News Details

Drivers threaten to strike over unpaid wages

F1 drivers are threatening to strike if their teams do not pay them. Germany's Sport Bild reports that, in Bahrain recently, Kimi Raikkonen's manager Steve Robertson was seen arguing in the paddock with Lotus team boss Federico Gastaldi. Reportedly, that is because the Finn, who switched to Ferrari at the end of last year, still has not been paid in full by Lotus for the 2013 season. The magazine claims that Romain Grosjean, Nico Hulkenberg, Adrian Sutil and Kamui Kobayashi are all also waiting on overdue payments. It is believed that, under the auspices of their union, the GPDA, the F1 drivers have signed a document vowing to strike if the growing trend of not being paid continues. Sport...
Full Story »
1y ago from GrandPrix.com 0
Share

You May Also Be Interested In...

Formula 1 drivers threaten to strike over unpaid wages

Formula 1 drivers threaten to strike over unpaid wages 15 April, 2014...
1y ago from GrandPrix247.com

The history of F1 stats

The history of F1 is important to the fans, the drivers and the teams, so...
1y ago from SkySports.com

Ecclestone reveals a group of teams seeking to buy...

Bernie Ecclestone Formula 1 supremo Bernie Ecclestone on Wednesday...
1y ago from GrandPrix247.com

Teams preview the Chinese GP

The Formula One teams look ahead to the Chinese Grand Prix, round four of...
1y ago from PlanetF1.com

Elsewhere On The Network

Popular On MGPToday.com

Di Meglio undergoes surgery after testing crash

Aprilia test rider Mike di Meglio has undergone surgery on his right elbow...
1h ago from Motorsport.com

Dramatic track debut 2016 Aprilia MotoGP RS-GP crashed...

Dramatic track debut 2016 Aprilia MotoGP RS-GP crashed its first laps at...
12h ago from MotoGPFanatic.com

Rossi rules out signing one-year contract extension

Valentino Rossi has ruled out staying in MotoGP for only one more season...
18h ago from Motorsport.com

Analysis: How Rossi made Yamaha eat out of his hand

When he rejoined Yamaha from Ducati in 2013, Valentino Rossi was very much...
1d ago from Motorsport.com

Popular On IndyCarToday.com

INDYCAR: Aero comparo views

Direct comparison views of the new aero pieces debuting this week in...
16h ago from Racer.com

INDYCAR: Chilton encouraged after first test

New Chip Ganassi Racing driver Max Chilton turned his first laps in an...
1d ago from Racer.com

IndyCars tougher than ever to drive in 2016, says...

Team Penske’s Simon Pagenaud is impressed with the increased downforce...
1d ago from Motorsport.com

INDYCAR: Herta open to second Indy 500 entry

Bryan Herta says that he is hoping to run a second car for this year's...
11h ago from Racer.com

Popular On TotalWRC.com

Bertelli withdraws from Rally Sweden, angry at...

World Rally Championship driver Lorenzo Bertelli has withdrawn from...
2h ago from Crash.net

SS10: Mikkelsen makes his move

Norwegian climbs to third
2h ago from WRC.com

Østberg primed in podium position

Currently holding third place, Østberg is just 6.8 seconds adrift of...
12h ago from Motorsport.com

SS4: Scare for Sweden leader Ogier

Frenchman stretches advantage despite hitting tree
23h ago from WRC.com

Popular On GunnersToday.com

Premier League Predictor: Week 26

Nicol joins Alexis Nunes to predict an interesting slate of Premier...
1h ago from ESPNFC.co.uk

Arsenal's Arsene wenger says Leicester City have too...

The Frenchman is also aware, about Leicester's danger on the counter
2h ago from SportsKeeda.com

Arsenal vs Leicester City: Vardy vs Sanchez , Mahrez...

Can Sunday give us a clear sign whether Leicester can really go all the...
1h ago from SportsKeeda.com

Wenger Not Concerned By Giroud's Lack Of Goals

It has been revealed that Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger insists Olivier...
54m ago from Nastytackle.com

Comments

Hottest News

Schumacher fans want ‘honest’ update, says ex-manager

Michael Schumacher’s former manager Willi Weber... Read More »
54m ago from F1i.com

In photos: Best Formula 1 test liveries

Formula 1 testing is sometimes an opportunity for... Read More »
1h ago from GPUpdate.net

Wolff: Honda will be strong competitor in future

Mercedes motorsport chief Toto Wolff expects... Read More »
2h ago from F1i.com

Recent News

2014 GPToday.com
GPToday.com is not responsible for the news headlines and associated descriptions and images it indexes, the content of externally linked sites or the comments & postings of its users.

This website is unofficial and is not associated in any way with the Formula One group of companies. F1, FORMULA ONE, FORMULA 1, FIA FORMULA ONE WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP, GRAND PRIX and related marks are trade marks of Formula One Licensing B.V.