Leclerc targets two race wins for 2019

Dec.17 (GMM) Charles Leclerc is targeting two grand prix wins for his first year with Ferrari. A few days ago, team boss Maurizio Arrivabene said he will work to “protect” the young Monaco-born driver from “the possibility of being burned” […]

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Berger tips Mick Schumacher for Ferrari seat

Dec.17 (GMM) F1 legend Gerhard Berger thinks Michael Schumacher’s son is on the road to a career at Ferrari. Currently, rumours are strengthening that Mercedes and Ferrari are tussling to secure 19-year-old Schumacher for their respective driver development programmes. “Mick […]

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Vettel no fan of electric cars

Dec.17 (GMM) Sebastian Vettel says he is no fan of the trend towards electrically powered cars. The new Formula E season has just kicked off, with big manufacturers including Mercedes, Porsche, Audi, BMW, Nissan and Jaguar involved, and former F1 […]

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Canada GP not in danger – promoter

Dec.17 (GMM) The future of the Canadian grand prix is not in danger. That is the view of Montreal race promoter Francois Dumontier, even though F1 chief executive Chase Carey has warned that even some traditional races may need to […]

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Team incidents hurt Ferrari in 2018 – boss

Dec.17 (GMM) Maurizio Arrivabene thinks a series of incidents hurt Ferrari’s charge for the 2018 title. Some think the biggest problem with this year’s failed challenge was driver mistakes made by Sebastian Vettel. Team boss Arrivabene agrees that “driver mistakes” […]

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Ferrari to reveal 2019 car on February 15

Dec.14 (GMM) Ferrari will reveal its 2019 challenger on February 15, team boss Maurizio Arrivabene said on Thursday. The Italian attended an awards night presented by the Italian magazine Autosprint amid rumours of a rift between Arrivabene and his technical […]

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F1 teams worried about Brexit crisis

Dec.13 (GMM) F1 teams admit they are worried about the Brexit crisis that is occurring in Britain. After British people voted in 2016 to leave the European Union, the situation is now in crisis with prime minister Theresa May’s exit […]

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Monza seeking EUR 100m for upgrade

Dec.13 (GMM) Monza is looking for EUR 100 million to upgrade the Italian grand prix venue and secure a new grand prix deal with Liberty Media. La Gazzetta dello Sport said the 100m plan involves changes to a chicane, the […]

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Sirotkin to test DTM, Hartley to Porsche

Dec.12 (GMM) Sergey Sirotkin could keep his motor racing career alive in the German touring car series DTM. SMP Racing, his Russian sponsor, said the Williams refugee has been invited by Audi to test at the Jerez circuit on Wednesday. […]

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Barcelona hopes for new F1 contract

Dec.12 (GMM) Organisers of the Spanish grand prix are still not sure they will reach a new agreement with Liberty Media. Vicenc Aguilera, the Circuit de Catalunya boss, told Spanish reporters he hopes to sit down with the F1 owner […]

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Mexico GP future in doubt

Dec.11 (GMM) A cloud has moved above the future of the highly popular Mexican grand prix. The rejuvenated race at the iconic circuit in Mexico City was once again awarded the FIA prize for the best grand prix this year. […]

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Sainz to ‘lead’ McLaren in 2019

Dec.11 (GMM) Carlos Sainz says he will do his best to “lead” McLaren from the cockpit in 2019. The Spaniard is moving to the struggling British team from Renault. “I’m leaving very good friends,” Sainz said. “I feel that it […]

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Sirotkin, Wehrlein eye Ferrari role for 2019

Dec.10 (GMM) Two drivers may be eyeing Daniil Kvyat’s job at Ferrari for 2019. This year, Russian Kvyat was a Ferrari development driver, specifically heading the Italian team’s efforts in the simulator. Williams refugee Sergey Sirotkin admitted to Russia’s Championat […]

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