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Caption Competition 74: Ecclestone and Hamilton 25th April 2015, 11:45

Bernie Ecclestone and Lewis Hamilton walk and talk in the Bahrain Grand Prix paddock. What’s being said? That’s for you to decide.

Renault engine ‘a bit of a nightmare’ – Verstappen

In the round-up: Verstappen describes Renault engine as a ‘nightmare’ • Vettel says Ferrari will take time to catch Mercedes • Indian government declare motor racing a sport

2015 Bahrain Grand Prix team radio transcript 24th April 2015, 11:56

Brake problems gave Mercedes a scare on the radio in Bahrain while a chasing Kimi Raikkonen was frustrated by a lack of blue flags. And who did Nico Hulkenberg brand an “idiot”?

McLaren-Honda relationship improving – Boullier

In the round-up: McLaren and Honda working better together • Smedley keen for Williams to catch up quickly • Senna’s Monaco GP Toleman up for sale

2015 Chinese Grand Prix team radio transcript 23rd April 2015, 13:45

Nico Rosberg’s radio messages during the Chinese Grand Prix revealed his frustration at being held up by Lewis Hamilton during the middle stint. Here’s everything else we heard during the race.

Teams agree to fifth engine for 2015

In the round-up: Teams agree to engine cap increase • Mercedes in no rush to improve engine despite Ferrari threat • Ferrari designed with Raikkonen in mind

Kaltenborn concerned over 2017 engine costs 22nd April 2015, 1:01

In the round-up: Kaltenborn anxious over costs of engine overhaul • McLaren past the ‘most dramatic times’ • GP2 boss open to possibility of ‘F2′ rebranding

Ferrari won’t swap Raikkonen for Hamilton 21st April 2015, 0:01

In the round-up: Ferrari not targeting Hamilton as Raikkonen replacement • Vettel doubts Mercedes were ‘sandbagging’ • Ferrari power boost for Canada

Hamilton passes 10,000 kilometres in the lead 20th April 2015, 11:45

Lewis Hamilton has now spent more than 10,000 kilometres in the lead of F1 races – and has led 168 laps to Nico Rosberg’s five so far this year.

Ex-F1 drivers shine in Super Formula at Suzuka

The opening round of the super fast Japanese Super Formula series was won by a driver who raced in F1 last year. Catch up on that plus IndyCar, touring cars and more.