Kubica eyes Le Mans

Sep.28 (GMM) Robert Kubica is looking to step up his return to circuit racing by targeting Le Mans. The Pole’s promising F1 career ended abruptly in 2011, when a pre-season rallying crash left him with a permanent arm injury. But […]

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BMW decides against F1 return

Sep.28 (GMM) German carmaker BMW has made clear it is content for now outside of formula one. “They walked out of formula one seven years ago and now BMW have signalled that they are not coming back,” correspondent Kevin Eason […]

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Barcelona not confirming pre-season dates

Sep.28 (GMM) Barcelona is not yet confirming officially that pre-season testing will take place at the Circuit de Catalunya early next year. Reports indicate that the teams have now settled on two four-day group tests, both in Barcelona, to prepare […]

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EU politician questions F1’s Liberty sale

Sep.27 (GMM) A European politician has questioned whether F1’s high profile sale to Liberty Media should be allowed to proceed. Earlier, it was British EU parliamentarian Anneliese Dodds who pushed hardest for Sauber and Force India to lodge their complaint […]

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McLaren-Honda ‘ready to win’ – boss

Sep.27 (GMM) McLaren-Honda is expecting to match engine pacesetters Mercedes next year. Amid reports that Mercedes is now edging towards the 1000 horse power mark, McLaren’s once-struggling works supplier Honda is making strong strides forwards. “Next year we are equal […]

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Kubica tested in Renault F1 simulator

Sep.27 (GMM) Robert Kubica recently tested in Renault’s F1 simulator, team boss Frederic Vasseur has admitted. The highly rated Pole Kubica, now 31, has been out of formula one since almost severing his arm in an early 2011 rallying crash. […]

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Tost plays down Sainz to Renault rumours

Sep.27 (GMM) Toro Rosso chief Franz Tost does not believe the Faenza based team will lose Carlos Sainz. Spaniard Sainz has already denied persistent rumours that he could be the subject of a swap deal involving engine price between team […]

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Pirelli begins to bring down high pressures

Sep.27 (GMM) Pirelli is beginning to ramp down its controversially high compulsory minimum tyre pressures, according to Germany’s Auto Motor und Sport. Teams and drivers have complained that the high pressures, dictated by Pirelli on safety grounds, are so high […]

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Zak Brown, Agag linked with F1 roles

Sep.26 (GMM) F1 sponsorship guru Zak Brown is lining up a top job in the sport, according to the respected business outlet Sky News. Journalist Mark Kleinman, who has predicted many key developments, says Brown is leaving his specialist sponsorship […]

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