Sainz says Red Bull to decide future

Aug.31 (GMM) Carlos Sainz says his future in F1 remains in the hands of his Red Bull bosses. As the sport moves onto Monza this weekend, rumours are swirling yet again that the energy drink team could agree to release […]

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David Schumacher eyes F1 future

Aug.31 (GMM) Ralf Schumacher’s son has admitted he is targeting a future in formula one. While it is his cousin Mick who is grabbing the most headlines, David Schumacher is set to move from karting into German Formula 4 next […]

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Hulkenberg not afraid of Alonso rumours

Aug.31 (GMM) Nico Hulkenberg says he would not mind being teamed up with Fernando Alonso at Renault next year. In the past days, Renault boss Cyril Abiteboul has played down claims the French team will sign Alonso for 2018, as […]

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Spa bad news for Bottas title – Salo

Aug.31 (GMM) Valtteri Bottas may be shunted out of contention for the 2017 world championship. That is the view of Mika Salo, who thinks his Finnish countryman’s strong opening campaign at Mercedes hit a major hurdle at Spa last weekend. […]

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Williams denies 2018 Alonso talks

Aug.31 (GMM) Williams has played down reports it is close to signing up Fernando Alonso for 2018. Reports have suggested Alonso, the frustrated McLaren-Honda driver, could announce imminently that he is moving to the customer Mercedes-powered team next year. But […]

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Brawn happy with Vettel-Hamilton battle

Aug.31 (GMM) Ross Brawn says formula one is delighted with an epic battle for the 2017 world championship. Long before he became the new F1 sporting boss, Brawn was the technical chief at Ferrari for Michael Schumacher’s legendary title battles […]

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Lauda hints Mercedes to keep Hamilton

Aug.31 (GMM) Niki Lauda has suggested Mercedes will keep Lewis Hamilton beyond 2018. In the past days, as Ferrari announced it is keeping Sebastian Vettel, there have been rumblings Hamilton now wants a new three-year deal at Mercedes. “Ferrari is […]

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Verstappen tells Renault to tweak setting

Aug.31 (GMM) Max Verstappen has urged Renault to remove a ‘safety’ setting on its F1 engines. The frustrated Dutchman said it was a security setting in his engine that caused his failure at Spa on Sunday. “They knew that this […]

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Prost confirms apology to Verstappen

Aug.31 (GMM) F1 legend Alain Prost has revealed he apologised to Max Verstappen. The apology followed the latest Renault engine problem for Red Bull’s incredibly frustrated young Dutch driver. “I personally apologised to Max,” said quadruple world champion Prost, who […]

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Force India not ruling out driver change

Aug.29 (GMM) Force India is not ruling out making a change to its driver lineup for 2018. Earlier, although Sergio Perez is yet to commit to the Silverstone based team beyond this year, Force India bosses seemed more than happy […]

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Wolff plays down Ferrari engine argument

Aug.28 (GMM) Toto Wolff has vowed to keep “behind closed doors” any spat with Ferrari over engine rules. We reported at the weekend that Ferrari is angry after Mercedes broke a ‘gentleman’s agreement’. The saga surrounds the ‘oil in fuel’ […]

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Wolff plays down safety car conspiracy

Aug.28 (GMM) Toto Wolff has played down a conspiracy theory triggered by comments made by Lewis Hamilton after the Belgian grand prix. The Mercedes driver won at Spa, but only after a race characterised by intense pressure from Ferrari’s Sebastian […]

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Pirelli insists 2017 tyres ‘safe’

Aug.28 (GMM) Pirelli left the Belgian grand prix insisting its 2017 tyres are safe. During the Spa weekend, alarming slow-motion footage showed the rear tyres of some cars vibrating so severely under acceleration that parts of the cars broke off. […]

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