Rossi did not dream of Indy 500 glory

May 31 (GMM) In one fell swoop, Alexander Rossi went from idle days at grand prix tracks to motor racing history. Still a reserve driver for Manor, the Californian completed the last handful of F1 races for the team last […]

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F1 popularity in Germany back on the rise

May 31 (GMM) The popularity of formula one might be back on the rise, after the German broadcaster RTL last weekend recorded its best TV ratings in three years. Germany’s Bild newspaper said 5.81 million Germans watched the free-to-air coverage […]

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Monza finally shakes hands with Ecclestone

May 31 (GMM) Monza officials may finally have shaken hands with Bernie Ecclestone on a new deal to secure the future of the Italian grand prix. The negotiations have been public, fraught and protracted but Italian automobile club chief Angelo […]

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Verstappen still on track after bad Monaco

May 31 (GMM) Max Verstappen’s impressive F1 career is still on track despite a less-than-impressive showing in Monaco, his new boss Christian Horner insists. Just a fortnight after stunning the F1 world and drawing comparisons with Senna or Schumacher by […]

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Santander eyes Ferrari deal beyond 2017

May 30 (GMM) The Spanish bank Santander is in talks about extending its major sponsorship contract with Ferrari beyond 2017. In 2012, it was reported that a new contract extension had pushed the existing Santander deal all the way until […]

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Massa admits he could leave Williams

May 29 (GMM) Felipe Massa has admitted that 2016 could be his last season driving for Williams. Speculation in Monaco is linking not only the Red Bull Racing refugee Daniil Kvyat with Massa’s seat for 2017, but also McLaren-Honda’s Jenson […]

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Button wants to keep McLaren-Honda seat

May 29 (GMM) Jenson Button says he wants to keep racing with McLaren-Honda. However, it is slowly becoming an open paddock secret that McLaren intends to replace the 36-year-old with youngster Stoffel Vandoorne for 2017. Button told Corriere della Sera […]

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Verstappen will bounce back in 2016 – Doornbos

May 29 (GMM) Max Verstappen will bounce back from his crash to earth in Monaco, according to fellow Dutch racer Robert Doornbos. After all the praise and plaudits following Barcelona, where the 18-year-old became F1’s youngest ever winner, Verstappen crashed […]

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Monza negotiations moved on to Monaco

May 29 (GMM) Monza’s long and troubled negotiations over the future of the Italian grand prix have moved onto Monaco. Corriere della Sera newspaper reports that Angelo Sticchi Damiani, president of the Italian automobile club, met in the Principality with […]

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