Williams has confirmed Paul di Resta will return to F1 as their reserve driver, three years after he was dropped from Force India’s race team.
Lewis Hamilton expects tighter restrictions on what drivers can be told via team radio to make a significant difference to the competition this year.
Esteban Gutierrez has praised the Haas VF-16 – the first chassis produced by the new F1 team – as a “great car” ahead of their race debut.
Lewis Hamilton is convinced Ferrari have reduced the gap to Mercedes since the end of last season.
Sebastian Vettel says Formula One should introduce the Halo driver protection device even if it makes the cars less attractive.
Formula One Management has revealed for the first time how the Halo head protection system would change onboard camera views.
Hamilton called Halo F1’s “worst looking mod” and Hulkenberg believes the sport needs risk but Rosberg strongly backed the new safety device.
New F1 team Haas endured another disrupted day of testing on Thursday, this time due to problems with their brake-by-wire system.
Kimi Raikkonen says the Halo driver head protection device he tested this morning did not cause any significant visibility problems.
Daniel Ricciardo expects Red Bull to start the season close to Williams on pace but behind Mercedes and Ferrari.
Jenson Button described Honda’s latest power unit development as the largest step they have made so far.
Red Bull may be leading the call for higher downforce F1 cars next year but their driver Daniel Ricciardo wants the sport to go in the opposite direction.
Lewis Hamilton has backed Mercedes’ decision to split its running between its two drivers on each of the remaining test days this year.
Mercedes has changed the running plan for its drivers over the next two days of testing due to the high mileage the team has covered so far at the Circuit de Catalunya.
Fernando Alonso praised his McLaren team for improving the reliability of their car following his first run in testing today and said they can now start chasing performance.
Sebastian Vettel says F1’s engine are louder this year but believes they need to increase the volume further.
Jenson Button says the McLaren-honda MP4-31 has addressed one of the fundamental shortcomings of last year’s car but still sees room for improvement.
Daniel Ricciardo believes Red Bull will become more competitive after the opening five flyaway races of the new season.
Pascal Wehrlein will occupy one of Manor’s two race seats for 2016, the team has confirmed.
Renault has confirmed Kevin Magnussen’s return to F1 in place of the ousted Pastor Maldonado in their driver line-up.