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2017-09-21 11:34:03

Paddy Lowe next year Williams will be a fast machine

Paddy Lowe next year Williams will be a fast machine

In 2014, after a series of unsuccessful seasons, the Williams team took 3rd place in the Cup of designers. Since then, the results gradually fell, and now the team from grove is fighting with Toro Rosso for the 5th place. Paddy Lowe, who took the post of technical Director of Williams in the beginning of this year, I am sure that next season Williams will be a formidable force.Paddy Lowe "the New machine will be materially different from current. During the development, we use a completely different philosophy. We expect to improve in all areas and has achieved notable successes.The last time Williams came strong engineers from other teams, so ideas we have plenty. We will select the best of these ideas, and next year Williams will be a quick car."Recall that before the transition in Williams, Lowe worked as a technical Director of the Mercedes.

2017-09-15 14:24:04

Renault confirmed the termination of cooperation with Toro Rosso

Renault has confirmed that late in the season stops the supply of the power plant team Toro Rosso.In a statement, Renault said "Renault confirms the completion of technical cooperation with the team Toro Rosso at the end of the season 2017.Renault was a partner of Toro Rosso in 2014, 2015 and 2017, During this time, the team earned 137 points, and the best results were two fourth place max Verstappen in the 2015 season".Waiting for a statement about the beginning of cooperation with Toro Rosso Honda c.

2017-09-13 10:04:03

Niki Lauda Ferrari are the favourites of Singapore

Non-Executive Director of Mercedes Niki Lauda Ferrari called the favorite of the upcoming Grand Prix of Singapore.Niki Lauda "We won in Monza, and it was a shame for Ferrari at their home track. But in Singapore, maybe Vettel will change the situation. Many times the Ferrari was faster than the Mercedes. At Spa Vettel was very close to us. Okay, in Monza, maybe a little less, but in my opinion, this was due to a mistake in the settings of the Ferrari.The Scuderia will be a favorite in Singapore, but on the other hand, it is difficult to say who will win. I hope it will be Hamilton.Vettel is the pilot number one. He's loyal to the Scuderia, and if the team is competitive, its hard to get ahead".Vettel has won four of the last six races in Singapore. On account of Hamilton's only two victories in 2009 and 2014.

2017-08-23 11:44:03

Riccardo Daniel I always remember his win in the 2014 season

Riccardo Daniel I always remember his win in the 2014 season

Pilot Red Bull Daniel Riccardo said that he always remembers his victory on the Belgian track in the 2014 season.Daniel ricciardo "When I think of Spa, I always remember my victory in 2014. Of course, it's nice when you win, but now I feel the pressure for their past services. It's not as easy as it seems.I really like Pouhon. It's a fast, downhill left turn. This is probably my favorite twist. At the turn of Les Combes you should keep to the right, as this is very important. The last turn is boring, but it is crucial to pass a good circle".

2017-08-06 22:54:03

Oliver Rowland I'm second in line at Renault

Oliver Rowland believes that he is candidate number two for a place in immediately after the Renault of Robert Kubica.Oliver Rowland "Robert has a huge financial support, and that's all I really want to see him in Formula 1. I find it very difficult to fight him for a place in the team.As for the other contenders, Nicolas my teammate in Formula 2, therefore, all evident from the results of this series. If he gets ahead of me in the championship, will take my place on the way to Formula-1. Everything is simple.Sirotkin has performed in GP2 last year and finished third, but I'd like to think I make their job a little better. We were also teammates in the 2014 World series by Renault, and then I was ahead of him.I do not consider myself the best, and the second candidate after Robert. I respect him for the accomplishments he has achieved previously. I would like to see him again in Formula 1. If not me, then Robert is the best option".

2017-07-28 10:54:03

Alain Prost came to the defense of lance Stroll

Alain Prost came to the defense of lance Stroll

Four-time champion Formula 1 Alain Prost defended the young lance Stroll.Alain Prost "It was criticized before it began. I said before the season that it would be difficult to perform with existing experience. It is true that he worked on the tests with the machine of the 2014 season, but this is not enough, especially now when you need to drive faster cars.In Formula 1 is always difficult to debut. Look at Vandorn. He was considered one of the greatest hopes, but from the beginning he had difficulties. But it will get better and better, and for lance, things are exactly the same.We need to give him time. Can we sue the results in the end of the year, and better next season. He is still progressing. Today's too early to judge. While in Baku, he was one of the strongest drivers on the road".

2017-07-14 10:04:03

Kevin Magnussen Silverstone - very fast track

Kevin Magnussen Silverstone - very fast track

The pilot Haas Kevin Magnussen believes that the struggle for position in the race Grand Prix of great Britain will turn out bland because of the difficulties with overtaking.Kevin Magnussen "Silverstone is definitely one of the best tracks of the year. This is a very fast track, where many high-speed turns with the constant change of direction.I just look forward to the opportunity to go to the track to fight for points. The cars will be through these corners very fast, feeling like that.But overtake here is quite difficult, perhaps more difficult than in previous years. Probably in the area of the DRS will be the only opportunity for overtaking, so that the qualification will be extremely important to fight for the result."Magnussen started twice in Silverstone in 2014, he finished 7th, and last year went.

2017-07-08 10:44:03

Claire Williams We are ready to leave the Ground for the season-2018

Claire Williams We are ready to leave the Ground for the season-2018

Deputy head Williams Claire Williams acknowledged that the team is ready to sign a contract with Felipe Massa, which before the canadian Grand Prix single-handedly earned points for the stables.Claire Williams "I see no reasons that can stop it. We were lucky that Felipe decided to return to the us this year. It works very well, earning points and helping lance to progress.His experience came in very handy since joining the team Paddy Lowe. Two of them are actively discussing the development of the machine. Therefore, if we are talking about the next season it will be his decision. If he feels motivated enough to continue, we will be happy to sign a new contract."Weight acts in Formula 1 since 2002. Williams Brazilian came in 2014.

2017-06-29 11:04:03

Ekkslstoun persuade Ferrari to sign Alonso

Ekkslstoun persuade Ferrari to sign Alonso

The former head of Formula 1 Bernie Ecclestone has advised Ferrari to sign Fernando Alonso for the season 2018.Bernie Ecclestone "If the Scuderia will be a vacancy for next season, then sign a contract, they need, of course, only with Alonso.He is one of the best pilots of Formula 1 for all time of existence of the championship".Recall that Alonso at the end of 2014 prematurely terminate the contract with Ferrari and switched to McLaren.

2017-06-27 09:24:04

Lance Stroll have conducted secret tests

Lance Stroll have conducted secret tests

The Williams driver lance Stroll between the races in Canada and Baku held a secret test driving a car Williams of the 2014 season. The tests were held in Austin.Lance's father Strolla "Honestly, I don't think these tests helped. I think that the lance coped with their problems. Every race, every lap he rides is a step forward. In Formula 1 there are no real tests, so each Grand Prix is a test for him.For the beginner there never has been such a difficult season to debut this year. New machine, tires and downforce - all of it new to him".

2017-06-13 17:04:04

Force India are not worried about cooperation with McLaren Mercedes

In addition to the factory team Mercedes, the German engines get Williams and Force India. In the leadership of the Indian team said that it was not worried about what a new client can be a Mercedes McLaren.Othmar, Szafnauer, Force India "the Contract with McLaren Mercedes will not affect Force India. That doesn't bother us. At least, nothing depends on us.We should not fear this, we just should do my job. The last time McLaren used the same engine as us, they beat us by only a few points".Team McLaren used Mercedes engines from 1995 to 2014.

2017-06-05 11:34:03

Niko Canada demanding on the brakes

The pilot of Renault Niko Hulkenberg told about the peculiarities of the track in Montreal.Nico Hulkenberg "Canada is very demanding on the brakes, because after high-speed sections are areas of heavy braking. This is one of the most difficult routes for brakes. You need confidence in them, especially when you are trying to enter a turn. The last Chicane has always been a difficult turn because there you can lose a lot of time.In Canada the cars are configured on the minimum downforce, so we acutely feel its lack of slow corners. You should also be able to attack the curbs to get a good lap time".In the last three canadian races, Hulkenberg consistently finished in the points zone. The best result was 5th place in 2014.

2017-05-23 11:54:03

Niko Is the most vivid moment of the year

Niko Is the most vivid moment of the year

The pilot of Renault Nico Hulkenberg believes the track in Monaco, a bright flash racing season.Nico Hulkenberg "This track, like in Monaco, not anywhere else. It is the highlight of the year. It is unique and special in every aspect of the event, and I very much look forward to the start of the race. This is probably the most glamorous Grand Prix on the calendar, and there is no place where the pilot experienced the beauty of speed.Physically it's not the most complex track, but you need to act carefully and very accurately. To be focused on every action that's important in Monaco. To overtake here difficult, but it's an exciting race and a huge challenge. I really love racing in Monaco."Six times Hulkenberg took part in the Monaco Grand Prix, his best result was 5th place in 2014.

2017-05-23 10:14:04

Kevin Magnussen Monaco is the most iconic track in the season

Kevin Magnussen Monaco is the most iconic track in the season

The pilot Haas Kevin Magnussen called the race in Monaco is the most important of the year.Kevin Magnussen "Monaco is the most iconic race of the season. It is also one of the most fun tracks of the year. To work there is really difficult, especially on these faster and wider machines. The turns near the pool and casino are very fast, I'm sure it will be fun in every sense.It is difficult to chase and almost impossible to overtake. You can only catch the pilot. Only if someone is seriously mistaken, and then you can overtake. The qualification is very important as never before".On account of Magnussen two races in Monaco and in 2014 he finished 10th.

2017-05-22 10:44:05

The President of the FIA Bianchi Points struck me

The President of the FIA Bianchi Points struck me

The President of the FIA Jean Todt said that he was impressed by the points Jules Bianchi, speaking in the slowest team of the peloton Marussia.Jean Todt "I knew that the guy has a chance to succeed in Monaco. I was confident in him, in his talent. On paper the chances of the Bianchi were, but because it's Monaco, then you can never be sure something is 100.Obviously, it was surprising that he succeeded. His courage and confidence energized the entire team for success. It was his weekend.I remember how he overtook Kobayashi. It was risky with the touch pass. But he did it. He brought the team points, which in the future saved it from bankruptcy".In Monaco 2014 Bianchi finished 9th and earned only in the history of Marussia glasses. In the same year at the Japanese Grand Prix the Frenchman was involved in a serious accident.

2017-05-21 13:04:03

Niko Track in Monaco us

Niko Track in Monaco us

The pilot of Renault Nico Hulkenberg expects from the race Grand Prix of Monaco positive result.Nico Hulkenberg "the circuit will suit us, especially with tires Supersoft and Ul. I'm looking forward to the race and hope for a good result.Last year I made it very well, but on new machines the maneuvers will become more aggressive. Now you will need to find a new rhythm and harmony with yourself and with the machine. There is definitely need to feel comfortable.Over the years of performances in Formula 1, I figured out how to place circles on this track. Therefore, I am confident in the upcoming fight for points".On account of Hulkenberg six races in Monaco, the best result was 5th place in 2014. Last season he started fifth and finished sixth.

2017-05-17 13:34:03

Tests of Alonso at Indianapolis while only the 24th

Tests of Alonso at Indianapolis while only the 24th

On Tuesday Fernando Alonso spent the second day of testing at Indianapolis. The Spaniard drove 117 laps and showed 24th result.In the tests took part 33 of the pilot, and the best time on account of will Power, IndyCar Champ 2014. Alonso lost Power 0.6574 seconds gap by the standards of Indianapolis.Fernando Alonso "the Feeling I have a positive, everything as I expected. It is very important to go close behind rival, to gain an advantage in speed on the straight. Our team has six cars and we practiced in this component".In tests participated Mikhail Aleshin, representing the Schmidt Peterson Motorsports. The Russians showed the 7-th result, losing to the leader of the day 0.2123 seconds.

2017-05-10 11:24:05

Riccardo Daniel This is one of the best tracks of the year

Riccardo Daniel This is one of the best tracks of the year

Pilot Red Bull Daniel Riccardo believes that the track in Barcelona is one of the best in the season.Daniel ricciardo "Barcelona is one of the best tracks on the calendar, and it has everything you need to pilot. Turns 1, 2 and 3 are really good and smooth, and the last sector is very technical. The end of the circle traversed at low speeds, the tires start to cool down - this is why to complete the circle is so difficult.I hope the updates will give us the chance to fight with Mercedes and Ferrari, or at least bring us closer together".On account of Riccardo five races in Spain. Best result - 3 place in 2014.

2017-05-04 13:54:03

The head of Red Bull I Hope we will begin to make progress

The head of Red Bull I Hope we will begin to make progress

Head Red Bull Christian Horner admitted that hopes for early progress of his team.Christian Horner "I Think it was our best score in Sochi since then, as we first came to this track in 2014. This is a very demanding track, and I hope that we will have the next Grand Prix, we will be able to move forward, to get into the struggle of leaders.Obviously we created a lot of work, but the whole team concentrated on this. Hopefully the next race we can start to make progress.For an upcoming Spanish Grand Prix Red Bull is preparing a very serious upgrade of the machine. Perhaps the index of the machine even receive the prefix "B".

2017-04-24 11:34:03

Daniel ricciardo I Hope the asphalt in Sochi will be better

Daniel ricciardo I Hope the asphalt in Sochi will be better

Pilot Red Bull Daniel Riccardo hopes that the asphalt in Sochi, laid three years ago, ceased to be slippery.Daniel ricciardo "Now, when we ran on the track a few races, I think that asphalt would be better. It's a bit like Austin, where it took time to get traction and left resin. But this year, I expect that the track will be grippy, but the new machine will fit perfectly in its configuration.It's a very intense track, there is no place to stay. Yes, there is a long video, but in addition there are quite a few challenging twists. Rest is simply no time.Some parts of the track remind me a little of the track in India. Here you can boldly attack the curbs, and there are a lot of twists and turns that the pilots are at the third and fourth gear".On account of Riccardo three races in Russia, best result - 7th place in 2014.

2017-04-13 12:24:03

Daniil Kvyat Night racing should be more

Daniil Kvyat Night racing should be more

The pilot Toro Rosso Daniel Quat believes that in the racing calendar of Formula 1 night racing should be much more than a day.Daniil Kvyat "I like racing in hot countries, especially those that pass in the night. At this time of day and there is a magical atmosphere that adds what is happening on the track of the Eastern culture. I think the calendar should be more night stagesI like that because of the night race can sleep in the morning, then to eat, and after a holiday to go to the track.On account quata three races in Bahrain, and every year he consistently added 11th in 2014 and 9 in 2015 and 7 in 2016.

2017-04-13 10:14:04

Daniel ricciardo Bahrain is different from Shanghai

Daniel ricciardo Bahrain is different from Shanghai

Pilot Red Bull Daniel Riccardo admitted that he likes Bahrain in close proximity to the sea.Daniel ricciardo "Bahrain is very different from Shanghai, but it has one huge plus a local hotel is really nice and it is located close to the beach and the sea. It's kind of a holiday atmosphere, and most of the time I can relax and walk around the hotel in my shorts for swimming.Since Bahrain became a night race, I think it had a positive effect on stage. Me before the race in Bahrain didn't really like him, but now everything has changed, and I fell in love with this stage.On account of Riccardo five races in Bahrain. Best result - 4th place in 2014 and 2016.

2017-04-13 09:44:04

Sergio Perez Night of the Grand Prix of Bahrain is gorgeous

Sergio Perez Night of the Grand Prix of Bahrain is gorgeous

The pilot Force India Sergio Perez believes that the night race Grand Prix of Bahrain is one of the most successful and beautiful in the championship.Sergio Perez "I really like race in Bahrain, which takes place at night. A special charm and areolas Eastern night brings its own flavor to the fight for points and victory. I was lucky to spend a good race here in 2014, I made the podium, and remember 2013 incredible combat Button.On this route there are places where you can overtake, so this shouldn't be a problem. The only difficulty was increased wear rear rubber because of the large number of areas of dispersal. Maybe now it will be not so important".

2017-03-28 15:34:03

Niki Lauda does not know about the talks, McLaren and Mercedes

Before the start of the Grand Prix of Australia there were rumors that the leadership of McLaren, unhappy with the partnership with Honda is considering returning to the power plant of Mercedes. Non-Executive Director of Mercedes Niki Lauda said that he knew nothing about it.Niki Lauda "I don't know anything about the negotiations between McLaren and Mercedes. Accordingly, I have nothing to say."Earlier it was reported that the head of the German team Toto Wolff is ready to support the supply of Mercedes engines for McLaren and Niki Lauda, by contrast, opposes.Team McLaren collaborated with Mercedes 1995-2014. in 2015 the British are obsessed with Japanese minders.

2017-03-27 12:44:05

Mercedes is waiting for a tight fight throughout the season

Mercedes is waiting for a tight fight throughout the season

Mercedes technical Director James Allison believes that the season will take place in a very close contest between his team and Ferrari.James Allison "If after qualifying, it wasn't that obvious, it is now clear that the season will be held in a tight fight with Ferrari. We were able to achieve a good time on one lap, we have prepared the car for the race, but today the Ferrari was just faster, and we were not good enough to catch them.But we won't panic. Race - one moment in a series of similar events over a long season. Today we scored good points in two cars, so China will try to regain the lead themselves."For the first time since Australia's 2014 team Mercedes leads in the constructors ' championship.

2017-03-22 10:54:06

New Ferrari Sebastian Vettel became "Gina"

New Ferrari Sebastian Vettel became

Sebastian Vettel traditionally give names to their cars. This year he will spend a year with Ferrari SF70H named "Gina".Two previous Ferrari were the names of Margaret and eve.Previous cars of Sebastian Vettel 2008, the Toro Rosso STR3 - 2009, Red Bull RB5 - 2010, Red Bull RB6 - Sweet Liz, Violent 2011, Red Bull RB7 - Seductive 2012, Red Bull RB8 - 2013, Red Bull RB9 - Hungry 2014, Red Bull RB10 - 2015, Ferrari SF15-T - 2016, Ferrari SF16-H - Margarita.

2017-03-21 11:04:03

Kevin Magnussen the Engines are very similar

The pilot Haas Kevin Magnussen believes that all the engines in the championship are about the same.Kevin Magnussen "none of the engines are not different from others. They are all similar. They sound a bit different with the engineers, but otherwise they are all very similar. As for the Ferrari engines, to work with their settings very easily.This year the handling of the cars changed as the work with the engine. But I still like everything about it.It is always important to start well the year, it gives you the incentive to continue the struggle. We will do our best and see what happens in Australia".Since then, as Magnussen made his debut in Formula 1 in 2014, he has worked with Mercedes engines, Honda, Renault and Ferrari.

2017-03-16 15:34:04

In the McLaren are ready to return to Mercedes engines

In the McLaren are ready to return to Mercedes engines

According to the BBC, the management of McLaren disappointed with the outcome of the three-year partnership with Honda and is considering returning to the customer Mercedes engines.Cooperation with McLaren Honda started in 2015. In two seasons, the Japanese engineers have made considerable progress, but this year they have created a completely new powerplant, which lacks neither power nor reliability. This situation is not satisfied with the management of the British team, and, according to the BBC, it has already held initial talks with Mercedes about the supply of engines in 2018.The BBC even considered how much it will cost McLaren a breach of contract with Honda and the return to the Mercedes. It is about 100 million euros, but the shareholders of McLaren are ready to go for it.Recall that McLaren and Mercedes have collaborated in 1995-2014. the Original team had the status of a factory team, but after 2010, moved into the category of the client.

2017-02-21 17:04:03

Jean-Eric Verne I don't reserve pilot Ferrari

Jean-Eric Verne I don't reserve pilot Ferrari

Frenchman Jean-Eric Vergne has confirmed that this year will not be a reserve pilot Ferrari.Jean-Eric Vergne "I have long known that this season won't work backup pilot Ferrari. I communicate with the team but won't travel to race with her.Now I'm focused on Formula E. I want to take part in the 24 hours of Le Mans and other endurance races. In more detail later".Verne played for Toro Rosso in 2012-2014 Last two seasons, Jean-Eric held as a reserve pilot Ferrari. Now this place is Antonio Giovinazzi.