Formula 1 gossip: Hamilton, Renault, Todt, Sainz, Verstappen,

"Check this little fella out, giving me the eye!" said McLaren's Jenson Button on social media

Tuesday, 9 February 2016

Lewis Hamilton could dominate F1 for the next 10 years, his father Anthony Hamilton has warned the triple champion's rivals. (Sky Sports)

Carlos Sainz Jr believes his rivalry with team-mate Max Verstappen is playing a key role in helping Toro Rosso make progress up the Formula 1 grid. (Autosport)

And here are the Toro Rosso pair enjoying a pit-stop challenge

Renault reportedly tried and failed to secure the services of Stoffel Vandoorne for 2016. (GrandPrix.com)

FIA president Jean Todt believes the criticism of Mercedes' current dominance in Formula 1 is "absolutely unfair", although he feels the team needs a more robust challenge. (Autosport)

Lewis Hamilton spent his Sunday watching the biggest sporting event in the world

Monday, 8 February 2016

Red Bull technical head Adrian Newey has warned that moves to open up engine development in 2017 will trigger a "spending frenzy" likely to increase the dominance of champions Mercedes and Ferrari. (Reuters).

New Williams development driver Lance Stroll says the team is the better bet for his Formula 1 future having left the Ferrari Driver Academy to take up the role. (Motorsport.com)

Monza is hoping to secure a new race deal to secure the circuit's future before the start of the 2016 season. (Inautosport via Tuttosport)

World champion Lewis Hamilton was a happy man after the Denver Broncos won Super Bowl 50 on Sunday night. Hamilton was interviewed on the BBC's coverage of the game and was also impressed with the half-time entertainment in Santa Clara.

Lewis Hamilton is impressed with Beyonce

Renault's engine technical director Remi Taffin believes that Lotus's partnership with Mercedes in 2015 offers no real beneficial insight for Renault and the development of its power unit. (F1.com)

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