Zak Brown, Agag linked with F1 roles

Sep.26 (GMM) F1 sponsorship guru Zak Brown is lining up a top job in the sport, according to the respected business outlet Sky News. Journalist Mark Kleinman, who has predicted many key developments, says Brown is leaving his specialist sponsorship […]

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Sainz as good as Verstappen – de la Rosa

Sep.26 (GMM) Former F1 driver Pedro de la Rosa thinks countryman Carlos Sainz is just as good as Max Verstappen. When asked by Spain’s El Confidencial about Spaniard Sainz, he said: “I think he’s a driver who has surprised everyone. […]

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Honda eyes second F1 team for 2018

Sep.26 (GMM) Honda has indicated it is inching towards being ready to supply more teams with engines in formula one. Until now, McLaren has been unwilling to budge on its apparent exclusive contract with the Japanese carmaker, despite the fact […]

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Vandoorne not bitter about younger rivals

Sep.26 (GMM) Stoffel Vandoorne insists he does not feel bitter that it took him so long to break into formula one. 2016 rookies including Pascal Wehrlein (21) and Esteban Ocon (20) are considerably younger than 24-year-old Belgian Vandoorne, who will […]

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Mercedes will not solve 2016 clutch problem

Sep.26 (GMM) Toto Wolff has admitted Mercedes’ two drivers may continue to struggle with their race starts this year. Just 8 points separate Nico Rosberg from Lewis Hamilton, and the latter has warned that a troublesome clutch system could actually […]

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Lauda to push for 2017 Bahrain test

Sep.22 (GMM) Niki Lauda says he will push the teams to allow Pirelli to do some pre-season testing in a warm location like Bahrain. As the Italian marque prepares for the vastly different car and tyre specifications for 2017, teams […]

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Honda aims to avoid Suzuka engine penalty

Sep.22 (GMM) Honda is preparing to spend the last of its engine upgrade ‘tokens’ soon. McLaren’s works ‘power unit’ partner has made good progress in 2016 and still has three performance ‘tokens’ to further improve its unit this year. “We […]

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