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Dec.10 (GMM) Mattia Binotto thinks Ferrari’s rivals complained about the legality of the Italian team’s 2019 engine to “put pressure on us”. Some rival teams claimed the Maranello-made power unit suddenly became 50 horsepower better in 2019, prompting a late-season round of scrutiny by the FIA that is ongoing. “The truth is far from that…Read More »
Dec.10 (GMM) Zak Brown says new McLaren principal Andreas Seidl took “the politics” out of the team in 2019. Brown, still McLaren CEO, says that when he arrived at McLaren in the wake of the Ron Dennis era, “There were many chefs in the kitchen”. “Many things were happening in the company and among the…Read More »
Dec.10 (GMM) Formula 1 has vowed to “closely monitor” Russia’s new four-year ban from all sporting events. At present, it is not clear if the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) ban includes the annual Russian GP or Toro Rosso driver Daniil Kvyat. But Sochi organisers say the Formula 1 race will not be affected. “The contract…Read More »
Dec.10 (GMM) McLaren has teamed up to take on the top level of cycling including the Tour de France. Already entering a team in Indycar next year, the Woking based outfit has now agreed a 50-50 joint venture with Bahrain to launch the UCI cycling team Team Bahrain McLaren. The team – to wear orange…Read More »
Dec.10 (GMM) Despite a more than decade-long title drought, Ferrari has everything it needs to succeed again in Formula 1. That is the view of Aldo Costa, the engineering boss at Mercedes who was actually technical director at Ferrari when Kimi Raikkonen won that last Ferrari title in 2007. When he moved to Mercedes for…Read More »
Dec.9 (GMM) Dr Helmut Marko has played down rumours that Red Bull could lose its title sponsor. “We have a contract,” said the top team official, following reports that Aston Martin could in fact be bought by Racing Point owner Lawrence Stroll. It is believed Marko was referring only to 2020. The reports suggested the…Read More »
Dec.10 (GMM) Lewis Hamilton joining Ferrari would “not change much” at the Italian team, according to Pirelli CEO Marco Tronchetti Provera. Rumours are abounding that Mercedes’ new six-time world champion may be flirting with a move to Maranello for 2021. “Wherever he goes he would be good as he’s a great driver,” Tronchetti Provera told…Read More »
Dec.10 (GMM) Ferrari is still not happy with the published rules for 2021. That is despite the fact that the Maranello team, as the only F1 outfit on the World Motor Sport Council, actually voted for them. “We voted for it, although the package still does not convince us one hundred per cent,” said team…Read More »
Dec.10 (GMM) An Israeli driver looks set to sign up as a Williams test driver for 2020. At the post-grand prix Abu Dhabi test, 25-year-old Roy Nissany, who reportedly sat out the 2019 racing season with an injury, tested the struggling British team’s F1 car. The well funded driver was several seconds off the pace…Read More »
Dec.10 (GMM) Max Verstappen says he was “more zen” throughout the 2019 season. Although he was chided for some media comments this year, including accusing Ferrari of “cheating”, most agree that the Red Bull driver appeared to have matured this year. “This year I was a lot calmer in front of the camera. More zen,”…Read More »
Get ready to join Grand Prix Tours, for the first race of the 2020 F1 season, at the Australian Grand Prix. Melbourne Australia is the sporting capitol of the southern hemisphere and plays host to this high energy high octane Grand Prix.
Join Grand Prix Tours as we head to the capitol of Vietnam for the inaugural Vietnam Grand Prix. The host city of Hanoi aims to be a fantastic backdrop for what will be the third race of the 2020 season.
Having hosted the first Chinese Grand Prix in 2004 the Shanghai International Circuit is a world class motorsports venue. With two long straights and an array of interesting corners this track is a favorite among drivers and fans alike. Guests of Grand Prix Tours will spend their days out at the track and their evenings taking in the local culture and exploring this energetic city.