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McLaren rumours ‘natural’ for on-form Bottas – Hakkinen

Friday, August 1st, 2014 : Aug.1 (GMM/Inautonews.com) Mika Hakkinen has acknowledged rumours linking his protege Valtteri Bottas with McLaren. The fellow Finn and double world champion has been a key to Bottas' formula one foray so far, culminating in the 24-year-old's debut at Williams last year after a season on ...
Marmorini out at Ferrari, Hakkinen worries about Fry

Friday, August 1st, 2014 : Aug.1 (GMM/Inautonews.com) Weeks after the rumours first emerged, Ferrari has this week finally admitted that engine boss Luca Marmorini is leaving the Italian team. He began working at Maranello decades ago, returning late in 2009 after heading the now-departed Toyota's F1 engine department. But Marmorini, like ...
Lotus owner’s losses, debts continue to worsen – report

Friday, August 1st, 2014 : Aug.1 (GMM/Inautonews.com) Alarming news about the financial health of Lotus team owner Gerard Lopez has emerged. Together with Eric Lux, fellow Luxembourger Lopez heads the investment company Genii Capital, which owns the Enstone based team. After finishing a strong fourth in the last two constructors' world ...
Mallya granted bail on tax case in India

Friday, August 1st, 2014 : Aug.1 (GMM/Inautonews.com) Although the meeting was ultimately cancelled, it was expected that one of the touted 'popularity working group' protagonists would be Vijay Mallya. The Indian, reportedly now a former billionaire, has had a troubled time recently as his airline Kingfisher stalled, forcing him to ...
F1 ‘popularity’ meeting cancelled

Thursday, July 31st, 2014 : Jul.31 (GMM/Inautonews.com) A crisis meeting to plot formula one's future has been cancelled. The meeting was set to take place in London on Thursday, involving Bernie Ecclestone, Ferrari's Marco Mattiacci, Red Bull's Christian Horner, Force India's Bob Fernley and Mercedes' Toto Wolff. But Germany's Auto Bild ...
Review – Hungarian GP 2014 Ricciardo strikes again

Thursday, July 31st, 2014 : Daniel Ricciardo’s first win was a lucky one, benefitting from the technical issues encountered by the Mercedes pair. His second win also had a fair share of luck. As said and done by Fangio, success is achieved by maximizing your opportunities, and Danny didn’t let ...
Toyota detailing GT 86 CS-R3 rally car

Thursday, July 31st, 2014 : Toyota has released the first details with the brand new GT 86 CS-R3 rally car, which will be seen in action next month and will go on sale soon, with customer deliveries beginning in early next year. The Toyota GT 86 CS-R3 rally car is basically ...
[VIDEO] New race car teased by Renaultsport

Thursday, July 31st, 2014 : The French based automaker Renault has recently released a new teaser video which is offering us a first preview into an upcoming racecar, which will be unveiled close to the end of August. Renault is still playing hard to get and after teasing the Megane RS ...
Former manager says Alonso ‘best thing about Ferrari’

Thursday, July 31st, 2014 : Jul.31 (GMM/Inautonews.com) The new era of social media and F1's traditional 'silly season' may not mix well together. Fernando Alonso turned 33 on Tuesday, and as far as official congratulations go, many spotted McLaren's first. The Spaniard, undoubtedly frustrated with title-lacking life at Ferrari after five ...
Mercedes drivers told to obey team orders in future

Thursday, July 31st, 2014 : Jul.31 (GMM/Inautonews.com) Mercedes' title-warring drivers have been told they must follow team orders over the remaining eight races of 2014. The Brackley based team moved to play down Lewis Hamilton's defiance in Hungary last Sunday, accepting that the Briton was right to refuse to let ...