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2017-05-25 11:14:03

Nico Rosberg I continue to follow the races

Nico Rosberg I continue to follow the races

Defending champion Nico Rosberg admitted that watching the championship events on TV.Nico Rosberg "Two children is a big responsibility and a big burden on parents. I have a lot of time to spend with his wife. But that does not prevent me to watch the racing.The first Grand Prix was really exciting for Formula 1 no one knew who would win. In addition, the fight between Mercedes and Ferrari - I want nothing more.".

2017-05-24 11:34:03

Jenson button In the simulator I twice flew into the pool

Jenson button In the simulator I twice flew into the pool

Jenson button said about his preparation for the Monaco Grand Prix in the McLaren simulator.Jenson button "I worked in the simulator on Tuesday, as well as a couple of weeks ago. I was interested to understand how it works a new car. I can say that physics is very different from what I used to work in previous years.The simulator is very realistic, especially when flying in Monaco. When in the simulator I crash into the wall, then instinctively shoot his hands off the wheel and closing the eyes with fear.Today I even fell twice to the pool. I hope this does not happen in reality. After the first turn you are climbing a mountain, where I was thrown to the right, and the car rolled down the cliff. I never fell off the mountain in the simulator. Fortunately, in reality this is unlikely".

2017-05-24 11:34:02

Honda has high hopes for Monaco

The head of Honda Yusuke Hasegawa convinced that Monaco can become the most successful Grand Prix of the year for McLaren, as engine there is almost nothing depends.Yusuke Hasegawa "In Spain two weeks ago we made some positive steps forward, but in Monaco the engine power will no longer play a decisive role, so we hope that the race will be the best of the season. This is a very technical and difficult track, the error here should not be allowed, so the machine settings will be key.This is a particularly important week for all at McLaren-Honda. Not only that, we're going to Monaco, the jewel in Formula 1, so we still have a race with Jenson Button. In addition, we will work with Fernando Alonso in Indy 500".Last year the McLaren drivers finished in Monaco at 5th and 9th positions.

2017-05-24 10:44:03

Zach brown I'm Sure a lot of button sets for the next race

The head of McLaren Zac brown believes that Jenson button wants to achieve much from the race Grand Prix Monaco.Zach brown "I Think Jenson is counting on Monaco. He was on the base last week and worked in the simulator. He knows Monaco, he won there, he spent in Formula 1 for more than 17 years and has missed only four races. He's not the pilot who had retired and had not flown for several years.I'm sure he knows what to do, and many support his choice. I heard comments about Webber, but I don't think he ever said on the subject".Previously mark Webber said that the button is not serious about a performance in Monaco, because he knows about the reliability issues McLaren MCL32.

2017-05-23 13:24:03

Jenson button Feeling unreal

Jenson button Feeling unreal

The Monaco Grand Prix in the composition of McLaren will give Jenson button. For the 2009 champion is the only race this season.Jenson button "I Feel a bit unreal to the opportunity to sit in the cockpit of a Formula 1 car. When I called Eric bulge, I do not doubt your choice is quite a unique situation and a great opportunity. I look forward to the start of practices on Thursday, and race is just crazyThe track in Monaco is truly unique, so work with the settings takes a long time. You have to work with the fine settings, optimizing all the little things. To admit ahead of the Grand Prix has always been one of my favorites.Although I haven't worked behind the wheel MCL32, I feel well prepared. Of course, I know very well this track, and has done a great job in the simulator McLaren. I trained my body is incredibly hard, speaking in triathlons around the world. I look forward to working with the team and will do anything to look after the car, Fernando"Jenson won in Monaco in 2009.

2017-05-23 12:04:02

Lewis Hamilton In Monaco, it is important psychologically to gather

Lewis Hamilton In Monaco, it is important psychologically to gather

Two-time winner of the Monaco Grand Prix Lewis Hamilton believes that in the narrow streets of the Principality you need to brace yourself not to be nervous.Lewis Hamilton "This is a route that requires pilots to maximum concentration and good nerves. You have to be quick and precise in their actions.I stand there for a long time. I spend a lot of time at the factory with the engineers to understand the past of the race. Just last night I was driving on the highway in his car and imagined the trajectory. It's hard, but it helps to get used to the ring.This weekend the new machines wider and faster than last year's, fighting them will be harder. Find the limit - it will be a real challenge. I'm sure this weekend pilots will often encounter barriers.The most important thing in Monaco is to learn to walk before you start Jogging. You need to step up the pace to the final qualification to be ready to leap".

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 11:44:03

Mario Isola The softest compounds - the obvious choice for Monaco

The head of Pirelli Mario Isola commented on the selection of teams for the upcoming Monaco Grand Prix.Mario Isola "Three of the most soft composition - the obvious choice for Monaco, but they still give a lot of opportunities for strategic change, because wear and degradation are extremely low. This will allow teams to choose when and what part of them to make his only pit stop. This is the first Grand Prix, where pilots could choose their own tires, and, as expected, the vast majority chose Ul. These tires will be used in the qualification and in the race".

2017-05-23 10:14:06

Carlos Sainz I love the track in Monaco

Carlos Sainz I love the track in Monaco

The pilot Toro Rosso Carlos Sainz admitted that he really like the track in Monaco and this weekend will host the next Grand Prix.Carlos Sainz "Monaco is a track that I really like from my first visit here in 2013. Remember, as Fernando told me some secrets and tricks that I still use during the race. To work in Monaco is very difficult because of the closely located walls. There is danger at every step.It is extremely important to perform well in qualifying, because to overtake here almost impossible. It is qualifications would be the hardest day during this Grand Prix".Double-Sainz started in Monaco and twice finished in the points 10th in 2015 and 8th in 2016.

2017-05-22 17:44:03

In Monaco McLaren will bring a range of updates

In Monaco McLaren will bring a range of updates

During the Spanish Grand Prix the McLaren team used the first package of important updates, and he allowed Fernando Alonso qualify seventh. The second package is expected during the upcoming Monaco Grand Prix.Eric bulge, racing Director at McLaren "We rebuilt the team and now it gives its effect. In Spain we used a new front and rear spoilers, modified plate, and the results on the track coincided with the results in the wind tunnel at 95.In the updates prepared in the wind tunnel and in the stands, we see serious potential. In Spain we introduced the first pack and the second will appear in Monaco".Recall that in Monaco the place Fernando Alonso is the champion of 2009, Jenson button.

2017-05-22 10:54:04

Pastor Maldonado I was able to return to racing

Pastor Maldonado I was able to return to racing

Ex-Formula 1 driver Pastor Maldonado, winner of the Grand Prix of Spain 2012, said that he could return to the Royal race.Pastor Maldonado "I Have experience, and I had to return this year. I was very close to returning, but decided not to. I didn't want to play for the team that couldn't guarantee the fight for points and podiums. It is better not to speak at all than to play at this level".Maldonado competed in Formula 1 in 2011-2015, the Pastor lost his place in the championship after losing sponsorship.

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.

2017-05-20 10:34:04

Head of Mercedes We are not aiming to make the Bottom of the second pilot

Head of Mercedes We are not aiming to make the Bottom of the second pilot

Head of Mercedes Toto Wolff said that his team is not going to make Valtteri Bottas pilot number two.Toto Wolff "Yes, the gap is now quite large after the Grand Prix of Spain. But we only had five races and there is still fifteen, so we have no reason to separate the pilots by the numbers. Not at such an early stage of the season.No, we will continue to work as before. Then we'll see."After five races on account of Lewis Hamilton 98 points, while Bottas only 63. However, in the last race and Valtteri was down due to machine failure.

2017-05-20 10:14:04

In Haas changed the coloring of the machines

In Haas changed the coloring of the machines

The Haas team has demonstrated the design of its new racing livery, which will debut on the track during the Monaco Grand Prix.Now the red color in the livery will be replaced by gray. So it will be until the end of season 2017. During the last race in Spain Haas has already made slight changes to its livery to match the updated regulation on identification numbers and the names of the pilots on the machines. Now the design work will be completed.The head of Haas and Gunther Steiner "Gray replaced the red, except for the angular labels on the back of the car, which is a trademark of Haas F1 Team. This red lettering is and always will be just that. A new coloring book characterizes our way of life. This is a new image that fits within the requirements of the FIA".

2017-05-19 12:54:05

Red Bull hopes to update the Renault

Red Bull Renault is waiting for the updates that was postponed indefinitely for reasons of reliability.In Barcelona, the former Champions thanks to the updated car took a small step forward, lifting myself to the leaders of the championship, Mercedes and Ferrari, but the gap is still large.Sports consultant to Red Bull Helmut Marko "We were able to eliminate about 60 of the gap from the leaders. Of course, we hope fully will catch up with Mercedes and Ferrari before the Grand Prix of Austria".

2017-05-18 13:04:03

Pastor Maldonado I like the new championship

Pastor Maldonado I like the new championship

Ex-Formula 1 driver Pastor Maldonado after the Grand Prix of Spain admitted that the updated championship he loves.Recall that it was in Spain five years ago, the Venezuelan won his only career Formula 1 win for team Williams.Pastor Maldonado "I like it. The struggle in the championship is very tight. Ferrari became competitive. Hopefully we will see a tough season until the last race.And I'm not going back. I was just visiting our old friends and enjoy the races from the stands. I remember his win in Spain, so I am glad to come to this Grand Prix.I now devote 100 of their time with the family and enjoy this".

2017-05-16 13:54:03

Fernando Alonso to Drive at the limit is still difficult

Fernando Alonso to Drive at the limit is still difficult

After the Grand Prix of Spain Fernando Alonso went to Indianapolis, where he will continue preparations for the Indy 500. The Spaniard admitted that to pilot the car IndyCar at maximum speeds still terrible.Fernando Alonso "I understand that qualifying lap and the race are different. I was allowed to drive without speed limits, but I'm still scared to go at 400 km/h Leg just releases the gas pedal.The speed is simply incredible. Any pilot loves the feeling of adrenaline, and I just revel in. I think that then I will be only easier.

2017-05-16 13:24:07

Lewis Hamilton It's Valtteri won me the race in Spain

Lewis Hamilton It's Valtteri won me the race in Spain

Pilot Mercedes Lewis Hamilton admitted that only thanks to Valtteri Bottas, he was able to win the race Grand Prix of Spain.Lewis Hamilton "it's Great to fight with the other team -it's much nicer than fighting with your partner, since there is no DC voltage. In Sochi, where he won Valtteri, I was very happy for him. I don't have any feelings of envy or disappointment. He did a great job and deserved the result.Valtteri played a huge role in the fight for victory in Spain. Without him I would not be able to achieve first place. He won me the race."After one of the pit stops Sebastian Vettel was behind Bottas. To overtake the Mercedes driver just does not work, and during that time managed to catch up with Hamilton.

2017-05-15 16:44:03

Young fans visiting the Ferrari

Young fans visiting the Ferrari

One of the heroes of the broadcast of the Grand Prix of Spain became a six-year-old Frenchman Thomas Daniel, trapped in the boxes Ferrari.Tom, along with his parents came to Barcelona from French Amiens to cheer for Ferrari. However, already in the first round of fighting has left Kimi Raikkonen, what six-year-old cheerleader was very upset. A frustrated fan called into the pits to Ferrari, where he received a baseball cap Finnish pilot.

2017-05-15 13:34:03

Adrian Newey Our new car

Adrian Newey Our new car

On the eve of the Grand Prix of Spain all talked about the fact that Red Bull is preparing a new version of the machine. Technical team Director Adrian Newey said that in fact prepared a number of updates.Adrian Newey "I've heard what they say about us. But actually this is not a new car, not half new. It's usual update. The media have exaggerated what he saw. We're just getting some updates and not a new car.The last two years, I'm pretty actively involved in other projects, so it's hard for me to communicate with my colleagues in Formula 1. I think that now is the time to fix it.Of course, problems with the suspension early in the season played a role but not the main. We are lagging behind, because all took a step forward, not just our team".

2017-05-15 13:24:06

Chapter Ferrari Very sorry for the end result

Chapter Ferrari Very sorry for the end result

The head of Ferrari, Maurizio Arrivabene admitted that he was very disappointed for the final result of the Grand Prix of Spain.Maurizio Arrivabene "Very sorry for the end result, but we leave Spain, knowing that you can count on reliable and very fast car in future races. Vettel was good from the beginning, he was able to show good pace and skill throughout the course. It is a pity that he had to give up the lead in the race. All because of a long zone DRS and a fresh set of Software.Race Kimi did not last long as he fell already in the first round. It's a race and we need to keep our concentration because we know that there is still a lot of races, and each of them will affect the outcome of the championship".

2017-05-15 13:24:05

Honda the Result is disappointing

Honda the Result is disappointing

The head of Honda Yusuke Hasegawa admitted that his team was upset by the results of the Grand Prix of Spain.Yusuke Hasegawa "After a good result in qualifying, after a magnificent speech Fernando at his home Grand Prix, today's result was disappointing for the whole team. Fernando was good, despite the unfortunate incident on the first lap. He didn't give up throughout the race, showed encouraging pace car. I am disappointed as, in my opinion, today we were competitive enough to get points.We will see Monaco, and there will be a good opportunity to achieve your goals".

2017-05-15 13:14:03

The head of Red Bull Lonely race for ricciardo

Head Red Bull Christian Horner commented on the results of the race in Spain for their team.Christian Horner "Daniel had a great race, almost alone. Sorry, we didn't have enough speed to fight with the leaders. We obviously benefited from the gathering of Bottas, so Riccardo owes its first year, the podium exactly Valtteri. Max started well, but became a victim of unfortunate circumstances in the first turn. Bottas crashed into Kimi, which, in turn, demolished our pilot.We understand that a lot of work ahead. Our package of upgrades is not ideal. Now we look to the future, the most prestigious race in the calendar, the Monaco Grand Prix. I hope that we can show there is a good show".

2017-05-15 11:24:06

Stoffel Vandorn I didn't expect that the Mass will be in the rotation

Stoffel Vandorn I didn't expect that the Mass will be in the rotation

The pilot of McLaren Stoffel Vandorn went the distance of the race Grand Prix of Spain after a collision with the car Felipe Mass.Stoffel Vandorn "I haven't seen the incident with the Mass on TV. I was not expecting that Felipe will be there. I think I left him enough space. But, unfortunately, we collided and my front wheel broke - it was the end of my race. I don't want to accuse anyone and, in my personal opinion, it was just a racing incident.Overtaking Jolyon Palmer became my first this season, so at least I got something useful from the race. The fact that this overtaking was so successful, shows that our package of upgrades is good, but its still not enough to combat the other teams. We have made a step, and hopefully we'll do a couple of steps ahead of the Monaco Grand Prix".

2017-05-15 11:24:05

Kevin Magnussen I'm annoyed

Kevin Magnussen I'm annoyed

The pilot Haas Kevin Magnussen due to a puncture on the last laps of the race Grand Prix of Spain have lost the chance to finish in the points.Kevin Magnussen "It's frustrating, because I could be in the glasses, because the team could finish with two cars in the top ten.I had some contact with Cuatom. I would have been fine, but the car had a puncture. I did everything I could, and glasses could be a good reward for labor. I am very disappointed that you did not".

2017-05-15 10:54:03

Niko This result was a reward

Niko This result was a reward

The pilot of Renault Nico Hulkenberg in the race Grand Prix of Spain finished sixth and received 8 points - exactly what earned the team the whole of last season.Nico Hulkenberg "It's sixth place was a reward for our team. I will not argue, we were very lucky that the pilots of the faster teams ran into trouble soon after the start. We just successfully took advantage of this circumstance and did a great job during the pit stops. We are pleased to be able to stay ahead of Sauber and to reduce the gap against direct rivals".

2017-05-14 21:24:03

Fernando Alonso the Race didn't go as planned

Fernando Alonso the Race didn't go as planned

After starting with 7-th position the pilot of McLaren Fernando Alonso finished only 12th. the Spaniard admitted that the outcome of a home Grand Prix its not like.Fernando Alonso "the Race didn't go as we planned. We were a bit unlucky with the contact at the second corner with Felipe Massa, and then we're stuck with Daniel Cuatom, costing us time and positions. But we didn't have the pace to fight for points, to be honest. I'm a bit disappointed, but at least we finished the race, and hopefully this is the first sign of our return to the top.Tomorrow at nine in the morning I have to be in the United States, and at 12 noon I'll be in the car for the first IndyCar practice. Now I have 14 hours to rest, nine of which will be spent on the plane. In two weeks I'll only be thinking about the upcoming race".

2017-05-14 21:14:02

Felipe Massa I am disappointed

Felipe Massa I am disappointed

Pilot Williams Felipe Massa after a successful qualification finished the race Grand Prix of Spain only 13-th position. A lot of the time, the Brazilian lost because of a puncture on the first lap of the race.Felipe Massa "I am very disappointed I have had a fantastic start, I was able to overtake Perez and Alonso, but in the first corner and collided with Fernando. This encounter ruined my race.We had a great opportunity to finish fourth. I could do it because the race pace we had high. It's a shame that we lost so many points in this race".