Biggest F1 names line up for Rosberg’s seat

Dec.3 (GMM) The big-name candidates are lining up, just hours after new world champion Nico Rosberg shocked the sporting world with the announcement of his retirement. “Not a lot surprises me, but this did,” F1 legend and Mercedes team chairman […]

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Montoya sides with Verstappen amid criticism

Dec.2 (GMM) As the long 2016 season finally ends, Max Verstappen continues to divide opinion. Amid comparisons with greats like Senna and Schumacher, some criticise the young Dutchman for what they think is an overly aggressive driving style. “He is […]

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Rosberg not commenting on Hamilton quit reports

Dec.2 (GMM) New world champion Nico Rosberg this week did not want to comment on the latest rumours surrounding his teammate Lewis Hamilton. Following his title defeat to Rosberg, rumours about Hamilton threatening to quit Mercedes earlier this year, and […]

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F1 stewards vow to improve ‘consistency’

Dec.2 (GMM) F1 stewards are looking to speed up their deliberating and be more consistent in their decisions. Particularly among the driver camp, the stewards have faced increasing criticism in recent months as some incidents went unnoticed while others attracted […]

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Sauber to be first with 2017 car

Dec.2 (GMM) Sauber looks set to be first out of the blocks with its 2017 car. Auto Motor und Sport reports that the Swiss team has already booked a date with the FIA to homologate its car for the new […]

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Hamilton will not quit Mercedes – Hill

Dec.1 (GMM) Damon Hill has rubbished rumours Lewis Hamilton might quit Mercedes. In Abu Dhabi, Hamilton refused to comment on speculation he almost quit after his collision with teammate Nico Rosberg in Spain. Now, the Briton is off-side with team […]

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Sauber wants to sign second driver ‘soon’

Dec.1 (GMM) Monisha Kaltenborn says Sauber would like to complete its 2017 driver lineup “as soon as possible”. The Swiss team’s chief headed into the last two races of this season declaring that, with Marcus Ericsson now under contract for […]

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F1 drivers back Hamilton amid controversy

Nov.30 (GMM) F1 drivers past and present have leapt to the defence of Lewis Hamilton, as the controversy about his ‘backing up’ tactics in Abu Dhabi continues. Mercedes is contemplating punishing the triple world champion for ignoring team orders, but […]

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