Red Bull will rely heavily on the Australian as Sebastian Vettel is all set to drive with Ferrari.
Alonso’s departure from Ferrari after five seasons and return to his former team was widely expected.
Vettel ended the season without a win after dominating the previous four championships.
Mattiacci lasted only seven months on the job after being hired in April to replace S Domenicali, who resigned.
With 33 career wins, Hamilton has little to prove. Yet he feels he did silence some doubters this year.
German, 17 points adrift of teammate, beats him to pole in season finale at Abu Dhabi.
Lewis leads Nico by 17 points overall with double points on offer in Sunday’s race, meaning win is worth 50.
The two collided on track in Belgium, Rosberg went on to finish second while Hamilton had to retire.
F1 boss Bernie said that they were too late for 2015 but are working for 2016 race in India.
Formula One’s smaller teams have written to Ecclestone to press demands for a bigger share of the sport.
http://www.crowdcube.com showed Caterham had raised 1.87 million pounds (79% of target sum) with 9 hours remaining.
Mallya said Force India would not be following Marussia and Caterham onto the sporting scrapheap.
The Briton leads Rosberg by 24 points with two races, and a maximum 75 points, remaining.
Button has said previously that he wanted to stay at McLaren, who have been closely linked to Ferrari’s Fernando Alonso.
Hamilton has pledged to work as hard as possible to triumph again in his bid for a second championship.