“Bianchi did not slow sufficiently to avoid losing control at the same point on the track as (Adrian) Sutil.” Photograph: Yuya Shino/Files

French Formula One driver Jules Bianchi did not slow sufficiently under warning flags before crashing at the Japanese Grand Prix, an International Aut(...)

“Almost seven weeks after Jules’ accident, and following a challenging period of neurological intensive care, we are able to announce that Jules has made an important step.” Photograph: David Davies/Pa

Critically injured French driver Jules Bianchi is no longer in an artificial coma but remains unconscious, his family said in a statement yesterday(...)

 Nico Rosberg   locks up approaching turn two next to Mercedes team-mate Lewis Hamilton during the Russian Formula One Grand Prix in Sochi, Russia. Photograph: Paul Gilham/Getty Images

Lewis Hamilton is determined not to let the spectre of double points on offer in the final grand prix impact on his mindset over the final few weeks o(...)

  Nico Rosberg and Lewis Hamilton both  drive for the  same team  and the same car, Mercedes. Hamilton  appears quicker but more impulsive, Rosberg more calculating but lacking flamboyance.   Photograph:  Mark Thompson/Getty Images

Where better than Texas to have a shootout, and where better than the Lone Star state for a Formula One shootout. After all, everything’s bigger in Te(...)

  Marussia’s Jules Bianchi remains critical in hospital in Japan after crash at Suzuka. Photograph: PA Wire

Formula One driver Jules Bianchi remains in a “critical but stable” condition after suffering one of the most common traumatic and devastating brain (...)

FIA Formula One  medical rescue co-ordinator Dr Ian Roberts (right) talks with  Marussia team principal John Booth (left) and Marussia president and sporting director Graeme Lowdon as they walk into the hospital where  Jules Bianchi of France is hospitalised, in Yokkaichi, Japan. Photograph: Toru Hanai/Reuters

French Formula One driver Jules Bianchi is in a “critical but stable” condition following his accident at Sunday’s Japanese Grand Prix.The Marussia dr(...)

Former driver and television analyst Martin Brundle believes that tractors like the one that Jules Bianchi crashed into in japan should not be used to take away damaged cars in bad conditions. Photograph: Hiroshi Yamamura/EPA

The accident that befell Jules Bianchi during Sunday’s Japanese Grand Prix was the most serious in Formula One since Felipe Massa was hit by a suspens(...)

 Medical staff treat French driver  Jules Bianchi after his car slid off the track and crashed in wet conditions at the Japanese Grand Prix at Suzuka. The Marussia driver was later airlifted to hospital and is reported to be in a serious condition.  Photograph: Hiroshi Yamamura/EPA

French Formula One driver Jules Bianchi was fighting for his life on Sunday after suffering a severe head injury and undergoing surgery following a c(...)

Mercedes Formula One driver Lewis Hamilton of Britain drives during the qualifying session at the Singapore F1 Grand Prix at the Marina Bay street circuit in Singapore. Photograph: Xavier Galiana / Reuters

Lewis Hamilton pipped title rival and Mercedes team-mate Nico Rosberg by just seven thousandths of a second after a nail-biting qualifying session fo(...)

Red Bull driver Sebastian Vettel  takes a corner during the German  Grand Prix at the Nuerburgring circuit. Photograph: Wolfgang Rattay/Reuters

Sebastian Vettel finally ended the wait to win his home German Grand Prix at the Nurburgring in a race that left Formula One again under the safety sp(...)