Smedley to F1, Williams car delayed

Feb.18 (GMM) Former top engineer at Williams, Rob Smedley, has been signed up by Liberty Media. Towards the end of Williams’ abysmal 2018 season, Smedley announced that he is leaving. Now, it has emerged that he is taking up an […]

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Ricciardo has no problem with Magnussen

Feb.18 (GMM) Daniel Ricciardo insists he has no issues with the aggressive driving of F1 rival Kevin Magnussen. Haas driver Magnussen has been regularly criticised by his rivals, with Nico Hulkenberg admitting to Denmark’s BT newspaper that he does not […]

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Peter Sauber to watch Alfa Romeo testing

Feb.18 (GMM) Peter Sauber will be on-hand to witness the first day of testing since his name was dropped from the official title of the Swiss based F1 team. Although Sauber Motorsport still owns and operates the team, Fiat Chrysler […]

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Another complaint against tobacco sponsorship lodged

Feb.18 (GMM) A controversy surrounding the clandestine return of tobacco advertising in F1 is deepening. Ferrari’s main backer Philip Morris, the maker of Marlboro cigarettes, is being investigated by Australian authorities ahead of the 2019 season opener in Melbourne. The […]

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Three teams late with 2019 cars

Feb.14 (GMM) At least three teams might not be ready with their 2019 cars for the start of winter testing early next week. Although Renault said it launched its 2019 car on Tuesday, the black and yellow machine was actually […]

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Future ‘depends’ on Ricciardo duel – Hulkenberg

Feb.14 (GMM) Nico Hulkenberg says he does not fear Daniel Ricciardo. The pair’s Renault boss, Cyril Abiteboul, says 31-year-old Hulkenberg is “enormously underestimated”. The German holds the unenviable record of being the longest-serving F1 driver without a single podium. And […]

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No winter testing for Alonso

Feb.14 (GMM) Fernando Alonso will not test McLaren’s 2019 car in the forthcoming winter tests. Although the Spaniard retired from F1 at the end of last year, McLaren boss Zak Brown said he would be welcome to drive anyway. “We […]

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