Sebastian Vettel finished third in Melbourne
Magnussen finished second on his debut at the Australian Grand Prix, but was forced to move aside after just one season following Fernando Alonso’s arrival from Ferrari
Teammate Fernando Alonso's future is still in doubt
COLUMN: Jenson Button is an obvious asset to McLaren in what has been a depressing season
On a day when the imminence of Sebastian Vettel’s fourth consecutive World Championship paled into insignificance in the face of Maria de Villota’s human story, the German once again took control of events on the racetrack.
Vettel could win title at this weekend's Japanese Grand Prix to join Michael Schumacher, Juan Manuel Fangio and Alain Prost in winning four drivers' championships
The Red Bull driver broke down on the final lap
The tension cranked up another notch on San Francisco Bay as the America’s Cup defender Oracle Team USA closed the gap on the challenger, Emirates Team New Zealand, which still leads 8 – 6.
Closest rivals Alonso and Hamilton struggle in qualifying for today's Singapore Grand Prix
The Spaniard had been linked with a return to his former team but he insists he wants to stay with the Italian manufacturer
Driver pledges to remain with Ferrari ‘to the end’ but speculation refuses to die down
The next Grand Prix is the night race in Singapore
But team principal Stefano Domenicali attempts to coll speculation by claiming decision has not yet been reached
German extends his championship lead to 53 points over Ferrari's Fernando Alonso after flag-to-flag victory at Monza
As Lewis Hamilton qualified only 12th for today's Italian Grand Prix after admitting that he drove "like an idiot", and the Red Bulls of Sebastian Vettel and Mark Webber crushed their opposition, the pressure on Ferrari ramped up even further as Fernando Alonso angrily declaimed his team after managing only fifth place on the grid for the race he must win if he is to stay in the world championship hunt.
The Basque team was on the verge of extinction