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Jul.11 (GMM) Racing Point – to be Aston Martin next year – appears to be Sebastian Vettel’s last hope of remaining in Formula 1 in 2021. Despite a renewed flurry of speculation, Red Bull continue to slam the door in its former quadruple world champion’s face. “It’s a definite no I’m afraid, and Sebastian is…Read More »
Jul.12 (GMM) Lewis Hamilton and Max Verstappen on Saturday set themselves apart from the rest of the Formula 1 field in Austria’s rain, according to Ralf Schumacher. “They were in their own league,” the former F1 driver, referring to the respective Mercedes and Red Bull drivers, told Sky Deutschland. “The difference to their teammates was…Read More »
Jul.11 (GMM) Valtteri Bottas has taken another step forward, according to Mercedes team boss Toto Wolff. In Austria last weekend, the Finn won from pole, and on Friday at the same Red Bull Ring, his advantage over six-time world champion Hamilton blew out to six tenths. Wolff told RTL that the balance on Hamilton’s black…Read More »
Jul.10 (GMM) Mercedes’ current drivers appear to be making moves to ink new deals for 2021. Last weekend in Austria, Daimler CEO Ola Kallenius nixed speculation Sebastian Vettel might join the works team by declaring: “We’re staying with our two boys.” One of those boys is Valtteri Bottas, who earlier also looked at risk of…Read More »
Jul.11 (GMM) Former F1 driver turned highly respected broadcaster David Coulthard says the ‘ghost race’ measures in Austria “seem a bit strange to me”. Strict procedures are in place at the Red Bull Ring, and for subsequent races, to guard against the risk of coronavirus infections. Widespread testing, the scrapping of the traditional podium, personnel…Read More »
Jul.11 (GMM) US GP official Bobby Epstein has admitted the Austin race is likely to be called off for 2020. As F1 adds Russia and Mugello to its now 10-race ‘corona calendar’, other rounds at Hockenheim, Imola, Portimao, Hanoi, Bahrain and Abu Dhabi are tipped to soon follow. But due to the ongoing pandemic, North…Read More »
Jul.11 (GMM) Eyes are turning to the skies above the Red Bull Ring, with qualifying likely to be affected by heavy rain. Max Verstappen is happier with his Red Bull than he was a week ago, but his boss Dr Helmut Marko told Osterreich the weather forecast “can mess everything up”. “It is supposed to…Read More »
Jul.14 (GMM) It is a “personal choice” whether drivers want to kneel or stand amid the new wave of racial politics that is sweeping through Formula 1, according to Daniil Kvyat. For the second consecutive Sunday, only a minority of the drivers refused to join the Lewis Hamilton-led gesture in support of Black Lives Matter…Read More »
Jul.11 (GMM) Sochi could be the first race of 2020 that is watched trackside by spectators. Formula 1 on Friday announced two additions to its ‘corona calendar’ – Mugello on September 13, and Russia two weeks later. “Both races will be a huge boost for fans with more announcements on the next races in our…Read More »
Jul.11 (GMM) Robert Kubica smiled on Friday when asked if he is hoping to race Alfa Romeo’s 2020 car later this season. As the team’s reserve driver, the Pole drove in the Friday practice session in Austria. But he was then asked if he is hoping a driver reshuffle – with Sebastian Vettel potentially stepping…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.