Berger backs Ferrari’s ‘alpha driver’ lineup

Dec.9 (GMM) Gerhard Berger has backed Ferrari’s controversial driver lineup. Some believe Charles Leclerc has thrown quadruple world champion Sebastian Vettel’s entire F1 career into doubt with his performance and attitude in 2019. The pair also clashed in Brazil, and […]

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Verstappen admits 2021 ‘opportunities’

Dec.9 (GMM) Max Verstappen has admitted there may be “opportunities” for a move to another team for 2021. At the FIA prize-giving gala, the futures of the Dutch driver as well as Lewis Hamilton and Mercedes boss Toto Wolff continued […]

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Vegan Hamilton admits 5kg weight gain

Dec.9 (GMM) New six-time world champion Lewis Hamilton has admitted he put on 5 kilograms this year. The Mercedes driver is an ardent supporter of veganism, telling the Malaysian magazine The Edge that it helps him to be a better […]

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Webber questions Bottas ‘hunger’

Dec.9 (GMM) Valtteri Bottas may be lacking the “hunger” to beat Lewis Hamilton at Mercedes. That is the view of Mark Webber, who told Britain’s Channel 4 that 2019 was “a tough season” for the Finn. Bottas has kicked off […]

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Hanoi circuit ’80pc ready’ for F1 debut

Dec.9 (GMM) Vietnam GP organisers say they will be ready for the inaugural F1 race in Hanoi. Although Hermann Tilke’s organisation is currently still working on the circuit, Vietnam GP CEO Le Ngoc Chi tells France’s Auto Hebdo: “We are […]

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Racing Point admits interest in Kubica

Dec.9 (GMM) Racing Point has admitted its interest in signing Robert Kubica for 2020. Earlier, it was thought the former Williams driver looked likely to take his sponsor PKN Orlen to a development and reserve role at Haas. But now […]

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Kubica admits wanting 2020 DTM seat

Dec.6 (GMM) Robert Kubica has admitted he wants to race in the German touring car series DTM next year. BMW has announced that the newly-departed Williams driver will test the car at the young driver test at Jerez next week. […]

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Gazprom denies plans to become F1 sponsor

Dec.6 (GMM) Russian natural gas giant Gazprom has denied reports that it is poised to re-enter Formula 1 as a sponsor. It was reported this week that Gazprom, a former Minardi sponsor last decade, was poised to back either Renault […]

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Schumacher targets F2 title, F1 debut in 2021

Dec.6 (GMM) Mick Schumacher says he understands that Formula 1 will be the toughest assignment of his career. Former driver and now F1 commentator Christian Danner said this week that while the 20-year-old son of legend Michael Schumacher wanted to […]

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