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- Ecclestone slams F1 'sprint qualifying' format
- May 6 (GMM) Bernie Ecclestone says Formula 1's new sprint qualifying format is "complete nonsense".
Earlier, before the F1 Commission rubber-stamped the 100km Saturday qualifying race that will be trialled on three occasions in 2021, the former F1 supremo sounded supportive of the move.
"Why not?" he told Sport1. "Let's see if the fans accept sprint racing."
Ecclestone, 90, went on to s...full article
- Promoter 'not ready' to confirm Russia GP switch
- May 6 (GMM) The promoter of the annual Russian GP has refused to confirm or deny speculation that the race will be relocated from Sochi to a new circuit in St Petersburg in 2022.
According to the reports, the race will take place at the new Igora Drive venue in 2022 before returning to Sochi the following year.
"The internet is a dangerous place," race promoter Rosgonki's chief Alexey Titov...full article
- Wolff says Bottas-Russell swap rumours 'nonsense'
- May 6 (GMM) Toto Wolff has dismissed as "nonsense" reports suggesting he may replace Valtteri Bottas with George Russell before the end of the 2021 season.
When asked about the rumours by Osterreich newspaper, including the assertion that Lewis Hamilton is 'almost always' ahead of Bottas, the Mercedes team boss replied: "Nonsense.
"Bottas is really good - he can take on anyone in the field....full article
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