New F1 engine to be ‘better’ – Carey

Aug.8 (GMM) New F1 CEO Chase Carey has revealed that a new engine, cost cuts, and fairer income distribution should lead to better racing in the future. Currently, the American says he is enjoying the Mercedes versus Ferrari battle at […]

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McLaren wants to keep Vandoorne, Alonso

Aug.8 (GMM) McLaren has confirmed claims it intends to line up with an unchanged driver lineup for 2018. After setting blistering times in the post-Hungary test, teenager Lando Norris denied he might be a contender to replace Stoffel Vandoorne next […]

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Porsche not denying future F1 foray

Aug.8 (GMM) Porsche is not denying that a “high efficiency engine” already under development could become the basis of a F1 project. The German sports car maker shocked the world of motor sport recently by announcing that it is leaving […]

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Carey wants title showdown in Abu Dhabi

Aug.7 (GMM) Chase Carey says he does not have a personal favourite for the 2017 title. While Lewis Hamilton is the superstar and Sebastian Vettel does not even have social media accounts, F1’s new CEO told Auto Bild he is […]

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McLaren wants same drivers in 2018 – Norris

Aug.7 (GMM) Lando Norris has calmed speculation he could be about to burst into formula one. The 17-year-old Briton, who is a McLaren junior driver, staked a claim on future F1 superstardom last week by beating Fernando Alonso’s qualifying time […]

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Ferrari form boosts Monza ticket sales

Aug.7 (GMM) Monza is enjoying boosted ticket sales as a direct result of Ferrari’s better performance in 2017. That is the claim of former F1 driver Ivan Capelli, who is now involved in organising the fabled Italian grand prix as […]

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Bottas has no ‘plan B’ for 2018

Aug.7 (GMM) Valtteri Bottas has admitted he does not have a ‘plan B’ in the event Mercedes does not re-sign him for 2018. While the Finn only has a single-year contract at present, it is expected that the German team […]

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Vettel wants one-year Ferrari extension

Aug.7 (GMM) Sebastian Vettel’s future might not be as clear as recent media reports suggest. Italian sources report that Ferrari is preparing to confirm Vettel alongside Kimi Raikkonen for 2018 at Monza next month, with president Sergio Marchionne admitting a […]

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Wehrlein not keen on Formula E move

Aug.4 (GMM) Pascal Wehrlein has played down claims he could keep his racing career alive in Formula E next year. This week, we reported that with Ferrari looking to make Sauber its junior team in 2018, the Mercedes-backed Wehrlein is […]

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Hulkenberg relaxed over Halo censorship

Aug.4 (GMM) Nico Hulkenberg says he is not bothered about being edited out of an official F1 video about the controversial ‘Halo’ concept. In Hungary last weekend, drivers including Hulkenberg commented during the official press conference about news the FIA […]

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FIA to ‘push limits’ of Halo design

Aug.3 (GMM) F1’s mandatory-for-2018 ‘Halo’ concept took a step forward in Hungary on Wednesday. Many in the paddock and beyond are railing against the dubious aesthetics and anti-F1 DNA of the cockpit protection system. “Of course you can’t reject the […]

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Marchionne not confirming Monza driver call

Aug.3 (GMM) Sergio Marchionne is not saying if Ferrari plans to announce its next driver lineup at Monza in one month. The fabled Italian team often targets its home race as the scene of key announcements, amid strong speculation Sebastian […]

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