaren have confirmed they will drop Sergio Perez after one year as their driver and replace him with rookie Kevin Magnussen in 2014.

Todt unopposed as Ward withdraws from FIA election

David Ward has withdrawn his bid to stand against Jean Todt in the election for president of the FIA.

A modern classic: Driving a lap of COTA

I had the chance to do what 22 Formula One drivers will do on Sunday – drive one of the best modern circuits in Formula One.

Warm weather with slight chance of rain in Austin

F1 will be greeted by above-average temperatures in Austin this weekend with an outside chance of rain on Saturday and Sunday.