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Oct.16 (GMM) Dr Helmut Marko had what he described as a “very important” meeting with Honda last Monday. The Dutch publication Formule 1 claims that whether the Japanese manufacturer will stay on the grid beyond 2020 was on the agenda. But also discussed was Red Bull’s push for Honda to put even more resources into…Read More »
Oct.16 (GMM) McLaren is having “several talks” with Formula 1 about how the team’s cars have been covered in live television broadcasts of the grands prix in 2019. After the works Honda debacle, the British team has now rebuilt its competitiveness with what is clearly the fourth fastest car on the grid. But after the…Read More »
Oct.15 (GMM) Lewis Hamilton says Mercedes’ driver pairing is “absolutely” the best in Formula 1. The Mercedes driver was asked by Germany’s Bild am Sonntag newspaper if the combination of him alongside Valtteri Bottas is better than Ferrari’s duo. “Absolutely for sure,” Hamilton answered. “It’s the best combination available. I just do not see a…Read More »
Oct.15 (GMM) Sebastian Vettel has admitted that Ferrari’s much-vaunted Singapore upgrade has helped him. The German has struggled with the Maranello-made 2019 car this year, to the point that some believe Charles Leclerc is now the number 1. But Ferrari made a big step forward with an upgrade introduced in Singapore, and his former Red…Read More »
Oct.15 (GMM) Boss Gunther Steiner has scolded Haas driver Kevin Magnussen for criticising the team at Suzuka. According to the Danish newspaper BT, Magnussen was critical not only of his race strategy but also the way the pitstop was carried out. Steiner said the 27-year-old, who is staying with the American team in 2020, should…Read More »
Oct.15 (GMM) Mattia Binotto has suggested that Formula 1 is in for a difficult meeting in Paris this week. On Wednesday, the ten teams are meeting at the FIA’s headquarters to discuss with the governing body and Liberty Media the proposed rules revolution for 2021. The already-delayed deadline for finalisation of the regulations is October…Read More »
Oct.15 (GMM) Sebastian Vettel says Mercedes remains “close to perfection” in Formula 1. At Suzuka, the German team secured its sixth consecutive constructors’ world championship, and Lewis Hamilton is on course to winning the drivers’ title wearing silver for the fifth time. It’s an achievement that eclipses even Ferrari’s Michael Schumacher era. “You have to…Read More »
Oct.15 (GMM) Ferrari should declare that Charles Leclerc is the team’s new number 1 driver. That is the view of Flavio Briatore, who famously ran teams that carried first Michael Schumacher and then Fernando Alonso to multiple titles. Ferrari began the year saying quadruple world champion Vettel is number 1, but as 2019 races towards…Read More »
Oct.15 (GMM) Flavio Briatore says Fernando Alonso will only return to Formula 1 if he gets an offer from a top team. The Spaniard quit the sport last year, insisting he would rather take on challenges in sports car, Indycar and off-road rallying than continue to race in the F1 midfield. “Alonso (returning)? I spoke…Read More »
Oct.15 (GMM) Red Bull is not ready to lock in Alex Albon for 2020. The energy drink outfit promoted the British-born Thai rookie from Toro Rosso mid this year to replace the struggling Pierre Gasly. After Suzuka, which was Albon’s fifth race alongside Max Verstappen at Red Bull Racing, Dr Helmut Marko told Osterreich newspaper:…Read More »
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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.
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