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Formula 1

2017-07-19 10:14:03

Carlos Sainz comment on rumors about the Renault

Immediately after the race at Silverstone, there were rumors that Carlos Sainz is already in Hungary will replace Jolyon Palmer behind the wheel of a Renault, but the Spaniard commented otherwise.Carlos Sainz "It would be very strange if they hadn't told me about it, if it were true. The last thing I heard was that I am a pilot Toro Rosso".The head of Renault Cyril Abiteboul "Sainz will not replace Palmer in Hungary"Sports consultant to Red Bull Helmut Marko "In the media much is written, but Carlos will be with Toro Rosso in Hungary. And I'm currently assuming he will be flying for us until the end of the season."Head Red Bull Christian Horner "Carlos has a contract, which expires in two years. If some other team wants to get and wants to make us a serious offer, we are ready to consider. But I doubt that it will happen in Hungary".

2017-07-19 10:04:03

Niki Lauda Ferrari should not have to risk

Niki Lauda Ferrari should not have to risk

Non-Executive Director of Mercedes Niki Lauda believes Ferrari should not have to risk a tire during the race at Silverstone.Niki Lauda "They paid for that decided to take a chance with tires. One would assume that it won't work".The distance of the race at Silverstone - lap 51. Vettel switched from the Supersoft to the Soft after lap 18, Raikkonen - after 24 lap Hamilton - after 25 circle. Two laps to go could not stand the front tyre from Raikkonen and Vettel.

2017-07-19 09:54:07

Lewis Hamilton I don't know what I will have mood for Christmas

Lewis Hamilton I don't know what I will have mood for Christmas

Pilot Mercedes Lewis Hamilton has hinted that before Christmas he was not going to think about a new contract.Lewis Hamilton "I like to drive in Formula 1. But in the future it could happen. It sounds unlikely, but I really don't know what mood I'll be for Christmas. The solution I can accept any".

2017-07-19 09:54:05

Max Verstappen glad the rumors about Ferrari

Max Verstappen glad the rumors about Ferrari

The pilot of Red Bull Max Verstappen admitted that the rumors about Ferrari feeding his ego.Max Verstappen "I was offered 100 million Cool, I'm more of a football player It's always very positive, when someone values you so highly.I'm not talking about what is happening. I have a contract with Red Bull, and while that's all. The provisions of the contract is not even discussed".

2017-07-19 09:54:04

Chapter Mercedes I find it difficult to talk about Battese

Chapter Mercedes I find it difficult to talk about Battese

Head of Mercedes Toto Wolff admitted that to make a choice for next season it is very difficult, especially considering the level of performance of Valtteri Bottas.Toto Wolff "I'm really happy with Valtteri. Given his performances, making a choice becomes very difficult. But we must think not only about next season, but for several years ahead. We have to collect all the pieces of the puzzle.After the race in Budapest I'll think about it on the beach. As for the season-2018, 90 sure that it will be Bottas".

2017-07-18 13:34:05

Fernando Alonso McLaren wings to the decision

Fernando Alonso McLaren wings to the decision

Fernando Alonso said that he needs as soon as possible to learn about McLaren's decision on the question of engines.Fernando Alonso "It's a team decision, and the sooner it is taken, the better you will be prepared for next year.So I guess they'll try to make a decision that I obviously support.It's hard to guess how it will affect performance because there are a lot of combinations of cars and engines.But we have clearly identified what we need. If we can improve, we will be competitive.Judging by the words, Alonso already off zelenim to leave McLaren.

2017-07-18 13:34:04

Force India is considering two options for changing the name

Force India presented a short list of potential new team names for the season 2018 and on.In an effort to attract more international sponsors, but also because of problems with lawyers, the owner of the team Vijay Malia intends to abandon the word "India" in the name of his team at the end of this year.Vijay Mallya "the Changes should be rare, so the new name must remain in the course, at least for the next ten years.We discussed the situation within the team and suggested to call it Force One. We checked whether the name used by anyone, so immediately filed a patent on the name.But the decision is still pending, as there is a new proposal Force Racing.We are negotiating with partners, sponsors, so carefully think through every step".

2017-07-18 13:34:03

Sebastian Vettel I'm not panicking

Sebastian Vettel I'm not panicking

The Ferrari pilot Sebastian Vettel admitted that he is not worried about reduced to a minimum separation from Lewis Hamilton.Sebastian Vettel "there is No reason for panic or anxiety. The last race wasn't very good, but do not forget about how far we were from the leaders last year.It is true that Mercedes was stronger in the last races, but I think the biggest problem for us is qualification. At the same time, we have a quick car, and as soon as we can manage with some problems, the picture can change.

2017-07-18 10:54:07

Chapter Ferrari the Tyres in Milan on the study

Chapter Ferrari the Tyres in Milan on the study

The head of Ferrari, Maurizio Arrivabene said that the tires ruptured during the race at Silverstone on machines Sebastian Vettel and Kimi Raikkonen are already in Milan to check.The head of Pirelli "We are studying the incident. Tires in Milan, where they will be thoroughly tested. Also we need to see more data on setting up machines."One suggestion was that the specific configuration of the Ferrari combined with the high downforce produced by the cars of season 2017, contributed to the problems with the tires.Maurizio Arrivabene "Although the reasons seem obvious to us, not in the style of Ferrari to complain about losing."Sebastian Vettel "I don't think someone is particularly to blame. Looking back, everything seems and feels very easy".

2017-07-18 10:54:06

In Haas are fully focused on the car in 2018

American team Haas has converted its resources to work with the car season in 2018.The head of Haas Gunther Steiner "Our main focus is now on the 2018. Moreover, we have already achieved bereznegovatsky work with the brakes. This will help us in developing new technologies for next year".

2017-07-18 10:54:05

Ferrari offers a three-year contract Vettel

Ferrari offers a three-year contract Vettel

Ferrari wants Sebastian Vettel has signed a new three-year contract. This is due to the fact that a German might go into a Mercedes in 2019, as soon as the current contract of Lewis Hamilton.According to the rumors, if Vettel will agree to stay together with him to leave and Kimi Raikkonen. It is reported that the President of Ferrari Sergio Marchionne agreed to the extension of the contract with Kimi, with a salary of 5 million euros. Raikkonen himself has not yet accepted the offer.The situation commented the head Red Bull Christian Horner "I think that the situation on the market of pilots depends now only from Sebastian Vettel. But it is clear that Red Bull will not change".Previously have been rumors that Max Verstappen has signed a preliminary contract with Ferrari.

2017-07-18 10:54:03

Roman Grosjean Why didn't punish Hamilton

Roman Grosjean Why didn't punish Hamilton

Haas pilot Roman Grosjean was unhappy with the fact that Lewis Hamilton was not fined for blocking during qualifying of the British Grand Prix.Roman Grosjean "I understand that being a champion duel. But the rules must be respected. Stewards are required to give a balanced and unbiased decisions. What happened to me is a violation. In this case, there should not be leniency to applicants for a title".

2017-07-18 10:44:04

Petronas President was forced to comment

Temperamental Eddie Jordan started arguing with Mercedes so far that even the head of Petronas was forced to publish a retraction of the withdrawal from Formula 1 and the breakup with Mercedes.Datuk WAN Zulkifli van Ariffin, head of Petronas "We intend to continue our cooperation. The partnership has brought us very positive results in recent years, and I am pleased to announce the extension of the sponsorship contract with the team."Mercedes "Although this year we may have been the last visit of Formula 1 in Sepang, Petronas is committed to the Formula-1 and Mercedes".

2017-07-18 10:44:03

The management of the Grand Prix of Canada does not intervene in the dispute Silverstone and Liberty

The head of the Grand Prix of Canada Francois Dumonte said he did not want to intervene in the dispute between the owner of Formula-1 Liberty Media and the management of Silverstone.Francois Dumontier "I can understand their problem. In Formula 1, of course, the wind of change. The new leadership wants each individual Grand Prix was like a championship. We are ready to accept all these conditions."The head of Formula-1 chase Carey "I know we do not belong to the Silverstone unfair. We treat them the same as others.Our preference is now given to Silverstone and the British Grand Prix should be held not only there. We had offers from other places across the UK".Meanwhile, the owners of Silverstone have announced the termination of the contract, calculated up to 2025, after the season in 2019.

2017-07-17 11:04:03

McLaren will change the supplier of engines if left Alonso

McLaren will change the supplier of engines if left Alonso

Silverstone in the paddock there were rumors associated with McLaren and Honda. For example, top managers of the McLaren was spotted in talks with Renault. And it is believed that the same leaders McLaren have assured Fernando Alonso at dinner that if he will stay on in 2018, then the car will be installed the top engine.Zach brown "we had a good dinner, and Fernando even finished paying for it. He feels comfortable with us, and we understand each other. He made it clear what he wants from the team next year.On a personal level relationship with Honda is good, but I think everyone understands that we need a much better engine and this is why all this is happening".

2017-07-17 10:54:04

Daniil Kvyat I want to know about the future steps of the team

Daniil Kvyat said that requires management Toro Rosso to announce the development strategy team.Daniil Kvyat "First of all, I appreciate the kind words of Christian Horner. I see no reason not to cooperate in the future, but I also want to get some answers."Interestingly, Kvyat's comments coincide with rumours that Toro Rosso could switch to Renault for Honda in 2018.Daniil Kvyat "If they have any plans, I want to know about it as soon as possible, because there comes a point in the season, when you really want to know what is waiting for you in the future.It would be nice to know about it as soon as possible, but I see no reason why we can't continue to cooperate. I think they understand that the sooner pilots get to know about your future, the more attention they can devote to their work".

2017-07-17 10:54:04

Rumors about the Honda crawled to Toro Rosso

The uncertainty about the future of Honda in Formula 1 has taken another sharp turn. The German edition Auto Motor und Sport reports that Honda may join Toro Rosso next year.Auto Motor und Sport "the Team Toro Rosso has grown and can go their own way with Honda. The decision should be taken in the summer."Commented on the situation head McLaren Zach brown said "what is happening with other teams, does not concern us".Meanwhile, Toro Rosso are ready to take Japanese pilot in exchange for a supply of Honda engines - this is clearly bad news for Daniil Kvyat.

2017-07-17 10:44:06

Chapter Mercedes Problem transmission will not be repeated

Head of Mercedes Toto Wolff said that the problem with transmission will not be repeated this season.Toto Wolff "We are trying to utilize our potential in all areas, but sometimes it goes too far. This is a new area we where looking for speed, but now we have replaced both boxes and the problem will not recur in the future."Recall that due to the failure of the gearbox Lewis Hamilton received a penalty in the form of loss of five positions in Austria. Such punishment in the UK earned and Valtteri Bottas.

2017-07-17 10:44:05

Pierre went Out will replace Carlos Sainz

Auto Bild reports that during the Grand Prix of Hungary Carlos Sainz will leave the mill and Toro Rosso will replace Jolyon Palmer in the Renault. The Spaniard in the Toro Rosso, will replace Pierre went Out, another pupil of the youth program of Red Bull.Auto Bild "Cyril Abiteboul from Renault and Helmut Marko of Red Bull is currently negotiating the amount of compensation, which will amount to about 8 million.If Renault will pay the money, then science will replace Palmer in Hungary, but the Frenchman Pierre went Out will take the vacant seat at Toro Rosso".The owner of Red Bull Dietrich Mateschitz commented with Sainz "If the pilot doesn't want to stay, even with a contract in hand, he must not force yourself to hold back".

2017-07-17 10:44:03

McLaren is once again talking about the cooperation with Mercedes

McLaren is once again talking about the cooperation with Mercedes

A week ago, it seemed that McLaren and Honda back from the precipice of an impending split, but at Silverstone Director of McLaren Jonathan Neale said that the current situation with the Honda mechanics, who are fighting for the performance and reliability unstable.Jonathan Neale "I think we've reached an inflection point with Honda, where we ask ourselves, "Where are we going What must we do differently to recover its competitiveness"So the latest rumors from the pit lane of Silverstone say that McLaren really wants to break his contract with Honda.It seems that the preferred alternative McLaren to 2018 is the engine of the Mercedes, but there are also rumors about the talks with Renault and Ferrari.Jonathan Neale "In Formula 1 when someone says they don't talk to anybody, the answer is really simple - all say all".

2017-07-17 10:34:04

Toto Wolff sat down on the ear Vettel

Toto Wolff sat down on the ear Vettel

There are rumors that the head of Mercedes Toto Wolff conducts personal talks with Sebastian Vettel.By the way, intimate conversations with the Germans, according to London media reports, the stumbling block in relations Wolff and Hamilton, who because of this came for free rides in London.Toto Wolff "Sebastian and I are neighbors, so we often visit each other".Sebastian Vettel "All I can do now is laugh at this question. This is the stupidest question I've ever asked until now".However, head of Red Bull's Christian Horner believes that Wolff and Vettel talking about future contracts.Christian Horner "I think that Toto just sat in his ear and says, that he continued to serve in the Ferrari for only a year, and therefore have thought about the future. While Ferrari certainly asks SEB for three years".

2017-07-17 10:34:03

Stoffel Vandorn We are moving in the right direction

Stoffel Vandorn We are moving in the right direction

The pilot of McLaren Stoffel Vandorn believes that his team lately makes right steps in its development.Stoffel Vandorn "I Think that in the last races we were moving in the right direction. I think that in Baku, Austria and the UK I made a real step forward - I was able to be as close to Alonso.In fact, I never in himself no doubt. But the beginning of the season was difficult because of all these problems. Also, it was necessary to change the relationship with the team from the point of view of the settings of the machine. Gradually, the team began to listen to my wishes.Lately I feel more and more comfortable and confident."At Silverstone Vandorn started the eighth - best career result. In the race he finished 11th is the best result of this season.

2017-07-17 10:14:04

Vijay Malia I miss Monaco

Vijay Malia I miss Monaco

The owner of Force India Vijay Malia admitted that he is very bored in other countries, and the Grand Prix. We will remind that from-for problems with the law, the Indian confined to the UK.Vijay Mallya "of course I miss racing, especially in Monaco and Singapore. But I had it all with eight and a half years. Now I'm back in the office, but it is also an important part of the job".Soon the British government will consider the issue of extradition of Malia in India.

2017-07-17 10:04:03

Carlos Sainz Another year in the Toro Rosso is great

Carlos Sainz said that he would be happy to stay another year in the Toro Rosso. Previously, the Spaniard expressed his dissatisfaction with the fact that so many years sitting in the Junior team.Carlos Sainz "If I have to stay in Togo Rosso, if that's what I have to do - then, Yes, all right.People tend to take this as bad news, but I see it quite positive in his career. It's good when your leaders trust you the car for the fourth year. For the first time in the history of the pilot Toro Rosso will serve four years in a row.If I'm asked to stay in July, it will mean that I'm good at my job. I should be happy with this. For the fourth year in Formula 1 means more experience, more opportunities for personal growth - I'll be better prepared".

2017-07-16 21:54:03

Mechanics Williams again were the fastest

Mechanics Williams again were the fastest

Mechanics Williams regained its status as the fastest. The car Felipe Mass they served in 2,02 seconds.The second and third results showed the pit crew of Mercedes. Best pit-stop performed by Ferrari mechanics only on the 10th place.

2017-07-16 21:44:03

Felipe Massa I am very happy with my race

Felipe Massa I am very happy with my race

Pilot Williams Felipe Massa finished in Silverstone 10th and earned one point.Felipe Massa "I'm definitely satisfied with the race after starting from 14th position. I had a good start and already after the first round was 10. Probably the most difficult part of the race was at the end when I had to Tinker with the pilots Force India. I was faster but maybe not fast enough to be able to overtake.I'm still unhappy with the results of qualification. When you start from such a low position, the situation is much more complicated. If the start was from higher places, and points could be much more. Unfortunately, starting from 14th place did not allow us to do this, but I'm still happy with my race. We just need to make sure that our starting position will be better in the next race".

2017-07-16 19:54:03

Fernando Alonso a Difficult weekend

Fernando Alonso a Difficult weekend

The pilot of McLaren Fernando Alonso out of the race the race Grand Prix of great Britain.Fernando Alonso "Difficult times. A difficult weekend for us which started with a penalty. Then in the race, when I followed the group of pilots, I had another problem.I hope it hasn't damaged the engine, and we will be able to continue to use it in the future.Today, Stoffel was the 11th, so I think we were not fast enough to fight for points. I was able to finish the race 13th or 14th, and leaving the race looks like in this situation less offensive.Now I'm preparing for the Grand Prix of Hungary, and for us it should be the best weekend of the year".

2017-07-16 19:04:03

Daniil Kvyat earned points

On the first lap of the race at Silverstone Daniil Kvyat faced with a partner with Toro Rosso. During the race the Russian has worked for the penalty travel on the pit lane, and after the finish the stewards awarded him two penalty points.Now, on account quata 9 penalty points. Three more points - and Daniel will miss one race.

2017-07-16 18:54:04

Carlos Sainz On repeat all visible

Carlos Sainz On repeat all visible

The pilot Toro Rosso Carlos Sainz out of the race the race the British Grand Prix after colliding with Daniel Cuatom.Carlos Sainz "On the replay you can see everything very well. The camera clearly showed that I did not leave the place. It's a shame that it happened within the team. We are waiting for a serious conversation this evening. We can fight for good points, but now we are going to discuss the incident.Very upset that the race ended this way. For me, the gathering looks hurt. Team in this situation on my side, so I relaxed.