Lauda says McLaren-Mercedes deal not done

Jun.30 (GMM) Niki Lauda says no deal is in place between McLaren and Mercedes for 2018. Amid intense speculation about McLaren’s impending divorce from works partner Honda, new rumours suggest the first McLaren-Mercedes tests may take place later this year. […]

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Perez to be latest F1 father

Jun.30 (GMM) Sergio Perez is set to become the latest F1 father. The news was reported by the newspaper Chancha, revealing that the Force India driver’s girlfriend Carola is expected to give birth after the 2017 season. “I never speak […]

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Hamilton wants new deal beyond 2018 – Lauda

Jun.30 (GMM) Niki Lauda has dismissed suggestions Lewis Hamilton might quit Mercedes and F1. Last weekend in Baku, triple world champion Hamilton was moved to clarify quotes that suggested he might retire at the end of this season. Now, Mercedes […]

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Jos Verstappen slams Red Bull boss Horner

Jun.30 (GMM) A growing rift has emerged between the Verstappen camp and Red Bull. Amid Max Verstappen’s troubling run of reliability, the 19-year-old left the Baku circuit without speaking to the media last Sunday and could subsequently face a EUR […]

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Grosjean admits eye on Ferrari vacancy

Jun.29 (GMM) Romain Grosjean is not ruling out a change of scene for 2018. The Frenchman left Baku without even speaking with the media, after his 18-month struggle with his brakes at the new American team Haas culminated in a […]

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Honda ‘stronger in 2018’ – Hasegawa

Jun.29 (GMM) Honda is confident it is finally making progress in formula one. That is despite intense speculation that the struggling Japanese manufacturer’s works partner since 2015, McLaren, is close to instigating a divorce. However, there are in fact signs […]

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Red Bull ready to win races – Marko

Jun.29 (GMM) Dr Helmut Marko says Red Bull is now ready to start winning races on its own merit. The tumultuous Baku race last weekend was surprisingly won by Daniel Ricciardo, but the Red Bull driver admitted he lucked into […]

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F1 planning group launch event for 2018

Jun.28 (GMM) F1’s owners are planning a group launch event for the 2018 season. That is the claim of Germany’s Auto Motor und Sport, reporting that all the teams will reveal their new cars and drivers at the event ahead […]

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Todt ‘half positive’ about 2017 season

Jun.28 (GMM) Jean Todt says he is “half positive” about how the first half of F1’s 2017 season has gone. After eight races, most are thrilled with the new cars and the championship battle, and FIA president Todt told Germany’s […]

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Todt may summon Vettel to FIA court

Jun.28 (GMM) Jean Todt could be set to order a further investigation into Sebastian Vettel’s behaviour in Azerbaijan. The German left Baku refusing to talk about the moment he apparently drove his Ferrari deliberately into title rival Lewis Hamilton, having […]

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Ecclestone tells Ferrari to sign Alonso

Jun.28 (GMM) Bernie Ecclestone has advised Ferrari to consider a familiar face if it has a vacancy to fill for 2018. Fernando Alonso’s manager Flavio Briatore has said this week that, although the Spaniard appeared to burn his Ferrari bridges, […]

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Honda to run new engine in Austria

Jun.27 (GMM) Honda will bring another engine upgrade to the next race in Austria. Although the Japanese manufacturer looks set to be dumped by its works partner McLaren, Honda took a minor upgrade to Azerbaijan last weekend. And now, Honda […]

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