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The famous Nuerburgring goes to a Russian investor

Friday, October 31st, 2014 : They didn’t manage to impose their will after the Second World War, but maybe the global capitalism move aids them in securing a prized piece of German automotive history. The Russians have taken over the Nuerburgring. According to the circuit’s administrator, the financially troubled Nuerburgring race ...
FIA to tackle cost problem after team failures

Friday, October 31st, 2014 : Oct.31 (GMM/Inautonews.com) With Caterham and Marussia in the throes of failure, the governing FIA has admitted it is concerned about the financial situation in F1. It is believed the next most endangered team on the grid is the Swiss privateer Sauber, whose boss and co-owner ...
Forza Rossa still waiting for FIA approval

Friday, October 31st, 2014 : Oct.31 (GMM/Inautonews.com) Forza Rossa, a Romanian project targeting a debut in formula one, has played down reports it has already been granted an entry by the FIA. Reports this week suggested that with Caterham now close to collapse, advisor Colin Kolles is set to return ...
Alonso keeps F1 guessing over future

Friday, October 31st, 2014 : Oct.31 (GMM/Inautonews.com) Fernando Alonso is keeping the F1 paddock in the dark over his future, as a string of rival drivers also wait impatiently for his next move. Undoubtedly the most powerful player on the driver market, the Spaniard is said to have definitely split ...
Russian billionaire buys Nurburgring

Friday, October 31st, 2014 : Oct.31 (GMM/Inautonews.com) After the Capricorn deal fell through, a new owner for the German grand prix venue at the Nurburgring has already been found. Until recently, the embattled Nurburgring's buyer was the Dusseldorf automotive company Capricorn, whose chief Robertino Wild failed to make the second ...
Verstappen wants Vergne to be Toro Rosso teammate

Friday, October 31st, 2014 : Oct.31 (GMM/Inautonews.com) Max Verstappen says he would prefer to be Jean-Eric Vergne's teammate next year. Red Bull, the owner of Toro Rosso, is yet to decide whether the experienced Frenchman Vergne, 24, will get one more year at Faenza, or if the new Formula Renault ...
Mercedes not ready to let drivers ‘off leash’

Friday, October 31st, 2014 : Oct.31 (GMM/Inautonews.com) Mercedes is not yet willing to let its drivers "off the leash" in their three-race fight for the drivers' title. That is despite the German squad having wrapped up the crucial and lucrative constructors' championship three weeks ago in Russia. It was said at ...
Caterham’s Ericsson set for Sauber switch

Friday, October 31st, 2014 : Oct.31 (GMM/Inautonews.com) Marcus Ericsson looks set to keep his formula one career alive by signing with Sauber for 2015. Said to carry some $18 million in personal sponsorship, the Swedish rookie is trackside in Austin this weekend despite the absence of his failing existing team, ...
Grosjean reveals Lotus exit clause

Friday, October 31st, 2014 : Oct.31 (GMM/Inautonews.com) Romain Grosjean has revealed an exit clause will allow him to walk away from Lotus at the end of the season. Insiders believe the Frenchman, obviously frustrated by the Enstone team's struggles in 2014, is waiting for the Fernando Alonso situation to clear ...
Family denies Bianchi to leave Japan

Friday, October 31st, 2014 : Oct.31 (GMM/Inautonews.com) Jules Bianchi's family has denied reports the French driver could soon be transferred from the hospital in Japan. This Sunday will mark four weeks since the Marussia driver's life-threatening Suzuka crash, and the family announced in a new statement late on Thursday that ...