Mercedes worried about bad race starts

Jul.28 (GMM) Mercedes is worried a developing problem with its race starts could begin to dent the team’s cruise to the 2015 world championships. At Silverstone, a poor getaway for the German team allowed Williams to fight for victory, and […]

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Russia GP promoter buoyed by Kvyat podium

Jul.28 (GMM) The promoter of the Russian grand prix is hoping Daniil Kvyat can challenge for victory at Sochi later this year. Earlier in July, reports circulated that the Sochi race this year could collapse as organisers hold out for […]

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Force India denies trading safety for speed

Jul.28 (GMM) Force India has denied compromising safety in the close fight for fifth in this year’s constructors’ world championship. At present, the Silverstone team holds the coveted fifth place, but only by mere points ahead of Lotus and Toro […]

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Italian PM invited to fight for Monza

Jul.28 (GMM) The Italian prime minister could add more muscle to Monza’s fight to retain its historic formula one race. With Bernie Ecclestone and race organisers at a stalemate in their negotiations for a new contract, it has emerged that […]

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Sainz admits anger with Toro Rosso

Jul.27 (GMM) Carlos Sainz admitted he was angry with his team after Sunday’s Hungarian grand prix. Spanish media reports say the 20-year-old was running ahead of his high-profile teammate Max Verstappen when the Dutchman was given the preferential pitstop strategy. […]

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‘Angry’ Arrivabene ducks Kimi questions again

Jul.27 (GMM) Maurizio Arrivabene has denied he will now spend the summer break thinking about Kimi Raikkonen’s future. “It’s called the summer break because it’s a break,” the Italian declared, after another race weekend full of speculation about Ferrari’s 2016 […]

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Ecclestone denies Ferrari in TV ‘boycott’

Jul.27 (GMM) Bernie Ecclestone and Ferrari have denied wild claims the television broadcast of Sunday’s Hungarian grand prix amounted to a ‘boycott’ of the fabled Italian team. The accusation was made by Gianfranco Mazzoni, a commentator for Italian television Rai, […]

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Lauda tips McLaren-Honda to succeed

Jul.26 (GMM) Niki Lauda has tipped Fernando Alonso and McLaren-Honda to bounce back from their current trough. The once-great team’s abysmal 2015 was summed up in Hungarian qualifying, when Spaniard Alonso broke down and pushed his hopeless MP4-30 back to […]

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