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Fault ends McLaren’s fifth test day after 21 laps 19th February 2015, 12:10

McLaren’s participation in the fifth day of F1 testing at the Circuit de Catalunya came to an end within four hours due to a technical problem.

Unwell Hamilton replaced by Wehrlein at test

An unwell Lewis Hamilton has stood down from today’s test at the Circuit de Catalunya, leading Mercedes to call up test driver Pascal Wehrlein.

Mercedes’ Bahrain battle “too dangerous” – Warwick 11th February 2015, 11:50

Allowing Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg to fight hard “showed a sign of stupidity” according to the veteran of 146 grands prix and FIA driver steward.

Alonso impressed by Honda’s “scientific approach”

Fernando Alonso says he found Honda a very different proposition compared to other Formula One teams after joining McLaren from Ferrari.

We won’t win in Australia but we’ll improve – Button 10th February 2015, 17:04

Jenson Button doubts the new McLaren-Honda will finish on the podium on its debut at Melbourne next month but expects progress throughout the year.

STR10 a ‘big step’ over 2014 – Verstappen 4th February 2015, 18:34

Max Verstappen believes this year’s Toro Rosso is a marked improvement over the car he drove during Friday practice sessions last season.

Raikkonen: Ferrari’s top times “doesn’t mean much”

Ferrari have led three of the first four days of testing at Jerez but Kimi Raikkonen says it “doesn’t mean much” at this stage.

Hamilton surprised by early Mercedes reliability

Lewis Hamilton says he is surprised by how much running Mercedes managed to cover at the first pre-season test of 2015.

Williams ready to win races – Massa 3rd February 2015, 18:58

Felipe Massa believes the revitalised Williams team is now ready to challenge for victories.

Nasr happy but cautious after topping times

Despite clocking the quickest time of the third day of the Jerez test, Felipe Nasr remains cautious about his new team’s chances ahead of the 2015 season.