Feature: Who should partner Vettel in 2017?

Feature: Who should partner Vettel in 2017?

With Nico Rosberg set to extend his stay at Mercedes, the key to this year's driver market appears to revolve around Ferrari driver Kimi Räikkönen. Should the Finn remain onboard for a fourth straight campaign? If not, who should replace him as Sebastian Vettel's team-mate? GPUpdate.net analyses the situation. Read more…

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  1. Saturday 25 June 2016

  2. Feature: Who should partner Vettel in 2017? 09:22

    Feature: Who should partner Vettel in 2017?

    With Nico Rosberg set to extend his stay at Mercedes, the key to this year's driver market appears to revolve around Ferrari driver Kimi Räikkönen. Should the…

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  3. Saturday 18 June 2016

  4. Grosjean happier over Haas handling 06:02

    Grosjean happier over Haas handling

    Romain Grosjean says Haas has taken a step in the right direction at the European Grand Prix after recent complaints over the handling of the VF-16. Grosjean…

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  5. Tuesday 14 June 2016

  6. Grosjean: Haas 'not far from points' 11:12

    Grosjean: Haas 'not far from points'

    Romain Grosjean insists Haas is not far from the points paying positions despite both he and team-mate Esteban Gutiérrez finishing outside of the top 10 at the…

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  7. Monday 30 May 2016

  8. Grosjean left to rue Räikkönen incident 14:16

    Grosjean left to rue Räikkönen incident

    Haas driver Romain Grosjean was left to rue what might have been after getting inadvertently blocked off by Ferrari rival Kimi Räikkönen at the Monaco Grand…

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  9. Saturday 28 May 2016

  10. Grosjean rues out-lap traffic after Q2 exit 17:17

    Grosjean rues out-lap traffic after Q2 exit

    Romain Grosjean says getting stuck behind the Mercedes drivers on his warm-up lap during qualifying for the Monaco Grand Prix compromised his prospects of…

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  11. Tuesday 24 May 2016

  12. Grosjean helmet pays tribute to Bianchi 08:50

    Grosjean helmet pays tribute to Bianchi

    Romain Grosjean will pay tribute to the late Jules Bianchi with a special helmet in Monaco. Grosjean's design features a faded image of Bianchi, along with…

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  13. Monday 16 May 2016

  14. Gutiérrez 'ran out of tyres' in final laps 13:42

    Gutiérrez 'ran out of tyres' in final laps

    Haas driver Esteban Gutiérrez says he simply "ran out" of tyre life at the end of the Spanish Grand Prix, as he dropped out of the points-paying…

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  15. Thursday 12 May 2016

  16. Grosjean open to NASCAR outing 12:13

    Grosjean open to NASCAR outing

    Romain Grosjean says he is receptive to the idea of an outing in NASCAR, with his Formula 1 boss Gene Haas also co-owning an outfit in the American-based…

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  17. Monday 2 May 2016

  18. Grosjean: Still 'many things' to improve 09:32

    Grosjean: Still 'many things' to improve

    Haas' Romain Grosjean expressed his satisfaction at returning to the points at the Russian Grand Prix, though says there are still "so many things we can…

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  19. Sunday 1 May 2016

  20. Gutiérrez hopes for 'surprises' in Russia 10:36

    Gutiérrez hopes for 'surprises' in Russia

    Esteban Gutiérrez concedes Haas will be reliant on "surprises" further up the grid if the team is to score points at the Russian Grand Prix. Gutiérrez, who…

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  21. Wednesday 27 April 2016

  22. Grosjean: Haas starts from zero every race 10:57

    Grosjean: Haas starts from zero every race

    Romain Grosjean says that Haas starts from "zero" at every race weekend, despite the new squad's promising start to the 2016 Formula 1 campaign. Haas…

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  23. Saturday 23 April 2016

  24. Grosjean: Haas will learn from China 09:28

    Grosjean: Haas will learn from China

    Romain Grosjean says that Haas will learn from its lacklustre showing at the Chinese Grand Prix, as he slumped to a lowly 19th place. Grosjean collected…

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  25. Sunday 17 April 2016

  26. Grosjean describes 'horrific' race experience 12:10

    Grosjean describes 'horrific' race experience

    Haas driver Romain Grosjean labelled his Chinese Grand Prix experience as "horrific" as he struggled to his joint-lowest F1 classification. Grosjean, who…

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  27. Friday 15 April 2016

  28. Brake fire accentuates Haas' 'very difficult' day 10:06

    Brake fire accentuates Haas' 'very difficult' day

    A brake fire for Esteban Gutiérrez compounded a troublesome day of running for Haas during Friday practice for the Chinese Grand Prix, with team-mate Romain…

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  29. Monday 11 April 2016

  30. Grosjean: Still 'huge potential' to unlock 09:50

    Grosjean: Still 'huge potential' to unlock

    Romain Grosjean says that there is still "huge potential" for Haas to unlock with its maiden VF-16 chassis, after impressively taking back-to-back top six…

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  31. Monday 4 April 2016

  32. Winners and Losers: Bahrain Grand Prix 16:06

    Winners and Losers: Bahrain Grand Prix

    Mercedes' Nico Rosberg collected his second victory of the year as his rivals encountered problems, while others shone beneath the lights. GPUpdate.net presents…

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  33. Sunday 3 April 2016

  34. Grosjean describes 'dream' start for Haas 19:30

    Grosjean describes 'dream' start for Haas

    Romain Grosjean has described a "dream" start for Haas in Formula 1 after recording a second successive points-scoring result. Grosjean finished sixth in the…

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  35. Grosjean targets more points from top 10 03:08

    Grosjean targets more points from top 10

    Romain Grosjean believes Haas must target another points finish after the Frenchman only narrowly missed out on a slot in Q3 during qualifying for the Bahrain…

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  36. Saturday 2 April 2016

  37. Kerb vibrations caused Haas wing issue 10:19

    Kerb vibrations caused Haas wing issue

    Vibrations over the kerbs caused Romain Grosjean's front wing break during second practice for the Bahrain Grand Prix, team boss Guenther Steiner has…

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  38. Monday 28 March 2016

  39. Grosjean hopes for clean Bahrain weekend 12:42

    Grosjean hopes for clean Bahrain weekend

    Haas driver Romain Grosjean is hopeful of a smooth weekend at the upcoming Bahrain Grand Prix, in order to unlock further potential in the Ferrari-powered…

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  40. Monday 21 March 2016

  41. Winners and Losers: Australian Grand Prix 16:44

    Winners and Losers: Australian Grand Prix

    Nico Rosberg opened his 2016 account with victory by leading a Mercedes 1-2 as Ferrari had a sniff of a win and F1's new team scored points. GPUpdate.net…

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  42. Haas: Grosjean 'drove his heart out' 15:08

    Haas: Grosjean 'drove his heart out'

    Gene Haas has praised Romain Grosjean and says the Frenchman "drove his heart out" as he finished in sixth place on the team's debut at the Australian Grand…

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  43. Sunday 20 March 2016

  44. Grosjean: Points feel like a win for Haas 08:02

    Grosjean: Points feel like a win for Haas

    Romain Grosjean praised his Haas outfit as he was able to claim sixth place on the team's debut at the Australian Grand Prix. Grosjean, who started from 19th…

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  45. Saturday 19 March 2016

  46. Haas drivers upbeat over potential 13:30

    Haas drivers upbeat over potential

    Haas drivers Romain Grosjean and Esteban Gutiérrez say they are encouraged by the potential of the VF-16, and believe its pace is not reflected in the results…

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  47. Haryanto hit with three-place grid penalty 05:47

    Haryanto hit with three-place grid penalty

    Rio Haryanto has been given a three-place grid penalty for his maiden Formula 1 start in Australia, after colliding with Romain Grosjean in the pit lane during…

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  48. Friday 11 March 2016

  49. Feature: Grosjean's rollercoaster ride to Haas 12:22

    Feature: Grosjean's rollercoaster ride to Haas

    For the 2016 season, Romain Grosjean left an established team to front the first American-led Formula 1 effort in 30 years. GPUpdate.net sat down with the…

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  50. Saturday 5 March 2016

  51. Grosjean praises Haas for quick fixes 09:36

    Grosjean praises Haas for quick fixes

    Romain Grosjean has paid tribute to the Haas workforce for carrying out quick fixes that led to the new outfit's most productive day of pre-season testing at…

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  52. Friday 4 March 2016

  53. Gutiérrez gets extra running after troubles 07:47

    Gutiérrez gets extra running after troubles

    Haas driver Esteban Gutiérrez will get an extra half a day of running in the VF-16 at the Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya on Friday after his troubles earlier…

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  54. Thursday 3 March 2016

  55. Brake-by-wire behind Grosjean incidents 18:37

    Brake-by-wire behind Grosjean incidents

    Romain Grosjean's off track incidents during pre-season testing in Barcelona on Thursday were a result of brake-by-wire issues. Grosjean went off track at…

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  56. Grosjean mystified by testing incident 13:27

    Grosjean mystified by testing incident

    Haas F1 driver Romain Grosjean was left puzzled by his incident at the end of the morning session on the penultimate pre-season test day in…

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  57. Wednesday 2 March 2016

  58. Grosjean to mentor Renault-backed Delétraz 15:30

    Grosjean to mentor Renault-backed Delétraz

    Haas F1 driver Romain Grosjean has announced that he is to provide support to Renault-backed Formula V8 3.5 racer Louis Delétraz from the 2016…

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  59. Monday 22 February 2016

  60. Haas flying in front wing for second day 18:51

    Haas flying in front wing for second day

    Haas team boss Guenther Steiner has confirmed that the outfit is flying in a new front wing for the second day of testing at Barcelona. Romain Grosjean…

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  61. Tuesday 16 February 2016

  62. Grosjean set for 'unbelievable' first test 14:26

    Grosjean set for 'unbelievable' first test

    Romain Grosjean says that it will be an "unbelievable" feeling to debut Haas' maiden Formula 1 challenger when pre-season testing kicks off in Spain next…

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  63. Sunday 14 February 2016

  64. Grosjean to debut new Haas at first test 17:02

    Grosjean to debut new Haas at first test

    Haas has confirmed its driver schedule for pre-season testing at the Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya, with Romain Grosjean set to give its 2016 challenger its…

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  65. Friday 29 January 2016

  66. Haas drivers will 'complement each other' 10:39

    Haas drivers will 'complement each other'

    Gene Haas says that he expects Romain Grosjean and Esteban Gutiérrez "to complement each other" during his eponymous team's debut 2016 season in Formula…

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  67. Monday 11 January 2016

  68. Grosjean 'not ready' for Formula 1 in 2009 10:08

    Grosjean 'not ready' for Formula 1 in 2009

    Romain Grosjean has admitted that he was not ready to make the jump to Formula 1 when he received a mid-season promotion to race for Renault in…

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  69. Saturday 9 January 2016

  70. Steiner: Haas line-up boosts credibility 09:46

    Steiner: Haas line-up boosts credibility

    Haas Team Principal Guenther Steiner says that the outfit's decision to recruit Romain Grosjean and Esteban Gutiérrez enhances its credibility, as it ramps up…

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  71. Wednesday 6 January 2016

  72. Grosjean not using Haas for Ferrari chance 09:15

    Grosjean not using Haas for Ferrari chance

    Romain Grosjean has insisted that his move to Haas for the 2016 season was not made with a view to increasing his chances of racing for Ferrari in the…

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  73. Monday 14 December 2015

  74. 2015 review: Lotus mired in the midfield 08:52

    2015 review: Lotus mired in the midfield

    Having covered the top five teams last week, GPUpdate.net moves further down the grid and continues by reflecting on Lotus' 2015 campaign, in which progress was…

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  75. Sunday 29 November 2015

  76. Grosjean rounds off Lotus career with points 17:05

    Grosjean rounds off Lotus career with points

    Romain Grosjean expressed his gratitude to Lotus as he rounded off his career at the outfit by scoring points with a ninth-place finish at the Abu Dhabi Grand…

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  77. Grosjean gets five-place gearbox drop 11:00

    Grosjean gets five-place gearbox drop

    Romain Grosjean has been hit with a five-place grid penalty for the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix, his final race for the Lotus team, after mechanics were forced to…

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  78. Friday 20 November 2015

  79. Grosjean set for 'emotional' Lotus send-off 14:22

    Grosjean set for 'emotional' Lotus send-off

    Romain Grosjean says he is braced for an "emotional" final outing for Lotus at next weekend's Abu Dhabi season finale, as he brings to an end a 10-year spell…

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  80. Monday 16 November 2015

  81. Grosjean describes 'emotional' weekend 09:35

    Grosjean describes 'emotional' weekend

    Romain Grosjean says he was pleased to score points at the end of an "emotional" Brazilian Grand Prix weekend, after Friday night's terrorist attacks in…

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  82. Friday 23 October 2015

  83. Lotus alters practice run plan due to weather 15:36

    Lotus alters practice run plan due to weather

    Lotus has altered its run plan for the opening day of practice at the United States Grand Prix, due to the poor weather conditions arriving at the Circuit of…

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  84. Tuesday 20 October 2015

  85. Grosjean adds to F1 presence at RoC 10:21

    Grosjean adds to F1 presence at RoC

    Romain Grosjean has become the fifth current Formula 1 driver to sign up for this year's Race of Champions, which takes place at London's former Olympic Stadium…

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  86. Sunday 18 October 2015

  87. Grosjean broke seat in Sochi accident 11:02

    Grosjean broke seat in Sochi accident

    Lotus driver Romain Grosjean has revealed that the impact of his crash during last weekend's Russian Grand Prix broke the seat of his E23 Hybrid. Grosjean…

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  88. Sunday 11 October 2015

  89. Grosjean apologises after spectacular crash 15:12

    Grosjean apologises after spectacular crash

    Romain Grosjean apologised to Lotus after he suffered a high-speed exit during the early stages of the Russian Grand Prix. Grosjean had been trailing…

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  90. Friday 2 October 2015

  91. Grosjean: I would have raced for Renault 09:12

    Grosjean: I would have raced for Renault

    Romain Grosjean says he would have stayed with Lotus for the 2016 season, had French manufacturer Renault completed its planned takeover of the team…

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  92. Thursday 1 October 2015

  93. Haas admits pressure to sign American 08:42

    Haas admits pressure to sign American

    Gene Haas has admitted that he came under pressure to sign an American driver for his eponymous team's debut Formula 1 season, but says there were no viable…

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  94. Wednesday 30 September 2015

  95. 11:07

    Video: Haas reveals Grosjean as driver

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  96. Grosjean targets early points with Haas 08:30

    Grosjean targets early points with Haas

    New Haas F1 Team recruit Romain Grosjean has set his sights on scoring early-season points finishes during the outfit's debut Formula 1 campaign next…

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  97. Tuesday 29 September 2015

  98. 17:06

    Photos: Haas F1 Team confirms Grosjean

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  99. Feature: Grosjean gambles on new challenge 16:41

    Feature: Grosjean gambles on new challenge

    Romain Grosjean's move from an established title-winning outfit to a start-up squad may seem a surprise decision from one of Formula 1's fastest drivers, but it…

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  100. Steiner: Grosjean the 'best' candidate 16:29

    Steiner: Grosjean the 'best' candidate

    Haas Team Principal Guenther Steiner has described Romain Grosjean as the "best" driver to lead the squad into its debut 2016 season. Steiner sounded out…

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  101. Haas F1 confirms Grosjean as first driver 16:03

    Haas F1 confirms Grosjean as first driver

    Haas F1 Team has confirmed that it has signed Lotus driver Romain Grosjean, as it continues preparations for its debut season in 2016, during a press conference…

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  102. Sunday 27 September 2015

  103. Double points finish delights Lotus pair 09:19

    Double points finish delights Lotus pair

    Lotus duo Romain Grosjean and Pastor Maldonado expressed their satisfaction after both making the points at the Japanese Grand Prix. Grosjean gained a place…

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  104. Friday 25 September 2015

  105. Lotus surprised by Grosjean departure 16:24

    Lotus surprised by Grosjean departure

    Lotus Deputy Team Principal Federico Gastaldi has admitted that the outfit had expected Romain Grosjean to extend his stay with the squad into the 2016…

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  106. Thursday 24 September 2015

  107. Lotus hopeful despite freight delays 11:11

    Lotus hopeful despite freight delays

    Lotus remains hopeful that its Japanese Grand Prix programme will not be adversly impacted by freight delays, brought on by its current financial…

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  108. Monday 21 September 2015

  109. Grosjean poised to leave Lotus for Haas 15:05

    Grosjean poised to leave Lotus for Haas

    Romain Grosjean is poised to leave Lotus for the arriving Haas F1 Team next season, despite the anticipated takeover of the Enstone-based outfit by French…

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  110. Saturday 19 September 2015

  111. Q3 appearance surprises Grosjean 18:34

    Q3 appearance surprises Grosjean

    Lotus driver Romain Grosjean declared himself "happy" after he was able to progress through to Q3 during qualifying for the Singapore Grand Prix. Grosjean…

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