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

Kimi Raikkonen and Sebastian Vettel

Belgian GP preview: Kimi Raikkonen and Daniel Ricciardo the talk of the paddock as Formula One returns at Spa

Following the four-week summer break, Raikkonen, Fernando Alonso and Lewis Hamilton will be looking to close the gap on championship leader Sebastian Vettel

Kimi Raikkonen and Vettel talk after the race, with the Finn managing to keep the championship leader at bay to take second - after the race Vettel played down an incident between the pair where Raikkonen had blocked him from passing during the last few laps (Mark Thompson/Getty Images)

F1: Kimi Raikkonen future dominates agenda ahead of Belgian Grand Prix

The Finn has been linked with Ferrari and Red Bull

Lewis Hamilton after victory in Hungary

F1: Lewis Hamilton eager to build on success and challenge for title

The Mercedes driver is preparing for the Belgian Grand Prix

The News Matrix: Tuesday 27 August 2013

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Daniel Ricciardo looks set to replace Mark Webber at Red Bull

Daniel Riccardo could be announced as Mark Webber's Red Bull replacement as early as this weekend's Belgian Grand Prix

Ricciardo looks set to be named as Sebastian Vettel's new team-mate for next season after Kimi Raikkonen is ruled out of the running

The PlayStation phase of the competition at Silverstone

It’s more than a game: Gran Turismo champs compete for the real thing at Silverstone

Academy offers select few a fast track from bedroom to F1 glory

Pamela Anderson gives the command

Pamela Anderson moves from the big screen to the pit wall after becoming team principal for new FIA GT outfit

Race Alliance by Pamela Anderson will contest this weekend's FIA GT round in Slovakia

Aisling Bea, pictured, and David Baddiel, both raise laughs at the Fringe

Edinburgh Festival 2013 comedy review: Just what we need - a pen of one's own

In a time of rich pickings for comics, feminists get the best laughs

Sebastian Vettel has no preference about which driver will replace Mark Webber

Sebastian Vettel cool on who will be his new team-mate at Red Bull

World champion Sebastian Vettel has no preference about which driver will replace the retiring Mark Webber at Red Bull next season, according to team principal, Christian Horner.

Lewis Hamilton wins in Hungary

Mercedes chief Ross Brawn bullish about F1 title chances following Lewis Hamilton victory

Ross Brawn is convinced Mercedes can carry their momentum into the second half of the season in their pursuit of this year's Formula One world titles.

Fernando Alonso

F1: Fernando Alonso publicly rebuked by Ferrari president

The Spanish driver receives a 'tweak of the ear' for comments after the Hungarian Grand Prix

Lewis Hamilton, centre, celebrates with his Mercedes team following his first win for the outfit (Peter J Fox/Getty Images)

F1: Lewis Hamilton switch to Mercedes vindicated by victory says Ross Brawn

The British driver left McLaren at the end of last season

Lewis Hamilton after victory in Hungary

F1: It’s a long shot, but victory in Hungary makes me think Lewis Hamilton can win the world title

To add to the excitement, the upcoming tracks suit Hamilton

Formula One: Lewis Hamilton hopeful of challenge for title after victory at Hungarian Grand Prix

The victory was his first since moving to Mercedes

Kimi Raikkonen and Vettel talk after the race, with the Finn managing to keep the championship leader at bay to take second - after the race Vettel played down an incident between the pair where Raikkonen had blocked him from passing during the last few laps (Mark Thompson/Getty Images)
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