Pirelli agrees to drop hardest tyre compounds

May 28 (GMM) Pirelli has confirmed reports it will drop the hardest tyre compounds from its selection for July’s British grand prix. Following recent controversy, the drivers lobbied F1’s official supplier to drop the hard compounds for Silverstone. Pirelli has […]

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Raikkonen mood key to pole – Lauda

May 28 (GMM) Niki Lauda thinks a good mood is the key to Kimi Raikkonen’s return to the top in formula one. More than 3000 days separated the Finn’s last pole from his qualifying triumph at Monaco on Saturday. “Kimi […]

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Button hints at Vandoorne future

May 27 (GMM) With a single comment, Jenson Button has fired speculation of a full-time return to F1, and cast doubt on the future of Stoffel Vandoorne. The ‘retired’ 2009 world champion is back on the grid at Monaco this […]

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Ricciardo not ruling out Red Bull exit

May 27 (GMM) Daniel Ricciardo is not ruling out leaving Red Bull to drive for another F1 team. That is despite the repeated claims of Red Bull officials who say the Australian and his teammate Max Verstappen have “watertight” contracts […]

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Magnussen not worried over court date

May 27 (GMM) Kevin Magnussen sounds unconcerned about the prospect of heading to court next week. Recently, we reported that the Haas driver’s ousted former manager Dorte Riis Madsen is pursuing a claim against Magnussen for current and future earnings. […]

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Hamilton scoffs at Alonso’s Indy rivals

May 27 (GMM) Lewis Hamilton has apparently scoffed at the level of competition facing Fernando Alonso ahead of Sunday’s Indy 500. Not long after this weekend’s prestigious F1 race, Monaco absentee Alonso will start from fifth as he bids to […]

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Wolff tips Hamilton to stay after 2018

May 27 (GMM) Toto Wolff has tipped Mercedes’ top driver to stay with the German team. Lewis Hamilton has a contract with Mercedes until the end of next year, but boss Wolff rated his chances of retaining the triple world […]

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Wolff hints at same drivers for 2018

May 26 (GMM) Toto Wolff has hinted Mercedes will not make any changes to its driver lineup for 2018. While the German team’s boss said it is too early for decisions, he also hailed the atmosphere and dynamics inside Mercedes […]

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Alonso says no Indycar switch for 2018

May 26 (GMM) Fernando Alonso has played down speculation he could quit formula one and switch full-time to the American equivalent Indycar. The Spaniard is not in Monaco this weekend as he bids for Indy 500 victory, and motor racing […]

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No pressure for Button in Monaco – Kvyat

May 25 (GMM) Daniil Kvyat says retired F1 driver Jenson Button is under no pressure this weekend at Monaco. Some have questioned the wisdom of Button’s one-off return to replace Fernando Alonso, particularly after the 2009 world champion skipped the […]

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