Wind tunnel problems hurt Red Bull – Horner

Aug.15 (GMM) Christian Horner says problems at the factory caused Red Bull’s early-season problems in 2017. The former champions are now getting closer to title protagonists Mercedes and Ferrari, but only after a hard push to identify the problem and […]

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Drivers unhappy with extra Halo weight

Aug.14 (GMM) While most focus on the aesthetics, it is another feature of the controversial ‘Halo’ system that might actually have a more significant impact on F1. The fact the carbon-titanium cockpit protection system will be mandatory on all cars […]

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Bottas ‘the perfect driver’ – Rosberg

Aug.14 (GMM) Valtteri Bottas might be close to being “the perfect driver”. That is the view of the Finn’s Mercedes predecessor, Nico Rosberg. Rosberg suddenly quit at the end of last season, plunging Mercedes into a desperate search to replace […]

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Rosberg physio backs Kubica comeback

Aug.11 (GMM) Yet another respected figure in the F1 paddock has backed Robert Kubica’s return to F1. Last year, Daniel Schlosser was Nico Rosberg’s physiotherapist as the now retired Mercedes driver raced to the title. Now, Schlosser works with Force […]

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Massa recovers from Hungary illness

Aug.11 (GMM) Felipe Massa looks to be on track for his return to action after the August break. The Brazilian veteran sat out the Hungarian grand prix recently with an illness that caused dizziness. But already last weekend, the 36-year-old […]

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McLaren set for Indycar return in future

Aug.10 (GMM) McLaren may not be heading back to Indycar this year, but the future is another matter entirely. That is the claim of Mark Miles, the boss of the premier American open wheeler series. Earlier this year, Fernando Alonso […]

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Honda wants to pass Renault in 2017

Aug.10 (GMM) Honda is aiming to leave behind the dubious honour of being F1’s least powerful engine supplier by the end of the season. Despite swirling speculation about the future of the McLaren-Honda collaboration, the Japanese manufacturer has vowed to […]

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McLaren denies Alonso to skip Singapore

Aug.9 (GMM) McLaren executive Zak Brown has slammed suggestions Fernando Alonso may miss another grand prix this year. In May, the Spaniard sat out Monaco in order to contest the fabled Indy 500. Now, rumours are circulating that Alonso could […]

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Pundit defends Magnussen amid criticism

Aug.9 (GMM) A leading F1 correspondent has backed Kevin Magnussen amid criticism of the Haas driver’s racing style. Magnussen won internet infamy with his “suck my b-lls” retort after Hungary, but Nico Hulkenberg had triggered the insult by accusing the […]

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Stroll and father join F1 ‘silly season’

Aug.8 (GMM) Lance Stroll could be a surprise protagonist in this year’s F1 ‘silly season’. The specialist Italiaracing publication is reporting that the Williams driver’s father, billionaire fashion mogul Lawrence Stroll, is being linked with Force India. Force India, whose […]

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