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Korea eyes F1 return with Seoul night race

Tuesday, September 23rd, 2014 : Sep.23 (GMM/Inautonews.com) Korea is casting jealous eyes on the success of Singapore's city night race as it plans to return to the F1 calendar. South Korea's first foray, at the desolate, highly unpopular and debt-making Yeongam circuit between 2010 and 2013, is now looked back ...
F1 ‘not what it used to be’ – Lotterer

Tuesday, September 23rd, 2014 : Sep.23 (GMM/Inautonews.com) Le Mans stars Andre Lotterer and Mark Webber have made less than flattering comparisons between their sports car machines and the modern F1 racer. In their musings, today's formula one does not fare well. For instance, reigning Le Mans winner Lotterer made a one-off ...
Red Bull denies making illegal radio calls

Tuesday, September 23rd, 2014 : Sep.23 (GMM/Inautonews.com) Red Bull has denied claims it sent illegal coded radio messages to Daniel Ricciardo during the Singapore grand prix. After the FIA's new communications clampdown took effect last weekend, McLaren pointed the finger at its rivals for disguising driver-performance related radio calls to ...
Schumacher’s son on path to F1 glory

Tuesday, September 23rd, 2014 : Sep.23 (GMM/Inautonews.com) Michael Schumacher's son is well on the road to formula one glory. As his famous father continued to recover from his skiing fall of last December, 15-year-old Mick Schumacher has become become the vice-champion of the FIA's KF-Junior karting category. The finals took place ...
Smoke becomes fire as Alonso’s Ferrari future in doubt

Tuesday, September 23rd, 2014 : Sep.23 (GMM/Inautonews.com) Where before there was merely smoke, now there are the first obvious signs of fire. Fernando Alonso's future with Ferrari is almost certainly in serious doubt. Some Spanish media sources continue to insist that the frustrated Spaniard is not interested in leaving the crisis-struck ...
Pirelli threatens to withhold tyres from Caterham – report

Tuesday, September 23rd, 2014 : Sep.23 (GMM/Inautonews.com) Caterham could be left stranded without tyres ahead of the forthcoming Japanese grand prix, according to the Dutch newspaper De Telegraaf. The report said a source close to F1's official tyre supplier has "unofficially confirmed" that Pirelli is warning Caterham it must urgently ...
Mercedes says reliability must now crown 2014 champion

Tuesday, September 23rd, 2014 : Sep.23 (GMM/Inautonews.com) Mercedes has acknowledged it needs to up its game in the reliability stakes following former championship leader Nico Rosberg's problems in Singapore. The German went into the night race with a clear points lead and as the drivers' title favourite with six races ...
McLaren accuses Red Bull of clampdown breach

Monday, September 22nd, 2014 : Sep.22 (GMM/Inautonews.com) McLaren has pointed the finger at Red Bull for allegedly breaching the FIA's new clampdown on radio communications. Although the governing body intended to immediately impose a comprehensive ban on 'performance'-related messages, the compromise reached ahead of track action in Singapore ultimately outlawed ...
Alonso, Button rumours rumble on Monday

Monday, September 22nd, 2014 : Sep.22 (GMM/Inautonews.com) Even with much of the F1 world on the long-haul return to Europe, the silly season continued to churn on Monday after the Singapore grand prix. Fernando Alonso is still the main character, even though he is technically under contract to Ferrari for ...
Alonso staying at Ferrari ‘for the moment’ – boss

Monday, September 22nd, 2014 : Sep.22 (GMM/Inautonews.com) As was uttered by a paddock dweller in Singapore this weekend, "There's no smoke without fire". He was referring to the 'Fernando Alonso situation', as the Spaniard's future continues to be the subject of high speculation in formula one circles. In Singapore, Alonso expressed ...