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Female F1 driver Jorda slams ‘jealous’ rivals

Monday, March 2nd, 2015 : Mar.3 (GMM/Inautonews.com) F1's new female signing has hit back at her harshest critics. Although she finished last year's GP3 season just 29th overall, 26-year-old Spaniard Carmen Jorda has been signed up as a development driver by Lotus. Some of her former on-track rivals were unimpressed with ...
Mercedes will not totally dominate 2015 – Lauda

Monday, March 2nd, 2015 : Mar.3 (GMM/Inautonews.com) Niki Lauda has played down suggestions Mercedes' dominance will be stronger than ever in 2015. The German team utterly dominated the first year of the new 'power unit' era last season, winning all but three of the grands prix. But despite the new W06 ...
Test cameras to fix regulations ‘flaw’ – report

Monday, March 2nd, 2015 : Mar.3 (GMM/Inautonews.com) F1 looks set to fix what one publication insists is an obvious "flaw" in the current regulations. Article 27.2 of the rules dictates that cars must be fitted with a crash 'black box' at all times, in order to collect data "relevant to ...
Renault admits Mercedes still ahead in 2015

Monday, March 2nd, 2015 : Mar.3 (GMM/Inautonews.com) Remi Taffin has admitted Renault still does not possess the best engine in formula one. One year ago, the French marque found itself in Honda-like strife as the sport's all-new turbo V6 era began. But the FIA's system of unfreeze 'tokens' for 2015 means ...
Wolff says F1 ‘shark tank’ alive and well

Monday, March 2nd, 2015 : Mar.3 (GMM/Inautonews.com) F1 as a ruthless 'shark tank' is alive and well, according to Toto Wolff. The Mercedes chief, however, undoubtedly plays the role of one of the sharks, particularly when it comes to the FIA's recent McKinsey report that showed costs for the struggling ...
Other sports ‘inspire’ Germans more than F1 – Wolff

Monday, March 2nd, 2015 : Mar.3 (GMM/Inautonews.com) Formula one has taken a back seat in Germany, Toto Wolff has admitted. Days ago, the Mercedes team boss said he would "try" to save the country's endangered grand prix, as promoters and Bernie Ecclestone reach the eleventh hour in their negotiations over ...
Manager warns media as Schu son makes car debut

Monday, March 2nd, 2015 : Mar.3 (GMM/Inautonews.com) The low profile enjoyed until now by the great Michael Schumacher's son is over. On Monday, recent rumours that 15-year-old 'Mick Junior' was set to step out of karts and into single seater racing were made official. The young Schumacher will make his car ...
Race promoters wanted helmet change ban – Wolff

Monday, March 2nd, 2015 : Mar.2 (GMM/Inautonews.com) Toto Wolff has defended the controversial banning of mid-season driver helmet livery changes. After the recent meeting of the F1 Commission, it emerged that the growing trend for multiple helmet colour changes will no longer be allowed. The rule has now been enshrined in ...
Red Bull drops camouflage livery for race season

Monday, March 2nd, 2015 : Mar.2 (GMM/Inautonews.com) Red Bull has dropped the RB11's 'camouflage' test livery. Throughout the winter, the 2015 car has been running in a novel black and white colour scheme designed to throw rival teams' spy photographers and designers off track. But the livery also proved highly popular ...
Honda freezes engine unsure of 2015 ‘tokens’

Monday, March 2nd, 2015 : Mar.2 (GMM/Inautonews.com) After a troubled winter, 2015 newcomer Honda has now locked in McLaren's 'power unit' for this year's campaign. It has completed only a fraction of the running of frontrunners like Mercedes over the Jerez and Barcelona tests, but on Saturday, the FIA's deadline ...