McLaren had a termination clause in Jenson Button’s contract that could have been triggered by the team this year.
Nico Rosberg secured his first pole since Spain in May.
Red Bull had not topped the timesheets for any Formula One session this season.
The Sun newspaper reported that valuables worth 300,000 pounds ($465,150.00) were stolen.
Bernie Ecclestone stressed on simplifying the rules so that everyone could understand them.
Ferrari’s Vettel will line up in third place with Massa being on fourth for Williams.
Mercedes blew up Hamilton’s chances after a needless pitstop; Rosebrg only 4th driver to claim Monaco hat-trick.
Motorsport’s governing body has given a lukewarm response to Ecclestone’s suggestion.
Ferrari last won a race way back in May 2013 in Spain.
Sebastian Vettel proved Ferrari’s impressive early-season form was no fluke with a solid second place.
Ricciardo faces home pressure in Melbourne where the F1 season kicks off on Sunday.
Besides driver safety, F1 has been rocked over the last 12 months by its latest monetary crisis.
Nico Rosberg won five races last year to Lewis Hamilton’s 11 and finished runner-up last season.
Spain’s Fernando Alonso willl be driving for Mclaren while Sebastian Vettel will replace him at Ferrari.
Sixteen year old Jehan Daruvala has signed a one year contract with Fortec in Formula Renault 2.0.