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FIA happy with safety of Pirelli’s tyres

Sep.3 (GMM/Inautonews.com) F1’s governing body on Thursday said it is satisfied Pirelli’s tyres are structurally safe. After Nico Rosberg and Sebastian Vettel suffered high-speed blowouts at Spa-Francorchamps, the latter German lashed out at the quality and safety of Pirelli’s tyres. In the wake of Vettel’s outburst, Pirelli said it conducted […]

No Pirelli directives issued yet – team boss

Sep.3 (GMM/Inautonews.com) How Pirelli will handle the aftermath of the Belgian tyre blowout saga remains unclear. The Italian supplier is poised to reveal the fruits of its investigation into Sebastian Vettel’s failure at Spa-Francorchamps. And Pirelli could also force teams to follow strict new guidelines on maximum engine set life, […]

Renault poised to sign Lotus purchase ‘option’

Sep.3 (GMM/Inautonews.com) Renault is now poised to sign an option to buy a majority stake of the ailing F1 team Lotus, the German publication Auto Motor und Sport reports. The fate of the beleaguered Enstone team, and Renault and partner Red Bull’s next steps in F1, are the subject of […]

Williams keeps Bottas, Massa for 2016

Sep.3 (GMM/Inautonews.com) Williams will race into another season with Valtteri Bottas alongside Felipe Massa. The British team had options on both drivers for 2016, but it had been rumoured Finn Bottas was a candidate to switch to Ferrari, who ultimately re-signed Kimi Raikkonen. Brazilian Massa’s seat, meanwhile, had been linked […]

Report – Porsche Cayman GT4 to get PDK gearbox

Report – Porsche Cayman GT4 to get PDK gearbox

The popular Porsche Cayman GT4 will soon be offered with an optional PDK transmission. Besides the current standard six-speed manual gearbox, the Porsche Cayman GT4 will soon get a PDK transmission as well. This will be offered as an option but it hasn’t been officially announced at the point. According […]

Mercedes-AMG GT S by Prior Design

Mercedes-AMG GT S by Prior Design

Prior Design has released the first details and images with its updated Mercedes-AMG GT S. According to the tuning company, the widebody kit has been called the PD800GT and it is aimed towards the Mercedes-AMG GT S, so if you happen to be an owner of the flagship sports car […]