Lewis Hamilton is set to receive a huge new Formula 1 deal with Mercedes worth £120 million. The package is reportedly set to move him in line with Formula 1’s highest paid driver, Sebastian Vettel, with a three year deal. - The Sun

Williams has rejected speculation that Robert Kubica is definitely set for a return to Formula 1 next year. A spokesperson said “Although conversations are ongoing with Kubica, it is still yet to be finally decided who will replace Felipe Massa". - F1 Fansite

Sauber are set for a number of announcements this week, one of which is rumoured to be a rebranding of their engines to Alfa Romeo, with a deal already effectively completed. - Sportsmole

Sebastian Vettel has joked that next season “should be a walk in the park” when asked is Ferrari have improved enough to change for the title in 2018. The German went on the say “It has been close for most of the year but not close enough when it mattered. From that, we have made our conclusions, learned our lessons so that will help us next year." - Planet F1

Mario Illien has responded to reports that Ilmor could re-enter Formula 1 in 2021. The co-founder and chief said “In principle it is the right direction - the technology must become simpler and cheaper, but for a private manufacturer, we cannot do it without outside help". - Sportsmole


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