Alonso and Hamilton want split

Fernando Alonso: I’d be delighted if I didn’t carry on with Hamilton. Lewis Hamilton: I’d much rather it were Fernando at Ferrari and me at McLaren. But it looks ever more likely that Alonso will return to Renault rather than switch to Ferrari.

Debate: Too wet to race?

Should the Japanese Grand Prix have been started in heavy rain? The field lapped the Fuji Speedway for half an hour behind the safety car in pouring rain before the race was finally started. But some drivers including Nick Heidfeld say it was too wet to race.

F1 in the blogs 43: Visiting Fuji

Want to find out what the Fuji Speedway is like to visit? Check out this week’s top post. Plus, David Coulthard is wearing Colin McRae’s helmet as a tribute – check out the design, Stepneygate the film and history repeating itself in Macau.