Marussia says its 11th hour heartache from 2012 meant it could not relax about taking 10th in the constructors' championship until after the chequered flag in Brazil
Sebastian Vettel equalled Alberto Ascari's record of winning nine race in a row and matched Michael Schumacher's feat of winning 13 races in a season.
McLaren thinks it let the chance of a first podium finish of 2013 slip through its fingers at the Brazilian Grand Prix.
Lewis Hamilton is ready to knuckle down like he is a Formula 1 rookie again as he prepares for 2014 with Mercedes.
Sebastian Vettel and Mark Webber helped Red Bull and Renault give their last V8 engine a final blast.
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Heikki Kovalainen has admitted he underestimated the scale of the challenge of replacing Kimi Raikkonen at Lotus for the final two races of the 2013 Formula 1 season
Sunday's finale in Brazil saw the 2013 season go out in style, as Sebastian Vettel scored a record ninth consecutive win and Red Bull team mate Mark Webber signed off on his F1 career with a feisty second place. The V8 era ended without a driver having picked up an engine-change penalty this year, Marussia took their first top-ten championship finish, and McLaren became the first team to have both cars classified in every round
Pastor Maldonado believes a change of teams for next year is essential if he is to get back to winning ways in Formula 1.
McLaren team principal Martin Whitmarsh says he is delighted that Sergio Perez is set to remain in Formula 1 next year as he closes in on a Force India deal
Pastor Maldonado's imminent decision about the 2014 offer that he has from Lotus will be the trigger point for the Formula 1 driver market to fall into place
Sebastian Vettel completed a perfect second half of the 2013 season at Interlagos while team mate Mark Webber sealed a one-two for Red Bull in his last race.
In the round-up: Alonso will be sad to end career with just two titles • Maldonado's fate to be revealed soon • Honda's V8 powerplant revealed in detail
Teams went into the race in the dark about pit strategy. And Red Bull's attempt at a stacked stop in the second half of the race cost both their drivers precious time.
The McLaren drivers claimed from unpromising starting positions of 14th and 19th to claim the team's best finishing positions of the year.
Rain did arrive during the Brazilian Grand Prix but it didn't fall hard enough for long enough to force drivers to switch tyres.
Sebastian Vettel said his feat of winning nine consecutive races didn't bear comparison with Alberto Ascari's similar achievement.
Red Bull put Sebastian Vettel's pitstop drama in the Brazilian Grand Prix down to a very late strategy call amid fears of a safety car
Heikki Kovalainen has blamed his failure to get the start right for his disappointing result in the Brazilian Grand Prix.