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Charles LeClair I do not feel pressure from the media

Charles LeClair I do not feel pressure from the media

Pilot GP2 Charles LeClair said that he was only pleased that in the press, his name is associated with Ferrari.Charles Leclerc "it is Very nice to see my name in the media associated with the Ferrari name and Formula 1 championship. Nice, but it doesn't give me any extra pressure.I'm focused on what we have to do in Formula 2. I did not think about his future. Yes, I have a goal in your career, I really want to get into a Royal race and are doing everything to make it happen.To drive for the...

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2017-08-21 18:04:03

The safety car in Formula 1 can become a drone

The safety car in Formula 1 can become a drone

Automakers have embarked on creating machines that can move without human intervention. It is not excluded that soon the safety car in Formula 1 will become drones.Marcin Budkowski, head of the technical Department of the FIA "we developed these technologies. Maybe the safety car will no longer need a pilot he will do everything computers.At the same time we are against the racing drones. This is a sport of engineers, and the fans won't like it".

2017-08-21 17:44:03

Max Verstappen will See what will happen in the end of next year

Max Verstappen will See what will happen in the end of next year

Max Verstappen hinted that he could leave Red Bull at the end of next year if the team will not be able to provide a car able to fight for victory.Max Verstappen "I believe that we should not leave until you have a competitive car. Now, however, we take not the position that counts.Give up no one is going, but we need to work hard. Let's see what happens at the end of next year".

2017-08-21 11:34:03

Prema considers the possibility of Formula 1

Prema considers the possibility of Formula 1

Team Prema, serving in various Junior series, is ready to try his hand in Formula 1, if allowed the use of client chassis.Ren rosin, the Prema head "Formula 1 is the ultimate dream of not only pilots, but engineers. We would like to become participants of the championship, but it is necessary to change the rules. If allowed to use a client machine, we can try their hand".

2017-08-21 10:04:04

Valtteri Bottas the Race in Spa and Italy will be good for us

Mercedes driver Valtteri Bottas believes that racing on high-speed tracks in Belgium and Italy in the theory are the crown for the German team.Valtteri Bottas "I really think the next two races should be more successful for us than for Ferrari.I think we've made good progress. We definitely didn't waste any time, the team worked a lot. Ferrari very fast in the turns, therefore, on this aspect still need to work on. The downforce we still have not enough, but on the straights equal to us just yet.There will be tracks where high downforce, e.g. Singapore, but in Spa and Monza we have to look competitive. We do a lot of work, but it's obvious that this season is tough for us".

2017-08-21 10:04:03

Daniel ricciardo Penalties for changing engines will still be

Daniel ricciardo Penalties for changing engines will still be

Pilot Red Bull Daniel Riccardo believes that he has yet to face the penalties for an unscheduled replacement of components of the engine Renault.Daniel ricciardo "So it was with me in the UK, but I have no doubt that there is still a lot of such penalties. I know that the moment will come, and I again take this an additional fine, because we have already used up all the engines. Every problem with the reliability of Renault will give us the new fines.Looks like we will get more fines than some other teams. Can we compete in this indicator with McLaren".

2017-08-21 09:54:05

Carlos Sainz In the Formula-1 in two categories

The pilot Toro Rosso Carlos Sainz believes that in Formula 1 there are now two categories of teams.Carlos Sainz "I want to think that in the future the gap will be less. But now in the championship there is a huge difference between top teams and the rest of the stables. The gap has grown because Ferrari and Mercedes have huge resources to develop and operate the machine.In my opinion, at the moment there are two categories in Formula 1, and it is not something that should be in this championship. I hope next year something will change. For us, as to command the middle of the peloton, even uninteresting, which makes Mercedes, because it's just another category".

2017-08-21 09:54:03

Kimi Raikkonen about a contract I do not decide anything

Kimi Raikkonen about a contract I do not decide anything

Pilot Ferrari Kimi Raikkonen said that a decision on the contract he takes is not, and the team.Kimi Raikkonen "the Situation is not different from any other season. It's not my decision. The team knows what my preferred option, what will happen in the future - we'll see".We will remind that the championship leader Sebastian Vettel wants to see Raikkonen as a partner of Ferrari in 2018.Ferrari traditionally calls the pilots in the days of Grand Prix of Italy.

2017-08-20 19:34:03

Helmut Marko Red Bull and Toro Rosso have not achieved their goals

Sports consultant to Red Bull Helmut Marko said that this season nor the senior team or the Junior Toro Rosso will not be able to achieve your goals.Helmut Marko "Third place is not a goal for the Red Bull. Unfortunately, with this engine we will not be able to achieve more.As for Toro Rosso, their goal was fifth place. I think it will be hard to achieve this result. They missed too many opportunities.In Hungary a lot of it happens in our favor, but starting the race in Spa, the team with the Mercedes engine will show us the rear wing".

2017-08-20 19:14:03

Mercedes does not negotiate with Vettel

Mercedes does not negotiate with Vettel

Head of Mercedes Toto Wolff said that his team is not in talks with Sebastian Vettel.Toto Wolff in an interview with Gazzetta dello Sport "We don't negotiate with Vettel. Our team decided to first discuss the situation with their pilots to decide to leave them or not.A contract with Lewis Hamilton is designed for 2018, and we hope that he will stay with us beyond this date".It is known that Ferrari Vettel is a three-year contract, but the German is ready to sign only a one-year deal. It is not excluded that Sebastian is considering a move to Mercedes, if there will be a vacant place.

2017-08-20 18:54:04

Force India Peres nearly signed

Force India Peres nearly signed

Representatives of Force India, said that the new contract with Sergio Perez to be signed soon.Force India "We have not signed a contract with Sergio, but this contract is not far off. It is likely that we will be able to make an announcement during the Grand Prix in Spa. High probability that we will leave our two pilots, but can assure with 100 certainty is impossible because of contracts they have not".

2017-08-20 18:34:04

Chapter Prema Charles LeClair deserves a place in Formula 1

Chapter Prema Charles LeClair deserves a place in Formula 1

Team leader of Formula 2 Prema Rene rosin believes that Charles LeClair fully deserves a place in the Royal races already in the season of 2018.Rene rosin "pilots like Antonio Giovinazzi and Charles LeClair should be in Formula 1 because they fully deserve it.Charles this year looks impressive, it works on a level that a place in Formula 1 must be guaranteed. It should provide the opportunity.I think they should put him in the car, otherwise what's the point of Junior formulae What's the point of Formula 1 if we fail to promote the best pilots"LeClair has already conducted tests within a Ferrari and Haas.

2017-08-20 18:14:03

The head of Formula 1 I would like to see four races in the United States

The head of Formula-1 chase Carey stated that he would like to see in the racing calendar Royal races, four Grand Prix in the USA.Chase Carey "I think it would be nice to see the calendar of the race in new York, Miami, Los Angeles and Las Vegas. We have interest in each of these cities, but we are not going to do so that these cities were competing against each other. Look, we are going to discuss the matter publicly.We want to find the right platform with the right partners, the right opportunity, the right place and the right type of events that will capture the imagination of people.I think the proper way to hold these discussions. We wish they were real partners, we are not just trying to make a deal. We really want to achieve partnerships.These events are the face of the sport, and I think it's important for us to have an event that is what makes this sport special. So we want to reflect on the conduct of races in American cities."There was one season in the early 1980s, when three Formula 1 races held in the United States.

2017-08-20 17:54:03

Force India Halo can inhibit development for the next year

Deputy head of the Force India Otmar, Szafnauer said that Halo puts a spoke in the wheels of his team.Othmar, Szafnauer "Halo can delay the development machine for next year. There is limited time for the development and creation of the monocoque.There is a limited amount of time it takes to design and build the chassis, and if we don't have clear rules in Halo, it can lead to serious delays in the development of the machine.Now it looks like we don't have time to prepare the car for tests".Earlier, the head of Renault said that because Halo had to stop the development of the current machine.

2017-08-20 17:34:03

Roman Grosjean We are stronger than last year

Haas pilot Roman Grosjean believes that his team looks more competitive than a year ago.Roman Grosjean "We are stronger than last year. Our development is already focused on the season in 2018, but because the changes are not widespread, we can develop and machine of the current season.We can achieve more accurate settings, we are already doing the right choice of strategies, so the chances to get points in the remaining races is quite high."Haas is now ranked 7th in the constructors ' championship.

2017-08-20 17:04:03

Cyril abiteboul because Of Halo we had to stop the development

The head of Renault's Cyril abiteboul said that his team has suspended development of the current version of the chassis to more closely work with Halo.Cyril abiteboul "We knew that this would be a radical change in the philosophy of the car, and we knew that the development will take some time.To a certain extent we almost stopped the development of the current version of the chassis, to direct all resources to work with Halo".

2017-08-19 11:34:03

Valtteri Bottas Only victory should be our goal

Valtteri Bottas Only victory should be our goal

Mercedes driver Valtteri Bottas said that his team wants only to win.Valtteri Bottas "I was hoping for a little better positioned in the League, and the team I wanted to get more points. We continue to take a good place in the Cup of designers, but we had a difficult race.For us as a team, only victory is good enough goal - it will always be our goal. I think there's definitely a lot of work ahead. Yes, and I have to take a step forward".

2017-08-19 11:24:04

Felipe Massa to be a pilot of Formula 1, you need to be the best in everything

Felipe Massa to be a pilot of Formula 1, you need to be the best in everything

Pilot Williams Felipe Massa said that in the Royal race only need to give himself to this case.Felipe Massa "In the championship presents a different machine, there are complex rules, there are different tires, different engines. To be a pilot of Formula 1, you need to be the best, and you need to take the best from the car.It has always been in this championship. A lot is changing, but this aspect remains".

2017-08-19 11:24:02

Helmut Marko the Title win Vettel

Sports consultant to Red Bull Helmut Marko believes that the season-2017 win Sebastian Vettel.Helmut Marko "I believe in Vettel, because I know his moral force, and Ferrari have raised their game to a new level.Silverstone, I would say, was an exception. The Ferrari was clearly the stronger race in the first half of the season, and only thanks to various circumstances they were unable to sell all their chances".

2017-08-18 12:04:03

Fernando Alonso may leave Formula 1

Fernando Alonso may leave Formula 1

The pilot of McLaren Fernando Alonso has said that at the end of the season he might leave the British team, and Formula 1.Fernando Alonso in an interview with CNN "Formula 1 is still a priority for me, and I still hope to win the championship. But if I can't find a command that will allow me to fight for victory, then look for options outside of Formula 1. I think in November or December."Earlier Alonso had said that by October, would take a decision on continuation of cooperation with McLaren.Meanwhile, McLaren are considering placing their team in the American IndyCar series. Perhaps one of the pilots will be Alonso, who this year have already tried your hand at the Indy 500.

2017-08-18 11:14:03

Toro Rosso and Honda have agreed

During the Hungarian Grand Prix rumors about the possible supply of Honda engines to the Toro Rosso team. Later the Italian stable confirmed interest in Japanese power plants.The talks were held, which, according to the publication that was not successful. According to available information, the Toro Rosso did not accept the cost for Honda engines.Previously from the contract with Honda refused the Sauber team.

2017-08-18 11:04:04

Kimi Raikkonen the Most important is the development

Kimi Raikkonen the Most important is the development

Pilot Ferrari Kimi Raikkonen agreed that the most important thing now for his team - training upgrades.Kimi Raikkonen "we are approaching this stage of the season when it is very important to achieve success from upgrades. Each race will be very important, and it may happen that the last race, the last victory will depend on who more labor and resources to invest in the car. We are not standing still, but you can be sure that Mercedes are working hard".

2017-08-18 11:04:02

Pirelli Star should be the pilot, not the car

The head of Pirelli Paul hembery believes that in Formula 1 the main character must be the pilot, not the machine.Paul hembery "Boxing needs exciting races, duels and overtakes, which basically should be available to the pilot. The pilot is supposed to be our superstar, not a machine.We must decide whether there is a Formula-1 for manufacturers or teams If we want manufacturers involved in the championship, they need to be competitive or to pretend that they are such. They should not be afraid of ridicule and damage to their brand.Something similar is now visible with engine manufacturers, Honda and Renault. However, for sports in General is not very good".

2017-08-18 10:54:03

Nico Hulkenberg's Fifth place is still achievable

Nico Hulkenberg continues to assert that the fifth place for his team Renault is the real goal.Nico Hulkenberg "I think it's achievable. It will not be easy. We really need a clean race, but it is always difficult.Of course, I feel that the second half of the season we can win a lot of points. If I wasn't so sure about that, you wouldn't say something like that".Renault now ranks 8th in the constructors ' championship. Up to fifth place on the French team was down 15 points.

2017-08-18 10:44:04

Christian Horner Verstappen sees our progress

Head Red Bull Christian Horner said that Max Verstappen is now satisfied with the progress of the team.Christian Horner "I don't think that Max is unhappy. I think he understands what's going on. He was impatient as any boy, but he can be objective enough to know that in the wind tunnel had a positive dynamics.If you look at the place where we started the season, and look at the place where you are now, the progress is obvious. As soon as we found out the problems with the correlation data, the situation changed dramatically".

2017-08-18 10:44:03

Gene Haas Only three teams can win

The owner of the eponymous team gene Haas believes that in Formula 1 to compete can only three teams.Gene Haas "This is the dilemma faced by the Formula 1. You have three teams in the lead, and behind them there is a huge gap to the teams of the middle group, and here the density is high, there are in one second.Thus, from the point of view of competition, we are all equal, just in front of us there is a group of Mercedes, Ferrari and Red Bull, with whom we are not able to fight. The reality of this is that outside of these three teams one has no chance to win. If you are working with sixth through twentieth place, then you really have no chance to win".

2017-08-17 15:24:03

Carlos Sainz ready to let go for 5 million euros

Carlos Sainz ready to let go for 5 million euros

The famous Explorer James Allen, citing sources inside Red Bull, said that the Austrians are ready to let go of Carlos Sainz, spokesperson for the Junior team Toro Rosso, if in return receives compensation in the amount of 5 million euros.It should be noted that the amount is small enough for Renault and McLaren, which are interested in the services of the Spanish pilot. Earlier, the management of Red Bull has rejected the idea of nursing science.Obviously, if Sainz will leave Toro Rosso, then it will be replaced by Pierre went Out. In this case, with high probability, will retain Daniil Kvyat.

2017-08-17 14:44:03

Stoffel Vandorn I'm better Now and ready to race than ever before

Stoffel Vandorn I'm better Now and ready to race than ever before

The pilot of McLaren Stoffel Vandorn said that after six months of performances he feels more ready to fight for points.Stoffel Vandorn "With the experience that I have now, I feel much more able to fight for their goals. I think the last few races have been very good from the point of view of performance, I was able to meet Fernando, which is a positive thing.Every weekend I make big steps forward, I'm pushing the team to work well. I have also become more demanding from engineers, to machine matches my style of piloting.As I understand it, now it is important to clean the qualifications to race in line with our desire to fight for points".

2017-08-17 14:24:02

Christian Horner the New engine has allowed to win back two-tenths of a second

Head Red Bull Christian Horner said that the updated Renault engine compared to the winter tests allow you to become faster by two tenths of a second per lap.Christian Horner "I would say, two-tenths. By his own estimates Renault are lagging behind their goals, but are trying hard to catch up. Talking about the oil in the fuel has not affected us. We just solve our own problems.As for the suspension, we tested the system, but it does not promise a major progress. Her extra weight didn't meet our expectations, so I don't think that her refusal hurt us".