Lewis Hamilton, Mercedes, Yas Marina, 2014

Jock Clear to leave Mercedes for Ferrari

F1 Fanatic Round-up

In the round-up: Hamilton’s performance engineer Clear to join Ferrari • Newey to attend some races in 2015 • Nasr chooses number 12

Luca di Montezemolo, Ferrari, Finali Mondiali, Mugello, 2013

Ecclestone and Montezemolo return to F1 board

2014 F1 season

CVC Capital Partners, the majority owners of Formula One, have announced Bernie Ecclestone has rejoined the board following his bribery trial earlier this year.

Start, Spa-Francorchamps, 2014

Vote for your 2014 F1 Driver of the Year

2014 F1 season review

Who was your top driver of the 2014 season? Read the F1 Fanatic Driver Rankings in full and vote for who you think was best.

Daniel Ricciardo, Red Bull, Circuit Gilles Villeneuve, 2014

2014 F1 Driver Rankings #1: Daniel Ricciardo

2014 F1 season review

Ricciardo consistently qualified strongly, raced even better, and made very few mistakes. And he emphatically beat his four-times world champion team mate.

Fernando Alonso, Lewis Hamilton, Daniel Ricciardo, Hungaroring, 2014

2014 F1 Driver Rankings #2: Fernando Alonso

2014 F1 season review

It’s doubtful Fernando Alonso could have done much better in a car which was rarely capable of reaching the podium, let alone winning races.

Nico Hulkenberg, Force India, Hungaroring, 2014

Hulkenberg: Perez “brings out the best in me”

F1 Fanatic Round-up

In the round-up: Perez made Hulkenberg raise his game • ‘Only Mercedes want to keep V6s’ – Ecclestone • Hamashima also leaves Ferrari

Lewis Hamilton, Mercedes, Monte-Carlo, 2014

2014 F1 Driver Rankings #3: Lewis Hamilton

2014 F1 season review

Did the right man win the championship? Absolutely. But Lewis Hamilton only comes in third place in this year’s driver rankings.

Daniel Ricciardo, Red Bull, Bahrain International Circuit, 2014

Red Bull show their strength despite engine troubles

2014 F1 season review

To appreciate just how impressive it was Red Bull won three races in 2014 it’s worth recalling how dire the situation was for them at the start of the year.

Nico Rosberg, Mercedes, Monte-Carlo, 2014

Hamilton: Rosberg ‘took it to another level’ in Monaco

F1 Fanatic Round-up

In the round-up: Monaco ‘took it to another level’ – Hamilton • Stolen Red Bull trophies found • Ecclestone sees off challenge from Walsh

Pat Fry, Ferrari, Shanghai International Circuit, 2014

Ferrari reshuffle staff, confirm Fry and Tombazis departures and announce Mexican sponsor

2014 F1 season

Ferrari has announced a reorganisation of its key technical staff following the departures of director of engineering Pat Fry and chief designer Nikolas Tombazis.