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Formula 1

2017-09-20 11:44:03

Jarno Trulli the Title is not lost for Vettel

The ex-pilot of Formula 1 Jarno Trulli believes that Sebastian Vettel can still win the title in 2017.Jarno Trulli "If you really want to blame one pilot more than another, you could say that Vettel would have to do this maneuver better.But Championships are won late in the season, and not over six races to the end. There are still six races, and each of them can earn 25 points for the victory. And we already know that anything can happen.Actually, the Cup is extremely balanced. It is clear that today, 28 points seems like a large gap, but one wrong move Mercedes will return the lead to Vettel.From Ferrari we can expect anything. We have seen how they become competitive when we weren't expecting that, so nothing is lost. History will end at the checkered flag of the last race".

2017-09-20 11:34:04

Jos Verstappen Vettel was not punished because of politics

The ex-pilot of Formula 1 Jos Verstappen thinks Sebastian Vettel was not punished because of political issues.Jos Verstappen "Unless the FIA stewards gave him a real punishment, championship on that could end. SEB still has a chance at the title, the intrigue is still there - the only reason to feel sorry for him. Everyone understands that it was not a racing incident and a collision in which fault Vettel".The situation is commented and mark Webber, former partner Vettel at Red Bull "I think sometimes SEB forgets where his back end. It doesn't feel all dimensions".

2017-09-20 11:04:05

Toto Wolff, Valtteri Bottas is not "number two"

Toto Wolff, Valtteri Bottas is not

Head of Mercedes Toto Wolff said that he still will not use Valtteri Bottas as the pilot number two.Hamilton won the last three races and achieved a 28-point advantage in the fight for the title. Valtteri Bottas during this time scored only 33 points.Toto Wolff "Yes, Valteri was a bit confused lately. It is difficult to understand the reasons. Maybe he's just hard to set up the machine. Or maybe Hamilton is more familiar with the concept car.I think the chances of Lewis winning the championship higher than Valtteri. As before, we will assess the situation, but the situation is becoming clearer after every race.I don't want to say that one pilot is "number one", because it can affect the motivation of the second pilot. I mean other pilots".

2017-09-20 10:54:03

Lauda blames Vettel crash in the Singapore Grand Prix

Non-Executive Director of Mercedes Niki Lauda has joined the dozens of fans and insiders who accuse Sebastian Vettel that he has destroyed all hope of his title by accident at the start of the race Grand Prix of Singapore.Niki Lauda "Obviously it was the fault of Sebastian. I don't know why he is so at risk during this important stage of the world Cup. If this happened in my day, we would have returned to Maranello".

2017-09-19 17:04:05

Niki Lauda While the championship is not won

Non-Executive Director of Mercedes Niki Lauda cautious in their comments about the benefits of Lewis Hamilton in the world championship.Niki Lauda "I am not fond of such statements, which now can be heard. They say, we are already Champions. I can only smile inside.Of course, this is a big step forward. But do not forget that the world Cup is won only when he wins. Sepang is an excellent choice of our machine. And if Ferrari do not think there we have to win".

2017-09-19 17:04:04

Father Jolyon Palmer admitted that his son was going for Williams

Father Jolyon Palmer confirmed that the 26-year-old pilot switched to Williams in search of a place for 2018.Jolyon Palmer "I Hope I will be able to rely on his contract and finish the season in the Renault. Of course I want to stay in Formula 1, but there are other options".The best opportunity for the Palmer - Williams. However, this command also is considering taking Robert Kubica. The latest news is that Kubica will run in the simulator of the British team.Jonathan Palmer "a Couple of good races, and of the son, notice to Williams. This team wants to make your best choice and my son has a chance to show his speed and talent in the next few races".

2017-09-19 16:44:04

Charlie whiting Argentina can return in 2019

Charlie whiting Argentina can return in 2019

The F1 channel in Latin America reports that race Director FIA's Charlie whiting recently checked out the old route to Buenos Aires. The last Grand Prix was held there in 1998.Charlie whiting "I was there and wrote a report on what needs to be done. Now it depends on promoters. Like any track that did not take Formula 1 for 20 years, it needs refinement.The main thing is to make the route more attractive and faster than in the 1990-ies. If they can do all that in 2019, we can be there for the race.The existing track in Buenos Aires has accepted the Formula-1 in 1995-1998 Two race was won by Damon hill, one Jacques Villeneuve and Michael Schumacher.

2017-09-19 16:44:03

Toto Wolff, Singapore has not decided the fate of the title

Head of Mercedes Toto Wolff believes that the victory of Lewis Hamilton and the gathering of Sebastian Vettel in Singapore has not decided the fate of the title of season 2017.Toto Wolff "I'm cautious. Even on Sunday morning we thought about minimizing losses, and in the evening have all talked about a 28-point advantage.But there is still six races, which means that the situation may turn against us six times, as it happened in Singapore for Ferrari".

2017-09-19 12:04:03

McLaren Alonso may be in Le Mans

Obviously, after the breakup with Honda McLaren, the way Fernando Alonso Indy-500 ordered. But the Spaniard can get the other bonus.Zac brown, the head of McLaren "McLaren is not going to put your team in the 24 hours of Le Mans, now we are focused on the Formula-1. But we talked to Fernando about this race. If he wants to participate in Le Mans, we are ready to discuss it. Naturally, this should not affect Formula-1".Recall that this year Alonso missed the Monaco Grand Prix for the sake of participation in the Indy 500. Previously, the Spaniard said that dreams about winning at Le Mans and Indianapolis.

2017-09-19 11:54:03

Fernando Alonso I Hope, we will agree with McLaren

Fernando Alonso I Hope, we will agree with McLaren

Fernando Alonso is in no hurry to take a decision on the season 2018. The Spaniard stated that he will examine the details of the new partnership, McLaren and Renault.Fernando Alonso "I always said I would take the decision only when a choice will make the team. Last week in the McLaren signed a contract with Renault, and now I have to learn the details of the new project.Despite the results, I spent three excellent seasons in McLaren. I hope we will agree".I must say that Alonso has no other options. Obviously, the delay in the renewal of the contract involved, specifying the duration and cost of the contract. There is no doubt that Fernando will remain one of the most paid pilots of Formula-1.Zak brown, head of the team McLaren "guys like Fernando, cost a lot of money. But we are ready for it".

2017-09-19 11:44:05

Pirelli to make softer tyres for next year

Pirelli has agreed to supply softer tyres to the teams and pilots of Formula 1 in 2018.Despite the fact that this year's tyres have become wider from the pilots is criticism of the most solid compositions.Technical Director of the Force India Andy green "Hard compound so misplaced for this generation of racing cars that I don't know a single pilot who wants to see them on the car."The head of Pirelli Mario Isola responded to the criticism by promising to opt out of hard compounds of tyres, scheduled for the upcoming races, including Sepang, Suzuka and Brazil. And he also promised that the tires of 2018 will be more soft.Mario Isola "All change to some degree. What was the Ul next year will be the Supersoft, Supersoft will become Soft, and Soft will become Psychic. All it means is that we, of course, developing all new tires Ul.We will have a bus ready for commands that can be checked during the tests in Abu Dhabi".

2017-09-19 11:44:04

Sauber and Williams are waiting for the decision by the pilots in the 2018 season

Robert Kubica still has a good chance to return to Formula 1 next year. Carlos Sainz took the place of the pole in the Renault, but he has all the chances to get a place in other teams, which has not yet decided on the composition of the pilots.Williams is considering replacing Felipe Massa, but they need the pilot, which will be more than 25 years, to meet the needs of the title sponsor Martini. The other team, where there is an opportunity to get a place - Sauber. There is a place can not only lose Pascal Wehrlein, but Marcus Ericsson. Ferrari wants to put in the Sauber cockpits of its pilots, or at least one of Charles LeClair. According to unofficial information, the factory Sauber visited Maurizio Arrivabene and Sergio Marchione.The representative of Ferrari "It is true that Marchionne and Arrivabene was in Hinwil. Marchionne never seen that factory. It is true that Ferrari wants to be reunited with their pilots LeClair and Giovinazzi in the race".Marcus Ericsson, whose career supported by influential money bags can go from Sauber to Williams.Marcus Ericsson "There are a lot of rumors. I know that my managers interact with Sauber and a few other teams, including Williams. We will see what happens in the coming weeks, has begun an exciting time".

2017-09-19 11:34:03

Chapter Ferrari the Battle is not over

Chapter Ferrari the Battle is not over

Head Ferrrari Maurizio Arrivabene admitted that the result of the race Grand Prix of Singapore looks for his team complete disappointment.Maurizio Arrivabene "It was very disappointing, and it was definitely not the result we expected, but that doesn't mean the battle is over, we just become more difficult.We are very disappointed and apologize to our fans. We will definitely return. We have proved that we have a great race car and two of the best pilot. In our hearts galloping stallion of Ferrari, so we will fight until the last race.

2017-09-19 11:14:03

Esteban I stay at Force India

Esteban I stay at Force India

Esteban Windows confirmed that next season will remain in the team Force India.In his Twitter he wrote "It's official I must say that I am very glad that next season will speak for Force India".Earlier, the management of Force India said that the contract is signed until the end of 2019. During the Singapore Grand Prix, the team has extended the contract with Sergio Perez, but only for one season.

2017-09-19 10:44:03

Chapter Mercedes We just wanted to minimize the loss

Chapter Mercedes We just wanted to minimize the loss

Head of Mercedes Toto Wolff said that his team in Singapore was not going to win.Toto Wolff "We woke up on race day with a clear mindset is to minimize our losses. And left Singapore victorious. It was one of those days that reminds you how unpredictable and incredible can be the Motorsport. It is clear that we were just lucky, but lucky not only to win, and two cars to avoid the accident at the start of the race. After that, we just made the most of their opportunities.We celebrated this victory. And you know, this race showed that in the remaining six Grand Prix to happen anything".

2017-09-19 10:34:03

Future engines for the Red Bull looks unclear

Renault has already stated that it will not work with Red Bull after the season in 2018. It is not excluded that Red Bull will switch to Honda engines that will be tested on the machines of the Junior team Toro Rosso next year. At the same time, we know that Red Bull is negotiating with Porsche.Christian Horner, head of Red Bull "We had talks with Porsche, and at the moment those discussions are ongoing. In the Toro Rosso for Honda pressure will be lower than in the McLaren, so they will be able to deal with their problems."Honda President Masashi Yamamoto "If in the future you will have the chance to supply engines to a top team, why notI read in the news the rumors that we are buying Toro Rosso, but we've never discussed this in our company".

2017-09-19 10:24:05

Carlos Sainz I'll Probably finish the season in the Toro Rosso

Carlos Sainz I'll Probably finish the season in the Toro Rosso

The pilot Toro Rosso Carlos Sainz and he already knows where he will finish the season 2017.Carlos Sainz "At the moment, I certainly will advocate for the Toro Rosso in Malaysia, and all the rest is speculation. Decisions are made by Red Bull, Renault and others, but not me.I'm not going to abandon possibilities, but all these agreements, I don't bother you. Anything can happen, but I'm willing to adapt quickly to the situation."It is known that the science has already been on the basis of Renault and passed the procedure of fitting the seat.

2017-09-18 17:54:06

Chapter Toro Rosso We showed the best result in recent years

Chapter Toro Rosso We showed the best result in recent years

The head of Toro Rosso Franz Toast was pleased with fourth, Carlos Sainz.Franz Toast "What a fantastic result We showed our best performance in recent years, probably the best since the victory at Monza in 2008. Carlos did a fantastic job, keeping everything under control in a difficult situation early in the race. He has traveled a long and demanding race, bringing the car to the 4th position to the finish.As for the decision to switch to the Supersoft, we did it because I thought it would give us an advantage before the end of the race. However, the safety car slightly shuffled the cards, but it worked. Now we are in a positive mood are you going to prepare for the Grand Prix of Malaysia".

2017-09-18 17:54:04

Norbert Haug Porsche needs to return to Formula-1

The former head of Mercedes Norbert Haug has called for Porsche to be part of Formula 1.Norbert Haug "I can say that it would be very good news. Formula 1 - the perfect proving ground for Porsche.Like Audi, they can either spend 250 million euros for prototypes, or to join Mercedes with a much more cost-effective investment in Formula 1. In case of success, the international press and the audience here simply have no equal.Porsche has done an incredible job with the LMP1 prototype. They are competent to assemble the fastest car in Formula 1".Earlier there was information that Porsche can buy the team Red Bull in 2020.

2017-09-18 17:54:03

Jolyon Palmer I learned from the Internet

Jolyon Palmer said that he learned about the loss of his place in the Renault from the Internet.Jolyon Palmer "I learned this when I read the news on the Internet. So it's a bit frustrating. But it changes nothing.Of course, I knew that the team denies me because the season was very difficult. But you never know what will happen until then, until it happens. I'm working to take the place of Mass in Williams".

2017-09-18 13:04:04

Carlos Sainz posted a picture of my gas pedal

Carlos Sainz posted a picture of my gas pedal

Singapore's Carlos Sainz finished fourth - the best result in the career of the Spaniard. After the finish of the race, he posted a photo of her pureed almost to the holes the gas pedal.In comments Sainz wrote "Yes, it is the gas pedal. Today it was all right, sometimes I pushed her struggling".

2017-09-18 12:54:04

Daniel ricciardo couldn't win because of gear box

Daniel ricciardo couldn't win because of gear box

In qualifying Daniel ricciardo ahead of Lewis Hamilton, but the race pilot of Red Bull lost to his rival from Mercedes. As it turned out, ricciardo could not get to the finish line.Christian Horner, head of the team Red Bull "before the first appearance of the safety car we saw ricciardo drops the oil pressure in the gearbox. We were confident that it will pass only half the distance.We were advised to do some settings and it helped him to drive the whole distance. However, Daniel had to sacrifice my lap time. If not for the problem with the transmission, he could fight for the victory".

2017-09-18 12:54:03

Renault apologized to Hulkenberg

Renault apologized to Hulkenberg

In Singapore Niko Hulkenberg led the fight for fourth place, but first there was a long pit stop, and then the pilot of Renault and all came.Cyril abiteboul, head of the team Renault "We should apologize to Nico for what he had to go the distance. Had the oil leak, causing the car began to lose speed. We tried to solve the problem during a prolonged pit stop. Despite our best efforts, Nico had to go".

2017-09-18 11:24:04

Fernando Alonso Despite the disappointment, I'm happy

Fernando Alonso Despite the disappointment, I'm happy

The pilot of McLaren Fernando Alonso has admitted that he is satisfied with his performance in Singapore, although he had to retire due to injuries suffered in the first turn.Fernando Alonso "My start was brilliant. The machine made a leap forward, and I managed to get into third position. However, I was in the wrong place at the wrong time.All I know is that in the first corner some cars crashed and hit me. In this situation, you're just a passenger, nothing you can do. Unfortunately, the blow was too strong for my car. From the cockpit you don't understand how strong the damage, but the car abruptly lost his speed, I developed a severe oversteer, so I asked the team about what damage. But they had nothing to say, because they have lost all communication with the machine.At the end of my race car appeared serious problems with electronics, and we had to stop. These things sometimes happen in racing, and, unfortunately, it happened today with us. We had such high hopes for this race, and in wet conditions we are very strong, so the disappointment is so great.Despite my disappointment in fact it was a positive and fun weekend - the team did a great job, and I'll hope for the best result in Sepang in two weeks".

2017-09-18 11:24:03

Pascal Wehrlein I spent a chaotic race

Pascal Wehrlein I spent a chaotic race

Pilot Sauber Pascal Wehrlein's race in Singapore ended on the 12th position. The Germans lost to the leaders of the two circles.Pascal Wehrlein "it was quite a chaotic race. As soon as the track slowly dried out, we decided to stay on rain tires and wait to go directly to Ul. However, the track did not dry up as quickly as we expected and the replacement of intermediate tyres was too late. Later during the race I was losing more and more time due to the multitude of blue flags. So was my race.

2017-09-18 11:04:03

Roman Grosjean I am very happy for our result

Roman Grosjean I am very happy for our result

The pilot Haas Romain Grosjean in Singapore finished ninth after starting from 15th position.Roman Grosjean "I'm very happy for all of us, especially after a difficult weekend. We were sure that we just did not Shine. We decided to start with intermediate tyres, which was a very difficult choice. But it turned out that it was the right choice in those conditions.Then I had a lot of duels with teammate and Stroller. Lance even hit the wall, but his injuries were minor. He never made mistakes, so to overtake him was impossible.To be honest, the race was terrible. At the start I didn't see because of the spray. But I'm incredibly happy that we earned points".

2017-09-18 10:54:03

Felipe Massa I am completely disappointed with my race

Felipe Massa I am completely disappointed with my race

Pilot Williams Felipe Massa in the race Grand Prix of Singapore finished 11th, two seconds away from the points zone.Felipe Massa "I am disappointed with my race. I started on the wrong tyres that was solely my decision, but I think that when it rains, you never know what will happen. Many pilots decided to go on my way, but I really made a mistake with the choice. Then I was very slow on the track.When left the safety car, I immediately asked him to stop, but the team ordered to stay on track. They hoped that I will break better and will be able to hold there. In the end, I stayed. I was driving so slowly that my race ended there.I'm disappointed with his race. However, the team can be happy with the points and lance. In the end, it could have been much worse, especially if you look at the places from which we started the race".

2017-09-17 23:04:03

Daniil Kvyat I blocked the front wheels

Daniil Kvyat I blocked the front wheels

For Daniel quata race in Singapore lasted 10 laps. After switching to slicks the pilot Toro Rosso began to break forward, but made a mistake and crashed into a protective barrier.Daniil Kvyat "it is Very sad. I made a mistake and thus missed the opportunity to earn a lot of points.I overtook Magnussen, but immediately blocked the front wheels and crashed into a barrier. I wasn't expecting it. Unfortunately, that happens sometimes".After the race in Singapore Kvyat dropped to 18th place in the championship.

2017-09-17 19:04:04

Carlos Sainz I'm loyal to the team

The pilot Toro Rosso Carlos Sainz in Singapore finished fourth - the best result in the career of the Spaniard.Carlos Sainz "the start of the race was really difficult. I played a few positions, then lost something. In the end, I still remained on 9-th position. We understand that this is our chance, but the constant restarts gave us all a new chance to burst forth. We also worked with the strategy and tyres.I don't think this is my last race for the team. I'm loyal to Toro Rosso. Today we worked perfectly and I think everything will be fine. I'm motivated to succeed, and we all work hard, supporting each other".