Force India racing ban over now

Feb.28 (GMM) Tensions have thawed in the Force India garage. Last year, the thorny relationship between Sergio Perez and Esteban Ocon spilled over following some clashes, and the team banned wheel-to-wheel racing between the pair. But sporting boss Otmar Szafnauer […]

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No extra test day in freezing Barcelona

Feb.28 (GMM) F1’s first winter test in freezing conditions is going ahead as originally planned. On Monday, teams began to discuss whether Wednesday’s running in forecast snow should be cancelled, with the test extended into Friday instead. The talks came […]

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F1 to simplify aero rules for 2019

Feb.28 (GMM) F1 is looking to simplify the aerodynamic profile of the cars for 2019. Auto Motor und Sport reports that increasing complexity in the detail around the sidepods and rear wing endplates in particular is making it hard for […]

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Teams propose to extend first winter test

Feb.27 (GMM) F1 teams are proposing to extend this week’s Barcelona test. The first winter test was scheduled to take place between Monday and Thursday, but snow is forecast in Barcelona on Wednesday. Not just that, low temperatures are already […]

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No Super Formula campaign for Wehrlein

Feb.26 (GMM) Pascal Wehrlein will not contest the top Japanese open wheeler series Super Formula in 2018. Earlier, when it was announced that the ousted Sauber driver would be returning to DTM with Mercedes, he left the door open to […]

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Bad weather could affect F1 testing

Feb.26 (GMM) Bad weather could affect the start of winter testing in Barcelona this week. The action kicks off on Monday, and the forecast for the next few days around the Spanish city is for cold conditions, some rain — […]

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Vettel ‘not worried’ after seeing rival cars

Feb.23 (GMM) Ferrari this week joined arch-rival Mercedes in revealing its 2018 car. Like Mercedes’ offering, the new and even redder single seater is clearly an evolution of the 2017 car. Ferrari’s Sebastian Vettel said: “Mercedes remains the reference, but […]

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Wolff worried about Liberty Media changes

Feb.23 (GMM) Toto Wolff has admitted he is worried about some of the most recent changes in formula one. Recently, Mercedes and Ferrari have clashed with Liberty Media over reported plans for a budget cap and future engine rule changes. […]

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Renault wants to halve gap to top teams

Feb.22 (GMM) Renault has confirmed reports it has made progress with its F1 engine ahead of the 2018 season. Late last year, the French marque encountered reliability problems and a shortage of parts. But customers Red Bull and McLaren have […]

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Energy drink eyes Force India takeover

Feb.22 (GMM) Force India is in talks to be taken over. British newspapers The Sun and the Daily Mail report that talks are taking place with a consortium led by British energy drink company Rich Energy. The news comes as […]

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