News Michael Schumacher gives the thumbs up after qualifying first in Monaco

Sabine Kehm confirms that the former world champion has begun the process of being brought out of his coma but stresses it could take a long time

Mark Webber and Serbastian Vettel

Mark Webber 'not pulling over for anyone', including team-mate Sebastian Vettel

Mark Webber has defiantly stated he will not be pulling to one side this weekend to aid Red Bull team-mate Sebastian Vettel's title bid.

Rivals Sebastian Vettel (left) and Fernando Alonso

Ferrari promise 'aggressive approach' in bid to land Fernando Alonso the F1 title

Ferrari have promised “an aggressive approach” in their bid to help Fernando Alonso land the Formula One world title over the next five weeks.

The Sports Matrix: Wednesday 17 October 2012

England to try again today after rain delay in Warsaw

Felipe Mass will drive for Ferrari next season

Felipe Massa signs new Ferrari deal

Ferrari team principal Stefano Domenicali has already indicated to Felipe Massa that a return on the latest show of support for the Brazilian is expected.

Ferrari driver Felipe Massa

Felipe Massa signs new Ferrari contract but Sebastian Vettel speculation persists

Felipe Massa has signed an extended contract to drive for Ferrari for the 2013 season, although speculation remains that Sebastian Vettel will join the Italian side the following year.

Sebastian Vettel and Fernando Alonso at the Korean Grand Prix

Red Bull driver Sebastian Vettel 'set to join Ferrari' in 2014

Reigning world champion Sebastian Vettel is set to join Ferrari for the 2014 season, according to reports today.

Sebastian Vettel in action in Korea

Red Bull team boss Christian Horner struggled to watch Sebastian Vettel's closing laps during Korean Gran Prix victory

Red Bull team boss Christian Horner admitted there were moments when he was almost too scared to watch after Sebastian Vettel overcame tyre degradation concerns to win in South Korea and take over the lead of the World Championship.

The Sports Matrix: Monday 15 October 2012

Watson ends GB's drought as Djokovic gains revenge

Sebastian Vettel in action in Korea

Sebastian Vettel fastest as Red Bull impress in Korean Grand Prix practice

Red Bull laid down an ominous marker as they claimed the top two spots in second practice for the Korean Grand Prix.

Lance Armstrong said he wanted to spend more time with his family

Cycling: Former US Postal team-mate says Lance Armstrong should not be singled out in doping conspiracy

A former team-mate of Lance Armstrong claims the disgraced cyclist should not be singled out for criticism despite the damning findings of the United States Anti-Doping Agency.

Fernando Alonso spins off on the first corner of the Japanese Grand Prix

Fernando Alonso confident Ferrari can withstand pressure from Red Bull

Fernando Alonso has every confidence Ferrari will not cave in under pressure from Red Bull as the 2012 season reaches a critical moment in South Korea this weekend.

Martin Whitmarsh said that McClaren were in a 'development race' with Red Bull

McLaren: We will rise to Red Bull's challenge insists Martin Whitmarsh

McLaren's team principal, Martin Whitmarsh, is confident they can respond to Red Bull's step forward in pace at this weekend's Korean Grand Prix.

Fernando Alonso spins off on the first corner of the Japanese Grand Prix

Pressure is on Ferrari claims McLaren boss Martin Whitmarsh

Martin Whitmarsh has piled the pressure on Ferrari, despite seeing his McLaren team endure a difficult Japanese Grand Prix weekend which ended with Lewis Hamilton making another Twitter gaffe.

Jenson Button pictured in Germany

Jenson Button to take five-place grid penalty in at Japan Grand Prix

McLaren's Jenson Button will take a five-place penalty on the Japanese Grand Prix starting grid this weekend due to an unscheduled gearbox change, his team said today.

Lewis Hamilton

McLaren: We still want Lewis Hamilton to win F1 title

McLaren insist Lewis Hamilton's exit will not affect their attempt to win both world titles. The team principal, Martin Whitmarsh, says they will continue their policy of equality of opportunity. "We have six grands prix that we can win," said Whitmarsh. "It's acknowledged we have the quickest car, so we're going to try to win two world championships with Lewis very much part of the team."

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