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Jun.30 (GMM) Toto Wolff is not ruling out making a move for Max Verstappen for 2020. The big buzz in the Austrian GP paddock is that Verstappen might be able to escape from his Red Bull contract thanks to a performance clause. Dr Helmut Marko as well as Verstappen’s management have confirmed the existence of…Read More »
Jun.30 (GMM) Dr Helmut Marko’s patience with Pierre Gasly appears to be up. Earlier, the Red Bull official said the team would not oust the struggling Frenchman before the end of the season. But the rhetoric has suddenly changed, after Gasly qualified ninth at Red Bull’s home race in Austria. “It’s not easy to be…Read More »
Jun.30 (GMM) Bernie Ecclestone has joined those who are lashing out at the present state of Formula 1. The former F1 supremo, who is in Austria this weekend, was ousted by Liberty Media in early 2017. Asked if he still likes Formula 1, the 88-year-old told Salzburger Nachrichten newspaper: “I still like the brand, yes….Read More »
Jun.30 (GMM) Bernie Ecclestone has warned Liberty Media not to “muck around with Silverstone”. The British grand prix promoters have cancelled their race contract for financial reasons, but are still in talks with Liberty about inking a new one. “We are still talking to Silverstone and looking forward to reaching an agreement,” a Liberty spokesperson…Read More »
Jun.30 (GMM) Catalunya sport minister Gerard Figueras says he has “good feelings” about Barcelona’s talks to keep the Spanish grand prix. But he also told EFE news agency that it would “not be a drama” if Liberty Media follows through and axes the race to make room for Zandvoort and Vietnam. “There is activity 360…Read More »
Jun.30 (GMM) Even before a circuit is built, the new project to potentially organise the 2021 Brazilian GP in Rio de Janeiro is being accused of corruption. Controversial president Jair Bolsonaro recently said the project at Deodoro, a neighbourhood of Rio, has a “99 per cent” chance of taking F1 away from Interlagos. But Brazilian…Read More »
Jun.30 (GMM) Rene Arnoux says that under the F1 rules of today, “prison” would have awaited after one of the sport’s most epic and legendary wheel-to-wheel battles. At Dijon in 1979, the French driver clashed wheels multiple times with Gilles Villeneuve in a battle that is now part of Formula 1 folklore. “That kind of…Read More »
Jun.29 (GMM) Formula 1 is sticking with Pirelli’s controversial 2019 tyres for the rest of the season. The sport’s major players, including drivers Lewis Hamilton and Sebastian Vettel, got together on Friday morning to take a vote on switching to the 2018 tyres with a thicker tread. But according to Mercedes’ Toto Wolff, there were…Read More »
Jun.29 (GMM) Olivier Panis says “it must be boring” for today’s F1 drivers to race. The Frenchman raced between 1994 and 2004, and he says much of that period was “magical” for the drivers. “Especially from 2002 to 2004, it was just amazing,” the 52-year-old told Auto Hebdo. “The performance of the cars was crazy….Read More »
Jun.29 (GMM) The driver ‘silly season’ is really shifting into high gear in the paddock in Austria. The big news is that a performance or results clause in Max Verstappen’s Red Bull contract is in play, amid rumours he is eyeing a switch to Mercedes. “I confirm that there is a performance clause, but we…Read More »
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