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Apr.16 (GMM) Lewis Hamilton should put his money where his mouth is amid the coronavirus crisis, according to Nico Hulkenberg. When Formula 1 tried to push ahead with its Melbourne season opener amid the worsening situation last month, world champion Hamilton was the most vocally critical. “Cash is king. I can’t add much more to…Read More »
Apr.17 (GMM) Virtual racing is more of a “diversion” than a viable alternative to real motor racing and Formula 1, according to McLaren driver Carlos Sainz. Ever since Melbourne was cancelled due to coronavirus, a series of online races based on simulator games including F1 2019, iracing and rfactor have been attracting widespread attention. Indycar…Read More »
Apr.22 (GMM) Michael Schumacher could not adjust to the newer generation of cars when he returned to Formula 1 after a three-year retirement a decade ago. That is the view not only of John Barnard, a famous car designer who once worked with the F1 legend at Ferrari, but also Schumacher’s long-time former manager Willi…Read More »
Apr.23 (GMM) Paul Ricard would only be open to considering a race behind closed doors if F1 conducts a “review” of its contractual arrangement with the circuit. That is the view of Nicolas Deschaux, president of France’s motor racing authority Federation Francaise de Sport Automobile (FFSA). After the nine postponements and cancellations, France’s 28 June…Read More »
Apr.24 (GMM) Having overseen Zandvoort’s transformation, circuit architect Jarno Zaffelli says will now have to try driving it – in the virtual world. Dutch GP promoters admit the country’s ban on mass events through September could mean that a grand prix is not held at all in 2020. “The entire circuit is ready – everything…Read More »
Apr.28 (GMM) Lando Norris says he would like to take part in an Indycar race – in the real world. The McLaren driver, who has been a star during F1’s shutdown period with his online racing antics, turned heads by winning the latest official Indycar event against the series’ regular drivers on the iRacing platform….Read More »
May 7 (GMM) Valtteri Bottas is likely to stay at Mercedes beyond 2020, according to former F1 driver Karun Chandhok. Chandhok, an Indian driver who raced for Lotus and HRT, told the Finnish news agency STT that Bottas “has the best job in the world – he gets to drive for Mercedes”. “On the other…Read More »
May 11 (GMM) Ferrari should consider entering the Indycar championship. That is the view of Mario Andretti, a legend of both the top category of American open wheeler racing as well as Formula 1. Recently, as talk about reducing the F1 budget cap for 2021 intensified, Ferrari boss Mattia Binotto suggested the Italian marque could…Read More »
May 12 (GMM) Notwithstanding F1’s decimated race calendar for 2020, Chase Carey says he is determined to put together a full schedule of grands prix for 2021. The American heads the sport’s owner Liberty Media, who according to Auto Motor und Sport has already advanced survival payments to Haas, Alfa Romeo, Racing Point, Alpha Tauri…Read More »
May 13 (GMM) Ralf Schumacher thinks a reduction in motor racing “hype” in the country could mean that not a single German driver is on the grid in 2020. There is speculation Sebastian Vettel, who is definitely leaving Ferrari, may actually now retire. He is currently the only German driver in F1. But ten years…Read More »
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