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Formula 1

2017-05-28 14:04:02

Martin Brundle Ferrari ask Raikkonen to miss Vettel

The ex-pilot of Formula 1, and now a television commentator Martin Brundle is sure that in Monaco the Ferrari team will use team tactics.Martin Brundle "Hamilton far behind. Sure, in this situation, Ferrari will not want to lose seven points just because of the fact that Raikkonen would be ahead of Vettel.I think if Kimi will be able to take the lead in the race, then towards the end it will ask to skip ahead of Sebastian".Recall, Raikkonen and Vettel will start from the first and second positions respectively, while Lewis Hamilton is at the start only 13-th position. In the championship Vettel ahead of Mercedes driver on 6 points.

2017-05-28 13:44:04

Marcus Ericsson will lose five positions at the start

The car of Marcus Ericsson have changed the gearbox, causing the pilot Sauber will lose five positions at the start.After qualifying, the Swede was right to start the 19th. Because Jenson button will start from the pit lane, then Eriksson will retain the 19-th position at the start.

2017-05-28 13:44:03

Jenson button will start from the pit lane

Team McLaren has violated a rule of the closed Park, so Jenson button will start from the pit lane.Before the training on the machine the Button changed the model MGU-H and turbine, for which the British, who returned behind the wheel of a McLaren, only one race was punished with the loss of 15 starting positions. Because Jenson still have to start last, the engineering team decided to change on his car the bottom and change the settings. As a result the British veteran will have to start the race from the pit lane.

2017-05-28 09:54:03

Statistics Only the first three can expect to win in Monaco

To overtake on the narrow streets of Monaco is almost impossible, so start with the first line almost guarantees a victory. Over the last 20 years on this route, won only the pilots standing on the starting grid in the top three.Victory in 1997-2016. 1. Starting from pole position - 11 2 times. Start with the second position - 5 times3. Starting from third position - 4 Raza in 1996 Olivier Panis won the Monaco Grand Prix after starting from 14th position. However, then the checkered flag saw only three pilots.

2017-05-28 09:34:02

Module MGU-H from Honda - single node

The rules allow during the season to use only four modules MGU-H. However, Honda admitted that their MGU-H is only enough for two races.Yusuke Hasegawa, Honda "We have to change the MGU-H every two race - is simply unacceptable. We need to significantly increase the reliability of this item."Still in Spain on the car Stoffele of Vandorn put the fifth module MGU-H, for which the Belgian received the first fine. In Monaco a penalty for a replacement MGU-H earned Jenson button.Yusuke Hasegawa "Initially we did not want to change the MGU-H on the car of Jenson, not to deprive him of the opportunity to compete for points. But closer inspection showed that there are problems. The engine MGU-H spins at a rate of 100 thousand revolutions per minute, and if he fails, the turbine is completely blocked".

2017-05-28 09:24:03

Pirelli It was unpredictable qualification

The head of Pirelli Mario Isola commented on the results of the qualification in Monaco.Mario Isola "It was a really unpredictable qualifying session, where we learned additional information about tires. Ul were used from the beginning to the end in qualifying that was initially the most likely scenario, especially since the pilots were able to make several qualifying laps on one set without any loss of speed.One pit stop is, of course, the optimal strategy of the race. Perhaps someone wants to start the race on the Supersoft, then to use the safety car to move at a faster rubber, which will remain until the end of the race".

2017-05-28 09:04:03

Niko Is the best we could expect

Niko Is the best we could expect

The pilot of Renault, Nico Hulkenberg, qualification Monaco Grand Prix ended on the 12th position.Nico Hulkenberg "I Think it's the best we could achieve today from the car. We struggled all weekend with a lack of grip and balance, which is reflected in the results on Thursday. We managed to improve the car and I am very satisfied with their community. Tomorrow is likely to be a tough day on the track. You need to be fast, but to fly on tiptoe, so as Monaco can always be surprises, and you should always be ready to take advantage of the situation. We will try to spend this race".

2017-05-28 08:44:05

Pascal Wehrlein, We have changed a lot, but it gave nothing

Pascal Wehrlein, We have changed a lot, but it gave nothing

Pilot Sauber Pascal Wehrlein in qualifying for the Monaco Grand Prix showed 19-th result. Behind only teammate.Pascal Wehrlein "the Second day of the weekend is still difficult for our team. On Thursday after practices we tried to make some changes in settings to increase the level of adhesion with the track, but failed to achieve the desired result.I'll start the 19th. This is not an ideal result, but I will do everything possible to break up".

2017-05-28 08:44:03

Sergio Perez Each lap was crucial

Sergio Perez Each lap was crucial

The pilot Force India Sergio Perez at the end of qualifying for the Monaco Grand Prix was right to start the seventh.Sergio Perez "I am very pleased with our result. I think we got the most from these races. Every lap in qualifying was crucial, and you need to be faster each time, to achieve the best time. We were able to avoid traffic and did everything right from round to round. We found a rhythm, and I had to make my quick attempt in the finals the first time. I'm very proud of what we have achieved, just a shame that Esteban broke me in the final.Anything can happen in Monaco, so I'm not going to make predictions for tomorrow. The race will be long and be wrong then not. A light touch of the wall could lead to puncture or accident. So we need to focus on your work and try to achieve a successful finish".

2017-05-28 08:34:03

Kevin Magnussen Permanent traffic prevented me

Kevin Magnussen Permanent traffic prevented me

The pilot Haas Kevin Magnussen in qualifying for the Monaco Grand Prix showed the 13-th result.Kevin Magnussen "In the second round, I was not a single clean lap, I was in constant traffic on the first lap on the second lap, then on the fourth lap. I can't complain because traffic is a common thing for Monaco.I am very irritated and upset as the whole car was capable of more. We had the pace to succeed in entering the final two machines. I hope now that we will be able to succeed in the race.

2017-05-27 21:54:03

All the newcomers of Formula 1 underwent the baptism of the walls of Monaco

All the newcomers of Formula 1 underwent the baptism of the walls of Monaco

The narrow streets of Monaco does not forgive errors. In this during the race weekend in Monaco made sure of all three debutants of the championship.First to the walls in Monaco during the second practice met lance Stroll. 18-year-old pilot Williams admitted oversteer in the 3rd turn and the right side slid along the iron fence. A canadian and his team had a whole day to recover the car.

2017-05-27 18:24:05

Qualifying score after six stages

After six qualifications in three teams, there is complete dominance of one of the pilots.Mercedes, Lewis Hamilton, Valtteri Bottas 3-3Ferrari, Sebastian Vettel - Kimi Raikkonen 5-1Red Bull, Daniel Riccardo - Max Verstappen 3-3Force India, Sergio Perez - Esteban Windows 5-1Williams, Felipe Massa - lance Stroll 6-0McLaren, Jenson button - Stoffel Vandorn 1-0Toro Rosso, Daniil Kvyat is Carlos Sainz 2-4Renault, Nico - Jolyon Palmer 6-0Haas, Roman Grosjean - Kevin Magnussen 3-3Sauber, Marcus Ericsson - Pascal Wehrlein 0-4.

2017-05-27 18:24:04

Daniil Kvyat I prevented the yellow flags

Daniil Kvyat I prevented the yellow flags

The pilot Toro Rosso Daniil Kvyat in qualifying for the Monaco Grand Prix showed 11-th result. But because of the penalties of the pilots McLaren, the Russians will start 9th. Daniil Kvyat "I was unlucky with the crash in the last minute of the second round. The car was very good, I would go to the finals.It's a shame that it happened. But I start the 11th, and it gives a chance for points. Will break using the start and strategy".

2017-05-27 18:24:03

Roman Grosjean In Monaco, everything is possible

Roman Grosjean In Monaco, everything is possible

The pilot Haas Romain Grosjean in qualifying for the Monaco Grand Prix showed the 8th result.Roman Grosjean "It's a really good result for our team. We all did a great job, to get the start in the end zone. But it's Monaco, everything is possible here during the race.I've had a good start here, but always fail the race. History remembers the reverse situation, when the glasses broke in the tail of the peloton. Anything can happen, but I'm ready for this".

2017-05-27 18:14:07

Lance Stroll It would be great to achieve points

Lance Stroll It would be great to achieve points

The Williams driver lance Stroll in qualifying for the Monaco Grand Prix showed the 18-th result. However, the then 18-year-old debutant counts for points.Lance Stroll "It would be great to achieve points on this track. I speak here for the first time, and, frankly, difficult to work on this track. I've been in an accident. But whilst I enjoy my acquaintance with this incredible track. You can say that my racing dream come true".

2017-05-27 18:14:05

Esteban Windows At this track is always a special atmosphere

Esteban Windows At this track is always a special atmosphere

The pilot Force India does not force the events after the 16th of the result in qualification Monaco Grand Prix.Esteban Windows "there are so many people in the stands. In General, in Monaco, the atmosphere is simply unique atmosphere. I have not seen this anywhere else. This is definitely the best race in the calendar.The track is new to me. After this qualification I do not think is to do serious predictions for the race. I don't know the track it will be my first experience racing on urban routes in that format. I have no speed. But I will work on the result".

2017-05-27 18:14:04

Stoffel Vandorn It was a positive day

Stoffel Vandorn It was a positive day

The pilot of McLaren Stoffel Vandorn for the first time in his career took place in the final qualifying of the Monaco Grand Prix, but will start outside the points zone because of a penalty.Stoffel Vandorn "It was a positive day for us. We had a good practice this morning, were well prepared for qualification. Passed the first two rounds with ease. If not for the accident, I could achieve a good result.Tomorrow the team will fix the car, and I will fight. It's a pity that we will get a fine. It toss me back, but I am sure that we will be able to get ahead.

2017-05-27 18:14:03

Daniel ricciardo the Rear tyres are barely warm

Daniel ricciardo the Rear tyres are barely warm

A year ago, the pilot of Red Bull Daniel Riccardo won the Monaco pole. This time the Australian will start fifth.Riccardo Daniel "Rear rubber worked not the best way. Had to do two warm up lap to get into the working range. I was not able to pass the net circle. Constantly interfered with traffic, having a negative effect on the tire temperature.I think that is a suboptimal outcome for us. We missed something in the settings, but the race is tomorrow. Yes, the qualification here counts for a lot, but we hope to achieve in the race of good points. I'm annoyed at myself, but this is the result".

2017-05-27 17:14:06

Sebastian Vettel has received a warning

After qualifying, the stewards of the Monaco Grand Prix brought the Ferrari pilot Sebastian Vettel official warning because he crossed the white line on the exit of the pit lane.According to the rules after three warnings, the pilot receives a penalty in the form of loss of ten positions at the start. Vettel is the first warning. One warning is Daniel Riccardo and Sergio Perez two.

2017-05-27 17:14:05

Carlos Sainz I am very pleased with the result

Carlos Sainz I am very pleased with the result

The pilot Toro Rosso Carlos Sainz in qualifying for the Monaco Grand Prix showed 6-th result.Carlos Sainz "I am very pleased. The first two rounds went very well. It's safe to say that our team is well prepared for this session. I rode a good final lap which gave me 6th result.This starting position is going to make me and the team good points. We have a good chassis, excellent balance. I think it makes sense to hope for a successful finish in the race."In the two previous races, the Monaco Grand Prix Sainz consistently finished in the points.

2017-05-27 17:14:04

Max Verstappen I step away from the podium

Max Verstappen I step away from the podium

The pilot of Red Bull Max Verstappen in qualifying for the Monaco Grand Prix showed the 4th result.Max Verstappen "I showed the best result in the final. We would not be able to achieve more. I was at the limit of the possible, went beyond. We are close to the podium, but I want to finish higher than start tomorrow.If you can have a good start, if the team can play a good strategy, then we can do something and get in the race".

2017-05-27 17:14:03

Kimi Raikkonen It's a cool, pleasant feeling

Kimi Raikkonen It's a cool, pleasant feeling

Pilot Ferrari Kimi Raikkonen won the qualification in Monaco. For Finn's first pole after the Grand Prix of France 2008.Kimi Raikkonen "It's a cool, pleasant feeling. The team was able to work well with the settings, so today I managed to show good speed. I did everything I could, attacked the track was neat. It was difficult, but the results make me happy. Tomorrow I will try to start as best as possible".

2017-05-27 17:04:04

Jenson button I'm the ninth - it's not bad

Jenson button I'm the ninth - it's not bad

The pilot of McLaren's Jenson button in qualifying for the Monaco Grand Prix showed 9-th result. However, it will be fined for the replacement of elements of the power plant, which will have to take a seat in the last row.Jenson button "I am the ninth is not bad, very bad. It was really fun, I enjoyed every attempt and his work. I didn't know how to work with rubber, the car just sat down and went to look for the limit. It was difficult, but I like aerobatics in Monaco. I am very happy with the 9th result.I miss Formula 1. I haven't seen any car of Formula 1, and then came back, and the feelings overwhelmed me. It was very difficult, but I enjoyed absolutely everything".

2017-05-27 17:04:03

Sebastian Vettel, Bottas surprised me

Sebastian Vettel, Bottas surprised me

The Ferrari pilot Sebastian Vettel in qualifying for the Monaco Grand Prix showed the 2nd result. His team-mate, he lost 43 thousandths of a second, but 2 thousandths won against Valtteri Bottas.Sebastian Vettel "I was very surprised by the speed of Bottas. Mercedes looked very hesitant, but in the last round, Valtteri has shown excellent results. Kimi drove a great circle, and even though I wanted to win, this time he was the best.Today a lot of our fans in the stands, nice to see the flags of the Scuderia - it gives me strength. It was very interesting to fight for the pole position, is one of the most complex and exciting qualifications in the year. In the second sector I lost a little time - it's a shame, but the result is the result.Congratulations again to Kimi. The team can be satisfied with the first row".

2017-05-27 16:54:06

Lewis Hamilton I don't know what to say

Lewis Hamilton I don't know what to say

Pilot Mercedes Lewis Hamilton in qualifying for the Monaco Grand Prix showed only 14-th result. To achieve greater prevented their own mistakes and the accident of Stoffele of Vandorn.Lewis Hamilton "I don't know what to tell the team. Now I'm not sure in your car and do not know what led to the halt. The car just kept track. Seriously, I don't know what happened the tires or the settings - I don't know.Yellow flags prevented me, but without them I would not be able to fight for a good position. Well that Bottas has dealt with the problems and managed to show good speed".

2017-05-27 16:54:04

Valtteri Bottas It was a good round

Valtteri Bottas It was a good round

Mercedes driver Valtteri Bottas at the end of qualifying for the Monaco Grand Prix showed the 3rd result.Valtteri Bottas "It was a really good round. I am pleased that I start from the second row. Kimi was very good today, he drove an excellent lap. I'm very happy for him. We lost a lot of time at practices, we were unable to prepare the car as in Ferrari.But the race is tomorrow, so we'll see what happens. We are perfectly able to reverse the situation".

2017-05-27 16:54:03

Eric bulge Vandorn turned too early

Eric bulge Vandorn turned too early

Race Director McLaren Eric bulge told why Stoffel Vandorn made a mistake in qualifying for the Monaco Grand Prix.Eric bulge "It was the standard mistake. Many pilots made it to Stoffel. Just Vandorn still new, he for the first time on this track, so he was just unlucky to avoid mistakes. He turned too early in the turn that led to the collision with the barrier, breaking the suspension and immediately. Overall he showed very good speed."For the first time in the season Vandorn out of the first part of qualifying, and even went to the finals, but due to damage to the machine, ended up 10th.

2017-05-27 12:44:03

Jenson button will lose 15 positions at the start

Jenson button, who returned to McLaren for one race in Monaco, will lose at the start of the 15 positions due to the replacement of elements of the power plant.Inherited Button went to the machine Fernando Alonso, where the number of used elements of the power plant approached the limit. After the second practice, it was decided to replace the module MGU-H and turbine. As a result, the loss of 15 positions.Given that it is unlikely that Jenson will play in the final qualification, to start he will have the last row.The second pilot of McLaren Stoffel Vandorn will also receive a penalty for the incident in Spain, he will lose three positions.

2017-05-27 10:44:03

Head of Mercedes a hint about the composition of the pilots for the season-2018

Head of Mercedes a hint about the composition of the pilots for the season-2018

Head Mercedes Wolff has hinted that Mercedes will not make any changes to the driver line-up for 2018.Toto Wolff "Nico Rosberg has played a fundamental role in the development of these machines. His brain was working like a real engineer, but Valtteri Bottom we found the best replacement. The dynamics of the team changed completely.With Lewis and Nico we have gone through different phases from the friendship and rivalry to hostility and arrogance. But Valtteri and Lewis are no differences.They respect each other and look forward to a good result from each other. I think Lewis has changed over the winter. He moved from a solo to a true team player".