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May 25 (GMM) Ferrari could recall its former chief designer from Alfa Romeo. Mid last year, it emerged that Simone Resta would move from Maranello to Sauber, the Swiss team that this year became Alfa Romeo. Now, after Ferrari failed to win a single grand prix so far in 2019, Resta could return from the…Read More »
May 25 (GMM) Mattia Binotto has played down suggestions Ferrari needs to scrap its front wing design. Early in 2019, the Italian team looked to have aced the 2019 rules changes with an innovative concept. But Mercedes has subsequently scored five consecutive 1-2s, with even Ferrari admitting its concept is now under review. However, boss…Read More »
May 25 (GMM) Cyril Abiteboul says he has put together a “plan” to put Renault back on the right track by the French works team’s home race in June. “The start of the season was extremely unfortunate not just for us but for our fans and our sponsors,” he told Auto Hebdo. “At the height…Read More »
May 25 (GMM) Indycar will introduce the Red Bull-designed and developed ‘Aeroscreen’ innovation from 2020. Red Bull developed the windscreen-like concept in 2016, when the F1 team argued it was a better idea than the Halo that was made mandatory for 2018. “This new partnership with Indycar gives us at Red Bull Advanced Technologies the…Read More »
May 25 (GMM) Mercedes has apparently signed up former McLaren simulator driver Nyck de Vries. We reported in April that the 24-year-old Dutchman, who won the Formula 2 race in Monaco on Friday and is a 2019 title challenger, has left McLaren. “I no longer do simulator work for McLaren,” he confirmed. In Monaco, McLaren…Read More »
May 24 (GMM) F1 looks set to scrap the ‘power unit’ regulations for 2025. Due to their complexity, expense, lack of noise and the utter dominance of Mercedes since 2014, the current turbo V6 rules have been almost universally unpopular. The rules are remaining in place for 2021, but in the Monaco paddock it emerged…Read More »
May 25 (GMM) Dr Helmut Marko does not think either Ferrari or Red Bull will be able to beat Mercedes in 2019. Earlier, it looked as though Ferrari had aced the 2019 rules change with its unique front wing concept. In fact, Red Bull designer Adrian Newey thinks the new rules and tyres played right…Read More »
May 25 (GMM) Liberty Media has expressed concerns about crashing viewing figures that commercial boss Sean Bratches says is due to the trend for pay TV deals. The Daily Mail says the limited coverage in Britain provided by free to air broadcaster Channel 4 is down a whopping 4.3 million over the first five races…Read More »
May 25 (GMM) Plans to standardise gearbox design in 2021 have been scrapped. Earlier, tenders were issued by the FIA not only for gearbox design, but also various other components including brakes, wheels and fuel systems. But the governing body has now announced that the World Motor Sport Council voted against the imposition of a…Read More »
May 26 (GMM) Lewis Hamilton has defended his silence until now about the death of Niki Lauda. Lauda, the F1 legend and Mercedes team chairman, died late on Monday and Hamilton immediately posted a tribute on social media. But he then sat out his duties at the FIA press conference on Wednesday, causing Lauda’s contemporary…Read More »
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With a racing lineage that dates back more than 95 years, unpredictable weather patterns and the ravenous Ferrari fans makes this race and post race celebration a spectacle like no other in professional motorsports.