Simona de Silvestro, who was aiming to be the first female F1 driver since 1976, has been booted off Sauber's testing programme for lack of funds.
Lewis Hamilton regained the championship lead after four months at the Singapore GP, but the title fight could eventually be decided by reliability.
Former world champion Fernando Alonso said a new ruling ordering teams and drivers to cut back on radio conversations has "no benefit" to the sport.
The team is confident after two wins in the new Formula One season, but keeping an eye on rivals Red Bull.
Formula One head Bernie Ecclestone has revealed he is looking for someone to succeed him as the head of the sport.
Michael Schumacher's condition remains stable but critical, the hospital says, eight days after he suffered brain injuries in a skiing accident.
Fans of F1 legend Michael Schumacher have gathered outside a hospital where he is being treated for a head injury to honour him as he turns 45.
The retired Formula One champion has been airlifted to hospital after suffering a head injury during a skiing accident in the French Alps.
Sebastian Vettel has ended the 2013 Formula One season in typically record-breaking style, with his commanding victory in the Brazilian Grand Prix.
Sebastian Vettel has put himself on pole position for a fourth successive F1 title after lapping the Indian Grand Prix circuit faster than any driver.
Lotus are hopeful that they can win a tug-of-war with Formula One champions Red Bull for Kimi Raikkonen's services next season.
Two-time champion Fernando Alonso has thrilled a massive flag-waving home crowd by driving Ferrari to a dominant victory at the Spanish Grand Prix.
Lewis Hamilton's first pole position for Mercedes at the Chinese Grand Prix has allowed him to relive old memories and prove critics wrong once again.
Kimi Raikkonen drove a brilliant race to win the Australian Grand Prix on Sunday as the Formula One season opened with a thriller at Albert Park.
Despite Lewis Hamilton's crash at the Australian Grand Prix, the former world champion has said he is happy about his new team's practice sessions.
Lewis Hamilton gate-crashed Sebastian Vettel's title party when he produced a dazzling drive for McLaren to win a thrilling United States Grand Prix.
Kimi Raikkonen won the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix, while Sebastian Vettel defended his F1 championship lead by climbing from from last place to third.
Sebastian Vettel has leapfrogged Fernando Alonso at the top of the world championship as he led from the first corner to win the Korean Grand Prix.
Asked about women in Formula One and most observers would point to the grid girls who pout and pose in short skirts before every race.