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Apr.1 (GMM) Everything has been called into question because of the global pandemic, according to German motor racing legend Hans-Joachim Stuck. F1’s current factory shutdown has now been extended to the engine plants, and teams are reportedly discussing delaying the 2021 regulations for yet another year – to 2023. Not just that, the World Motor…Read More »
Apr.1 (GMM) Aston Martin is still racing towards Formula 1. Before the global pandemic struck, the troubled British carmaker and Red Bull title sponsor was rescued by a group headed by billionaire Racing Point team owner Lawrence Stroll. Throughout that time, rumours of a tie-up with current Mercedes boss Toto Wolff have been rampant. “As…Read More »
Apr.1 (GMM) Christian Horner says he trusts Liberty Media to stand firm with Formula 1 throughout the coronavirus pandemic. Instead of crowning winners in Australia and Bahrain and looking ahead to round three in Vietnam, the sport is currently at a complete and indefinite standstill. Initially, there were fears the smallest teams may not survive…Read More »
Apr.1 (GMM) Dr Helmut Marko has denied reports that he wanted Red Bull’s racing drivers to be “deliberately” infected with coronavirus. The energy drink company’s top motorsport chief caused a stir with comments he made recently to the Austrian broadcaster ORF. He suggested drivers including Max Verstappen and Alex Albon should attend a training camp…Read More »
Mar.31 (GMM) A biochemist has scolded Dr Helmut Marko for “playing with human lives” by contemplating controlled coronavirus infections for Red Bull’s drivers. Marko caused a stir this week by telling the Austrian broadcaster ORF that he tried to put together a training camp for Red Bull’s F1 and junior drivers during the global pandemic….Read More »
Mar.31 (GMM) Indycar and Nascar have taken the lead over Formula 1 in the brave new virtual world of computerised online live sim racing. A week ago, F1 held its first official online race based on the official F1 2019 game, with only Lando Norris and Nicholas Latifi representing the twenty actual F1 race drivers….Read More »
Mar.31 (GMM) Formula 1 will need to introduce a scheme to protect its economy and workforce amid the global pandemic, according to Carlos Sainz’s father. Sainz senior, a rallying legend, said he thinks a scheme called Temporary Employment Regulation File (ERTE) will now be “imminent” in F1. Already now coming into play in the world…Read More »
Mar.31 (GMM) Negotiations over the 2021 Concorde Agreement have been put on ice. Talks about the expiring deal, which crucially regulates the distribution of income and the governance structure, were on track when the coronavirus pandemic struck. Suddenly, there are no races and F1’s NASDAQ share price has slumped. “Before any team signs up for…Read More »
Mar.30 (GMM) Ferrari has offered Sebastian Vettel a new one-year contract for 2021 – if he accepts a pay-cut. That is the claim of the Italian broadcaster Sky, reporting that the financial offer made by the Maranello team to the quadruple world champion is “a much lower figure”. The 32-year-old German driver’s friend Bernie Ecclestone…Read More »
Mar.30 (GMM) David Coulthard thinks Formula 1 could get racing again in “the short term”. At present, the 2020 calendar has been paused until at least mid June for the global pandemic. But former driver turned broadcaster Coulthard told Ziggo Sport: “I really believe that our events will take place faster than some others. “In…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.
Get ready to bear witness to one of the most difficult tracks drivers will face all season, the Suzuka Circuit. Designed by Honda as a test track in 1962 the circuit is one of only a few tracks in the world to have a figure eight layout. The amazing enthusiasm of the local race fans is on par with that of any other fanatical nation which only adds to the already unique experience the Japanese Grand Prix provides. 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.