Sirotkin money key to Force India absence – report

Jan.30 (GMM) The saga about Force India’s apparent financial troubles is continuing. Luis Vasconcelos, an experienced correspondent writing for Finnish newspaper Turun Sanomat, now claims a young driver from Russia is at the centre of the Silverstone based team’s absence […]

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Lynn confirms Red Bull programme split

Jan.30 (GMM) Williams’ new development driver Alex Lynn has confirmed his split from Red Bull’s high profile junior programme. Last year, as he powered to the GP3 title and the highly coveted Macau GP win, the 21-year-old Briton was named […]

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Mercedes completes first laps with W06

Jan.30 (GMM) F1’s launch season is in full swing, and the latest new car to hit the headlines is the title-defending Mercedes. As the new silver McLaren was unveiled online on Thursday, the German giant Mercedes was giving its similarly-coloured […]

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Ricciardo doubts Vettel quit rumours

Jan.30 (GMM) Daniel Ricciardo has contradicted boss Christian Horner’s claims that Sebastian Vettel came close to quitting F1 last year. Horner, the team chief at Red Bull, caused a stir this week when he told the media that amid the […]

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Red Bull and Lotus running late for Jerez debut

Jan.30 (GMM) Red Bull and Lotus could join Force India, Caterham and Marussia in sitting out the opening winter test at Jerez beginning on Sunday. Italy’s Omnicorse claims Red Bull, whose designer Adrian Newey customarily pushes the boundaries with his […]

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Ex Ferrari boss points finger at Alonso

Jan.30 (GMM) A former Ferrari chief has pointed the finger at departed Fernando Alonso following the Maranello team’s recent troubles. Legendary designer Mauro Forghieri, a key Ferrari figure from the 60s to the 80s, said the Spaniard cannot simply blame […]

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Ferrari, Sauber next to reveal 2015 cars

Jan.30 (GMM) Ferrari and the similarly-powered Sauber teams on Friday separately revealed their new 2015 cars. Ferrari’s long and low-nosed new car, to be raced by former Red Bull champion Sebastian Vettel, is the SF15-T. Team boss Maurizio Arrivabene said […]

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Fans disappointed with ‘new’ McLaren livery

Jan.30 (GMM) Many McLaren fans were reportedly disappointed on Thursday when the British team pulled the wraps off its works Honda-powered MP4-30. A report at Brazil’s Globo said the Woking squad had “raised expectations” about the appearance of the 2015 […]

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New Red Bull yet to pass FIA crash tests

Jan.29 (GMM) 2014 runner-up Red Bull is reportedly pushing the boundaries with its readiness for the new season. Team boss Christian Horner has already admitted that, in the last few days before the first test at Jerez kicks off, the […]

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Pirelli introduces new super-soft for 2015

Jan.29 (GMM) Pirelli will introduce an all-new ‘super soft’ tyre in 2015. The official F1 supplier’s Paul Hembery said recently that despite expecting the field to be significantly faster this year, the tyres will not fundamentally change. “This year’s tyres […]

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McLaren launches silver MP4-30

Jan.29 (GMM) McLaren on Thursday launched its works Honda-powered MP4-30 on the internet. The British team contradicted reports of a dramatically new white or black livery by showing the 2015 car in McLaren’s customary silver, with more pronounced red from […]

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Raikkonen becomes father

Jan.28 (GMM) Kimi Raikkonen has this week become a father. The Ferrari driver’s fiancee, Minttu, is quoted by Finnish newspapers including Lansi Savo and Iltalehti as saying on Wednesday: “The little one saw light of day in Switzerland yesterday. “He […]

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