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Lewis Hamilton on handling F1 pressure: I no longer dwell on setbacks for three days

Lewis Hamilton says no other team would have let him and Nico Rosberg race head to head

Daniel Ricciardo: Formula One’s real star races into contention

Lewis Hamilton scooped the title but the only driver beyond  Mercedes to win an F1 race was Daniel Ricciardo. The Aussie tells David Tremayne that behind the smile lies a steely resolve

Esteban Gutierrez

F1: Ferrari name Esteban Gutierrez as test and reserve driver after leaving Sauber

Mexican spent two difficult years on the grid with Sauber and has found himself without a drive for the 2015 season

File photo of Lewis Hamilton celebrating becoming World Champion after victory in the 2014 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix as he was made favourite to become the first motor racing winner of Sports Personality of the Year since Damon Hill

Sports Personality of the Year contender Lewis Hamilton: 'I pay a lot of tax in the UK'

The Formula One racer said he helped to keep a team of more than 1,000 people employed in the UK

F1 Supremo Bernie Ecclestone

Bernie Ecclestone hints that Sacha Woodward-Hill could be next F1 Supremo nearly 10 years after suggesting women belong in the kitchen

Ecclestone believes that Woodward-Hill knows the ins and outs of running F1's workings as well as the current chief executive

Jenson Button (right) with his new McLaren team-mate, Fernando Alonso
Ron Dennis watches on as Ayrton Senna sits in the cockpit of the McLaren-Honda

Jenson Button and Fernando Alonso give McLaren serious cockpit credibility, now they must produce the car to match it

The announcement that Button and Alonso will line-up together in 2015 is the first step to recreating the glory years of Ayrton Senna and Alain Prost

Fernando Alonso and Jenson Button will drive for McLaren next season

Jenson Button: McLaren confirm 2009 world champion will partner Fernando Alonso in 2015 as Kevin Magnussen is dropped

Button and Magnussen were team-mates this season but the availability of Alonso meant one of them was going to get the axe

Button celebrates his first ever victory in the 2006 Hungarian Grand Prix

Jenson Button: Why losing a driver of Button's calibre would be one of F1's biggest travesties

Button appears to have won the battle with Kevin Magnussen to partner Fernando Alonso at McLaren in 2015

Jenson Button, Kevin Magnussen and Fernando Alonso

Jenson Button: McLaren set to partner Button with Fernando Alonso in 2015, but European media claim Kevin Magnussen will prevail

McLaren will announce their 2015 driver line-up at 10.30am this morning after a drawn out process that has been labelled 'disgusting'

Jenson Button has driven in F1 for 15 seasons

Anxious Jenson Button to learn his McLaren fate

Ron Dennis, has taken a surprisingly long time deciding whether Button or Magnussen will partner Alonso

Peter Brabeck-Letmathe, F1’s current chairman

F1 teams pick new kingmaker

In the long term the new chairman will have the power to decide who replaces Bernie Ecclestone

Bernie Ecclestone had introduced double points to maintain interest until the final race of the season

Bernie Ecclestone gets his wish as F1's double points finale is scrapped

The scheme was introduced in an effort to prolong the life of a championship, but was greeted with overwhelming condemnation by fans

Jules Bianchi of Marussia

Jules Bianchi crash: FIA report says driver 'did not slow down sufficiently' under warning flags at Japanese Grand Prix

The 25-year-old remains unconscious in a critical condition

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CRICKETIt became clear in the first innings of the final Test that Trott still had difficulty with the short ball
Peter Moores, left, shakes hands with Jonathan Trott after England’s humiliating defeat by West Indies
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Jimmy Anderson shows his frustration as a chance goes begging for England
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