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F1’s ‘glorious days’ are now – Andretti

Feb.10 (GMM/Inautonews.com) Mario Andretti has counted himself out of the constant criticism of modern formula one. The F1 legend and 1978 world champion raced in the glorious era between the late 60s and the early 80s, but he stops short of saying it was F1’s best period. “There will always […]

F1’s ‘glorious days’ are now – Andretti

Feb.10 (GMM/Inautonews.com) Mario Andretti has counted himself out of the constant criticism of modern formula one. The F1 legend and 1978 world champion raced in the glorious era between the late 60s and the early 80s, but he stops short of saying it was F1’s best period. “There will always […]

Briatore changes face with plastic surgery

Feb.10 (GMM/Inautonews.com) Flavio Briatore is a radically changed man, according to the latest gossip reports emerging from Italy. Chi, an Italian gossip magazine, has published paparazzi photographs of the former Renault chief looking not only markedly thinner, but with a noticeably changed face. The flamboyant 65-year-old Italian, ejected from F1 […]

Briatore changes face with plastic surgery

Feb.10 (GMM/Inautonews.com) Flavio Briatore is a radically changed man, according to the latest gossip reports emerging from Italy. Chi, an Italian gossip magazine, has published paparazzi photographs of the former Renault chief looking not only markedly thinner, but with a noticeably changed face. The flamboyant 65-year-old Italian, ejected from F1 […]

Schumacher staying in F4 this year – report

Feb.10 (GMM/Inautonews.com) Michael Schumacher’s son will delay his move into the highly-competitive European F3 series for at least another year. That is the claim of Germany’s Sport Bild, revealing that 16-year-old Mick will instead spend another full year in the formative single seater category Formula 4. It is believed, however, […]

Schumacher staying in F4 this year – report

Feb.10 (GMM/Inautonews.com) Michael Schumacher’s son will delay his move into the highly-competitive European F3 series for at least another year. That is the claim of Germany’s Sport Bild, revealing that 16-year-old Mick will instead spend another full year in the formative single seater category Formula 4. It is believed, however, […]

Maldonado says F1 exit a ‘bolt from the blue’

Feb.10 (GMM/Inautonews.com) Pastor Maldonado has revealed his eleventh-hour ousting at Renault hit him like “a bolt from the blue”. The Venezuelan, replaced for 2016 by former McLaren driver Kevin Magnussen, confirmed that his F1 adventure came to an end due to problems with his PDVSA sponsorship. “The situation changed dramatically […]

Maldonado says F1 exit a ‘bolt from the blue’

Feb.10 (GMM/Inautonews.com) Pastor Maldonado has revealed his eleventh-hour ousting at Renault hit him like “a bolt from the blue”. The Venezuelan, replaced for 2016 by former McLaren driver Kevin Magnussen, confirmed that his F1 adventure came to an end due to problems with his PDVSA sponsorship. “The situation changed dramatically […]

Grosjean enjoys simulator run in 2016 Haas car

Feb.10 (GMM/Inautonews.com) Romain Grosjean says he enjoyed his first run at the wheel of Haas’ 2016 car — in the virtual world. The Frenchman told the sports daily L’Equipe that, two weeks before the real version gets up and running, he drove the new American team’s first car in the […]

Grosjean enjoys simulator run in 2016 Haas car

Feb.10 (GMM/Inautonews.com) Romain Grosjean says he enjoyed his first run at the wheel of Haas’ 2016 car — in the virtual world. The Frenchman told the sports daily L’Equipe that, two weeks before the real version gets up and running, he drove the new American team’s first car in the […]

Petrov eyes F1 future for Russian team

Feb.10 (GMM/Inautonews.com) F1 could have a Russian team in the not-too-distant future. Former Renault and Caterham driver Vitaly Petrov, who was the first Russian to race in formula one, will this year return to action in Le Mans’ LMP2 prototype class, driving for SMP Racing. SMP is a Russian bank, […]

Petrov eyes F1 future for Russian team

Feb.10 (GMM/Inautonews.com) F1 could have a Russian team in the not-too-distant future. Former Renault and Caterham driver Vitaly Petrov, who was the first Russian to race in formula one, will this year return to action in Le Mans’ LMP2 prototype class, driving for SMP Racing. SMP is a Russian bank, […]

Villeneuve reveals F1 career mistakes

Feb.10 (GMM/Inautonews.com) 1997 world champion Jacques Villeneuve has admitted to making a couple of mistakes during his formula one career. “I don’t regret anything,” he told the French magazine Auto Hebdo. “My only mistake was to renew the contract with BAR (in 2002) when I had an offer from Renault,” […]

Villeneuve reveals F1 career mistakes

Feb.10 (GMM/Inautonews.com) 1997 world champion Jacques Villeneuve has admitted to making a couple of mistakes during his formula one career. “I don’t regret anything,” he told the French magazine Auto Hebdo. “My only mistake was to renew the contract with BAR (in 2002) when I had an offer from Renault,” […]

Wehrlein to race with Manor in 2016 – Bild

Feb.10 (GMM/Inautonews.com) Pascal Wehrlein will make his F1 debut for Manor this year. That is the claim on Wednesday of the major German daily Bild Zeitung, referring to the Mercedes reserve driver and reigning DTM champion. Mercedes chief Toto Wolff has admitted to negotiating with the newly Mercedes-powered backmarker team […]