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Even Renault looking forward to summer shutdown

Saturday, July 26th, 2014 : Jul.26 (GMM/Inautonews.com) Even F1's engine suppliers will take a 'summer break' in August. Eleven races into the season, and after the hectic back-to-back dash from Germany to Hungary, there are a lot of tired faces in the paddock this weekend. They are looking ahead to the ...
Zetsche wants Ecclestone to give up F1 marketing

Saturday, July 26th, 2014 : Jul.26 (GMM/Inautonews.com) Dieter Zetsche, the chairman of Mercedes parent Daimler, has pointed the finger at Bernie Ecclestone in the wake of the unpopular German grand prix. At the height of the Michael Schumacher era, Hockenheim was a capacity-filled hotbed of German passion. But last weekend for ...
F1 teams to ‘follow’ Ecclestone to Russia

Saturday, July 26th, 2014 : Jul.26 (GMM/Inautonews.com) F1 team bosses have swerved around the political crisis in the wake of the MH17 air disaster. The sport is scheduled to race on Russian soil for the first time in October, but there is pressure to cancel or boycott the race amid ...
Sacked staff to sue Caterham – report

Saturday, July 26th, 2014 : Jul.26 (GMM/Inautonews.com) Caterham is facing legal action after sacking 40 members of staff earlier this month. As team founder Tony Fernandes departed and mysterious Swiss-based Middle Eastern investors led by Colin Kolles moved in, Caterham announced that the departures were "a necessary step" for the ...
Hamilton slams Pirelli tyres in Hungary

Saturday, July 26th, 2014 : Jul.26 (GMM/Inautonews.com) Lewis Hamilton was heavily critical of Pirelli's tyres after practice for the Hungarian grand prix. "The tyres are not going very well here," the Mercedes driver, fastest of all at the Hungaroring, where he has won four times, is quoted by the Spanish ...
‘Silly season’ strikes F1 throughout 2014 grid

Saturday, July 26th, 2014 : Jul.26 (GMM/Inautonews.com) The unofficial 'silly season' has officially hit F1, as talk of a move to Mercedes for world champion Sebastian Vettel buzzes the paddock. The rumour went full circle in the space of a couple of days, with Mercedes' Niki Lauda trying his best ...
Mercedes sticking with Brembo despite failure

Friday, July 25th, 2014 : Jul.25 (GMM/Inautonews.com) Mercedes will continue to work with brake supplier Brembo, despite Lewis Hamilton's disc failure in Hockenheim qualifying a week ago. Team figures initially described the failure - not the first on a W05 car in 2014 - as "unacceptable". In the days before Hungary, ...
Lauda rubbishes Vettel-to-Mercedes rumour

Friday, July 25th, 2014 : Jul.25 (GMM/Inautonews.com) With the summer sun baking in Budapest, 'silly season' has well and truly arrived in the F1 paddock. The big name is Sebastian Vettel, with rumours suggesting the Red Bull driver could be on the move to Mercedes in 2016. Nico Rosberg, Vettel's potential ...
PREVIEW – Hungarian GP 2014

Friday, July 25th, 2014 : “The circuit is a decent measure of a car’s mechanical grip, due to the need of having good traction out of many slow corners. In terms of aerodynamics, the problem for the teams is the same as that faced in Monaco: namely to maximize performance ...
Rosberg not worried about ‘Hamilton track’ Hungary

Friday, July 25th, 2014 : Jul.25 (GMM/Inautonews.com) Championship leader Nico Rosberg insists he is not worried about racing on 'a Hamilton track' this weekend in Hungary. Determined to hit back at his teammate after a mixed weekend in Hockenheim, Lewis Hamilton has won no fewer than four times on the ...