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Fernando Alonso I was missing school

Fernando Alonso I was missing school

The pilot of McLaren Fernando Alonso admitted that for the sake of karting even missed school.Fernando Alonso "When I was 13, I quickly gained experience and began spending time in Italy, working with the manufacturer of the engines and learning all that I could. It was there that I began to fully understand the kart and karting in General. In addition, I had to skip school when I went to Italy. And I liked it I've got knowledge of a different type.In 1996 I won the world Junior championship...

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2017-05-25 11:24:05

Sebastian Vettel We can win all five races of the season

Sebastian Vettel We can win all five races of the season

The Ferrari pilot Sebastian Vettel is confident that he could win all the races this season.Sebastian Vettel "I Think that in all five races, we could finish first. We could achieve this, but did not. Sometimes you find yourself on a better side, sometimes not. But I think we have a long season, so all we need is to continue to fight and attack at the limit.We have a fast machine, there is a good package of upgrades, so we don't worry about it. I think we got the points which were earned. To achieve more you need to work more."Vettel has won two of five races, and in the other finished second. Sebastian now leads the championship, ahead of Lewis Hamilton by 6 points.

2017-05-25 11:24:04

Lewis Hamilton New car difficult to fly

Lewis Hamilton New car difficult to fly

Pilot Mercedes Lewis Hamilton admitted that the new car is very difficult to keep on track.Lewis Hamilton "I really like that modern machines are difficult to fly. It's like when you are watching a cowboy trying to tame a bull or a horse. There is the same feeling when you sit in this car. From this moment begins the real challenge.In the past I have had machines that were beautiful and easy to manage. Before and the settings were more simple.I like this challenge, it really puts me and my engineers to the brink of the possible".

2017-05-25 11:14:03

Nico Rosberg I continue to follow the races

Nico Rosberg I continue to follow the races

Defending champion Nico Rosberg admitted that watching the championship events on TV.Nico Rosberg "Two children is a big responsibility and a big burden on parents. I have a lot of time to spend with his wife. But that does not prevent me to watch the racing.The first Grand Prix was really exciting for Formula 1 no one knew who would win. In addition, the fight between Mercedes and Ferrari - I want nothing more.".

2017-05-25 10:54:04

Lance Stroll I find it funny from the critics

Lance Stroll I find it funny from the critics

The Williams driver lance Stroll said he was funny to listen to criticism.Lance Stroll "I have achieved a lot in the Junior series. When I won, I praised to the skies now, when I lose, I try to dunk face in the dirt. I accept it, and it's even funny from all this criticism, but it is simply not under my control. I'm focused on what I do, I enjoy his performances in Formula 1, I enjoy this experience.I won the championship to get here and was only here for five races. It was difficult, but it builds me as a pilot. I've got a long season".

2017-05-25 10:44:03

Valtteri Bottas I have learned the error

Valtteri Bottas I have learned the error

Mercedes driver Valteri Bottas admitted that in Spain he made a mistake at the start, which will not allow in the future.Valtteri Bottas "I could do better in the race, even at the start I worked better than Vettel, and the only bug threw me back. At the point of braking before the first turn I lost a reference point, located close to Sebastian Vettel.I misread the situation and initially braked too early, then by releasing the brakes, I created the opportunity for maneuver Kimi. I just didn't have more opportunities purely to enter a turn. Now I understand everything and do not allow such mistakes".

2017-05-25 10:34:05

Riccardo Daniel This is our chance

Riccardo Daniel This is our chance

Pilot Red Bull Daniel Riccardo believes that the race in Monaco is a great chance for his team to win.Daniel ricciardo "I think that this weekend is our chance. If we manage to put everything together in qualifying, then we will be able to achieve first place in the race.You only need to trust their car and the track. It will be a lot of fun. Qualification will be a very entertaining first act of a great action".Last year ricciardo won the pole in Monaco, but the race missed the victory because of a failed pit stop.

2017-05-25 10:34:04

Sergio Perez We're just doing everything right

Sergio Perez We're just doing everything right

The pilot Force India Sergio Perez said that his team did not mind to aim a blow at the position of Red Bull in the constructors ' championship.Sergio Perez "My pace by a tenth of a second slower than max Verstappen and two or three tenths slower than Daniel ricciardo. They're ahead of us in speed, but this does not mean that we are not able to overtake them in the race.We are already ahead of the more fast pilots Williams. And all because they do everything right. Regarding the race and qualifications. All our steps are clearly defined, and we do not climb on the rampage".

2017-05-24 17:14:03

Toro Rosso this year we have a weak machine

Toro Rosso this year we have a weak machine

Technical Director Toro Rosso James Key admitted that the car this year STR12 inferior to the two predecessors.James Key "this year we have a weak machine compared to those that we had in the last two years. We don't have enough downforce. But in Monaco everything should be fine.The car, built under the new rules, is still quite raw. Sure, there are still areas where we can significantly add".

2017-05-24 11:34:04

The head of Renault We need time for reliability

The head of Renault's Cyril abiteboul said that his company has delayed the release of the new engine due to work on the reliability.Cyril abiteboul "We said that reliability is the main problem. That's why we are not prepared to supply their engines to customers.We had updates before Spain. We completed the program at the booth, and on Saturday afternoon all teams were updates. But major innovations must pass additional tests for reliability.We have not yet caught up with the Mercedes, but it's a small improvement. In Monaco will be more, and then even more when we think of its updated engine".

2017-05-24 11:34:03

Jenson button In the simulator I twice flew into the pool

Jenson button In the simulator I twice flew into the pool

Jenson button said about his preparation for the Monaco Grand Prix in the McLaren simulator.Jenson button "I worked in the simulator on Tuesday, as well as a couple of weeks ago. I was interested to understand how it works a new car. I can say that physics is very different from what I used to work in previous years.The simulator is very realistic, especially when flying in Monaco. When in the simulator I crash into the wall, then instinctively shoot his hands off the wheel and closing the eyes with fear.Today I even fell twice to the pool. I hope this does not happen in reality. After the first turn you are climbing a mountain, where I was thrown to the right, and the car rolled down the cliff. I never fell off the mountain in the simulator. Fortunately, in reality this is unlikely".

2017-05-24 11:34:02

Honda has high hopes for Monaco

The head of Honda Yusuke Hasegawa convinced that Monaco can become the most successful Grand Prix of the year for McLaren, as engine there is almost nothing depends.Yusuke Hasegawa "In Spain two weeks ago we made some positive steps forward, but in Monaco the engine power will no longer play a decisive role, so we hope that the race will be the best of the season. This is a very technical and difficult track, the error here should not be allowed, so the machine settings will be key.This is a particularly important week for all at McLaren-Honda. Not only that, we're going to Monaco, the jewel in Formula 1, so we still have a race with Jenson Button. In addition, we will work with Fernando Alonso in Indy 500".Last year the McLaren drivers finished in Monaco at 5th and 9th positions.

2017-05-24 11:04:03

Carlos Sainz I will monitor the progress of Alonso

Carlos Sainz I will monitor the progress of Alonso

The Spanish pilot Toro Rosso Carlos Sainz has said it will monitor the progress of his countryman Fernando Alonso at Indy-500.Carlos Sainz "I watched the qualification and was not surprised how well he spoke. I knew it would be.Race is another story, very long and with so many events that take your breath away. But Alonso can handle it.I'm sure all the pilots of Formula 1 will follow him and hope he will represent us well in the other racing world".

2017-05-24 10:44:03

Zach brown I'm Sure a lot of button sets for the next race

The head of McLaren Zac brown believes that Jenson button wants to achieve much from the race Grand Prix Monaco.Zach brown "I Think Jenson is counting on Monaco. He was on the base last week and worked in the simulator. He knows Monaco, he won there, he spent in Formula 1 for more than 17 years and has missed only four races. He's not the pilot who had retired and had not flown for several years.I'm sure he knows what to do, and many support his choice. I heard comments about Webber, but I don't think he ever said on the subject".Previously mark Webber said that the button is not serious about a performance in Monaco, because he knows about the reliability issues McLaren MCL32.

2017-05-24 10:34:04

Felipe Massa the Team is rapidly progressing

Felipe Massa the Team is rapidly progressing

Pilot Williams Felipe Massa said that his team this year has achieved significant success compared to previous years.Felipe Massa "I Think the team works more cohesively and holistically, much more effectively than in the past three years of my stay here. The team is developing in all areas, she develops mentally, culturally and technically. We pay a lot of forces in aerodynamics, and in this respect we are ready to make big steps forward."Meanwhile, after five races Williams occupies only sixth place in the Cup of designers - this is the worst result in 2013. The failure can be explained by the fact that the points the team brings only experienced Felipe Massa.

2017-05-24 10:34:03

Niki Lauda will go to watch the race Indy-500

Non-Executive Director of Mercedes Niki Lauda said that I would go to watch the race Fernando Alonso in Indianapolis.Niki Lauda "I have been closely following the adventures of Alonso. Win at Indy for centuries. In my time the team would never have allowed me to go there, even though I had offers. If you can't fly in the US, I will definitely watch the race on TV".

2017-05-24 10:24:03

Alain Prost Alonso will go to Renault

Alain Prost Alonso will go to Renault

Four-time world champion Alain Prost believes Fernando Alonso would not agree to return to Renault, where in the mid-2000s, he won two titles.Alain Prost "Fernando wants to win races and Championships. I don't think we can offer him a car capable of fighting for the title next year, and two years later too.We have to be very realistic. I've been doing this for almost forty years and know how difficult it will be.We have to be very careful. We want progress, but we should not be foolish purposes only so that Fernando will be with us.Your last title Alain Prost won in 1993 with a Renault engine.

2017-05-23 15:04:02

Niki Lauda vs Fernando Alonso

Non-Executive Director of Mercedes Niki Lauda said that his team is not going to invite Fernando Alonso.Niki Lauda "Alonso is not in the list of our preferences. We are completely satisfied with Hamilton and Bottas. But, says Toto Wolff, never say never.Earlier, the head of the team Toto Wolff said that the candidacy of Alonso would not approve the company's management, as well there remember the scandal of 2007, when Fernando drove for McLaren-Mercedes.

2017-05-23 13:24:03

Jenson button Feeling unreal

Jenson button Feeling unreal

The Monaco Grand Prix in the composition of McLaren will give Jenson button. For the 2009 champion is the only race this season.Jenson button "I Feel a bit unreal to the opportunity to sit in the cockpit of a Formula 1 car. When I called Eric bulge, I do not doubt your choice is quite a unique situation and a great opportunity. I look forward to the start of practices on Thursday, and race is just crazyThe track in Monaco is truly unique, so work with the settings takes a long time. You have to work with the fine settings, optimizing all the little things. To admit ahead of the Grand Prix has always been one of my favorites.Although I haven't worked behind the wheel MCL32, I feel well prepared. Of course, I know very well this track, and has done a great job in the simulator McLaren. I trained my body is incredibly hard, speaking in triathlons around the world. I look forward to working with the team and will do anything to look after the car, Fernando"Jenson won in Monaco in 2009.

2017-05-23 12:24:02

Max Verstappen I have drawn conclusions from last year

Max Verstappen I have drawn conclusions from last year

The pilot of Red Bull Max Verstappen said that after a mistake during last year's race in Monaco, it will never happen again.Max Verstappen "I live in Monaco for a year, and I enjoyed every minute spent here. I have a good team of friends, and this means that we always have a lot of fun. It's also nice to train in the sun of the Mediterranean sea. And what a nightlife experience during the off seasonA special risk in Monaco no, you just need to constantly be on the limit to be fast. Last year I failed the race, but it did not affect my confidence to succeed. I know how to learn from their mistakes.In practice it is necessary to gradually pick up speed, with new machines and even more. I think that a turn around the pool you will be the most difficult in this year."Verstappen started twice in Monaco and has twice finished the race in the protective barrier.2015.

2017-05-23 12:04:02

Lewis Hamilton In Monaco, it is important psychologically to gather

Lewis Hamilton In Monaco, it is important psychologically to gather

Two-time winner of the Monaco Grand Prix Lewis Hamilton believes that in the narrow streets of the Principality you need to brace yourself not to be nervous.Lewis Hamilton "This is a route that requires pilots to maximum concentration and good nerves. You have to be quick and precise in their actions.I stand there for a long time. I spend a lot of time at the factory with the engineers to understand the past of the race. Just last night I was driving on the highway in his car and imagined the trajectory. It's hard, but it helps to get used to the ring.This weekend the new machines wider and faster than last year's, fighting them will be harder. Find the limit - it will be a real challenge. I'm sure this weekend pilots will often encounter barriers.The most important thing in Monaco is to learn to walk before you start Jogging. You need to step up the pace to the final qualification to be ready to leap".

2017-05-23 11:54:03

Niko Is the most vivid moment of the year

Niko Is the most vivid moment of the year

The pilot of Renault Nico Hulkenberg believes the track in Monaco, a bright flash racing season.Nico Hulkenberg "This track, like in Monaco, not anywhere else. It is the highlight of the year. It is unique and special in every aspect of the event, and I very much look forward to the start of the race. This is probably the most glamorous Grand Prix on the calendar, and there is no place where the pilot experienced the beauty of speed.Physically it's not the most complex track, but you need to act carefully and very accurately. To be focused on every action that's important in Monaco. To overtake here difficult, but it's an exciting race and a huge challenge. I really love racing in Monaco."Six times Hulkenberg took part in the Monaco Grand Prix, his best result was 5th place in 2014.

2017-05-23 11:44:03

Mario Isola The softest compounds - the obvious choice for Monaco

The head of Pirelli Mario Isola commented on the selection of teams for the upcoming Monaco Grand Prix.Mario Isola "Three of the most soft composition - the obvious choice for Monaco, but they still give a lot of opportunities for strategic change, because wear and degradation are extremely low. This will allow teams to choose when and what part of them to make his only pit stop. This is the first Grand Prix, where pilots could choose their own tires, and, as expected, the vast majority chose Ul. These tires will be used in the qualification and in the race".

2017-05-23 10:24:03

Riccardo Daniel I'm going to take the Cup, not the replica

Riccardo Daniel I'm going to take the Cup, not the replica

Pilot Red Bull Daniel Riccardo said that in case of victory in Monaco he'll take home the real Cup.Daniel ricciardo "it's Great that we're in Monaco, I can now walk to work from home. You can sleep in your bed and complain about the noise outside the window.Monaco is definitely my favourite track, because it is very difficult and complicated. To drive for the Formula 1 car is very cool. If you hook a wall, you will want it again go on the road. The whole weekend reminds me of a great performance.Last year I was disappointed, because I felt that we could win. I'm Mature enough pilot to forget past grievances and try to fight for the victory again. If I win the trophy, he will stay with me. No replica".

2017-05-23 10:14:06

Carlos Sainz I love the track in Monaco

Carlos Sainz I love the track in Monaco

The pilot Toro Rosso Carlos Sainz admitted that he really like the track in Monaco and this weekend will host the next Grand Prix.Carlos Sainz "Monaco is a track that I really like from my first visit here in 2013. Remember, as Fernando told me some secrets and tricks that I still use during the race. To work in Monaco is very difficult because of the closely located walls. There is danger at every step.It is extremely important to perform well in qualifying, because to overtake here almost impossible. It is qualifications would be the hardest day during this Grand Prix".Double-Sainz started in Monaco and twice finished in the points 10th in 2015 and 8th in 2016.

2017-05-23 10:14:04

Kevin Magnussen Monaco is the most iconic track in the season

Kevin Magnussen Monaco is the most iconic track in the season

The pilot Haas Kevin Magnussen called the race in Monaco is the most important of the year.Kevin Magnussen "Monaco is the most iconic race of the season. It is also one of the most fun tracks of the year. To work there is really difficult, especially on these faster and wider machines. The turns near the pool and casino are very fast, I'm sure it will be fun in every sense.It is difficult to chase and almost impossible to overtake. You can only catch the pilot. Only if someone is seriously mistaken, and then you can overtake. The qualification is very important as never before".On account of Magnussen two races in Monaco and in 2014 he finished 10th.

2017-05-22 17:44:03

In Monaco McLaren will bring a range of updates

In Monaco McLaren will bring a range of updates

During the Spanish Grand Prix the McLaren team used the first package of important updates, and he allowed Fernando Alonso qualify seventh. The second package is expected during the upcoming Monaco Grand Prix.Eric bulge, racing Director at McLaren "We rebuilt the team and now it gives its effect. In Spain we used a new front and rear spoilers, modified plate, and the results on the track coincided with the results in the wind tunnel at 95.In the updates prepared in the wind tunnel and in the stands, we see serious potential. In Spain we introduced the first pack and the second will appear in Monaco".Recall that in Monaco the place Fernando Alonso is the champion of 2009, Jenson button.

2017-05-22 17:24:03

Niki Lauda is against the supply of engines Mercedes team McLaren

On the background of the problems Honda was talk that McLaren can return to the Mercedes engines. However, Niki Lauda, non-Executive Director of Mercedes, against such cooperation.Niki Lauda in an interview with Auto Motor und Sport "I am opposed to this contract. Two years I played for the supply of engines team Red Bull, but now I am against such cooperation. We should focus on our battle with Ferrari, not to help competitors."Apparently McLaren next season, will remain with the Honda engines. Until the beginning of may all the suppliers of the engines had to inform the FIA about changing the number of clients, but we know only one fact-change motors the Sauber team has signed a contract with Honda.

2017-05-22 16:54:04

The owners of Formula 1 can limit the budgets of the teams

In the company Liberty Media, which owns Formula 1, is considering the possibility of a budget cap.Chase Carey, the head of the championship "Everyone understands that audiences want to see the fight, I want the racing results were not predictable. Their plans we will present in the summer".

2017-05-22 16:34:04

Mercedes has determined the cause of the gathering Bottas

Mercedes has determined the cause of the gathering Bottas

For Valtteri Bottas race in Spain ended in a DNF because of a failure of the power plant. Finn lost the third position and 15 points.Toto Wolff, head of Mercedes "it's a Shame to lose 15 points because of the gathering. We found the reason for the refusal, and it is associated with the turbine. We've not been faced with such a defect. This is a technical sport, and sometimes it just happens".