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2017-06-22 11:24:03

Next year will be all 21 of the Grand Prix

The Formula-1 believe that in the next year, despite rumors, will be all scheduled to race.The head of Formula-1 chase Carey "Our goal is definitely to hold races in Shanghai and Singapore. We are negotiating new agreements that have not yet signed, but we have a good basis, so the track will be included in the calendar.We would not put a 21 race calendar if I had doubts, but the reality is that today we do not have all the agreements".

2017-06-21 16:54:03

Moniz, Kaltenborn Sauber has left

As reported by SkySport, monisha Kaltenborn, left his post as head of the team Sauber. The official announcement is expected soon.In early 2012, Kaltenborn joined Sauber, thus becoming the first female leader in Formula 1. However, the time she was a co-owner of the Swiss team, but a year ago he sold his stake in the company Longbow Finance. According to rumors, the new owner did not like management methods, Kaltenborn.

2017-06-21 16:34:03

Porsche may come to Formula 1

German sports car manufacturer Porsche has achieved yet another victory at Le Mans, and now the automaker is aimed at the Formula-1.The company Porsche has received an invitation to attend the next meeting of manufacturers to discuss the rules on the engines of Formula 1 after 2020.Head of Le Mans Porsche Fritz Enzinger "We now know the rules of Le Mans in 2020. In the coming weeks, Peugeot have to decide, do they return to Le Mans. But even if they do, we should think whether we want to spend another two or three years. At the moment I can't say with absolute assurance".The Auto Bild report mentioned that Formula E is one of the options for Porsche, but there are also rumors that McLaren is interested in a transaction with this company to supply engines.

2017-06-16 13:54:03

Tony Cuquerella Honda lags behind in the field of simulation

Former engineer and Formula 1 suspects that Honda is lagging behind in the field of modeling.This week, amid intense rumors of an impending split with McLaren, the head of Honda Yusuke Hasegawa acknowledged that his company has some problems with correlation between the test data and track.Tony Cuquerella "Maybe they invested a lot, but unwise, or too little invested, underestimating the importance of work in this area.In Formula 1 there are almost no private tests, so the trend is to build increasingly complex test stands.When you are testing your engine, a lot also depends on the clutch with the gearbox, and chassis how it bends as it vibrates.I have no idea at what level is Honda, but I dare to say that they are not leaders in this technology".

2017-06-15 10:34:03

Carlos Sainz glad the rumors about Ferrari

Carlos Sainz glad the rumors about Ferrari

The pilot Toro Rosso Carlos Sainz happy with what they say about him as a potential pilot of Ferrari. However, the transition will object to Red Bull.Carlos Sainz "I owe a lot to Red Bull. For me there is not enough space, but many good pilots, not enough seats in top teams. Look at Fernando Alonso.While I'm the pilot of the Toro Rosso, and I will not lose hope that one day I can go to Red Bull. I still do not think about the contract, try to keep doors open.I'm happy with the place in the Toro Rosso. I don't mind if you want to stay in this team for another year. And the rumors about Ferrari flatter me".

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 12:44:03

No information about updates Honda

Every day growing rumors that the Union McLaren-Honda will fall apart before the end of the season. I think the last straw for the British team was the race in Montreal, where Honda failed to fulfill the promise to upgrade its extremely unreliable and inefficient power plant.In the race Fernando Alonso out of the race for a few laps before the finish, and not earning almost one hundred percent of points.Race Director McLaren Eric bulge "it's Hard to find words to Express our frustration, our disappointment and our grief. It's just blatant, it's disgusting"Fernando Alonso "After 16 years of performing for me, this gathering does not mean anything, but we need to get points for the work of those men and women who every day work in the factory on the machine.I have no information about the improvement of the engine. I don't work for Honda, and I'm not designers and efficient engines. I'm very disappointed, because McLaren every year gives me a great car".

2017-06-09 12:54:06

Kimi Raikkonen Vettel is not the pilot number "one"

Kimi Raikkonen has denied all the rumors that Ferrari Manda shares of its pilots by the numbers.Kimi Raikkonen "In Monaco I was in second place and SEB won. It's great for the team, but not for me because I really wanted to win.If people think that I'm supposed to smile, I'll smile only when I have my results, which are expected. I think it would be much more disturbing if I was happy with second, third and other places. What people think all I care.Race behind, and we must accept what has already happened. Pointless something to rethink. And in the team there is no separation of rooms between the pilots. It's all fiction".

2017-06-07 10:34:05

Pirelli is not involved in the conspiracy with Ferrari

There are rumors that the head of Pirelli Mario Isola involved in a conspiracy with Ferrari, as only this Italian team is able to deal with new formulations of tires.Mario Isola "I was talking with Toto Wolff on this topic several times. Talked to him about the conspiracy. Wolff suspects us, he just thinks that Ferrari learned how to use the tyres better than the Mercedes.Ferrari has developed a very balanced car, and the whole secret is that the team is able to get to work tires front and rear.This sport is the best, there is great importance hundredths of a second. Therefore, only the best will be able to fully understand the work of this rubber".

2017-06-03 00:44:03

No news after a scan of the back of Wehrlein

No news after a scan of the back of Wehrlein

There are no even rumors about the health of Pascal Wehrlein, had an accident during the race Grand Prix Monaco.After his bizarre crash with Jenson Button, the young German admitted that he will need scans to check the neck and back.Recall that Pascal has already missed two races early in the season due to cracks in the vertebrae received in the Race of Champions.

2017-05-30 14:24:03

Renault talks with Sergio Perez

Renault talks with Sergio Perez

French newspaper L'equipe reports that the leadership of Renault is negotiating with Sergio Perez, speaking now for Force India.Interestingly, last year Renault tried to invite Perez, but the Mexican chose to remain in the Force India. The result has invited his team-mate hlkenberg.Now on account of the Renault 14 points, all earned Hulkenberg. The second team driver Jolyon Palmer has never finished in the points zone, and in the course of the Monaco Grand Prix there were rumors that the British will finish the season early.

2017-05-26 10:34:03

McLaren will remain a partner of Honda

McLaren will remain a partner of Honda

There were rumors that the McLaren after an unsuccessful three-year partnership with Honda will return to the customer Mercedes engines, but in Monaco the leadership of the British team gave to understand that working with Japanese minders will continue.Zach brown "We need to be consistent. We will work with Honda, no changes to this plan will not be".It is known that negotiations with Mercedes have occurred. However, the deadline for the announcement of the suppliers of engines has passed, so it is unlikely that McLaren will replace the partner. Besides, active work is underway on a car of 2018.

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.