Jenson Button, McLaren, Circuito de Jerez, 2015

Fault ends McLaren’s fifth test day after 21 laps

2015 F1 season

McLaren’s participation in the fifth day of F1 testing at the Circuit de Catalunya came to an end within four hours due to a technical problem.

Lewis Hamilton, Mercedes, Circuit de Catalunya, 2015

Unwell Hamilton replaced by Wehrlein at test

2015 F1 season

An unwell Lewis Hamilton has stood down from today’s test at the Circuit de Catalunya, leading Mercedes to call up test driver Pascal Wehrlein.

Lewis Hamilton, Nico Rosberg, Yas Marina, 2014

Mercedes ‘learned to handle Hamilton and Rosberg’

F1 Fanatic Round-up

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

Pastor Maldonado, Lotus, Circuit de Catalunya, 2014

Driver line-up confirmed for Barcelona test

2015 F1 season

The driver line-up has been confirmed for the second F1 test of 2015 at the Circuit de Catalunya, which starts tomorrow.

Kimi Raikkonen, Lotus, Monaco, 2012

In pictures: Great one-off F1 helmet designs

F1 pictures Pictures

As they may be about to become a thing of the past, take a look back on some of the most striking one-off helmet designs from the last six years.

Pascal Wehrlein, Mercedes, 2014

Wehrlein gets three test chances with Force India

2015 F1 season

Mercedes reserve driver Pascal Wehrlein will test for Force India on three occasions this year beginning with this week’s test at Barcelona.

Jolyon Palmer, Lotus, 2015

Palmer to get his first run in new Lotus at Barcelona

2015 F1 season

New Lotus test driver Jolyon Palmer will have his first run in the team’s 2015 car in this week’s test at the Circuit de Catalunya.

Start, Spa-Francorchamps, 2014

F1 Commission decides against 2016 rules overhaul

F1 Fanatic Round-up

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

Susie Wolff, Williams, Silverstone, 2014

Susie Wolff to test Williams at Barcelona

2015 F1 season

Williams test driver Susie Wolff will sample the team’s new FW37 on the first day of this week’s test at the Circuit de Catalunya.

Heinz-Harald Frentzen, Williams, Monte-Carlo, Monaco, 1997

Why wider cars doesn’t mean less overtaking

2015 F1 season

F1 cars could return to the two-metre width last seen in 1997 – but that won’t necessarily make overtaking more difficult.