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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.

2017-01-16 10:24:03

Riccardo Daniel I'm ready for a fair battle with max

Riccardo Daniel I'm ready for a fair battle with max

Pilot Red Bull Daniel Riccardo said that in the case of a potential fight for the title he will be ready to accept defeat from a team mate.Daniel ricciardo "I'll assess the situation realistically. Of course, if Max and I will fight for the title this year, then our relationship will become more strained, the level of competition will increase dramatically.Levels of pressure also will grow, but I always respected his opponents and teammates. If he's in a fair fight ahead of me, I will accept it and will say that he deserved this title.I don't see any reason to begin a relentless war between us. In Malaysia we had a great battle wheel to wheel, and it ended fair and square.The only thing that can prevent a fair fight - the intervention team. I just hope no one will deprive us of the pleasure to lead a direct fight with each other. Everyone will be happy".

2016-12-29 10:54:03

The management of Sepang the Track is not closed

The management of Sepang the Track is not closed

The CEO of the Sepang Razlan Razali said that the refusal to accept the Grand Prix with the season-2019 does not mean that the Malaysian track will be closed.Razlan Razali "After 2018 we will not close. The decision not to take the Grand Prix does not belong to our division and to the government. It was decided to fill the time of the track in other series, including MotoGP. And without the Formula-1 track will be occupied by 90, so for the track nothing happened".

2016-12-26 17:04:03

Fathers and sons

Fathers and sons

In the past championship it was possible to observe a unique situation four seats in the cockpits took the children of former pilots of Formula-1. We tried to compare the achievements of the fathers and children.Jonathan and Palmarydates Jolyon Palmer became the champion of Formula 2 in 1983 and in September of the same year got the opportunity to debut in Formula 1 driving the car of champion team Williams. The first and only race in that season, he finished in 13th position. Then for three years, Palmer is a senior spent in the notebook the outsiders RAM and Zakspeed. In 1987, he received a place in the Tyrrell, where and earned their first points. In three years the team of Ken Tyrrell's Jonathan earned 14 points but has never finished above fourth place. Failing to get places in a good team, Palmer has left the championship.In 2014 Jolyon Palmer became GP2 champion - in principle, this championship can be considered the analogue of Formula 2 in the early 1980's. Then the British spent a year test-pilot of the Lotus and finally this season got a place of combat pilot for Renault the same team Lotus after the reorganization. However, driving uncompetitive cars it is difficult to show their abilities. After the debut season on account of Palmer, Jr. by just one point for tenth place in Malaysia. However, this result allowed to gain a foothold in the Renault.Meanwhile, road to Formula 1 punches a younger brother Jolyon autumn test driving McLaren spent will Palmer is a reward for winning the competition, held annually by the British team in conjunction with the Autosport.

2016-12-24 11:34:07

Riccardo Daniel the Race will now be very hot

Pilot Red Bull Daniel Riccardo once again commented on the importance of physical training of a modern pilot.Daniel ricciardo "I think that now you have to train hard. I am sure that the first tests will be for us all a real shock. If you purposefully do not train, you will be able to take overload as a tribute, but one who in winter will not work, will face serious problems in the past.The race will be very difficult and hot. For example, in Malaysia and Singapore last 15-20 laps will be hell for all, we clearly come to the limits of the human body, so training needs to be reinforced.I'm a little afraid of these changes. The cars will be more difficult technically, but physical strain will be huge".

2016-12-07 13:34:03

Statistics season 2016 the best circles

Statistics season 2016 the best circles

Last season, the nine pilots showed the best time during the race. The most distinguished champion Nico Rosberg, and was awarded the honorary prize of the DHL Fastest Lap. Last season the trophy went to Lewis Hamilton.Best circles in the season of 2016, the pilots1. Nico Rosberg, Mercedes - 62. Daniel Ricciardo, Red Bull - 43. Lewis Hamilton, Mercedes 3 Sebastian Vettel, The Ferrari - 35. Nico Hulkenberg, Force India - 1 Daniil Kvyat, Toro Rosso - 1 Kimi Raikkonen, Ferrari - 1 Fernando Alonso, McLaren - 1 Max Verstappen, Red Bull - 1U Raikkonen now 43 best lap, and by 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 31 circle, and he takes the 4th place. As for Rosberg, over the past year, the German overtook several drivers and up to 14th place.Best circles in the season of 2016, the team1. Mercedes - 92. Red Bull - 53. Ferrari - 44. Force India - 1 Toro Rosso - 1 McLaren - 1 in its history, the team Toro Rosso has scored one fastest lap scored with Daniil Kvyat at the Grand Prix of Spain, in the first race after the deportation of the Red Bull. At the Grand Prix of Italy best lap set by Fernando Alonso for McLaren this is the first such achievement after Malaysia 2013.

2016-11-22 12:04:03

Malaysia will leave Formula 1

Despite the beliefs of Bernie Ecclestone to stay, the organizers of the Malaysian Grand Prix is not going to renew the contract, and in 2019, the season will pass without a race in this Asian country.The organizers of the stage have confirmed that will comply with the terms of the agreement and will hold two Grand Prix in 2017 and 2018., but then left the championship to focus on MotoGP. In 2018, the stage will be the anniversary - the 20th. it is Worth noting that the calendar is trying to leave another Asian stage - the Grand Prix of Singapore, so Bernie will have to settle for a stripped-down calendar, or look for new locations for the races.

2016-11-02 13:04:04

Malaysia wants to get rid of the national Grand Prix

Malaysia wants to get rid of the national Grand Prix

The organizers of the Grand Prix of Malaysia intend to terminate the contract with the leadership of Formula 1. The reason - a serious loss of interest in the stage from the fans.Attendance at the Grand Prix of Malaysia dropped significantly. Perhaps this is due to the fact that the neighborhood is more attractive Singapore Grand Prix. The organizers intend to terminate the contract, which runs until 2018, and during the Grand Prix of Abu Dhabi, Bernie Ecclestone will discuss the opportunity.According to German publication Speed Week, most likely, in the season-2017 Malaysian Grand Prix will remain, but in 2018 step removed from the calendar.Race held in Malaysia since 1999. The track is Sepang, which takes a stage, is one of the first "Telcogames".

2016-10-27 15:34:11

Nico Rosberg can become champion in Mexico

Nico Rosberg can become champion in Mexico

Pilot Mercedes Nico Rosberg can win the championship next weekend.Now, the German advantage over team-mate Lewis Hamilton is 26 points. To become a champion ahead of schedule, for two stages before the end of the season, Rosberg needs to win the race. While Hamilton needs to quit, or not finish above tenth place.Theoretically this is possible, but this is not the outcome of the race this season was not. Lewis twice failed to finish, but in Spain he took along with him his teammate in Malaysia Nico after the gathering finished only third.A year ago, Rosberg won the race in Mexico after starting from pole position. Hamilton finished second, losing to partner Mercedes just under two seconds.

2016-10-27 10:44:09

Chapter Haas We are looking for the cause of problems with the brakes

Chapter Haas We are looking for the cause of problems with the brakes

Director Haas Gunther Steiner said that his team is busy finding reasons why the brakes on American cars are failing consistently.Gunther Steiner "We will test other materials, we need to do something. We can't give the pilots a dangerous technique. The whole reason the brakes. Brembo makes every effort to help find out causes of events, but we need to have everything ready as quickly as possible.We don't know what's the cause of what is happening, and it's scary. Brembo investigating incidents, so we can only wait and help the company any information".In Malaysia because of the broken brake distace came Romain Grosjean in the US - Esteban Gutierrez. Still had a few incidents with the brakes during practices.

2016-10-25 16:44:02

Chapter Toro Rosso Daniil fully deserved a place in the team

Chapter Toro Rosso Franz Toast told why the team decided to leave Daniel quata.Franz Toast, head of the team Toro Rosso "for a Long time we did not hurry with the decision. A statement in Austin was done, as we have come to believe that Daniel is the right choice for the season 2017. In addition, we wanted to put an end to all rumours and to provide the pilot with a comfortable environment to the end of the current season.The decision was taken in the Red Bull. Daniel totally deserved a place in the team. He proved himself in Singapore, Malaysia and Japan, despite the fact that the old engine has lost 60-70 L.C."the Head of Red Bull's Christian Horner admitted that the decision concerning Kvyat agreed with him.Christian Horner "Yes, I was consulted and I advised him to leave. Kvyat only 21 years, it is still too early to write off. He was given another chance. I'm sure it will change the situation."Another candidate for a place in the Toro Rosso was Pierre went Out, acting in GP2. The Frenchman was in the lead in the series, however at the end of the season had a few bad races and now gives the team some points. This may impact on the leadership of Toro Rosso and Red Bull.

2016-10-15 09:44:03

Jolyon Palmer Points possible if there are gatherings

Jolyon Palmer Points possible if there are gatherings

The pilot of Renault Jolyon Palmer said that his team is able to fight for points, but only if leaders have the gatherings.Jolyon Palmer "Let's be honest, we can fight for points only in the case when our race is simply perfect. But even this is not enough. We need to be among the leaders were the gatherings. When I have gatherings, I have to go ahead of all its direct rivals. Such races happened in Singapore and Malaysia, although the points earned could and was going to get the other pilots".

2016-10-14 10:34:04

Jolyon Palmer the Whole team on the wave

Jolyon Palmer the Whole team on the wave

The pilot of Renault Jolyon Palmer said that the whole team after the success in the last Grand Prix is located on the crest of a wave.Jolyon Palmer "I see the team has changed after the success of several recent races. We managed to get into the points, which shows the overall progress. On the basis of all changing we have more employees, more departments, the burden on the people decreased.And also expanding the base itself. There are new departments, work is in full swing, so progress and points for us is very satisfying."The Palmer earned Malaysia's first career point.

2016-10-13 11:34:03

Chapter Haas We're still dealing with the brakes

Chapter Haas We're still dealing with the brakes

Director Haas Gunther Steiner said that his team is still trying to find the cause of failure of the brake discs on the machine Roman Grogan.Gunther Steiner "Our brakes work perfectly, however, when you're working. They lack stability, so the impression that is constantly that something is wrong.The pilot must trust the machine, particularly the brakes - just so you can brake at the last split second. If there is no certainty, we have to slow down with time, and this leads to a drop in results. We continue to explore the reasons, from-for which on the car brakes".Because of the broken brake disc Grosjean flew in the race Grand Prix of Malaysia. The brake problem occurred during the race weekend in Japan.

2016-10-11 10:14:05

Damaged cars have become a source of problems for ricciardo in Japan

Damaged cars have become a source of problems for ricciardo in Japan

Head Red Bull Christian Horner told what happened to the speed of Daniel ricciardo during the Grand Prix of Japan.Christian Horner "We conducted a thorough analysis of the telemetry, checked all the sensors and examined each node of the car and already have a technical conclusion. In short, Ricardo was losing speed due to damage to the bottoms obtained while traveling at a high curb. This damage also affected the fuel consumption. In the end, he couldn't go at the speed that could give the car.The winner of the Malaysian Grand Prix in Japan finished only sixth.

2016-10-10 11:34:03

Fernando Alonso Race showed what we are capable of

Fernando Alonso Race showed what we are capable of

The pilot of McLaren Fernando Alonso in Japan finished only 16-m. the New power plant has not helped.Fernando Alonso "the Last race clearly showed all the problems we encountered over the weekend. The race was grey and dull. We finished the race in 16th and 18th places, and it does not finish in the top ten, as it was a week ago in Malaysia. Hope this was just an exception - not our route. In Austin we need to make progress and to show the old speed. The conclusion is simple - in high-speed corners we didn't have enough downforce.I'm sorry that the result of this, because MP4 is 31, much faster than you saw. We all learn, and draw conclusions".

2016-10-10 11:24:04

Jolyon Palmer Sorry, that wasn't gatherings

Jolyon Palmer Sorry, that wasn't gatherings

In the race Grand Prix of Japan pilot Renault Jolyon Palmer finished 12th. Jolyon Palmer "In Malaysia, I showed 10-th result, and now the 12th, but the problem is that no one dropped out of the race, all cars finished, which is very rare. We can say that a week ago we just very lucky, and today we could be even faster, but luck was not on our side.The strategy was good, the car is great, but a few is not the result expected by the team".

2016-10-08 15:34:02

Sebastian Vettel a Perfect circle I failed

Pilot Red Bull's Sebastian Vettel showed in the qualification of Grand Prix of Japan, the 4th result.Sebastian Vettel "I could not get a perfect circle, I failed. Mistakes I made in the third sector, but Kimi passed this place a lot cleaner to me. Otherwise, I like the results, because yesterday we all said that against the Red Bull team have no chance. It was nice to prove them wrong. The car is fast, competitive and great to succeed in such a complex ring."Because of the fine, received after the race in Malaysia Sebastian will start the 7th.

2016-10-08 08:04:02

Pascal Wehrlein will lose five positions at the start

In the night of Saturday on the car of Pascal Wehrlein replaced the transmission. In the end, the pilot of the Manor will lose five positions at the start of Sunday's race.Previously the penalty in the loss of three positions got the Ferrari pilot Sebastian Vettel is the punishment for the incident at the start of the race in Malaysia, when the victim of a German "torpedo" became compatriot Nico Rosberg.

2016-10-07 14:24:04

Lewis Hamilton is all good

Lewis Hamilton is all good

Pilot Mercedes Lewis Hamilton showed the following practice for the Japanese Grand Prix 2nd result. His team-mate he lost 72 thousandths of a second.Lewis Hamilton "the Work went quite well, no problems with the machine or even the hint of any turmoil. We spent a lot of time working with the settings, and all is exactly the same as in Malaysia. We have a huge amount of useful information, and it will parse in the evening.It seems that in qualifying we need to show decent pace".

2016-10-07 14:24:03

Carlos Sainz Today was a hard day

Carlos Sainz Today was a hard day

The pilot Toro Rosso Carlos Sainz showed 10-th result on results practices Grand Prix of Japan.Carlos Sainz "It was a tough day for me and the team. Suzuka is a challenging and demanding settings of the track, so to find the right balance was hard. Everything today was difficult, but we are more complex than others, although the work itself was fun. I like the race in Japan, and each completed circle is of great importance to me.Overall, I can be satisfied with today. We traveled a great distance, and not have any problems. Speed seems not to have changed after Malaysia, but it is important to stay in the top ten on Sunday, but not today".

2016-10-07 11:34:02

Max Verstappen We fast on all types of tires

Max Verstappen We fast on all types of tires

The pilot of Red Bull Max Verstappen showed the following practice for the Malaysian Grand Prix 4-th result.Max Verstappen "I thought our team tonight was one of the fastest in all types of rubber. If Mercedes will not change engine settings we will be able to fight them on equal terms. All there is to it. I have confidence in myself and my abilities, I also have confidence in the team. In Suzuka we should be no less competitive than in Malaysia, and the results only confirmed this. I could show an even higher speed on a fast lap, if not, the virtual machine security".

2016-10-06 15:14:03

Max Verstappen Another pilot I would have forced with the trajectory

Max Verstappen Another pilot I would have forced with the trajectory

Decoration for the race in Malaysia has become fighting partners Red Bull for second place, which after the disappearance of Lewis Hamilton became the first. Already in Japan Max Verstappen, who finished second, admitted that whether in place of Daniel ricciardo another pilot, he would have acted tougher.Max Verstappen "If it wasn't Daniel, in the sixth turn I would have acted tougher. I would try to squeeze the opponent with the trajectory. But with my teammate I couldn't do that. We showed the team that we respect each other and can have a clean fight".Earlier, the head Red Bull Christian Horner said that the pilots have the right to fight among themselves "I said the race engineers of both pilots that they are free to fight among themselves, but they must ensure that rack up 43 points. I asked them to tell pilots that they should respect our request. And they just did it".

2016-10-06 11:44:03

Fernando Alonso will use the new engine in the race

Fernando Alonso will use the new engine in the race

During the Japanese Grand Prix, including the race, Fernando Alonso will use the new Honda engine, the fine for which he has already worked in Malaysia.The Spaniard tested a new product during the Friday practice of the Malaysian Grand Prix. After that Japanese motorists took the engine for analysis. And here now it became known that the power plant will be used during the home for them the Grand Prix of Japan.As for Jenson Button, he will take the stage in Japan with the old version of the engine is painfully not want the Honda mechanics to their home Grand Prix pilots partner of the team McLaren because of penalties started with the last rows.

2016-10-06 11:34:11

Mercedes have found the cause of the engine failure on the car of Hamilton

Mercedes have found the cause of the engine failure on the car of Hamilton

Mercedes engineers have found the cause of the engine failure on the car of Lewis Hamilton during the race Grand Prix of Malaysia.In a statement the team said "the engine Failure on the car of Hamilton caused by a bearing failure of the connecting rod. It happened after 618 miles traveled distance. Before it suddenly dropped oil pressure.In Japan, Lewis will use the engine which was standing on his car in Singapore. Niko will be the powerplant that was used in Malaysia".In Japan Mercedes customers had to get a new version of the engine. However, the German engineers decided to carefully check the bearings of the last party, so Williams, Force India and Manor will get new items in the US.

2016-10-06 11:14:03

Kimi Raikkonen We are still working on innovation

Kimi Raikkonen We are still working on innovation

Pilot Ferrari Kimi Raikkonen said his team continues to work with the upgrades for the current version of the car.Kimi Raikkonen "Our team doesn't stop working on the upgrades. We are working on new and constantly improving existing ones. Sometimes they have something to change, sometimes everything works as we expected. In Japan, we again will work with the upgrades that is not much impressed us in Malaysia. We need more information on the work of the new parts to work correctly with their settings.The team is making progress, but it is very weak. Need more time and money to spend on development, although it often happens that new items have to postpone".

2016-10-06 11:04:07

Carlos Sainz Virtual machine security useless

Carlos Sainz Virtual machine security useless

The pilot Toro Rosso Carlos Sainz believes that the virtual safety car for Formula 1.Carlos Sainz "I Think virtual machine security just useless in this championship, since she won't play their main role. In Malaysia we saw her in action three times and each time the wily pilots used this to their advantage. Much more practical to the real safety car collected the whole peloton. It escalates the fight and makes the race more interesting.Pilots under the influence of the virtual safety car do not just go and warm up the tires, create temporary backlogs, will have to put the opponent at a disadvantage. It is not for the Formula-1".

2016-10-06 11:04:04

Nico Rosberg I'm not going to change the approach to racing

Nico Rosberg I'm not going to change the approach to racing

Pilot Mercedes Nico Rosberg said that is not going to change his attitude to racing.Nico Rosberg "My psychological and moral approach to racing I was quite happy. I like to think of each individual race, not the championship. I'm just fighting for victory and not think about what this brings me to the title. Now I am determined to fight for victory in Japan. Will do anything to win."We will remind, after the race in Malaysia, Rosberg created the gap on Lewis Hamilton in 23 points. There are still five stages.

2016-10-05 15:04:03

Felipe Massa I understand Lewis Hamilton

Felipe Massa I understand Lewis Hamilton

For 14 laps to finish the race in Malaysia Lewis Hamilton retired because of engine failure. Pilot Williams Felipe Massa said that he does understand the feelings of the British, because once he lost the victory three laps from the finish.Felipe Massa "We have seen the frustration of Hamilton. It reminded me of something that happened to me in the race Grand Prix of Hungary of 2008. I was well ahead, but three laps before the finish the engine refused.In such cases, the pilot suffers a serious blow, and it must be experienced. It's not just a disappointment from a missed win - you realize you've missed a lot of points in the fight for the title. I remember how I felt at that moment. I did everything right, but failed equipment. But it's part of our sport".