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

Red Bull driver Vettel is top of Ferrari’s list to replace
Fernando Alonso one day

Luca Di Montezemolo: Ferrari would pick Sebastian Vettel over Lewis Hamilton

If Fernando Alonso were to leave, German driver would be Ferrari's first choice

Jenson Button celebrates victory in Brazil

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Season ends with gritty victory for McLaren driver after team-mate Hamilton crashes out

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Sebastian Vettel wins Indian GP, with Ferrari's Fernando Alonso second

Red Bull's Sebastian Vettel won the Indian Grand Prix on today and stretched his Formula One championship lead over Ferrari's Fernando Alonso, who was a battling second, to 13 points with three races remaining.

Webber beats Vettel to Korean pole

Australian Mark Webber seized pole position for the South Korean Formula One Grand Prix on Saturday with title-chasing Red Bull team mate Sebastian Vettel having to settle for second place on the starting grid.

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.

Michael Schumacher pictured in Japan

Michael Schumacher crashes during Japanese Grand Prix practice

Retiring Formula One great Michael Schumacher made an unwanted impact in second practice for the Japanese Grand Prix as Red Bull took the fight to McLaren at Suzuka.

Nico Rosberg together with Lewis Hamilton

Nico Rosberg reveals he encouraged Lewis Hamilton to join McLaren

Having got the better of seven times Formula One world champion Michael Schumacher, Nico Rosberg is hardly quaking in his racing boots at the prospect of teaming up with Lewis Hamilton at Mercedes.

Michael Schumacher has just six races left of his F1 career

Michael Schumacher says Lewis Hamilton will shine at Mercedes

Michael Schumacher will head into retirement for the second time at the end of the season, convinced that Lewis Hamilton is the right man to replace him at Mercedes.

Michael Schumacher announces his retirement

Seven-time world champion Michael Schumacher retires from Formula One... again

As was widely expected, Mercedes driver Michael Schumacher today announced he would be retiring from Formula One at the end of the season.

Lewis Hamilton speaks to the media in Tokyo yesterday

Lewis Hamilton says it's 'gloves off' from now on

Lewis Hamilton is focusing on regaining some consistency ahead of this weekend's Japanese Grand Prix, his first race since it was confirmed that he will be leaving McLaren for Mercedes.

Force a smile: Hamilton is quickest but feels he could have done better

'It's simply gloves-off' says Lewis Hamilton ahead of Japanese Grand Prix

In his first race since confirmation he will leave McLaren to join Mercedes next season, Lewis Hamilton must get his focus back on track and the Formula One championship fight at this weekend's Japanese Grand Prix.

Lewis Hamilton

Lewis Hamilton says it is 'time for a fresh challenge' after swapping his McLaren for Mercedes

Speculation surrounding the future of Lewis Hamilton came to an end today with the announcement that the former world champion is to join Mercedes.

Schumacher, the seven-time world champion who came out of retirement to join the German team in 2009, will announce the end of his F1 career in Stuttgart this morning

Lewis Hamilton set to replace retiring Michael Schumacher

Reports last night indicated that Michael Schumacher was on the verge of retiring from Formula One for the second time – which will clear the way for Lewis Hamilton to leave McLaren and sign for Mercedes.

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