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Daniel Audetto Halo makes the Formula-1 is too safe

Daniel Audetto Halo makes the Formula-1 is too safe

Daniel Audetto, who had to work as a Manager of many teams of Formula 1, considers the controversial question of the introduction next year of the system Halo.Daniel Audetto "Safety in Motorsport is a major challenge for the FIA, and, despite great strides in many areas, head protection in a single open cars was a concern for many years.But these dangers have always been part of this race. I lost friends, but the reality is that Formula 1 needs to take that risk. So many races now held on...

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2017-07-29 14:14:03

Paul di Resta will replace Felipe Massa

Paul di Resta will replace Felipe Massa

Reserve pilot Williams Paul di Resta will take the place of Felipe Massa during qualifying and the race in Hungary.Even after Friday practice Weight complained of feeling unwell. On Saturday morning doctors examined him and allowed to participate in Saturday's practice. Felipe had 12 laps, after which he stated that he would not be able to compete in qualifying. The team urgently reconfigures the machine under high Paul di Resta.On account of di Resta 58 Grand Prix. In 2011-2013, he played for Force India. The best result in the race - 4th place.

2017-07-29 09:14:05

Kimi Raikkonen I'm not worried because I have the speed

Pilot Ferrari Kimi Raikkonen said that it was not worried about their results.Kimi Raikkonen "If you look at the end results, it looks pretty bad. But put it to the side, rate each race separately. There were races when I was shown the result, there were failures, but overall we've always achieved competitive atmosphere on the track. The causes of failures lie not in me, for there are other aspects.I hope that our understanding of the machine will evolve. If we get the maximum return on their updates, then the results will come. We will make every effort, as always.Personally I am unhappy with the results - that's for sure. I want to win races, I want to be first all the time. But this year, it is not so. I'm not worried about it because I have the speed".

2017-07-29 09:14:04

Porsche decides your future

Porsche decides your future

At the time, how is Porsche going to go out of the world championship of endurance, there are rumors that the company may debut in the Formula-that is, out of the WEC, obviously, will free important resources, some of which will focus on the development of electric technologies.But can the Formula 1 are also of interest to Porsche, when the championship will adopt the new regulation on the engines in the season 2020I would like to think that they can take part in the championship as an engine supplier, Red Bull is the most likely candidate for the role of the client.Designer Sean bull is already painted, will look like the car of Red Bull-Porsche.

2017-07-29 09:14:02

Max Verstappen We must respect the decision of the FIA, but.

The pilot of Red Bull Max Verstappen said that the security system looks completely useless thing.Max Verstappen "this I don't like the system, but of course you have to respect the decision of the FIA.I think since then, we have introduced a rule virtual machine security, the risk became less. In addition, raising the wheels the cables, the chance of getting injured flown away wheel was also reduced to a minimum.But when cars will fly off pieces and fly in your direction, Halo is unlikely to help".

2017-07-29 09:04:03

Sebastian Vettel goes to Mercedes

Sebastian Vettel has been associated with many rumors about his transfer to the camp Mercedes, but he seems happy to stay in, stressing on Thursday that his delay in signing a new deal was caused by the full concentration on the League.Sebastian Vettel "Why do I delay I think the fact that we are fighting for the title, fight for every point, speaks for itself. About the contract to think.Summer will be a little more time, a couple of weeks, when not racing, but at the moment I believe that the main attention should be paid to work on the car.I'll work in the simulator, I will be a lot of time to spend on communicating with the team. In the summer I enjoy not going.The contract can be signed quite quickly, so it's not a problem.As I said, I'm not in a hurry, I don't think the team is also in a hurry. I have a good relationship with the team, so I think they will be happy to see me and then next to him".

2017-07-28 23:34:04

Kevin Magnussen complained about Lewis Hamilton

The pilot Haas Kevin Magnussen remained dissatisfied with the actions of Lewis Hamilton during the second practice of the Hungarian Grand Prix.Kevin Magnussen "in Front of him was empty, but he decided to drive the last sector is very slow. And this is when I was on a quick lap He had no need to go so slowly.He is not the first time stopping this way. I've only gone about four quick rounds, but he still appeared in front of me".

2017-07-28 23:34:03

Nico Hulkenberg will lose five positions at the start

Nico Hulkenberg will lose five positions at the start

On the machine Nico made an unscheduled replacement of the gearbox. As a result, the Renault pilot will lose five positions on the starting grid.On the twisty Hungarian highway difficult to overtake, so qualifying is important. Such a fine considerably complicate the race.

2017-07-28 23:24:03

Daniel Quat I have not been able to collect the fastest lap

Daniel Quat I have not been able to collect the fastest lap

Daniil Kvyat in the first and second practice showed a stable 13-th result. In the first case, he was ahead of partner for Toro Rosso, the second - lost.Daniil Kvyat "Today we were not able to drive fast laps. Of course, there are opportunities for improvement, and we need to try to move forward to prepare for tomorrow".

2017-07-28 23:14:04

Kimi Raikkonen I am satisfied with my work

Kimi Raikkonen I am satisfied with my work

Pilot Ferrari Kimi Raikkonen on the results practices Grand Prix of Hungary was in fourth position.Kimi Raikkonen "It was a normal job. In the morning we started very well and the day was a little harder, the work was limited to some difficulties.Today I stopped on the track because he lost control of the throttle for a minute. But all of them have recovered, so I was able to continue working. Such problems sometimes happen, but the red flags clearly not brought us pleasure.Today time fast lap was very close to the leaders, the density is quite high. Now the team needs to work hard to get the machine to work more efficiently. This will help us to fight for the podium".

2017-07-28 23:14:03

Kevin Magnussen Hard day

Kevin Magnussen Hard day

The pilot Haas Kevin Magnussen in the first practice gave way to Antonio Giovinazzi. In the second session he drove only 11 laps because most of the time I had to wait to recover the machine after the accident, Giovinazzi. In the end, the Dane showed only 17-th result.Kevin Magnussen "It was a tough day that ended very well for our team. I only had a couple of laps at the end of second practice with low fuel consumption. That's all I can say. Tomorrow we will be able to move forward, but will it be enough, we don't know. So far it looks very difficult".

2017-07-28 22:54:03

Fernando Alonso a Great day

Fernando Alonso a Great day

The pilot of McLaren Fernando Alonso on the results practices Grand Prix of Hungary were at a fairly high 8-th position.Fernando Alonso "It was a good day, although Friday is always difficult to understand a clear picture of the balance of forces. We more or less are where thought. Now we need to analyze the data and see where we can make progress.On this road we are more competitive than the previous couple of tracks. Now it is important to make contact in the third round of qualifying. Now we care about every detail".

2017-07-28 22:44:03

Felipe Massa It was a normal Friday

Felipe Massa It was a normal Friday

Pilot Williams Felipe Massa at the Grand Prix of Hungary showed only 15-th result.Felipe Massa "It was a typical Friday, we were just trying to understand the tyres and car working on this difficult road. It is a pity that we have not shown a good time by the end of the day, but we just need to understand, to draw conclusions and to try out new settings on Saturday morning".

2017-07-28 21:44:03

Max Verstappen I have been struggling with balance

Max Verstappen I have been struggling with balance

The pilot of Red Bull Max Verstappen on the results practices Grand Prix of Hungary was in 6-th line of the Protocol.Max Verstappen "For me, practices were not entirely successful. I constantly struggled with the balance of his car. We have many things changed in my car, and at the end of the second practice I tried to show the fastest lap, but each time I prevented the yellow and red flags.But my long runs are looking great, so we quietly prepare for the remainder of the weekend. In qualifying the Mercedes, of course, will return to fight for the first places, but we only need that to add quite a bit to be faster than them".

2017-07-28 21:34:03

Sebastian Vettel Just after lunch I found a rhythm

Sebastian Vettel Just after lunch I found a rhythm

Championship leader Sebastian Vettel showed the 2nd result practices Grand Prix of Hungary.Sebastian Vettel "I was happy with my speed, and just after lunch, the car began to increase the tempo. I think that now we look not so bad, but to analyze the outcome of the session difficult. Ferrari, Mercedes and Red Bull are very close to each other - tomorrow will be fun. We need to find better settings for tomorrow and a little work with the tire, and then everything will fall into place.Today I slightly damaged the car too aggressive after the curb. Even had to return to the pits, but nothing happened.I remember two years ago had made of the victory. This is a difficult race, but we have a good chance to compete for first place on the podium".

2017-07-28 21:24:03

Niko's setting had to fight

Niko's setting had to fight

The pilot of Renault Nico Hulkenberg on the results practices Grand Prix of Hungary was on 7-th position.Nico Hulkenberg "We had to struggle to find good settings for the machine. But that's just the nature of Friday's practice on this track. The car generally behaves just fine, otherwise, nothing remarkable - the usual Friday. We hope that the data analysis will give us the opportunity to improve the setting of the machine".

2017-07-28 21:14:03

Valtteri Bottas we still have a job

Valtteri Bottas we still have a job

Mercedes driver Valtteri Bottas in the practice of the Hungarian Grand Prix showed the 3rd result.Valtteri Bottas "it is Clearly evident that we still have work to do. Three teams now look very fast and about equal in strength.I'm not entirely happy with the balance of the car, especially the stability of the rear in turns. It is expected that temperatures tomorrow will rise, and this means that we need to do something to the back of the machine was more stable. I think it would be the main theme well Saturday.The struggle in qualifying is supposed to be interesting.

2017-07-28 20:54:03

Riccardo Daniel I can't complain about this day

Riccardo Daniel I can't complain about this day

Pilot Red Bull Daniel Riccardo in the practice of the Hungarian Grand Prix showed the best result.Riccardo Daniel "I can't complain about this day, after two sessions spent at altitude. We obviously were able to get their updates, full commitment, all works very well. We know that this track is normally good for us, so it was important to come here, to extract everything possible from the car and make sure the updates did their job. All this will allow us to fight for a possible victory. To be a leader on the results of the tests are nice, but this does not mean that further we will not be able to fight for the same results. On the contrary, long races showed that we have good pace.I'm sure other teams tomorrow will succeed, but we will be able to add. Qualification will be difficult, but that result depends on the result of the struggle for victory. I will go to the finals as fast as I can".

2017-07-28 20:34:03

Esteban I got rhythm

Esteban I got rhythm

According to the results practices Grand Prix of Hungary pilot Force India Esteban Windows was on the 11-th position.Esteban Windows "I very quickly became aware of the work this afternoon. I also immediately found a good rhythm and finish the job, feeling comfortable in the car. It is clear that we still have some work that needs to be done to improve the performance of the machine. After the track reconstruction has changed, I liked the old curbs, but still the pilot here is a very interesting".

2017-07-28 20:24:03

Lewis Hamilton Not the easiest start to the weekend

Lewis Hamilton Not the easiest start to the weekend

Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton on the results practices Grand Prix of Hungary was on 5th position.Lewis Hamilton "It's not the easiest start to the weekend. The conditions were just unpredictable. I finished fifth, but the car is clearly capable of more.Red Bull is now among the leaders, so the weekend is expected to be very interesting. This should be good for the fansAt night we will work on balance - the only way we can make the machine what you want. We can make progress, and this is just what we need before the start of qualifying. One in ten will have the value".

2017-07-28 12:34:03

Sauber extended the contract with Ferrari

Sauber extended the contract with Ferrari

The Sauber team will continue to use Ferrari power plant. The contract is signed for a few years.Frederick Wasser, the head of the team "I am Happy to report that we continue to cooperate with Ferrari. We signed a multiyear contract to supply engines.Cooperation with Ferrari will help to achieve serious progress in the work on the car in 2018. I am confident that together we will achieve significant results".Frederic Vasseur became the head of the Sauber a couple of weeks ago, and the first thing he terminated the contract with Honda has signed former team principal, Kaltenborn Monisha.Sauber uses Ferrari engines since 1997. Only in 2006-2010, the team enjoyed the support of BMW.

2017-07-28 12:04:04

Max Verstappen On track you have to be the bad guy

The pilot of Red Bull Max Verstappen said that he sees no reasons why he must fight on the track is cleaner than grapple now.Max Verstappen "Opponents may call me as you want Mad Max or something. I say that on the track you have to be the bad guy Look at Michael Schumacher At the end of the day, the Formula 1 driver should know how to win races and titles, not how to be a good guy.As for Vettel and our confrontation, I don't expect he'll send me a Christmas card or invite me to a birthday. Besides, I'm not worried about Myself, but about Riccardo - he's a big problem for me. When Daniel and Sebastian were in the same team, that ricciardo was stronger".

2017-07-28 12:04:03

Nico Rosberg will be the team principal of Formula E

Nico Rosberg will be the team principal of Formula E

It seems that the champion of the season-2016 Nico Rosberg is preparing to become the head of the factory Mercedes team in Formula E, which will appear in 2019.This week the German automaker shocked the racing world by announcing that after 2018 he will be leaving DTM for electric series.Now Auto Bild reports that Rosberg, the recently retired reigning world champion, is first in line to head the new team.Auto Bild "the President has already met with the head of Formula E, Alejandro Agawam in Monaco. If that happens, Rosberg will become the second world champion of Formula 1, was appointed to lead the team in Formula E. the First is a four-time world champion and head of the factory Renault team Alain Prost".

2017-07-28 11:54:02

Liberty will present the franchise model for Formula 1

Liberty Media is exploring the possibility of replacing current commercial contracts of Formula 1, the so-called Treaties the Consent to the franchising model.That's according to head of Mercedes Toto Wolff that sounds like thunder from a clear sky on the background of rumors about the future commercial direction of the championship after 2020 when the current Contract agreement will end.The current model of income distribution developed by the now ousted President Bernie Ecclestone, is debatable, as it is aimed at enriching only the rich teams.Toto Wolff "Liberty Media is building a very good approach in the future, any Contract Consent more generally will not.In principle, the teams in the future will have an ongoing franchise that will help to increase its value because they do not have to renegotiate the contract every eight years".

2017-07-28 11:44:04

Christian Horner Red Bull need to give Verstappen the champion's car

Christian Horner Red Bull need to give Verstappen the champion's car

Head Red Bull Christian Horner admitted that the team must give max Verstappen the best car in 2018.Christian Horner "When Verstappen finished the race in Silverstone, I breathed a sigh of relief. Of course, he showed some emotions, especially when journalists have set up the microphone under his chin after the retirements of the race, but the guy is under control.This stage in his career still involved with training and development. I am sure that Max will be faster and stronger.We need to give max a machine which he can win. Only then we will talk about the future. If we do, I'm sure that there will be no other team for which Max wants to play".

2017-07-28 11:14:05

Chapter Mercedes I don't know how we will do in this race

Chapter Mercedes I don't know how we will do in this race

Head of Mercedes Toto Wolff admitted that he did not know what the outcome of the Hungarian Grand Prix.Toto Wolff "I would not like to comment on this issue. We will win or not is a big question. To begin, I would like to see how the completed qualification because of Friday's results here absolutely have nothing to do with the real speed and capabilities of the teams. The result of this race will directly affect how the team will build a strategy for the development of the car in the second half of the season.

2017-07-28 11:14:03

Max Verstappen ready to leave Red Bull

Max Verstappen ready to leave Red Bull

The pilot of Red Bull Max Verstappen said he was ready to leave the home team for the opportunity to play for a strong team.Max Verstappen "I know that Ferrari has a big history in Formula 1. Mercedes, incidentally, also has a championship history. Honestly, I just want to sit in the best car. Color doesn't really matter.But I believe in the power of Red Bull. We are on the right track. The car and the engine is constantly being improved".In the past ten races, Verstappen only five times got to the finish.

2017-07-28 10:54:03

Alain Prost came to the defense of lance Stroll

Alain Prost came to the defense of lance Stroll

Four-time champion Formula 1 Alain Prost defended the young lance Stroll.Alain Prost "It was criticized before it began. I said before the season that it would be difficult to perform with existing experience. It is true that he worked on the tests with the machine of the 2014 season, but this is not enough, especially now when you need to drive faster cars.In Formula 1 is always difficult to debut. Look at Vandorn. He was considered one of the greatest hopes, but from the beginning he had difficulties. But it will get better and better, and for lance, things are exactly the same.We need to give him time. Can we sue the results in the end of the year, and better next season. He is still progressing. Today's too early to judge. While in Baku, he was one of the strongest drivers on the road".

2017-07-28 10:44:02

Mika Salo Mercedes not favourites

The ex-pilot of Formula 1 Mika Salo believes that Ferrari in Hungary to strike back at Mercedes.Mika Salo "I think Ferrari will be strong this weekend. Mercedes may have problems due to the large wheelbase.But of course Mercedes always strong on every type of tracks, plus a lot will depend on qualifications, because to overtake here almost impossible.It is also important to properly configure itself. Correct mental attitude is half the battle".

2017-07-28 10:24:04

Sauber and Honda parted

Sauber and Honda parted

Cooperation Sauber with Honda ended, and it began. The Swiss team has officially announced the termination of the contract with the Japanese minders.Frederick Wasser, the head of the Sauber "We have to say about the termination of cooperation with Honda. This decision was made for the future of the team. We want to thank Honda and wish them success in Formula 1".Masashi Yamamoto, Manager of the sports division of Honda "We were looking forward to a season in 2018, but after the change of the leadership team decided to stop the cooperation because of the fact that our views of the future differed. Thank Sauber for cooperation."Now Sauber uses a Ferrari power plant sample 2016. New engine supplier will be named later.