Vettel defends Ferrari boss Binotto

Aug.14 (GMM) Sebastian Vettel has defended his Ferrari team boss. At the end of last year, presumably because of another failed world championship bid, former Ferrari chief Maurizio Arrivabene was ousted. He was replaced by then technical boss Mattia Binotto, […]

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Villeneuve tells Mercedes to keep Bottas

Aug.14 (GMM) Jacques Villeneuve does not think Mercedes should drop Valtteri Bottas. Many pundits believe it is likely that team boss Toto Wolff will replace the Finn for 2020 with Mercedes reserve driver Esteban Ocon. Bottas, 29, is currently testing […]

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Briatore starts political movement

Aug.14 (GMM) Flavio Briatore is entering politics. The former world championship-winning F1 team boss has announced the formation of an Italian political movement he calls Il Movimento del Fare. The 69-year-old said he was motivated amid a “critical moment for […]

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Sponsor, Williams, still supporting Kubica

Aug.14 (GMM) Robert Kubica’s major sponsor is continuing to support the Pole. On his high-profile return to Formula 1, the 34-year-old has been consistently outperformed by his rookie teammate George Russell. But team boss Claire Williams says she is happy […]

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Verstappen supports Red Bull’s driver decision

Aug.14 (GMM) Max Verstappen has backed Red Bull’s decision to axe Pierre Gasly. “Of course it’s a pity for Pierre,” the Dutchman told De Telegraaf newspaper. “But personally I don’t care who my teammate is.” Verstappen’s new teammate is Alex […]

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Journalists predict F1 exit for Kubica

Aug.12 (GMM) Two well known F1 journalists think Robert Kubica is likely to lose his place on the grid. After an eight year break with his permanent arm injuries, the 34-year-old Pole returned to Formula 1 this year with Williams […]

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Drivers ‘interested’ in Haas – Steiner

Aug.12 (GMM) Gunther Steiner insists top drivers are “still interested” in driving for the small American team Haas. It has been a particularly difficult fourth season for the team, due to problems with the 2019 Pirelli tyres, Haas’ controversial title […]

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Magnussen gets married in F1 break

Aug.12 (GMM) Kevin Magnussen has used F1’s August break to get married. Danish media report that the Haas driver married Louise Gjorup in Nyborg, Denmark. The news broke after their friends posted photos of the low-profile event on social media. […]

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F1 break ‘nice’ for struggling Renault

Aug.12 (GMM) Renault’s race drivers are not disappointed to be heading into F1’s August break. Having set the goal of closing the gap to the sport’s big three teams, Renault is actually behind Toro Rosso in sixth place. Daniel Ricciardo, […]

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Alonso denies not liking Vettel

Aug.9 (GMM) Fernando Alonso says it is not true that he doesn’t like Sebastian Vettel. In Hungary, amid rumours the retired double world champion might return to Formula 1, Ferrari’s Vettel said of Alonso: “I don’t think he ever really […]

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