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May 29 (GMM) Gunther Steiner has counted Haas out of the running to capture the services of Sebastian Vettel or Valtteri Bottas for 2021. Vettel is leaving Ferrari at the end of the year, while Finn Bottas could be set to lose his seat at Mercedes to George Russell. Former F1 supremo Bernie Ecclestone thinks…Read More »
May 29 (GMM) Carlos Sainz says he is happy rather than intimidated at the thought of being paired with a driver of Charles Leclerc’s calibre at Ferrari next year. The Spaniard, who has been signed to replace Sebastian Vettel for 2021, says he has always dreamed of being paired with “the best” drivers. “It is…Read More »
May 29 (GMM) Backmarker Formula 1 team Williams has admitted it may be sold. On Friday, the former world champions admitted that after slumping to dead last in 2019, a $16 million profit has now become a similar sized loss. And that was before the corona crisis struck. In a statement of its disappointing annual…Read More »
May 28 (GMM) Formula 1 is preparing to publish an eight-race calendar that it hopes will restart the 2020 season amid the corona crisis. It comes just as the FIA confirmed that a $145 million budget cap, and a range of other measures including “linear” aero development restrictions for the better performing teams, are definitely…Read More »
May 29 (GMM) Renault is staying in Formula 1 for now. Amid serious financial problems for the French carmaker, interim CEO Clotilde Delbos on Friday announced that she will save EUR 2 billion by slashing 15,000 jobs. However, the Enstone and Viry-based works Formula 1 team will race on. “We have said publicly and confirm…Read More »
May 29 (GMM) Pascal Wehrlein appears to have withdrawn his support for a potential new Formula 1 team. Even amid the corona crisis, a prospective new team called Panthera Team Asia that is set up near Silverstone insisted: “Our goal is Formula 1 in 2021.” And late last year, another potential new project headed by…Read More »
May 29 (GMM) Daniel Ricciardo says he isn’t sure why Ferrari overlooked him for the seat set to be vacated by Sebastian Vettel at the end of 2020. Admitting that talks with the Maranello team took place, Australian Ricciardo is instead moving from Renault to McLaren for 2021. “There have been discussions (with Ferrari) already…Read More »
May 29 (GMM) A decision about whether F1’s 2020 season can restart in Austria is now imminent. Formula 1, and race promoter Red Bull, have submitted a safety plan for the back-to-back ‘ghost races’ for July to the Austrian government. Health minister Rudolf Anschober now says that a decision should be made “immediately after Pentecost”….Read More »
May 29 (GMM) The 2020 Dutch GP has been officially cancelled. The rejuvenated Zandvoort circuit was due to host its first grand prix for 35 years in May, but was postponed for the corona crisis. Talks took place about rescheduling it for a later date without spectators, but race boss Jan Lammers says that definitely…Read More »
May 29 (GMM) A former F1 driver thinks Renault is more likely to sign Fernando Alonso for 2021 and beyond than Valtteri Bottas. The French team is looking for a replacement for Daniel Ricciardo, with boss Cyril Abiteboul admitting losing the Australian to McLaren is “disappointing”. Bottas is clearly an option, former F1 driver JJ…Read More »
Guests of Grand Prix Tours will be treated to a complete and thorough race weekend that includes an invitation to our private F1 Celebrity Hosted Talk Show. During the event guests will receive insider information regarding all things Formula 1 and firsthand perspective into team preparations leading up to the race. Follow the link above to learn more about our trip to the United States Grand Prix.
Join Grand Prix Tours as we head to Singapore and the Marina Bay Street Circuit for the only true night race on the Formula 1 calendar. One of only 4 street circuits on the F1 calendar the beauty of the modern Formula 1 cars are on full display under the bright lights of the Marina Bay street circuit. Follow the link above to learn more about our trip to the Singapore Grand Prix.
The Mexican Grand Prix is always a great test for Formula 1 drivers and teams alike. With extreme heat and the high elevation drivers have to be physically prepared and mechanics have to be mentally ready for anything. The atmosphere created by the fans at the Mexican Grand Prix rivals that of races like Japan and Italy. The passion and pride for local drivers is nearly unmatched.