Former Formula One champion Lewis Hamilton will leave McLaren and will be replaced by Sauber's Mexican driver Sergio Perez at the start of the 2013 season, McLaren said in a statement today.
Ferrari's Formula One championship leader Fernando Alonso defied atrocious conditions to take pole position for the German Grand Prix on Saturday. Classification plus track debrief
Jenson Button was fastest and team mate Lewis Hamilton second as McLaren dominated practice at a wet German Grand Prix on Friday while Michael Schumacher emerged unscathed from an embarrassing crash. Classification
Twice world champion Sebastian Vettel will try and break two hoodoos at Sunday's German Grand Prix at Hockenheim.
A German news agency reports the Nuerburgring circuit, which has hosted Formula One's German Grand Prix, will launch insolvency proceedings.