Todt tells Ecclestone to keep criticism quiet

Jun.30 (GMM) Jean Todt has urged Bernie Ecclestone to keep quiet about formula one’s problems. Ecclestone, the F1 supremo, has been the harshest critic of the sport’s new turbo V6 era, calling the technology a “crappy product” in a recent […]

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Red Bull not losing Ricciardo – Horner

Jun.30 (GMM) Christian Horner on Tuesday said there is “no risk” Red Bull is set to lose Daniel Ricciardo to Ferrari. Ricciardo, whose frustration with the situation at Red Bull is beginning to show, earlier told reporters that Ferrari’s apparent […]

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Calls for engine rules fix grow louder

Jun.30 (GMM) Calls for F1 to revisit the detail of its engine rules are growing stronger. In Austria, the full extent of the current situation became clear when McLaren’s cars were ordered an extraordinary 50 places down the 20-position grid. […]

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More penalties looming for Alonso

Jun.30 (GMM) This weekend will not be a happy home grand prix for McLaren. The British team’s season hit new lows in Canada and Austria, and the hits will keep on coming this weekend at Silverstone. “It’s never the way […]

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Tilke to start work on Baku layout

Jun.30 (GMM) Once considered an unlikely fit for formula one, Azerbaijan is racing into its grand prix future. Bernie Ecclestone has inked a deal for a street race in Baku, the oil-rich former Soviet country’s capital, and asked if it […]

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Red Bull not commenting on Webber claims

Jun.30 (GMM) Red Bull declined to comment on Mark Webber’s latest claims about his intense rivalry with former teammate Sebastian Vettel. Earlier this month, quadruple world champion Vettel said he was not concerned amid reports his old Australian rival would […]

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Raikkonen says future not in his hands

Jun.30 (GMM) Kimi Raikkonen does not agree that his future at Ferrari is in his own hands. “Raikkonen’s fate is in his hands,” Italian media have quoted team boss Maurizio Arrivabene as saying, amid swirling speculation about the Finn. Some […]

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Button says Honda ‘committed’ to F1

Jun.29 (GMM) Jenson Button says Honda is “committed” to McLaren and formula one. The nightmarish extent of the Japanese carmaker’s return to F1 this year was unexpected, but McLaren driver Button says Honda remains focused on the project. “Honda are […]

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F1 drops Jerez as 2016 test venue

Jun.29 (GMM) F1 has reportedly dumped Jerez as a winter test location for 2016. Germany’s Auto Motor und Sport claims that, to cut costs, the sport has decided to reduce its official pre-season programme from three to just two four-day […]

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Leimer expects Friday drive at Silverstone

Jun.29 (GMM) Fabio Leimer is expecting to make his Friday practice debut for Manor this week. The backmarker’s new reserve driver wanted to drive in the opening practice session in Austria, but it is reported he did not conclude his […]

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Renault not ruling out quitting F1

Jun.29 (GMM) Renault has still not ruled out quitting formula one altogether. On a visit to the Formula E race in London at the weekend, the French carmaker’s CEO Carlos Ghosn said the only certainty is that Renault is fully […]

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