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Aug.23 (GMM) Niki Lauda’s family will sell the late F1 legend’s shareholding of the Mercedes team. In 2013, just before the German marque began to dominate Formula 1, Austrians Lauda and Toto Wolff bought into the team. Triple world champion Lauda, who died in May as Mercedes’ team chairman, was thought to own 10pc of…Read More »
Aug.23 (GMM) “Disillusioned” 1980 world champion Alan Jones has indicated he might quit as a Formula 1 steward. The outspoken Australian, who is 72, told speedcafe.com that he may step down so that he can become more critical about how the sport’s officials operate. “At the end of the day I’m a little bit, shall…Read More »
Aug.23 (GMM) Former F1 driver Giedo van der Garde says Robert Kubica’s future on the grid “doesn’t look good”. After a long absence from Formula 1 following his 2011 rallying crash, the now 34-year-old Pole returned to the sport this year with Williams. Some are hailing Kubica’s renewed presence in F1 with his permanent arm…Read More »
Aug.23 (GMM) Esteban Ocon’s rumoured return to the F1 grid for 2020 may not yet be set in stone. It is believed that Mercedes has opted to stick with Valtteri Bottas for another year, with boss Toto Wolff negotiating a deal to loan Frenchman Ocon to Renault instead. There are several reasons for Mercedes to…Read More »
Aug.23 (GMM) Despite racing ahead with its Formula E plans, Mercedes remains committed to Formula 1. That is the news from team boss Toto Wolff, even though the German marque has announced that its new Formula E outfit will be launched at the Frankfurt Motor Show next month. But in terms of F1, Wolff told…Read More »
Aug.23 (GMM) Kevin Magnussen has played down his former spat with Nico Hulkenberg. After a clash in 2017 in which Hulkenberg confronted Magnussen in front of the world’s media, the Dane bluntly told his German rival to “suck my balls”. Haas driver Magnussen is still questioned about the altercation today. “The whole episode and the…Read More »
Aug.22 (GMM) Both Valtteri Bottas and Toto Wolff say the Finnish driver will be in Formula 1 next year. Wolff, the Mercedes boss, has said he will use the August break to choose between Bottas and Esteban Ocon to be Lewis Hamilton’s 2020 teammate. In the past days, Bottas has been testing a world rally…Read More »
Aug.22 (GMM) Toto Wolff says Mercedes’ F1 engine rivals have “caught up”. The German manufacturer has dominated the sport since the introduction of the new ‘power unit’ rules in 2014. But boss Wolff says that Honda’s performance surge this season indicates that all of the engine makers in Formula 1 are now closely matched. “Honda…Read More »
Aug.22 (GMM) Toto Wolff says Fernando Alonso will not return to Formula 1 with Mercedes. Recently, 2016 world champion Nico Rosberg joked that a petition should be created to bring two-time Alonso back to the grid. However, the 38-year-old’s 2020 project actually looks set to be the off-road Dakar Rally with Toyota. The Japanese carmaker…Read More »
Aug.22 (GMM) F1 engine makers are proposing that development of the hybrid technology be frozen for performance and cost reasons. According to Auto Motor und Sport, the idea is being championed by Renault, who are struggling to compete with the top three teams both in terms of performance and budget. “With the budget cap and…Read More »
The 2019 Italian Grand Prix. 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.
The home of the Singapore Grand Prix is the Marina Bay Street Circuit. With the beauty of the Formula 1 cars highlighted under the shining lights the Marina Bay stages one the most glamorous and entertaining races of the year.
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.
The 2019 United States Grand Prix is only a few weeks away. U.S. race fans must take advantage of the only F1 race in the country. Guests of Grand Prix Tours are invited to our Race Preview Party on Saturday evening hosted by a race celebrity and to our post-race dinner hosted by a race commentator. Our complete travel packages will sell out, contact us for more details and for remaining availability.