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Fernando Alonso Formula 1 will always be a priority

Fernando Alonso Formula 1 will always be a priority

The pilot of McLaren Fernando Alonso has said that even if he stays, that would not change Formula 1 to race at Daytona in the beginning of next year. But the Spaniard does not deny that if there is a possibility he will start.Fernando Alonso "the Priority is Formula 1. Triple crown - the second plan. And Yes, now looms fantastic in 2018 for me. I know that now spread rumors about my possible performance in Daytona. This race has a long history, and it is held in January, when the season of...

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Formula 1

2017-10-17 15:14:03

Lewis Hamilton can become a champion already in Austin

Lewis Hamilton can become a champion already in Austin

Pilot Mercedes Lewis Hamilton could become a four-time champion at the Grand Prix of the United States, for three rounds before the end of the season.Most of the season in the championship lead, Sebastian Vettel. However, three of the last race for Ferrari turned out to be disastrous - and here's the advantage to 59 points now Lewis Hamilton.In certain hands, Hamilton can become a champion already in Austin, at the track where he over the last five years has won four times. For this he needs to win with Vettel 16 points.There are two situation in which Lewis will be champion in USA- Hamilton will win the race and Vettel finishes 6th or below- Hamilton coming 2nd and Vettel finishes 9th or lower.In all other cases, Vettel will retain, albeit illusory, the chances for the title.The advantage of the Lewis is now so great that he could skip two races and still be the leader of the championship. Hamilton no longer has to climb on the podium it is enough in one race to finish fourth, and the others to come fifth and the title will still be his.What to do to Vettel To win all the remaining races and hope for a few retirements of Hamilton.

2017-10-17 14:34:03

Race in the United States may be the last for Kvyat

Daniil Kvyat get back behind the wheel of the Toro Rosso in the Grand Prix of the United States. However, this race could be the last for the season.As informs Motorsport, citing sources inside the Toro Rosso, the rest of the season is Kvyat can hold Brendon Hartley, who this weekend will debut in Formula 1 as a replacement for Pierre went Out. The new Zealander can become a combat pilot of the Toro Rosso in the season of 2018. Kvyat in the list of candidates only in third place after Fading and Hartley.Obviously, Daniel in the United States have to show something incredible to save the place in the Toro Rosso.

2017-10-17 12:04:05

McLaren to catch Red Bull, we need time

McLaren to catch Red Bull, we need time

Race Director McLaren Eric bulge believes that his team will not be able to deal with the Austrian team on equal terms.Eric boullier "If you have a ten-year relationship with a partner, then you are obviously more likely to succeed. We have just started to build a relationship with Renault. It will take some time, but we are interested in how to do everything.We - McLaren, we exist to win, we're going to do everything to achieve this goal.Good package for the team good engine, best car, best employees and the best pilots we have to put it all together and work for victory.If the other team has the same engine and you can't get ahead, then look for the problem elsewhere. Next year we'll have a good landmark is the Red Bull".

2017-10-17 12:04:03

Bernie Ecclestone Liberty Media does not favor me at the Grand Prix

Bernie Ecclestone Liberty Media does not favor me at the Grand Prix

The former head of Formula 1 Bernie Ecclestone has admitted that the new leadership of the championship in the face of chase Carey does not want to see it during the Grand Prix.Bernie Ecclestone "chase sent a message to me through one of the girls that on the slopes there is so much space and offices to be enough for me. I understand that I don't want to see on the slopes.Sorry I can't see and observe their favorite sport, but I'll get used to it. Moreover, I do not see that Liberty did something that was promised. Everything works according to my principles.I did everything peacefully, they do all the same thing, only much say. They said they need six races in America, for example.Chase talked about my ideas out loud when was not a leader, and now he has to bring to life. And I feel sorry for him."A couple of weeks Ecclestone will celebrate 87 years.

2017-10-17 11:54:05

Gerhard Berger In the season of 2018 Vettel and Hamilton will again battle for the title

Gerhard Berger In the season of 2018 Vettel and Hamilton will again battle for the title

The ex-pilot of Formula 1 Gerhard Berger predicts a big battle between Lewis Hamilton and Sebastian Vettel in 2018.Gerhard Berger "Vettel should not feel like a loser in 2017. Ferrari have made a giant leap forward this season and put Mercedes under much more pressure than expected. They are on the right track.In 2018 we are waiting for a big battle between Lewis and Vettel, and by the time they both will have four title.Now the problem with Ferrari is that they develop faster than planned, so there are unexpected defects in the technique".

2017-10-17 11:44:03

Willi Weber Schumacher Family must tell the truth

Willi Weber Schumacher Family must tell the truth

Former Manager of Michael Schumacher believes that the family legends of Formula 1 needs to be honest with millions of their fans.Almost four years after the accident the seven-time champion in the ski resort, almost nothing is known about the extent of his injuries. At the same time there are unconfirmed rumors that after the improve the health of Schumacher once again fell into a coma.Willi Weber "I'm sorry that fans of Michael do not know about his health. Why are they not telling the truthFormula 1 has now become as painful as my back. Now this show of Mickey mouse, and nothing more. Sport a thing of the past with performances by Schumacher".

2017-10-17 11:34:04

Pirelli may redeem Interlagos

Pirelli may redeem Interlagos

Pirelli is counting on the purchase of the Brazilian Interlagos track. This statement of the Italian newspaper La Gazzetta dello Sport after a visit to Milan, the mayor of so Paulo joo Doria.Doria reportedly met with Marco Tronchetti provera, President of the official supplier of tires for Formula 1 Pirelli.Joo Doria "Pirelli is very popular in Brazil as the Formula 1, so I would like to meet with the President to discuss the privatization route. Tronchetti, provera told me that he would raise this issue with Chinese investors".In Pirelli have confirmed these words in the newspaper O Estado de S.Paulo "Pirelli supports the initiative of the mayor and his efforts to find investors. But Pirelli is not currently involved in this business".

2017-10-17 11:14:03

David Coulthard Bottas needs to believe he can catch up

The ex-pilot of Formula 1 David Coulthard called on Valtteri Bottas to work hard to get back in the fight for victory.David Coulthard "I was having such a difficult time when he worked at McLaren with Mika Hakkinen.Valtteri just needs a lot of work to figure out where and what he was behind Lewis, and believe that the gap he is able to overcome.Valtteri is a fast and talented driver. He is quiet and reserved, but he needs to think about racing and believe in yourself. At the same time, we must also understand that he partner one of the fastest pilots of the peloton".

2017-10-16 16:34:03

In the US bus Ul will be pink

In the US bus Ul will be pink

During the United States Grand Prix tyres are the softest part of Ul will receive a pink marking.So Pirelli is going to support the campaign, which is held in the United States Oct there announced a "month of awareness about breast cancer". Pink ribbon is the symbol of the breast cancer Foundation, founded by Susan Carmen.

2017-10-16 16:24:03

Hartley senior I Hope Brandon will stay in Formula 1 for five years

Hartley senior I Hope Brandon will stay in Formula 1 for five years

Brian Hartley hopes his son Brendon Hartley, which debuts at the Grand Prix of the USA in the Toro Rosso, will stay in Formula 1.Brian Hartley "I'm proud son A father passionate about racing, would like to be in my place. The talks went on behind closed doors, and everything was solved within a couple days.I hope that Brandon will stay in Formula 1 for five years. While he needs just to finish in the USA. Any result except the last, will be good, considering the absence of any tests.In 2009 and 2010 Hartley worked reserve pilot Toro Rosso and Red Bull. The last time behind the wheel of a Formula 1 new Zealander sat in 2012, then during youth tests, he represented Mercedes. Since then Brandon speaks mostly in endurance races, and this year he became the winner of the marathon 24 hours of Le Mans.

2017-10-16 16:04:02

Red Bull pleased to work with ExxonMobil

The fuel supplier of Red Bull, ExxonMobil, brought to Singapore a new product, and the team believes that this gave significant leap forward.Chief engineer Red Bull Paul Morgan "the Contribution of ExxonMobil in oil and lubricants for the team has significantly increased our speed. We have moved forward more tangible than in the same period a year ago.We had the benefit of regular updates throughout the season, the last of which was the latest gasoline Esso Synergy - it helped us to become faster in Singapore.This update had additional effects in Malaysia, which brought us a win with max Verstappen.In race conditions the new fuel always has and will continue to be important for performance from the point of view of General pace".

2017-10-16 15:54:03

Brendon Hartley will be at number 39

Brendon Hartley will be at number 39

The only race in the US debutant Brendon Hartley will start number 39.This year the team Toro Rosso can use for backup pilots in rooms 38 and 39. No. 38 has worked in Friday practice Sean Gelael, so Hartley went to number 39.

2017-10-16 11:34:05

Red Bull ready to build the team around Verstappen

Red Bull ready to build the team around Verstappen

Head Red Bull Christian Horner said that his team may be built around max Verstappen.Christian Horner "I think MAKS sees the strength and depth of the team. He feels comfortable in the team. He is the youngest winner of the Grand Prix, he is the youngest two-time winner, he's the youngest top-pilot.Lewis set up long-term cooperation with Mercedes, Vettel signed a contract for three years with Ferrari. Obviously, we would not mind to build the team around max. But we need to give him a competitive car.

2017-10-16 11:34:04

Felipe Massa I fear for the team

Felipe Massa I fear for the team

Pilot Williams Felipe Massa believes that without him the team will not be able to make progress.Felipe Massa "It's frustrating, because the team can go in the direction that will lead to the decline. Lance continues to learn he will not be able to work with updates and settings. I'm doing a great job with the role of leader. I think the team needs to keep the pilots.The team knows 100 that I can do. I really like Paddy, and Paddy knows what's best for the team. Maybe it is not his decision, and they have to make a decision associated with some other factor, but that's not up to me".Mass stands for Williams in 2014. During this time he has five times to the podium.

2017-10-16 11:24:05

Sebastian Vettel I pulled a team at the bottom in Baku

Sebastian Vettel I pulled a team at the bottom in Baku

The Ferrari pilot Sebastian Vettel admits that a disastrous series of races began after the defeat in Baku.Sebastian Vettel "I think that all the problems began after Baku. I feel that it was there that pulled the team down. And I was there to win. Singapore was just a racing situation. We were just unlucky. This was obviously a setback, but I don't know how many such accidents at the start will still be in the future.It is important to understand that what happened, it is impossible to control. We need to focus on what we have and try to focus on what we can control.

2017-10-16 11:24:04

Bernie Ecclestone Williams needs to take Robert Kubica

Bernie Ecclestone Williams needs to take Robert Kubica

The former head of Formula 1 Bernie Ecclestone believes that Williams needs to take the next year Robert Kubica.Bernie Ecclestone "If Robert wasn't in that accident, then I think now he would already be world champion. I think he can come back even stronger than before.It will probably be more aggressive than then, I can only foresee a good future for him in Formula 1.As for his physical form, many years ago I raced with a guy named Archie Scott-brown. Archie was damn fast, and he was in a worse position than Robert, much worse, but he managed to be very successful. I don't think the injury will keep him".

2017-10-16 10:54:03

Amsterdam vs racing on city streets

Despite the popularity of max Verstappen in Holland and the desire of Liberty to hold the race through the streets of the old city of Amsterdam, official authorities against it.The press Secretary of the city of Amsterdam "the Race should take place on the road, and not in the old center of the city."Official review upheld Eric van der Burg, who is engaged in the Affairs of sports in the municipal Executive of Amsterdam "the Race in Amsterdam is fine, but better in Zandvoort, where there is a great track. The old centre of Amsterdam is not a place for racing".

2017-10-15 20:44:04

Renault is ready to help Jolyon Palmer

Renault is ready to help Jolyon Palmer

Jolyon Palmer has lost his place in the Renault team after the Grand Prix of Japan. However, France is ready to help his former pilot with the further employment.Cyril abiteboul, head of Renault Sport "We are part of a large group, we are represented in many areas of Motorsport, and we have the opportunity to help Jolyon. Let's see how we can help him. I think, and he himself has ideas."It is possible, Renault will offer Palmer a spot in the team Formula-E.

2017-10-15 20:34:03

In Haas refused to take young pilots Ferrari

As you know, the team Haas is working closely with Ferrari. However, the Americans rejected the proposal of the Scuderia to take one of the graduates of the Racing Academy of Ferrari.Gunther Steiner, team principal, Haas "We are working closely with Ferrari, but they respect the decisions we make. Yes, they offered their young pilots, but we refused.We're happy with our current driver line-up and believes that nothing should be changed".Meanwhile, Sauber has expressed willingness to provide space for young pilots Ferrari in exchange for a discount on the supplied engines and other components. We are talking about Charles LeClair and Antonio Giovinazzi.

2017-10-15 14:44:08

Fernando Alonso I have no regrets

Fernando Alonso I have no regrets

The pilot of McLaren Fernando Alonso has said he has no regrets about any decisions in their lives.Fernando Alonso "I don't regret any decisions you've made. At a time when we took them, we thought it was the best, most logical. We don't have a crystal ball to see the future.What happened to me, similar to what happened with Michael Schumacher in the Mercedes. When he got over there, the team could not fight for high positions, as in the first year of operation, Hamilton is on the team.I proudly went to Renault, McLaren-Honda and Ferrari. At that time, when I decided to participate for them, no one would have said that made a bad decision. In retrospect, everything looks different, but I'm proud of where I was".

2017-10-15 14:44:07

Roman Grosjean I really can become a world champion

Roman Grosjean I really can become a world champion

Haas pilot Roman Grosjean believes that he is able to become a champion in Formula 1.Roman Grosjean "I understand that there are always things you can improve. This work with brakes, and other aspects. The ability to cope with difficulties - also a good feature of the pilot.But now with my physical form and experience I could become world champion in a good car".The best result of Grosjean in the championship - 7th place in 2013.

2017-10-15 14:44:05

Nico Rosberg Hamilton has a weakness

Nico Rosberg Hamilton has a weakness

Champion of the season in 2016 Nico Rosberg told about the weakness of Lewis Hamilton, which can be used to defeat him.Nico Rosberg "His natural speed is phenomenal, but his weakness is that he is difficult to tolerate their downs and losses during the season. If someone wants to beat Lewis, then you need to skillfully use psychological impact on him in such moments.That's what I tried to do last year, and all went well, and that's what Sebastian Vettel needs to do this year".

2017-10-15 14:44:03

Lando Norris follows in the footsteps of Lewis Hamilton

Lando Norris follows in the footsteps of Lewis Hamilton

Lewis Hamilton in 2005 became the champion of Formula-3, and two years later acted in the Formula-1. The British Lando Norris follows in the footsteps of his idol - last weekend he became the champion of Euroseries Formula 3 in his debut season.Lando Norris "It was a fantastically successful year. I love my role of the young pilots McLaren, spending time in the simulator at the McLaren Technology centre and participating in the Grand Prix with the team.Winning the title in Formula 3 will help me to get closer to real work in the Formula-1".Win Fomrula-3 will allow Norris to get the FIA Superlicense, required to work in Formula 1. It is expected that next year Lando will become a reserve pilot of McLaren.

2017-10-14 14:14:03

Carlos Sainz in the form of Renault

Carlos Sainz in the form of Renault

Next weekend Carlos Sainz debut at the United States Grand Prix as the pilot of Renault. The French team posted photos of the Spaniard in a new form.

2017-10-14 13:34:03

Brendon Hartley will partner Daniil Kvyat

Brendon Hartley will partner Daniil Kvyat

Toro Rosso have confirmed that one race in the United States as a partner Daniil Kvyat will conduct a 27-year-old new Zealander Brendon Hartley, winner of the 24 hours of Le Mans in 2017.Franz Toast, head of the Toro Rosso "We are pleased to announce that Brendon Hartley, a former member of the youth program of Red Bull, as well as test-pilot of Red Bull and Toro Rosso, will play for our team.This year, Brandon won the 24 hours of Le Mans. In addition, he is the leader of the championship WEC, which has already won in 2015. We are glad that he returns to our team. Since that time, he became an experienced pilot, and we are confident that he will cope with this task".Brendon Hartley "it is Difficult to convey the feelings that I have. For me it was a surprise, although I never abandoned a childhood dream of becoming a Formula 1 driver. Since then, as I was a reserve pilot Red Bull and Toro Rosso, I managed to achieve serious progress. I want to thank Red Bull for the opportunity and the Porsche that allowed me to combine participation in Fomrula-1 and WEC.I like the track in Austin, especially since I not so long ago it was made. I'm ready to debut in Formula 1".At the time Hartley was a participant of the program of support of young pilots of Red Bull, conducted tests in the Red Bull and Toro Rosso. In 2009 and 2010, Brandon was officially listed as a spare pilot of Red Bull. Then the way Hartley and Red Bull parted, and in 2012 he conducted tests as a part of Mercedes.2012 Hartley takes part in the various races of sport prototypes in Europe and overseas, regularly goes to the start of the 24 hours of Le Mans, and this year became the winner of this marathon behind the wheel of a Porsche.

2017-10-14 13:24:03

Alonso will perform in the Grand Prix of the USA in the helmet Indy 500

Alonso will perform in the Grand Prix of the USA in the helmet Indy 500

The upcoming United States Grand Prix the pilot of McLaren Fernando Alonso will hold a helmet and the coloring which will repeat helmet, which he performed in the Indie 500.The only difference is the number on the helmet. In the Indy 500, the Spaniard played under the number "29" and Fomrula-1 starting number "14".

2017-10-14 12:54:04

Mary criticizes an early transition Sainz in Renault

Mary criticizes an early transition Sainz in Renault

Former Spanish Formula 1 driver Roberto merhi has criticized the decision of his compatriot Carlos Sainz to go to Renault for four races before the end of the season.Roberto merhi "to be Honest, to go to Renault during the season, it seems to me a mistake. I would have finished the year with Toro Rosso. He had a great year, and the next one could start on equal terms with Nico".

2017-10-14 12:44:03

Susie Wolff is confident in the victory of Vettel

Former reserve pilot Williams Suzie Wolff believes that Lewis Hamilton is in great shape, but Sebastian Vettel can still win.Susie Wolff "Lewis is very relaxed this year, and you can see how he likes the battle with Ferrari. In recent years, it was always only against his teammate that difficult. He is now in much better shape.In my opinion, Vettel was just unlucky. The Ferrari is a very fast car, and I can imagine that the race for the title will remain open until the last. If you look at how far last year was to this purpose, it becomes clear what a huge step forward they made.Ahead of us a couple of tracks that do not resemble to a greater or lesser extent a Ferrari or Mercedes. It's not like last year where it was quite clear what would happen, so I think we will see an interesting battle".

2017-10-14 12:24:03

Lewis Hamilton Rules rain tyres need to be changed

Lewis Hamilton Rules rain tyres need to be changed

Pilot Mercedes Lewis Hamilton believes Formula 1 needs to change the rules of the tyres fitted, which are issued to pilots much less than sometimes required.Lewis Hamilton "the Problem is that it's a stupid rule because how many times was this year, when fans came to see their idols, sitting during the second practice in the rain and on the road no one. We can't go out on the track because we have a few sets of this rubber This is stupid.The team decide that it is better not to go out because we need these tires can be used in the race. The League needs to reconsider this rule, as people are robbed, sitting in the rain and not seeing cars on the road. In those days, you have to return the money".