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2017-11-24 12:14:03

McLaren were allowed to use a second machine on the tests in Abu Dhabi

On tests in Abu Dhabi team McLaren will exhibit two cars, while the rest of the championship will only work with one car.As you know, the McLaren team had to carry out tyre tests after the Grand Prix of Brazil, however, it was canceled for safety reasons. At the request of Pirelli, the FIA allowed the British command to use a second machine in Abu Dhabi as a compensation for the missed tests in Interlagos.It is expected that both days behind the wheel of the second car McLaren is going to work Lando Norris.

2017-11-22 10:34:03

The Dutch government has chosen a wait and see attitude

Dutch sports Minister Bruno Bruins said that the government would wait and watch the situation before you decide to participate in the tender at the Grand Prix.Last week in the feasibility study it was concluded that there is no reason why Guests should not take Fomrula-1 in the future.But the source of Dutch News reports that the Bruins stated in Parliament that the study was only an initial phase. Therefore, he will not ask the Ministry of sport of the Netherlands about the decision.Bruins said the next step would be negotiations between Zandvoort, Liberty and the FIA. Only then we can talk about next steps.

2017-11-20 13:24:03

Abu Dhabi debuts new logo, Formula 1

Abu Dhabi debuts new logo, Formula 1

The owners of Fomrula-1 has recently registered several new logos Formula 1. One of them, according to the expert Joe Savar, will be used during the upcoming Grand Prix of Abu Dhabi.Joe saver "In the old logo, no one noticed the number "1" - all saw only the letter "F". New versions of the logo, not as dynamic, but they have another problem. Let's see whether they will help raise the level of sales of Souvenirs.As far as I know, the decision has been made, and the new logo will be used in Abu Dhabi".Below the options of logos that have been registered by the company Liberty, owner of the championship.

2017-11-17 11:14:03

A champion Ferrari Michael Schumacher sold for 7.5 million

A champion Ferrari Michael Schumacher sold for 7.5 million

Car Ferrari F2001 which Michael Schumacher was in early 2001 and won the Monaco Grand Prix, was sold at auction Sotheby'ss for 7.5 million.The organizers of the auction expected in the amount of 5.5 million, but in the end the amount was two million more. Before this most expensive car was Schumacher's Ferrrari F2004, which in 2005 was sold for 3.2 million.

2017-11-16 21:34:03

In Zandvoort is ready to host the Grand Prix of the Netherlands

The owners of the track of Zandvoort believe that they are ready for the Grand Prix of Holland. This statement emerged from the Dutch News, which says that there are no insurmountable organizational, technical or logistical reasons why the League could not again hold races at this track.In the report of the company Decisio says Zandvoort only need to modify a little bit the track.The representative Decisio "This is a must do if you come more than 100,000 people, but it's doable.The adaptation of the infrastructure can be completed within a year, but we still have to form a consortium and get into the calendar.We are not going to make any assessments".

2017-11-15 12:44:03

Red Bull we Will collect the car from debris

The head of the team Red Bull's Christian Horner admitted that there are indeed problems with spare parts for power units of Renault.Christian Horner "Obviously, the Grand Prix in Abu Dhabi will become for us a TV show where a car is assembled from garbage. Let's hope that our power plant has not been damaged in Brazil.To be honest, Renault mechanics should be praised - they work wonders in conditions of restricted stock of parts able to assemble a working engine."Problems with spare parts have a Junior team Toro Rosso. In the course of the weekend in Brazil there's even a set of turbines which formerly stood on the factory Renault cars.

2017-11-15 12:24:04

Antonio Giovinazzi refuses dreams to be in Formula-1

Antonio Giovinazzi refuses dreams to be in Formula-1

Antonio Giovinazzi admitted that he still hopes to return to Formula 1 with Ferrari. We will remind that this year the Italian has helped Sauber, replacing an injured Pascal Wehrlein.Antonio Giovinazzi "This year has given me more than I expected. I do not deny that after a great year in GP2, I feel ready to participate in a full season in Formula 1. But now I feel even more prepared than last winter.In Australia, I had a great time, but China was the worst Grand Prix for me in the career of a pilot. Error happened to me on the stage when I was under pressure from the press. After this criticism was rife. Maybe in China I set goals that were unattainable. But that disappointment helped me grow.I understand that Formula 1 is not football, where you can play for different teams. Here only 20 seats for all pilots in the world, but I always thought that there may be at the level of Vettel and Hamilton".

2017-11-14 13:24:03

In the Red Bull want to keep ricciardo

In the Red Bull want to keep ricciardo

As you know, the Red Bull team has extended the contract with max Verstappen until the end of 2020. Now the Austrians want the same term to extend the agreement with Daniel Riccardo.Christian Horner, head of the team Red Bull "We really wanted and we extended the contract with Verstappen until 2020. Now we want to do the same with ricciardo. His contract ends at the end of next year, but after the upcoming Grand Prix of Abu Dhabi we are ready to discuss with him the details of the new agreement. We want to keep our pair of pilots for the next three years.

2017-11-14 13:04:03

In Pirelli has cancelled tests in Brazil for attempted robbery

This week in Brazil had to go through the tyre tests Pirelli with the participation of the team McLaren and its backup pilot Lando Norris. But the event was canceled after the attempted robbery Pirelli engineers.In a statement, Pirelli said "After the attempted robbery and a series of similar incidents that took place during the Brazilian Grand Prix, it was decided to cancel the joint with McLaren tests, scheduled for 14 and 15 November.This decision agreed with McLaren and the FIA, it is made in the interests of safety of employees of McLaren and Pirelli".

2017-11-13 06:34:04

Roman Grosjean received two penalty points

On the first lap of the race in Brazil Roman Grosjean crashed into Esteban's Windows, which the pilot Force India has gone.Even during the race Grosjean earned a 10-second penalty, which worked during the pit stop. After the finish the stewards of the Brazilian Grand Prix gave the Frenchman two penalty points.

2017-11-12 21:34:07

Kimi Raikkonen the Balance was terrible

Pilot Ferrari Kimi Raikkonen in the race Grand Prix of Brazil finished third, four seconds behind the winner. In the end the Finn had to defend from the attacks of Lewis Hamilton.Kimi Raikkonen "it was difficult for Me during this race. I am unhappy with the balance of the car. Until the pit stop I struggled with the machine and lost time. Only on new tires I was able to attack and reduce the gap, but it was too late.I caught up with Lewis, and began a long struggle in the last laps, but I was able to stay in front. We all finished very close.

2017-11-12 21:34:04

Sebastian Vettel I controlled the race

The Ferrari pilot Sebastian Vettel won the race Grand Prix of Brazil, ahead of nearest rival by two seconds.Sebastian Vettel "It was a good start. I knew that I had nothing to lose at the start. I attacked the first corner on the inside. The fight against Bottas was very dense, but short. I was able to overtake him, and then simply maintained his lead. After the safety car I attacked in full force, and controlled the race.I'm happy for the team, happy for myself. This was an important race for us, because we all worked hard during this race to fight for victory. We have a break until the Grand Prix of Abu Dhabi, but we definitely will not. During the race I had a lot of work with rubber, to control its flow, to keep pace, but we did it".

2017-11-12 08:44:03

Fernando Alonso Today I'm happy with the 7th position

Fernando Alonso Today I'm happy with the 7th position

The pilot of McLaren Fernando Alonso in qualifying for the Brazilian Grand Prix showed the seventh result, which after the fine Daniel Riccardo will become the sixth starting position.Fernando Alonso "Today, I'm happy with the 7th position, especially because the fight was difficult. The conditions were very difficult you see the rain drops on the helmet visor, and it's a little comforting. Even when wet asphalt, we need to trust what your machine is doing. Your mind is in this car can't help you.Yesterday we were not happy with its balance and performance, but today the machine is activated and we become more competitive. The sixth position is a fantastic starting position to fight for points. But we know that Hamilton and ricciardo will break up the tail of the peloton. I will try to defend as long as you can. It doesn't rain tomorrow, but if it was, something to fight for points it would be much easier".

2017-11-12 08:34:06

Felipe Massa I was not able to show a good lap because of one pilot

Felipe Massa I was not able to show a good lap because of one pilot

Pilot Williams Felipe Massa through to the final qualification of the Grand Prix of Brazil, which showed 10-th result. To achieve the best, according to the Brazilian, he was not allowed Carlos Sainz from Renault.Felipe Massa "I was pleased with the qualification, or rather, the first two rounds. I was not able to show a good lap because of one pilot that is specifically not allowed me to finish the job. It was really disappointing.I think that if you make a mistake, all right then, but it was not a mistake. I'm really disappointed on the last lap it was raining, and I'm not going to give up. And I believe that my result could be much better".

2017-11-12 08:34:05

Niko Hulkenberg the machine is good

Niko Hulkenberg the machine is good

The pilot of Renault Nico Hulkenberg at the end of qualifying for the Brazilian Grand Prix was on the 8th position.Nico Hulkenberg "Today our result and the car was equally good. I can be happy with yourself and your rate. We had great rounds in the final.Of course, I'd like a little more rain to the peloton mixed up, but that didn't happen. Well, the goal for tomorrow is to finish in the points. This is a reasonable goal, but we have to fight with the pilots Force India, McLaren and Williams. Let's see what happens in the race".

2017-11-12 08:34:04

Sergio Perez I'm happy with this result

Sergio Perez I'm happy with this result

The pilot Force India Sergio Perez in qualifying Grand Prix of Brazil was sixth.Sergio Perez "I am very satisfied with today's result, especially considering how hard it was to work in tandem with the latest qualifications. It was a good fight, because the final was very hard, but I managed in difficult conditions to be sixth. This is our high for today.I have to say "thank you" to the team for all the latest upgrades, because they help us to fight for the finals. The engineers worked so hard and today's result was their merit. I'm glad to be back in the fight in the third round, and I now look forward to the race. Let's see if the rain will go - it will help us to achieve our goals".

2017-11-12 08:24:04

Daniel ricciardo Mysterious Saturday

Daniel ricciardo Mysterious Saturday

Pilot Red Bull Daniel Riccardo in qualifying for the Brazilian Grand Prix showed the 5-th result, but will lose ten positions for the replacement of elements of the power plant.Riccardo Daniel "What a weird Saturday. Usually we played poorly on Friday, but worked fine in qualifying, but this time it was different. Yes, and the last set of tires in the third round caused a vibration of the car. I just could not work to the extreme.I hope that tomorrow we will be able to start on the tyres that will not behave this way. I think in the race we will have a good car. If I catch up with Lewis, that he can encourage me to fight for higher positions. Go together".

2017-11-11 23:44:03

Kimi Raikkonen I could do better

Kimi Raikkonen I could do better

In qualifying for the Brazilian Grand Prix Kimi Raikkonen showed the third result, losing time pole position by two tenths of a second.Kimi Raikkonen "I'm Sure could be better, but is having problems with the heating of the rubber. The last lap was good, but it still was not enough for good result.Tomorrow will be a long race, and we will do our best. In addition, can make their own adjustments and weather conditions".

2017-11-11 23:04:03

Sebastian Vettel We're faster than Bottas on the long series of circles

Sebastian Vettel We're faster than Bottas on the long series of circles

Only 38 thousandths of a second, Sebastian Vettel lost Valtteri bottas in the fight for pole position for the Brazilian Grand Prix.Sebastian Vettel in an interview with Sky Sports "All is well, although I would like to be ahead. Am I too late started to slow down in the first turn, causing lost time. The rest of the circle I drove well, but it was not enough to win.I lost only three hundredths of a second, and in such cases I think that could easily beat the opponent. But I know that we're faster than Bottas on the long series of circles. Let's see what happens in the race".

2017-11-11 18:34:03

Lance Stroll could miss qualification

In Saturday practice of the Brazilian Grand Prix Williams lance Stroll refused already in the first lap. It is possible that the canadian will miss the qualification.At the moment Williams mechanics are changing the powerplant and the transmission on the car Stroll.Press service of Williams "because of problems encountered by car lance during practice, you need to replace the engine and transmission. The team is making every effort to prepare the car for qualifying".

2017-11-11 12:04:03

Sauber can call the pilots in Abu Dhabi

The head of the team Sauber Frederic Vasseur said that the pilots on the season-2018 may be called during the final Grand Prix of Abu Dhabi. It is expected that his place will retain Marcus Ericsson and his partner will be one of the protg Ferrari or Charles LeClair, or, less likely, Antonio Giovinazzi.Frederic Vasseur "I hope that we will be able to call the pilots in Abu Dhabi. Of course, we have time before the Grand Prix of Australia, but we do not want to delay the matter.Leclere copes with his work. In Friday practice to work difficult, but he showed stable and high speed".

2017-11-11 09:44:05

Kimi Raikkonen It's only Friday

Kimi Raikkonen It's only Friday

Pilot Ferrari Kimi Raikkonen on the results practices Grand Prix of Brazil was in sixth position.Kimi Raikkonen "It was only Friday, and as always, we continue to try different things to learn and to progress. Tyres will play a key role in the upcoming race. Victory will depend on how long you will be able to pass the bus and how effectively they will work in the beginning of the race with full tanks.I felt some vibration in the beginning of my work, but it's all normal, it happens sometimes. We don't know what the weather will do in the remaining days, but the conditions are the same for everyone. We not in forces to change something".

2017-11-11 09:44:03

Carlos Sainz I feel like I've made progress

Carlos Sainz I feel like I've made progress

The pilot of Renault Carlos Sainz in the practice of the Brazilian Grand Prix showed 11-th result.Carlos Sainz "It was a positive day for me, because every time out to the track, I felt I had made progress. During the day, I got more confidence in working with the machine. Well, today I have completed your program. I am sure that tomorrow I will be able to fight for more good results together with the team".

2017-11-11 09:34:05

Max Verstappen, Everything is in order

Max Verstappen, Everything is in order

The pilot of Red Bull Max Verstappen Grand Prix of Brazil finished in 5th position with a gap of four-tenths of a second.Max Verstappen "Everything is in order. The result could be a little better if the balance was better, but, overall, it was a decent day. I struggled trying to cope with morning challenges, and we managed to progress to the afternoon work.A short series on the Supersoft look is not very good, but we can still fix this. Of course, I always want to be even faster, especially when Mercedes is faster than us. We have a chance to gain a foothold among the leaders, but we need to slow down in his work".

2017-11-11 09:34:04

Lewis Hamilton a good day

Lewis Hamilton a good day

Pilot Mercedes Lewis Hamilton showed the best result in practices the Grand Prix of Brazil.Lewis Hamilton "It was a good day. It was great to get out to the track and try the new speed, since this year's cars are much faster. Chase then became physically more difficult than in years past. It's just great.Today we tried a long series of circles and short. But the range here is very small, so to warm up the rubber need to go through sometimes two extra round. Overall, I was happy with everything. We are very close to another victory.

2017-11-11 09:34:03

Roman Grosjean We had a lot to experience

Roman Grosjean We had a lot to experience

Haas pilot Roman Grosjean on the results practices Grand Prix of Brazil was on the 15th position.Roman Grosjean "It was a decent Friday. I was able to drive many laps, testing different settings and some novelties. The morning went well but we had a lot of time to spend in the pits.In any case, the good news is that we had a dry Friday, although everyone thought that it will rain. Today we did our best to work with the settings".

2017-11-11 09:14:05

Sebastian Vettel We drove more laps than expected

Sebastian Vettel We drove more laps than expected

The Ferrari pilot Sebastian Vettel on the results practices Grand Prix of Brazil was in fourth position. The leaders of the German lost three tenths of a second.Sebastian Vettel "I think in the end we drove around more than initially expected, as we all expected it to rain that day. It was great today to go so many laps, but the team still need to work on balance, which will automatically increase our qualifying pace.I think the defeat of our main competitors will not be easy. Will see where we are tomorrow.

2017-11-11 09:14:04

Riccardo Daniel I'm happy Friday

Riccardo Daniel I'm happy Friday

Daniel ricciardo in the practice of the Brazilian Grand Prix showed the 3rd result. After qualifying Red Bull racing pilots will be fined in the form of loss of ten positions.Riccardo Daniel "I am very pleased with this Friday. We looked competitive. Long runs look promising, but Mercedes are the clear favorites. We can still improve tomorrow, but the opponents are not standing still.We don't need to change much settings and so good. I think we are going to compete with Ferrari than with the Germans. If it would rain, it could change the picture, and in the root. If I can get pole position, it is slightly easier on yourself, because of the penalty I will have to start from the depths of the peloton".

2017-11-11 09:14:03

Esteban We were able to take a step forward

Esteban We were able to take a step forward

The pilot Force India Esteban Windows in the practice of the Brazilian Grand Prix showed the 7th result.Esteban Windows "I'm happy today. This morning the car was not in the best condition, but we made a big step forward during the second practice. Now the car feels much better, so that is another good work from the team that made the right decisions throughout the day. We need to continue to improve tomorrow and hopefully we will be able to fight for the finals of qualification.To work on the track was very hard physically because it was so hot and humid, a bit like Singapore. I wasn't expecting it, and it was one of the worst days this year".