Honda quiet about Red Bull negotiations

Apr.20 (GMM) Honda is giving nothing away about the possibility of teaming up with Red Bull in 2019. Red Bull is openly flirting with leaving the Renault camp after this year, and buoyed by the promising early progress of the […]

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Budget cap good for F1 – Grosjean

Apr.20 (GMM) Romain Grosjean thinks the proposed budget cap will be good for formula one. The Haas driver thinks that if the massive spending of the top teams is curbed, the entire grid will close up. “I love the idea […]

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Rosberg tips Hamilton to end 2018 slump

Apr.20 (GMM) Nico Rosberg thinks his former Mercedes teammate Lewis Hamilton will bounce back from his current performance slump. Although the reigning world champion, Hamilton looked out of form all weekend in China. “It’s a typical Lewis phase,” said Rosberg, […]

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Ferrari will fix smoking engine – Whiting

Apr.20 (GMM) Charlie Whiting says the FIA will not intervene over the issue of Ferrari’s smoking engines. While arguably now with the most powerful engine in F1, Ferrari’s 2018 power unit smokes excessively when it is fired up. “We suffocate […]

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Barrichello blocked from seeing Schumacher

Apr.20 (GMM) Rubens Barrichello says he was blocked from trying to see his old teammate Michael Schumacher. The pair were at Ferrari between 2000 and 2005, but in late 2013 Schumacher injured his brain in a skiing accident. “I tried […]

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Verstappen says he does not need psychologist

Apr.19 (GMM) Max Verstappen says he is putting the Chinese grand prix firmly in the past. The Dutchman has been slammed in the media ever since running into championship leader Sebastian Vettel’s Ferrari in Shanghai last weekend. “It was not […]

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McLaren preparing ‘B’ car for Spain

Apr.18 (GMM) McLaren has confirmed that it will have a substantially different car in Spain. After a tough start to the 2018 season despite the Honda era having ended, Spain’s Marca newspaper said the team may be preparing a ‘new […]

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Barrichello reveals brush with death

Apr.18 (GMM) Former Ferrari driver Rubens Barrichello has revealed a scary brush with illness. In February, the 45-year-old was admitted to hospital after suffering from a severe headache. He has now appeared on Globo’s Conversa com Bial programme, where he […]

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Red Bull expects engine penalties in 2018

Apr.18 (GMM) Red Bull expects to take engine penalties later in 2018. Although winning in China, Daniel Ricciardo has also suffered reliability trouble so far this year and is already onto his second out of three ‘power units’. “We are […]

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Whiting rejects safety car controversy

Apr.17 (GMM) Charlie Whiting has denied the FIA has time to consider whether safety car deployments favour certain competitors over others. Comments made after China, in particular by Ferrari’s Sebastian Vettel, cast doubt on the decision to deploy the safety […]

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Verstappen says China was ‘life lesson’

Apr.17 (GMM) Max Verstappen has committed to taking a step back amid a firestorm of criticism. F1 legend Niki Lauda questioned his “intelligence”, and even Verstappen’s father and mentor Jos said the ill-fated move on Sebastian Vettel in China was […]

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Alonso ‘sad’ about McLaren situation

Apr.17 (GMM) Fernando Alonso has admitted that McLaren’s lack of performance in 2018 makes him “sad”. The Spaniard has been upbeat about the British team’s chances in the wake of the Honda split, but although improved, McLaren is still struggling […]

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