WOKING:  F1 car brand CEO Ron Dennis, right, shakes hands with Britain's McLaren F1 driver Jenson Button at left, during a presentation, in Woking, England, Wednesday, Sept. 30, 2015. McLaren announced a new sponsorship deal with champagne brand Chandon. AP-/PTI(AP9_30_2015_000180A)
October 1, 2015 4:47 pm

McLaren had a termination clause in Jenson Button's contract that could have been triggered by the team this year.

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September 30, 2015 8:15 pm

Singapore had objected to having its September race back-to-back with neighbouring Malaysia.

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September 29, 2015 12:01 pm

Sebastian Vettel is 59 adrift of reigning champion Lewis Hamilton who chalked up his eighth win of the season in Japan on Sunday.

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September 27, 2015 5:08 pm

Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg barely featured in television coverage after finishing one-two in Japanese GP.

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September 28, 2015 12:23 pm

Lewis Hamilton will surely win many more races in years to come but number 41 will always be special.

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September 27, 2015 4:14 pm

McLaren team boss says both Fernando Alonso and Jenson Button will continue to race for the team next season.

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September 27, 2015 6:32 pm

The win was the Lewis Hamilton's eighth of the season, with Nico Rosberg anchoring the eighth one-two finish for dominant Mercedes.

Mercedes Formula One driver Nico Rosberg of Germany celebrates winning pole position in the qualifying session of the Japanese F1 Grand Prix at the Suzuka Circuit in Suzuka, Japan, September 26, 2015. REUTERS/Thomas Peter
September 26, 2015 1:34 pm

Nico Rosberg secured his first pole since Spain in May.

Red Bull driver Daniil Kvyat of Russia steers his car on the straight during the first free practice session for the Japanese Formula One Grand Prix at the Suzuka Circuit in Suzuka, central Japan, Friday, Sept. 25, 2015. (AP Photo/Rob Griffith)
September 25, 2015 7:11 pm

Rain also hit the morning session when Toro Rosso driver Carlos Sainz Jr. had the fastest time.

September 24, 2015 3:24 pm

F1 returns to Suzuka where Marussia driver Jules Bianchi was seriously injured last year in an accident and eventually died.

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September 24, 2015 12:53 pm

Speculation about Jenson Button's future reached new heights after last Sunday's Singapore Grand Prix.

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September 22, 2015 4:20 pm

Media reports suggested Jenson Button was likely to announce at this weekend's Japanese GP that he would be leaving F1.

Track officials run to the aid of Toro Rosso driver Max Verstappen of the Netherlands after he stalled at the start of the Singapore Formula One Grand Prix on the Marina Bay City Circuit in Singapore, Sunday, Sept. 20, 2015. (AP Photo/Wong Maye-E)
September 22, 2015 4:53 pm

A charge sheet said Yogvitam Pravin Dhokia, 27, endangered the 'personal safety of the drivers.'

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September 21, 2015 12:05 pm

Sebastian Vettel's win was the German's third this season and the 42nd of his career.

Ferrari driver Sebastian Vettel of Germany steers his car during the third practice session at the Singapore Formula One Grand Prix on the Marina Bay City Circuit in Singapore, Saturday, Sept. 19, 2015.(AP Photo/Joseph Nair)
September 19, 2015 8:13 pm

Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg qualified in fifth and sixth respectively.

Redbull driver Daniil Kvyat, of Russia, steers his car during the first practice session at the Singapore Formula One Grand Prix on the Marina Bay City Circuit in Singapore, Friday, Sept. 18, 2015.(AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)
September 18, 2015 9:21 pm

Red Bull had not topped the timesheets for any Formula One session this season.

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September 16, 2015 1:02 pm

Lewis Hamilton, if he wins, will achieve the feat in exactly the same number of races.

Monza  :  Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton, left, winner, sprays champagne on the podium flanked by second placed Ferrari driver Sebastian Vettel, of Germany, and third placed Felipe Massa, of Brazil, during the podium ceremony for the Formula One Italian Grand Prix, at the Monza racetrack, Italy, Sunday, Sept. 6, 2015. AP/PTI(AP9_6_2015_000186A)
September 7, 2015 6:01 pm

A win in Singapore will take Lewis Hamilton's tally to 41 wins from 161 races.

Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton of Britain crosses the finish line to win the Formula One Italian Grand Prix, at the Monza racetrack, Italy, Sunday, Sept. 6, 2015. (AP Photo/Luca Bruno)
September 6, 2015 9:14 pm

Lewis Hamilton now has a 53-point lead over teammate Nico Rosberg as the latter failed to finish the race.

Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton, of Britain, gives the thumb-up sign after setting the pole position during the qualifying practice for Sunday's Formula One Italian Grand Prix, at the Monza racetrack, Italy, Saturday, Sept. 5, 2015. (AP Photo/Antonio Calanni)
September 5, 2015 9:35 pm

This was Lewis Hamilton's fourth pole at Monza and 23rd in succession for Mercedes.

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September 5, 2015 4:51 pm

Lewis Hamilton, who was quickest in both Friday's sessions, will be gunning for an 11th pole in 12 races.

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September 3, 2015 3:23 pm

Williams are third overall, where they finished last season, after scoring only five points and ending up ninth in 2013.

August 25, 2015 10:49 am

Lewis Hamilton is just two wins away from matching Ayrton Senna's 41 victories.

August 23, 2015 9:33 pm

It was Lewis Hamilton's second victory at the Belgian race -- his previous for McLaren in 2010.

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August 22, 2015 7:10 pm

Lewis Hamilton is the first driver since Michael Schumacher in 2001 to claim six consecutive pole positions.

August 21, 2015 10:19 pm

Nico Rosberg's accident forced Mercedes team-mate Lewis Hamilton to stay inside the pits.

August 21, 2015 2:13 pm

Jenson Button said the loss of valuables was less traumatic than the invasion of personal privacy and the possible use of gas.

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August 21, 2015 12:11 am

Kimi Raikkonen was out of contract at the end of 2015 and facing an uncertain future at Ferrari.

August 8, 2015 9:59 am

The police told Reuters they had no information about the possible use of soporific gas in the air conditioning system

August 7, 2015 2:50 pm

The Sun newspaper reported that valuables worth 300,000 pounds ($465,150.00) were stolen.

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July 27, 2015 3:26 pm

Ex-World Champion claims first win at Hungarian as both Mercedes cars fail to reach podium for first time this season.

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July 25, 2015 8:15 pm

Hamilton took pole position on Saturday with a lap more than half a second faster than Nico Rosberg.

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July 25, 2015 3:37 pm

Lewis Hamilton was refused entry to the Royal Box after turning up in a floral shirt and hat.

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July 24, 2015 5:23 pm

Sergio Perez's accident came only three days after drivers attended the funeral of Frenchman Jules Bianchi.

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July 21, 2015 7:18 pm

Bianchi was the first driver to die of injuries sustained in an F1 race since Ayrton Senna was killed at the 1994 San Marino GP.

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July 18, 2015 12:46 pm

Jules Bianchi's family praised medical staff in Nice and Mie Prefecture for their care over the last nine months.