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2017-07-28 23:34:03

Nico Hulkenberg will lose five positions at the start

Nico Hulkenberg will lose five positions at the start

On the machine Nico made an unscheduled replacement of the gearbox. As a result, the Renault pilot will lose five positions on the starting grid.On the twisty Hungarian highway difficult to overtake, so qualifying is important. Such a fine considerably complicate the race.

2017-07-28 21:24:03

Niko's setting had to fight

Niko's setting had to fight

The pilot of Renault Nico Hulkenberg on the results practices Grand Prix of Hungary was on 7-th position.Nico Hulkenberg "We had to struggle to find good settings for the machine. But that's just the nature of Friday's practice on this track. The car generally behaves just fine, otherwise, nothing remarkable - the usual Friday. We hope that the data analysis will give us the opportunity to improve the setting of the machine".

2017-07-28 12:04:03

Nico Rosberg will be the team principal of Formula E

Nico Rosberg will be the team principal of Formula E

It seems that the champion of the season-2016 Nico Rosberg is preparing to become the head of the factory Mercedes team in Formula E, which will appear in 2019.This week the German automaker shocked the racing world by announcing that after 2018 he will be leaving DTM for electric series.Now Auto Bild reports that Rosberg, the recently retired reigning world champion, is first in line to head the new team.Auto Bild "the President has already met with the head of Formula E, Alejandro Agawam in Monaco. If that happens, Rosberg will become the second world champion of Formula 1, was appointed to lead the team in Formula E. the First is a four-time world champion and head of the factory Renault team Alain Prost".

2017-07-26 10:54:06

Niko Hungary is perfect for the return of Kubica

The pilot of Renault Nico Hulkenberg believes that Hungary is an ideal place to Robert Kubica could return to the championship.Nico Hulkenberg "the Hungaroring is one of the most intense tracks, because there is only one straight where you can gently relax.After a racing weekend on the track is a lot of waste rubber, which will allow the tests to develop a high speed. Possibly, on tests of speed will be even higher than during the race.Recall that after the Hungarian Grand Prix of Formula 1 team will remain in Budapest and will spend two days of tests. One day driving to work the Renault Robert Kubica.

2017-07-16 17:44:05

Niko was a Great race for our team

Niko was a Great race for our team

The pilot of Renault Nico Hulkenberg in the race Grand Prix of great Britain finished sixth.Nico Hulkenberg "It's a great team work and good finishing position. We have good speed, the team can be satisfied with the work done. I'm glad I was able to finish sixth. This is a big step forward for the team. I am very comfortable in the car, she is able to fight for more. We were lucky to put it all together, and the team now running the extracted points".

2017-07-15 23:14:03

Nico Hulkenberg It was a successful qualification

Nico Hulkenberg It was a successful qualification

At the end of qualifying at Silverstone pilots Renault Nico Hulkenberg and Jolyon Palmer were on the 6th and 11th positions, respectively.Nico Hulkenberg "Today we had a very successful qualification and the race tomorrow, we start just behind the top teams. I had a good pace, and the team can now boast of good results. The team took the right decisions in difficult weather conditions. I felt calm and confident in the car, so was able to show a good circle. The updates we brought here have also played a role in our step forward.However, tomorrow's race is a real test. We will try to do a clean race. Will be hard to attack to finish the race in the points zone".Jolyon Palmer "Today I'm 11th, but tomorrow I don't wanna be 11-m. I am satisfied with the car, but I understand that could show a better result. The car is very good, and my starting place gives an opportunity to choose the strategy. I am sure that I will be able to fight for points in the race".

2017-07-15 17:14:02

Qualifying score after ten stages

Stoffel vandorn for the first time in the season managed to beat a partner in McLaren's Fernando Alonso and Daniil Kvyat equalized with a partner in the Toro Rosso.Mercedes, Lewis Hamilton, Valtteri Bottas 6-4Ferrari, Sebastian Vettel - Kimi Raikkonen 7-3Red Bull, Daniel Riccardo - Max Verstappen 4-6Force India, Sergio Perez - Esteban Windows 9-1Williams, Felipe Massa - lance Stroll 9-1McLaren, Fernando Alonso - Stoffel Vandorn 8-1Toro Rosso, Daniil Kvyat is Carlos Sainz 5-5Renault, Nico - Jolyon Palmer 9-0Haas, Roman Grosjean - Kevin Magnussen 6-4Sauber, Marcus Ericsson - Pascal Wehrlein 2-6.

2017-07-14 23:14:03

Niko Two sessions went without any problems

Niko Two sessions went without any problems

The pilot of Renault Nico Hulkenberg in the practice of the British Grand Prix showed the 7th result.Nico Hulkenberg "the Two sessions this Friday were held without serious problems. Among the work done to identify a successful test some upgrades. Now we need to analyze and see what it gives us. As for the rate, we need to do some work to find a little more balance and productivity, particularly on long stretches. Also we were preparing for qualification".

2017-07-13 12:24:03

Head of Mercedes follows the market of the pilots of the season-2019

Head of Mercedes follows the market of the pilots of the season-2019

Mercedes expects to save Valtteri Bottas in the team in 2018. After replacing Nico Rosberg, the Finn won two races, and 15 points behind his teammate Lewis Hamilton.Head of Mercedes Toto Wolff said that another factor in play is the market for pilots in 2019, when they can come big names, including Daniel ricciardo and Max Verstappen. In the same year is the deadline of the contract with Lewis Hamilton.Toto Wolff "the Market will be pretty interesting in 2019, so you need to plan everything in advance.Most likely, Mercedes will offer Bottas another one-year contract.

2017-07-12 16:24:03

Frederic Vasseur, the new head of the Sauber

Frederic Vasseur, the new head of the Sauber

Sauber have officially confirmed that frdric Vasseur, who previously worked at Renault, will be the new team leader, replacing the previously dismissed Monica, Kaltenborn.Pascal Picchi, Chairman of the Board Sauber "Frederick Wasser worked long enough in Motorsport and has proved itself from the best side. We are happy to see him in the ranks of Sauber".Frederic Vasseur "I am delighted to be a member of the team Sauber and thank you for the trust. I was impressed with the capabilities of each team's base in Hinwil, and also the ambitions of all employees. I am confident that together we will achieve great success. Look forward to the opportunity to start working at a new place."At the head of Renault F1 Vasser worked for a year. He left the French team in February of this year from-for disagreements with Cyril Abiteboul. Prior to that, Vasser led teams in the Junior series and has worked with Nico Rosberg, Lewis Hamilton, Sebastian Vettel and Valtteri Bottas.To work in Sauber Wasser will start from July 17, after the Grand Prix of great Britain.

2017-07-10 14:54:04

Nico has no regrets about leaving the Force India

Nico has no regrets about leaving the Force India

The pilot of Renault Nico Hulkenberg said that he did not regret his departure from Force India.Nico Hulkenberg "I did everything right. It was clear that this year the development team will be small. We just can't resist the Force India. But we expect to compete for high results in 2019 and 2020.I believe in the potential of this team and the fact that it will give me a car capable of fighting for the title and victory.Officially, the team says it wants to compete for victory in 2019, but there are no guarantees on this score. There is only hard work, decisions, budgets, the right people. With this recipe the team has to come out on top. But in Formula 1 it is impossible to make unequivocal predictions".

2017-07-08 22:24:03

Qualifying score after nine stages

After nine qualifications in the five teams, there is complete dominance of one of the pilots, while four teams, including Toro Rosso, the score is almost equal.Mercedes, Lewis Hamilton, Valtteri Bottas 5-4Ferrari, Sebastian Vettel - Kimi Raikkonen 7-2Red Bull, Daniel Riccardo - Max Verstappen 4-5Force India, Sergio Perez - Esteban Windows 8-1Williams, Felipe Massa - lance Stroll 8-1McLaren, Fernando Alonso - Stoffel Vandorn 8-0Toro Rosso, Daniil Kvyat is Carlos Sainz 4-5Renault, Nico - Jolyon Palmer 8-0Haas, Roman Grosjean - Kevin Magnussen 5-4Sauber, Marcus Ericsson - Pascal Wehrlein 2-5.

2017-07-08 22:14:04

Niko Hulkenberg I am satisfied with the 11th place

Niko Hulkenberg I am satisfied with the 11th place

Five hundredths of a second is not enough to pilot a Renault Nico Hulkenberg to pass the final qualification. In the race, the German will start 11th. Nico Hulkenberg "I'm happy with the 11th place is a good result. I showed excellent fastest lap at the end of the second round. It was very fun to look for opportunities to play additional few thousand seconds.Tomorrow will be a tough race, but we get the choice of starting tyres. It was a good team effort".

2017-07-08 10:34:04

Stoffel Vandorn New engine Nothing new

Stoffel Vandorn New engine Nothing new

The pilot of McLaren Stoffel Vandorn admitted that the upgraded engine, Honda has brought nothing new.Stoffel Vandorn "I don't think a new engine will generally play some role in the work of the team. Of course, we welcome any tenths of a second, but we need to play the whole second."Interestingly, the Honda engine is considered the biggest in the peloton.The pilot of Renault Nico Hulkenberg "In slow corners it is definitely the loudest engine. It sounds amazing loud. It rumbles and rattles like a truck, and frankly, it's amazing that he is able to disperse the car. But it's funny that when the engine is running at full power, he becomes very quiet".

2017-07-07 11:34:03

Sergey Sirotkin on track

Sergey Sirotkin on track

The first Friday practice in the composition of Renault today is conducted by Sergey Sirotkin. For half an hour the Russian will replace Nico Hulkenberg.

2017-07-06 17:34:03

Sergey Sirotkin will work out one practice in the part of Renault

Sergey Sirotkin will work out one practice in the part of Renault

In the framework of the Austrian Grand Prix, the Russian driver Sergey Sirotkin will hold Friday practice behind the wheel of a Renault RS17, temporarily replacing Nico Hulkenberg.Sergey Sirotkin "I am delighted to be back behind the wheel of a Renault. After previous tests I performed in the Le Mans and Formula 2, and also held a demonstration race at Goodwood. However, to take part in the racing weekend Formula 1 is something special.I like Spielberg. I love the old tracks and the red bull Ring is one of them. I hope this time we will work out the program and collect a lot of useful information about the truck".Before Sirotkin participated twice in the practices of Formula 1 Barcelona and Sochi. But due to technical problems managed to pass only 12 laps.

2017-07-04 22:04:02

Robert Kubica will once again sit behind the wheel of a Renault

According to the BBC, the leadership of the team Renault was satisfied with the results of the tests of Robert Kubica and willing to provide the Polish pilot another chance.As told the representatives of the French team, in the simulator Kubica showed results comparable to the results of the combat pilot Nico Hulkenberg. However, on a real track you have difficulty with a damaged hand.It is not excluded that Kubica will take part in the youth tests after the Grand Prix of Hungary.

2017-07-01 14:24:03

Lewis Hamilton is not against a new contract

Non-Executive Director of Mercedes Niki Lauda confirmed that Lewis Hamilton will stay with the team until the end of season 2018. Moreover, the Briton is looking to stay in the team and after 2018.Niki Lauda "It remains, of course, because he has a contract. He is not Nico RosbergLewis is already discussing with us about a contract extension. He asked about it. He is very motivated as we are, although negotiations had not yet begun. But I must honestly say that I have immense respect for him. From the beginning of the season he has shown fighting spirit, he is in excellent physical condition, and the results are growing race by race.

2017-06-28 17:44:02

Pirelli can prepare even more soft tyres in 2018

The participants began to complain that the tyres are too durable.In Montreal the head of Haas Gunther Steiner said "On the Supersoft we could hold three races."The pilot of Renault Nico Hulkenberg "If you look at the Supersoft tyres, after 30 laps, they will be like new".Part of the problem is high tyre pressure required Pirelli, but the Italian company is reluctant to reduce it, especially in more rigid structures.The German edition Auto Motor und Sport reports that one of the solutions is the introduction of the championship of softer rubber. The new team would get called Megasoft may appear in the season of 2018.

2017-06-26 12:44:04

Niko With street tracks is always so

Niko With street tracks is always so

The pilot of Renault, Nico Hulkenberg dropped out of the race in Baku due to contact with the wall.Nico Hulkenberg "street tracks always. You need to stay as close to the walls, but not too close. Sorry, I'm just too quickly went into the corner, breaking the right suspension.I failed myself and my team. Before the accident the race was very positive, and it seemed that we were able to continue our series of finishes in the top ten. Restarts were very difficult because of the temperature of the tires. I hope that in Austria we will play better".

2017-06-25 10:14:07

Jarno Trulli Lewis Hamilton will not leave at the end of the year

The ex-pilot of Formula 1 Jarno Trulli is confident that Lewis Hamilton will not leave the championship at the end of this season.Jarno Trulli "I don't know why Hamilton spoke about the possible resignation. Think he can race up to 40 years. Nico Rosberg another way of looking at life. For him, unlike Lewis, the track is not the only place in life.

2017-06-25 10:14:04

Niko Hulkenberg denies care Jolyon Palmer

The pilot of Renault, Nico Hulkenberg is confident that the problems Jolyon Palmer was left behind.Nico Hulkenberg "the team at the expense of issues do not arise".Recall that in recent time there are rumors of intent to replace Palmer on Sergey Sirotkin, Sebastian Buemi or even Robert Kubica.However, Niko Hulkenberg admitted that he does not care who will be his teammate.Nico Hulkenberg "a faster partner will not make me faster. I don't care who will work with me in the team.

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 21:04:02

Qualifying score after the eight stages

After eight qualifications in the five teams, there is complete dominance of one of the pilots, and the two teams score equal.Mercedes, Lewis Hamilton, Valtteri Bottas 5-3Ferrari, Sebastian Vettel - Kimi Raikkonen 6-2Red Bull, Daniel Riccardo - Max Verstappen 3-5Force India, Sergio Perez - Esteban Windows 7-1Williams, Felipe Massa - lance Stroll 7-1McLaren, Fernando Alonso - Stoffel Vandorn 7-0Toro Rosso, Daniil Kvyat is Carlos Sainz 4-4Renault, Nico - Jolyon Palmer 7-0Haas, Roman Grosjean - Kevin Magnussen 4-4Sauber, Marcus Ericsson - Pascal Wehrlein 1-5.

2017-06-20 12:14:08

Nico Rosberg said Toto Wolff

Nico Rosberg said Toto Wolff

Recently the head of Mercedes Toto Wolff said that Nico Rosberg was the basis of the problems in the relationship with Lewis Hamilton. The German, who in last season's champion, sees things differently.Nico Rosberg "I know that Toto really thinks about me, so I don't care what the English press writes. Last Tuesday we gathered together 600000 Euro for blind children at a charity event.From time to time I read what you write on the Internet, but this Chapter is closed for me. It's funny because all these squabbles do not concern me more. I won the battle. I hope that one day we will be together on all this to laugh".

2017-06-19 09:44:03

Toto Wolff Chief intriguer was Rosberg

Toto Wolff Chief intriguer was Rosberg

The head of Mercedes Toto Wolff said, who was a real intriguer in relations Rosberg-Hamilton.Toto Wolff "the One who is no longer here. That's for sure. Nico was just trying to use all the weapons that he had. Was all the psychological games that you can think of to destabilize his opponent.Each year the battles have affected their psyche. When you work at such a high level as an athlete, you will definitely are exposed to terrible pressure. All that influenced them both.

2017-06-16 09:54:08

Toto Wolff about the Rosberg I don't understand

Head of Mercedes Toto Wolff said that journalists paraphrased his words concerning relations with Nico Rosberg.Toto Wolff "I said only that he would be surprised if I saw him in the peloton next year. I'm not saying that I will not be surprised if he returns to the championship in the Ferrari camp.It all shows how out of the blue created history at the Formula-1".

2017-06-15 10:14:03

Jolyon Palmer has refused to comment on the rumors

Jolyon Palmer has refused to comment on the rumors

The pilot of Renault Jolyon Palmer could lose his place in the team next season, but the Briton refused to comment on the rumors.Jolyon Palmer "this pressure obviously affects the level of performance. I have to prove all the rumors wrong. I must perform well, not to produce these inventions. I have no explanation for what is happening in the media. I don't think I've done something wrong. I have to fly on the edge, and what happens in the second half of the boxes I didn't need to worry".In the first seven races on account of the Palmer no points. At the same time, his teammate Nico Hulkenberg finished four times in the top ten and has already scored 18 points.

2017-06-14 12:34:04

Nico Rosberg has rejected the return to Formula-1

Nico Rosberg has rejected the return to Formula-1

Champion of the season in 2016 Nico Rosberg said bluntly that he did not want to return to the Royal race.Nico Rosberg "No, I really retired. I am happy and proud of the results and successes achieved. They're good enough. Formula 1 for me in the past, and I'm going to do something new.I don't even want to go back for one Grand Prix. I would have refused. From the Formula-E I also don't refuse. Maybe I'll try in the future."Earlier, the head of Mercedes Toto Wolff said "I would not be surprised to see Nico in a Ferrari or something. He's only 31, he is still young. Maybe he'll change his mind".