Fernando Alonso, McLaren, 2015

Alonso impressed by Honda’s “scientific approach”

2015 F1 season Video

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

Lewis Hamilton, Mercedes, Circuito de Jerez, 2015

Mercedes want Hamilton deal before season begins

F1 Fanatic Round-up

In the round-up: Mercedes want Hamilton deal before season starts • Ricciardo impressed by Ferrari pace • Caterham troubles linked to Force India delay

Jenson Button, McLaren, Circuito de Jerez, 2015

We won’t win in Australia but we’ll improve – Button

2015 F1 season Video

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.

Felipe Massa, Williams, Circuito de Jerez, 2015

Q&A with Rod Nelson on the Williams FW37

2015 F1 season

Williams’ chief test and support engineer Rod Nelson described the first week of working with the team’s new FW37 at the Jerez test.

Valtteri Bottas, Williams, Circuito de Jerez, 2015

Bottas has the ‘champion gene’ – Symonds

F1 Fanatic Round-up

In the round-up: Bottas ‘believes it’s his right to be champion’ • Red Bull also oppose Marussia return • Button wants to ‘put things right’ with Honda

Fernando Alonso, McLaren, Circuito de Jerez, 2015

Matt Morris on the radical McLaren-Honda MP4-30

2015 F1 season

McLaren’s director of engineering Matt Morris answered the media’s question on the progress of McLaren’s new Honda-powered MP4-30 in the first test at Jerez.

Start, GP2 Asia, Losail International Circuit, 2009

Qatar to hold F1 race ‘within next two years’

F1 Fanatic Round-up

In the round-up: Qatar race possible in next two years • Italian Grand Prix under pressure • Alonso ‘didn’t request number one status’ over Button

Max Chilton, Marussia, Suzuka, 2014

F1 needs teams like Marussia, says Minardi

2015 F1 season

Former F1 team principal Giancarlo Minardi has said the decision to block Manor from competing this year using Marussia’s 2014 car is “absurd”.

Nissan GT-R LM Nismo, 2015

F1’s pitiful 18-car grid – and a good week for WEC

Comment

The World Endurance Championship’s diverse entry is booming while F1 is left with a pitiful field of just 18 cars.

Adrian Newey, March 711, Silverstone, 2014

Rules place too much emphasis on engine – Newey

F1 Fanatic Round-up

In the round-up: Red Bull’s Adrian Newey says the current Formula One regulations are too restrictive in terms of chassis design.