Rosberg to stay involved with F1

Dec.5 (GMM) Nico Rosberg says he wants to remain connected to F1 following his shock decision to quit Mercedes and retire. The new world champion stunned F1 and the German outfit to such an extent that Mercedes’ team chairman Niki […]

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Even Massa not ruling out Mercedes seat

Dec.5 (GMM) Even newly retired drivers are being linked with Nico Rosberg’s surprisingly vacant Mercedes seat for 2017. Rumours have mentioned Jenson Button as a contender to reunite with his former teammate Lewis Hamilton, while Brazil’s Globo even asked Felipe […]

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Wehrlein ‘ready’ for Rosberg seat

Dec.5 (GMM) Pascal Wehrlein has declared himself “ready” to step up and become Lewis Hamilton’s new Mercedes teammate. Bosses Niki Lauda and Toto Wolff say almost the entire F1 grid has offered to replace Nico Rosberg following the new world […]

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Vettel plays down Mercedes move rumour

Dec.5 (GMM) Sebastian Vettel has responded to the seismic Nico Rosberg retirement story simply by referring to his Ferrari contract. The German’s name is linked with his departing countryman’s 2017 seat, and Mercedes team boss Toto Wolff has not denied […]

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Red Bull distances itself from Rosberg story

Dec.5 (GMM) Red Bull and its drivers have distanced themselves from Nico Rosberg’s seismic decision to leave Mercedes and F1. Max Verstappen and Daniel Ricciardo are among F1’s top drivers and therefore speculatively linked with the top seat alongside Lewis […]

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Red Bull ‘left us behind’ – Marchionne

Dec.5 (GMM) Sergio Marchionne says Ferrari’s biggest problem in 2016 was falling behind the development curve. Some think the great Italian marque’s year was disastrous, but Ferrari president Marchionne said the team actually began 2016 well. “We were much more […]

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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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