* Michael Schumacher, who will take his final retirement at the end of the season, announced that he will no longer share in any motor sport competition. He prefers to devote himself to his family and to make equestrian competitions with his wife Corinna.
* the grand prix of the Americas, which would take place in New Jersey in 2013 is finally postponed to 2014 ; the work proving to be longer than expected. the Gp should not be replaced on the calendar.
* Kimi Raikkonen will be the brand Ambassador for the Finnish sport clothes brand "Makia Racing" .