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2017-07-29 14:14:03

Paul di Resta will replace Felipe Massa

Paul di Resta will replace Felipe Massa

Reserve pilot Williams Paul di Resta will take the place of Felipe Massa during qualifying and the race in Hungary.Even after Friday practice Weight complained of feeling unwell. On Saturday morning doctors examined him and allowed to participate in Saturday's practice. Felipe had 12 laps, after which he stated that he would not be able to compete in qualifying. The team urgently reconfigures the machine under high Paul di Resta.On account of di Resta 58 Grand Prix. In 2011-2013, he played for Force India. The best result in the race - 4th place.

2017-07-28 23:34:04

Kevin Magnussen complained about Lewis Hamilton

The pilot Haas Kevin Magnussen remained dissatisfied with the actions of Lewis Hamilton during the second practice of the Hungarian Grand Prix.Kevin Magnussen "in Front of him was empty, but he decided to drive the last sector is very slow. And this is when I was on a quick lap He had no need to go so slowly.He is not the first time stopping this way. I've only gone about four quick rounds, but he still appeared in front of me".

2017-07-28 23:14:04

Kimi Raikkonen I am satisfied with my work

Kimi Raikkonen I am satisfied with my work

Pilot Ferrari Kimi Raikkonen on the results practices Grand Prix of Hungary was in fourth position.Kimi Raikkonen "It was a normal job. In the morning we started very well and the day was a little harder, the work was limited to some difficulties.Today I stopped on the track because he lost control of the throttle for a minute. But all of them have recovered, so I was able to continue working. Such problems sometimes happen, but the red flags clearly not brought us pleasure.Today time fast lap was very close to the leaders, the density is quite high. Now the team needs to work hard to get the machine to work more efficiently. This will help us to fight for the podium".

2017-07-28 22:54:03

Fernando Alonso a Great day

Fernando Alonso a Great day

The pilot of McLaren Fernando Alonso on the results practices Grand Prix of Hungary were at a fairly high 8-th position.Fernando Alonso "It was a good day, although Friday is always difficult to understand a clear picture of the balance of forces. We more or less are where thought. Now we need to analyze the data and see where we can make progress.On this road we are more competitive than the previous couple of tracks. Now it is important to make contact in the third round of qualifying. Now we care about every detail".

2017-07-28 22:44:03

Felipe Massa It was a normal Friday

Felipe Massa It was a normal Friday

Pilot Williams Felipe Massa at the Grand Prix of Hungary showed only 15-th result.Felipe Massa "It was a typical Friday, we were just trying to understand the tyres and car working on this difficult road. It is a pity that we have not shown a good time by the end of the day, but we just need to understand, to draw conclusions and to try out new settings on Saturday morning".

2017-07-28 21:44:03

Max Verstappen I have been struggling with balance

Max Verstappen I have been struggling with balance

The pilot of Red Bull Max Verstappen on the results practices Grand Prix of Hungary was in 6-th line of the Protocol.Max Verstappen "For me, practices were not entirely successful. I constantly struggled with the balance of his car. We have many things changed in my car, and at the end of the second practice I tried to show the fastest lap, but each time I prevented the yellow and red flags.But my long runs are looking great, so we quietly prepare for the remainder of the weekend. In qualifying the Mercedes, of course, will return to fight for the first places, but we only need that to add quite a bit to be faster than them".

2017-07-28 21:34:03

Sebastian Vettel Just after lunch I found a rhythm

Sebastian Vettel Just after lunch I found a rhythm

Championship leader Sebastian Vettel showed the 2nd result practices Grand Prix of Hungary.Sebastian Vettel "I was happy with my speed, and just after lunch, the car began to increase the tempo. I think that now we look not so bad, but to analyze the outcome of the session difficult. Ferrari, Mercedes and Red Bull are very close to each other - tomorrow will be fun. We need to find better settings for tomorrow and a little work with the tire, and then everything will fall into place.Today I slightly damaged the car too aggressive after the curb. Even had to return to the pits, but nothing happened.I remember two years ago had made of the victory. This is a difficult race, but we have a good chance to compete for first place on the podium".

2017-07-28 21:24:03

Niko's setting had to fight

Niko's setting had to fight

The pilot of Renault Nico Hulkenberg on the results practices Grand Prix of Hungary was on 7-th position.Nico Hulkenberg "We had to struggle to find good settings for the machine. But that's just the nature of Friday's practice on this track. The car generally behaves just fine, otherwise, nothing remarkable - the usual Friday. We hope that the data analysis will give us the opportunity to improve the setting of the machine".

2017-07-28 21:14:03

Valtteri Bottas we still have a job

Valtteri Bottas we still have a job

Mercedes driver Valtteri Bottas in the practice of the Hungarian Grand Prix showed the 3rd result.Valtteri Bottas "it is Clearly evident that we still have work to do. Three teams now look very fast and about equal in strength.I'm not entirely happy with the balance of the car, especially the stability of the rear in turns. It is expected that temperatures tomorrow will rise, and this means that we need to do something to the back of the machine was more stable. I think it would be the main theme well Saturday.The struggle in qualifying is supposed to be interesting.

2017-07-28 20:54:03

Riccardo Daniel I can't complain about this day

Riccardo Daniel I can't complain about this day

Pilot Red Bull Daniel Riccardo in the practice of the Hungarian Grand Prix showed the best result.Riccardo Daniel "I can't complain about this day, after two sessions spent at altitude. We obviously were able to get their updates, full commitment, all works very well. We know that this track is normally good for us, so it was important to come here, to extract everything possible from the car and make sure the updates did their job. All this will allow us to fight for a possible victory. To be a leader on the results of the tests are nice, but this does not mean that further we will not be able to fight for the same results. On the contrary, long races showed that we have good pace.I'm sure other teams tomorrow will succeed, but we will be able to add. Qualification will be difficult, but that result depends on the result of the struggle for victory. I will go to the finals as fast as I can".

2017-07-28 20:34:03

Esteban I got rhythm

Esteban I got rhythm

According to the results practices Grand Prix of Hungary pilot Force India Esteban Windows was on the 11-th position.Esteban Windows "I very quickly became aware of the work this afternoon. I also immediately found a good rhythm and finish the job, feeling comfortable in the car. It is clear that we still have some work that needs to be done to improve the performance of the machine. After the track reconstruction has changed, I liked the old curbs, but still the pilot here is a very interesting".

2017-07-28 20:24:03

Lewis Hamilton Not the easiest start to the weekend

Lewis Hamilton Not the easiest start to the weekend

Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton on the results practices Grand Prix of Hungary was on 5th position.Lewis Hamilton "It's not the easiest start to the weekend. The conditions were just unpredictable. I finished fifth, but the car is clearly capable of more.Red Bull is now among the leaders, so the weekend is expected to be very interesting. This should be good for the fansAt night we will work on balance - the only way we can make the machine what you want. We can make progress, and this is just what we need before the start of qualifying. One in ten will have the value".

2017-07-28 11:14:05

Chapter Mercedes I don't know how we will do in this race

Chapter Mercedes I don't know how we will do in this race

Head of Mercedes Toto Wolff admitted that he did not know what the outcome of the Hungarian Grand Prix.Toto Wolff "I would not like to comment on this issue. We will win or not is a big question. To begin, I would like to see how the completed qualification because of Friday's results here absolutely have nothing to do with the real speed and capabilities of the teams. The result of this race will directly affect how the team will build a strategy for the development of the car in the second half of the season.

2017-07-27 11:54:06

Pascal Wehrlein is looking forward for the start of the Grand Prix of Hungary

Pascal Wehrlein is looking forward for the start of the Grand Prix of Hungary

Pilot Sauber Pascal Wehrlein admitted that he really wants to try out the updated car on the Hungarian track.Pascal Wehrlein "I'm looking forward to the start of the Grand Prix of Hungary and, in particular, the first part of our aerodynamic upgrades, which will be presented there. It will be interesting to see how adaptation will affect our performance.This will be our last race before the summer break, and I will do my best to perform well and finish the first half of the season on a positive note.

2017-07-27 11:44:03

Roman Grosjean I've always liked in Hungary

Roman Grosjean I've always liked in Hungary

Haas pilot Roman Grosjean told that in Hungary he had been a good race.Roman Grosjean "I always get a good race in Hungary. I always liked this track. Previously, he was a very bumpy, but last year, the coverage shifted and everything changed. This is a low speed track, where the importance is not the engine, and the level of aerobatics.In Budapest very hot. This is not an easy race, but, on the other hand, on the track not many high-speed corners, so it all depends on your focus and concentration. No matter what, we will fight for points".In his first Grand Prix in Hungary 20012 year Grosjean started second and finished third. But since then the Frenchman, above the sixth place did not rise.

2017-07-26 16:54:03

Honda is counting on big points in Hungary

The head of the sports division of Honda Yusuke Hasegawa admitted that counting on the success of the partner team McLaren on the track of the Grand Prix of Hungary, where it is not so important the engine power.Yusuke Hasegawa "We're pleased with the progress and we're going to Hungary in a good mood. In Hungary, the engine power does not play an important role, it is difficult to overtake, so we have a good opportunity to earn points.Our goal is to reach the final of qualification and fight for good points. Fernando Alonso won here his first victory in Formula 1, and Stoffel Vandorn won at this track in the GP2 race, so our cars are in good hands.Last year, Alonso in Hungary, finished seventh.

2017-07-26 10:54:07

FIA gave the green light to the return of Robert Kubica

FIA gave the green light to the return of Robert Kubica

The governing body of Formula 1 said that there are no problems with the possible return of Robert Kubica in the championship.Amid intense speculation about the potential return of the pilot of Formula 1 Renault has confirmed that 32-year-old Kubica will pilot the car of the season-2017 on the tests after the Grand Prix of Hungary.Bild says that Kubica might replace Jolyon Palmer during the race in Spa after the summer break, but first head of Renault's Cyril abiteboul wants to make sure, can Robert fight for the best seats in the near future.Racing Director of Formula 1 Charlie whiting said that the way for the return of Robert Kubica free.Charlie whiting "just Like any other pilot, Robert has its license from the national Association. Licensing also includes a medical examination."The only thing to do, Robert, is to get out of the car for five seconds. In this plan, any concessions, including adaptive steering for left-hand.

2017-07-26 10:54:06

Niko Hungary is perfect for the return of Kubica

The pilot of Renault Nico Hulkenberg believes that Hungary is an ideal place to Robert Kubica could return to the championship.Nico Hulkenberg "the Hungaroring is one of the most intense tracks, because there is only one straight where you can gently relax.After a racing weekend on the track is a lot of waste rubber, which will allow the tests to develop a high speed. Possibly, on tests of speed will be even higher than during the race.Recall that after the Hungarian Grand Prix of Formula 1 team will remain in Budapest and will spend two days of tests. One day driving to work the Renault Robert Kubica.

2017-07-24 12:24:02

Renault confirmed the tests of Robert Kubica

The Renault team has confirmed that Robert Kubica will take part in the tests, which will be held at the Hungaroring after the Hungarian Grand Prix.In a Polish pilot fighting machine will be RS17. Previously Kubica spent two days test driving the car 2012.Cyril abiteboul, head of Renault "the First two tests allowed Robert and we collect a lot of useful information. At the Hungaroring will be test driving RS17 that will more accurately assess its capabilities. After that, we will analyze the data and decide whether Robert to return to the fight in the near future.Kubica will run the tests on 2 August. According to rumors if Robert during the upcoming tests will show good results, he will have this season to replace Jolyon Palmer.

2017-07-24 11:24:02

Lewis Hamilton Fans want the second race in the UK

British pilot Mercedes Lewis Hamilton is confident that his fans are ready to support the race in London.Lewis Hamilton "I feel that the UK is home to Motorsport. Here are the base of almost all teams. Every racing weekend here just crowds of people in the stands. It would be a real shame for Motorsport to lose the British Grand Prix. Moreover, a lot of people here spend a lot of money during the racing days.I don't believe we will lose the British Grand Prix, because the sports world will probably erupt. I will do everything in my power to convince Liberty that it is impossible to abandon the race.We have in the UK a lot of great trails, and we can use Silverstone and other tracks. We used to have two Grand Prix in Spain. It would be cool to have one, the race was held on the stationary track and the second street ring."It is known that currently the company has plans Liberty of the race in London.

2017-07-24 11:14:03

Kevin Magnussen Seventh place - our maximum

Kevin Magnussen Seventh place - our maximum

The pilot Haas Kevin Magnussen believes that the seventh place - the ceiling for his team this year.Kevin Magnussen "I believe that the seventh position is our goal for this year. The sixth is a major achievement, the fifth - just really cool. Seventh place is the real goal, though I don't think it will be too easy.We improve our knowledge about the car become more advanced in terms of preference and handling. We learn more and more, and obviously we won't fast in every race, but we will be quick in the individual Grand Prix.We need to work on their weaknesses, to achieve consistency and weak to make our weekends a little bit stronger".

2017-07-22 16:44:03

Valtteri Bottas decision on the contract will not be accepted in the near future

Valtteri Bottas decision on the contract will not be accepted in the near future

Mercedes driver Valtteri Bottas said that a decision on his contract will not be made before the end of this month.Valtteri Bottas "First we need to talk about it in the team before making any official announcement. We came to the point when everyone starts to talk with everyone. It's break time and the middle of the season. You will not hear anything in the next few weeks.As I said, the main goal - a long-term relationship with the team, that's what I want. We still need to wait a few weeks and see how it goes, but it's my goal.Bottas just 23 points behind championship leader Sebastian Vettel after 10 of the Grand Prix of the season-2017 and by 22 points from teammate Lewis Hamilton, despite the fact that he was the only driver of the trio, who have suffered because of leaving the race during the Spanish Grand Prix.

2017-07-21 13:14:03

Kubica is confident that he is able to pilot the car of the season-2017

Kubica is confident that he is able to pilot the car of the season-2017

Robert Kubica, who, apparently, back in the championship Royal races, said that he is able to pilot a modern car.Earlier, the pole has already conducted tests with Renault, piloting the car of the 2013 season. Now he is preparing to take part in the tests of modern cars after the Grand Prix of Hungary.Robert Kubica "the Differences are mostly associated with turns, but it is only a question of habit and work. If others can do it, why I can't repeat or do even betterSo if Renault have the courage and confidence to let me drive, I'll be able to test all on personal experience.I already know that I can get back to the level that was shown previously. I'm quite able to show the speed that was shown in 2010. When I saw that I can fly on the verge of the car of the Formula 1 in Valencia, I thought, "This is a passion I have always felt, it's my life".I knew I didn't need to worry about missed about six years. All that is happening now, like magic".

2017-07-21 12:44:05

Chase Carey We need more German teams

The head of Formula-1 chase Carey believes that the championship is not enough German manufacturers.Chase Carey "we Have a champion of Germany, a German car, too, the champion, the Germans are fighting for the title this year, but we would like to have more German teams.The German Grand Prix has a long history, and we want to fight to make this story continued.Our goal is to companies like BMW, Porsche or Audi, took part in the championship. That is why we adjust the technical and economic conditions".

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.

2017-07-20 11:54:03

Halo will appear on the cars of Formula 1 next season

The system of protection of the head of Halo, which was tested throughout last season, will become mandatory for Formula 1 in 2018.The decision taken by the FIA after a meeting of the Strategic group of Formula 1, which took place on 19 July in Geneva. The "Shield", which is tested by Sebastian Vettel during the Grand Prix of great Britain, found to be ineffective.In a statement, the FIA said "In accordance with the decision of the Strategic group of Formula 1 on the introduction of additional protection, which was adopted in July 2016, the FIA announces the introduction in 2018 of the system Halo. In the near future the design will be finalized with the participation of all teams.Over the last few years the FIA has considered several designs, but Halo is the most effective of them".

2017-07-20 11:34:03

The head of Renault Kubica still very fast

The head of the team Renault has confirmed that Robert Kubica claims to be Jolyon Palmer.Cyril abiteboul "Jolyon had some problems with reliability, but it is true that if we had two pilots who are able to achieve the points we would have been eighth in the world championship.And Kubica is still very fast and has all of the same energy."Now Kubica, who missed due to a hand injury six seasons, is actively working in the simulator Renault. After the Grand Prix of Hungary, he will conduct tests behind the wheel of a car RS17.

2017-07-20 11:24:05

Ferrari Chairman We will come back to fight

Ferrari Chairman We will come back to fight

Ferrari Chairman Sergio Marchionne urged the staff of his team after the British Grand Prix for an immediate response, Mercedes.Sergio Marchionne "I know that you are a team. We can't mourn this negative result, but instead expect an immediate response. We always knew that our opponent was very strong and dominant for many years.But I am convinced that we will return to the fight".

2017-07-20 11:04:03

Former Prime Minister of the Netherlands is hoping for the return of the Grand Prix of the Netherlands

Former Prime Minister of the Netherlands is hoping for the return of the Grand Prix of the Netherlands

Former Prime Minister of the Netherlands Jan Peter Balkenende hopes that Max Verstappen will be able to help the authorities to return the Grand Prix of the Netherlands in the Formula 1 calendar.Recently there were rumors that the Zandvoort or Assen may be candidates for participation in Formula 1.Jan Peter Balkenende "If we say we want to return to Formula 1, we need to make this effort.Verstappen is now in control of all aspects of the business, in the car and beyond. Formula 1 reached a whole new dimension with max.The Grand Prix of Netherlands was held in Zandvoort, from 1952 to 1985.