Despite her historic appearance at Silverstone, the Williams' driver was forced to pull off the circuit 20 minutes in due to engine failure.
Michael Schumacher's speed on the track and a certain 'ruthless' streak have helped him build a record that is unrivalled in racing history.
Bahrain police fired tear gas in clashes with rioting youths two days before the Formula One Grand Prix in the Gulf kingdom.
British F1 driver Lewis Hamilton paid tribute to Sir Jack Brabham, "an amazing driver and man," who has died at the age of 88.
RIP Sir Jack Brabham. What an amazing driver and man #legend
Sir Jack won his first two crowns in the Cooper Climax, but with his third became the only driver in history to win a World Championship in a car he himself had manufactured - the Brabham BT19.
The first driver to be knighted for services to motorsport, Brabham was a skilled and innovative engineer as well as driver.
He was responsible, with compatriot Ron Tauranac, for more than 500 Brabham racing cars being built at the team's Surrey base in the 1960s.
The Brabham name continued in F1 for 30 years.
Sir Jack Brabham's youngest son David said in a statement:
It's a very sad day for all of us. My father passed away peacefully at home at the age of 88 this morning.
He lived an incredible life, achieving more than anyone would ever dream of and he will continue to live on through the astounding legacy he leaves behind.
Formula One champion Jack Brabham, who won the title three times - including in a car he built himself, has died aged 88.
The Australian driver died at his home on Australia's Gold Coast after a long battle with liver disease, his son said.
Sir Jack won the championship in 1959, 1960 and 1966, and was knighted for his achievements in 1979.
A former Ferrari engineer who was sacked by the Formula One team after being accused of sabotage and leaking confidential data has been killed in a road accident, his family said tonight.
Ex-Ferrari technician Nigel Stepney was killed on the M20 near Ashford in Kent when he was struck by a lorry this morning. He was praised tonight by his family as "a wonderful partner and a hands-on dad".
The 56-year-old father found himself at the centre of a Formula One "spygate" scandal after being accused of sabotage and leaking confidential data to McLaren in 2007, and was sacked by the F1 team.
British Formula 1 driver Lewis Hamilton has won his third consecutive Grand Prix by clinching first place in China.
The victory follows wins in the season's second and third races held in Malaysia and Bahrain.
Hamilton is chasing a second F1 championship after claiming the title in 2008.
Mercedes' Lewis Hamilton has won today's Formula 1 Grand Prix in Bahrain.
The win is Hamilton's second Grand Prix victory of the season. Teammate Nico Rosberg came in second, while Force India's Sergio Perez finished third.
Formula One CEO Bernie Ecclestone has said he expects to get an agreement to change the sport's "unacceptable" engine rules.
The muted sound of the new 1.6 liter V6 turbo hybrid engines has also attracted criticism.
The sport's new fuel limits restrict usage to 100 kilograms per car per race, with the flow never exceeding more than 100 kilograms per hour.
"They can do something about the noise, and they need another 10 kilos of fuel or something," Ecclestone said Sunday ahead of the Bahrain Grand Prix. "Everybody will agree to that."
In a statement, Michael Schumacher's agent Sabine Kehm has said she and the seven-time Formula One world champion's family were remaining confident over his progress.
– Michael Schumacher's agent Sabine Kehm
Michael is making progress on his way. He shows moments of consciousness and awakening. We are on his side during his long and difficult fight, together with the team of the hospital in Grenoble, and we keep remaining confident.
We would like to thank you all for the continuous sympathies. At the same time we again ask for understanding that we do not intend to disclose details. This is necessary to protect the privacy of Michael and his family, and to enable the medical team to work in full calmness.