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2017-07-20 20:54:06

Renault chronicle 40 years in Formula 1

Renault chronicle 40 years in Formula 1

During the British Grand Prix, Renault celebrated the 40th anniversary of his debut in Formula 1. We decided to recall the history of the French team.1977 its debut in Formula 1, the French built a machine with unusual for that period of a turbo. Originally it was planned to hold the first race at the home Grand Prix of France in early July, but by that time the car still wasn't ready. Made debut only on the next Grand Prix of great Britain on 16 July.Behind the wheel of a single machine, sat the Frenchman Jean-Pierre ABUY, on account of which already had one start in the composition of Tyrrell.Neither in Britain nor in the subsequent three races Jabou to the finish to get failed. While in Canada he did not qualify. Evil tongues nicknamed the Renault RS01 "yellow kettle" - too often, the French machine was steaming.Season results 0 points.

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.

2017-07-06 11:34:06

Jacques Villeneuve I refuse to apologize to Strolla

Jacques Villeneuve I refuse to apologize to Strolla

The season champion-1997 Jacques Villeneuve said that he is not going to apologize for their criticism before lance Strolla who achieved podium places in Azerbaijan.Jacques Villeneuve "I criticized him early in the season because of its results. It's very simple.Why should I praise him My role is to report facts, not to protect the pilot. When you are constantly behind his teammate, then brilliant you can't. Why are people offended about this It's true.In Canada he was not very fast, but he managed to show up in Baku. With his shoulders now fell a huge stone pressure. But that does not erase his bad results to Montreal, so I don't regret what I said. Yes, it was a pitiful performance in its execution".Recall that Jacques Villeneuve in his debut season fought for the title until the last race.

2017-07-05 10:04:03

Red Bull the trick with the oil had a negative impact on Ferrari

This year Ferrari were on top form to race in Canada and Baku. One of the assumptions about the loss of form is based on the fact that the FIA has tightened the rules about adding oil to the fuel.Head Red Bull Christian Horner "it Seems that the silver arrows have someone who came from the scarlet team. This someone pointed out where to look for the catch.But despite the fact that Ferrari seem to have lost power because of the history of oil, Vettel is still very fast during the race".

2017-06-29 10:14:03

Christian klien Mercedes is better versed in the tires

The ex-pilot of Formula 1 Christian Wedge believes that Mercedes was able to accelerate, thanks to better work with rubber.Christian klien "in Canada, Ferrari was the clear favorite, with a huge advantage ahead of the Mercedes, especially in the work with rubber. But since then, time passed, and now Mercedes has better tires, Pirelli, making them faster to enter the working temperature window.If we talk about the title, the world champion will be the team that will be able to develop most effectively the rest of the season".

2017-06-28 17:34:03

Pilots Force India are getting along well

Pilots Force India are getting along well

Pilots Force India continue to insist that the atmosphere in the team is great, despite the tough opposition in Canada and Azerbaijan.Sergio Perez "it's All right. The team is in a good position in the championship, even though we lost quite a lot of points. We are happy IP is looking forward once again to fight for the ideas of the team."Esteban Windows "Everything's good between us. All is quiet, we are not the pilots of karting, we are professionals and our job is to fight on the track, not outside it".

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".

2017-06-24 18:14:05

Lance Stroll I'm ready for a new challenge

Lance Stroll I'm ready for a new challenge

The Williams driver lance Stroll in the qualification of the Grand Prix of Azerbaijan showed the 8th result.Lance Stroll "Our team was able to take a step forward. He was already seen in Canada. I have managed to overcome their problems and to achieve the best results in the career of pilot Formula-1.Today we once again proved that he is able to fight. The results are far from leaders, but two cars in the top ten. In Canada I achieved their first points, and today for the first time in the finals of qualification. Now I'm ready to fight for new glasses".

2017-06-23 12:14:03

McLaren will receive a new Honda engines

Honda brought in Baku updated the power plant, which was expected during the Grand Prix of Canada.As reported by Japanese motorists, serious modifications have been internal combustion engines, turbine and module MGU-H. According to estimates by Honda, power plant capacity increased by 12 HP According to experts, the Japanese a few belittle their achievements, and the real increase will be around 30 HP. However, before Fernando Alonso was assessed a deficiency of power to 100 HP New engines will appear on the machines McLaren during Friday practice. However, in this case pilots have to pay start from the last row, because the limit on the installation of new components has been exhausted.

2017-06-23 12:04:04

Ferrari has prepared updates to the race in Baku

After the Italian team dominated Monaco, its main rival Mercedes responsively hit in Canada. Now, according to La Gazzetta dello Sport, unique for Azerbaijan of the track, including extra-long two-kilometer straight, the Ferrari made the updates to its engine.The paper argues that the development is part of an aggressive plan for the development of the Scuderia under the supervision of the Director of the technical Department Mattia Binotto. Reportedly, the decision on delivery of the updated engines in Baku was based solely on positive data on the stand.

2017-06-23 12:04:03

Guido van der garde Verstappen need to calm down

Dutch ex-pilot of Formula 1 Guido van der garde has urged his compatriot max Verstappen to calm down and not to pay attention to the rumors that he may go to another stable.Recall that the rumors about the transition of the young Dutchman in the camp of Ferrari in the season of 2018.Guido van der garde "For max it is too early to worry. Of course, as a pilot you always want to get the best car, but I think that of all the teams, Red Bull has made the most progress this year.And Renault is also not standing still. I understand the frustration of max after the race in Canada, but I still expect Red Bull will be able to build a good car next year.Max needs to remember that Red Bull gave him a chance in Formula 1. His time will come. Red Bull also knows that Max - supertalent, and in their interest to ensure that it is the best car in the shortest time possible".

2017-06-21 15:04:02

Felipe Massa is looking forward to returning to Baku

Pilot Williams Felipe Massa has shared his memories of last year's race in Baku, which had the status of European Grand Prix.Felipe Massa "I am really looking forward to returning to this beautiful country, such a unique race track, which is located in the heart of the city. There are a lot of 90 corners, as well as a huge high-speed direct start-finish. Last year we had a double finish in the points zone, so after my meeting in Canada I very much hope that we will be able to add".A year ago Massa finished in Baku on 10-m.

2017-06-20 12:24:03

Honda will present the updated version of the engine in Baku

This weekend Honda expects to deliver the much-anticipated McLaren engine updated.In Canada just over a week ago, the McLaren admitted that their frustration at the limit, so if soon there will be updates, a contract with a Japanese company will be terminated.The head of Honda Yusuke Hasegawa "In Baku we will install an updated internal combustion engines. I don't know whether to call it a specification of the engine number "3", but we'll present something, even if it interim solution".The report States that Honda is hard at work specification "3" to solve the problems of the power plant, including excessive vibration and lack of power of 90 HP Yusuke Hasegawa added "the Situation is more complicated than people can imagine. Changing some of the details we have to work on other that automatically require replacement".

2017-06-20 11:44:04

Fernando Alonso Baku is a great city

Fernando Alonso Baku is a great city

The pilot of McLaren Fernando Alonso has described his experience before the start of the Grand Prix of Azerbaijan.Fernando Alonso "Baku is a great city, and after the success of last year's Grand Prix I was really looking forward to the opportunity again to race in Azerbaijan. As Ambassador to Baku, I spent more time there than many of my colleagues. It's a really cool place to hold a Formula 1 race. We literally drive through the historic town center and the old city walls to create the ideal atmosphere for the viewer.Once we were close to that to earn their first points in Canada, we are going to Baku even more determined to succeed, but it is no secret that we are not waiting for light output.Baku is the fastest street track in the racing calendar, so with the perspective of the pilot it is very interesting to fly. Speed huge, and the walls are so close As usual, the start is one of the most important moments in the race, so the correct settings and a good qualifying will be important components in the fight for points".

2017-06-19 09:04:03

Stoffel Vandorn Ahead Of Baku

The pilot of McLaren Stoffel Vandorn said that his team in Azerbaijan will face the same difficulties as in Canada.Stoffel Vandorn "the Next Grand Prix will be in Baku, and I think we will face there, as in Canada. There is a very long video, and last year we saw that there were shown the highest speeds of the season.Let's wait and see what awaits us. The team is going hard to progress. In this race we will try to achieve the maximum result."Recall that after seven races on account of the McLaren-no points - such in the history of the British team was not.

2017-06-15 10:54:03

Verstappen worries about the competitiveness of Red Bull in 2018

Verstappen worries about the competitiveness of Red Bull in 2018

The pilot of Red Bull Max Verstappen has admitted that she is worried about the competitiveness of his team next year.The young Dutchman already has a contract for next year, but after gathering in Montreal, he called the whole season 2017 failed.Head Red Bull Christian Horner "He knows how hard the team is working to make the car better. He needs to see the whole picture. We struggled with Mercedes in Canada, we are ahead of Ferrari. Max couldn't make the show, but the season is long, it's coming."Max Verstappen "We wanted to fight for the title this year, but we are far from that. I'm worried about the development of the engine this year and next. I want to win and I am absolutely confident that this team can fight for victory. This year updates will be almost no. If they do, then a little".

2017-06-14 12:04:04

Lawrence Stroll My son deserves a place in Formula 1

Lawrence Stroll My son deserves a place in Formula 1

Lance's father Strolla believes that his son deserves its place in the Royal races.Lawrence Stroll, "the Son spent in Formula 1, only seven races. We have to be patient in relation to him. I think my son deserves a place in the Royal races. In Canada he performed at a decent level.He spent an extraordinary race. Most importantly, he did it all himself. It was not the result of the default, and thanks to a series of overtaking".Recall that in Canada, Stroll finished ninth and became one of the youngest in the history of Formula 1 pilot, earning points.

2017-06-14 11:54:03

Michael Douglas advises Alonso to leave Formula 1

Michael Douglas advises Alonso to leave Formula 1

Hollywood star Michael Douglas, who visited the Grand Prix of Canada, says Fernando Alonso to leave Formula 1 at the end of the season.The famous American actor, Douglas - a longtime fan of Formula 1 and a personal friend of McLaren co-owner Mansour Ayeha.He was a guest of McLaren at the weekend in Montreal and told the Spanish sports newspaper Marca "I like Fernando, he's a terrific pilot. But I think this is his last year. I don't know what will be his decision, don't know what he's going to do, but it is incredible and very good for McLaren.I feel sorry for McLaren and Honda, as I was expecting a lot from this Association. I can especially sympathize with Fernando, he's a great pilot, for me it is not only the best now, he's one of the greatest in the history".

2017-06-13 11:44:04

Sebastian Vettel In Baku played

Sebastian Vettel In Baku played

The Ferrari pilot Sebastian Vettel said that his team is preparing to strike back at Mercedes in Baku.Sebastian Vettel "Mercedes is Now resting on its laurels, but in Baku, a lot can change. I am quite calm, and we definitely can achieve a better result in the upcoming race".Recall that the separation of Sebastian Vettel from Lewis Hamilton after the race in Canada is 12 points.

2017-06-13 11:44:03

Relationship since and Kvyat deteriorate

Relationship since and Kvyat deteriorate

The relationship between the pilot Toro Rosso Carlos Sainz and Daniil Kviat is abruptly deteriorated, when the Spaniard has not received updates before the race in Canada, unlike the Russians.Daniil Kvyat "We are changing the order of provision of new products from race to race, everyone in the team know that".

2017-06-13 10:04:03

Esteban Windows Strollo do need more time.

Esteban Windows Strollo do need more time.

The pilot Force India Esteban Windows thinks lance Stroll after some time adapting to Formula 1 and show the class.Recall that now the Stroll is the current world champion of Formula 3. Before him, the champion of the Formula 3 was just Windows.Esteban Windows "first, I have more experience than him that matters. I was better prepared than he is. I spent a lot of test before the debut in the Grand Prix. I worked a lot in the simulator and know some of the pilots in the younger series.I'm sure he will find the opportunity to become better. He's a great pilot".Over the weekend, Stroll on the home track in Canada earned their first points.

2017-06-12 10:44:03

Williams again held the fastest pit stop

Williams again held the fastest pit stop

After a pause of a few racing mechanics Williams regained its status as the fastest pit crew. In Canada they have the machine serviced lance Stroll for 2.17 seconds.The second result showed the mechanics of the Mercedes - 2.34 seconds. Third place went to Force India with a score of 2.57 seconds.

2017-06-12 10:34:04

Roman Grosjean Sainz again had a dangerous maneuver

Roman Grosjean Sainz again had a dangerous maneuver

The pilot Haas Romain Grosjean in the race Grand Prix of Canada finished tenth after the first lap he caught Carlos Sainz.Roman Grosjean "Our race started with replacing the front wing on the first lap. Then we knew that the only way to build a decent strategy to keep away from all and smoothly pass 69 laps, and it is possible for the tire Supersoft. We did itI am very unhappy with the maneuvers of Carlos Sainz in the first corners of the race. He's doing this to me for the third time It was very dangerous. I'm glad the car wasn't too much damage. We changed the front wing and again rushed into battle. It was a tough race. We had a little luck at the end, which we received with the gathering of Alonso for a few laps before the finish. It's great for the team, but today we have lost a lot more points than they have earned".

2017-06-12 10:24:06

Fernando Alonso We had glasses

Fernando Alonso We had glasses

The pilot of McLaren Fernando Alonso out of the race the race Grand Prix of Canada for a few laps before the finish. The Spaniard claimed the first points of the season, but again failed Honda engine.Fernando Alonso "We had glasses for a few laps before the checkered flag, but my engine gave up. Of course I'm upset, because we lost the first points for the team.We're trying to go as fast as I can, so the loss of points and the gathering became a disappointment for us, especially for guys who've prepared the car for this race, and built a strategy that took care of every moment.Our chassis was very fast and strong in every turn of the track, but on the straights we are constantly catching up. These are tough times.The support we received from fans in Canada, great, so when my car stopped, I thought we should give something back to them, and I went up to the podium to give his gloves to the people who cheered me on".

2017-06-12 10:04:03

Sergio Perez I am pleased to finish fifth

Sergio Perez I am pleased to finish fifth

The pilot Force India Sergio Perez in the canadian race, finished fifth. Mexican is not able to overtake Daniel ricciardo in the fight for the podium and gave no chance to his teammate.Sergio Perez "I am happy to finish in fifth place, because it was a very difficult and eventful day. Almost the whole race I was driving behind ricciardo in the DRS window and waited, when I will have the opportunity to overtake. I saw that he struggles in certain turns. I thought that I have the opportunity to overtake him, I deserve it.The same situation was and with the Window behind me. He followed me half the distance and could overtake in the last laps. We asked the team not to interfere, therefore, gave the audience a beautiful duel. I think the team respected our opinion. The team always comes first, and we attacked for her the whole distance. I always do everything in my power and I am very pleased that we were able to fly from Canada with the same number of points".

2017-06-12 09:44:05

Marcus Ericsson It was a tough weekend

Marcus Ericsson It was a tough weekend

Pilot Sauber Marcus Ericsson race in Canada finished in 13th position.Marcus Ericsson "overall it was a tough weekend, but I got the maximum from the car in the race. We have made a step forward in the management of the tires. Throughout the race we kept in good shape. The pace that I showed was comparable with all who rode beside me. Now we have to rely on this data before the race in Baku".

2017-06-12 01:44:03

Daniel Quat Today I did everything I could

Race in Canada for Daniil Kvyat was having a bad stalled at the start of the warm up lap the engine, two penalties and problems during the pit stop.Daniil Kvyat "a Very bad day. Our problems began during the warm-up lap, when the engine stalled. I caught up with the peloton to the line of the safety car, so don't know what the earned penalty.I managed to get to ninth place, and we had a good pace. Unfortunately, during the pit stop a problem occurred where I had to go.Today I did everything I could. Very sorry that the race ended this way, because we deserve a reward".

2017-06-12 01:04:03

Kvyat and Magnussen earned two penalty points

After the finish of the race, the stewards Grand Prix of Canada was discharged Daniil Kvyat and Kevin Magnussen, with two penalty points.At the start of the warm up lap has decayed car of Daniil Kvyat. Mechanics Toro Rosso managed to push apart, and the Russian pilot took the 11-th position at the start, but had to start last, as the entire peloton rode past him. For this, the stewards punished Kvyat first passing through the pit lane, and then a 10-second penalty. After the race, Daniel received two penalty points.Magnussen your penalty points received for that ahead of Stoffele of Vandorn mode virtual machine security.

2017-06-11 23:54:05

Lewis Hamilton I'm just happy

Lewis Hamilton I'm just happy

Lewis Hamilton for the sixth time won the race in Canada. Thanks to this result, the Briton managed to close the gap on League leaders to 12 points.Lewis Hamilton "I am very happy. Thanks to these stands, they were incredible. Every year you are giving an incredible atmosphere. Your reaction to the overtaking was just crazy.Here was my first pole, it was my first victory. Thank you to my entire team for the great work that they have done in the factory, in the pits, on the pit wall. We all worked together for this victory. The last race was very difficult, but today we were able to return, earning so important points and regaining the lead in the championship".