No pressure for Button in Monaco – Kvyat

May 25 (GMM) Daniil Kvyat says retired F1 driver Jenson Button is under no pressure this weekend at Monaco. Some have questioned the wisdom of Button’s one-off return to replace Fernando Alonso, particularly after the 2009 world champion skipped the […]

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Stroll expects difficult first Monaco GP

May 25 (GMM) Lance Stroll has entered Monaco expecting a tough weekend. Already, the teenage rookie has struggled in 2017 and now insiders are predicting more trouble for Stroll on the famous but unforgiving streets. Stroll, 18, told Canada’s La […]

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Sponsor enabled Wolff switch – Wolff

May 25 (GMM) One sponsor could have made the difference when it came to Valtteri Bottas securing the Mercedes seat for 2017. Team boss Toto Wolff admitted that Bottas’ major sponsor at Williams, Antti Aarnio-Wihuri, made the crucial decision to […]

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Raikkonen plays down ‘wheelbase’ story

May 25 (GMM) Kimi Raikkonen is not sure the ‘wheelbase’ factor will tip the balance in Ferrari’s favour this weekend at Monaco. Mercedes has headed into the famous street race worrying publicly about how its particularly long-wheelbase car will suit […]

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Ferrari has caught Mercedes on race starts

May 25 (GMM) Lewis Hamilton has admitted Ferrari has caught up with Mercedes’ race start technology in 2017. Mercedes entered the season with field-leading technology for the race starts, but a reporter told Hamilton in Monaco that Ferrari has now […]

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F1 changes cars after Monger crash

May 25 (GMM) F1 has reacted to the Billy Monger crash by tweaking the design of the 2017 cars. Recently, the British youngster crashed into a stationary car during a Formula 4 race and subsequently had both his legs amputated. […]

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Carey announces 21 races for 2018

May 25 (GMM) F1 chief executive Chase Carey has announced that there will be 21 grands prix next year. That is just one race more than this season, despite the fact the sport’s new owners Liberty Media have hinted that […]

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Long wheelbase to hurt in Monaco – Mercedes

May 23 (GMM) Mercedes is concerned Ferrari could have the upper hand this weekend in Monaco. Lewis Hamilton actually returned to the top step of the podium in Barcelona, but that circuit particularly suited the specifications of Mercedes’ 2017 car. […]

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Massa hails Lowe’s impact at Williams

May 23 (GMM) Felipe Massa has hailed Paddy Lowe for a noticeable turnaround inside the Williams team. Brazilian Massa has driven for the famous British team since leaving Ferrari, but he says the immediate impact of the arrival of former […]

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