In today's latest Formula 1 Gossip column, Fernando Alonso hits out at Lewis Hamilton over recent social media posts, Hamilton envisages "tough" Mexican Grand Prix for Mercedes and Charles Leclerc backs his Ferrari team boss Mattia Binotto. 

-Two-time Formula 1 world champion Fernando Alonso has criticised Lewis Hamilton for hypocrisy over his recent controversial social media posts about his environment and healthcare concerns (The Daily Mail)

-Meanwhile, Hamilton is anticipating another “tough” Mexican Grand Prix weekend for Mercedes as he looks to seal his sixth Formula 1 drivers’ world title at the first attempt in 2019 (Sky Sports)

-Charles Leclerc has praised Ferrari team principal Mattia Binotto for the handling of his crash during qualifying for the Azerbaijan Grand Prix earlier this year (RaceFans)

-McLaren is continuing its development push in 2019 as it bids to beat midfield rivals Renault to fourth spot in the constructors' championship, while it has one eye on 2020 (Auto motor und sport, in German) 

-Pierre Gasly feels he needs to “have the stars aligned” in order to perform at his best potential following a form turnaround since his return to Toro Rosso (RACER)

-A third drag reduction system (DRS) zone has been added to the Autodromo Hermanos Rodriguez circuit ahead of this weekend’s Mexican Grand Prix (

- Honda is braced for a more challenging weekend for customers Red Bull and Toro Rosso in Mexico...