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2017-06-21 15:44:03

Chase Carey is proud of the revival of European races

The new leadership of the Formula 1 are proud that next year the championship will return to the two traditional European race.After a meeting of the world Council of Motorsport in Geneva, the FIA has announced that France and Germany will return to the racing calendar of Formula 1 in the season of 2018.Chase Carey "We are proud to confirm the return of the German and French Grand Prix in the championship. Waiting for them next season."The last time the Grand Prix of Germany was held in the year 2016, France in 2008.

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.

2017-06-21 09:44:04

Pascal Wehrlein, last year in Baku was very interesting

Pilot Sauber Pascal Wehrlein admitted that waiting for a race in Baku with great hopes.Pascal Wehrlein "I'm really looking forward to the opportunity to return behind the wheel of a car in Baku. Last last year a race weekend, Azerbaijan was very interesting for all of us. It was the first Grand Prix in this country.Search best settings for the car on this track is a real challenge for all teams. Maximum speed and acceleration dynamics here are key moments.Last year Wehrlein came to Baku because of brake failure.

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".

2017-06-20 11:34:09

Charlie whiting can bring back Imola

Charlie whiting can bring back Imola

It seems that Imola is on track for his return in the racing calendar of Formula 1.Before last year signed a deal with the Monza, now supplanted by the CEO of Formula 1 Bernie Ecclestone has admitted that Imola is doing everything to return to the championship.Now the authoritative Italian magazine La Gazzetta dello Sport reports that after inspection of the racing Director of the FIA Charlie Whiting, the track in Imola to its owners were granted permission to take the race class Formula-1.The Director of the Imola uberto, Selvatico Estense "I Hope we soon have a confirmation from the national authorities that we can run the program for the return of Imola in the Formula-1".Imola appeared first on the Formula 1 calendar in 1980, when it adopted the Italian Grand Prix. In 1981-2006 years the track hosted the Grand Prix of San Marino.

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.

2017-06-19 08:54:03

Roman Grosjean If you remove the leaders.

Haas pilot Roman Grosjean believes that if you deliver the championship leaders, the fight for victory will be transformed.Roman Grosjean "this is actually a very interesting idea. If you remove the three team leaders, each Grand Prix we will see a new winner. The fight will be very dense.Now the difference between a winner in qualifying and second place is greater than the difference between the tenth and eighteenth places. This shows how hard you have to fight in the middle of the peloton. Every time we try to squeeze 100 out of the car".

2017-06-18 16:44:03

Malaysia wants to see a more exciting race

Malaysia wants to see a more exciting race

Executive Director track Sepang Dato Ruslan Razali said that the ring will return to the championship if Formula 1 will become more interesting.Dato Razali Razlan "We are ready to return to the championship, but only under the condition that Formula 1 will again become interesting.Now races have become less exciting, and this affected the interest of fans and spectators. People have less to come to the podium, so we decided to leave Formula 1. The organizers need to return that excited the viewer."The Malaysian Grand Prix is held since 1999. This year will be the last round at Sepang - the owners of the track decided to cancel the contract with Formula 1.

2017-06-16 14:14:03

Valtteri Bottas We caught up with Ferrari

Valtteri Bottas We caught up with Ferrari

Mercedes driver Valtteri Bottas believes that his team managed to catch up with the Ferrari tire.Valtteri Bottas "Our car is very sensitive. But if we find the right settings, the car becomes simply irresistible. The difficulty is just to find these settings.In the Ferrari do better than us in terms of work with the tyres, but we are making progress. In Montreal we have taken the next step.As for my future, I will fight with Lewis in every race. Attempt to win is great motivation, but he's a difficult teammate.The next Grand Prix will be held in Baku. This track should fit me. My goal is always to win races and one day to win the title, but for me now it's really important to be loyal to the team objectives".

2017-06-16 13:44:04

Jacques Villeneuve Vandorn still not good enough

Jacques Villeneuve Vandorn still not good enough

The season champion-1997 Jacques Villeneuve believes that Stoffel Vandorn not yet ready for Formula 1.Jacques Villeneuve "His performances are disappointing. He was never ahead of Alonso. And if he beats Alonso, then it cannot be called a great or even good enough for Formula 1.When I debuted in 1996, it immediately began to fight with Damon hill became champion. I managed to get Williams on pole position in his first Grand Prix.In Formula 1 must be plank, high plank for pilots-beginners".However, another ex-pilot of Formula 1 Martin Brandl believes that such criticism is unfair.Martin Brandl "the First six races nothing to say. You need to give the guy time, he is still young, and to criticize it unfairly, because he has no good cars. I continue to believe in Stoffele, and I am sure that McLaren, too, will soon add".

2017-06-15 10:14:05

Robert Kubica lost weight

Robert Kubica lost weight

The ex-pilot of Formula 1 Robert Kubica, it seems, is serious about the opportunity to return to the Royal race.So says the edition of La Gazzetta dello Sport after last week in Valencia, the Polish pilot suddenly ran tests in the part of Renault.Luigi Perna, a correspondent for La Gazzetta dello Sport "I Think Kubica was faster official test driver Sergey Sirotkin. The limitations associated with hand, Kubica managed to overcome. The only modification of the car Renault had a system shift to Kubica could change gear with one hand.Robert started training like crazy on the bike. He lost 10 kg. Next goal, hopefully, is another test or work on Friday in practice, one of the Grand Prix. The sensational return of Robert Kubica in Formula 1 - this is not a dream".

2017-06-14 12:44:04

Sebastian Vettel discusses a contract with Ferrari

Sebastian Vettel discusses a contract with Ferrari

The Ferrari pilot Sebastian Vettel began negotiations on a new contract with Ferrari. Team President Sergio Marchionne wants German signed a contract with a salary increase to September's Italian Grand Prix.Sebastian Vettel "the Extension of the contract is not a problem at the moment. It may sound a bit strange, but we are fully focused on the season, and so far we did not have time to talk about the future. We are all trying to maintain the current momentum.As for Pirelli, I was just asked if I wanted to test the new samples, and I immediately said Yes.I don't know if it was an advantage because the test car was completely different. We also had problems with the heating of the rubber, but that's not a problem".

2017-06-14 12:34:04

Nico Rosberg has rejected the return to Formula-1

Nico Rosberg has rejected the return to Formula-1

Champion of the season in 2016 Nico Rosberg said bluntly that he did not want to return to the Royal race.Nico Rosberg "No, I really retired. I am happy and proud of the results and successes achieved. They're good enough. Formula 1 for me in the past, and I'm going to do something new.I don't even want to go back for one Grand Prix. I would have refused. From the Formula-E I also don't refuse. Maybe I'll try in the future."Earlier, the head of Mercedes Toto Wolff said "I would not be surprised to see Nico in a Ferrari or something. He's only 31, he is still young. Maybe he'll change his mind".

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 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 10:34:04

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 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 23:54:03

Valtteri Bottas Another podium is good

Valtteri Bottas Another podium is good

Mercedes driver Valtteri Bottas finished second in the race Grand Prix of Canada, after losing to teammate twenty seconds.Valtteri Bottas "I feel great - it's another podium. I'm really happy. Glad we were able to achieve a victorious double.These points after Monaco became very important to us. We worked a lot in the team over progress, and today showed it. We had to stay ahead of Red Bull at the start, but they broke forward. Then we had to control the race with Force India.The team had a good smooth race, and brought us good points".

2017-06-11 23:44:03

Daniel ricciardo I had a lot of fun

Daniel ricciardo I had a lot of fun

Pilot Red Bull Daniel ricciardo in the race Grand Prix of Canada finished third. At the end of the race, he repulsed the attack of the pilots Force India and Sebastian Vettel.Daniel ricciardo "It was a really fun race for me. I was waiting for the checkered flag It was necessary under the onslaught of the two Force India to hold a lot of rounds without errors, with a smooth tempo and without loss of time. It was incredibly difficult, so glad I was able to go to the podium. It was very nice to drink Stewart's champagne from your Shoe and to see so many fans in front of the podium.

2017-06-11 09:34:05

Nico Now we need to attack

Nico Now we need to attack

The pilot of Renault Nico Hulkenberg showed 10-th result in qualification of the Grand Prix of Canada.Niko Hulkenberg "I am very satisfied with the tenth position, for us it was the maximum in the qualification. Yesterday we thought about what we have to recalibrate the machine, but this morning everything looked fine.Now we need to push that hard to achieve points in the race".

2017-06-11 09:34:04

Sergio Perez the Car gave me confidence

Sergio Perez the Car gave me confidence

The pilot Force India Sergio Perez in qualifying for the canadian Grand Prix showed the 8th result.Sergio Perez "I'm happy with today's performance. The car gave me confidence, and my fastest laps were clean and tidy. The eighth is a good starting position, although the strategy options are quite limited on this track, and I am sure that we will be able to achieve a decent result.It will be a challenging race, filled with fight with the cars around us. Our rate promises good points. Let's see what happens".

2017-06-10 23:04:03

Daniel Quat Perhaps the tyres did not have time to warm up

Daniel Quat Perhaps the tyres did not have time to warm up

For the pilot Toro Rosso Daniel quata the qualification of the canadian Grand Prix ended with contact with the wall. However, before that, the Russian managed to show the 11-th result.Daniil Kvyat "it is possible that the problem was associated with burnout. They don't have time to go in the desired temperature range. It's a shame, because I attacked at the limit and could make the finals. It is a pity that all this led to the collision with the wall. We really could go to the finals. This was my best lap in qualifying".The second pilot Toro Rosso Carlos Sainz showed the 13-th result.Carlos Sainz "I am very upset, because our team was ready to reach the final. I prevented the yellow flags, so I couldn't pass cleanly your quick circle. I tried to use the slipstream drive, but could not achieve this maximum. The chance to go further I just didn't have".

2017-06-10 22:54:05

Riccardo Daniel it Was fun

Riccardo Daniel it Was fun

Pilot Red Bull Daniel Riccardo in the qualification of Grand Prix of Canada was in 6-th position.Daniel ricciardo "it Was fun, more fun than in years past. I am unhappy that behind his partner. I'm upset and puzzled, because yesterday I was faster.Yesterday our team fought for position in the top three, but we knew that today won't be as fast. We don't have enough power. We have achieved the best in this situation. I would like more, but we don't have enough speed. Maybe in the race we will achieve more. I want to win, and at the start of the sixth is quite possible.

2017-06-10 22:54:04

Fernando Alonso Lap was clean and nice

Fernando Alonso Lap was clean and nice

The pilot of McLaren Fernando Alonso in qualifying for the canadian Grand Prix showed a 12-th result.Fernando Alonso "it's All right, the circle was clean, nice, no errors. We simply could not achieve more. We need more power - that's all. We were able to make progress, but so far that's all we can afford.Tomorrow I'm going to do everything I can, I'll have a good start and to break into the top ten. A good strategy and reliability will help in the fight for points".

2017-06-10 22:54:03

Niki Lauda It was a great round

Niki Lauda It was a great round

Non-Executive Director of Mercedes Niki Lauda has congratulated his driver with a victory in qualifying for the canadian Grand Prix.Niki Lauda "It was an incredible round. Very clean, without a single error. The whole team worked for this win, but Lewis showed himself a real fighter. He set the lap record is faster than him no one has ever traveled this routeThe race is tomorrow and we hope that our strategy and speed will help to fight for the victory. We really need one".

2017-06-10 22:44:06

Lance Stroll a Difficult session for the team

Lance Stroll a Difficult session for the team

The Williams driver lance Stroll following the domestic qualification of the canadian Grand Prix was on 17-th position.Lance Stroll "It was a difficult session for me and the team. Many were wrong in the first turn.I'm now waiting for a difficult race. I crashed the car, but damaged the floor that ruined my qualification. I hope tomorrow will be more positive".

2017-06-10 22:44:05

Max Verstappen It was the best for the team

Max Verstappen It was the best for the team

The pilot of Red Bull Max Verstappen in qualifying for the canadian Grand Prix showed the 5th result. The owner of the pole he lost almost a second.Max Verstappen "It was our maximum. We are pleased to be able to qualify for the finals. Mercedes was the fastest today, their engines here is simply unbeatable. But our team is satisfied with my performance, because to play better, it was unreal. Our goal in the race - 5th place. We will fight for it with anyone, even Williams.We worked hard and we are confident that we have the best car. The problem is that we don't have enough power. Would have been a better engine - would victory".

2017-06-10 22:44:04

Lewis Hamilton had a helmet of Ayrton Senna

Lewis Hamilton had a helmet of Ayrton Senna

Pilot Mercedes Lewis Hamilton won the qualification Grand Prix of Canada, equalling the record of Ayrton Senna's number of starts in the first place. The Senna family in honor of this event gave the British a real helmet three-time champion.Lewis Hamilton "Thank you for the support of the crowd. Thank you all for this, every year you give good emotions. This year, Montreal succumbed to me. I was getting faster every year, and now I've climbed this route. I drove the perfect lap is just incredible. I passed the first sector, which helped me to achieve this result .The team worked hard to prepare the car for this session, the result makes us very happy.Thank the Senna family for this incredible gift. It means a lot to me. I can't find the words".