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Mercedes ‘learned to handle Hamilton and Rosberg’ 19th February 2015, 0:01

In the round-up: Mercedes learned how to handle their drivers • Bahrain still opposing Qatar race • Helmet rule change ‘to make identification easier’

F1 Commission decides against 2016 rules overhaul 18th February 2015, 0:01

In the round-up: No F1 rules overhaul next year, Commission decides • Sauber considering livery change for next test

F1’s “archaic” leadership is holding it back – Lopez 17th February 2015, 0:01

In the round-up: “Archaic” leadership an obstacle for F1 • Renault understand Red Bull engine problems • 1,000bhp is possible – Cowell

Top ten: Worst world championship title defences 16th February 2015, 11:50

Last year was the first time since 1998 the defending champion failed to win a race. Was Sebastian Vettel’s difficult 2014 campaign one of F1’s worst title defences?

Last year’s Lotus was too aggressive – Lopez

In the round-up: Lotus chairman Gerard Lopez says the team’s new car is less aggressive than their radical twin-tusk 2014 car.

Verstappen “the best I’ve seen so far” – engineer 15th February 2015, 0:01

In the round-up: Max Verstappen’s race engineer Xevi Pujolar has high expectations of F1’s youngest ever driver.

Caption Competition 71: Alonso and Button 14th February 2015, 11:47

It’s Caption Competition time again and as it’s launch season we’ve got another F1 driver wielding a smartphone.

F1 could switch back to wider, 1997-style cars

In the round-up: F1 could revert to wider cars • FIA holding entry list for Manor • Force India plan to run VJM08 at last test

Why You Should Watch… F1 testing 13th February 2015, 11:50

What’s the cheapest way to see F1 cars in action – and get a first look at new machinery? Go to an F1 test.

New Williams ‘not massively different’ – Bottas

In the round-up: Williams similar to last year says Bottas • Only teams can bring costs down – Dennis • Stoneman replaces Lynn as Red Bull Junior