Carey in Barcelona for Spanish GP contract talks

Mar.22 (GMM) Negotiations to extend Barcelona’s contract to host the Spanish grand prix have begun. Spanish media, including EFE news agency, say F1 chief executive Chase Carey met with circuit officials at the Catalonia parliament on Thursday. In a statement, […]

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Briatore doubts Ferrari can win 2019 title

Mar.22 (GMM) Flavio Briatore thinks Ferrari will be unable to win the world championship in 2019. Some are tipping the Italian team to bounce back in Bahrain, believing that after dominating winter testing, Ferrari still have a car capable of […]

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Hamilton says he will test MotoGP bike

Mar.21 (GMM) Team boss Toto Wolff has admitted Lewis Hamilton and his Mercedes engineers did not tell him about a secret superbike test at Jerez last December. The five time world champion even crashed as he tested the plain black […]

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Ferrari may charge for fastest lap in future

Mar.21 (GMM) Ferrari may chase the bonus ‘point for fastest lap’ in Bahrain and beyond. In Melbourne, surprised and disappointed to be off Mercedes and Red Bull-Honda’s pace, team boss Mattia Binotto decided that Charles Leclerc would not be given […]

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Work begins on Vietnam F1 track

Mar.21 (GMM) Work on Vietnam’s new F1 circuit for 2020 began this week. DPA news agency says FIA president Jean Todt was on hand for the ground breaking ceremony in Hanoi. He admitted he was surprised when he learned that […]

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Melbourne to proceed with full resurfacing

Mar.21 (GMM) Organisers of the Australian grand prix look set to proceed with a full resurfacing of the Albert Park track in Melbourne. Last weekend for the 2019 season opener, Lewis Hamilton and Sebastian Vettel urged against the resurfacing, saying […]

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Wolff rubbishes breakaway series rumours

Mar.21 (GMM) Toto Wolff has rubbished rumours he might be part of a movement to set up a rival world championship. Auto Motor und Sport reveals that, last month, the Mercedes boss met with former F1 supremo Bernie Ecclestone, former […]

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