Mika Hakkinen: I am pleased by how good he [Bottas] is. But, more than that, besides being quick and committed in the car, he is also a proper team player, and you can see how well all his working relationships have gelled. He will go far...
Daniel Juncadella has been crowned the inaugural Stars & Cars champion at Mercedes’ end-of-season event in Stuttgart, while Lewis Hamilton was eliminated in his semi-final by eventual runner-up, Pascal Wehrlein
Lewis Hamilton and a host of Mercedes favourites will go up against each other as fans vote on Race of Champions style pairings for celebration event.
Richie Stanaway is to try his hand at the pinnacle of Japanese sinle-seater racing with a view to possibly competing in Super Formula next season.