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Alonso ‘an alternative, not a priority’ – Wolff

Tuesday, January 27th, 2015 : Jan.27 (GMM/Inautonews.com) Talks to renew world champion Lewis Hamilton's contract are finally looming, Mercedes team boss Toto Wolff has announced. The British driver's current contract expires at the end of this year, and Wolff has already declared that Fernando Alonso and Valtteri Bottas are at ...
2015 revival could see Dinnington return for Manor

Tuesday, January 27th, 2015 : Jan.27 (GMM/Inautonews.com) If the former Marussia team survives the winter, it will have to house itself elsewhere. That is because Haas, F1's new American entrant for 2016, has confirmed reports it has bought the Marussia facility in Banbury from the ailing team's administrators. Haas denied, however, ...
Only Mercedes, Williams to test 2015 engine at Jerez

Tuesday, January 27th, 2015 : Jan.27 (GMM/Inautonews.com) Nine weeks after the 2014 finale, formula one is now counting down the mere days before the resumption of track action. The winter lull will soon be replaced by a spate of car unveilings and the sound of F1 2015, as the first ...
Sauber set for blue and yellow livery – report

Monday, January 26th, 2015 : Jan.26 (GMM/Inautonews.com) Sauber looks set to swap its white and grey livery for prominent blue and yellow for the 2015 season. That is the claim of the Portuguese-language publication Universo, claiming the Swiss team's colour choice is in deference to new driver Felipe Nasr's major ...
Mexico on schedule for 2015 return

Monday, January 26th, 2015 : Jan.26 (GMM/Inautonews.com) Organisers of this year's revived Mexican grand prix have announced they are on course to bounce back into formula one in November. The country has been missing from the calendar since 1992, but the very same Hermanos Rodriguez circuit in Mexico City is ...
Rosberg predicts more Mercedes dominance

Monday, January 26th, 2015 : Jan.26 (GMM/Inautonews.com) Nico Rosberg has tipped another season of F1 superiority for Mercedes. Last year, as the turbo V6 era dawned, the German driver and his teammate, the new reigning champion Lewis Hamilton, duelled for the title in a battle rarely challenged by any rivals. And ...
F1 should think again as ‘myth’ tracks disappear – Imola

Monday, January 26th, 2015 : Jan.26 (GMM/Inautonews.com) F1's historic venues are struggling to write the next chapters of the sport. Germany looks set to fall off the 2015 calendar, and other traditional hosts like France and also Imola, the former Italian venue of the annual San Marino grand prix, are ...
F1 on track for engine change after 2016

Monday, January 26th, 2015 : Jan.26 (GMM/Inautonews.com) F1 is on course for a sharp change of direction after 2016. Ferrari boss Maurizio Arrivabene is calling for a "revolution" on the technical front, as Bernie Ecclestone also looks to spice up the sport's speed and sound just a year after the ...
Renault wants to halve gap to Mercedes in 2015

Monday, January 26th, 2015 : Jan.26 (GMM/Inautonews.com) Boss Cyril Abiteboul has admitted Renault was about 60 horse power down on dominant 2014 title winners Mercedes last year. "We estimate the gap between our engine and that of Mercedes at the end of the season to be about 60 horse power," ...
Hamilton signs with music PR agency

Saturday, January 24th, 2015 : Jan.24 (GMM/Inautonews.com) World champion Lewis Hamilton has replaced one entertainment-based management agency with another, British newspapers the Daily Mail and Telegraph report. In November, despite not yet negotiating a new Mercedes contract beyond 2015, the Briton split with Spice Girls-famed Simon Fuller's XIX Entertainment. The 30-year-old, ...