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Jul.5 (GMM) There are rumours of growing tension among Formula 1 drivers over Lewis Hamilton’s recent political activism. Having pushed hard over his support for the Black Lives Matter movement recently, the six-time world champion admitted he told his rivals at a meeting in Austria that “silence” on the issue of racism “is generally complicit”….Read More »
Jul.4 (GMM) 1997 world champion Jacques Villeneuve thinks Fernando Alonso would be a good choice as Renault looks to complete its 2021 driver lineup. The French works team’s boss Cyril Abiteboul has admitted he has a list of contenders to replace the McLaren-bound Daniel Ricciardo. “Alonso seems to be the most logical choice,” Villeneuve told…Read More »
Jul.3 (GMM) Valtteri Bottas has played down rumours that a fault has been uncovered with Mercedes’ new engine specification in Austria. It was already known that a tweaked engine spec had been sent from Mercedes’ Brixworth base to the first ‘ghost race’ of 2020. But subsequent reports hinted that a problem had also been discovered,…Read More »
Jul.5 (GMM) Toto Wolff and Lewis Hamilton have denied they are arguing about the monetary value of the six-time world champion’s next Mercedes contract. In Austria, Hamilton slammed suggestions he is demanding a pay-rise, amid reports his boss Wolff is only willing to offer half of the desired $50m per year. “The media keep writing…Read More »
Jul.4 (GMM) The field of 2020 is split into three distinct groups in terms of pace, according to Haas driver Romain Grosjean. On Friday, a full seven months after the last grand prix, a Formula 1 race weekend finally kicked off in Austria. As expected, Mercedes has a clear lead and according to Charles Leclerc,…Read More »
Jul.5 (GMM) Toto Wolff says talks about his future at Mercedes are heading in a “good direction”. In Austria, the works team’s boss denied that speculation about his future is connected with his decision to invest in Lawrence Stroll’s new Aston Martin project. “I made a small equity investment in Aston Martin, but no more,”…Read More »
Jul.3 (GMM) Formula 1 should receive an exemption from Britain’s mandatory quarantine laws ahead of the forthcoming back-to-back races at Silverstone. As it stands, the world of Formula 1 faces 14 days in quarantine after entering Britain for the August races. “Now that the pubs have opened in the UK and there is still a…Read More »
Jul.3 (GMM) McLaren is at risk of being overtaken by two teams in 2020. That is the warning of Carlos Sainz, after the British team finished behind only the top three – Mercedes, Ferrari and Red Bull – last year. But now, the Spaniard says Racing Point and Renault are set to challenge. Red Bull’s…Read More »
Jul.3 (GMM) Mercedes vetoed the reverse grid experiment because it was afraid Max Verstappen would cope better than Lewis Hamilton. That is the latest provocative view of Red Bull’s Dr Helmut Marko, referring to the fact that F1’s plans for qualifying sprint races and reverse grids in 2020 were scuppered by a single vote. “I…Read More »
Jul.3 (GMM) More text messages have been going back and forth between Dr Helmut Marko and Cyril Abiteboul. Renault boss Abiteboul, who shared an acrimonious relationship in the past with Red Bull’s chiefs, revealed that Marko texted him when the French team tested at the Red Bull Ring recently. “It got me some comments from…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.