Hockenheim says no 2017 contract yet

Sep.30 (GMM) Track boss Georg Seiler says Hockenheim does not yet have a contract to host the German grand prix in 2017. Earlier this week, the FIA published a race calendar for next year featuring a provisional race date for […]

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Sauber needs reserve driver in 2017 – boss

Sep.30 (GMM) Sauber has acknowledged it may need to appoint an official reserve driver for 2017. Until a buyout deal, the Swiss team spent the first part of the championship fighting for mere financial survival. Now in Malaysia, Marcus Ericsson […]

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Massa, Nasr worried over Brazil GP future

Sep.30 (GMM) F1’s two Brazilian drivers are worried amid speculation Interlagos could fall off the race calendar. Recently, Brazilian grand prix promoter Tamas Rohonyi criticised Felipe Massa for suggesting the future of the race in Sao Paulo was in doubt. […]

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Bottas says future looks ‘positive’

Sep.30 (GMM) Valtteri Bottas is still not ready to confirm that he is staying at Williams in 2017. It is now widely believed that Williams will line up next year with Canadian rookie Lance Stroll alongside team regular and Finn […]

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Vettel not yet impressed with 2017 tyres

Sep.30 (GMM) Sebastian Vettel has admitted he is not yet overly impressed with Pirelli’s new tyres for 2017. Ferrari, as well as Mercedes and Red Bull, have been helping the Italian supplier prepare for next year’s new rules, featuring bigger […]

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Portugal eyes F1 return

Sep.30 (GMM) Portugal could bid to return to the F1 calendar. The country held 13 consecutive grands prix at Estoril from 1984, and now Portimao politician Isilda Gomes reportedly said: “It’s time to think about formula one again.” And prime […]

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Malaysian Grand Prix – 2nd Free Practice

Hamilton quickest with a 1:34.944 from Rosberg (+0.233), Vettel (+0.661), Raikkonen (+0.898), Verstappen (+1.093), Perez (+1.340), Alonso (+1.352), Ricciardo (+1.393), Hulkenberg (+1.446) and Button (+1.771). Sainz, Palmer, Bottas, Gutierrez, Massa, Kvyat, Ericsson, Nasr, Magnussen, Grosjean, Wehrlein and Ocon make the […]

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Malaysian Grand Prix – 1st Free Practice

Rosberg quickest with a 1:35.227 from Hamilton (+0.494), Raikkonen (+1.088), Vettel (+1.104), Alonso (+1.283), Ricciardo (+1.526), Verstappen (+1.746), Hulkenberg (+2.286), Perez (+2.374) and Button (+2.386). Kvyat, Bottas, Grosjean, Gutierrez, Sainz, Nasr, Ericsson, Massa, Palmer, Ocon and Wehrlein make the rest […]

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Ericsson fit to race after bicycle crash

Sep.29 (GMM) Marcus Ericsson is bruised and battered but fit to race in Malaysia this weekend. The Sauber driver confirmed reports on Twitter that he suffered a high speed cycling accident during a training camp in Thailand last week. “Lucky […]

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