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Grand Prix 247 15 December 2017
2017 Toro Rosso Analysis: A Most Eventful Year
They may not even be the primary team in the Red Bull operation, but when it came to all-around eventfulness, no team on the grid topped Toro Rosso in 2017. Season Summary  As has been the case for several years, Te...

Grand Prix 247 14 December 2017
Wolff: Our target is to identify the next Lewis Hamilton
Mercedes team chief Toto Wolff laments the fact that Pascal Wehrlein is unlikely to be on the Formula 1 grid in 2018 despite having a solid year with backmarkers Sauber while revealing that the quest to find the nex...

Grand Prix 247 14 December 2017
Arrivabene:†For Mercedes winning is a habit
Ferrari F1 chief Maurizio Arrivabene admires the manner in which Mercedes have turned winning grand prix races into a habit while admitting that he envies the way the German team is organised and points this out as ...

Grand Prix 247 14 December 2017
Alonso and De la Rosa tackle Dubai 24 Hours karting race
While his Formula 1 peers enjoy their winter break in exotic locations, chilling and relaxing, Fernando Alonso will be doing what he loves most: racing! The Spaniard has entered a team – FA Racing – for this ...

Grand Prix 247 14 December 2017
Pippa Mann: A true step backwards from the FIA
Six times Indy 500 contestant Pippa Mann revealed her disdain for the recent appointment of Carmen Jorda to the Women In Motorsport Commission claiming that the Spanish driver, who advocates separate Formula 1 series for...

Grand Prix 247 14 December 2017
Boullier: I have learned about the danger of honeymoons!
Eric Boullier will experience his second ‘honeymoon’ in less than four years as McLaren enter an engine partnership with Renault in an effort to catapult the team up the grid after a period of desperation and...

Grand Prix 247 13 December 2017
Drivers unite amid concern over future of Formula 1
Formula 1 drivers, including four times World Champion Lewis Hamilton, have shown rare solidarity by all signing up for the Grand Prix Driversí Association (GPDA) amid concern for the sportís future direction. GPDA ...

Grand Prix 247 13 December 2017
Hamilton: I have that same mindset now for next year
In the wake of the 2017 season ending in Abu Dhabi, the season’s Formula 1 World Champion Lewis Hamilton was a very busy man making visits to Petronas HQ in Kuala Lumpur, the team factory in Brackley and more recen...

Grand Prix 247 13 December 2017
Todt: F1 engines are too complicated and too expensive
With Formula 1 owners and the sport’s top teams apparently squaring up for a battle to determine the future road-map for the future, FIA president Jean Todt warns that marginalising the current engine suppliers in ...

Grand Prix 247 13 December 2017
Wolff: Everyone in the team wants Valtteri to succeed
Amid a strong lobby to promote Esteban Ocon to Mercedes at the end of 2018, Silver Arrows chief Toto Wolff is adamant that his team are firmly behind Valtteri Bottas and making the Finn’s tenure with the team a suc...