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Jan.17 (GMM) Zandvoort will be a Formula 1 circuit “for the brave”, according to track designer Jarno Zaffelli. Zaffelli, boss of the Italian circuit design company Dromo, has been charged was modifying the classic John Hugenholtz-designed layout ahead of the 2020 Dutch GP. “It is no coincidence that both Zandvoort and Suzuka were designed by…Read More »
Jan.17 (GMM) Formula 1 has lost a major sponsor. Citing a source close to the company, the Press Trust of India (PTI) reports that Tata Communications, a major Indian multinational, will no longer be F1’s connectivity partner. Forbes’ F1 business journalist Christian Sylt said the deal, which has run for eight years, was worth $26…Read More »
Jan.17 (GMM) Dr Helmut Marko says he has set a target of “more than five” wins for Red Bull-Honda in 2020. The team, having finished behind Mercedes and Ferrari last year, is clearly targeting the title with Max Verstappen in 2020. Marko also set the five win target for 2019, but Verstappen only won in…Read More »
Jan.17 (GMM) German racer Sophia Florsch thinks Formula 1 too often uses female drivers purely to “attract attention”. On Twitter, the 17-year-old hit out after Ferrari boss Mattia Binotto announced that the Italian F1 team’s driver ‘academy’ is looking for female drivers. She said women are too often seen as mere “marketing stuff”. Following her…Read More »
Jan.17 (GMM) There is more than meets the eye to Williams’ new test driver signing. At the post-grand prix test in Abu Dhabi last year, the largely unknown 25-year-old Roy Nissany was suddenly at the wheel of Williams’ 2019 car. He was quickly ridiculed, not only because he was several seconds off the pace of…Read More »
Jan.17 (GMM) Former Ferrari team boss Stefano Domenicali does not think Lewis Hamilton will be heading to Maranello any time soon. Especially after his meeting with Ferrari chairman John Elkann was leaked, rumours have been swirling that six-time champion Hamilton could switch to Ferrari for 2021. But Domenicali, who ran the Ferrari team until 2014,…Read More »
Jan.17 (GMM) Television viewership has collapsed in France, according to F1 legend Alain Prost. In the country, all the races are only shown live on Canal Plus, a pay broadcaster. The sport’s free-to-air coverage, on TF1, only involves three races. “We used to have 8 million fans in France watching TF1, but now that it…Read More »
Jan.16 (GMM) Charles Leclerc has admitted to “tensions” with Sebastian Vettel last year, but he is hoping the Ferrari teammates can work well together in 2020. Last year, Vettel’s new and decade-younger teammate successfully challenged the quadruple world champion’s number 1 status at Ferrari. But Leclerc insists he respects the 32-year-old German. “I learned a…Read More »
Jan.16 (GMM) Lewis Hamilton would not be able to indulge his extravagant character and lifestyle if he raced a “normal car” in Formula 1. That is the view of former F1 driver Fernando Alonso, who thinks Hamilton is able to match Michael Schumacher’s record seven titles in 2020. “Hamilton can win his seventh,” he said,…Read More »
Jan.16 (GMM) Sophia Florsch, who made global headlines by surviving a horror Formula 3 crash at Macau in 2018, has dismissed Ferrari’s push to sign a female driver. Referring to Ferrari’s driver academy, whose star signing at present is Mick Schumacher, boss Mattia Binotto said recently that he would like some women on the roster….Read More »
2020 marks the 78th anniversary of the Monaco Grand Prix. There are thousands of reasons to visit Monaco but the top three are Location, Glamour and Formula 1. Monaco is located in the south of France and nestled in the gorgeous French Riviera and should be on the bucket list of every race fan. Follow the link above to view details and pricing.
Join Grand Prix Tours at one of the most popular events on the Formula 1 calendar, the Canadian Grand Prix. All guests joining us at this wonderful event will be invited to our exclusive F1 Race Preview Party Hosted by a Race Celebrity on Saturday evening. Follow the link above to view details and pricing.
Join Grand Prix Tours as we head to Marseille France for the 2020 French Grand Prix. Held at the famed Circuit Paul Ricard located in Castellet, France. The circuit is most known for its relatively flat landscape, brightly colored runoff areas and of course the very long Mistral Straight. With the race scheduled for June guests can be certain it will be a wonderful time of year to be in the south of France. Follow the link above to view details and pricing.
The Austrian Grand Prix might be F1’s best kept secret. A breath takingly beautiful setting, the track is known for its dramatic elevation changes and wheel to wheel racing. The Red Bull Ring plays a remarkable host to Formula 1 fans and provides an array of entertainment both on and off the track. Follow the link above to learn more about this unique and exhilarating trip.