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Formula 1

2017-11-24 10:24:05

Paddy Lowe Williams is a good experience for me

Paddy Lowe Williams is a good experience for me

Williams technical Director Paddy Lowe, who formerly worked at McLaren and Mercedes, said that the work in the British team will help him to develop.Paddy Lowe "It was a good year with many interesting challenges. I was able to meet with the team and the environment. Some of the difficulties faced by middle management team compared to leading teams that are new to me.For me personally - it's a new experience. Are frankly unrealistic to expect a victory. We have the desire to move forward and become winners, so here I am.I've been lucky enough throughout my career, working in teams, who were able to win in any race. Perhaps it was difficult for me to constantly be under pressure, but this is a good chance for new growth and advancement of the team".

2017-11-19 11:44:03

Paddy Lowe next year we will be faster

Williams technical Director Paddy Lowe is confident that his team next year will take a step forward.Paddy Lowe "It was a good year with some interesting challenges for the future. Meet the team faced some difficulties, typical for medium sized teams is a new experience for me.Williams is a good team, often setting standards for the work, for example, pit stops, and our style of work often is adopted by other teams.On the other hand, we need a faster car. We have the desire to move forward and to win again. That's why we're here. Next year, a lot can change. You'll see".This year, Williams will likely end the year in fifth position.

2017-11-16 10:24:06

Robert Kubica - a real contender for the role of test driver in Abu Dhabi

Williams technical Director Paddy Lowe has confirmed after many rumors that Robert Kubica could take part in the tests, which will be held in Abu Dhabi after the final race of the season.Paddy Lowe "We are still considering what options would be best for the team and Kubica is definitely a strong option.We are open to suggestions. This also applies to the combat pilots. It is important that next year we will have the best lineup in terms of speed".

2017-11-14 12:54:03

Robert Kubica preparing for tests in Abu Dhabi

Robert Kubica preparing for tests in Abu Dhabi

Robert Kubica looks set to get another chance to prove themselves behind the wheel of a Formula 1 car. Tyre tests in Abu Dhabi after the final race of the season-2017, and the Polish pilot they will represent Williams.Paddy Lowe, technical Director, Williams "We choose among different pilots. We considered Wehrlein, who also has a chance for a place in the team. Kubica almost certainly you will give another chance to be in the car during the tests in Abu Dhabi.This topic is too interesting for the press and fans, but we want to check it out and decide for yourself without external pressure".

2017-11-14 11:34:03

Williams the pilots will not be accepted in a short time

Williams technical Director Paddy Lowe said that the decision on the composition of the pilots will not be accepted in the near future.Paddy Lowe "We are unlikely to make a decision in a short time. We have a few different options and we will notify you of its decision when it is taken.A lot depends on your personal rate of applicants, so we need time to evaluate their love".A place in Williams expect Robert Kubica, Paul di Resta, Pascal Wehrlein and Daniel Quat.

2017-11-05 11:14:08

Paddy Lowe the Engine is not the problem of the championship

Williams technical Director Paddy Lowe believes that Formula 1 and so many issues, not to mention talk about the new engines for the season-2021.Paddy Lowe "I think that now all the fans of Formula 1 only hear about the problem with the new engines, but it's not the biggest problem of this sport. This is a problem only the three top teams fighting for conditions that will be beneficial to them. But the biggest problem at the moment - the inconsistency of the other teams leaders.If you look at the race in Austin, the team was divided into parts. First went to the leaders, then another five pilots, and behind them in the distance remaining. And the engines have nothing to do with".

2017-11-04 14:44:04

Paddy Lowe Relations with Mass tense

Paddy Lowe Relations with Mass tense

Williams technical Director Paddy Lowe said that the issue of the extension of the contract with Felipe Massa reigns some tension.Paddy Lowe "the Relationship between teams and drivers around the extension of the contract always tense. Most of us, when we go to work, do it in private with the boss, but in Formula 1 it is a public matter. It makes the situation uncomfortable for all parties.Felipe is a great guy, and he has a great relationship with the team. I think in any case we will remain in a good relationship, regardless of the outcome of negotiations.

2017-11-03 13:04:04

Paddy Lowe Points do not reflect the real picture of the struggle of the Masses and Stroll

Paddy Lowe Points do not reflect the real picture of the struggle of the Masses and Stroll

Williams technical Director Paddy Lowe said that the arrangement of the pilots in the standings does not reflect the real picture.Paddy Lowe "I don't think we need to talk too much about justice to Felipe. He really was a bad race not his fault.In Baku, many people said that day, Felipe could win the race. It could really be so, if the car hadn't broken down. According to telemetry, he could win the race with a good margin.In Mexico, Felipe was unlucky on the first lap. And lance just got lucky. We all saw who worked throughout the season, so the points do not reflect accurately the full picture".For two stages before the end of the season on account of newcomer lance Stroll 40 points. From Felipe Massa 36 points.

2017-10-30 15:24:03

Williams have confirmed their interest in Kvyat

Head Red Bull Christian Horner advised Daniil Kvyat to try to get a place in Williams, and the British team have really shown interest to the Russian pilot.Paddy Lowe, technical Director, Williams "back in Austin I said that we are considering all options with the pilots, who have no contracts. Kvyat is a good pilot, and he is in our list of candidates".Kvyat himself earlier said that during the Grand Prix of the USA spoke with Paddy Lowe.

2017-10-24 14:24:03

In Williams interested in Wehrlein

In Williams interested in Wehrlein

Williams technical Director Paddy Lowe has admitted that Pascal Wehrlein is among the candidates for a place in the team in the season of 2018. The main problem of the German pilot his age as the title sponsor of the team, the brand Martini, requires anyone over the age of 25.Paddy Lowe, technical Director, Williams "If we are talking about Pascal, we do not need to check on the tests, because we see how he performs in the race. Yes, we need to consider the wishes of the sponsors, but I am also sure that Martini understands how important for us pilots.We will choose the option that is best suited from the point of view of the results, not the one that is best for sponsors".According to rumors, Lowe does not want to work with Felipe Massa, so now the benchmarks are two other veteran Robert Kubica and Paul di Resta. As for Wehrlein, the Lowe is well acquainted with him in a Mercedes.

2017-10-19 10:04:05

Paddy Lowe has not commented on the tests Kubica

Paddy Lowe has not commented on the tests Kubica

Williams technical Director Paddy Lowe would not comment on rumors about the return of Robert Kubica in Formula 1 with the British team.Paddy Lowe "there's nothing I can comment on now. All I can say is that we have several options.We need pilots and experts is strong enough to bring the team back to the top. I already made some changes to the project car of the season in 2018, and at the moment I'm happy with what I see.I love my job. And now I have the opportunity to review the new draft - Williams going to win. For this we need strong engineers, effective team and excellent work. When this happens, you get more investors and a bigger budget".

2017-10-09 14:04:03

Felipe Massa Williams Professionals support my candidacy

Felipe Massa Williams Professionals support my candidacy

In Japan, Williams technical Director Paddy Lowe said that Felipe Massa must play in next season, but he was confirmed by the tests of Robert Kubica and Paul di Resta.Felipe Massa "I am concerned that the team may choose a path that will result in stable to serious difficulties. I think that lance has made great progress during the year, so perhaps the team is to maintain the current composition of the pilots.In any case, the team knows best what she needs. I think that if Williams will listen to the professionals, it will leave it as is.In the last three years the car did not fit my style of piloting. It was not a high level of grip, tires did not work so well - it was all sad, and I couldn't compensate for all of these problems with his style.Now, when I feel that I could pass high, motivation increases. I still believe that can do a lot to give the team".

2017-09-21 11:34:03

Paddy Lowe next year Williams will be a fast machine

Paddy Lowe next year Williams will be a fast machine

In 2014, after a series of unsuccessful seasons, the Williams team took 3rd place in the Cup of designers. Since then, the results gradually fell, and now the team from grove is fighting with Toro Rosso for the 5th place. Paddy Lowe, who took the post of technical Director of Williams in the beginning of this year, I am sure that next season Williams will be a formidable force.Paddy Lowe "the New machine will be materially different from current. During the development, we use a completely different philosophy. We expect to improve in all areas and has achieved notable successes.The last time Williams came strong engineers from other teams, so ideas we have plenty. We will select the best of these ideas, and next year Williams will be a quick car."Recall that before the transition in Williams, Lowe worked as a technical Director of the Mercedes.

2017-08-29 11:34:03

Alonso and Williams did not refuse the rumors

Fernando Alonso, tired of the problems of Honda, the Spa stated that it could go to another team.Fernando Alonso "the Current situation did not arise in one day - it's been three years. I got some in June, July and August. 60 percent of them I have already rejected. The other 40 percent still open."Williams technical Director Paddy Lowe "We haven't announced yet who will be our pilot in the next year. That's what we're working on, so I can't confirm or rule out including Alonso".Deputy head Williams Claire Williams "It would be great if every team was Fernando. But, as I said, we focusareas on this season. Maybe our pilots will have to worry in the end of the year for their jobs.Alonso probably will look good in overalls of our team, right View".

2017-08-25 14:44:03

Felipe Massa may miss second practice

Felipe Massa may miss second practice

At the beginning of the first practice Felipe Massa crashed the car. The engineers and the engineers at Williams will have to assemble a new chassis around the spare monocoque, and the Brazilian is likely to miss the second practice.Paddy Lowe, technical Director, Williams "Corrupted cell security. The hole is small, but we will have to replace the entire monocoque. Obviously, it will take almost the whole day.First we had a spare car, ready to go on the track, but now, in order to save, the spare machine can be collected to a certain level. Ahead of serious work, because many things have to move with a broken machine to the new one".

2017-08-15 09:04:05

Paddy Lowe lance Stroll turned the tide

Williams technical Director Paddy Lowe believes that the young canadian lance Stroll has managed to achieve a step forward.Paddy Lowe "it was a very difficult time, but really I feel like he's managed to reverse the situation. From this point you can already start building your future.Now, even when he had a really hard day, we know that we can rely on the guy. Especially after the podium in Baku he had the confidence. He thinks that if he did it once, you'll be able.He's very good at piloting, he shows great maturity. Even in difficult weekends he keeps his head held high, keeping a good pace.To achieve this maturity, we need a couple of years, but he is already showing good pace and awareness to the team".

2017-08-10 17:24:03

Paddy Lowe a Lot of nice work

Paddy Lowe a Lot of nice work

Williams technical Director Paddy Lowe has admitted that he likes to work with Felipe Massa.Paddy Lowe "Felipe made out of the title of the test. We all remember that thirty seconds later he was champion in 2008. He is clearly very talented, and I am pleased to work with him.He's a fantastic guy to work with enthusiasm. He is friendly and always helps Strollo who is just learning to work in Formula 1. With more Weight and fun to work with, it is very stable and reliable, makes few mistakes and does not.I think if we could give Felipe the right car, he again fought for a title".

2017-08-06 23:54:03

Paddy Lowe We need a faster car

Paddy Lowe We need a faster car

Williams technical Director Paddy Lowe said that Hungary showed all the mistakes of the team.Paddy Lowe "I told the guys that Hungary is a good weekend, which showed all of our weaknesses. Based on these results, we should try to build a faster car. I think it was the best way to summarize. We have a lot of work, and we need to be better. And we can be better, so that's what we will do in the time allowed by the regulations of the time in August.We will not give up the fourth position. I think this year we can be very strong on some other tracks, hope some of them will suit us more than opponents. We will be back in the second half of the season prepared."Machine Williams traditionally fast on highways, and after the summer break will be stages in Spa and Monza.

2017-08-05 23:54:06

Williams was considering Paul di Resta for a place in the team for 2018

Williams technical Director Paddy Lowe said that the team is considering taking Paul di Resta for the season 2018.Recall that in Hungary di Resta replaced diseased Felipe Massa.Paddy Lowe "We are considering every possible option. I think that di Resta got a good reputation after this weekend, and I heard him call from Mercedes. They need to hurry with the proposals".

2017-07-08 10:44:03

Claire Williams We are ready to leave the Ground for the season-2018

Claire Williams We are ready to leave the Ground for the season-2018

Deputy head Williams Claire Williams acknowledged that the team is ready to sign a contract with Felipe Massa, which before the canadian Grand Prix single-handedly earned points for the stables.Claire Williams "I see no reasons that can stop it. We were lucky that Felipe decided to return to the us this year. It works very well, earning points and helping lance to progress.His experience came in very handy since joining the team Paddy Lowe. Two of them are actively discussing the development of the machine. Therefore, if we are talking about the next season it will be his decision. If he feels motivated enough to continue, we will be happy to sign a new contract."Weight acts in Formula 1 since 2002. Williams Brazilian came in 2014.

2017-07-03 12:54:03

Paddy Lowe the Podium Strolla really helped us

Paddy Lowe the Podium Strolla really helped us

Williams technical Director Paddy Lowe said that the third place lance Stroll had a positive impact on the motivation of the whole team.Paddy Lowe "It was a very difficult task for lance - just to make his debut in Formula 1. He came here at a very young age and, possibly, the most difficult transition season. It was very, very difficult - we've all seen it. There were races when it was just not to blame for their gatherings. Was the race when his pace was pleasing.Now he has established himself, and now he's confident in his progress. We know that we have two excellent pilot. In the beginning of the season it just wasn't there. The start of the season was hard for the team.This podium has given the whole team a positive boost. We can now continue to fight for a place in the team standings".

2017-06-09 13:04:03

Head of Mercedes the Departure of Paddy Lowe nothing to do with

Head of Mercedes Toto Wolff said that the departure of technical Director Paddy Lowe has affected the competitiveness of the German team.Toto Wolff "Paddy Lowe is a great engineer, which I respect. But success in our sport not for individual personalities. It is important to having a balanced structure with the right people in the right places. And, in my opinion, this is what we have in the Mercedes. In such moments you realize how strong team. I am proud of our team and happy with the situation within the team.We firmly stand on my feet, all focused on solving our problems, and we are enjoying the duel with Ferrari. This is the Motorsport - to compete with the best".

2017-05-29 11:04:04

Paddy Lowe the Mass was able to take advantage of the situation

Paddy Lowe the Mass was able to take advantage of the situation

Williams technical Director Paddy Lowe said that Felipe Massa has fully justified their expectations.Paddy Lowe "starting from 14th and 17th places is always challenging, and we had planned nicely to play their strategies, taking advantage of the safety cars. In the end, Felipe was able to benefit from the situation. He earned two points for the team. Lance also rode a smooth race, but he had to go the distance on 72-m a circle from-for problems with left front brake. The debris blocked the operation of the cooling system, which is a shame.Overall, we are pleased that we were able to achieve a successful finish in a difficult race. In Canada, we will be stronger".

2017-05-09 09:24:07

Paddy Lowe the Mass is the best teacher for Strolla

Paddy Lowe the Mass is the best teacher for Strolla

Williams technical Director Paddy Lowe believes that the best mentor for lance Stroll than Felipe Massa, it is difficult to find.Paddy Lowe "I admired Felipe as a competitor for many years, especially in 2008, when I was at McLaren with Lewis Hamilton, and it was a really hard battle between two teams. In that year he did a fantastic job, and as you know, he was for a short time the world champion. Felipe - pilot world-class, so working with him very well.It is always a good starting point for pilots when they obviously love what they do. I am very pleased to work with the Ground and Strolla. His experience is just huge, and he's the guy for whom you did not worry when he's in the car on the track. You know he'll do his best.It's fantastic, especially at the moment when the lance is in the process of learning. At the same time, Felipe really, really helps him in the coaching plan".

2017-05-01 20:24:03

Paddy Lowe We are incredibly saddened

Paddy Lowe We are incredibly saddened

Williams technical Director Paddy Lowe admitted that the whole team is depressed after missing out on sixth place in the race Grand Prix of Russia.Paddy Lowe "It was a disappointing day because we were in great shape. Felipe spent a fantastic race, but we had two slow puncture on his car. He had a great race with one pit stop, but forced a second stop dropped him to ninth place.According to lance, he had a bad turn. It's a shame, but then he had a good race. Without this reversal, Stroll could well finish in the points. Meanwhile, for the first time in his career he made it to the finish.Finally, Valtteri congratulations on your first victory in the race. We consider it our pilot, he learned a lot in Williams, and we're glad he earned his first victory in Formula 1".

2017-04-27 11:24:02

Paddy Lowe the Track in Sochi demanding settings of the machine

Paddy Lowe the Track in Sochi demanding settings of the machine

Williams technical Director Paddy Lowe said that the route of the Grand Prix of Russia is very picky about the settings of the machine.Paddy Lowe "This track is demanding for all areas of the machine because it has a wide range of different high-speed corners and a long straight where the important power.Long video also gives opportunity for the slipstream after the start of the race, so we are waiting for interesting fight from the first meters.We are encouraged by the speed of the car in Bahrain, so optimistic before the start of the race in Sochi.

2017-04-26 10:14:04

Williams Paddy Lowe all of us motivate

Williams Paddy Lowe all of us motivate

Deputy head Williams Claire Williams said that the new technical Director Paddy Lowe, who joined in the beginning of the year of Mercedes, has added motivation to her team.Claire Williams "His joining the team was the motivating moment. It is obvious that he will need a little time to find his place in the team and identify its shortcomings that need to be corrected. To have someone of the caliber of Paddy is a measure of our ambition.All Williams is very important to know that we have invited that person not to advertise, but because I really want to get back in the fight at the top of the championship.The last time the Williams team struggled for the title in 2003.

2017-04-05 10:54:08

Paddy Lowe Felipe is a good option

Paddy Lowe Felipe is a good option

Williams technical Director Paddy Lowe believes that Felipe Massa is not at all a bad option for the team as a replacement for Valtteri bottas to.Paddy Lowe "I think Felipe is not a bad option. I was not interested in negotiations with Valtteri. Nobody wants to do the work he wants to do, and if he felt it was an opportunity to move forward, it would be wrong if Williams stood in his way. Care Bottas is the right step.As for the Masses, it is a very professional pilot with extensive experience flying car with a high level of clamping force. His race in Australia he showed that he is able to achieve good results. If in his hands will be a quick car, Felipe can fight for the title".

2017-03-29 09:24:08

Paddy Lowe We are sorry for Strolla

Paddy Lowe We are sorry for Strolla

New Williams technical Director Paddy Lowe apologized to lance Stroller that went the distance of the race Grand Prix of Australia due to brake failure.Paddy Lowe "For us it was a very disappointing result because Stroll held several important overtaking and could compete for points. We apologize for the fact that he came down because of problems with the brakes.We are aware that the main task of the team now - to solve this problem before the race in China".