Melbourne open to tweaking F1 circuit

Mar.28 (GMM) Australian grand prix organisers say they are open to tweaking the layout of the Melbourne circuit. Australian Grand Prix Corporation chief Andrew Westacott’s comments come after teams, drivers and fans complained about the lack of overtaking last weekend […]

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Toro Rosso-Honda can improve – Gasly

Mar.28 (GMM) Toro Rosso-Honda has the “potential” to improve in 2018. That is the view of the team’s rookie driver Pierre Gasly, after a disappointing first outing for the newly Honda-powered team this season. “We’re fighting with Williams and Force […]

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Liberty to present 2021 plans in Bahrain

Mar.28 (GMM) Bahrain will set the scene for the next round of tensions between F1 owner Liberty Media and angry top teams Ferrari and Mercedes. The top teams are already threatening to quit formula one after 2020, if Liberty presses […]

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Force India admits race for F1 survival

Mar.28 (GMM) Force India is in a race for mere survival, its deputy boss Bob Fernley has admitted. Amid owner and boss Vijay Mallya’s ever deepening legal troubles, his deputy Fernley has revealed he is scrambling to put together the […]

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Haas will not fire mechanics after blunders

Mar.27 (GMM) Gunther Steiner says Haas will line up with the same set of mechanics next weekend in Bahrain. Although it looked like technical glitches, the American team’s boss confirmed that it was simple finger trouble that meant Kevin Magnussen […]

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Ferrari win ‘good for F1’ – Zetsche

Mar.27 (GMM) Dieter Zetsche says Ferrari’s win at the 2018 season opener is “good for the championship”. He is chairman of Daimler, the parent of Mercedes who have won the past four world championships and are once again favourites in […]

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Mercedes rivals have no ‘party mode’ – Wurz

Mar.27 (GMM) Alex Wurz has weighed into the debate about Mercedes’ supposed engine “party mode”. After Lewis Hamilton dominated qualifying in Melbourne, some said it was because his car features a “party mode” button that Mercedes’ F1 customers and rivals […]

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Ecclestone to be back in court in 2019

Mar.27 (GMM) Bernie Ecclestone will be back in court next year as the bribery scandal returns. In 2014, the now former F1 supremo escaped jail over corruption charges after paying $100 million to the Munich court. Ecclestone, now 87, had […]

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Questions remain as F1 looks ahead to Bahrain

Mar.26 (GMM) Questions remain unanswered after Sunday’s 2018 season opener in Melbourne. Max Verstappen, for instance, wonders if viewers might be in for a particularly painful season, given how hard it was to overtake. “It was like Monaco,” the Red […]

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Mercedes plays down Haas conspiracy theory

Mar.26 (GMM) Mercedes has played down a conspiracy theory relating to Sebastian Vettel’s surprise win in Melbourne. The reigning champions are investigating how the virtual safety car period cost Lewis Hamilton the race victory. One conspiracy theory is that it […]

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