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Rosberg punished but Mercedes duo ‘free to race’

Friday, August 29th, 2014 : Aug.29 (GMM/Inautonews.com) Nico Rosberg apologised to his teammate Lewis Hamilton and Mercedes on Friday, after the German was punished by the team for last Sunday's crash. Earlier on Friday, bosses Toto Wolff and Paddy Lowe met with the championship leader and Hamilton at Brackley, where ...
Can Ricciardo do a Prost ’86?

Friday, August 29th, 2014 : For the third time this season, Mercedes faltered in their 1988-esque campaign and there’s only one man ready to pounce whenever opportunities arise. Daniel Ricciardo rides a massive wave of confidence as more experts throw in comparisons with Professor Prost. You can’t help but think ...
Ferrari looking to Haas for F1 ‘satellite’ team

Friday, August 29th, 2014 : Aug.29 (GMM/Inautonews.com) Ferrari is looking to deploy the Red Bull-like approach of installing a 'satellite' team in formula one. Alarmed by its poor start to the new turbo V6 era, it has been all change at Maranello in 2014, including the ousting of boss Stefano ...
2014 Spa pace faster than last year – analysis

Friday, August 29th, 2014 : Aug.29 (GMM/Inautonews.com) Last Sunday's Belgian grand prix was the first time the new 'power unit' era proved faster than the screaming V8-powered machines of 2013. So far this year, the turbo V6s - combined with lower downforce and heavier cars - have proved at least ...
Teen Verstappen ‘not ready’ for 2015 debut – Hakkinen

Friday, August 29th, 2014 : Aug.29 (GMM/Inautonews.com) Mika Hakkinen has added yet another disparaging response to the news Max Verstappen will make history next year as by far F1's youngest ever driver. And the 1998 and 1999 world champion does not only criticise Red Bull's decision to sign the young ...
Zetsche steps in as Mercedes struggle to manage driver war

Friday, August 29th, 2014 : Aug.29 (GMM/Inautonews.com) Daimler chairman Dieter Zetsche has become involved in resolving the damaging spat between warring Mercedes teammates Nico Rosberg and Lewis Hamilton. As team chiefs Toto Wolff, Paddy Lowe and Niki Lauda work to safeguard Mercedes' overwhelming title prospects amid an escalating driver feud, ...
Departed backers ended New York race hopes – Ecclestone

Friday, August 29th, 2014 : Aug.29 (GMM/Inautonews.com) Plans for a New York street race were foiled by financial backers that pulled out, Bernie Ecclestone has revealed. A second American grand prix, in New Jersey but amid the iconic Manhattan skyline, has appeared on draft calendars for some time but the ...
McLaren to ‘respect contracts’ in hunt for star driver

Friday, August 29th, 2014 : Aug.29 (GMM/Inautonews.com) A week before Monza, which is always a hotbed of rumours, the notorious F1 'silly season' is looking uncharacteristically uncertain. Speculation is usually rife around the time of the Italian grand prix, but looking ahead to the 2015 season and the sport's grandee ...
Top 10 Ferrari F1 drivers No.2 Alberto Ascari

Thursday, August 28th, 2014 : Like his father he was so fast, sometimes perhaps too fast. In pure natural speed and car control no driver could hold a candle to Alberto Ascari in the 1950’s. A sobre, very superstitious man he is the driver that put Ferrari on the top of ...
Merhi waiting on F1 license for Monza debut

Thursday, August 28th, 2014 : Aug.28 (GMM/Inautonews.com) Roberto Merhi is only waiting on his F1 super license before receiving the green light to make his grand prix debut next weekend at Monza. Since he was a guest of the team at Spa-Francorchamps, it has emerged that the DTM and Formula ...