Latest articles by GMM


The season is still very long - Rosberg

Nico Rosberg isn't ready to give up on winning this year's Formula 1 title yet, despite having been beaten at all four Grands Prix so far in 2015 by Lewis Hamilton.

Boullier not expecting big step in Spain

McLaren is unlikely to take a “big step” forward at the upcoming Spanish Grand Prix, according to Eric Boullier.

Jules Bianchi's father speaks of family's continued hopes

Philippe Bianchi, the father of injured Formula 1 star Jules, has spoken candidly in an interview about his son's ongoing fight and how it is affecting his family.

Sauber under no illusions about constructors' position

Peter Sauber has said it would be foolish for his eponymous team to expect to keep its current fourth place in the Formula 1 constructors' standings, despite its strong start to the 2015 season.

Red Bull changes brake supplier for China

Red Bull Racing has switched brake manufacturer for the Chinese Grand Prix, after suffering severe problems in the previous race in Malaysia.

Rosberg: I'm not going to play number 2 role

Nico Rosberg has denied that anything will change in terms of his status within the Mercedes team in China, following Ferrari's victory in Malaysia.

Pirelli chief calls for radical F1 overhaul

Pirelli's Paul Hembery has urged Formula 1 to make radical changes to its format before committing to a new tyre supply contract.

Van der Garde: Sauber contract saga should "change F1"

Giedo van der Garde has spoken out about pressing his claim against Sauber in Melbourne, and says the situation should never be allowed to happen again.

Renault hopeful Red Bull will solve its issues by China

Renault's director of operations Remi Taffin says the Red Bull-Renault package will be much stronger once the team has solved its problems by the Chinese Grand Prix.

Vettel, not Hamilton a better F1 ambassador - Capelli

Ferrari driver Sebastian Vettel is a better Formula 1 ambassador than world champion Lewis Hamilton.

Marko slams "sad" age restrictions in F1

The age restrictions that will be enforced in Formula 1 starting next year are "sad", according to Red Bull advisor Helmut Marko.

Red Bull admits chassis also to blame for poor form

Red Bull advisor Helmut Marko has admitted the team's chassis is also to blame for the poor start to the 2015 Formula 1 season.

Red Bull, Renault agree to end public spat

Red Bull and Renault have agreed to put an end to their war of words and focus on making progress to catch Formula 1 rival Ferrari.

Trulli would choose Vettel over Alonso

Former Formula 1 driver Jarno Trulli says he would choose Sebastian Vettel over Fernando Alonso, as he says the Spaniard is difficult to work with.

Lauda: German GP axe "sad" but inevitable

Niki Lauda has described the official demise of Mercedes' home race this year as "sad".

Booth says Bianchi points saved Manor

Manor team principal John Booth says his team would not exist anymore should Jules Bianchi had not scored points in last year's Monaco Grand Prix.

Ecclestone: Mercedes head-started as they knew a bit more

Bernie Ecclestone claims Mercedes had a head-start over its engine rivals at the start of F1's controversial turbo V6 era.

Mercedes hits back at Red Bull criticism

Mercedes chiefs have lashed back at those calling for immediate rule changes after the opening race of 2015.

FIA still investigating Alonso crash

The FIA is still investigating Fernando Alonso's mysterious Barcelona testing crash last month.

Perez backs van der Garde in Sauber row

Former Sauber driver Sergio Perez has sided with Giedo van der Garde in the Swiss team's case against the Dutchman.

Kvyat says Verstappen may be too young for F1

The critics continue to talk about Max Verstappen and his age during this first year of his F1 career. Many say 17 is too young to be behind the wheel in the pinnacle of F1.

Bianchi's father unsure if his son will wake up

Philippe Bianchi says he still does not know if the Frenchman will ever recover from his Japanese Grand Prix crash.

Briatore says Alonso crash "very strange"

Fernando Alonso's manager Flavio Briatore has labeled the Spanish driver's Barcelona testing crash as "very strange".

Briatore: Italians 'never talked about Vettel'

Flavio Briatore has giggled at the new 'Sebastian Vettel fever' at Maranello.

Villeneuve slams Alonso for lack of Ferrari 'respect'

Jacques Villeneuve has sided firmly with Ferrari after F1's highest profile driver move.

German GP must meet 'conditions' - Ecclestone

Bernie Ecclestone has suggested the matter of the embattled German Grand Prix is purely financial.

Force India: Points are possible in Melbourne

Force India is expecting to be near the back of the grid at next weekend's Melbourne season opener.

Mercedes will not totally dominate 2015 - Lauda

Mercedes should see some challenges according to Niki Lauda.

FIA confirms helmet design change ban

Formula One's ruling body, the FIA, has confirmed drivers will be unable to change their helmet designs during the season.

Honda in the dark about 2015 'tokens'

Honda has locked in McLaren's power unit for the 2015 Formula One season still unsure about how many 'tokens' it will have.

Ecclestone set to bring prize money release forward

Formula One supremo Bernie Ecclestone is set to bring forward a scheduled release of $30 million in prize money to help troubled teams, according to media reports.

Cash-flow crisis puts teams at risk for Melbourne

Force India, Sauber and Lotus all ask Bernie Ecclestone for help ahead of the 2015 season, as they risk not making the grid.

Rivals in awe of Mercedes pace in Barcelona testing

Vettel admits Rosberg's time on soft tyres was "awesome" as World Champions show their hand.

Mercedes finds a loophole in camera mount ruling

Mercedes has found a clever way around the issue of reportedly 'illegal' camera mountings at the front of its title-defending 2015 car.

FIA to investigate Alonso's Barcelona crash

Governing body keen that the F1 'community' can learn from what happened last Sunday.

Could Fernando Alonso miss the season opener?

Comments from Alonso's manager Luis Garcia suggests that they are not ruling out missing the opening round of the championship.

Vettel is 'better off' at Ferrari, says Webber

Former teammate backs Seb's move away from Red Bull to allow him to 'get more out of himself'.

'No room for mistakes' to save Italian Grand Prix

Italian Grand Prix organisers have "no room for mistakes" if the legendary Monza circuit is to stay in the Formula One calendar.

Race seat with Manor 'was a big risk' - Palmer

Jolyon Palmer opted for the reserve seat at Lotus rather than hoping talks with the former Marussia team bore fruit for 2015.

Alonso in doubt for upcoming test

Fernando Alonso may sit out the final test of the 2015 pre-season in the wake of his Barcelona crash.

Briatore: Alonso "does not remember crash"

Flavio Briatore says Fernando Alonso does not remember the crash that has left him in a Barcelona hospital.

Mercedes still favourite in 'engine championship'

The nature of the 'new' Formula One means Mercedes will be hard to beat in 2015.

Star engineer Rory Byrne is helping Ferrari's revolution

Veteran technical chief is back at Maranello and is mentoring its current chief designer.

Conspiracy theories run wildfire after Alonso crash

Fernando Alonso's testing crash in his new McLaren-Honda has triggered wild speculation about the cause.

Marchionne: F1 revolution delay "avoids huge problems"

New Ferrari chief backs rules stability through 2016, and hints at further Alfa Romeo involvement in the future.

Alonso could stay in hospital for second night

Fernando Alonso could spend a second night in hospital, his manager Luis Garcia Abad has admitted, after his mysterious crash during the final day of the second 2015 winter test.

Top teams rejected 'semi-constructors' proposal

Three midfield teams have reportedly proposed that F1's rules be tweaked so that 'semi-constructors' are legal.

Let drivers express themselves, says helmet painter

Sebastian Vettel's helmet painter questions new ruling that is set to ban changing designs.

Button admits McLaren-Honda 'won't win first race'

Former world champion puts a brave face on Honda struggles.

Renault considers buying F1 team - report

Might the French car manufacturer return as a full-blown Formula One constructor?

Bottas preferred Bahrain over Barcelona

Valtteri Bottas has lamented the end of winter testing in the island Kingdom of Bahrain.

Vettel must beat Raikkonen in 2015 - Coulthard

Sebastian Vettel must beat friend and new Ferrari teammate Kimi Raikkonen in 2015.