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Dec.11 (GMM) Former F1 driver JJ Lehto has questioned a new Formula 1 rule limiting the amount of brake components a driver can use during a season. Grid penalties will be handed out from 2021 if drivers have to use more than 22 sets of brake discs and pads. The number is derived from the…Read More »
Dec.12 (GMM) Bernie Ecclestone thinks Sebastian Vettel may have lost his edge. Many pundits are currently discussing Ferrari’s driver lineup, after quadruple world champion Vettel’s number 1 status was challenged in 2019. The pair’s on-track bickering also culminated in their clash in Brazil, but former F1 supremo Ecclestone thinks the main problem could be German…Read More »
Dec.17 (GMM) Toto Wolff has played down persistent speculation that he is first in line to succeed Chase Carey as F1’s CEO. For the first time since 2012, the Mercedes boss skipped a race – Brazil – last month amid rumours he might be planning his next career move. Another rumour is that he could…Read More »
Dec.19 (GMM) Max Verstappen’s father says he is proud to have helped the Red Bull driver become one of the top stars of Formula 1. “Max was my life project, yes,” Dutchman Jos, who also raced in F1 but did not win a race, told the Dutch publication Formule 1. “I wanted to win with…Read More »
Dec.19 (GMM) Ferrari’s 2020 car, to be revealed to the public eight days before winter testing on February 11, will continue to feature a matte livery. Team boss Mattia Binotto said the special paint was put on the 2019 car for “weight-related reasons”. Corriere della Sera newspaper claims it saves two kilograms. And Binotto says…Read More »
Jan.6 (GMM) The pecking order in 2021 will “not be very different” to today, according to Ferrari team boss Mattia Binotto. The rules are changing considerably for 2021, including radically different cars and a $175 million budget cap. “These new rules will give stability to F1 for five years,” Binotto told La Gazzetta dello Sport….Read More »
Jan.6 (GMM) F1 could soon add Saudi Arabia to the race calendar. That is the news from Flavio Briatore, who some years ago helped to broker the deal that took the sport to Azerbaijan. Referring to Saudi Arabia, the former Renault boss told Rai radio: “It is a country that has had an incredible evolution…Read More »
Jan.8 (GMM) Daniel Ricciardo has played down the chances that he will be the next top driver to quickly sign up beyond 2020. Ahead of F1’s new era for 2021, the grid for next season is already starting to shape up, with Charles Leclerc and now Max Verstappen signing long-term deals with Ferrari and Red…Read More »
Jan.13 (GMM) Racing Point technical boss Andy Green admits he is “very nervous” about how the team will handle this year’s preparations for the new rules of 2021. He says that while the big teams can afford to handle the 2020 and 2021 seasons concurrently, smaller outfits will need to spread their resources thinly. “We…Read More »
Jan.13 (GMM) The racing could be “more predictable” in 2020, because teams voted against using Pirelli’s newly designed and tested tyres this year. That is the claim of Pirelli’s F1 boss Mario Isola, referring to the rejection of the intended 2020 tyre specification following two separate tests. “The advantage is that the teams are completely…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.