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Apr.16 (GMM) There is a way for Formula 1 to revive its iconic normally-aspirated engines whilst ramping up its green credentials. That is the view of former F1 driver Lucas di Grassi, who now races for Audi in Formula E. The Brazilian thinks Formula 1 should abandon its hybrid engines and instead focus exclusively on…Read More »
Apr.16 (GMM) French GP official Eric Boullier is not convinced ‘sprint qualifying’ will transform the excitement of Formula 1. F1 CEO Stefano Domenicali says there is now nothing that will stop the new format from being trialled at three separate race weekends in 2021. “We just have to wait for the formal steps of the…Read More »
Apr.16 (GMM) Whether spectators can attend Italy’s other grand prix in 2021 depends on progress with vaccinations. That is the news from F1 CEO Stefano Domenicali, who actually grew up not far from the Imola circuit – scene of this weekend’s latest F1 ‘ghost race’. Carlos Sainz says it’s a shame that his first race…Read More »
Apr.16 (GMM) Charles Leclerc says he would not leave Ferrari even if a rival team offered to double his salary. Because he extended his contract for a full five years, reportedly with at least a $10m per year pay-packet, the 23-year-old admitted he asked Ferrari if he could receive a full racing version of his…Read More »
Apr.16 (GMM) George Russell has played down suggestions that he is no longer on speaking terms with Lewis Hamilton. According to the rumour, relations between the pair froze when it became clear that Mercedes junior Russell is the preferred potential replacement for the seven time world champion. “The question I was asked was ‘Did you…Read More »
Apr.16 (GMM) Alpine is having to use more “intuition” in 2021 in order to assess the merits of the Renault engine. That is the admission of Fernando Alonso, referring to the fact that Renault’s last engine customer – McLaren – switched to Mercedes power over the winter. “We are the only team with the Renault…Read More »
Apr.15 (GMM) Plans for a second American race on the annual Formula 1 calendar are back on track. La Gazzetta dello Sport last week reported that Miami is once again pushing for a race at Hard Rock Stadium, with the support of “the mayor of Miami Gardens, the Miami Dolphins and Formula 1”. “On Wednesday…Read More »
Apr.15 (GMM) The national automobile club wants two grands prix in Italy to become the annual norm once again. Earlier, Monza and Imola were both permanent F1 race hosts – and 2021 marks the second year in a row in which the latter circuit east of Bologna is back on the calendar. However, in both…Read More »
Apr.15 (GMM) It is crucial that Mick Schumacher is “patient” this year as the young German tackles his first season in Formula 1 with backmarker Haas. That is the advice of former driver Christian Danner, who said the reigning Formula 2 champion put in a “great” performance in comparison with rookie teammate Nikita Mazepin on…Read More »
Apr.15 (GMM) It is “more physical” to drive an Indycar compared to the Formula 1 cars he has raced for the past decade, according to Romain Grosjean. Despite the horror and fiery crash in Bahrain that topped off his final season in F1 with Haas last year, the 34-year-old has re-emerged for 2021 in Indycar…Read More »
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