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Oct.17 (GMM) Franz Tost says he wants Pierre Gasly and Daniil Kvyat to remain at Toro Rosso in 2020. The Faenza based team will be renamed AlphaTauri next year, after Red Bull’s fashion brand. But team boss Tost says he is happy to keep the driver lineup the same in 2020, even though Gasly is…Read More »
Oct.17 (GMM) It is busy times for Formula 1 as the future of the sport continues to shape up. Hopes are now higher that the six dissenting teams have had some of their qualms about Liberty Media’s proposed 2021 rules eased, following a key meeting in Paris on Wednesday. The reverse-grid, qualifying sprint race idea…Read More »
Oct.17 (GMM) Mick Schumacher can follow in his father’s footsteps and become world champion. That is the view of Sabine Kehm, who is F1 legend Michael Schumacher’s manager. She now looks after the burgeoning career of the seven time world champion’s 20-year-old son Mick. “I am sure that Mick will end up in Formula 1….Read More »
Oct.17 (GMM) Gunther Steiner was in Warsaw this week, according to Polish public television TVP. The report said the Haas boss was in the city to meet with a representative of Robert Kubica’s main sponsor PKN Orlen, a Polish oil company. Kubica is leaving Williams at the end of the season, and Orlen is tipped…Read More »
Oct.17 (GMM) George Russell has urged Williams to urgently solve an issue with his brakes. The once-great British team is clearly in crisis, as it not only languishes at the bottom of the grid but is struggling to make enough spare parts for grands prix. Robert Kubica said after Suzuka that “certain limits have been…Read More »
Oct.17 (GMM) Andreas Seidl says McLaren needs to change “some concepts” of the car ahead of 2020. Some might argue that car evolution is a better move for the British team next year, having established itself as ‘best of the rest’ behind the top three teams. But even though 2020 is the last year under…Read More »
Oct.16 (GMM) Formula 1 is trying once again to get a grand prix up and running in Miami. Earlier this year, it became clear that Liberty Media’s plans for a race in downtown Miami were now dead. The Miami Herald reported that disruption in the city in Florida “would be too great”. However, it then…Read More »
Oct.16 (GMM) Alex Albon appears to be in pole position to remain at Red Bull in 2020. After Suzuka, Dr Helmut Marko said the British-born Thai rookie is “getting better”, after taking over from Pierre Gasly five races ago. But Marko added: “He has some speed to gain in the race. He takes too long…Read More »
Oct.16 (GMM) Even Mercedes is confused about Lewis Hamilton’s latest social media posts. Although it was later deleted, the Mercedes driver declared on Instagram that he feels “like giving up on everything”. “Why bother when the world is such a mess and people don’t seem to care. I’m going to take a moment away to…Read More »
Oct.16 (GMM) Ralf Schumacher says Renault may have been getting a “big advantage” from an automated brake bias system that is now under FIA scrutiny. After Suzuka, Racing Point lodged a 12-page dossier protesting what it claims is French rival Renault’s “pre-set lap distance-dependent brake bias adjustment system”. The ECUs and steering wheels used by…Read More »
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The Mexican Grand Prix has new place on the calendar. The race is now on the last weekend of October just before the United States Grand Prix. The race is in jeopardy of not being on the calendar next season so we highly encourage all race fans take advantage of what could be the last Mexican GP for some time.
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