Pirelli denies 2017 tyres favour Ferrari

May 31 (GMM) Pirelli has hit back at claims its 2017 tyres unfairly favour the Ferrari team. Many have admitted their surprise that, notwithstanding the big rule change this year, the Italian team managed to close a big gap to […]

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Alonso eyes return to better McLaren

May 31 (GMM) Fernando Alonso is hopeful the second half of the 2017 season will be better for McLaren-Honda. The Spaniard insists he has no regrets about sitting out Monaco, after instead bidding for victory at the Indy 500. Ironically, […]

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Ferrari did not favour Vettel – Alesi

May 31 (GMM) Jean Alesi does not believe Ferrari acted deliberately to disadvantage Kimi Raikkonen in Monaco. Some suspect that with Sebastian Vettel leading the world championship, the Italian team’s pit strategy was an obvious ploy to drop Raikkonen behind […]

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Vettel on pole for 2017 title – Lauda

May 30 (GMM) Niki Lauda has admitted Ferrari’s Sebastian Vettel is now on pole position for the 2017 world championship. Amid Lewis Hamilton’s Monaco struggles, Vettel won in Monaco and now has a 25 point advantage after six races. “Vettel […]

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Abiteboul admits Palmer future not secure

May 30 (GMM) Cyril Abiteboul has admitted Jolyon Palmer’s F1 future is not secure. Briton Palmer has struggled for form and results in the opening quarter of his second season with the French marque, while team newcomer Nico Hulkenberg has […]

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Alonso may not do 2018 Indy 500 – Brown

May 30 (GMM) Fernando Alonso might not return to do next year’s Indy 500. That is the news from Zak Brown, the new McLaren executive who engineered the Spaniard’s controversial skipping of the Monaco grand prix to bid for victory […]

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CEO says Pirelli not buying into F1

May 29 (GMM) Pirelli has played down suggestions the F1 tyre supplier might actually buy into the sport. Liberty Media has invited the teams to become shareholders in the post Bernie-Ecclestone era. So when asked if Pirelli will get the […]

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New injury doubt after Wehrlein crash

May 29 (GMM) Pascal Wehrlein will return to hospital in the coming days, following another rollover crash. The Sauber driver had to miss the start of the 2017 season after injuring his back in a crash during the ‘race of […]

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2017 Mercedes car ‘a diva’ – Wolff

May 28 (GMM) Toto Wolff has described Mercedes’ 2017 car as a “diva”. A ‘diva’, of course, is a talented yet temperamental individual, and so it proved at Monaco where Lewis Hamilton struggled to master the silver car at Monaco. […]

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