When Jackie Stewart speaks about driver safety in Formula One, it's worth listening. The racing legend was a pioneer in raising standards in an era when mortality rates were high, and his legacy has left F1 stars with greater support than ever before.
It's no wonder the illustrious Silver Arrow has a special place in the Mercedes team's hearts. The car with the distinctive silver livery has delivered some of its greatest victories -- from successive world championships in the 1950s to the China Grand Prix earlier this month.
Seven-times world champion Michael Schumacher has laughed off rumors that he is planning to quit Formula One at the end of the season, confirming he is still totally committed to driving for Mercedes GP.
Lewis Hamilton won his first grand prix since August 2010 in China to move into second place in the Formula One drivers' championship, but reigning champion Sebastian Vettel still holds a 21-point lead over the Briton.
Red Bull's Sebastian Vettel continued to set the pace in the opening rounds of the 2011 Formula One season on Friday after the German driver recorded the fastest time in practice ahead of the Chinese Grand Prix.
Sebastian Vettel has claimed pole position for Sunday's inaugural Korean Grand Prix ahead of Red Bull teammate and F1 championship leader Mark Webber, while Michael Schumacher was told off for another incident involving longtime rival Rubens Barrichello.
Seven-time world champion Michael Schumacher made an impressive return to Formula One in the first day of official testing for 2010 in Spain on Monday -- but was upstaged by another driver making his comeback, Ferrari's Felipe Massa.
World champion Lewis Hamilton romped to a morale-boosting first Formula One victory of 2009 as his would-be successor Jenson Button again failed to finish on the podium at Sunday's Hungarian Grand Prix.
World champion Lewis Hamilton says he will be struggling to even score a point in the opening grand prix of the season in Australia as the established order of Formula One looks set to be turned on its head this weekend.
Formula One world championship leader Lewis Hamilton extended his title advantage after an extraordinary pit lane incident scuppered the hopes of his main rival Felipe Massa in the inaugural Singapore Grand Prix.
Championship leader Lewis Hamilton has boosted his hopes of winning the world title in his rookie season by claiming pole position for Sunday's Japanese Grand Prix despite rain and foggy conditions at Fuji.