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- F1 broadcaster to skip Vietnam over coronavirus
- Feb.20 (GMM) F1 may be pressing ahead with the inaugural Vietnam GP, but the German broadcaster RTL will not be joining the rest of the Formula 1 world in Hanoi.
One day after race organisers said the coronavirus crisis would not cause the postponement or cancellation of the April 5 event, RTL has taken its own action.
"We have a high level of responsibility to our employees," RTL sports bo...full article
- Vasseur confident Alfa Romeo will renew deal
- Feb.20 (GMM) Frederic Vasseur says he is confident team backer Alfa Romeo is not about to pull out of Formula 1.
The current contract runs out late this year, and there have been rumours that the project - the brainchild of late Ferrari president Sergio Marchionne - will be axed.
But Vasseur, in charge of the team formerly known as Sauber, is upbeat.
"When we started the partnership with...full article
- Team owner says Alonso has 2020 Indy 500 deal
- Feb.20 (GMM) Fernando Alonso has inked a deal to race in May's Indy 500.
That is the claim of Indycar team owner Michael Andretti, after it emerged recently that Honda reportedly vetoed a deal with the two-time champion.
Andretti admitted on Wednesday that he and Alonso "couldn't come to terms" but he said no party was to "blame".
The team signed up James Hinchcliffe instead.
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