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The logo of Formula-1 was similar to the emblem of tights

The logo of Formula-1 was similar to the emblem of tights

Well-known 3M company, engaged in innovative materials, including adhesive tape and labels, interested in a new logo of Formula 1. The fact that it is very similar to the logo, which has registered the company for compression stockings Futuro.The emblem of the Futuro was registered in February 2017, and the new logo, Formula 1 was introduced in November last year. 3M's lawyers are studying the situation.

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Formula 1

2018-01-18 17:04:05

Sergio Marchionne Haas-Maserati - it would be good

Ferrari President Sergio Marchionne said that it would be great if the Haas team will be able to negotiate with the Maserati.Sergio Marchionne "I'm not sure whether this company is to work with Formula E. as for possible cooperation, you should try to organize a joint project with Haas in Formula 1. It will be a good project.We also have much experience in the American races, but we think about Indyar. Why not"Previously, the team Sauber announced the beginning of cooperation with the brand Alfa Romeo, which, like Maserati, owned concern Fiat. And Sauber, and Haas will use Ferrari engines.

2018-01-18 17:04:04

Nico Rosberg Lewis, really nice guy

Champion of the season in 2016 Nico Rosberg hopes that one day he will be able to build relationship with Lewis Hamilton.Nico Rosberg "I retired in the highest point. I fought for the title with the best pilot of our time on the same machines. We fought until the last race. I came out the winner, so you can be happy with yourself.Does it irritate me Lewis We were really good friends, and I still have great respect for him.In fact, he is a good guy. Of course, on the camera we managed to pose and behaved aggressively, but in Formula 1 with its values can not be otherwise. I really hope that one day we re gonna be friends".

2018-01-18 17:04:03

Toto Wolff continues to advertise Bottas

Head of Mercedes Toto Wolff continues to advertise to the press of Valtteri Bottas, which has already dubbed the second room of the German team.Toto Wolff "Valtteri is a very strong pilot, and we saw it last year. But Lewis was able to gain a good shape after the summer holidays. The only reason he looked stronger. No team tactics was not.Valtteri managed at the end of the season to regain the advantage. Moreover, he continues to progress and after the end of the season. I think he wants to be first and best. He's got what it takes".

2018-01-18 16:44:04

January nomeromania 18 - Tiago Monteiro, 2006

January nomeromania 18 - Tiago Monteiro, 2006

In 2006, for the first time in the history of Formula 1 was in the team under a Russian license. One of its pilots was the Portuguese Tiago Monteiro, who under the number "18".At the end of 2004, the Midland company, founded by the canadian businessman of Soviet origin Alex Schneider, interested in participating in Formula 1, and in early 2005 she bought Eddie Jordan's team Jordan. In 2006, the team was renamed Midland F1 Racing and claimed under the Russian license, its pilots began to Tiago Monteiro and Narain Karthikeyan, a test pilot with the Russian Roman Rusinov.The car, the Midland M16 is in fact Jordan EJ15 2005. And if in the season of 2005 the results were not very good apart from the catwalk to the USA where it was launched just six cars, in 2006 they were just a failure. Monteiro finished in 11 races out of 18 and the best result was 9th place in Hungary, but then gave points only for getting into the top eight. So the season of the Portuguese finished with a zero point balance, at the 21st position and is. the other team.

2018-01-18 15:34:03

Mercedes have named the date of the presentation

Mercedes have named the date of the presentation

Late January - team one after another called the launch date. And that's and Mercedes hastened to report.New car W09 will be presented on 22 February during an online presentation.Earlier the launch date was announced at Ferrari February 22, McLaren 23 February and Toro Rosso 25 February.

2018-01-18 11:04:03

In Barcelona are changing the track

In Barcelona are changing the track

On the track of Barcelona, which traditionally takes pre-season tests and the Grand Prix of Spain, began reconstruction.Soon to be replaced with asphalt on the entire route. In addition, a 13-m turn will change the position of the stands, and this will increase the safety zone.This year Barcelona will take two four-day test session from 26th February to 1st March and from the 6th to the 9th of March.

2018-01-18 10:54:04

Toro Rosso loses specialists

Toro Rosso loses specialists

Two key specialist left the team Toro Rosso before the start of the new season.The biggest loss is the chief aerodynamicist Brendan Gillham. He worked for Toro Rosso since 2013, and before that couple of years spent in the Mercedes. The reason the engineer is not called, and it is unknown who will replace him.In addition, the team leaves Marco Matassa, who worked as a race engineer Carlos Sainz and Pierre went Out. The Italian goes to Ferrari, where they will conduct training young pilots.

2018-01-18 10:54:03

From Raikkonen's new race engineer

From Raikkonen's new race engineer

Season 2018 Kimi Raikkonen will have a new race engineer. They became Carlo Santi, who previously worked with telemetry Raikkonen.The past four years, race engineer of the Finnish pilot operated Briton David Greenwood. However, he decided to return to his native England, where he will be engaged in the LMP1 project for Manor.

2018-01-18 10:34:05

Toro Rosso has named the date of the presentation

The team Toro Rosso will present a new car on February 25 in Barcelona, the day before the start of pre-season testing.The novelty will receive index STR13. For the first time in the history of Toro Rosso will work with the exclusive engine supplier - Honda.Earlier, Toro Rosso announced that the new machine has successfully passed all crash tests of the FIA.

2018-01-18 10:34:03

Karun Chandhok it's a Shame that Kubica was left without a place

Karun Chandhok it's a Shame that Kubica was left without a place

The ex-pilot of Formula 1 Karun Chandhok admitted that he was sad that Robert Kubica was left without a place in the championship.Karun Chandhok "it's a Shame that he has not found a place, but I think the team gave him a lot of opportunities to really prove he deserves to stay in the world of Formula 1.I don't know of other pilots who would be able in two teams to test their quality and to prove its speed. I don't think someone will be able to say that he had no real chance to compete this year."He Chandhok competed for HRT in 2010 and spent one race for Lotus in 2011.

2018-01-17 19:04:03

Vitaly Petrov Sergey, show them all there

Vitaly Petrov Sergey, show them all there

The first Russian Formula 1 driver Vitaly Petrov congratulated Sergey Sirotkin with the signing of a contract with the Williams team.Vitaly Petrov tweeted "Congratulations to Sergey Sirotkin with the signing of a military pilot with Williams. Show them all there"Petrov competed in F1 from 2010 to 2012 for Renault and Caterham. At the Grand Prix of Australia, 2011 Vitaly climbed to the third step of the podium.

2018-01-17 18:54:03

The head of Renault Sirotkin is a talented pilot

The head of Renault Sirotkin is a talented pilot

Last year on the tests at the wheel Renault has worked both Robert Kubica and Sergey Sirotkin. Now both pilots will run in the Williams.Cyril abiteboul, head of Renault Sport "last year we worked with Robert, and with Sergei, and I'm glad they found a place in another team.As for Sergei, I am very happy that he got to Formula 1. He amazed us with his ability to understand the machine and give feedback that is needed during tests. He's a very talented pilot".

2018-01-17 18:44:03

The former head of McLaren became a consultant to the FIA

The former head of McLaren became a consultant to the FIA

Martin Whitmarsh, head of McLaren, became a consultant to the FIA and Liberty Media in the preparation of rules relating to the limitation of budgets and the distribution of income in Formula 1.Whitmarsh led McLaren in 2009-2013 2010-2013 he chaired the Association of Formula 1 teams FOTA.

2018-01-17 15:44:04

January nomeromania 17 - johnny Herbert, 1999

January nomeromania 17 - johnny Herbert, 1999

In 1997, in Formula 1, the team came Stewart, created by three-time champion Jackie Stewart. In 1999, johnny Herbert earned her first win behind the wheel of a car with the number "17".The team was created with financial and technical support of Ford motor company. Initially, Stewart was represented by Rubens Barrichello and Jan Magnussen, but in the season of 1999 the latter was replaced by johnny Herbert.Major points during the season earned Barrichello. The Brazilian led his native Brazil, but has gone. In San Marino he finished third, and then this result was repeated in France, where even won the pole position. Herbert for 13 races, only one came in the glasses, finishing fifth in Canada. But then there was the European Grand Prix at the Nurburgring.

2018-01-17 14:54:03

Oleg Sirotkin Sergey was stronger than Kubica

Oleg Sirotkin Sergey was stronger than Kubica

Oleg Sirotin commented on the signing of a contract with the Williams team with his son.Oleg Sirotkin in an interview with TASS "Sergey was stronger than Kubica on the tests, both in qualifying and in the race. Plus, Sergei tested on the simulator, where it also showed very good knowledge. He gives such feedback, which the young pilots of his age was never given.Williams is one of the founder of a new stage of development of Formula 1 is a team with great history and strong fundamental base. The problem is that the team keep the fifth position. I think she has good potential for growth Yes, it is now the young pilots, but after a year or two they will dominate".

2018-01-17 10:24:03

The President of Ferrari the New car will be either a real monster or.

The President of Ferrari the New car will be either a real monster or.

The President of Ferrari Sergio Marchionne hopes that his team will prepare for the new season a real monster.Sergio Marchionne in an interview with Autosprint "a Few days ago I was in Maranello, and our engineers were quite relaxed. From what I conclude that the new machine will be either a real monster or garbage.We do our best to prepare the car. But will have to wait until February 22 to see it".

2018-01-17 10:04:06

Jeff Gordon Americans can't compete in Formula 1 without European training

Jeff Gordon Americans can't compete in Formula 1 without European training

NASCAR legend Jeff Gordon believes that American pilots should be trained in Europe before coming to the start of the Grand Prix.Jeff Gordon "Teams of Formula 1 will never have an American pilot, if he is not trained in Europe at an early age.In America a lot of talent that with proper opportunities and high-quality equipment can be successful, but I'm not sure that in the near future they will appear in the Formula-1".The last time the U.S. went to the start of races Formula-1 in late 2015 - in the Marussia Manor was lit Alexander Rossi.

2018-01-17 10:04:04

Sauber can become a full team of Alfa Romeo

Sauber can become a full team of Alfa Romeo

Head Sauber Frederic Vasseur said that in the end the Swiss team may become a full stable of Alfa Romeo.Frederic Vasseur "the company Executives want to see a full team of Alfa Romeo. We now use Ferrari engines, but our goal is not to become a subsidiary, and the main Alfa Romeo team.However, between these two brands there will be a bridge in the form of pilots, and database testing.Personally, I do not see the options, how private the team can survive in Formula 1. Private teams can have a couple of great seasons. For example, as Force India at the moment. But the slightest hint of the crisis will destroy all the illusions.Thanks to the collaboration with Alfa Romeo, our team is on a steady course".

2018-01-17 10:04:03

Sergio Marchionne Ferrari is no place for Niki Lauda

Sergio Marchionne Ferrari is no place for Niki Lauda

Ferrari President Sergio Marchionne said that the Scuderia was no longer a place for the former champion.Sergio Marchionne "Niki Lauda is fundamental for Mercedes. He always understood what was going on in the mind of the pilot, which is very valuable, and he is rarely wrong in assessing what makes the pilot.However in our team there is no place for such a prophet as he. Maurizio Arrivabene does an excellent job with the pilots Ferrari".Lauda played for Ferrari in 1974-1977 and won two titles. In the early 1990s, the Austrian worked in a consultant.

2018-01-17 09:54:06

Bottas believes that the new car will suit him more

Bottas believes that the new car will suit him more

Mercedes driver Valtteri Bottas expects the new car season, the 2018 must be suitable to his driving style more than last year.Valtteri Bottas "the Car was very fast but did not fit my style of piloting, as designed by Nico and Lewis.But the new car will be more suited to me. What I have seen, I was pleasantly surprised. I believe that everything he learned last season will help me in the future".

2018-01-17 09:54:03

Formula 1 will see a number of scandals

Soon is expected to meet the participants of the Formula 1, which will obsuzhdatsya questions of income distribution. In this regard, Roger Benoit, the veteran correspondent for Swiss newspaper Blick, expects the number of high-profile scandals.Benoit told me that he would discuss the new format of the grid in three cars in a row or even four, as well as setting the digital display on the Halo.Meanwhile, Benoit, who for decades attended and covered the Grand Prix, also expressed concern about the future management of the media. FIA wants to create a working group for the media, which should "improve" the coverage of the race. In his opinion, it will only lead to monopolies in the media.

2018-01-16 15:54:04

Robert Kubica - reserve pilot Williams

Robert Kubica - reserve pilot Williams

This year Robert Kubica will work for Williams as a reserve pilot and pilot development.Paddy Lowe, technical Director, Williams "First of all, we admire what made Robert to this point. To recover from serious injuries and to be back behind the wheel of a Formula 1 is a fantastic achievement, especially considering that many thought it was impossible.We expect that Robert will make a valuable contribution to the development of our team in their work on tests and on the simulator. Robert is a pilot, which I always admired, and I am glad that we work together in the season of 2018".Robert Kubica "I am delighted to be a part of Williams as a backup pilot and pilot development. I want to thank the team for the opportunity, for the trust".

2018-01-16 15:04:05

Official Sergey Sirotkin - pilot Williams

Official Sergey Sirotkin - pilot Williams

The Williams team has officially announced the pilots on the season-2018 canadian lance Stroll and Russian Sergey Sirotkin. A reserve pilot will be Robert Kubica.Claire Williams, Deputy team principal "the evaluation Process of the pilots behind us, and I'm glad we made the decision on the composition of the pilots for 2018. Now I wonder what the results will bring a new season.I'm sure lance and Sergey will be able to achieve good results. Williams always worked with young talents, he fits this definition. For lance's debut season was very successful, and now he has experience. We have talented pilots, thanks to which we can make progress".

2018-01-16 15:04:04

January nomeromania 16 - Nick Heidfeld, 2001

January nomeromania 16 - Nick Heidfeld, 2001

In 2001, the Sauber team for the first time was in the top four. Her best pilot was Nick Heidfeld, who performed on the car under the number "16".Career of nick, received in the Junior series the nickname "quick Nick" "Nick the Quick", supported by Mercedes, while tightly collaborated with McLaren. Thanks to Heidfeld in 1999 he became a test pilot "silver arrows". In 2000, the German with the support of Mercedes debuted as a prize pilot in the composition of Prost. A year later he found a place in the Sauber.In the late 1990s and early 2000s, the Sauber team actively cooperated with Ferrari, the Swiss used transmissions and many other sites from Maranello, and badged Petronas hiding customer Ferrari engines. The chief designer Sergio Rinland in 2001 built a decent chassis C20, using a number of unusual solutions in aerodynamics and mechanics, including dvuhkilevoe mount front suspension.

2018-01-16 13:24:03

Chief mechanic Mercedes Three engines for a season is insane

Chief mechanic Mercedes Three engines for a season is insane

This year the limit of use of the engines during the season will be shortened from four to three. Andy Cowell, head of Mercedes, responsible for the creation of motors, believes that this will lead to a considerable increase in costs.Andy Cowell "Three engines for the season is insane. We will have to redesign many of the nodes to increase their reliability.Will not be any savings. We have to collect about 80-100 engines, then to stand to take three or four engine with better characteristics. The cost of the mechanics will increase significantly".

2018-01-16 12:44:05

Giancarlo Minardi Ferrari can replace Raikkonen during the season

Giancarlo Minardi Ferrari can replace Raikkonen during the season

The former head of the eponymous Formula 1 team Giancarlo Minardi believes that Kimi Raikkonen is the weak link in Ferrari, and it can change during the season-2018.Giancarlo Minardi "We expect an interesting season. Many pilots at the end of the year over the contracts, and they need to go all out to prove yourself to potential employers.The extension of the contract with Kimi Raikkonen, I think, was due to the wishes of Sebastian Vettel. But in the second half of the season, Raikkonen has shown inconsistent results.To win the Mercedes, Ferrari should have two strong pilots, and I think that during the season changes may occur".Raikkonen came to Ferrari in 2007 and immediately became a champion. After two not very successful seasons Finn was asked to leave the team. In 2014 Kimi back, but since then has never won the race.

2018-01-16 12:34:03

CP Tech systems supplier Halo

CP Tech systems supplier Halo

In FIA have decided on a provider, head protection Halo, which became mandatory this year in Formula 1 and Formula 2. They became a German company CP Tech.CP Tech is ready to offer their own versions of Halo for the price of 12,700 euros. System weight - about ten pounds.

2018-01-16 11:54:04

Fernando Alonso Zack brown is a good leader

Fernando Alonso Zack brown is a good leader

The pilot of McLaren Fernando Alonso has said that he is very happy to work with Zack brown.Fernando Alonso "It's very unique head, it has a broad vision of Motorsport, he's a commercial genius.He helped McLaren over the past two years, and now he helps McLaren and Motorsport in General. Therefore, I fully share his vision. Not only is he my boss, he's my friend. I think he copes with this sport.We are slightly expanding the brand McLaren in motorsports, and we try to do it together.

2018-01-16 11:44:07

Pirelli We want to win the tender

Pirelli We want to win the tender

The head of Pirelli Mario Isola said that his company wants to remain in Formula 1 in the future.Mario Isola "I think this year we will have a tender because usually the FIA has announced a tender procedure for the year before the transaction. We are interested in continuing cooperation, and we will talk about this with the FIA and with the Commission of Formula-1.I believe that the intention of the FIA and the leadership of the Formula 1 consists in the continuation of the cooperation. We are interested in Formula 1 because it is a good platform for marketing, and it is constantly evolving. We are happy to be a part of this family, we are happy to be a good technical partner for the Formula-1".Recall that Pirelli is the exclusive tyre supplier for Formula 1 from 2011. This year's lineup of rubber is supplemented by two types Gipersoft and Superhard.