Wolff flags ‘multi-year’ deal for Rosberg

Jul.1 (GMM) Toto Wolff has flagged a new “multi-year” contract with Nico Rosberg. Mercedes team chairman Niki Lauda hinted at a new two-year contract for the championship leader last week, but German Rosberg denied anything is signed. “With myself, Gerhard […]

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FIA moves to stop tyre pressure loophole

Jul.1 (GMM) As predicted by an F1 pundit, the FIA has quickly closed a loophole allowing teams to minimise tyre pressures. It emerged after Baku that Mercedes and Red Bull were leading the charge with sophisticated axle heating equipment that […]

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Grosjean sure Dallara fixing Haas problems

Jul.1 (GMM) Romain Grosjean has defended Haas’ chassis-making partner Dallara, after a series of wing failures in 2016. “We have made serious efforts to stop this problem so hopefully it will not happen again,” the new American team’s French driver, […]

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Massa says he will decide F1 future

Jul.1 (GMM) Felipe Massa insists he is in control of his next move in F1, as his current Williams contract runs out. Rivals Jenson Button and Daniil Kvyat are among drivers linked with the Brazilian veteran’s current seat, but 35-year-old […]

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Red Bull will not accept less income – Horner

Jul.1 (GMM) Christian Horner says Red Bull will not accept a reduction in the income it gets from F1’s Bernie Ecclestone-led organisation. F1 supremo Ecclestone has flagged changes to the controversial system that distributes the lion’s share of the commercial […]

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Austrian Grand Prix – 1st Friday Practice

Rosberg quickest with a 1:07.373 from Hamilton (+0.357), Vettel (+0.649), Raikkonen (+0.849), Ricciardo (+1.155), Sainz (+1.430), Massa (+1.451), Verstappen (+1.589), Kvyat (+1.617) & Bottas (+1.625). Grosjean, Hulkenberg, Button, Alonso, Magnussen, Wehrlein, Palmer, Ericsson, Gutierrez, Nasr, Haryanto and Celis (Force India […]

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