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Carlos Sainz Our rivals are Force India

Carlos Sainz Our rivals are Force India

The pilot Toro Rosso Carlos Sainz marked the main rival of his team in this season.Carlos Sainz "Force India has earned a lot of points, especially in Barcelona. They have a very strong car, and with the Mercedes engine they are simply unattainable for many competitors.I don't want to become arrogant. I think fifth place is really possible for us. I'm happy for the team, if we succeed. I will be celebrating this event together with the team."Now the Toro Rosso ranks 5th in the constructors '...

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2017-06-23 12:14:03

McLaren will receive a new Honda engines

Honda brought in Baku updated the power plant, which was expected during the Grand Prix of Canada.As reported by Japanese motorists, serious modifications have been internal combustion engines, turbine and module MGU-H. According to estimates by Honda, power plant capacity increased by 12 HP According to experts, the Japanese a few belittle their achievements, and the real increase will be around 30 HP. However, before Fernando Alonso was assessed a deficiency of power to 100 HP New engines will appear on the machines McLaren during Friday practice. However, in this case pilots have to pay start from the last row, because the limit on the installation of new components has been exhausted.

2017-06-23 12:04:04

Ferrari has prepared updates to the race in Baku

After the Italian team dominated Monaco, its main rival Mercedes responsively hit in Canada. Now, according to La Gazzetta dello Sport, unique for Azerbaijan of the track, including extra-long two-kilometer straight, the Ferrari made the updates to its engine.The paper argues that the development is part of an aggressive plan for the development of the Scuderia under the supervision of the Director of the technical Department Mattia Binotto. Reportedly, the decision on delivery of the updated engines in Baku was based solely on positive data on the stand.

2017-06-23 12:04:03

Guido van der garde Verstappen need to calm down

Dutch ex-pilot of Formula 1 Guido van der garde has urged his compatriot max Verstappen to calm down and not to pay attention to the rumors that he may go to another stable.Recall that the rumors about the transition of the young Dutchman in the camp of Ferrari in the season of 2018.Guido van der garde "For max it is too early to worry. Of course, as a pilot you always want to get the best car, but I think that of all the teams, Red Bull has made the most progress this year.And Renault is also not standing still. I understand the frustration of max after the race in Canada, but I still expect Red Bull will be able to build a good car next year.Max needs to remember that Red Bull gave him a chance in Formula 1. His time will come. Red Bull also knows that Max - supertalent, and in their interest to ensure that it is the best car in the shortest time possible".

2017-06-23 11:34:02

The nephew of Gerhard Berger has not confirmed the participation in the tests with Force India

Nephew of ex-Formula 1 driver Gerhard Berger is not ready to confirm that he actually debuts during the tests in Hungary.This week, we reported that Lucas, Auer, whose mother is the sister Berger, you may receive behind the wheel of a Formula 1 during practices the Grand Prix of Hungary.Lucas, Auer "Formula-3 and DTM - it's series, which recently released the best pilots of Formula-1. I won't hide that I want to get a chance in the same direction.Rumors about Force India go, but nothing is confirmed 100. We just do hope".

2017-06-23 11:24:03

The President of the FIA In 2019, there can be new team

The President of the FIA does not deny that a couple of years in the championship may be a new team or even several teams.Brazilian newspaper Globo reports that a company called China F1 Racing Team was registered in the UK.Jean Todt "currently we have ten teams, but the idea is to have twelve.It is likely that one or two teams to join Formula 1 in the near future. A lot of rumors, but some parties are interested in it. When we see that the time is right, will announce the formation of new teams.

2017-06-23 11:04:03

Daniel Ricardo the Route to Baku is really unique

Pilot Red Bull Daniel Riccardo believes that the Baku track one of the most unique in the racing calendar of Formula 1.Riccardo Daniel "In Baku, in my opinion, very special, unique street circuit. There is a very wide section, and there are the narrow sections in the racing calendar.The second sector is most severe, there is heavier than in Monaco, although the Principality is one of the most narrow and difficult roads. When you drive up to the old town, sped by the castle, is a fun and difficult at the same time, and here you can see the audience in the stands This part of the track is my favorite. Long video is just huge, and it allows you to really relax".

2017-06-22 11:34:03

Sauber confirmed the dismissal of Kaltenborn

Sauber confirmed the dismissal of Kaltenborn

Sauber have officially confirmed that monisha Kaltenborn is leaving the post of team leader, which she has held since may 2012.In a statement the team owners said "Longbow Finance regrets to inform that due to disagreements regarding the development team is leaving his post Kaltenborn. The decision was made by mutual consent.We thank her for her many years of cooperation and wish all the best. Her successor will be named in the near future".Temporarily the powers of the head of the team share Manager Sauber beat Xander and technical Director Jorg Zander.

2017-06-22 11:24:03

Next year will be all 21 of the Grand Prix

The Formula-1 believe that in the next year, despite rumors, will be all scheduled to race.The head of Formula-1 chase Carey "Our goal is definitely to hold races in Shanghai and Singapore. We are negotiating new agreements that have not yet signed, but we have a good basis, so the track will be included in the calendar.We would not put a 21 race calendar if I had doubts, but the reality is that today we do not have all the agreements".

2017-06-22 11:24:02

Sauber will use McLaren gear box

Head Sauber Moniz, Kaltenborn before his dismissal said that next year her team will be on the gearbox of the McLaren.Monisha Kaltenborn "today we can say that the McLaren and Sauber are two different teams, two different customers Honda. Exchange of information will not.At the same time, next year we will use the gearbox of the McLaren, although we don't like the way the engine and box work this year the British team.But I can't draw any conclusions about how things will be next year. So far, only one assumption, and I have no reason to doubt the progress".

2017-06-22 11:14:04

Lewis Hamilton may leave Formula 1 at the end of season 2017

Lewis Hamilton may leave Formula 1 at the end of season 2017

Pilot Mercedes Lewis Hamilton does not rule out the possibility of withdrawal from the championship at the end of the year.Lewis Hamilton "My fate is in my hands. I may decide to stay at the end of this year. Does this mean that my legacy is less great than it would be if I stayed in five years Who knowsI don't like to plan for this moment, because I don't know what will happen in the moment, I don't know what you're going to do next. Yes, it is an exceptionally favorable period for struggle in the championship. Much easier to fight with the other team. When the competition within the team, then the tension increases with every passing moment. It should not be.Now, when we fight with the other team, the fight it gives me more pleasure".

2017-06-22 11:14:03

Honda doesn't exclude help from Formula 1

Honda no longer refuses the help of the championship, which is very needed by the team McLaren due to serious engine problems.Recently the sporting Director of a Formula 1 Ross Brawn said that the championship is ready to help the Honda mechanics.The head of the Honda F1 Yusuke Hasegawa "brown said he would be glad to help the Honda on the first call. We need to ask for help, and I really appreciate the offer. We are ready to negotiate".

2017-06-22 11:04:03

Nephew Berger debuts on tests of Formula 1

Nephew Berger debuts on tests of Formula 1

Nephew of the ex-pilot of Formula 1 Gerhard Berger intends to make a big step forward in its ambitions to serve in the Royal races.22-year-old Lucas, Auer, the son of Berger's sister, is a contender for the title in the German DTM championship. This year he was in favour of Mercedes.Mercedes boss Toto Wolff said that Auer has all the qualities necessary for a Formula 1 driver. And now the German edition of Auto Bild reported that Auer will conduct tests in Formula 1 at the wheel of the car of Mercedes or Force India.

2017-06-22 10:54:03

Mercedes in no hurry to help McLaren

Head of Mercedes Toto Wolff is still reluctant to talk about the possibility of supplying engines to McLaren next year.Toto Wolff "It's not our priority at the moment. Most importantly, Honda has made progress and is able to fight at the highest level. We do not want to interfere in their work at this stage".

2017-06-22 10:24:03

Carlos Sainz - plan "B" for McLaren at the season-2018

Carlos Sainz - plan

McLaren sees Carlos Sainz as a backup plan in case of departure of Fernando Alonso at the end of season 2017.This statement of Josep Viaplana, a correspondent of the Spanish daily sports newspaper Diario Sport.Josep of Viaplana "science is now among the pilots that had achieved highest progress in recent times, despite his modest Toro Rosso car. Red Bull know that science can't stay for the fourth consecutive year in the Toro Rosso.Helmut Marko and Christian Horner have already decided that if ricciardo and Verstappen will remain in the Red Bull, they will open doors for Science to find the best option.

2017-06-22 10:14:02

Toto Wolff does not hurry with the contract of Valtteri Bottas

Toto Wolff does not hurry with the contract of Valtteri Bottas

Head of Mercedes Toto Wolff is in no hurry to sign a new agreement with Bottas.Toto Wolff "of Course, he experiences some pressure. For me, Valtteri is a great pilot, it is well-established. It later was invited, but he immediately began to fight at a high level against the best pilots of Formula-1.When we made our offer, Valtteri, we knew that at the end of the year, the market pilots will be opened. We won't take the time to make the decision, but the overall opinion of the team is that Bottas is good at his job.

2017-06-22 09:44:03

Chase Carey is convinced of the need for three races in a row

The head of Formula-1 chase Carey is confident that the race calendar for next year laid out at 100.Chase Carey "next year consecutive races in France, Austria and the UK. All three races will be held in Europe, so no problems. I'm sure the racing calendar is well thought out".

2017-06-21 16:54:03

Moniz, Kaltenborn Sauber has left

As reported by SkySport, monisha Kaltenborn, left his post as head of the team Sauber. The official announcement is expected soon.In early 2012, Kaltenborn joined Sauber, thus becoming the first female leader in Formula 1. However, the time she was a co-owner of the Swiss team, but a year ago he sold his stake in the company Longbow Finance. According to rumors, the new owner did not like management methods, Kaltenborn.

2017-06-21 16:34:03

Porsche may come to Formula 1

German sports car manufacturer Porsche has achieved yet another victory at Le Mans, and now the automaker is aimed at the Formula-1.The company Porsche has received an invitation to attend the next meeting of manufacturers to discuss the rules on the engines of Formula 1 after 2020.Head of Le Mans Porsche Fritz Enzinger "We now know the rules of Le Mans in 2020. In the coming weeks, Peugeot have to decide, do they return to Le Mans. But even if they do, we should think whether we want to spend another two or three years. At the moment I can't say with absolute assurance".The Auto Bild report mentioned that Formula E is one of the options for Porsche, but there are also rumors that McLaren is interested in a transaction with this company to supply engines.

2017-06-21 16:14:03

McLaren doesn't have problems with tires

The tire does not apply to the problems of the McLaren this year. According to experts, to chassis the McLaren is one of the best in the peloton. One reason for this phenomenon is the McLaren approach to winter work, especially in preparation for the new, wider and more bulky tyres from Pirelli.While Mercedes, Ferrari and Red Bull have provided test cars for the Italian tyre supplier, it turns out that McLaren also participated actively in the process of developing new formulations.Race Director McLaren Eric bulge "We were the only team who sent an observer to all 24 days of tests, we presented more data requirements that the FIA and Pirelli wanted to give us originally.Thus, from the very beginning we understood well the tires without having to provide a test car".

2017-06-21 15:54:04

Carlos Sainz Baku Monaco

Carlos Sainz Baku Monaco

The pilot Toro Rosso Carlos Sainz told about his impressions from the race in Baku.Carlos Sainz "You can't compare the route in Baku with Monaco, even if it is a street circuit. Here is not better or worse - just different.This is a very difficult race, but I would not say that is more difficult than in Monaco. However, this track is very similar to Monaco in that any, even a small mistake can be critical. You should always stay focused.Sorry I couldn't finish the race last year, but I remember your battles with the pilots McLaren and Red Bull.It's a shame that we can't enjoy the views while going at the speed of 300 km/h, but I really like the local medieval castle, the perfect backdrop during the race. Photos out here is just excellent".

2017-06-21 15:44:03

Chase Carey is proud of the revival of European races

The new leadership of the Formula 1 are proud that next year the championship will return to the two traditional European race.After a meeting of the world Council of Motorsport in Geneva, the FIA has announced that France and Germany will return to the racing calendar of Formula 1 in the season of 2018.Chase Carey "We are proud to confirm the return of the German and French Grand Prix in the championship. Waiting for them next season."The last time the Grand Prix of Germany was held in the year 2016, France in 2008.

2017-06-21 15:24:03

Vettel defended his absence on social networks

The Ferrari pilot Sebastian Vettel defended his decision to maintain a low level of communication with fans via social media.As you know, German is very rarely photographed with his wife and children, and he doesn't have social networking profiles on Facebook, Instagram or Twitter.Sebastian Vettel "I just don't understand why we need to constantly tell everyone what we're doing, where we are, with whom you work. I just don't have this need, but at the same time, I don't blame people if they are constantly talking about yourself. I think that I grew up in a generation that was quite shy due to the fact that someone could see a video with you or your photos.People it is important now to take a picture and then brag about it in social networks. I have more important personal acquaintance and experience that I can learn from person".

2017-06-21 15:04:02

Felipe Massa is looking forward to returning to Baku

Pilot Williams Felipe Massa has shared his memories of last year's race in Baku, which had the status of European Grand Prix.Felipe Massa "I am really looking forward to returning to this beautiful country, such a unique race track, which is located in the heart of the city. There are a lot of 90 corners, as well as a huge high-speed direct start-finish. Last year we had a double finish in the points zone, so after my meeting in Canada I very much hope that we will be able to add".A year ago Massa finished in Baku on 10-m.

2017-06-21 10:04:04

Valtteri Bottas is counting on a long-term contract

Mercedes driver Valtteri Bottas wants to get a long-term contract with Mercedes. The current contract expires at the end of this year.Valtteri Bottas "I like to race in Baku. And I think it's time to try again to win.The victory is the first thing I think of when chasing, but I know that for the team in the first place - the work and its results. I want to be consistent and to achieve a long-term contract with Mercedes".Head of Mercedes Toto Wolff "Bottas is a great place in the championship. Hard to believe he only recently joined our team. He surpassed all our expectations. He already has the pole position, victory and sometimes a clear dominance over Lewis on Saturday and Sunday. He just needs to put it all together and I'm sure he will do it".

2017-06-21 09:44:04

Pascal Wehrlein, last year in Baku was very interesting

Pilot Sauber Pascal Wehrlein admitted that waiting for a race in Baku with great hopes.Pascal Wehrlein "I'm really looking forward to the opportunity to return behind the wheel of a car in Baku. Last last year a race weekend, Azerbaijan was very interesting for all of us. It was the first Grand Prix in this country.Search best settings for the car on this track is a real challenge for all teams. Maximum speed and acceleration dynamics here are key moments.Last year Wehrlein came to Baku because of brake failure.

2017-06-21 09:44:03

Jenson button with Three races in a row is too much

Spare pilot of McLaren's Jenson button believes that the new racing calendar is made is not entirely true. The decision to end the season-2018 earlier than usual have led to the fact that there were a series of three races in a row.Jenson button "I personally believe that this is too hard".

2017-06-20 12:24:03

Honda will present the updated version of the engine in Baku

This weekend Honda expects to deliver the much-anticipated McLaren engine updated.In Canada just over a week ago, the McLaren admitted that their frustration at the limit, so if soon there will be updates, a contract with a Japanese company will be terminated.The head of Honda Yusuke Hasegawa "In Baku we will install an updated internal combustion engines. I don't know whether to call it a specification of the engine number "3", but we'll present something, even if it interim solution".The report States that Honda is hard at work specification "3" to solve the problems of the power plant, including excessive vibration and lack of power of 90 HP Yusuke Hasegawa added "the Situation is more complicated than people can imagine. Changing some of the details we have to work on other that automatically require replacement".

2017-06-20 12:14:08

Nico Rosberg said Toto Wolff

Nico Rosberg said Toto Wolff

Recently the head of Mercedes Toto Wolff said that Nico Rosberg was the basis of the problems in the relationship with Lewis Hamilton. The German, who in last season's champion, sees things differently.Nico Rosberg "I know that Toto really thinks about me, so I don't care what the English press writes. Last Tuesday we gathered together 600000 Euro for blind children at a charity event.From time to time I read what you write on the Internet, but this Chapter is closed for me. It's funny because all these squabbles do not concern me more. I won the battle. I hope that one day we will be together on all this to laugh".

2017-06-20 12:04:04

Williams will contribute to the collapse of McLaren-Honda

Williams will contribute to the collapse of McLaren-Honda

The Williams team could be the basis for the imminent collapse of the relationship of McLaren and Honda.Veteran Blic newspaper correspondent Roger Benoit reports that Williams could abandon the deal with Mercedes in 2018 to become the new partner Honda. This will allow you to clear the way for McLaren in possible cooperation with Mercedes.Roger Benoit "Last question are the Silver arrows want to go back to such a dangerous rival, as McLarenFor Sauber the result doesn't really matter, because in the next year for Honda they will remain the team's number two.In 1983-1987 the Williams team has already collaborated with Honda. But then, after winning the season-1987, Japanese motorists have gone to McLaren. Now the situation is reversed with the only difference that now the Honda is not the best of engines.