F1 Gossip

Emilia Romagna GP

Date: Sunday, 19 May, 2024
Track: Autodromo Enzo e Dino Ferrari

♖ Next GP: Autodromo Enzo e Dino Ferrari, better known as Imola.

♖ Toto Wolff challenges Adrian Newey to fix Mercedes’s issues.

♖ It’s rumoured that Sauber driver Zhou Guanyu is the favourite to replace Kevin Magnussen at Haas. 

♖ Over half of the F1 drivers are still trying to secure a contract for next season.

♖ Haas countersues Guenther Steiner for trademark infringements.

♖ Red Bull will benefit from an upgrade package at this weekend’s F1 Emilia Romagna Grand Prix.

♖ Marko admits Red Bull will miss Newey sorely and believes Ferrari are the likely beneficiaries.

♖ General Motors won’t let Andretti’s F1 entry attempt fail.

♖ Alpine may be interested in Mick Schumacher for an F1 seat.

♖ Fans of F1 have brutally assessed George Russell.

♖ Nico Rosberg believes it is too early for Mercedes to decide on Andrea Kimi Antonelli.

♖ Lewis Hamilton says his biggest frustration is the Pirelli’s current 18-inch tyres.

♖ The BBC thinks Daniel Ricciardo and Logan Sergeant will most likely lose seats.

♖ Many consider the Imola GP will determine the balance of the 2024 season. 

♖ Esteban Ocon and Pierre Gasly have both reportedly felt purposeless at Alpine.

♖ Alex Albon has signed a new multi-year contract extension to remain with Williams.

♖ Toto Wolff believes it will take a few more races for the team to learn from its poor performance so far in 2024.

♖ Ferrari claims it will narrow the gap with Red Bull following Imola upgrades. 

♖ Why has Alex Albon, a driver associated with Red Bull, Ferrari, and Mercedes, signed with Williams?

♖ Red Bull warns its rivals to anticipate significant enhancements following upgrades.

♖ Ferrari has hired two key team members, Jerome d’Ambrosio and Loic Serra from Mercedes.

♖ Ferrari junior driver Oliver Bearman is to replace Kevin Magnussen for the opening practice session in Imola.

♖ Toto Wolff has confirmed that Mercedes will also bring important upgrades for Imola.

♖ Mercedes Hamilton’s replacement options have reduced with Verstappen unlikely and Alexander Albon’s new contract.