Red Bull suspects Ferrari DRS illegal

May 31 (GMM) Yet another aspect of Ferrari’s 2018 car may now come under the microscope. After the Maranello team had to remove ‘Halo winglets’ after Barcelona, and amid concerns about oil consumption in the turbo, the FIA ran detailed […]

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Kubica could replace Hartley at Toro Rosso

May 31 (GMM) Robert Kubica has emerged as another potential replacement for struggling Toro Rosso driver Brendon Hartley. Dr Helmut Marko, who heads Red Bull’s driver programme, said recently he was not looking to oust New Zealander Hartley mid-season “at […]

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Renault eyes Vandoorne for future seat

May 31 (GMM) Renault boss Cyril Abiteboul has admitted he has an eye on Stoffel Vandoorne. Renault might have a vacancy for 2019, as Carlos Sainz is linked with a return to Red Bull to replace Daniel Ricciardo. And Abiteboul […]

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Wolff confirms Force India team order

May 31 (GMM) Toto Wolff has admitted he asked for Esteban Ocon to let Lewis Hamilton past in Monaco. Wolff is the team boss at Mercedes, and Ocon is a Mercedes junior driver. The Frenchman currently drives for Mercedes-powered Force […]

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No penalty for Ricciardo in Canada

May 31 (GMM) Daniel Ricciardo will not be penalised at next weekend’s Canadian grand prix. The Australian won in Monaco, despite nursing his Red Bull to the line using just six of the eight gears with a MGU-K problem. “I […]

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Brawn says Monaco GP critics ‘naive’

May 30 (GMM) Ross Brawn says criticism of last weekend’s Monaco grand prix is “naive”. F1 fans but also drivers lashed out after last Sunday’s race in the Principality — Fernando Alonso called it “probably the most boring race in […]

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Alonso’s manager to attend Indycar race

May 30 (GMM) A full-time move to Indycar is looking like a real possibility for Fernando Alonso. After doing the 2017 Indy 500 with Alonso, it is already rumoured that McLaren is now considering joining the American series full-time — […]

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Verstappen says no Toro Rosso demotion

May 29 (GMM) Max Verstappen has denied claims his error-strewn 2018 season could result in his demotion to Toro Rosso. The speculation hit a high point in the wake of the Monaco grand prix, when despite having a potentially pole […]

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New York not ready for F1 race

May 29 (GMM) New York does not look ready to join Miami as another US destination on the F1 calendar. It is now almost certain that Miami will become the second US-based grand prix next year, alongside Austin. But Liberty […]

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