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2017-07-25 13:54:03

Jacques Villeneuve has confirmed the rift with Williams

Jacques Villeneuve has confirmed the rift with Williams

The season champion-1997 Jacques Villeneuve has confirmed that he has closed the access to the Williams motorhome.Jacques Villeneuve "I am not paid for praises of young beginners. I just expressed my opinion. But before Baku, they informed me that they no longer want me in the team. I replied that I never insisted on it. More I won't be there".The feud continued after Baku, when Williams tweeted a picture of Villeneuve on the podium, comparing it with a breakthrough 18-year-old Strolla. Villeneuve was asked to take my picture, but Williams refused to do so.Jacques Villeneuve "first, it was an advertising photo for Lucky Strike. Second, why insult me, and then to use my picture"Villeneuve played for Williams in 1996-1998, won 11 races and was the champion in 1997.

2017-07-07 10:34:03

Chase Carey 25 races will not be

The head of Formula-1 chase Carey said that the 25 races in the racing calendar in the coming years will not.Chase Carey "We will never offer to host 25 races. We have only discussed the possibility of more races, including an extra race in the US in new York or Miami.But 25, 23, 22 racing is impossible at the moment and not the point of the discussion. At the moment our focus is on 21 Grand Prix really made an impression on the viewer, made a splash".Previously a sports consultant to Red Bull Helmut Marko said "the 25 races is possible. But then we need two shifts of workers, who succeeded each other during the season. For us, the number of races is not important. We want to pilot, not an engineer, was in the middle of everything in Formula 1. It is important that the dominance of the motor stopped. We want such things as the struggle of Hamilton with Vettel, spread to the whole peloton".

2017-07-02 16:14:03

Williams is preparing to release a new film

This summer will see the premiere of a new documentary film from Director BAFTA Morgan Matthews, which tells the story of Williams F1.The film is based on the book by Virginia Williams 1991 "a Different kind of life." The movie will reveal to us the secrets of one of the most iconic Formula 1 teams and highlight the people behind its success.Frank Williams, the founder of the team "I hope the fans will enjoy the film as much as I like to do the races. I am glad that the people behind the team and my family look real heroes of history Williams".Deputy team principal Claire Williams "This film is a story about two great passions in life is my father. Everyone knows about the pure love of Frank to motorsports, but not everyone knows the wonderful story of my parents 'marriage and how those two things co-existed together during his racing career".

2017-06-30 11:14:04

Rio de Janeiro wants to fight for the right to host the Grand Prix of Brazil

Rio de Janeiro wants to fight for the right to host the Grand Prix of Brazil

The promoter of the Brazilian Grand Prix Tamas Rohani recognized that Rio de Janeiro is interested in the race.In the present stage of Brazil held in Sao Paulo, but Bernie Ecclestone, who previously left his post as Director General Formula 1, warned that the future events in this GodMode doubt.Tamas Rohani "There is nothing to say about changes in the contract. After 2020, something may change, but it all depends on the new leadership.But I think the mayor of so Paulo understands that the loss of the ability to take the Formula-1 will be the end for motor sport in the country.The mayor of Rio, on the cases,e all the mayors of Rio in the last 20 years really wanted the return of Formula 1 in their city. But the strict confines of the contract were not even allowed to think about it. If anything changes, we will discuss it."Rio hosted the Formula 1 in 1978 and 1981-1989 gg.

2017-06-29 15:14:03

Honda In the season of 2018 we will be stronger

The head of the sports division of Honda Yusuke Hasegawa have promised that next season the Japanese power plant will be much stronger and more reliable.Yusuke Hasegawa "We are definitely moving in the right direction, although, of course, our efforts still not enough to catch the leaders. But gradually we are making progress. In 2018 we will definitely be stronger."In the eighth stage in Baku, the team McLaren, which is a partner of Honda, has earned the first points. The next stage in Austria Japanese motorists will introduce a new version of the power plant, which will be more powerful than 30 liters.

2017-06-24 21:24:03

Niko we're having problems

Niko we're having problems

The pilot of Renault Nico Hulkenberg in qualifying for the Grand Prix of Azerbaijan showed 14-th result.Nico Hulkenberg "Today we are faced with a problem in the electrics, which we lost part of the power of the motor. And at the end of the second round we were unable to start the car.Here is a very difficult track, and we saw a lot of different problems on the machines of different teams. Tomorrow we will attack and fight for points. This time it will not be easy, but it's a long race, so try to use any opportunity".

2017-06-24 18:24:03

Max Verstappen I'm not happy with the result

Max Verstappen I'm not happy with the result

On Friday, the pilot of Red Bull Max Verstappen showed the best time in qualifying and was only fifth.Max Verstappen "I'm not quite satisfied with his fifth result. Today we have had problems, plus Riccardo was out of control. We lost a lot of lap time because of the rubber and motor.We have yet to explore everything. Yes, more horses from the updated Renault engine is good, but we were going to fight for a place in the top three. We will be able to battle tomorrow, because our car looks better in the middle sector.

2017-06-23 12:14:03

McLaren will receive a new Honda engines

Honda brought in Baku updated the power plant, which was expected during the Grand Prix of Canada.As reported by Japanese motorists, serious modifications have been internal combustion engines, turbine and module MGU-H. According to estimates by Honda, power plant capacity increased by 12 HP According to experts, the Japanese a few belittle their achievements, and the real increase will be around 30 HP. However, before Fernando Alonso was assessed a deficiency of power to 100 HP New engines will appear on the machines McLaren during Friday practice. However, in this case pilots have to pay start from the last row, because the limit on the installation of new components has been exhausted.

2017-06-20 12:04:04

Williams will contribute to the collapse of McLaren-Honda

Williams will contribute to the collapse of McLaren-Honda

The Williams team could be the basis for the imminent collapse of the relationship of McLaren and Honda.Veteran Blic newspaper correspondent Roger Benoit reports that Williams could abandon the deal with Mercedes in 2018 to become the new partner Honda. This will allow you to clear the way for McLaren in possible cooperation with Mercedes.Roger Benoit "Last question are the Silver arrows want to go back to such a dangerous rival, as McLarenFor Sauber the result doesn't really matter, because in the next year for Honda they will remain the team's number two.In 1983-1987 the Williams team has already collaborated with Honda. But then, after winning the season-1987, Japanese motorists have gone to McLaren. Now the situation is reversed with the only difference that now the Honda is not the best of engines.

2017-06-20 11:14:02

Chapter Sauber We can only trust Honda

Head Sauber Moniz, Kaltenborn said her team we can only trust Honda as a manufacturer of engines.Monisha Kaltenborn "We can only trust Honda. We can build your knowledge about this company only the results of their work in Formula 1. We understand that it is very difficult to succeed when you have a bad motor. But we are ready for this cooperation.We are ready for partnership. We would be interested in working with Honda on a sponsorship basis, but we have nothing to do with it".

2017-06-15 10:44:03

Jacques Villeneuve lashed out at his countryman

Jacques Villeneuve lashed out at his countryman

The canadian season champion-1997 Jacques Villeneuve believes that only through his father, lance Stroll is in Formula 1.Jacques Villeneuve "In the past we were dealing with guys who were so passionate that you were willing to risk their lives. Dads really want to see their sons in Formula 1 because it's safe here, and the talent is not as important as before. In Formula 1 are safer than in the motorcycle racing and skiing. Lance Stroll is a bright representative of this situation".

2017-06-07 10:34:04

Alonso not sure about the updates Honda engine

The pilot of McLaren Fernando Alonso has admitted that he may not be a new more powerful Honda engine in Montreal.Some media reported that the new specification engine will simply not yet ready.Fernando Alonso "I don't know if we have something new for engine in Canada, but I hope so. I get my news from the Newspapers. Some publish one, others - absolutely another.Until we arrive in Canada, we do not know the truth, but every time we introduce a new motor, we will start last, because all the limits and limits of rules is exhausted.So I think we need to carefully choose races in which we can be strong, and in which - not".

2017-05-22 17:24:03

Niki Lauda is against the supply of engines Mercedes team McLaren

On the background of the problems Honda was talk that McLaren can return to the Mercedes engines. However, Niki Lauda, non-Executive Director of Mercedes, against such cooperation.Niki Lauda in an interview with Auto Motor und Sport "I am opposed to this contract. Two years I played for the supply of engines team Red Bull, but now I am against such cooperation. We should focus on our battle with Ferrari, not to help competitors."Apparently McLaren next season, will remain with the Honda engines. Until the beginning of may all the suppliers of the engines had to inform the FIA about changing the number of clients, but we know only one fact-change motors the Sauber team has signed a contract with Honda.

2017-05-08 13:04:04

Stoffel Vandorn Penalty for the power plant was only a matter of time

Stoffel Vandorn Penalty for the power plant was only a matter of time

The pilot of McLaren Stoffel Vandorn said that the penalty for a replacement motor was for him only a matter of time.Stoffel Vandorn "I think it was only a matter of time after the problems we experienced at the winter tests and first races. We've had so many problems and issues with the engines that we are now forced to penalties for replacement of certain nodes. Only the fourth race, and we have already received fines.But the situation is what it is. We need to accept it and go forward.Recall that in Sochi Vandorn received a penalty in the loss of 15 positions for the replacement of elements of the power plant.

2017-05-01 09:44:03

Eddie Jordan will return to McLaren Mercedes

The former head of the eponymous team Eddie Jordan during the Grand Prix of Russia said that the team McLaren will break the contract with Honda from next season will use Mercedes power units.Your team Jordan sold back in 2006 by the way, now this team is called Force India, but since then is a frequent guest of the paddock of Formula 1 and is well acquainted with the intrigues. In the past, he not once gave out interesting information, which was then confirmed by official contracts.And here, Jordan said that in 2018, McLaren will get customer Mercedes engines. Of course, McLaren and Mercedes hastened to make a rebuttal. But before may 9, all motorists must report the teams signed contracts, so in the next few days to clarify the fate of the Union McLaren-Honda.

2017-04-29 17:24:03

Stoffel Vandorn I'll hope for the best

Stoffel Vandorn I'll hope for the best

The pilot of McLaren Stoffel Vandorn was not able to go in the second round of qualifying for the Russian Grand Prix. In addition, it is waiting for a penalty for a replacement motor.Stoffel Vandorn "I remember that tomorrow I will be fine. In addition, I start from the tail of the peloton. I remain to be only a good start and hope for the best. Race long - a lot can happen.The team need to work more, we need more innovations to fight for points. While our results are far from perfect".

2017-04-24 10:14:04

On the circuit, Alonso has claimed 11-year-old boy

On the circuit, Alonso has claimed 11-year-old boy

Spanish motor racing Federation, said that 11-year-old boy died from injuries sustained in the accident at the circuit Fernando Alonso in the North of Spain.The Federation reported that Gonzalo Basurto Movila died after a crash during a private workout on Saturday. Spanish media claim that the cards Mobily flipped and landed on the pilot.The Federation said that the incident is being investigated. Two-time Formula 1 world champion Fernando Alonso wrote on Twitter that he was devastated by the news of the death of the boy, and noted that this is one of the saddest days for him.

2017-04-05 12:14:05

Formula 1 wants to abandon the MGU-H

Behind the scenes of Formula 1 has already been discussing regulations for engines 2021. 31 March in Paris in a meeting of the manufacturers represented in the championship, there were suggestions to make the power plant more simple and cheap. Among the proposals is the refusal MGU-H. MGU-H motor generator, which converts exhaust energy into electricity. He is perhaps the most complex component of the power plant, respectively, and the most expensive. It is proposed to abandon this system, and the loss of power to compensate for the introduction of dual turbochargers.In addition, there were proposals to introduce the standard components of the MGU-K motor generator that utilizes braking energy and battery.

2017-04-01 10:04:06

McLaren goes to Mercedes

McLaren goes to Mercedes

Team McLaren will use Mercedes engines this season, however, under the Honda brand. A contract with the Japanese mechanics not broken.This year Honda has prepared a new version of the power plant, which proved to be uncompetitive and in terms of power and reliability. Japanese motorists have decided to take a break to prepare for the next season, and while the team McLaren will use Mercedes customer engines under the brand Honda. The cost of the new engines is estimated at 25 million euros, but the Japanese this expenditure was undertaken.Formally, the engine supplier for team McLaren does not change, so the approval of other participants is not required. First appearance of Mercedes engines-Honda in cars McLaren is expected during the Grand Prix of Spain. Pre-team will test the new powerplant during the tests in Bahrain at the end of April.

2017-03-29 09:34:06

Jean Todt Other engines we don't need

The President of the FIA Jean Todt said that the new type of engine that you want to see the fans, impossible to implement in the championship. So expect a sonorous V8, V10 or V12 we should not.Jean Todt "At the moment we have an engine that, apparently, you need to manufacturers, and Formula 1, as can be seen, agree that we need to work with technology, which is developing the automotive industry.I think that in the future it can come back I don't think the producers will want to develop a powerful voracious loud engines.Formula 1 will not go to the latest motors, or power-plant on hydrogen fuel. For this we will create a new racing series. But it also does not mean that we are going to revisit what we worked ten years ago. This will never happen".

2017-03-15 10:44:03

Renault We give Red Bull a chance to fight for the title

The head of Renault's Cyril abiteboul believes that French motorists will be able to give Red Bull a good engine.Cyril abiteboul "Red Bull will have the chance to compete for victory in the race and the championship. We will try to make sure that they got a solid engine already for the first race. That is our goal".All clients during the tests in Barcelona was a problem with the engine.

2017-03-09 15:04:03

McLaren has canceled a press conference because of the words of Alonso

McLaren has canceled a press conference because of the words of Alonso

On Thursday, the team McLaren was going to hold a press conference with the participation of the leadership team and representatives of Honda, but in the end the press will only Stoffel Vandorn. The reason - strong statements from Fernando Alonso on the new Japanese engine.A week Alonso suffered, but after the sixth day of the tests expressed everything I thought about the new Honda engine "I am sure that you are a good pilot, but I need a motor that can develop the same power as leaders. The team is ready to win, and Honda - no. I like the car, it is attacking the turns, sensitively responds to the changes. But we need another engine".

2017-03-09 10:24:06

Fernando Alonso We need another engine

Fernando Alonso We need another engine

The pilot of McLaren Fernando Alonso at the end of the sixth day of testing in Barcelona showed a 12-th result. The best time of the day, the Spaniard lost almost four seconds.Fernando Alonso "Our chassis is very good, it is able to win, and the engine no. The engine no reliability, no power. We are at 30 km/h slower than his competitors on the straights.I'm sure a good pilot, but I need a motor that can develop the same power as leaders. The team is ready to win, and Honda - no.I expect the team's lightning-fast response to problems. We are in need of rapid modernisation.I like the car, it is attacking the turns, sensitively responds to the changes. But we need another engine".

2017-02-23 19:04:04

Technical specification Mercedes W08 EQ Power+

Technical specification Mercedes W08 EQ Power+

After the presentation of the new machine team Mercedes has issued specifications for W08 EQ Power.Sessionals from fibrocaseous ferrocarbon consists of engine cover, side pontoons, the bottom, the nose fairing, front and rear antikaliuretic anatomical seat for the pilot carbon fiber, 6-point belts OMP, the system HANS security capsule security structure to absorb a frontal, rear and side impacts, elements to protect the pilot from overturning machinimatoday suspension upper and lower carbon wishbones, torsion bars and dampers, actuated collateralized suspension upper and lower carbon wishbones, torsion bars and dampers, actuated tahamtani drives forged OZ magnesium splaviny Pirelli carbon discs and pads Carbone Industries, the system of the "brake-by-wire" brake calipers Brembo steering rack and pinion, power, steering wheel carboeuroflux electronics standard control unit McLaren Electronic Systems instruments McLaren Electronic Systems tank ATL production, reinforced kevlarobeton, lubricants and technical fluids Petronas Tutela transmission the case of carbon, longitudinally mounted, 8 gear + rear chouprene sequential, semi-automatic, hydraulic privokzalnye drive from carboalumination more than 5000 mm 2000 mvista 950 weight 728 mgdigital Mercedes-AMG F1 M08 EQ Power+, consists of an internal combustion engine ICE, kinetic motor-generator MGU-K, thermal motor-generator MGU-H turbocharger TC, battery ES and control electronics CEMinimum weight 145 mgdigital Sharnirnogo INTERNAL volume 1.6 cislo of cylinders 6 the collapse of cylinders 90 graduacao valves 24 rpm 15000 rpm/enmaxonline fuel consumption 100 kg/HR 10500 rpmFuel system direct injection under pressure of 500 berterbangan single-stage compressor and turbine operating on the exhaust gasexpansie the turbine speed about 125000/minsystem ENERGY RECOVERY ERSType hybrid energy recovery system based on motor-generationality energy lithium-ion battery, minimum weight - 20 khmarskiy energy range 4 Mglowest MGU-K 120 cutmanmike engine rpm MGU-K about 50000/memaksimalkan energy regenerated MGU-K on the same lap 2 Mjpaximly energy issued by the MGU-K on the same lap 4 MJ 33.3 per seconds at full loadMaximum engine rpm MGU-H 125000/enmaxonline rpm thermal motor generator MGU-H about 125000/inmodest MGU-H not ogranichennaya energy regenerated MGU-H on the same lap not ogranichennaya energy issued by the MGU-H on the same lap not ogranichivatsya Petronas Rgbaimage materials Petronas Syntium.

2017-02-12 13:34:02

Renault and Red Bull will receive the same engines

Renault and Red Bull will receive the same engines

Like last year, team Renault and Red Bull will receive the same version of the power plant.The difficulty lies in the fact that now the two teams will be different suppliers of fuel and lubricants Renault - Castrol, Red Bull - ExxonMobil. But the French motorists do not see this as a problem.Cyril, Abiteboul, Renault Sport "Our power plant is designed according to the demands of our new partner, Castrol. But we are convinced that there will be no problems with fuel ExxonMobil, which will work the machines of Red Bull and Toro Rosso.No additional improvements will not all get the same versions of the engines.Before Renault and Red Bull worked with the oil company Total.

2017-02-03 09:34:05

Toto Wolff We must not abandon the hybrid engines

Head of Mercedes Toto Wolff thinks that the championship should not shy away from the hybrid engines.Toto Wolff "Formula 1 should not reject high technology, which are widely represented in the championship hybrid engines. Many of the technology of Formula 1 was subsequently used in the creation of road machines, so we don't have to change its approach to work on advanced technologies.Formula 1 has always been a testing ground for manufacturers, and that makes this series unique. I know that our engineers can create even more powerful hybrid engine, the car will be even faster. It is quite possible that in fifteen years the world will change beyond recognition, and the motors will be the most advanced, and we will also have to adopt these technologies".

2017-01-26 13:04:03

Pirelli the Pilots will be happy

The head of Pirelli, Paul Hembery assured that the new bus will appeal to all pilots of Formula 1.Paul Hembery "I Think that pilots will enjoy the new tires, because with that level of grip can not be otherwise. The pilots will be new task of unraveling the work of the tires, and it will take them some time.Now the leads will not affect the tire, and the efficiency of the cars as all.If the efficiency of the machines close to each other, then overtaking is possible, if not, it will turn into a motorcade".

2017-01-26 11:04:04

Mark Webber received the highest award of Australia

Mark Webber received the highest award of Australia

Australian ex-pilot of Formula 1 mark Webber, finally hung up the helmet on a hook in the end of last year, on the Day Australia was awarded one of the highest national awards.Mark Webber received the title of officer of the Order of Australia for outstanding service to motor sport as an athlete and Ambassador. In addition, he actively assisted in fundraising and patronized a number of medical and youth organizations.

2016-12-26 11:14:04

Jenson button In the UK nobody wants to pay for pilots

Jenson button In the UK nobody wants to pay for pilots

The ex-pilot of Formula 1 Jenson button said that in the UK there are practically no sponsors who would pay for the pilots.Jenson button "I have never in my career has paid for his place in the team. And this is one reason why the British are so hard to break into Formula 1. There is simply no sponsors who would pay for their protgs millions of euros. Strange, but in the cradle of motor racing there is practically no support of Motorsport.The government does not give money, sponsors just the nuggets, unlike the countries in South America where money from sponsors flow like water".