Formula 1 gossip column

Monday, 20 October

Red Bull driver Daniel Ricciardo says he was not surprised by team-mate Sebastian Vettel's decision to join Ferrari. (Autosport) (external)

Formula 1 supremo Bernie Ecclestone is in talks about staging a grand prix on the streets of Las Vegas. (Independent) (external)

Toro Rosso will give Marco Wittmann a test as part of his prize from BMW for becoming German touring car champion. (ESPN) (external)

McLaren are planning to introduce a "major upgrade" before the end of the season as they prepare for next year. (Planet F1) (external)

Ricciardo enjoyed a taste of the two-wheel variety of racing as he tweeted: (external) "Well after many years I finally got to a supercross! Big fan of the sport & yes I had an awesome time."