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2017-05-13 14:54:02

Chapter Mercedes We do nothing for competitors

Head of Mercedes Toto Wolff said that his team would not share any technology with competing teams.Toto Wolff "We're not doing anything for Honda. Therefore, if this situation does not change, I'm not going to fan the rumors are false, and I think they're bad for Honda, because they create a critical standpoint the teams or other stakeholders.We will see what will happen in the future. Recovery is important for Honda Formula 1. Honda is an important factor in Formula 1, a large and very successful company, and I have no doubt that they will eventually be where you expect to be.

2017-05-06 09:14:03

Riccardo Daniel I'm tired abandon Ferrari

Riccardo Daniel I'm tired abandon Ferrari

Pilot Red Bull Daniel Riccardo has once again denied rumors that he moves to Ferrari at the end of this year.Daniel ricciardo "it's All fiction press. I will not pass. I am committed to my club and working hard to get her back in the fight for the victory. Yes, Ferrari is now on top, but that is no reason for rumors about my transition into the stable.I am sure that after Barcelona, our history will change. A lot can change in the championship."Recall that for the Spanish Grand Prix Red Bull is preparing a new version of the car.

2017-05-05 11:34:04

Brabham wants to buy Force India

Brabham wants to buy Force India

There were rumors that the owners of the brand Brabham can buy Force India, and then a great racing name will return to Formula 1.The representative of the family of Babamov "Brabham - brand with more than 69-year-old racing heritage, and we intend to return to it. Since the launch of Project Brabham, we have received many requests from various parties that have expressed interest in licensing the name, and we are evaluating several options. But while we have no comments on this matter".Team Brabham, one of the founders of which is a three-time champion Jack Brabham, acted in Formula 1 in 1963-1992. Its pilots became Champions in 1966, 1967, 1981 and 1983.

2017-05-04 16:34:04

Eddie Jordan Mercedes talks with Vettel

Eddie Jordan Mercedes talks with Vettel

Mercedes denies rumors about talks with Sebastian Vettel, but Eddie Jordan, the former head of Formula 1 team, is confident that the transition of German in a German team is quite real.Eddie Jordan "of Course, Mercedes is negotiating with Vettel. Formula 1 is a business. And the transition Vettel is not only strengthening their team and weakening the opponent."The current contract of Sebastian Vettel with Ferrari expires at the end of this year.

2017-05-03 16:24:05

The Prince of Monaco No special treatment there

The Prince of Monaco No special treatment there

Prince albert denied all speculation that Monaco always got and gets special treatment in the organization of the race.The Prince of Monaco "It's just a rumor. Bernie Ecclestone knew that Monaco came in Formula 1 thanks to our sponsors and the pilots.We always tried to beat out a more favorable deal between Bernie and ACM Automobile Club de Monaco. Ecclestone has always cared about us, but he made us pay the whole amount for your participation.I don't know all the prices, and perhaps our less than some other races, but you have to look at what the Monaco Grand Prix is of historical interest. We pay, and pay. So the rumors about free - Fudge the press".

2017-05-02 10:34:03

Sebastian Vettel I Hope that Red Bull will catch up to us

Sebastian Vettel I Hope that Red Bull will catch up to us

The pilot Ferrari Sebastian Vettel expressed the hope that his bisa the Red Bull team will be able to improve and compete for victory in the race.Sebastian Vettel "I Think that the battle between us and Mercedes will be very dense. I also hope that Red Bull will add and be part of this struggle.There are a lot of rumors about the updates Red Bull. They are a strong team, they know how to build a fast car, so I expect that the issue of progress concerns only the time.But the sooner it happens the more exciting it will be for us a struggle. I am sure that we have the right people, the right tools for progress. It is clear that much still depends on the others team".Sebastian Vettel leads the championship after four stages, ahead of Lewis Hamilton by 13 points.

2017-04-24 16:44:04

Renault is not going to lure Alonso crazy promises

Renault is not going to lure Alonso crazy promises

The current contract Fernando Alonso with McLaren expires at the end of this year. Recently there were rumors that the Spaniard could return to Renault, where in the mid-2000s, he won two League titles. However, the French team does not promise the fight for the title in the next couple of years.Cyril abiteboul, head of Renault Sport "I started working at Renault just at the moment when the team was Alonso. However, now the situation is different, and we need a pilot with the future.I do not think that in the next two years we will be able to fight for the title, so we need an experienced pilot, ready to wait for some time. We are not going to lure Alonso crazy promises".Alonso played for Renault in 2003-2006 and in 2008 and 2009.

2017-04-22 11:54:04

Ross brown we Have different views with Bernie

Ross brown we Have different views with Bernie

Sports Director of the Formula 1 Ross Brawn has dispelled rumors that he would not be able to work with Bernie Ecclestone.Ross Brawn "It's not true. I never said I wouldn't be able to work with Bernie. We have different views, but it would be very interesting to work with Bernie. Now this is impossible, since Bernie did everything in his own way for many years, although he did it very effectively.But I've never seen Bernie with important partners, of course, not in terms of doing business".

2017-04-21 10:24:05

Red Bull does not allow Carlos Sainz to negotiate

Red Bull does not allow Carlos Sainz to negotiate

Head Red Bull Christian Horner said that his team is not going to let Carlos Sainz.Christian Horner "Carlos has a contract with Red Bull, whereby he came into Formula 1. He is our investment, so at the moment we are not going to release this pilot.Carlos is constantly evolving, and Toro Rosso is a good car, which should give him a chance to prove themselves. He is still very young, but we appreciate him, so I don't want to let the guy go. And all this has nothing to do with the rumors about the transition Riccardo Ferrari. It's just a rumor".

2017-04-19 18:04:04

Mansur Oleh Future possible without McLaren Honda

Mansur Oleh Future possible without McLaren Honda

One of the shareholders of McLaren Mansur Oleh said that after three unsuccessful seasons with the British team willing to part with the Japanese minders. He confirmed that there are several options for further work in Formula 1.Mansur Oleh "When we started working with Honda, it is expected other results. The situation now, not like any of us, no Honda. Our team is accustomed to victories and not to fight for an exit in the top ten".Even in Australia there were rumors that the leadership of the McLaren held talks with Mercedes in terms of delivery German power plants in the season of 2018. Later it became known that in these negotiations he participated Mansur Oleh.Mansur Oleh "At the moment we are working on several scenarios, but I can't say anything specific".

2017-04-07 12:24:07

Fernando Alonso No, I'm not leaving

Fernando Alonso No, I'm not leaving

The pilot of McLaren Fernando Alonso dispelled the rumors that he may leave in the middle of the season.Fernando Alonso "No, definitely not. I heard comments on this matter. I'm really sick of the fact that if one of the pilots of any series I interview, then be sure to ask him about Alonso, and how he bad there. All the talk about how close they are to me are friends and that I have depression. But it's not.In Formula 1, I try my best, and I am more prepared than ever. The team now is not very competitive - and it's true. But in the future things can change very quickly".

2017-03-28 15:34:03

Niki Lauda does not know about the talks, McLaren and Mercedes

Before the start of the Grand Prix of Australia there were rumors that the leadership of McLaren, unhappy with the partnership with Honda is considering returning to the power plant of Mercedes. Non-Executive Director of Mercedes Niki Lauda said that he knew nothing about it.Niki Lauda "I don't know anything about the negotiations between McLaren and Mercedes. Accordingly, I have nothing to say."Earlier it was reported that the head of the German team Toto Wolff is ready to support the supply of Mercedes engines for McLaren and Niki Lauda, by contrast, opposes.Team McLaren collaborated with Mercedes 1995-2014. in 2015 the British are obsessed with Japanese minders.

2017-03-28 11:44:04

McLaren We don't negotiate with Mercedes

McLaren We don't negotiate with Mercedes

After a disastrous race in Australia race Director McLaren Eric bulge again was forced to refute rumors of a possible transition of the British team to Mercedes.Eric boullier "It was hearsay. I think our results during test sessions and gave rise to the rumors. But, no, we don't negotiate. Of course, we are considering various options on how to catch up, because we're definitely not in the position where expected to be.Together with Honda we are working on their problems. The pace of development is now quite high, and we see significant changes for the better".

2017-03-25 20:04:09

Fernando Alonso is beginning to lose patience

Fernando Alonso is beginning to lose patience

In the first qualification of the season Fernando Alonso showed the 13-th result. The Spaniard admitted that this season expected more.Fernando Alonso in a BBC interview "I expect great changes, the reaction of the team on the situation. We don't need a whole season to fight for 13th position. At least I'm not going.Or should we fight for the top five, or is it just a waste of time."Meanwhile there were rumors that this year McLaren may switch to Mercedes engines.

2017-03-17 15:34:03

Honda We are 100 dedicated to cooperation with McLaren

On the background of another failure of the Honda mechanics there were rumors about the transition from McLaren to Mercedes. However, the Japanese are counting on further cooperation with McLaren.Yusuke Hasegawa, Honda F1 "of Course, the current situation does not suit us, because it is not what we expected when we decided to go back to Fomrula-1. But we remain 100 dedicated to cooperation with McLaren.We believe in this cooperation, we believe that together we can achieve success. And, despite the difficulties, we must maintain an open relationship. For us it is a long-term project".

2017-02-24 19:24:08

Father Carlos Sainz has denied rumours that Renault

Father Carlos Sainz has denied rumours that Renault

Carlos Sainz-senior denied the rumors about the possible transfer of 22-year-old son in the Renault.There are rumors that after the signing of the contract Renault and Toro Rosso Carlos Sainz has the potential to move to the French team next year.Carlos Sainz-senior "Renault I don't even think about it. It's all fiction press. It is inappropriate to even talk about it. In my son's head. there is nothing but the Toro Rosso. He set to work and wants only one thing - full out race car.I am convinced that if Carlos this year will show high class, opportunities and contracts will come by themselves. Now to talk about something else very early. He needs to forget about everything except work".

2017-02-21 10:54:03

Chapter Mercedes Claire made me beg and cry

Chapter Mercedes Claire made me beg and cry

Head of Mercedes Toto Wolff told that Claire Williams forced him to beg just to give Valtteri Bottas.Toto Wolff "We have found a solution that will help Williams develop their potential and resources to strengthen the team in the medium and long term. I think that the Mass in this case is the best option.Frankly, Claire is an amazing businessman. She quickly oriented in a situation and squeezed out of it everything you can. It really made me cry, I wept at the talks, agreeing to all her conditions.Terms of the deal remain closed. According to rumors, the Mercedes will be paid to Felipe Massa, and also offer Williams a substantial discount on the supply of the power plant.

2017-02-17 12:24:03

Toro Rosso decided to change the coloring

According to officially unconfirmed information, the Toro Rosso in the season-2017 is going to move away from the traditional purple and red tones.Despite the clear policy of the Junior Red Bull team, which was reflected in the colors of the brand with the use of symbols in the form of red bulls in this year's racing livery is the Toro Rosso can change dramatically, and it is connected with the new binding engine supplier Renault.After working with Ferrari in the new season, Toro Rosso have decided to give preference to Renault as senior team Red Bull. The latest rumors informed that the new cars can get the coloring in blue and silver tones.

2017-02-17 11:24:03

Valtteri Bottas I'm not going to earn eight million

Valtteri Bottas I'm not going to earn eight million

According to rumors in the European media, Valtteri Bottas in the Mercedes team will receive around eight million euros salary that is almost three times more than what he got in Williams. Moreover, it is more than it receives in Ferrari world champion Kimi Raikkonen.Bottas himself hastened to deny this information "I don't know where these numbers come from, and don't like to talk about it. This is not public information, although, in this case, it's just speculation".

2017-02-12 12:54:07

Fernando Alonso I don't care what color the car

Fernando Alonso I don't care what color the car

The pilot of McLaren Fernando Alonso has admitted that he doesn't care, the new car will be orange or black and white.Fernando Alonso "I've heard different rumors, but I don't care what color the new car orange, black or white.I asked bulge, what color will the car is to my helmet in harmony with the car, but he told me that we will see on the presentation.I only hope that the car will be fast, and the color is secondary. I think that we should be cautious in their forecasts. I heard that Zac brown is not confident in winning, but who knowsI keep a positive attitude. I'm in better shape than ever, I'm preparing for the world Cup like never before, and are going to fight to the limit.Last year at the end of the season at the speed we have overtaken Mercedes, so anything can happen in the new season, new rules".

2017-02-07 12:44:03

BMW is not going to return to Formula 1

BMW is not going to return to Formula 1

Unit for the production of McLaren road cars has started cooperation with BMW. In this regard, there were rumors that the German company intends to return to Formula 1 with its hybrid technology. However, the Bavarians were quick to assure that to return to the championship they are not going.The press service of BMW, said "When we decided to withdraw from Formula 1 in 2009, it adopted a long-term solution. Resources from Formula 1 we've seen the development of a hybrid power-plant, and soon became leading manufacturers of electric cars of premium class.We follow the development of the Formula 1, but in the near future do not plan to return to this championship".

2017-02-03 09:54:09

Jean Todt makes No sense to enter the second day of racing

The President of the FIA Jean Todt believes that there is no reason to change the racing format, Formula 1. The remark of the Frenchman was a response to the rumors that the new leadership of the championship wants to enter the second day of racing.Jean Todt "It is very simple - we haven't found anything better than that which operates today.If we had to find something that, in our opinion, it would be real progress to Formula 1, we would consider this issue with great care. But nothing new we can not offer".Previously there were proposals to carry out in the Saturday sprint race.

2017-02-02 13:04:03

Paddy Lowe and Williams agreed

Paddy Lowe and Williams agreed

Former technical Director of Mercedes Paddy Lowe will start to work in the part of Williams since March 1 of this year. It is reported by BBC Sport, citing a source inside the British team.For a long time low and the management of Williams could not agree on a position which will take the famous engineer. According to rumors, he will chair the Board of Directors of the team and will report directly to Claire Williams. In addition, Lowe will be the Director of the technical Department, replacing retired Pat Simonds.But that's not all. According to unconfirmed information, Paddy Lowe will be a co-owner of Williams after buying a small stake.Lowe is no stranger to Grove. Exactly 20 years ago, 25-year-old made his debut in Formula 1 as the head of the Department of electronics Williams.

2017-01-31 11:44:03

Toto Wolff is preparing for a new contract

Toto Wolff is preparing for a new contract

At the end of this year expires term of the current contract of the head of Mercedes Toto Wolff, but there are rumors that a new contract almost signed.Toto Wolff "the Work gives me pleasure. There's so many people that I can learn something new. I just enjoy your work.Most likely, as you would expect, I will continue my work in the Mercedes. The contract will be extended for some time".

2017-01-17 10:54:03

Valtteri Bottas I Have a chance to make friends with Lewis

Valtteri Bottas I Have a chance to make friends with Lewis

Mercedes driver Valtteri Bottas said he will try not to quarrel with Lewis Hamilton in the case of the struggle for victory and the title.Valtteri Bottas "Lewis has the advantage because he knows how good he is. Hamilton is really a great pilot. I'm sure we can work well together, also I am sure that we will be able to be good team players.I had absolutely no idea, but looking forward to our further acquaintance. I will be interested to learn more about Lewis.I don't see any problems between us. I am sure that we can work together to push each other towards development, fair fight on the track, to help the team achieve their goals."According to rumors, the contract with Botas was signed only for one season.

2017-01-13 14:54:04

Donington Park said "no"

After the arisen rumors that Silverstone may not extend his contract with Formula 1, the organizers began to look for an alternative. Much has been said about Donington Park, where was held the European Grand Prix in 1993, but his management refused to participate in the championship.Route managing Director Christopher Tate "Absolutely not. We set ourselves a very clear goal to support the track in that form in what it is.We have no interest in running modern, high-speed racing from single-seaters. If we agreed, we would have to rebuild the entire Donington Park".

2017-01-12 11:14:02

Frederic Vasseur I have seen the management team otherwise

The former head of Renault Frederic Vasseur after care of the team added his vision of the situation.Frederic Vasseur "I had a completely different vision of the management team, so the best solution from my side was leaving. For team Renault in Formula 1, only one real chance to get one leader and one way. If you have two different visions, then the result is that the work within the team is slow.I have a positive feeling that together we have done a good job on some points recruitment, restructuring of the company, and work on aerodynamics. We've improved over last season, and some strong engineers to join the team within the next few weeks and months. Thus, the team is really developing.Disappointing only that I was standing at the Foundation of the house, and made only a couple of steps to his open door. But well, I've made my decision."According to rumors, Vasser had serious disagreements with the managing Director of Renault Sport's Cyril Abiteboul.

2017-01-11 13:34:03

Renault team remained without a leader

Renault team remained without a leader

The press service of Renault informed that the team has lost its leader frdric Vasseur. His responsibilities will be distributed between the President of Renault Sport Jerome Strollo and managing Director of the team Cyril Abiteboul.Vasser has achieved considerable success at the head of team ART represented in the Junior series. So, his team won Nico Rosberg, Lewis Hamilton, Nico Hulkenberg and Valtteri Bottas. A year ago he was asked to lead the team of Formula 1, but lasted in his new position Vasser only one season. According to rumors, he had serious disagreements with Abiteboul.

2017-01-10 11:44:03

Esteban Gutierrez chose the Formula-E

Esteban Gutierrez chose the Formula-E

The ex-Formula 1 driver Esteban Gutierrez has announced that goes into the Formula. After the Mexican pointed to the door at Haas, Gutierrez decided to grab the opportunity to race in Formula E. Esteban says that it will drive in electric only series until then, until there is something worthwhile in Formula 1. According to rumors, Gutierrez will join Dragon Racing, becoming a partner with Jay Penske.