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

'Big rain' threatens to shake up decisive contest as Alonso prays for a Vettel washout in Brazil

If Fernando Alonso has been praying to the weather gods in Brazil, as his prime hope of snatching the world championship from Sebastian Vettel, an 80 percent chance of rain for the race may prove his salvation.

Fernando Alonso ‘proud’ of Ferrari’s US Grand Prix gearbox tricks

McLaren’s Martin Whitmarsh and Eric Boullier at Lotus both called into question Ferrari’s tactics

Alonso's hopes lie in qualifying

Ferrari team principal Stefano Domenicali fears Fernando Alonso's Formula One world title hopes could be scuppered this weekend unless his team give the Spaniard a fighting chance in qualifying.

Fernando Alonso gets into his Ferrari ahead of the United States Formula One Grand Prix at the Circuit of the Americas

Fernando Alonso can become Formula One world champion, says Ferrari president

Ferrari president Luca di Montezemolo has issued a rallying cry ahead of Fernando Alonso's last-ditch bid to become Formula One world champion.

Lewis Hamilton celebrates his US Grand Prix victory

US Grand Prix: Hamilton victory makes it a shoot-out in Brazil for Vettel and Alonso

Briton’s triumph means that Vettel leads Alonso by just 13 points with one race left

Fernando Alonso will start the US Grand Prix seventh, on the clean side of the grid

US Grand Prix: Ferrari take Felipe Massa penalty to aid Fernando Alonso title bid

Alonso to start Austin race from seventh on the grid

Sebastian Vettel will line up in pole position for the US Grand Prix

Sebastian Vettel takes pole position for United States Grand Prix

Red Bull's championship leader Sebastian Vettel will start the U.S. Grand Prix from pole position on Sunday with the German perfectly placed to secure his third Formula One title in succession.

Kimi Raikkonen wins Abu Dhabi Grand Prix as Hamilton loses power on lap 20

Finland's Kimi Raikkonen won an accident-strewn and thrilling Abu Dhabi Formula One Grand Prix for Lotus on Sunday.

Rivals Sebastian Vettel (left) and Fernando Alonso

Ferrari break F1 curfew to help Fernando Alonso title bid

Ferrari broke a Formula One curfew at the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix to help Fernando Alonso in his title battle with Red Bull's championship leader Sebastian Vettel.

Sebastian Vettel in action this in India

Sebastian Vettel in ominous form during practice for Indian Grand Prix

Sebastian Vettel is threatening to make it four race victories in a row after sweeping Friday practice for Sunday's Indian Grand Prix.

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: Thursday 18 October 2012

Hart takes blame for dropped points against Poland

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.

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