Renault sets podium target for 2019

Nov.30 (GMM) Outgoing Renault racing president Jerome Stoll has set the target of a podium for the French works team in 2019. Renault had targeted getting closer to the top three teams this year, and although fourth overall, team officials […]

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Polish minister defends Kubica sponsorship

Nov.30 (GMM) Poland has defended the financial investment into Robert Kubica’s return to formula one. Just days after signing Kubica for 2019, Williams also announced that Polish oil company PKN Orlen is sponsoring the British team. Poland’s State Treasury is […]

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Ricciardo admits 2018 ‘hardest season’

Nov.30 (GMM) Daniel Ricciardo thinks 2018 will make him “stronger” in the future. That is despite the fact that he said this year was actually the “hardest” in his entire career. “100 per cent yes,” the Australian said. Ricciardo had […]

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Hockenheim not worried about Dutch GP

Nov.28 (GMM) A German GP official says he is not worried about news that The Netherlands could host a F1 race once again. De Telegraaf newspaper reports that talks between Zandvoort and Liberty Media are advanced, and centre around a […]

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Verstappen took ‘revenge’ on Ocon

Nov.28 (GMM) Max Verstappen has admitted he took “revenge” on Esteban Ocon in Abu Dhabi. One race earlier, the Dutchman was sentenced to two days of FIA community service for shoving Frenchman Ocon, following their scrap in Brazil. Verstappen lost […]

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Marko says 2019 rule change ‘pointless’

Nov.28 (GMM) Dr Helmut Marko said the car rule changes for 2019 are “pointless”. For next year, car modifications including different front wings are designed to make overtaking easier. But Marko, the top Red Bull official, is not impressed. “It’s […]

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Wolff questions Halo after Hulkenberg roll

Nov.27 (GMM) Toto Wolff has criticised Halo in the wake of Nico Hulkenberg’s rollover crash in Abu Dhabi. Renault driver Hulkenberg was not able to immediately escape from his car during the 2018 finale, exclaiming on the radio: “Get me […]

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Alonso rules out full Nascar switch

Nov.27 (GMM) Fernando Alonso has denied he is considering a full-time switch to Nascar. Just 14 hours after retiring from F1, the Spaniard was in Bahrain for a car ‘swap’ with Nascar driver Jimmie Johnson. But he says a full-time […]

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‘No fun’ for Stroll in 2018

Nov.26 (GMM) Lance Stroll says he did not have fun in 2018. The Canadian will in Abu Dhabi test for Force India for the first time. Stroll’s father Lawrence has bought the Silverstone based team, but an official announcement about […]

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