Pablo Elizalde, motorsport.com
Surtees was Formula 1 world champion in 1964 with Ferrari and was the only man to win both the F1 and motorcycling grand prix titles.
The Williams team has confirmed Felipe Massa will race alongside Lance Stroll in the 2017 Formula 1 season, replacing Mercedes-bound Valtteri Bottas.
Slovakian rider Ivan Jakes was struck by lightning during the third stage of the Dakar Rally, but he still managed to finish 15th on the day.
Having won his first world title last weekend, the German driver has made the shock decision to pack it in and call it a day.
The 61-year-old Briton would not replace Bernie Ecclestone, and would not be involved in the commercial side of the sport.
Sepang has been the home of the Malaysian event since it joined the calendar back in 1999, but ticket sales have been declining over the past years.
Nico Hulkenberg has joined the Renault Sport Formula 1 team on a multi-year deal, the French manufacturer confirmed on Friday.