Lewis Hamilton and Mercedes appear to be edging closer to finding an agreement as the Briton aims to end his long-spanning winless run at the Monaco Grand Prix on Sunday. The Briton batted away speculation linking him with Ferrari as the seven-time world champion looks to extend his association with the Silver Arrows to beyond a decade after the German manufacturer brought in major changes to their W14 car.
After an unexpected break due to the cancellation of the Emilia Romagna Grand Prix in Imola with heavy flooding affecting Italy, the teams head to Monaco hoping to end Max Verstappen and Red Bull's dominance after winning all five races this season.
The Dutchman has claimed three wins ahead of Sergio Perez's two so far and Christian Horner will be hoping to avoid a repeat of the tension from the 2022 race weekend after Perez's crash in qualifying cost Verstappen the chance of pole and victory.
Aston Martin are planning for the future after announcing their link-up with Honda from 2026, a move that could leave some figures at Red Bull feeling irritated, and that could add fuel to the fire if Fernando Alonso manages to pull off a surprise performance in qualifying.
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