Haas admits 2017 talks with Magnussen

Oct.31 (GMM) Gunther Steiner has admitted Haas has been in touch with Kevin Magnussen about 2017. With Dane Magnussen’s future at Renault uncertain, reports emerged in Mexico at the weekend that the American team Haas has made him an offer. […]

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Wurz says Rosberg ‘clearly’ on the defense

Oct.30 (GMM) Notwithstanding Nico Rosberg’s media strategy, Alex Wurz thinks the German is now playing a defensive game for the championship. At the decisive phase of the season and 26 points ahead of Mercedes teammate Lewis Hamilton, Rosberg has effectively […]

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Wolff not commenting on Petronas exit rumours

Oct.30 (GMM) Toto Wolff is not commenting on reports Mercedes may lose its title sponsor. Earlier, it emerged that Malaysia is considering not extending its contract to host an annual race at Sepang beyond next year. That could have implications […]

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Lotus chief Lopez to buy football team

Oct.29 (GMM) Former Lotus chief Gerard Lopez has received the backing of his F1 friends as he prepares to take his next step in the sporting world. Still a minor shareholder of the works Renault team, the Luxembourger reportedly looks […]

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Nasr rejects Sauber ‘sabotage’ claims

Oct.29 (GMM) Felipe Nasr has rubbished suggestions Sauber is actively sabotaging his progress at the tail end of 2016. Wild rumours have suggested recent problems for the Brazilian might be because the Swiss team is trying to derail his and […]

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Magnussen says Halo view ‘not good’

Oct.29 (GMM) Kevin Magnussen has criticised the Halo cockpit protection system after trying it during practice in Mexico. The debut of the system has been delayed until at least 2018, but the FIA is determined that every driver give his […]

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F1 team member robbed at gunpoint

Oct.29 (GMM) A member of Mercedes’ F1 race team was robbed at gunpoint ahead of the Mexican grand prix, according to the Sun newspaper. The report said the team member was “shaken up” after he was targeted by thieves as […]

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