F1 race promoters want lower fees – Wolff

May 27 (GMM) Toto Wolff says it is clear F1 race promoters want to renegotiate their contracts with the sport. Many promoters who negotiated their agreements and fees with now-ousted F1 supremo Bernie Ecclestone are now seeking better terms under […]

Read More

Mercedes set to accept 2021 engine rules

May 27 (GMM) Mercedes and other engine manufacturers look set to reluctantly accept the proposed rules for 2021. Earlier, it was believed both Mercedes and Ferrari were threatening to quit if the current ‘power unit’ regulations are changed too much. […]

Read More

Legality checks give Ferrari green light

May 27 (GMM) F1 looks set to move on, following a controversy about the questionable legality of Ferrari’s 2018 car. There have been separate questions asked about the legality of Ferrari’s battery and turbocharger setup, but recent checks including in […]

Read More

F1 future still taking shape in Monaco

May 26 (GMM) F1’s future for 2021 and beyond continues to take shape. Talks so far have been controversial, with Ferrari and perhaps even Mercedes threatening to quit over the budget cap, income distribution and engine regulation plans. On ‘rest […]

Read More

Alonso to Indycar rumour emerges

May 26 (GMM) The next rumour regarding Fernando Alonso’s future has emerged in the Monaco paddock. Earlier, with McLaren’s Zak Brown saying he wants to keep the Spaniard, it emerged that Alonso and Flavio Briatore met with Ferrari officials. But […]

Read More

Pirelli considers name changes for F1 tyres

May 25 (GMM) Pirelli has admitted it could change the way its F1 tyres are named. Currently, the Italian company supplies three out of six available compounds at each grand prix – ‘hard’, ‘medium’, ‘soft’, ‘supersoft’, ‘ultrasoft’ or ‘hypersoft’. They […]

Read More

Rosberg still resisting F1 comeback

May 25 (GMM) Nico Rosberg says even driving a formula one car on the streets of Monaco didn’t whet his appetite for a comeback. Ahead of the Monaco GP, the 2016 world champion joined his father Keke for a F1 […]

Read More

Bottas wants two-year Mercedes deal

May 25 (GMM) Valtteri Bottas has admitted he would like a two-year deal if Mercedes extends his stay beyond 2018. So far, the Finn has been on single-year contracts after he was signed at the eleventh hour to replace Nico […]

Read More

Raikkonen hints he wants 2019 deal

May 25 (GMM) Kimi Raikkonen has hinted he wants a new deal at Ferrari for 2019. Charles Leclerc and Daniel Ricciardo are linked with the Finn’s seat, but Sebastian Vettel has made clear he wants his friend Raikkonen to stay. […]

Read More

FIA monitoring Ferrari over cheat rumours

May 25 (GMM) The legality of Ferrari’s 2018 car remains under the spotlight. There are suspicions not only about the amount of oil consumed by the turbocharger, but also whether Ferrari is cleverly getting around the rule limiting battery power. […]

Read More

Steiner rejects Grosjean axe rumours

May 24 (GMM) Haas boss Gunther Steiner has rejected rumours that say struggling driver Romain Grosjean will be dumped. The Frenchman is having a dire 2018 season and is out of contract at the end of the year. But Steiner […]

Read More