Arrivabene linked with Sauber role

Jan.11 (GMM) Kimi Raikkonen thinks Sauber can do “great things” from 2019. The Swiss team took a big step forward last year with its up-to-date Ferrari engine, leadership by Frederic Vasseur, and backing by the Fiat brand Alfa Romeo. And […]

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Wehrlein admits to Ferrari ‘talks’

Jan.11 (GMM) Pascal Wehrlein has admitted to having “talks” with Ferrari. Reports suggest the former Manor and Sauber driver, who recently split with Mercedes and is now a Formula E driver, will work in Ferrari’s simulator in 2019. “The situation […]

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Rivola hopes Leclerc given chance to win

Jan.10 (GMM) Massimo Rivola thinks Ferrari will give Charles Leclerc a fair chance to win the 2019 world championship. Many insiders think highly rated youngster Leclerc, who is replacing Kimi Raikkonen at the great Italian team this year, can give […]

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‘Weak’ Bottas loses main F1 sponsor

Jan.10 (GMM) Valtteri Bottas has lost his major personal sponsor. Billionaire Antti Aarnio-Wihuri, boss of the Finnish conglomerate Wihuri, told Ilta Sanomat newspaper that sponsoring formula one has become “too expensive”. He also admitted that Bottas’ poor performance at Mercedes […]

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Monza boss backs Arrivabene axe

Jan.9 (GMM) Monza boss Angelo Sticchi Damiani has backed Ferrari’s decision to axe team boss Maurizio Arrivabene. Following a power struggle between the pair and the loss of the 2018 world championship to Mercedes, Arrivabene has been replaced by technical […]

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Sauber to debut 2019 car at Fiorano

Jan.9 (GMM) Sauber’s new car is expected to hit the track for the first time on February 14. France’s L’Equipe reports that the Swiss team will give its 2019 car a shakedown at Ferrari’s private test circuit at Fiorano. The […]

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Wehrlein to be new Ferrari test driver

Jan.9 (GMM) Pascal Wehrlein will be Ferrari’s new test driver for 2019, according to international media reports. L’Equipe says the former Manor and Sauber driver, who recently parted with Mercedes’ development programme, will take over the role at Ferrari from […]

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Mekies favourite to replace Ferrari’s Binotto

Jan.8 (GMM) Laurent Mekies has emerged as the favourite to replace Mattia Binotto as Ferrari’s technical boss. After a long power struggle, Binotto has been announced as the new Ferrari team principal, replacing the ousted Maurizio Arrivabene. “The decision was […]

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