Red Bull Technology to help Honda – Marko

Nov.30 (GMM) Red Bull is already working with Honda, amid rumours they will go racing together in 2019. Already next year, given the Japanese marque’s breakup with McLaren, Honda will supply engines exclusively to the Red Bull junior team Toro […]

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Williams not discussing Kubica’s pace

Nov.30 (GMM) Williams is keeping the F1 world in suspense over whether Robert Kubica will return to the grid next year. With minor car modifications to accommodate his permanently injured right arm, the Pole on Wednesday beat the times set […]

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Todt to stay as FIA president until 2021

Nov.30 (GMM) Jean Todt will not face a rival as he secures his third and final four-year tenure as FIA president. F1’s governing body is on December 8 expected to ratify the 71-year-old Frenchman’s place at the top of the […]

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Santander to leave Ferrari and F1

Nov.30 (GMM) Santander has announced it is quitting not only Ferrari, but F1 altogether. It was rumoured that while the Spanish bank might withdraw its $40 million per year sponsorship deal with Ferrari, it could then switch to McLaren. But […]

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Ferrari not ready for Formula E – Agag

Nov.30 (GMM) Formula E boss Alejandro Agag does not think Ferrari is serious about launching a foray any time soon. Annoyed about the direction of F1 under Liberty Media, Ferrari president Sergio Marchionne has warned that the famous marque could […]

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Brawn wants three more carmakers in F1

Nov.30 (GMM) Ross Brawn says he wants more car manufacturers to enter formula one. This week, it was finally confirmed that the Ferrari-linked Fiat brand Alfa Romeo is entering the sport in 2018 as Sauber’s title sponsor. But F1 sporting […]

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Red Bull’s Horner supports Liberty

Nov.30 (GMM) Christian Horner says he supports F1’s new owners Liberty Media. Top teams Ferrari and Mercedes are publicly unhappy with the new era, decrying a drop in revenue and threatening to quit over planned rule changes for 2021. But […]

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Sauber to make announcements on Wednesday

Nov.29 (GMM) Sauber is preparing to make some key announcements on Wednesday. Blick newspaper reports that the Swiss team will confirm that its Ferrari engines will be rebranded as Alfa Romeo, while Charles Leclerc will join the team as driver. […]

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Rosberg not ruling out full-time TV role

Nov.29 (GMM) Nico Rosberg is not ruling out replacing F1 legend Niki Lauda as a full-time television pundit on German television. During the broadcast of the 2017 finale in Abu Dhabi last Sunday, Mercedes team chairman Lauda shocked viewers by […]

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Mercedes joins Ferrari in F1 quit threat

Nov.29 (GMM) Mercedes is now joining Ferrari in threatening to quit formula one after 2020. Earlier, Ferrari president Sergio Marchionne said that if Liberty Media proceeds with its plans for the 2021 engine rules and budget cap, the Italian team […]

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Zetsche happy with Bottas at Mercedes

Nov.28 (GMM) Daimler chief Dieter Zetsche says Mercedes is happy with its F1 driver pairing. Earlier in 2017, the German marque may have been in talks about snapping up Max Verstappen or Sebastian Vettel. However, Valtteri Bottas was re-signed for […]

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Rosberg thinks Hamilton could quit F1

Nov.28 (GMM) Nico Rosberg says there are signs his former Mercedes teammate Lewis Hamilton will soon retire from formula one. At the end of last year, German Rosberg retired within days of beating Hamilton to the 2016 title. And now […]

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Hamilton under pressure to use number 1

Nov.28 (GMM) Lewis Hamilton says he still does not want to wear the number 1 in 2018. Traditionally in F1, the world champion wears the number 1 the following year. But since drivers have been allowed to personalise their permanent […]

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German broadcaster in talks with F1

Nov.28 (GMM) Talks are ongoing between Liberty Media and the broadcaster RTL about extending the free-to-air television deal for Germany. Long-time RTL pundit Niki Lauda stunned German viewers of Sunday’s 2017 finale in Abu Dhabi by announcing his decision to […]

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Chase Carey wants Ferrari to stay in F1

Nov.28 (GMM) Chase Carey and Jean Todt, arguably the most powerful men in formula one, have played down Ferrari’s quit threat. Amid Liberty Media’s plans for new engine and budget cap rules, Ferrari president Sergio Marchionne said the famous marque […]

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