Honda not ruling out Red Bull engine deal

Oct.31 (GMM) Honda has refused to back its works partner McLaren in ruling out a supply of customer Japanese power for ailing Red Bull for 2016. Having now dropped its quit threat, the beleaguered former quadruple world champions, Red Bull, […]

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Haas finally confirms Gutierrez

Oct.31 (GMM) Haas has finally confirmed the worst-kept secret in the F1 paddock. It was already widely known, but Mexican Esteban Gutierrez is now definitely joining Romain Grosjean at the new Ferrari-linked American team for 2016. “He’s young and hungry, […]

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Ferrari defends right to veto engine cost cap

Oct.31 (GMM) Ferrari has defended its decision to ‘veto’ the FIA’s efforts to impose a cap on the price of customer engines in formula one. In the form of an official statement announcing alternative plans for a parallel ‘client’ engine […]

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Wolff says Manor resignations ‘a blow’

Oct.31 (GMM) Mercedes chiefs will be “curious spectators” as apparent trouble at the British backmarker Manor unfolds. That is what Toto Wolff said after rumours spread around the paddock in Mexico City on Friday that Manor chiefs John Booth and […]

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Volcano erupts near Mexico GP site

Oct.30 (GMM) Hot on the heels of Hurricane Patricia, the F1 world now has its eye on another natural phenomenon. 75 kilometres from the Autodromo Hermanos Rodriguez in Mexico City, the Popocatepetl or ‘El Popo’ volcano has erupted. De Telegraaf, […]

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Ferrari shelves latest engine spec until 2016

Oct.30 (GMM) Ferrari has sidelined the latest specification of its F1 ‘power unit’ for the remainder of the 2015 season. That is the claim of the Finnish newspaper Turun Sanomat, referring to the unit that reportedly utilises the Maranello outfit’s […]

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Hamilton reluctant to help Rosberg beat Vettel

Oct.30 (GMM) Lewis Hamilton says he is reluctant to help teammate Nico Rosberg cap off Mercedes’ 2015 season with a clean sweep. The German team and the British driver have already wrapped up the constructors’ and drivers’ world championships, with […]

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Gutierrez confirms Haas race seat for 2016

Oct.30 (GMM) Esteban Gutierrez has confirmed the worst-kept secret in the F1 paddock — that he will complete Haas’ 2016 driver lineup. The new American team has scheduled an official announcement to be made in Mexico City on Friday, to […]

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McLaren confirms veto for Red Bull-Honda deal

Oct.29 (GMM) McLaren has effectively confirmed reports it has vetoed the supply of customer Honda power units to Red Bull next year. With Mercedes and Ferrari already saying no to the embattled former quadruple world champions, Honda appeared to be […]

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