Gasly hopes Honda good enough for points

Dec.12 (GMM) Pierre Gasly says he is hoping Honda’s 2018 engine is good enough for Toro Rosso to score regular points. The Japanese manufacturer struggled so much since returning to F1 in 2015 that McLaren has scrapped the works collaboration […]

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Hulkenberg welcomes Sainz challenge

Dec.11 (GMM) Nico Hulkenberg says he is happy rather than worried now that Carlos Sainz is his teammate at Renault. This year, German Hulkenberg was teamed up at the French team with Jolyon Palmer, until the Briton was ousted and […]

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New deal close for German F1 broadcaster

Dec.11 (GMM) F1 looks set to remain on free-to-air television in Germany. As the 2017 season ended and Niki Lauda retired as a television pundit, a dark cloud hung over the future of German broadcaster RTL’s F1 deal. But Bild […]

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Raikkonen not judging Liberty Media yet

Dec.11 (GMM) Kimi Raikkonen says he will not judge Liberty Media until the next generation of F1 cars emerges in a few years’ time. Already, top teams are threatening to quit the sport and complaining about declining revenue, even though […]

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F1 makes plans for Las Vegas race

Dec.11 (GMM) An official has denied that planning for a F1 race in Las Vegas is obviously racing ahead. With Liberty Media often mentioning the desire for a second annual grand prix in the US, the local Las Vegas Review […]

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Haas could agree Maserati deal for 2018

Dec.8 (GMM) Haas could link up with the Italian carmaker Maserati for 2018. Days ago, it became official that Ferrari-powered Sauber’s new title sponsor would be Alfa Romeo, a Fiat owned luxury car manufacturer. And now, Italian newspapers including Corriere […]

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Kaltenborn questions decision to oust Wehrlein

Dec.8 (GMM) Monisha Kaltenborn has questioned Sauber’s decision to oust Pascal Wehrlein. Earlier this year, the Swiss team parted with Kaltenborn and appointed Frederic Vasseur as its new boss. Vasseur has since scrapped Kaltenborn’s decision to switch to Honda power, […]

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Gasly recalls near-fatal 2016 crash

Dec.8 (GMM) Pierre Gasly made his F1 debut this year, but he says an event of 2016 was more emotional. He was travelling to Silverstone for the GP2 race with his parents, when the car crashed and rolled. “I was […]

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Son of Honda founder sympathises with Alonso

Dec.8 (GMM) Hirotoshi Honda says he can understand Fernando Alonso’s disappointment with the failed three-year works McLaren-Honda project. It is believed Alonso pushed for McLaren to split with the Japanese brand and switch for 2018 to customer Renault power. “Alonso […]

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Vettel says Formula E ‘not the future’

Dec.8 (GMM) Sebastian Vettel says he has no interest in Formula E. The all-electric series has been increasing in popularity, and now has many car manufacturers, top sponsors and ex-F1 drivers on the grid. But quadruple world champion Vettel insisted: […]

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Aldo Costa does not seek Ferrari return

Dec.8 (GMM) Aldo Costa says he has no desire to return to Ferrari. The Italian joined Ferrari in 1995, rising through the design ranks until he was ousted in 2011. Costa, 56, is now a key designer at title-winning Mercedes. […]

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