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Mar.8 (GMM) Kimi Raikkonen is quietly hoping for a race win in 2019. The Finn has left Ferrari after a long career with the Maranello marque, and now drives for the Ferrari-linked Sauber team — now known as Alfa Romeo. In 2012, the now 39-year-old Raikkonen returned to F1 following a rallying and Nascar sabbatical,…Read More »
Mar.8 (GMM) Dr Helmut Marko has warned Pierre Gasly to drive more cautiously. Marko is the top Red Bull official under team owner Dietrich Mateschitz, and he is targeting “a minimum of five wins” in the first Honda-powered year. “I believe we also have a certain chance of the world championship,” he told APA news…Read More »
Mar.11 (GMM) Ross Brawn thinks a “calmness” that has descended over Ferrari could deliver the world title in 2019. Sebastian Vettel made mistakes last year, but Liberty’s F1 sporting director insists that the German is “more than capable” of winning again. “With the calmness the team now have, they have every chance this year,” he…Read More »
Mar.11 (GMM) Former F1 driver Giancarlo Fisichella has urged Antonio Giovinazzi to make a steady full-time debut in 2019. Giovinazzi is the first full-time Italian on the grid for eight years. With Ferrari backing, he will race for Alfa Romeo. “It’s best if he can stay ahead of Raikkonen,” Fisichella told automoto. “Kimi is a…Read More »
Mar.6 (GMM) The FIA should keep working to end the ‘grey areas’ in the engine regulations. That is the view of Renault team boss Cyril Abiteboul. This week, we reported that the governing body has clamped down on various loopholes in the rules, with one engineer telling Auto Motor und Sport: “We have received more…Read More »
Mar.7 (GMM) 2019 will be a transition year for the team formerly known as Force India. That is the view of team boss Otmar Szafnauer, when asked by Auto Motor und Sport about the future of the new Lawrence Stroll-owned ‘Racing Point’ outfit. Force India almost collapsed financially last year prior to the Stroll acquisition,…Read More »
Mar.8 (GMM) Mark Webber has named two drivers as “the best” on the current F1 grid. The former F1 driver says he has been following Barcelona testing and reading the news ahead of the 2019 season opener in Australia next week. “There’s a lot of shadow-boxing going on,” he told the Australian Financial Review. The…Read More »
Mar.8 (GMM) Mattia Binotto says Ferrari is “not surprised” about the testing performance of team newcomer Charles Leclerc. In winter testing, most agreed that 21-year-old Leclerc, who replaces Kimi Raikkonen, looked a match for Sebastian Vettel. “We are not surprised with what we saw from him,” new team boss Binotto said. However, he has said…Read More »
Mar.8 (GMM) Mick Schumacher has won the backing of Liberty Media’s F1 sporting boss, Ross Brawn. Brawn was the technical boss at Ferrari during the Italian team’s ultra-successful Michael Schumacher era. Now, Michael’s 19-year-old son is the top member of the Ferrari development ‘academy’, and is being advised by Nicolas Todt, the son of FIA…Read More »
Mar.11 (GMM) Ross Brawn says F1 has taken the right step forward by tweaking the aerodynamic rules for 2019. Currently, paddock opinions are divided over whether the changes, including to the front wings, will make overtaking easier. But Brawn, Liberty Media’s F1 sporting boss, says the critics are missing the point. “If we had done…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.