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2017-09-16 19:14:05

Fernando Alonso Will attack

Fernando Alonso Will attack

The pilot of McLaren Fernando Alonso passed the final qualification of the Grand Prix of Singapore, where he showed the 8th result. Without engine failure.Fernando Alonso "This track, which is like our car. Tomorrow we need to finish two cars in the glasses as it is today fought for the third round in qualifying. The main thing that all was well.We compete with the best cars on this track. This is a good test for us. We see that Red Bull with the Renault engine can fight with the best teams. We are now able to assess what is our chassis. We believe that we have a good car.A couple of weeks and everything will be known to my future. I think that we all discuss, evaluate opportunities Renault. While I'm all happy.Stoffel is fine with me. Stability is good, especially when he's consistently behind my back. Actually, we all help each other. Everything looks very good. Tomorrow I will attack and hold your position".

2017-09-16 19:04:05

Niko Hulkenberg I'm glad I start the 7th

Niko Hulkenberg I'm glad I start the 7th

The pilot of Renault Nico in the qualification of Grand Prix of Singapore was on 7th position.Nico Hulkenberg "the Pole position was unreachable, but I am very glad that we are so fast. The separation from McLaren is quite small, we are a little ahead.I'm happy to start the 7th is a good starting position to fight for decent points in the race".

2017-09-16 18:24:05

Sebastian Vettel I'm very happy Now

Sebastian Vettel I'm very happy Now

The Ferrari pilot Sebastian Vettel managed to win the important qualification of Grand Prix of Singapore. For the Germans it is the 49th pole position of his career.Sebastian Vettel "this morning was difficult, we had to work hard to achieve a good balance for qualifying. I screamed after his final round, he was incredibleI like this track. We were able to make progress and win. I even struck a wall, so strong attacked the track. I was tense, but now relaxed and happy. This is a very good track, and I'm very happy to achieve such a result.And look at the cars of Red Bull They copied our ideas Look on the side of the pontoons".

2017-09-16 18:24:03

Daniel ricciardo Today everything was perfect

Daniel ricciardo Today everything was perfect

Pilot Red Bull Daniel Riccardo in the qualification of Grand Prix of Singapore earned the right to start from the third position.Daniel ricciardo "Today, I was collected, and throughout the weekend. I did everything in order to win the qualification, but not everything went smoothly. Today SEB and Max was better and faster than me. But let's see what we can do tomorrow".

2017-09-16 02:34:03

Felipe Massa Today was very difficult

Felipe Massa Today was very difficult

Pilot Williams Felipe Massa in practice for the Singapore Grand Prix showed the 15-th result.Felipe Massa "Today was very difficult. We know it's not the best track for our car, so it was a very difficult Friday.Balance is not the biggest problem. The problem is that we don't have enough for all time. We're a little slower than the others. Of course, this is a problem that I and everyone in the team was expecting. Frankly, I am confident that the qualification is the main problem, because we don't have the right pace to fight for starting places, but I hope that maybe in the race can happen anything special that will help us break into points.We will try everything we can. If we will be able to earn points on Sunday, it will be very good job".

2017-09-10 20:54:03

McLaren not sure about the fine Vandorn Singapore

Race Director McLaren Eric bulge said that his team are not sure whether or Stoffel Vandorn new penalty for changing elements of the power plant is already in Singapore.Eric boullier "We're not sure yet, but we will need to replace the unit MGU-K. He doesn't, just wasn't enough time before the race because of the closed Park."Considering the chances of McLaren in Singapore, boullier expects the team well, as in Hungary, where she finished two cars in the top ten.Eric bulge "In Singapore we have to finish two cars in the top ten. Also, both cars should reach the final qualification. I think this is second favorite us route after Budapest".

2017-09-08 11:44:06

Toto Wolff dissatisfied with the weather service Formula 1

Toto Wolff dissatisfied with the weather service Formula 1

Head of Mercedes Toto Wolff expressed his dissatisfaction with the official meteorological service of Formula 1.This year Meteo France took on the role of provider information about the weather for all Formula 1 teams. But in Monza the weather forecasters apparently gave incorrect predictions.Toto Wolff "on Friday they promised all-day rain, but the sun was out. On Saturday we were promised a dry day, but we all remember how was practice and qualification".Wolf hinted that Formula 1 needs to rethink its dependence on centralized meteorological services, whereas in the past the teams are engaged with their own suppliers.Toto Wolff "Maybe we need to think if it's right. Perhaps we should return to the old regulations".

2017-09-03 16:34:04

Chronicle of the race Grand Prix of Italy

Chronicle of the race Grand Prix of Italy

145049 - Today from pole position, in the 69 th time in his career, will start Lewis Hamilton.145101 - By this measure, he overtook Michael Schumacher.145132 - Next to it will start. 18-year-old lance Stroll145227 - in General, canadian qualified 4th, but eight pilots received various penalties, including representatives from Red Bull, which in the qualification showed the 2nd and 3rd results.145428 - Second row Esteban and Valtteri Bottas.145500 - Only the third row will start pilots Ferrari Kimi Raikkonen and Sebastian Vettel. 145525 - these days, by the way, Ferrari is celebrating its 70th anniversary.145645 - Fourth row Felipe Massa and Daniil Kvyat. Anyway, Daniel showed in qualifying, 14-th result, but because of the fines he played many positions.145716 - Completing the top ten Kevin Magnussen and Sergio Perez.145738 - Next Eriksson, Wehrlein, Verstappen, Hulkenberg, Sainz, ricciardo, Palmer, Vandorn, Alonso and Grosjean.145827 - The Machine Of Quata.

2017-09-03 09:14:05

Fernando Alonso We got closer to the competitors

The pilot of McLaren Fernando Alonso in qualifying for the Italian Grand Prix showed the 13-th result. But because of the engine swap Spaniard will go on the penultimate starting position.Fernando Alonso "Today in wet conditions, the car was just great, especially compared to dry asphalt. We were much more competitive, showing their speed, reached the final and the second round. Obviously, we didn't want too much to play in qualifying because it was not in any sense, but I'll just start from the last row due to a penalty. So we just preserved the tyres and used the engine in a mode with low power consumption. But even so we had a decent qualification.We missed the opportunity to use a tow today, because in wet conditions no one wants to see ahead of the car as visibility and so is zero. But we will use this technique in future races.Today we could be fifth and sixth, so we'll see what we can achieve tomorrow".

2017-09-03 09:14:04

Felipe Massa a good qualification for the team

Pilot Williams Felipe Massa in the qualification of Grand Prix of Italy was on the ninth position. And to start the Brazilian veteran will be the seventh.Felipe Massa "It was definitely a great qualification for the team. For many years, our machine are very poorly shown itself during the rain sessions, but today the car was just gorgeous.I was glad to reach the final, but was disappointed with his final result. Frankly, I'd be happy to start from the position Stroll. He did a fantastic job, showed a stunning lap in qualifying. I am very happy for himWe will start the race from second and seventh positions, so it promises us good dividends following the results of Grand Prix. We need to do a clean race two cars".

2017-09-02 21:54:13

Daniil Kvyat I had to fight with the machine

In the rain qualification of the Italian Grand Prix Daniil Kvyat was the second round, where he showed 14-th result.Daniil Kvyat "we had problems with balance, and I had to fight with the car in almost every turn. In the end, I achieved a good result, I did everything I could.Tomorrow we are expecting a difficult race, especially if it is dry. But, of course, I fully laid out".

2017-09-02 20:04:06

Kimi Raikkonen Just lost the tempo

Kimi Raikkonen Just lost the tempo

In the final rainfall qualification of the Italian Grand Prix Kimi Raikkonen showed the 7th result.Kimi Raikkonen "I don't know what happened to the pace. The bus was supposed to work, but we are unable to achieve operating temperature. The car was constantly trying to bring. It is unclear what was our problem.Tomorrow I will attack, but the result largely depends on the qualification. The car in the race should be faster, but we're just upset about what happened".

2017-09-02 19:44:03

Riccardo Daniel I'm happy

Riccardo Daniel I'm happy

Pilot Red Bull Daniel Riccardo in the qualification of Grand Prix of Italy finished in third position.Daniel ricciardo "I was satisfied with today's fun third round. The first and second rounds were held in heavy tire, in the struggle with the machine on a wet track, but in the end we managed to have funIn the final we did everything we were required under these conditions. This is an important result for the team."As a teammate, ricciardo received penalties for engine change and will start from the last rows.

2017-09-02 19:34:03

Lewis Hamilton I made it on the historic track

Pilot Mercedes Lewis Hamilton showed the best result at the qualification of the Italian Grand Prix, breaking the record of Michael Schumacher for number won pole positions in his career. Now the British 69.Lewis Hamilton "Thank You it was incredible. Thank you to the stands for support. I was able to achieve a new record at the historic track, and I'm definitely going to celebrateThis is a great result for the team. Tomorrow the weather forecast promises sunshine, and I think that the race will not be the simplest. We have done a lot of work, but tomorrow we will need to work even more.

2017-09-02 16:44:03

In the Red Bull dissatisfied with the stop skill

Qualification in Italy stopped in the fifth minute after the departure of Roman Grogan. Red Bull believe that you can do without red flags.Helmut Marko, a sports consultant to Red Bull "Not worth it because of the errors Grosjean to stop the qualification. Grosjean too often wrong".

2017-09-02 16:34:08

Roman Grosjean the Conditions were unsuitable for conducting qualification

Roman Grosjean the Conditions were unsuitable for conducting qualification

The first part of qualifying at Monza was interrupted in the fifth minute when he went off the track Romain Grosjean. The pilot Haas believes that it should not have to hold qualifications in such conditions.Roman Grosjean "the Conditions were unsuitable for conducting training. More on the circle of departure from boxes I on the radio announced that the track has too many puddles, and the visibility just no. On the one hand, on a direct you can't take your foot off the gas pedal, because behind that might be heading the other machine, and its pilot just does not see you. On the other hand, at maximum speed it is easy to lose the car. First time there, and then I suddenly lost control of the car at speeds of 300 km/h. the Shot was not very strong. I was lucky that the car crashed on a tangent and bounced to the other side of the road. The turn was a straight line - this should not be.The car damaged the front and rear spoiler. Everything else is not so critical".

2017-09-01 22:44:03

Daniel ricciardo Today we were competitive

Daniel ricciardo Today we were competitive

First day in Italy, the pilot of Red Bull Daniel Riccardo finished in sixth position.Riccardo Daniel "Today we were quite competitive in these conditions. In the evening we will make small adjustments, but generally the car feels good.If it rains tomorrow, we will probably try and see if we have the chance to fight for pole position. Dry, otherwise will estimate your chances. In any case, if I can win the qualification, will fight in the race a little from the depths of the grid because of penalties. But I'm glad of this, because the situation will allow me to conduct interesting race filled with struggle.I'm ready for the upcoming Sunday. The race should be fun"Due to the replacement of the power plant Ricardo will receive 20 penalty positions.

2017-09-01 22:14:03

Sergio Perez It's been a busy day

Sergio Perez It's been a busy day

The pilot Force India Sergio Perez in the practice of the Italian Grand Prix showed 14-th result.Sergio Perez "It's been a busy day, but I feel quite happy even after achieving this result. We expected to lose some time due to rain, but the weather struck us. The team was able because of this to maximize their work.We have gathered important information in order to achieve optimal tuning of the machine before qualification. I wasn't happy with the balance of the car during the afternoon session, but we have sufficient data to explore their problems, understand them, and fix in just one night.

2017-09-01 11:44:04

Roman Grosjean In Monza we will not be able to do better

Haas pilot Roman Grosjean said that in Italy his team will not be able to perform much better than in Belgium.Roman Grosjean "Monza could be one of those tracks where we will not be able to improve the lap times compared to last year. It will be fun, although the long straights and low downforce always been our problem. But turns Lesmo and the Ascari Chicane must succumb.One of the positive aspects Monza - the ability to overtake. Turns 1, 3, 8, and Parabolic - the best place for overtaking in the braking.I think that qualification is the key to success at this track. Let's see what we will be able to achieve. In Monza the atmosphere is crazy. Tifosi, the fans - they are just gorgeous. The track is surrounded by a Park. There is constantly a lot of people coming to watch the race".

2017-08-31 15:34:03

Daniil Kvyat dissatisfied with the progress Toro Rosso

The pilot Toro Rosso Daniel Quat believes that his team's rate of development is inferior to the rivals.Daniil Kvyat "the team are not progressing as we had hoped. If at the beginning of the season we quite easily reached the final of qualification, now it is a difficult question. Qualification this season is significant, and we really need to improve in this area.The team knows what to do. Besides, ahead the tracks that suit our car".

2017-08-27 16:44:03

Chronicle of the race Grand Prix of Belgium

Chronicle of the race Grand Prix of Belgium

144501 - Behind a one-month break, and the race in Spa opens the second part of the championship.144553 - Today from pole position will start Lewis Hamilton. The British pound is the 68-th pole, and this figure he overtook Michael Schumacher.144635 - By the way, it is here in Spa, 25 years ago, his first victory went to Schumacher, and in honor of that date, his son Mick prior to the start of the race drove one lap in my father's car in 1994.144850 - Near Hamilton will start the championship leader Sebastian Vettel. In the championship Vettel ahead of Mercedes driver on 14 points.144906 - the Second row is traditionally the Finnish Valtteri Bottas and Kimi Raikkonen.144931 Raikkonen four times won at Spa, but the last time it was in the distant 2009.144959 - the Third row completely for pilots Red Bull, while Max Verstappen again ahead of Daniel ricciardo.145221 - Fourth row Nico Hulkenberg and Sergio Perez.145235 - Fifth row Esteban Windows and Fernando Alonso.145259 - Actually, the tenth qualified Jolyon Palmer, but due to the replacement gearbox he went on the 14-th position.145342 - Thanks to the tenth position went Alonso, who did not have one tenth of a second to go to the finals of qualification.145405 - Next Grosjean, Magnussen, Sainz, Palmer, Stroll, Massa, Ericsson, Wehrlein, Kvyat, Vandorn.145436 - the Last five pilots earned various penalties. So, Kvyat got 20 positions for the replacement of elements of the power plant.145455 - Vandorn twice changed the engine, and the Belgian is in total scored 65 penalty positions.145620 - the Temperature is +22C, the track warmed up to +34C145629 - Rain during the race is not 145720 - Length 7004 m is the longest track in the championship. The distance of the race 44 145747 - the pilots of two independent zones DRS145856 - 14 First pilots will start on the soft tyres Ul.145927 - the Stroll, Massa, Ericsson, Kvyat and Vandorn chose 145940 - And only Wehrlein chose the hard type 150017 - Pilots go on warm-up 150148 - Pirelli offer two options strategies the Ul-Soft with one pit stop and the Ul-Soft-Ul with two stops.150216 - In the stands a lot of fans Verstappen, tens of thousands.150249 - Machine return to the starting 150328 - Everything's ready to 150344 - START150436 - Hamilton, Vettel, Bottas, Raikkonen, Verstappen, ricciardo, Alonso.150444 - Quat 16-150548 Hulkenberg in the final Chicane went 150655 - 1 lap Hamilton, Vettel, Bottas, Raikkonen, Verstappen, ricciardo, Hulkenberg, Alonso, Windows, Magnussen, Perez, Grosjean, Palmer, Massa, Sainz, Stroll, Kvyat, Vandorn, Eriksson, 150722, Alonso at the exit of the red Water attacks. And both of them tries to go through Windows. Three cars in a row150731 - In the end Alonso went 150744 - Start.

2017-08-27 13:34:03

Jolyon Palmer will lose five positions at the start

Jolyon Palmer will lose five positions at the start

For the first time in a long time pilot of Renault Jolyon Palmer went into the final qualification, but on the circle of departure refused gearbox.The damage to the host was serious, and the team decided to replace the transmission. As a result, the Palmer will lose five positions and will start 15th. Earlier, the penalties for changing the gearbox got Marcus Ericsson and Pascal Wehrlein. Five positions for ignoring the yellow flags will lose Felipe Massa. Daniil Kvyat and Stoffel Vandorn will lose 20 and 65 positions, respectively, for the replacement of components of the power plant.

2017-08-27 12:24:04

Honda about the problems in qualifying electronics do not understand Alonso

Honda about the problems in qualifying electronics do not understand Alonso

Fernando Alonso did not have one tenth of a second to go to the finals of qualification. In the final attempt, the Spaniard was ahead of its schedule by six tenths of a second, but after the 11th turn disconnected the battery. In the end, Alonso stopped the attempt and rolled into the pits.Honda conducted an investigation and came to the conclusion that failure resulted from incorrect settings of control electronics. Alonso on full throttle passed the turn Pouhon, and electronics decided that it is straight and simply did not connect the battery.Yusuke Hasegawa, Honda "Tuning the engine, we note the sites that use extra power. Sometimes the pilot makes an unplanned operation, and electronics in such cases is confused. Obviously, we have to change the settings of electronics".

2017-08-26 21:24:03

Niko Hulkenberg very satisfied with the qualification

Niko Hulkenberg very satisfied with the qualification

The pilot of Renault Nico Hulkenberg at the end of qualifying for the Belgian Grand Prix was on the 7th position.Nico Hulkenberg "I am very happy with the qualification. I was not able to achieve the perfect balance and settings, but still my result was magnificent - 7-m. It has a great importance.Today, we're still working on the settings, but to find a middle ground failed. I'm still not sure we found the best solution for the race, but tomorrow will judge all. I will try to squeeze all of the 7-th place. The team did a great job, so I have to answer to them for this good result.

2017-08-26 20:34:03

Roman Grosjean Today, I'm happy with the team

Roman Grosjean Today, I'm happy with the team

Haas pilot Roman Grosjean for the qualification of the Grand Prix of Belgium was on 12-th position.Roman Grosjean "Today I am very pleased with myself and the team. It was just a great qualification I could do more with the tow in partner, but I failed to get close enough to the car ahead. It's the best we could do. At higher count simply was not necessary.The car felt good, the settings we picked up a great. I had to give, but on these routes we always have problems. The race is long, and much will depend on tires. Our race pace is good so we hope for the right strategy and good points".

2017-08-26 19:44:03

Carlos Sainz 14-th result is very disappointing

Carlos Sainz 14-th result is very disappointing

The pilot Toro Rosso Carlos Sainz in qualifying for the Belgian Grand Prix showed 14-th result.Carlos Sainz "I'm a little disappointed that in today's qualifying showed only 14-th result. This is discouraging after a successful weekend. During practices, I was in the top ten, all rounds were very smooth, but not today.We started the qualifications with the hope to enter the finals. But to achieve 14-th result is very disappointing. I showed our maximum. I hope that tomorrow the situation will change again in a positive way".

2017-08-26 19:34:04

Felipe Massa I am disappointed

Felipe Massa I am disappointed

Pilot Williams Felipe Massa in the qualification of the Belgian Grand Prix was on the 16th position.Felipe Massa "I am very disappointed with the result. We are not competitive. I thought maybe the accident was the cause of problems, but no, I immediately understood the balance and settings. Just our machine is not able to be fast on this track.I'm very upset. Plus, I got a penalty in the form of loss of five places on the starting grid. But I'm going to drive forward. Will try all possibilities to get points".

2017-08-26 18:44:03

Lewis Hamilton I can't believe I won there pole

Lewis Hamilton I can't believe I won there pole

Lewis Hamilton won the qualification of Grand Prix of Belgium and the number of poles on par with Michael Schumacher.Lewis Hamilton "I can't believe I won there pole. I want to thank the whole team - she did a great job.We were able to beat Ferrari, and I'm very happy because Spa is one of my favorite tracks. To win here qualifying is the dream of every pilot."After qualifying Hamilton congratulated the managing Director of Formula 1 Ross Brawn, who worked for several years with Schumacher "I'm here to congratulate Lewis on behalf of the family of Michael Schumacher and pass words by Corinna Schumacher. She reminded me that Michael said, "Records are made to be beat".

2017-08-25 11:54:03

Two months Daniil Kvyat will be on the verge of disqualification

On account of Daniil Kvyat's 10 penalty points. Two more points - and the Russian pilot Toro Rosso will miss one race. However, this situation does not in any way affect the approach Kvyat to prepare for the Grand Prix.Daniil Kvyat "It does not affect my approach. My team know this and will try to earn penalty points.Sorry, we can't do anything. It is a pity that we got penalty points in Hungary."The near burning points will occur at the end of October, so two months, Daniel will be on the verge of disqualification.