New rules play into Mercedes’ hands – Button | F1 Fanatic Round-up

In the round-up: New rules play into Mercedes’ hands – Button • Ecclestone offered “honorary” role • Harder to get into F1 now – Hamilton Source: F1 Fanatic

Caption Competition 120: Bottas and Hamilton | Caption Competition

Can you come up with the best caption for this picture of new Mercedes team mates Lewis Hamilton and Valtteri Bottas? Post your suggestions in the comments. Source: F1 Fanatic

Gossip: Silverstone, Ecclestone, Liberty Media, Wolff, Button

Silverstone decision set to be made in July, Mercedes chief keeps 2018 driver options open, Bernie Ecclestone could step down, plus more. Source: BBC F1

‘More to life than driving in circles’ – Rosberg | F1 Fanatic Round-up

In the round-up: More to life than “driving around in circles” – Rosberg • Manor ‘may start season’ • Maldonado hoped for Rosberg chance Source: F1 Fanatic

Silverstone denies report British GP will be dropped | 2017 F1 season

The British Racing Drivers’ Club has strongly denied reports it has already decided to drop the British Grand Prix after 2019. Source: F1 Fanatic

Hope for Manor survival as talks progress

Staff at Manor are told administrators have made progress in talks with possible investors that could lead to the team’s survival. Source: BBC F1

Video: Hulkenberg has first Renault run | 2017 F1 season

Nico Hulkenberg has driven his first laps in a Renault Formula One car at the Ricardo Tormo circuit in Valencia, Spain. Source: F1 Fanatic

George Russell: World champions Mercedes sign teenager from King's Lynn

George Russell, 18, who finished third in the European Formula 3 championship last year, joins Mercedes’ young driver programme. Source: BBC F1

Lewis Hamilton: Mercedes driver backs new team-mate Valtteri Bottas

Lewis Hamilton backs Mercedes’ choice of Valtteri Bottas as a replacement for Nico Rosberg, team boss Toto Wolff has said. Source: BBC F1

Formula 1 sale to Liberty Media approved by FIA

Formula 1’s governing body the FIA approves the sale of the sport’s commercial rights to Liberty Media. Source: BBC F1