Michael Schumacher in 2010. The seven-times Formula One world champion has been in a coma for more than 13 weeks

Michael Schumacher: Ex-F1 driver and close friend Philippe Streiff claims Schumacher is 'paralysed in a wheelchair' and can't speak

Streiff, who is also in a wheelchair due to a crash he suffered in1989, also claimed that Schumacher is struggling with his memory

Jules Bianchi of France and Marussia arriving for the drivers' parade prior to the Japanese Formula One Grand Prix on 5 October

Jules Bianchi update: Driver out of artificial coma and has been moved back to France but still unconscious and in 'critical' condition

Bianchi suffered an axonal diffuse head injury during the Japanese Grand Prix

Romain Grosjean tackles the Circuit of the Americas during Friday practice

Romain Grosjean to remain with Lotus for 2015 Formula One season

Frenchman has had a disappointing campaign compared to last season

Mercedes motorsport boss Toto Wolff

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Mercedes boss Toto Wolff hoping for quick resolution with Lewis Hamilton after F1 decider

Wolff would like to extend Hamilton's contract, which ends next year

Lewis Hamilton

Lewis Hamilton set to agree new deal at Mercedes next week

Mercedes will meet with Formula One leader after Abu Dhabi finale

Britain’s Lewis Hamilton has been resting away from the paddock ahead of the title decider

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COMMENT: Next Sunday he has another opportunity to certificate his position in the pantheon with a second world title

Marcus Ericsson driving for Caterham at the Russian Grand Prix earlier this year

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Four suitors will watch cut-down team race in Abu Dhabi as 230 staff are made redundant

Battery powered Formula E faces acid test

Formula E not here to replace F1

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The ex-spin bowler was able to continue after kicking out his damaged windscreen

Bernie Ecclestone will drop controversial double points in Formula One next season

EXCLUSIVE: F1 chief no longer pushing for the controversial scheme

Michael Schumacher crashes into Damon Hill in 1994

Damon Hill interview: Lewis Hamilton has it tougher as the leader

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F1 boss Bernie Ecclestone

F1 supremo believes high-end sponsors don’t appeal to teenagers because they haven’t got enough money to buy what the sport promotes

F1 supremo feels that F1’s high-end sponsors don’t appeal to teenagers because they haven’t got enough money to buy what the sport promotes

Marcus Ericsson of Sweden and Caterham drives during the Russian Formula One Grand Prix at Sochi Autodrom

Abu Dhabi Grand Prix 2014: Caterham confirm they will race in Abu Dhabi as they prepare to end season on a high

Caterham have missed the last two races in the United States and Brazil but have raised enough money to see them onto the grid in Abu Dhabi

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MotoGP 2014 review: Can anyone beat Marc Marquez next season?

The Honda rider clinched his second world title this season after nominating the year, but is there anyone on the grid for 2015 that can hope to beat him?

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