Ecclestone unsure Finland GP ‘realistic’

Oct.26 (GMM) Bernie Ecclestone has admitted the idea of a Finnish grand prix might not be “realistic”. In August, Ilta Sanomat newspaper reported that the F1 supremo had talks with potential race promoters over the weekend of the Hungarian grand […]

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Rosberg angry as Hamilton wins third title

Oct.26 (GMM) Lewis Hamilton’s celebratory moments as he became a triple world champion on Sunday had a bitter tinge. As he equalled his boyhood hero Ayrton Senna’s title tally at the end of a dreary weekend in Austin, Briton Hamilton […]

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Mercedes denies reneging on Red Bull deal

Oct.26 (GMM) Mercedes has denied agreeing but then reneging on a handshake deal to supply Red Bull in 2016. Many believe the energy drink owned outfit only has itself to blame for terminating its fractured relationship with Renault before finalising […]

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Ecclestone confirms plan for new F1 engine

Oct.25 (GMM) As Hurricane Patricia brought a different kind of whirlwind to the Austin paddock, Bernie Ecclestone on Saturday confirmed his plans to introduce a second tier of engine regulations in formula one for 2017. “If we don’t do it, […]

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FIA allays F1 driver safety fears

Oct.25 (GMM) Pastor Maldonado says he is happy with the safety levels in formula one. With the death of Jules Bianchi still on minds in the paddock, the sport was further shaken at Sochi two weeks ago when Carlos Sainz […]

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Haas to confirm Gutierrez on Friday

Oct.25 (GMM) The long wait for Haas to complete its first F1 driver lineup looks set to end next week. It is now an open secret that the new American outfit, headed by Californian machine tool magnate and Nascar team […]

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Haas books chassis crash tests for January

Oct.24 (GMM) Haas’ preparations for its 2016 formula one debut are speeding up. Gunther Steiner, the new American team’s boss, is on site in Austin this weekend, and on Friday was spotted chatting with Esteban Gutierrez in the Ferrari hospitality. […]

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Kaltenborn hits back after Lauda attack

Oct.24 (GMM) Monisha Kaltenborn has hit back in the wake of an equally venomous attack by the F1 legend Niki Lauda. Lauda, the Mercedes team chairman, recently lashed out at Sauber for joining Force India in the complaint about F1’s […]

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Horner not denying Red Bull-Honda reports

Oct.24 (GMM) Suddenly, almost everything is back on the table as the crisis-struck Red Bull plots a course to stay in formula one. Mercedes power, however, is one possible exception, as Toto Wolff has repeatedly and consistently ruled out supplying […]

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Hulkenberg reveals he lost weight in 2015

Oct.24 (GMM) Nico Hulkenberg has admitted he has slimmed down during the course of the 2015 season. Although highly rated and the reigning Le Mans champion, German Hulkenberg has struggled at times at Force India this year, where his teammate […]

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