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2017-07-29 09:14:04

Porsche decides your future

Porsche decides your future

At the time, how is Porsche going to go out of the world championship of endurance, there are rumors that the company may debut in the Formula-that is, out of the WEC, obviously, will free important resources, some of which will focus on the development of electric technologies.But can the Formula 1 are also of interest to Porsche, when the championship will adopt the new regulation on the engines in the season 2020I would like to think that they can take part in the championship as an engine supplier, Red Bull is the most likely candidate for the role of the client.Designer Sean bull is already painted, will look like the car of Red Bull-Porsche.

2017-07-29 09:04:03

Sebastian Vettel goes to Mercedes

Sebastian Vettel has been associated with many rumors about his transfer to the camp Mercedes, but he seems happy to stay in, stressing on Thursday that his delay in signing a new deal was caused by the full concentration on the League.Sebastian Vettel "Why do I delay I think the fact that we are fighting for the title, fight for every point, speaks for itself. About the contract to think.Summer will be a little more time, a couple of weeks, when not racing, but at the moment I believe that the main attention should be paid to work on the car.I'll work in the simulator, I will be a lot of time to spend on communicating with the team. In the summer I enjoy not going.The contract can be signed quite quickly, so it's not a problem.As I said, I'm not in a hurry, I don't think the team is also in a hurry. I have a good relationship with the team, so I think they will be happy to see me and then next to him".

2017-07-28 11:54:02

Liberty will present the franchise model for Formula 1

Liberty Media is exploring the possibility of replacing current commercial contracts of Formula 1, the so-called Treaties the Consent to the franchising model.That's according to head of Mercedes Toto Wolff that sounds like thunder from a clear sky on the background of rumors about the future commercial direction of the championship after 2020 when the current Contract agreement will end.The current model of income distribution developed by the now ousted President Bernie Ecclestone, is debatable, as it is aimed at enriching only the rich teams.Toto Wolff "Liberty Media is building a very good approach in the future, any Contract Consent more generally will not.In principle, the teams in the future will have an ongoing franchise that will help to increase its value because they do not have to renegotiate the contract every eight years".

2017-07-27 11:14:04

Max Verstappen disappointed

Max Verstappen disappointed

The pilot of Red Bull Max Verstappen recently became the center of rumors about the transition in the Ferrari, but the Dutchman believes that the pressure on the team will help him get a championship technique.Jos Verstappen, the father of the pilot "Max wants to be champion, and he will do anything to win. Now he has no such opportunity, but he uses this year to become stronger.The goal for next season is clear. We want to win, and if this does not happen, the situation only more complicated. At the moment Max can't do anything. He does everything right, and it feels good, but he just wants to win.Frustration overpowers max. He starts with a psychological problem. He never so long did not lose now".

2017-07-24 12:24:02

Renault confirmed the tests of Robert Kubica

The Renault team has confirmed that Robert Kubica will take part in the tests, which will be held at the Hungaroring after the Hungarian Grand Prix.In a Polish pilot fighting machine will be RS17. Previously Kubica spent two days test driving the car 2012.Cyril abiteboul, head of Renault "the First two tests allowed Robert and we collect a lot of useful information. At the Hungaroring will be test driving RS17 that will more accurately assess its capabilities. After that, we will analyze the data and decide whether Robert to return to the fight in the near future.Kubica will run the tests on 2 August. According to rumors if Robert during the upcoming tests will show good results, he will have this season to replace Jolyon Palmer.

2017-07-20 11:04:03

Former Prime Minister of the Netherlands is hoping for the return of the Grand Prix of the Netherlands

Former Prime Minister of the Netherlands is hoping for the return of the Grand Prix of the Netherlands

Former Prime Minister of the Netherlands Jan Peter Balkenende hopes that Max Verstappen will be able to help the authorities to return the Grand Prix of the Netherlands in the Formula 1 calendar.Recently there were rumors that the Zandvoort or Assen may be candidates for participation in Formula 1.Jan Peter Balkenende "If we say we want to return to Formula 1, we need to make this effort.Verstappen is now in control of all aspects of the business, in the car and beyond. Formula 1 reached a whole new dimension with max.The Grand Prix of Netherlands was held in Zandvoort, from 1952 to 1985.

2017-07-20 10:54:03

Head of Mercedes wants Hamilton in the team

Head of Mercedes wants Hamilton in the team

Head of Mercedes Toto Wolff admitted that he wants Lewis Hamilton left the team.Toto Wolff "we are Now focused on the championship. The struggle is very dense. However, all the talk about the future is very positive.Lewis is closely associated with Mercedes, and we love him as a pilot. I think the same thing he feels towards us. We will try to find agreement for the future.He's in a better team in his hands the best car, we have a good basis for a contract. I do not think that the rumors about the Ferrari matter.The current contract of Hamilton with Mercedes expires at the end of 2018.

2017-07-20 10:44:04

Carlos Sainz I'll be with Toro Rosso in Hungary

Carlos Sainz I'll be with Toro Rosso in Hungary

Passion about the transfer of Carlos Sainz in the Renault is heating up, but the Spaniard strongly refutes these rumors.Carlos Sainz "I don't think about anything except the Hungarian Grand Prix with Toro Rosso. Yes, many people have been asking me to comment on rumors about the Renault. For me it's just a guess, and I do not comment on those conversations.After Austria we all made it clear that it was misunderstood. At Silverstone I was playing tennis with Christian Horner and Helmut was a judge. We had a great time, and everything between us is fine.I'm the pilot of Red Bull, participate in the youth program and I am sure that next year will remain in the Toro Rosso".

2017-07-19 10:14:03

Carlos Sainz comment on rumors about the Renault

Immediately after the race at Silverstone, there were rumors that Carlos Sainz is already in Hungary will replace Jolyon Palmer behind the wheel of a Renault, but the Spaniard commented otherwise.Carlos Sainz "It would be very strange if they hadn't told me about it, if it were true. The last thing I heard was that I am a pilot Toro Rosso".The head of Renault Cyril Abiteboul "Sainz will not replace Palmer in Hungary"Sports consultant to Red Bull Helmut Marko "In the media much is written, but Carlos will be with Toro Rosso in Hungary. And I'm currently assuming he will be flying for us until the end of the season."Head Red Bull Christian Horner "Carlos has a contract, which expires in two years. If some other team wants to get and wants to make us a serious offer, we are ready to consider. But I doubt that it will happen in Hungary".

2017-07-19 09:54:05

Max Verstappen glad the rumors about Ferrari

Max Verstappen glad the rumors about Ferrari

The pilot of Red Bull Max Verstappen admitted that the rumors about Ferrari feeding his ego.Max Verstappen "I was offered 100 million Cool, I'm more of a football player It's always very positive, when someone values you so highly.I'm not talking about what is happening. I have a contract with Red Bull, and while that's all. The provisions of the contract is not even discussed".

2017-07-18 10:54:05

Ferrari offers a three-year contract Vettel

Ferrari offers a three-year contract Vettel

Ferrari wants Sebastian Vettel has signed a new three-year contract. This is due to the fact that a German might go into a Mercedes in 2019, as soon as the current contract of Lewis Hamilton.According to the rumors, if Vettel will agree to stay together with him to leave and Kimi Raikkonen. It is reported that the President of Ferrari Sergio Marchionne agreed to the extension of the contract with Kimi, with a salary of 5 million euros. Raikkonen himself has not yet accepted the offer.The situation commented the head Red Bull Christian Horner "I think that the situation on the market of pilots depends now only from Sebastian Vettel. But it is clear that Red Bull will not change".Previously have been rumors that Max Verstappen has signed a preliminary contract with Ferrari.

2017-07-17 11:04:03

McLaren will change the supplier of engines if left Alonso

McLaren will change the supplier of engines if left Alonso

Silverstone in the paddock there were rumors associated with McLaren and Honda. For example, top managers of the McLaren was spotted in talks with Renault. And it is believed that the same leaders McLaren have assured Fernando Alonso at dinner that if he will stay on in 2018, then the car will be installed the top engine.Zach brown "we had a good dinner, and Fernando even finished paying for it. He feels comfortable with us, and we understand each other. He made it clear what he wants from the team next year.On a personal level relationship with Honda is good, but I think everyone understands that we need a much better engine and this is why all this is happening".

2017-07-17 10:44:03

McLaren is once again talking about the cooperation with Mercedes

McLaren is once again talking about the cooperation with Mercedes

A week ago, it seemed that McLaren and Honda back from the precipice of an impending split, but at Silverstone Director of McLaren Jonathan Neale said that the current situation with the Honda mechanics, who are fighting for the performance and reliability unstable.Jonathan Neale "I think we've reached an inflection point with Honda, where we ask ourselves, "Where are we going What must we do differently to recover its competitiveness"So the latest rumors from the pit lane of Silverstone say that McLaren really wants to break his contract with Honda.It seems that the preferred alternative McLaren to 2018 is the engine of the Mercedes, but there are also rumors about the talks with Renault and Ferrari.Jonathan Neale "In Formula 1 when someone says they don't talk to anybody, the answer is really simple - all say all".

2017-07-17 10:34:04

Toto Wolff sat down on the ear Vettel

Toto Wolff sat down on the ear Vettel

There are rumors that the head of Mercedes Toto Wolff conducts personal talks with Sebastian Vettel.By the way, intimate conversations with the Germans, according to London media reports, the stumbling block in relations Wolff and Hamilton, who because of this came for free rides in London.Toto Wolff "Sebastian and I are neighbors, so we often visit each other".Sebastian Vettel "All I can do now is laugh at this question. This is the stupidest question I've ever asked until now".However, head of Red Bull's Christian Horner believes that Wolff and Vettel talking about future contracts.Christian Horner "I think that Toto just sat in his ear and says, that he continued to serve in the Ferrari for only a year, and therefore have thought about the future. While Ferrari certainly asks SEB for three years".

2017-07-15 12:44:05

Ross brown 25 racing is not that bad for the staff

Sports Director of the Formula 1 Ross Brawn believes that 25 races is not so much for the championship.Recently, after Lewis Hamilton and Fernando Alonso threatened to leave, if in the future there will be 25 races, CEO Formula-1 chase Carey said that his first priority was to hold 21 races in the season of 2018. But now the rumors are about 25 races back.Ross Brawn "25 race is one race in two weeks. Well, sometimes a little more often. A good life, isn't it Not so long ago pilots participated in the tests each week.We asked 30 countries around the world to consider their candidatures for participation in the championship. This is very interesting, when there were many sports events".

2017-07-13 12:54:03

Silverstone stood in a pose

It seems that the rumors about the severance of relations between Silverstone and Formula 1 can become a reality, because in a matter of days before the start of the race Grand Prix of great Britain, the organisers of the British stage, announced the early termination of the contract to 2019.Liberty "This week should be one of the greatest celebrations for Formula 1 and Silverstone. We deeply regret that the leadership of the Silverstone decided instead of participating in the holiday posturing.We proposed to extend the current contract. Unfortunately, the route guide is not willing to cooperate on the proposed contracts. They want to benefit only for themselves".

2017-07-12 16:44:05

McLaren-Ferrari in 2018

According to Italian publication Gazzetta dello Sport, the McLaren team was sent to Ferrari's request regarding the possible use of Italian engines in the season of 2018.Earlier there were rumors about the resumption of cooperation with McLaren Mercedes. Now, recall, the British have the support of Honda, but the competitiveness of Japanese engines leaves much to be desired.

2017-07-11 10:44:03

Ferrari confirms departure from the team of Lorenzo Sassi

Ferrari officially confirms the rumors that her camp left the chief engineer of the power plant. However, Il Giornale, the Milan daily newspaper, reports that the engineer-designer Lorenzo Sassi had already left the Maranello.There are conflicting rumors as to why the Sassi was summoned by the President of Ferrari Sergio Marchionne. Ferrari did not comment.And when asked about the rumors of championship leader Sebastian Vettel, he did not find the answer.Sebastian Vettel "I don't know what you're talking about. I think it's better to ask the superiors".

2017-07-09 14:34:10

Toto Wolff aukon next year, Mercedes will not

Head of Mercedes Toto Wolff has ruled out all the rumors that Esteban Windows can replace Valtteri Bottas in the team in the season of 2018.Toto Wolff "No, he's too young. He's a good guy, and he has a future, but we can't put it together with Lewis Hamilton in the same team."Now Windows acts as Force India, which came under the patronage of Mercedes.

2017-07-09 14:34:09

Helmut Marko says "no" to rumors about Verstappen

Sports consultant to Red Bull Helmut Marko said quite clearly that Max Verstappen will not disappear from the team in 2018.Helmut Marko "all the rumors about the transition in the Ferrari, max Verstappen I will answer simply and clearly "No".

2017-07-09 14:34:03

McLaren denies rumors about the breakup with Honda

The future of the project McLaren-Honda, it seems, is in a healthy phase of its development, because during the weekend in Austria was not told about a possible breakup.Race Director McLaren Eric bulge "we had some setbacks early this season, but you can see that we're back on the right path. We will soon be fighting for first place.Also, I officially deny any rumors that we are going to take a break in the relationship with Honda in favor of the Mercedes".

2017-07-07 15:54:03

Christine Horner Carlos Sainz will remain in the Toro Rosso

In recent time there are rumors about a possible transfer of Carlos Sainz in the Renault. In addition, the services of a young Spaniard interested in McLaren. However, the head Red Bull Christian Horner has made clear that in the near future science will not leave the Junior team Toro Rosso.Christian Horner "he has a contract. We have the rights to it for the next year and then for another year. Next year Carlos will remain in the Toro Rosso.Don't know what he's going to do, but we have clear contracts. Do not forget that in Formula 1 he got thanks to the investment of Red Bull in his younger years.

2017-07-05 11:14:04

Eddie Jordan refuses to be silent

The argument between the former owner of the eponymous team Eddie Jordan and the head of Mercedes Toto Wolff continues.Not so long ago first said that the German team will leave the championship at the end of this season. In addition, the Formula 1 will go sponsor Petronas. Wolff has denied these rumors, but Eddie doesn't let up.Eddie Jordan "I just said they are in F1 for marketing reasons and for technical reasons, not for charity. They'll leave when the situation will cease to hold.I just said that contracts with Petronas and UBS is coming to an end at the end of season 2018.I understand that Toto is angry, but it's not my problem, that's life. If I say things, then say this with self-righteousness. He was talking about 1500 employees, but I'm talking about the thousands of shareholders, and the decision is made by the Executive Board. If they deem that the investment is no longer warranted, they will simply leave.My job is to tell people the truth. And that's exactly what I'll do next.I have no problems with anyone. I can log into any box of any team, and if someone thinks I can't do that, let him say it to me personally.

2017-07-05 10:14:03

Jos Verstappen My son is happy at Red Bull

Jos Verstappen My son is happy at Red Bull

The father of max Verstappen denies the rumors that the pilot of Red Bull seeks to terminate his contract.Jos Verstappen "do Not make their own stories - I reporters. We are happy at Red Bull".We will remind that not so long ago Jos directly called the blatant lies of apology Christian Horner for unreliable machine, the supply max for the second race in a row. However, a sports consultant to Red Bull Helmut Marko said that the team have added considerably to the development plan of the machine.Helmut Marko "as for the chassis, we are probably the strongest team in the peloton. But we still need to work on reliability as well as with the engine. We had six meetings this season, and I am especially sorry for max Verstappen".

2017-07-01 14:34:03

Niki Lauda Deal with McLaren no

Non-Executive Director of Mercedes Niki Lauda said that no deal with McLaren for the season-2018 at the moment.Niki Lauda "Despite speculation and rumors, McLaren has a contract with Honda. We do not force anyone to cooperate with us. It will be interesting - talk. For today all is well, that to us nobody addressed from the British team.To us not so long ago wanted to go to Red Bull, but they stayed with Renault - and everything works fine".

2017-07-01 14:24:05

Jos Verstappen criticizes Red Bull

Disturbing to look care of max Verstappen with the Baku route after the next gathering. He gave an interview to the media, he is ready to pay a fine of 25,000 euros. Fuel to the fire add fuel to the rumors that Ferrari have not renewed the contract with any of its pilots for next season.Jos Verstappen, the father of a Dutch pilot, very critical about Red Bull, "Horner says that the team is doing everything for my son. But trust me, everything.

2017-06-28 11:44:08

The press service of the Sebastian Vettel has denied having an injury

Press Secretary Sebastian Vettel denied the rumors about the trauma of the leader of the world championship. In Baku some people noticed that the leg of the pilot of Ferrari was bandaged.Britta Roeske "there is No reason to worry. What people saw was the usual tape Kinesio. Vettel lot of training, and a minor problem with the ligaments happen to all athletes."Kinesio tape is commonly used by physical therapists to support muscles and joints during healing.

2017-06-28 11:34:03

McLaren have confirmed their interest in Carlos Sainz

McLaren have confirmed their interest in Carlos Sainz

Earlier there were rumors that Carlos Sainz could come in to replace Fernando Alonso if the two-time champion from McLaren. The British team confirmed its interest.Race Director McLaren Eric bulge "I know him, and I really like jy as a pilot. All in the paddock respect him, for us it is a great option.But we should know for sure that he's free from his contract. If Yes, then we definitely want it. Of course, we want to keep Fernando, and we hope that he will continue to work with us, become a champion. We all want that, and progress from Stoffele of Vandorn".

2017-06-28 11:04:03

Ross brown is counting on 13 teams

Sports Director of the Formula 1 Ross Brawn admitted that he would like to see more championship teams than there are now.Recently, there have been partially confirmed the rumors about the creation of the Chinese team, but brown wants more.Ross Brawn "Our goal is to ensure that in the future we had 12 or even 13 teams. This can be achieved if we are able to adapt the economic model. It is important to ensure that all teams have adopted a new model of the championship. Commercial must all be provided".Now in the League is only 10 teams. The last time the 12 participants of the championship was in 2012, 13 in 1995.