Arrivabene to get new Ferrari contract

Oct.19 (GMM) Maurizio Arrivabene looks set to have his contract renewed at Ferrari beyond this year. There had been speculation that, amid Ferrari’s failing 2018 title campaign and an internal conflict with Mattia Binotto, the Italian could lose his post […]

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Williams targets signing Ocon for 2019

Oct.19 (GMM) Esteban Ocon and Robert Kubica look to be tussling with incumbent Sergey Sirotkin for the second race seat at Williams for 2019. We reported this week that Kubica has secured $10 million in backing by a Polish oil […]

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F1 split into two categories – Grosjean

Oct.18 (GMM) Romain Grosjean says fighting in the unofficial “B” championship in formula one is nonetheless enjoyable. The Frenchman drives for Haas, the small Ferrari-linked team that is locked in a close battle for fourth with Renault. But not too […]

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Bottas hopes for better tyres in 2019

Oct.18 (GMM) Valtteri Bottas says he hopes Pirelli supplies better tyres next year. The Finn says tyre wear and blistering has been excessive in 2018, forcing drivers to overly manage their races rather than race flat out. “We have had […]

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Kubica to get $10m boost for 2019 race seat

Oct.17 (GMM) Robert Kubica’s chances of securing the vacant Williams race seat for 2019 have received a massive boost. Sport Express, a Russian daily, reports that Polish oil company PKN Orlen is prepared to pump $10 million into the current […]

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Marko not sure about 2019 regulations change

Oct.17 (GMM) Dr Helmut Marko has joined those who are unconvinced the aerodynamic changes for 2019 will substantially improve overtaking. F1’s current generation of cars may be the fastest ever, but the aerodynamic ‘wake’ means it is also harder than […]

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