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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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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Bottas not ruling out staying at Williams

Jun.26 (GMM) Valtteri Bottas is not ruling out staying with Williams in 2016. His comments come amid swirling speculation about the highly-rated young Finn’ future, with Germany’s Bild reporting this week that Ferrari is already beginning to wave its chequebook. […]

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Ecclestone backs Horner to survive rumours

Jun.26 (GMM) Bernie Ecclestone has thrown his weight behind Red Bull’s embattled chief Christian Horner. Briton Horner, as well as team official Dr Helmut Marko, have this week been moved to rubbish speculation that Horner, 41, faces expulsion at the […]

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Racers cautious ahead of ‘B’ Force India debut

Jun.26 (GMM) Force India’s race regulars are playing down expectations ahead of the long-awaited ‘B’ car’s debut at Silverstone. Nico Hulkenberg and Sergio Perez have been impatiently waiting for the upgraded car all season so far, after the team’s troubled […]

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F1 grid ‘still has characters’ – Wolff

Jun.25 (GMM) As F1 chiefs ponder the sport’s biggest problems, Toto Wolff has admitted the issue of ‘characters’ is a recurring one. Some would argue that – recalling legends like Ayrton Senna, Nigel Mansell, Gerhard Berger and countless others – […]

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Takeover could ‘make things happen’ in F1

Jun.25 (GMM) Amid an intense period of turmoil and introspection in F1, the debate this week has turned to whether an American billionaire can save the sport. The latest alarming quote has come from Martin Whitmarsh, the former long-time McLaren […]

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Williams, Bottas quiet amid Ferrari rumours

Jun.25 (GMM) Williams and Valtteri Bottas are quiet in the face of mounting speculation about the Finn’s future. Germany’s Bild newspaper reported this week that Ferrari is offering Williams EUR 4 million to buy Bottas out of his 2016 contract […]

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Renault-Lotus buyout rumours resurface again

Jun.25 (GMM) Speculation Renault is close to buying back the Enstone based team will not go away. The persistent rumour is now being reported by Germany’s Bild newspaper, which claims the French carmaker is set to make a “concrete offer” […]

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Italian chief ‘not fond’ of Imola plans

Jun.24 (GMM) The president of Italy’s auto racing federation says he wants Monza to keep its annual place on the formula one calendar. The comments of Automobile Club d’Italia (ACI) chief Angelo Sticci Damiani follow Bernie Ecclestone’s claim that former […]

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