Catching Mercedes ‘not possible’ – Marko

Mar.31 (GMM) Dr Helmut Marko remains doubtful Red Bull can catch up in 2015. After Australia, the Red Bull official was warning the energy drink company could quit the sport unless ‘equalisation’ measures were imposed. That was when the magnitude […]

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Raikkonen has full support of Arrivabene

Mar.30 (GMM) After two races in 2015, Ferrari is happy with its driver lineup. Having struggled alongside Fernando Alonso last year, Kimi Raikkonen went into the last year of his current contract in 2015 admitting he is not sure if […]

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Ferrari says Mercedes still has best car

Mar.30 (GMM) Although disappointed, Toto Wolff had to chuckle late on Sunday when asked if Malaysia signalled the “end of an era” in formula one. Although it was somewhat of a jibe at his former teammate Daniel Ricciardo and team […]

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Alonso upbeat after happy Ferrari moves on

Mar.30 (GMM) Fernando Alonso insists his first race with McLaren-Honda went better than expected. Earlier in Malaysia, the Spaniard told reporters he would prefer not to let the world know what his real thoughts were when he watched on television […]

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No Hamilton contract news for ‘few more days’

Mar.29 (GMM) The Malaysian grand prix weekend started and ended without Lewis Hamilton’s new Mercedes contract being announced. The reigning world champion entered the Sepang weekend hinting that a deal is now close, after long and repeatedly protracted negotiations. A […]

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Ecclestone regrets letting Manor return

Mar.29 (GMM) Manor appears to have lost the backing of Bernie Ecclestone, the most powerful man in formula one. The F1 supremo was furious with the former Marussia team after Australia, claiming it travelled to the 2015 opener with no […]

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Wolff hopes Malaysia stops equalisation ‘nonsense’

Mar.29 (GMM) Toto Wolff on Sunday said he hopes Ferrari’s breakthrough win stops the “nonsense” talk about equalisation. After Australia, Red Bull threatened to quit F1 over Mercedes’ huge supremacy amid the current engine regulations, arguing that only artificial “equalisation” […]

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Honda relying more on McLaren now – Boullier

Mar.29 (GMM) McLaren and Honda are working hard to make their new works collaboration gel. Back together in 2015 after more than two decades apart, the British team hailed Honda’s return as simply the next chapter in an ultra-successful, title-winning […]

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Malaysia announces new F1 race deal

Mar.29 (GMM) Malaysia will continue to host a grand prix for at least the next three years. As the chequered flag waved on Sepang’s seventeenth F1 race on Sunday, the office of the Malaysian prime minister Najib Razak issued a […]

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Rosberg denies ‘blocking’ Hamilton

Mar.29 (GMM) Nico Rosberg protested his innocence on Saturday, amid suspicions he ‘blocked’ teammate Lewis Hamilton in qualifying. It is a thorny subject in the Mercedes camp, after the pair’s relationship deteriorated last year amid the tense battle for the […]

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