Gossip: Daniel Ricciardo, Sebastian Vettel, Lewis Hamilton, Red Bull

Daniel Ricciardo
Daniel Ricciardo has celebrated being on the podium this season by drinking champagne from his race boot

Friday, 14 July

Red Bull driver Daniel Ricciardo's post-race 'shoey' celebration might be about to come to an end. (ESPN)

Red Bull are planning to bring a "significant" update to their F1 car for the Hungarian Grand Prix. (Autosport)

Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel says he is not worried about receiving a hostile greeting when he races at Silverstone as it is a crowd that appreciates a driver who does a good job. (Fox Sports Asia)

Thursday, 13 July

Lewis Hamilton
Lewis Hamilton says he hopes British fans see his patriotism

Lewis Hamilton says he does not know whether he is loved at home as much as he loves his country. Ahead of the British Grand Prix, the triple world champion says he hopes people are starting to see his patriotism as he chases another title with Mercedes. (The Independent)

Meanwhile, F1's owners, Liberty Media, are unhappy that Hamilton snubbed the sport's live showpiece event in London on Wednesday. The British driver chose to go on holiday to Greece instead. (The Telegraph)

F1 is considering using gamers to try out new rules in a virtual world before deciding whether to introduce changes to the sport. (Autosport)

Nico Rosberg has admitted he lost his F1 Drivers' Championship trophy - in the post. It was being delivered to the Goodwood Festival of Speed to be put on display, but turned up five days later. (Autosport)

Max Verstappen has been told that he will not be forced to play a supporting role for Daniel Ricciardo at Red Bull. Ricciardo is 64 points adrift of championship leader Sebastian Vettel, while Verstappen is a further 62 points off. (Planet F1)

Ricciardo defied orders at F1 Live in London after being told not to do doughnuts on the streets of the capital. The Red Bull driver won over the crowd with his 360-degree turns...and then put out this cheeky response on social media...

Daniel Ricciardo

Wednesday, 12 July

Lewis Hamilton will miss an F1 showpiece event in London on Wednesday. The triple world champion has gone against his Mercedes team and the sport's new owners by snubbing the demonstration on the streets of the city. (Daily Mail)

Lewis Hamilton
Lewis Hamilton told fans on social media that he was 'away on a two-day break'

The story of Frank Williams and his F1 team will be retold in a documentary being released this summer as part of Williams' 40th anniversary celebrations. Deputy team principal Claire Williams says the film has been made through the eyes of her mother's book, written after his 1986 accident. (Autosport)

Honda's future in F1 looks in doubt over claims the partnership with Sauber has dissolved. (Autobild via The Drive)

Copenhagen has published plans for a Danish Grand Prix in 2020. The figure of eight circuit would feature four bridges and a crossover. (Jyllands-Posten via F1 Fanatic)

Ferrari have confirmed reports that chief engine designer Lorenzo Sassi has left the team to "continue the development of his career". (F1 Technical)

F1's motorsport managing director Ross Brawn says the sport could sustain a 25-race season and that there is still enough interest among fans. (Telegraph)

Tuesday, 11 July

Silverstone
Silverstone, built on the site of a World War Two airfield, held its first Formula 1 race in 1950

The new owner of Formula 1 is considering moving the British Grand Prix to east London if a deal cannot be reached with Silverstone. (The Times)

Lewis Hamilton insists he cares "more than he needs to" about his quest for a fourth Formula 1 world championship after cutting a forlorn figure at times during the Austrian Grand Prix weekend. (Telegraph)

Despite falling 20 points behind Sebastian Vettel in the title race, Mercedes are adamant Lewis Hamilton is "still right in" the fight. (Planet-F1)

Jolyon Palmer says adapting his driving style closer to that of Renault Formula 1 team-mate Nico Hulkenberg helped him enjoy a "breakthrough" race in Austria. (Autosport)

Red Bull has warned rivals Mercedes and Ferrari that there is more performance to come from its car. (Motorsport.com)

Monday, 10 July

Sebastian Vettel
Vettel (right) is in his third season with Ferrari

Ferrari chairman Sergio Marchionne has told World Championship leader Sebastian Vettel that he can have a new contract whenever he wants. (Reuters)

Kimi Raikkonen insists he is performing "the best that I can" after being called a "laggard" by Ferrari boss Marchionne. (PlanetF1)

Formula 1's governing body, the FIA, described the start made by Valtteri Bottas at the Austrian Grand Prix as a "fortuitous judgement" but confirmed it was legal. (GP update)

McLaren say they must have a competitive engine next season but are prepared to give Honda as much time as possible before deciding whether to remain with the Japanese firm. (Eurosport)

Toro Rosso's Daniil Kvyat says he was unable to see much of what was happening in front of him, which resulted in Sunday's opening-lap collision in Austria. (Fox Sports Asia)

Zoran Stefanovic has revealed plans for a second attempt to enter a team in F1 after meeting Ross Brawn in Austria,. He has previously tried to enter a team called Stefan GP. (Autosport)

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