Binotto denies need to make changes at Ferrari

Apr.30 (GMM) After Baku, the Italian press is once again highly critical of Ferrari. Following yet another Mercedes 1-2, Sebastian Vettel called the situation in F1 “boring”. Championship leader Valtteri Bottas replied: “There’s nothing boring about it, especially when you’re […]

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Simulator driver leaves McLaren

Apr.30 (GMM) A developing driver has left McLaren. In February, Dutchman Nyck de Vries said he hopes that after George Russell, Lando Norris and Alexander Albon, he will be the next to graduate from Formula 2. “I don’t want to […]

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Haas ‘just not fast enough’ – Magnussen

Apr.29 (GMM) Haas’ early-season promise continued to fade in Baku. Despite targeting fourth in the constructors’ championship this year with the initially fast 2019 car, the American team struggled once again in Sunday’s race. Kevin Magnussen started and finished 13th. […]

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Rosberg denies two-race ‘ban’ report

Apr.29 (GMM) Nico Rosberg’s assistant, and Formula 1, have denied that the 2016 world champion was ‘banned’ from attending the Baku and Spanish grands prix. We reported at the weekend that the German was absent from Azerbaijan after having his […]

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Mercedes ‘dummy’ cost Vettel pole in Baku

Apr.28 (GMM) A “dummy” by Mercedes could have cost Sebastian Vettel pole in Azerbaijan. Ferrari was faster all weekend on the Baku street circuit, but in qualifying Vettel had no car to slipstream on the ultra-long, 2km straight. “The slipstream […]

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Williams ends spare parts shortage

Apr.28 (GMM) Williams appears to have solved its shortage of spare parts. Earlier, amid the team’s awful start to the 2019 season, the performance problem was compounded by a shortage of spare parts at the tests and races. But Baku […]

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Promoter says Williams will be compensated

Apr.28 (GMM) Azerbaijan GP promoter Arif Rahimov says Williams will be compensated for damage to George Russell’s chassis. Russell’s car was destroyed in Friday practice, when he ran over a loose manhole cover on the high speed street circuit. Claire […]

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Liberty bans Rosberg from Baku, Barcelona

Apr.28 (GMM) Nico Rosberg was banned from the paddock of the grand prix in Azerbaijan this weekend. The 2016 world champion is a television pundit for German and British television. But according to the Dutch publication Formule 1, he is […]

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