Friday pacesetter Lewis Hamilton has set his sights on seeing off the perennial challenge from Nico Rosberg and the prospect of renewed threats from Mercedes' rivals to claim what he has termed a “very important” pole position in Singapore.
Lewis Hamilton set the Friday pace as night-time descended in Practice Two at the Singapore GP but an untimely crash for Pastor Maldonado skewed single-lap comparisons between the timesheet-topping Briton and title rival Nico Rosberg.
Nico Rosberg is expecting the FIA's clampdown on team radio communications to produce 'purer' racing, after the World Championship leader experienced the new limits in Mercedes' simulator ahead of the Singapore GP.
Jenson Button has lauded Lewis Hamilton as "one of the quickest drivers ever to jump into a Formula 1 car" and praised his former team-mate's resilience and maturity during an often turbulent and controversial 2014 campaign.
Highly-rated aerodynamist Peter Prodromou, who was a key part of Adrian Newey's multiple title-winning design team at Red Bull, has finally officially started work at McLaren, nearly a year after his return to Woking was first revealed.