Sport Formula 1 supremo Bernie Ecclestone would like to extend the ruling of double-points to the final three races

Fans, drivers and teams have expressed their concern at a 'lottery' final race where double-points would be on offer

Mercedes-Benz has teamed up with London tailor Nick Hart of Spencer Hart to tailor a Merc CLS 63 AMG Shooting Brake like a matinee idol

Men: here’s a fashion car for you

How to get men keen on fashion? Savile Row suits which could make even the most dramatically scruffy men (ahem) feel like James Bond? Or shoes which make the wearers feel like Daniel Craig on the red carpet? But no: we men like brum brum! A shiny car – that’ll do it.

Appeal over M25 'road rage' incident

Police are appealing for witnesses after a woman was forced to abruptly halt her car on the busy M25 road by an angry driver.

Lewis Hamilton at a press conference in Monte Carlo

Lewis Hamilton given backing by Mercedes team

The former world champion has been outpaced by his team-mate Nico Rosberg at times this season

Red Bull’s Sebastian Vettel leads Mercedes’ Lewis Hamilton in Montreal

Canadian Grand Prix: Rivals have no answer to Sebastian Vettel’s bullet run as German wins in Red Bull

Hamilton and Alonso fight a heroic battle but it was only ever  to be called second best

Red Bull’s Sebastian Vettel leads Mercedes’ Lewis Hamilton in Montreal

Rivals have no answer to Sebastian Vettel’s bullet run as German wins Canadian Grand Prix in Red Bull

Hamilton and Alonso fight a heroic battle but it was only ever  to be called second best

Sebastian Vettel put his Red Bull on pole position at the Canadian Grand Prix

F1: Sebastien Vettel takes pole at the Canadian Grand Prix

Sebastian Vettel put his Red Bull on pole position at the Canadian Grand Prix, ending Mercedes' hopes of a fifth successive start from the top slot.

Jenson Button just trailed Paul di Resta, below, in yesterday’s practice

Mercedes face points deduction as Pirelli avoid teams showdown

Lotus boss expects the Anglo-German outfit to be punished for wrongly helping tyre supplier

Nico Rosberg on his way to victory

F1: Lewis Hamilton fears tyre issues could trouble Mercedes in Canada

Nico Rosberg won in Monaco

The Sport Matrix: Thursday 6 June 2013

<b>Healy could be sent home for biting</b>

Hamilton has won the Canadian Grand Prix twice in the last three years, with McLaren

F1: Ferrari cleared on tyres but Mercedes still in dock over secret test

The FIA have announced that they have dropped their investigation against Ferrari conducting tyre tests on behalf of Pirelli in Barcelona but will continue to pursue one against Mercedes.

Author Peter James survived a spectacular car crash last weekend.

Dead Man’s Time author Peter James walks away from spectacular 85mph car crash

The bestselling crime writer Peter James is back in the driving seat after a spectacular crash at Brands Hatch in which suffered cracked ribs and a bruised spleen.

The Sport Matrix: Wednesday 29 May 2013

Defiant Cook defends his tactics after series victory

Suspension failure caused Felipe Massa's crash in Monaco GP

Massa was involved in two identical accidents over the course of the weekend which saw him lose control of his car towards the end of the start-finish straight

Red Bull's Christian Horner was unhappy after the race

Monaco GP: Mercedes' secret tyre session tests patience of rivals

Nico Rosberg's brilliant triumph in the Monaco Grand Prix was marred slightly when Red Bull and Ferrari lodged official protests afterwards, seeking clarification of a so-called secret test that Mercedes had undertaken with tyre supplier Pirelli after the Spanish GP earlier this month. There, the silver cars started from the front row of the grid but could not better sixth and 12th places in the race because of very high tyre wear.

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