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2017-12-15 11:44:04

Formula 1 thinking about the girls on the grid

Formula 1 thinking about the girls on the grid

Sports Director of the championship Ross brown said that considering the question of whether the presence of girls on the starting grid of Formula 1.Ross Brawn "We are studying this topic. We want to take into account the views of all parties, because there are people who like this tradition, and there are those who oppose".Formula 1 has already conducted the experiment on replacement of girls to guys during the Monaco Grand Prix 2015. The Formula 1 drivers didn't like it.Then Sebastian Vettel commented "Where are the girls It's just disgusting I'm going to start looking for a girl to my room and here are the boys Before everything was fine. I don't understand why it was necessary to break such a fine tradition of Formula 1".

2017-12-15 11:04:04

Lewis Hamilton does not want the triple crown

Lewis Hamilton does not want the triple crown

Lewis Hamilton admitted that he wants to emulate Fernando Alonso in the fight for the triple crown of Motorsport. The Spaniard already has a victory in the Monaco Grand Prix, and now he wants to earn a victory in the Indy 500 and the 24 hours of Le Mans. The only winner of the triple crown is compatriot Hamilton and Graham hill.Lewis Hamilton "Today is very difficult to do something unique in Motorsport. In the past, there were pilots who were in several different categories, but I have no desire to do it.I admire what Alonso wants to do, but for me Formula 1 is the maximum experience which can get the pilot.I have other qualities and projects in which I am interested and which I am satisfied. In the coming years you will see what it is, but it's more than race. Once I hang the helmet on a nail. But my contribution will definitely be appreciated by the audience".

2017-12-14 10:24:04

Pierre went Out hoping for opportunities Honda

Pierre went Out hoping for opportunities Honda

The French pilot of the Toro Rosso Pierre went Out hoping the Honda engine in 2018 will help him to fight for points in every race.Pierre went Out "I Hope we will have the potential to fight for points almost every weekend. But with the arrival of Honda is changing a lot, so today it is difficult to understand the potential that we will have during the season. We have to wait for the February tests.I was able to talk to Alain Prost and Jean Alesi, and they told me that the home Grand Prix will be a special moment that will need to savor, because this race is held only once a year.With the Renault engine went Out and has not earned any points.

2017-12-13 16:34:04

Nico Rosberg and Timo Glock will replace Niki Lauda

Non-Executive Director of Mercedes Niki Lauda decided to leave the role of expert TV channel RTL F1, so there were rumors that German television could lose the right to broadcast the events of the championship.But now Bild newspaper reported that negotiations RTL and Liberty Media completed successfully.But a spokesman for RTL insisted "I can not confirm this fact. There is no contract, we're not ready yet".However, it is argued that the former Formula 1 drivers Nico Rosberg and Timo Glock will alternate between a Grand Prix to replace Lauda.

2017-12-12 15:54:03

Robert Kubica Before and after the accident

Robert Kubica Before and after the accident

Robert Kubica's life was divided into two parts before and after the unfortunate accident in early 2011. But now he claims a place in Williams, and we decided to recall the development of career Polish pilot.2006 2005 Kubica with a huge advantage won the World series by Renault, for which he received a reward in the form of test driving the French Formula 1 race car. Many of the teams drew attention to Robert, but the first contract test pilot for 21-year-old pole has signed with BMW-Sauber. He trusted the tests and Friday practice, during which he showed good results. All went to the fact that in the season of 2007, Kubica will become a combat pilot of this team.However, the debut took place in 2006 when leader of the BMW-Sauber Jacques Villeneuve fell out with the leadership and left the team. In the first race in Hungary Robert ahead in qualifying experienced partner nick Heidfeld finished seventh, but from-for underweight and was disqualified. But a month later, at the Grand Prix of Italy in Monza, Kubica climbed to the third step of the podium.

2017-12-06 16:24:03

About Pirelli tyre Superhard We decided to err

About Pirelli tyre Superhard We decided to err

Next season line of tires for Formula 1 will be expanded added the softest type Gipersoft and the hard Superhard. True, not the fact that the latest type of rubber we will see during the Grand Prix.All types of rubber became softer, and the same Superhard is still Hard. Last year it was only used during the Grand Prix of Spain.Mario Isola, the head of the sports division Pirelli "We decided to err. Most times, we won't use Superhard in the race. Just know how rapid will be a new car, how much will increase the load on the tire in turns. We are counting on the tires Hard, but if we get another more rigid type of rubber".

2017-12-06 11:34:04

Statistics season 2017 the best circles

Statistics season 2017 the best circles

Last season, eight of the pilots were able to show the best lap time during the race. The most distinguished champion Lewis Hamilton, for which he received the honorary prize of the DHL Fastest Lap. Last season the trophy went to Nico Rosberg.Best circles in the season 2017, the pilots1. Lewis Hamilton, Mercedes - 72. Sebastian Vettel, The Ferrari - 53. Kimi Raikkonen, Ferrari - 2 Valtteri Bottas, Mercedes - 25. Sergio Perez, Force India - 1 Fernando Alonso, McLaren - 1 Daniel ricciardo, Red Bull - 1 Max Verstappen, Red Bull - 1U Raikkonen is now 45 best circles, and for this indicator, the Finn ranks second in the entire history of the championship. First with a large margin is Michael Schumacher with an incredible result in 77 laps. The Hamilton 38 laps, and he takes the 4th place.Best circles in the season of 2017, commands1. Mercedes - 92. Ferrari - 73. Red Bull - 24. Force India - 1 McLaren - McLaren 1V while dreaming of podiums, but every year Alonso celebrated one of the best around. This time it was at the Grand Prix of Hungary.

2017-12-05 16:04:04

Statistics season 2017 pole position

Statistics season 2017 pole position

If last season the Mercedes team has won 20 of qualifications, this time its the pilots only earned 15 pole positions. A large part of the victories on account of Lewis Hamilton.The pole position of the season-2017 pilots1. Lewis Hamilton, Mercedes - 112. Sebastian Vettel, The Ferrari - 43. Valtteri Bottas, Mercedes - 44. Kimi Raikkonen, Ferrari 1 in his career earned the pole position, Bottas. And his compatriot, who plays for Ferrari, started from pole position for the first time since 2008The pole position in the season 2017, commands1. Mercedes - 152. Ferrari 5 comparison with last year, the Red Bull team was left without poles. But in the Ferrari after last year's lull won five qualifications. And in Monaco both drivers of the Scuderia started with the first line, for the first time since the Grand Prix of France 2008.Quick pole in the truest sense of the word came from Hamilton in Spa. The Briton drove a lap with an average speed of 245.867 km/h. a Year ago, the highest average speed was shown in Monza -257.038 km/h, but this time qualification in Italy took place on a wet track.The slowest lap traditionally happened in Monaco Kimi Raikkonen won the pole with an average speed of 166.438 km/h. the Biggest gap of the owner of the pole from the nearest rival recorded during a rainfall qualification in Italy, where Lewis Hamilton beat max Verstappen 1,148 seconds. Minimum separation happened in Japan, where Lewis Hamilton lost Valtteri bottas the only 23 thousandths of a second.

2017-11-29 15:34:04

Santander traded in the Ferrari for football

Santander traded in the Ferrari for football

Spanish Bank Santander, which has been sponsoring Ferrari since 2010, announced the termination of cooperation with the Italian team. Next year he will work with football Champions League.Santander appeared in Formula 1 in 2007 becoming a sponsor of the McLaren, where at that time moved the Spaniard Fernando Alonso. In 2010 started parallel work with Ferrari. Much later came the two-time champion. In addition, Santander was the title sponsor of some of the Grand Prix.

2017-11-27 11:24:06

Fernando Alonso It was an important race for the team

Fernando Alonso It was an important race for the team

The pilot of McLaren Fernando Alonso in the race Grand Prix of Abu Dhabi finished ninth. It was the last race for the Union McLaren-Honda.Fernando Alonso "It was an important race for us. It was the last stage of the joint project McLaren-Honda. The race was uninteresting, except for the interesting struggle with Felipe Massa and Carlos Sainz. We decided to fight with Felipe, and it worked, but then for most of the race we were just driving along. It was exactly the race the start was great, the strategy is successful - so I'm happy earned two points.For us it was a tough season, it's been a hard three years, but I'm still very proud of this project. From the point of view of the results, we really played below his expectations, but nevertheless, everyone worked very hard forces. Now, we wish all the best to Honda and waiting for the start of the project McLaren-Renault. Now this is a new Chapter in our history".

2017-11-27 10:44:03

Sergio Perez Not the most interesting race

The pilot Force India Sergio Perez in the race Grand Prix of Abu Dhabi finished seventh. At the same position Mexican finished and the championship.Sergio Perez "It was not the most exciting race for me, but I had a very busy first lap, when I was fighting with Nico Hulkenberg. I think he got his penalty is deserved, because I was ahead of him and he just cut off the turn, getting a great advantage. He had plenty of opportunities to avoid the penalty, he could just give me the position, as he did with Grosjean later.I'm happy with the result and it was important for us to end the year on a high note. This is my first year in the Force India without the catwalks, but I think we made a big step forward. I scored one point less than last year, with only 20 races in the season instead of 21. Overall, the result is excellent the seventh in the drivers ' championship and fourth position in the team standings. I don't think we could do something better. I just hope we can continue this path to 2018".

2017-11-26 19:44:03

Max Verstappen I just couldn't overtake Kimi

Max Verstappen I just couldn't overtake Kimi

The pilot of Red Bull Max Verstappen to race the Grand Prix of Abu Dhabi finished fifth, right behind Kimi Raikkonen.Max Verstappen "I just couldn't overtake, I have not had any opportunity to do so. Very sorry, but my race was virtually alone without a single action. Even the pit stops did not help to overtake Kimi, I could only get closer to him.I will be in the winter to work a lot, I will help the team to achieve more, but we need more horsepower".

2017-11-26 18:44:03

Sebastian Vettel I destroyed my tyres in the first corner

Sebastian Vettel I destroyed my tyres in the first corner

The Ferrari pilot Sebastian Vettel in the Grand Prix of Abu Dhabi finished in third place, twenty seconds behind the Mercedes drivers.Sebastian Vettel "I had a good start. But I was blocked in the first corner, where I brake and destroyed their tires. I tried to catch the leaders, but couldn't. We had the speed in the second half of the race, but it was too late.Congratulations to Bottas, he deservedly won the race. Thank you to the fans. Will see you next year".

2017-11-26 18:34:03

Nico I agree with penalty

Nico I agree with penalty

The pilot of Renault and Nico Hulkenberg finished in the Grand Prix of Abu Dhabi in sixth position, despite a 5-second penalty received in the beginning of the race.Nico Hulkenberg "the Start was very dense. I immediately joined in the fight with Perez. I don't know how to comment on this situation by leaving the track, since we have different point of view on this issue. But I agree with the penalty. When I went in for a pit stop, I thought it very long, but then remembered that I was waiting for a five second penalty.At the end of the race we have met all our goals. We are satisfied with the result, so in General, all ended well. The sixth result was our maximum."Sixth place in the race allowed the team to bypass the Renault and Toro Rosso to take sixth place in the constructors ' championship.

2017-11-26 01:54:04

Nico Hulkenberg Is the only qualification

Nico Hulkenberg Is the only qualification

Niko Hulkenberg showed in the qualification of Grand Prix of Abu-Dhabi 7-th result and became the best representative of Renault.Nico Hulkenberg "We know that this is only the qualification, and that anything can happen in the race, but we are in a good position. I showed one of their best rounds of the year, so very pleased with the result. In the third round I struggled with the track and the car, as the temperatures started to drop. But something like we see every year.The rate on long distance looks promising, I'm happy with the car, so the race is supposed to be good. We can fight for the seventh place".

2017-11-26 01:54:03

Pascal Wehrlein We knew that the tires will be difficult

Pascal Wehrlein We knew that the tires will be difficult

Pilot Sauber Pascal Wehrlein in the qualification of Grand Prix of Abu Dhabi showed the 18-th result.Pascal Wehrlein "Qualification was OK, but I was not satisfied with the final result. We knew that we have problems with the tires. It is difficult for us to work in a narrow window, temperatures on this track.The race will be difficult, but I will give everything to achieve the best position at the finish".The race in Abu Dhabi for Wehrlein will be the last in the composition Sauber, and perhaps in Formula 1.

2017-11-25 20:24:04

Fernando Alonso In the race we will be faster

Fernando Alonso In the race we will be faster

Fernando Alonso in qualifying for the Grand Prix of Abu Dhabi showed 11-th result. To reach the final of the McLaren did not have a few hundredths of a second.Fernando Alonso "I'm happy with my 11-th result is our maximum. I have the feeling that during training all use the magic button of increase of power, and we retreat.In race mode, we are very competitive, so tomorrow I expect to compete for points. Since we're not fighting for a place in the Cup of designers, we don't have anything pressing. Just try to make a good show".

2017-11-25 19:04:03

Lewis Hamilton Circle, Valtteri was great

Lewis Hamilton Circle, Valtteri was great

Lewis Hamilton in qualifying for the Grand Prix of Abu Dhabi showed the second result, losing his partner in the Mercedes almost two tenths of a second.Lewis Hamilton "the Lap Valtteri was great Around it was just unreal It was his day Be assured that I had given his all and more, because this is the last qualifying session of the season. I was not able to gather a good fast lap, because I made a lot of mistakes, but Bottas was a circle without a single mistake.Special thanks for the support in the stands today were so many British flags - I appreciate it very much".

2017-11-25 18:44:05

Riccardo Daniel We were supposed to be much faster

Riccardo Daniel We were supposed to be much faster

Pilot Red Bull Daniel Riccardo in the qualification of Grand Prix of Abu Dhabi finished with the fourth result.Daniel ricciardo "the Settings were OK but I had to constantly communicate with the team on the subject of why the machine is so slow on the highway. According to our data, we had to be much faster.I was able to overtake one of the pilot Ferrari, and it can already be considered a great achievement as the start from the second row. This is a good chance to show good results, if only our race pace will be high enough".

2017-11-25 18:44:03

Sebastian Vettel We played well in qualifying

Sebastian Vettel We played well in qualifying

In qualifying for the Grand Prix of Abu Dhabi, the Ferrari pilot Sebastian Vettel showed the third time, losing out to Valtteri Bottas half a second.Sebastian Vettel "With every lap during qualifying, I was getting faster, so I think that we showed very well. Too bad we are losing so many of his enemies, but tomorrow we must fight to Mercedes on an equal footing.I congratulate Valtteri with his victory. He showed great range. But the race is tomorrow, and that its result will be important. To overtake here difficult, but realistic".

2017-11-25 18:34:04

Roman Grosjean I was so close to the second round

Roman Grosjean I was so close to the second round

The pilot Haas Romain Grosjean in qualifying for the Grand Prix of Abu Dhabi showed the 16-th result. For the second part, but missed just 13 thousandths of a second.Roman Grosjean "We were very close to advancing to the second round, but the result remained unchanged. On Friday I lost a lot of time, which affected in the most negative way to my work today. I couldn't adapt to the car, to understand its behavior in a constantly changing environment.This year I have not been able to get from the front of the car is 100 stable operation, I was given this time, but every time this problem makes itself felt".

2017-11-25 18:34:03

Valtteri Bottas In Brazil, I also won the qualification

Valtteri Bottas In Brazil, I also won the qualification

Mercedes driver Valtteri Bottas is not very happy with the fact that won the qualification in Abu Dhabi.Valtteri Bottas "I am thankful for my family who came with me on this Grand Prix. This support means a lot to me. I was able to add to that last fast circle, completely controlling what is happening on the track. I showed a good time, but not the maximum. But it was enough for victory.However, in Brazil, I was also able to win in qualifying, but lost on Sunday. So I'm not too happy about this result. So tomorrow after the race and will look at the results of the Grand Prix. In the meantime, I'm going to focus on the race".

2017-11-25 18:24:03

Max Verstappen It's a failure

Max Verstappen It's a failure

The pilot of Red Bull Max Verstappen in qualifying for the Grand Prix of Abu Dhabi showed only the sixth result, losing to the leader more than a second.Max Verstappen "It is a failed qualification. I suffered all weekend with finding the best balance of settings. I am unhappy with my car, and this fact should be taken. Today was just such a day. I had to constantly fight with the car and not with your opponents and the track. I tried to make the most, but they were only the sixth result.The team constantly changed something within the limits established by regulations. But the car still didn't listen. I don't know why, but the car lacked grip, especially the rear wheels. Hopefully we'll be able to look more competitive".

2017-11-25 17:54:03

Sergio Perez the Results are good

Sergio Perez the Results are good

The pilot Force India Sergio Perez was pleased with the eighth result shown in the qualification of Grand Prix of Abu Dhabi.Sergio Perez "my Window has shown good results. Yes, we had a real struggle on the track, but it was worth it. I definitely could have done better, but traffic and temperature kept me on a fast lap. I am sure that tomorrow we will show a good race.Tomorrow it will be a tight battle with Renault as our results are very tight".

2017-11-25 17:44:03

Kimi Raikkonen Qualification was difficult because of the rubber

Kimi Raikkonen Qualification was difficult because of the rubber

Pilot Ferrari Kimi Raikkonen in qualifying for the Grand Prix of Abu Dhabi showed the fifth result, losing to the winner of the pole position by almost eight tenths of a second.Kimi Raikkonen "I liked how you configured your machine, but qualifying was difficult because of the rubber. Each circle had to go through in new ways, as changing the track temperature and rubber. Every time I had to change your approach to work. It was very difficult.Yes, I would like to display the time higher, but now will have to fight for a greater tomorrow in the race.

2017-11-25 12:14:03

Niko Standard Friday, to be honest

Niko Standard Friday, to be honest

The pilot of Renault, Nico Hulkenberg's first day in the Grand Prix of Abu Dhabi finished the ninth.Nico Hulkenberg "Quite a standard Friday, to be honest. This morning we made sure that the engine is stretched more than we had planned, and then returned to the normal program.To be honest, between us, Force India and McLaren is not such a big gap. I think it will be a tight fight in qualifying. We need to squeeze a little more speed to the race start in more favourable conditions".

2017-11-25 12:04:04

Pascal Wehrlein We were able to collect a lot of information

Pascal Wehrlein We were able to collect a lot of information

Pilot Sauber Pascal Wehrlein on the results practices Grand Prix of Abu Dhabi was on 17-th position.Pascal Wehrlein "Today we were able to show good results during practices. I was able to drive many circles, and contributed to the work with the settings. After lunch we worked in the direction of preparing the car for qualifying and the race, because only the time is combat.Overall, it was a productive day. We gathered a lot of information that will analyze to achieve a greater speed before the last race in the season.

2017-11-25 00:54:03

Max Verstappen We tried a lot of different things

Max Verstappen We tried a lot of different things

The pilot of Red Bull Max Verstappen on the results practices Grand Prix of Abu Dhabi was only in sixth position.Max Verstappen "Today we tried many different things to understand what is appropriate for these changeable conditions. I was very happy with first practice, but not the second. We know what the cause of my low speed, we know why I couldn't show good result. Now it should be fixed by tomorrow.The team should work with the settings below, the car looked competitive on this slippery track. The sand is a lot of problems, so today we saw so many mistakes on the track. The engine we used today was old, he's definitely not showing 100, so we will change it to tomorrow to give all the power.The Mercedes drivers seem clear favorites, but we will try to get closer".

2017-11-25 00:44:04

Kimi Raikkonen the Car could be better

Kimi Raikkonen the Car could be better

Pilot Ferrari Kimi Raikkonen showed in the practice of the Grand Prix of Abu Dhabi the fourth result.Kimi Raikkonen "on Friday we always try to make progress in the setup of the car. Of course, there are things we must improve. There is still work that needs to be done, but it's the usual story.Today was difficult to show a good lap time, because in some turns the car was not very stable. The machine can be better. Too early to talk about a clear understanding of what we can do. Let's talk about it tomorrow. And tonight we still have a job".