Get the latest news from the world of Formula 1 with our daily news feed.
Oct.15 (GMM) Honda is not yet committed to Formula 1 beyond 2020. That is the claim of Dr Helmut Marko, a top official at Red Bull. He admits that Honda still has work to do to catch Ferrari and Mercedes, even though ExxonMobil introduced an innovative new fuel for the Japanese carmaker’s ‘spec 4’ engine…Read More »
Oct.15 (GMM) McLaren wants to get closer to the top three teams in 2020, according to team boss Andreas Seidl. After the horror Honda era, the now Renault-powered team is regularly the best behind Mercedes, Ferrari and Red Bull in 2019. “I believe that we are now seeing the trend in the last three or…Read More »
Oct.14 (GMM) Naoki Yamamoto “should be in Formula 1”. That is the view of 2009 world champion Jenson Button, referring to the Japanese driver who got his first taste of a F1 car at Suzuka last Friday. The 31-year-old is Button’s teammate in the Japanese Super GT series. He is also poised to be this…Read More »
Oct.14 (GMM) Valtteri Bottas has revealed he raced to victory at Suzuka in a monocoque used previously by his teammate Lewis Hamilton. Although he slammed team strategy “f*ck ups” on Sunday, Hamilton helped Mercedes to win the constructors’ title at Suzuka. He also excluded the Ferrari drivers and Max Verstappen from contention for the drivers’…Read More »
Oct.14 (GMM) Robert Kubica’s relationship with Williams appears to be breaking down completely. The Pole, who has already announced his departure at the end of the season, slammed the struggling British team after the Japanese GP. Kubica says that after testing a new wing on Friday, he was not told that the component would be…Read More »
Oct.14 (GMM) Andreas Seidl says he is “sure” that Formula 1 will soon have clarity over the rules for 2021. That is despite the fact that sources at Suzuka reported that an internal vote revealed that only four teams support Liberty Media’s current proposal. McLaren is one of those teams. “We had a meeting here,”…Read More »
Oct.14 (GMM) Mattia Binotto has denied that he is losing control of the situation with Ferrari’s drivers. Some think the current struggle between Sebastian Vettel and Charles Leclerc for number 1 status will ultimately descend into chaos for the Maranello team. “I don’t think the philosophy they have there is good for a team,” Mercedes’…Read More »
Oct.14 (GMM) Renault has vowed to use the time until next weekend’s Mexican GP to prove its 2019 car is legal. Having prepared a 12-page dossier, F1 team rival Racing Point has lodged an official protest against what it alleges is a “pre-set lap distance-dependent brake bias adjustment system” designed and raced by Renault. It…Read More »
Oct.13 (GMM) Kevin Magnussen says he will keep his eyes open for a move to a bigger team for 2021. The Dane is staying at Haas next year, but he told BT newspaper that he is not content to just stay in the midfield forever. “I feel that I am in the queue of drivers…Read More »
Oct.13 (GMM) Robert Kubica has admitted he may switch to Haas for 2020. It is believed his sponsor, the Polish oil company PK Orlen, is in talks to move its backing from Williams to the small American team. Whether Kubica follows Orlen is another matter. “Maybe, but not necessarily,” he answered when asked about Haas…Read More »
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.
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.
Join Grand Prix Tours December 1st at the awe-inspiring Yas Marina Circuit for the 2019 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix. This wonderfully designed circuit is one of a kind and a must see for all motorsports enthusiasts. Watching the drivers navigate the marina at Yas Island and drive under and through the Viceroy Hotel, is nothing short of incredible.