With the 2014 Formula One Canadian Grand Prix taking place on Sunday, the teams and drivers have been in and around Montreal preparing for the seventh round of the season.
The fans are also out in force for F1's first race of the year in the Americas. Those in red will be pleased to hear Fernando Alonso has no intention of retiring until he wins a third world title.
Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg's feud took yet another turn, with both men making relatively positive statements about their relationship.
Bernie Ecclestone's relationship with social media is a little less rosy.
Meanwhile, it has emerged the miniature storm in a teacup regarding Toro Rosso's rolling road test was sparked by anonymous letters sent to the FIA, Ferrari, Mercedes and Sauber.
And on a more sombre note, the legion of volunteer track marshals will this weekend pay tribute to colleague Mark Robinson, who lost his life in an accident following last year's race.
Read on for a full roundup of the top stories going into the race.