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May 22 (GMM) Fernando Alonso rejected McLaren boss Zak Brown’s desire to “buy” a seat for the Spaniard in Sunday’s Indy 500. The British marque is embarrassed to have failed to qualify for the fabled race with its own entry. “Fernando has done nothing wrong,” the Associated Press quoted Brown as saying on Monday. “He…Read More »
May 24 (GMM) Mark Webber thinks Ferrari should consider writing off the 2019 world championship after the next race in Canada. So far this year, Mercedes has scored five consecutive 1-2 finishes, and the dominant German team looks set to keep dominating in Monaco. “If it keeps going on for months then at some point…Read More »
May 25 (GMM) Liberty Media has expressed concerns about crashing viewing figures that commercial boss Sean Bratches says is due to the trend for pay TV deals. The Daily Mail says the limited coverage in Britain provided by free to air broadcaster Channel 4 is down a whopping 4.3 million over the first five races…Read More »
Jul.26 (GMM) The secret of Pierre Gasly’s sudden form boost may now have emerged. At Silverstone, amid intense rumours that Red Bull may need to oust him, the Frenchman was suddenly a lot closer to Max Verstappen’s pace. “There were many factors and changes,” Gasly said at Silverstone. “Altogether, they made a big difference. “I…Read More »
Jul.28 (GMM) Esteban Ocon says he was ready to step into Lewis Hamilton’s Mercedes ahead of qualifying at Hockenheim. The German team put its French reserve driver on standby on Saturday after Hamilton called in sick with a sore throat. “I was on the way to the track,” Frenchman Ocon told L’Equipe. “It was 11.40….Read More »
Aug.2 (GMM) Nico Hulkenberg is an “interesting option” for Haas for 2020. That is the admission of team boss Gunther Steiner, as the Sword of Damocles hangs over current Haas racer Romain Grosjean’s head. Steiner was even asked at Hockenheim if he had thought about axing a driver mid-season, following a spate of collisions between…Read More »
Aug.2 (GMM) In Hungary on Thursday, it was clear that Nico Hulkenberg’s mood had not significantly improved since he crashed out of the wet Hockenheim race just days ago. The German had looked set to end his unenviable record as the longest-serving Formula 1 driver without a single podium finish. And with his Renault contract…Read More »
Aug.3 (GMM) A new driver has emerged on Toro Rosso’s radar for 2020. Pierre Gasly has struggled at the senior Red Bull team this year, but boss Christian Horner says he is not considering a mid-year driver change. “He now has the second half of the season to get everything right. But we do not…Read More »
Aug.7 (GMM) Valtteri Bottas is in real danger of losing his Mercedes seat for 2020, according to a former F1 driver. Team boss Toto Wolff has said he will spend the August break weighing up whether to keep Bottas for a fourth season or promote young reserve Esteban Ocon instead. Mika Salo, a former F1…Read More »
Aug.8 (GMM) Mexico looks to have kept its place on the Formula 1 calendar for 2020. Earlier, the Mexican government pledged to devote the funding formerly allocated for the grand prix to the Mayan train railroad project. But on Wednesday, race organisers declared on Twitter that Formula 1 in Mexico City “will continue”. The deal…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.