Carey expects ‘turbulent’ F1 talks

May 19 (GMM) Chase Carey is expecting “turbulent” times ahead as negotiations with teams look set to kick off. As Liberty Media takes over and the Bernie Ecclestone era is put in the past, attention is already turning to the […]

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Pirelli axes hard tyres for Silverstone

May 19 (GMM) Pirelli has agreed to axe its selection of hard tyres for a forthcoming grand prix. In Barcelona recently, drivers openly complained about the F1 supplier’s selection of compounds. “In the drivers’ briefing we brought up the tyres […]

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Wolff denies 5kg weight advantage rumours

May 18 (GMM) Toto Wolff has denied that Mercedes slashed 5 kilos of weight from its 2017 car ahead of the recent Spanish grand prix. Before Barcelona, team figures including Niki Lauda admitted that excessive car weight was one of […]

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Room for more ‘quality’ races – Brawn

May 17 (GMM) Ross Brawn thinks there is space on the F1 calendar for “one or two more” races. There has been speculation the sport’s new owner Liberty Media intends to expand the current 20-race schedule, adding races in ‘destination […]

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Raikkonen’s daughter born

May 17 (GMM) Kimi Raikkonen has become a father for the second time — and Nico Rosberg appears to be hot on his heels. MTV, the Finnish broadcaster, said Ferrari driver Raikkonen’s partner Minttu has given birth to their first […]

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Red Bull ‘in control’ of Sainz – Wolff

May 17 (GMM) Red Bull has “control” of Carlos Sainz’s F1 future, according to rival Mercedes’ chief Toto Wolff. When Mercedes was on the market to replace Nico Rosberg, rumours emerged that Wolff looked into Toro Rosso driver Sainz’s contract […]

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Hamilton denies training less than rivals

May 16 (GMM) Lewis Hamilton says he trains “just as much” as his F1 rivals. The triple world champion’s comments come after Barcelona, where although Hamilton won he was also heard on the radio apparently struggling physically with the demands […]

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Button not ruling out F1 return

May 16 (GMM) Jenson Button is not ruling out a full-time return to formula one. Last year, despite the F1 veteran inking a new two-year contract with McLaren, the Briton said the 2016 Abu Dhabi race would be his last […]

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