Hamilton plays down F1 quit quote

Jun.23 (GMM) Lewis Hamilton has played down reports he might quit at the end of the season. Speaking to the latest edition of the in-house FIA magazine Auto, the triple world champion said: “I can decide to stop at the […]

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Renault has upgrade in Baku – Ricciardo

Jun.23 (GMM) Daniel Ricciardo has revealed that Renault has taken improvements for its 2017 power unit to Baku. The news comes despite Renault chief Cyril Abiteboul saying recently that there will in fact be no more major upgrades until 2018. […]

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Alonso wants ‘safe’ F1 team for 2018

Jun.23 (GMM) Fernando Alonso has given the clearest sign yet that he will leave McLaren-Honda at the end of the year. The Spaniard has struggled with the hapless Anglo-Japanese collaboration throughout his three-year contract, but said in Baku he wants […]

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Driver atmosphere ‘fine’ at Force India

Jun.23 (GMM) Force India’s drivers insist the atmosphere is “fine” following events in Montreal two weeks ago. In Canada, despite reportedly being asked to move over for his teammate Esteban Ocon, Sergio Perez did not comply. Perez denies a clear […]

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Kaltenborn exit ‘a shame’ – Wehrlein

Jun.23 (GMM) Pascal Wehrlein in Baku said it is “a shame” boss Monisha Kaltenborn was ousted from the Sauber team. Sauber’s new owner has rejected rumours F1’s first female team boss lost her job following a dispute over making Wehrlein’s […]

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Williams rules out Honda switch

Jun.23 (GMM) Williams has categorically rejected reports it might become the new works Honda team for 2018. It is believed McLaren will split with the struggling Japanese manufacturer after three hapless years, potentially leaving backmarker Sauber as the only Honda-powered […]

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Ricciardo denies latest Ferrari rumours

Jun.23 (GMM) Daniel Ricciardo has once again played down rumours connecting him with a move to Ferrari for 2018. Amid the persistent rumours, Red Bull chief Dr Helmut Marko has said repeatedly that both the Australian and Max Verstappen are […]

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Alonso unenthused over Honda upgrade

Jun.23 (GMM) Fernando Alonso does not sound enthused with the news Honda has brought an upgrade for its hapless power unit to Baku. Sources say the improvement is somewhere between 12 and 30 horse power, amid reports Honda’s deficit until […]

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No contract news in Baku – Vettel

Jun.23 (GMM) Sebastian Vettel has no news in Baku about his contractual situation with Ferrari. The championship leader is out of contract at the end of the season, and most tip him to stay with the Italian team. But Vettel […]

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Ferrari takes engine upgrade to Baku

Jun.22 (GMM) Ferrari is taking an engine upgrade to this weekend’s grand prix on the streets of Baku. After the Italian team dominated in Monaco, its title rival Mercedes hit back hard recently with a one-two in Canada. Now, for […]

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Bratches eyes pay-TV future for F1

Jun.22 (GMM) New F1 boss Sean Bratches says the sport will continue on the path of switching more coverage to pay TV platforms. In the German media, for instance, it is reported that fevered contract talks are currently taking place […]

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Colin Kolles to take over Sauber helm

Jun.22 (GMM) Former Force India boss Colin Kolles is tipped to succeed the ousted Monisha Kaltenborn at the top of the Swiss team Sauber. On Wednesday, amid reports of a dispute about Sauber’s current drivers, it emerged that F1’s first […]

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