Sainz unsure of early Renault debut

Sep.22 (GMM) Carlos Sainz says he still doesn’t know which car he will be racing in Malaysia next week. The Toro Rosso driver is being loaned to Renault for 2018, but there are reports he will kick off that adventure […]

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Mateschitz ‘not tired’ of F1 – Berger

Sep.22 (GMM) Gerhard Berger has hit back at rumours Red Bull is getting “tired” of formula one. There have been paddock rumours the energy drink company’s chief Dietrich Mateschitz is making moves to distance himself from his two F1 teams. […]

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Vettel engine not damaged in crash – report

Sep.22 (GMM) Sebastian Vettel’s engine was not damaged in his first-lap Singapore crash last weekend. La Repubblica newspaper had reported that with his points deficit already blowing out to 28 points, Vettel might receive a further blow in the form […]

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Sauber tipped to choose drivers ‘soon’

Sep.22 (GMM) Sauber will reportedly make the call about its 2018 driver lineup soon. Earlier, it looked certain Pascal Wehrlein would lose his seat as team engine supplier Ferrari brings in one of its juniors Charles Leclerc or Antonio Giovinazzi. […]

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Vettel can still win 2017 title – Brawn

Sep.21 (GMM) F1 boss Ross Brawn has backed Sebastian Vettel to bounce back and continue to fight for the 2017 title. After Singapore, where the Ferrari driver was blamed for the first-corner crash, the Italian press said it was the […]

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Haas defends Singapore ‘team orders’

Sep.20 (GMM) Haas boss Gunther Steiner has defended a case of ‘team orders’ imposed in Singapore last weekend. When he emerged from his car under the city-state’s floodlights, Kevin Magnussen told the media that being ordered by his bosses to […]

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Title hopes not over for Vettel – Hamilton

Sep.20 (GMM) Lewis Hamilton says his championship rival Sebastian Vettel cannot be written off. In Singapore, as he extended his winning streak to a hat-trick, Mercedes’ Hamilton pulled out a 28-point lead over Vettel, Ferrari’s former championship leader. Niki Lauda, […]

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McLaren ‘only two weeks behind’ – Boullier

Sep.20 (GMM) Eric Boullier insists the long-running ‘will they or won’t they?’ McLaren-Honda divorce saga has only slightly delayed the British team’s preparations for 2018. Although the split was only made official in Singapore, the McLaren team boss says the […]

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Bottas ‘not number 2 driver’ – Wolff

Sep.19 (GMM) Toto Wolff says he still will not designate Valtteri Bottas the ‘number 2’ driver behind Lewis Hamilton. While Hamilton completed a victory hat-trick and pulled out a 28 point advantage over Ferrari’s Sebastian Vettel in Singapore, Mercedes teammate […]

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Title not lost for Vettel yet – Trulli

Sep.19 (GMM) Jarno Trulli says it is still possible that Sebastian Vettel will win the 2017 title. That is despite the fact the partisan Italian press is livid that, with the first corner crash in Singapore, “an entire season was […]

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Lauda blames Vettel for Singapore crash

Sep.19 (GMM) Niki Lauda has joined scores of fans and insiders who blame Sebastian Vettel for putting his championship hopes in tatters in Singapore. On Twitter, the Maranello team lashed out at Max Verstappen for Sunday’s first corner crash, while […]

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