Webber tips Ricciardo to ‘go well’ against Vettel

Feb.11 (GMM) Mark Webber expects his replacement at Red Bull, countryman Daniel Ricciardo, to put up a competitive defense alongside Sebastian Vettel this year.By the end of the tense Webber-Vettel pairing, the duo were barely on speaking terms while Vettel was at the top of his game, winning a fourth consecutive championship in dominant style.Australian Webber, who has switched to Le … Keep reading Source: Motorsport.com – F1 – Stories

Planning ‘all in place’ for Austria GP – Mateschitz

Feb.10 (GMM) Austria’s return to the F1 calendar this year is on track, Red Bull supremo Dietrich Mateschitz says. "We are striving for a perfect race weekend with sold out grandstands," said the Austrian billionaire, who has rebuilt the former A1-Ring circuit. … Keep reading Source: Motorsport.com – F1 – Stories

Rush will send you to Silverstone

RUSH chronicles an incredibly fast, and scary time in motorsports. The film is all about the rivalry between Niki Lauda and James Hunt, the 1976 season, and the story surrounding the dangerous era of Formula One racing. Up and coming drivers Niki Lauda and James Hunt were both given the opportunity to race in the best cars on the grid, and began a dominating assault on the season … Keep reading Source: Motorsport.com – F1 – Stories

Lotus preview teaser: Back To School

Lotus F1 Team today releases its preview teaser to the 2014 season with drivers Romain Grosjean and Pastor Maldonado and the team embracing one of the most difficult technical challenges seen in the sport for a generation. The technical department of Lotus F1 Team ran a development programme for the teaser video car in conjunction with the programme for the team’s 2014 challenger, the … Keep reading Source: Motorsport.com – F1 – Stories

GMM supports ZOOM charity auction

London- Formula ‘I will unite in February for the Zoom auction of photographs taken by the sport’s drivers and team principals in aid of Great Ormond Street Hospital Children’s Charity (GOSHCC). Along with the images, the Zoom auction includes cameras provided by leading manufacturer Nikon which have been signed by some of the sport’s biggest names. … Keep reading Source: Motorsport.com – F1 – Stories

Honda to fill financial void at McLaren – report

Feb.5 (GMM) Honda will fill any financial void at McLaren, after the great British team unveiled its new silver and black MP4-29 without replacing departed title sponsor Vodafone.We reported recently that the Woking team and Lotus are tussling for a major sponsorship deal, rumoured to be Sony Playstation.But even if McLaren – whose sponsorship asking price is probably higher – fails to … Keep reading Source: Motorsport.com – F1 – Stories

Wake-up delay for Schumacher ‘not bad sign’ – report

Feb.4 (GMM) At least a week after doctors began trying to wake Michael Schumacher from his coma, there have been no official updates about the great German’s condition.But that, according to a German publication that has been following the story in detail, is not necessarily a bad sign.”It is neither a good nor a bad sign that there has been no communication on the progress of the … Keep reading Source: Motorsport.com – F1 – Stories

Massa tips ‘clever’ Alonso to beat Raikkonen

Feb.3 (GMM) Felipe Massa has tipped his former Ferrari teammate to dominate Kimi Raikkonen at the great Italian team in 2014.Maranello marque Ferrari replaced the long-serving Brazilian with Finn Raikkonen, its 2007 world champion, over the winter, with Massa having to move to the once-great British team Williams.Ferrari justified the move on the basis that Massa couldn’t support … Keep reading Source: Motorsport.com – F1 – Stories

Mateschitz blames Renault, not team, for Red Bull crisis

Feb.1 (GMM) Team owner Dietrich Mateschitz is keeping his calm, despite a nightmarish opening test of 2014 for the reigning world champions Red Bull.While key Mercedes and Ferrari-powered rivals got up to speed at Jerez with their radical new V6, turbo and energy-recovery-powered cars, Red Bull struggled to run the RB10 with Renault issues and chassis cooling problems, ultimately … Keep reading Source: Motorsport.com – F1 – Stories