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Nov.18 (GMM) Ferrari is missing “very little” in order to charge for the world championship in 2020. That is the view of former Ferrari driver Rubens Barrichello, who was Michael Schumacher’s teammate in the team’s ultra-successful period between 2000 and 2005. Brazil, a Sao Paulo local, attended the Interlagos race at the weekend and said…Read More »
Nov.17 (GMM) Racing Point boss Otmar Szafnauer admits he is keeping an eye on Mick Schumacher. Formula 2 driver Schumacher, 20, is the high profile son of F1 legend Michael Schumacher, and already a part of Ferrari’s development academy. But Szafnauer told Speed Week: “Everyone in the pitlane is watching what Mick Schumacher is doing…Read More »
Nov.17 (GMM) Ferrari’s rivals in Brazil held fire on lodging an official protest against the Maranello team’s engine. With two technical directives already issued and both Mercedes and Red Bull-Honda teaming up against Ferrari, rumours that a protest was imminent died down as qualifying took place at Interlagos. “We did our part,” Dr Helmut Marko…Read More »
Nov.16 (GMM) Mercedes’ Formula 1 team is for sale. That is the claim of the German publication Auto Bild, citing the information of a ‘reliable source’. Correspondent Ralf Bach says the buyer could be Dmitry Mazepin, the wealthy Russian father of a Formula 2 driver, as well as American racing legend Roger Penske. Penske, 82,…Read More »
Nov.16 (GMM) Nico Hulkenberg’s Formula 1 career is “over”. That is the view of outspoken 1997 world champion Jacques Villeneuve, even though the Renault refugee is refusing to say he will not return after 2020. “He’s been here for a long time,” Villeneuve told Canal Plus. “He has the record for the most races without…Read More »
Nov.16 (GMM) Nicholas Latifi says his plans for 2020 should be known “very soon”. It is essentially an open secret in the paddock that the 24-year-old Canadian, whose father is the billionaire McLaren co-owner Michael Latifi, will replace Robert Kubica at Williams. At Interlagos, where Latifi drove the British team’s car once again in Friday…Read More »
Nov.17 (GMM) Lewis Hamilton is a better driver than both Michael Schumacher and Ayrton Senna. That is the claim of Eddie Irvine, who is perhaps best known in Formula 1 for having been Schumacher’s teammate at Ferrari between 1996 and 1999. “Hamilton is the best ever driver,” he is quoted by Germany’s RTL. “Much better…Read More »
Nov.15 (GMM) Nico Hulkenberg has confirmed reports that he might switch to Indycar for 2020. Although it was clear the potential F1 cockpits were filling up fast, the German finally announced in Brazil that he will not be on the 2020 grid. “Now I can choose from pizza maker, hairdresser, dentist or gynaecologist,” he joked…Read More »
Nov.15 (GMM) Pietro Fittipaldi says he is close to extending his stay as a Haas test driver. The 23-year-old grandson of F1 legend Emerson Fittipaldi combines his work with the American team with his race seat in the German series DTM. Fittipaldi revealed in his native Brazil that he is now close to re-signing with…Read More »
Nov.15 (GMM) F1’s most experienced drivers are not keen on the idea of moving the Brazilian GP to Rio de Janeiro. The sport is openly contemplating abandoning Interlagos, where crime problems affect the F1 world almost annually, and switching to a new circuit in Rio for 2021. “I’m always happy to go to new venues,…Read More »
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