Honda driver ‘dreaming’ of F1 move

May 31 (GMM) A Japanese driver is moving closer to his goal of Formula 1. Honda not only supplies engines to Red Bull and Toro Rosso, it also supports Nobuharu Matsushita, a leading Formula 2 driver. “I’m still dreaming of […]

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Drivers query Monaco track change for 2019

May 30 (GMM) Some drivers believe the Monaco layout was tweaked without their knowledge ahead of the 2019 race. Officially, the circuit remained at precisely 3.337 kilometres from 2018 to 2019. But some drivers disagree, and according to Auto Motor […]

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Ferrari CEO apologises to Leclerc

May 30 (GMM) Ferrari CEO Louis Camilleri has apologised publicly for the errors that messed up local driver Charles Leclerc’s qualifying in Monaco. The Monaco born 21-year-old was fastest in the final practice session before qualifying, only to be knocked […]

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2020 driver ‘silly season’ kicking off

May 30 (GMM) Six races into 2019, the driver ‘silly season’ looks set to kick off. The most explosive rumour is that four time world champion Sebastian Vettel, under huge pressure at Ferrari this year, could be contemplating retirement at […]

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Mercedes to have ‘new engine’ in Canada

May 30 (GMM) Mercedes’ rivals should be worried about the latest news coming out of the dominant F1 team. Lewis Hamilton, who attended Niki Lauda’s funeral on Wednesday, had said before leaving Monaco last weekend that “we will probably have […]

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Bratches confident over US GP future

May 30 (GMM) Sean Bratches is confident about the future of the US GP in Austin. Recently, the race looked in doubt after organisers missed a paperwork deadline that meant a lost $25 million in state funding. It was reported […]

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Teams split over standard parts

May 30 (GMM) F1 teams are split over whether the idea of standardised components should be kept alive. Recently, the FIA has been sending out tenders for single suppliers to design and make gearboxes, wheels, brakes and fuel systems for […]

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Vettel denies Ferrari suspension problem

May 30 (GMM) Sebastian Vettel has played down rumours Ferrari’s rear suspension layout is a major cause of the problem in 2019. It is believed Ferrari’s aerodynamic concept is one reason for the lack of performance, with the car working […]

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Boullier confirms F1 return ‘rumours’

May 28 (GMM) Eric Boullier says he could return to Formula 1. The Frenchman was ousted as McLaren boss last year, as the once-great British team failed to return to strength even after the dismal Honda collaboration. “I did everything […]

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Ecclestone will not attend Lauda funeral

May 28 (GMM) Bernie Ecclestone says he will not be attending F1 legend Niki Lauda’s funeral on Wednesday. Having died late last Monday, 70-year-old Lauda will be buried in his racing suit after a funeral at a gothic Vienna cathedral. […]

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Ferrari makes first changes amid 2019 crisis

May 28 (GMM) In Monaco, Mercedes’ impressive run of 1-2 finishes finally ended, even though Lewis Hamilton won and Valtteri Bottas was third. One reporter joked that the dominant team had therefore entered a crisis, and boss Toto Wolff played […]

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