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Aug.22 (GMM) Only a big change to the F1 rules for 2021 will make it possible for a team like McLaren to challenge the top three, according to Carlos Sainz. After years of recent struggles, the once-great British team is now the most competitive in the closely-contested midfield. But Sainz fears that McLaren’s progress will…Read More »
Aug.22 (GMM) Sao Paulo governor Joao Doria says Formula 1 is staying at Interlagos. In recent weeks, the race beyond 2020 has seemed endangered after Liberty officials met with counterparts in Rio de Janeiro. Brazilian president Jair Bolsonaro has even said a switch to Rio is “99 per cent” certain. But Sao Paulo governor Doria…Read More »
Aug.22 (GMM) Dr Helmut Marko says “psychological problems” caused Pierre Gasly to lose his Red Bull seat. For the remaining nine races of 2019, Gasly will swap places with Toro Rosso rookie Alex Albon. Marko, Red Bull’s driver manager, said he chose British-born Thai driver Albon over the alternative Daniil Kvyat. “I think Albon is…Read More »
Aug.22 (GMM) Charles Leclerc has hailed five time world champion Lewis Hamilton’s “consistency and mental strength”. The young Ferrari driver told Italian magazine Sette: “What would I take from Lewis? His consistency and his mental strength. And his ability to always know how to extract the maximum. “Everyone can do a good lap, the difference…Read More »
Aug.14 (GMM) Jacques Villeneuve does not think Mercedes should drop Valtteri Bottas. Many pundits believe it is likely that team boss Toto Wolff will replace the Finn for 2020 with Mercedes reserve driver Esteban Ocon. Bottas, 29, is currently testing an unbranded M-Sport world rally championship-spec Ford Fiesta in Germany. “You always learn something when…Read More »
Aug.14 (GMM) Zak Brown says he will talk about Fernando Alonso’s future at the forthcoming Italian GP. It appears that Alonso is not returning to Formula 1 next year, and there are rumours that his 2020 project will in fact be his debut at the off-road Dakar rally. But McLaren is entering the full Indycar…Read More »
Aug.14 (GMM) Max Verstappen has backed Red Bull’s decision to axe Pierre Gasly. “Of course it’s a pity for Pierre,” the Dutchman told De Telegraaf newspaper. “But personally I don’t care who my teammate is.” Verstappen’s new teammate is Alex Albon, a British-born Thai driver who is promoted from the junior team Toro Rosso. Dr…Read More »
Aug.14 (GMM) Sebastian Vettel has defended his Ferrari team boss. At the end of last year, presumably because of another failed world championship bid, former Ferrari chief Maurizio Arrivabene was ousted. He was replaced by then technical boss Mattia Binotto, whose much more open and relaxed style has been hailed by the press. But on…Read More »
Aug.14 (GMM) Robert Kubica’s major sponsor is continuing to support the Pole. On his high-profile return to Formula 1, the 34-year-old has been consistently outperformed by his rookie teammate George Russell. But team boss Claire Williams says she is happy with Kubica. “We needed a driver like Robert with his engineering and technical intelligence,” she…Read More »
Aug.14 (GMM) Flavio Briatore is entering politics. The former world championship-winning F1 team boss has announced the formation of an Italian political movement he calls Il Movimento del Fare. The 69-year-old said he was motivated amid a “critical moment for our country”. Briatore said it is “totally independent of any current political party” and “at…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.