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2017-05-22 17:24:03

Niki Lauda is against the supply of engines Mercedes team McLaren

On the background of the problems Honda was talk that McLaren can return to the Mercedes engines. However, Niki Lauda, non-Executive Director of Mercedes, against such cooperation.Niki Lauda in an interview with Auto Motor und Sport "I am opposed to this contract. Two years I played for the supply of engines team Red Bull, but now I am against such cooperation. We should focus on our battle with Ferrari, not to help competitors."Apparently McLaren next season, will remain with the Honda engines. Until the beginning of may all the suppliers of the engines had to inform the FIA about changing the number of clients, but we know only one fact-change motors the Sauber team has signed a contract with Honda.

2017-05-18 14:04:03

Chapter Sauber We are ready to invite pilots McLaren

Head Sauber Moniz, Kaltenborn confirmed that her team is ready to consider possibility of signing of contracts with the pilots, which will offer McLaren the following year.Moniz, Kaltenborn "In the end, it is the decision of the team, and that team is responsible for the good pilots. We made similar decisions in the past, discussing the composition of the Ferrari. We always solved the main issues with a key partner.We took the pilot to his former engine supplier, because it was the right decision. We are open to such suggestions, because it really works.As for sponsorship, I think that it is too early to talk about it, we just announced a deal with Honda, let's see how things will develop".Recall that the following year, the Sauber team will become a customer of Honda. McLaren, apparently, will remain the main partner of the Japanese minders. In the past Honda has always promoted Japanese pilots through their client team Satoru Nakajima, Shinji Nakano, Takuma Sato, Yuji IDE, Sakon Yamamoto.

2017-05-16 13:54:04

Carlos Sainz Sauber faster than us

Carlos Sainz Sauber faster than us

The pilot Toro Rosso Carlos Sainz admitted that at the moment, the Sauber cars faster Italian.Carlos Sainz "In Spain, we fought for the first time directly with Sauber. A little sad to see that cars with Ferrari engines of the 2016 us faster in a straight line.I tried my best to get ahead of Wehrlein, but most of my attempts - we were walking side by side. Before the first turn every time Pascal took the best course and held the position. He always closed domestic trajectory. To fight with Pascal was very interesting."In the race Wehrlein finished seventh, but the penalty was forced to concede the position to Science.

2017-05-16 13:24:03

The Sauber team left McLaren in last place

The Sauber team left McLaren in last place

The Sauber team has gained several points in Spain, and now McLaren-Honda is the only team in Formula 1, which have been unable to earn any points in the season 2017.Chapter Sauber Moniz, Kaltenborn "We knew that Pascal is very talented, and that's why I signed a contract with him. I have already said that the criticism of him was totally unfair and unprofessional, so I wonder what today's critics did not even bother to apologize.I have no idea whether we will be able to stay ahead of McLaren. Don't underestimate such a strong rival, as McLaren is a big and experienced team. They have much more resources and people than us, therefore we take it into consideration and we work hard all season".

2017-05-15 10:54:05

Pascal Wehrlein I am very pleased with the result

Pascal Wehrlein I am very pleased with the result

One of the heroes of the race in Spain was Pascal Wehrlein, who finished 7th and brought the first in this season points to the Sauber team.Pascal Wehrlein "I am very pleased and happy with my results Our team worked perfectly, the strategy was great. Under the curtain of the race I had a lot of work to keep behind Sainz, and had to come off because I also had a 5-second penalty. I attacked the track in qualifying mode, and that helped to achieve success.I always believed that I would be able to compete this year at a high level. After two missed races my results look very successful".

2017-05-15 10:54:03

Niko This result was a reward

Niko This result was a reward

The pilot of Renault Nico Hulkenberg in the race Grand Prix of Spain finished sixth and received 8 points - exactly what earned the team the whole of last season.Nico Hulkenberg "It's sixth place was a reward for our team. I will not argue, we were very lucky that the pilots of the faster teams ran into trouble soon after the start. We just successfully took advantage of this circumstance and did a great job during the pit stops. We are pleased to be able to stay ahead of Sauber and to reduce the gap against direct rivals".

2017-05-14 18:54:02

Wehrlein has earned two penalty points

During the race, the pilot Sauber Pascal Wehrlein has earned a 5-second penalty for entering the pit lane drove past a restrictive column, the pilot decided too late to get back to the pits.Because of the fine Wehrlein lost one position, but still earned 6 points. After the finish of the race, the stewards Grand Prix of Spain gave the German two penalty points.On account of Wehrlein has 6 penalty points, and on this indicator it takes the third place.

2017-05-14 09:04:03

Pascal Wehrlein I am pleased with the second round

Pascal Wehrlein I am pleased with the second round

The pilot Sauber Pascal Wehrlein has once again managed to pass to the second round of qualifying, where he showed the 15-th result.Pascal Wehrlein "I'm happy with the exit in the second round. After the training sessions on Friday, we could not expect such a result. We had some car trouble yesterday and today, so qualifying was extremely important.The most important thing is to get the maximum from the car, which I did. The team also did a good job, given that we still have no complete update package".

2017-05-13 20:14:03

Qualification account after five stages

After five qualifiers, four teams, there is a marked dominance of one of the pilots.Mercedes, Lewis Hamilton, Valtteri Bottas 3-2Ferrari, Sebastian Vettel - Kimi Raikkonen 5-0Red Bull, Daniel Riccardo - Max Verstappen 3-2Force India, Sergio Perez - Esteban Windows 4-1Williams, Felipe Massa - lance Stroll 5-0McLaren, Fernando Alonso - Stoffel Vandorn 5-0Toro Rosso, Daniil Kvyat is Carlos Sainz 2-3Renault, Nico - Jolyon Palmer 5-0Haas, Roman Grosjean - Kevin Magnussen 2-3Sauber, Marcus Ericsson - Pascal Wehrlein 0-3.

2017-05-12 12:14:04

Sauber continue to reassure themselves about Honda

Sauber continue to reassure themselves about Honda

Head Sauber Moniz, Kaltenborn continued to assure the media that next year her team will be more competitive with Honda engines.Recall that currently the Swiss team is working with last year's Ferrari engines. At the same time, Honda is the least competitive and most unreliable engine in Formula 1.Moniz, Kaltenborn "I don't care what we see now. We are sure that Honda will cope with their problems until next year. We are very much negotiated. We understand that the Honda problem. They pledged to solve them. So everything should be fine".

2017-05-11 12:34:03

Chapter Sauber we'll See what will give us Honda

Head Sauber Moniz, Kaltenborn said her team is open for cooperation with Honda.Monisha Kaltenborn "We'll see how it all goes. We are really in the beginning.I don't know the details of their deal with McLaren. We and McLaren are two very different projects, and we will see where we can benefit from each other in this work with Honda.We worked in different conditions, we were even the developers of the engines, but now we are customers. However, we know that it gives a lot of opportunities, and this is one of the reasons why we decided on this partnership.Too early to say what we do, but we are open to new partnerships".

2017-05-10 11:24:04

Pascal Wehrlein Great to start the European part of Spain

Pascal Wehrlein Great to start the European part of Spain

Pilot Sauber Pascal Wehrlein was pleased with the fact that the European part of the season traditionally begins with the Grand Prix of Spain.Pascal Wehrlein "it's Always nice to start the European season of Formula 1 Grand Prix of Spain. I like this track. It's a demanding track for all drivers, but the cars here have a hard time. The configuration of the route is quite varied, it is rich in all kinds of turns slow, medium and fast.Given the characteristics of a race weekend, it is important to introduce the work of some new aerodynamic parts. I am sure that we will be able to further develop the car, achieving progress and thereby improving the performance on the track".Last year Wehrlein behind the wheel of a Manor in the Spanish finished the race 16-m.

2017-05-07 10:24:03

Felipe Nasr I Hope that Brazil will not disappear from Formula 1

Felipe Nasr I Hope that Brazil will not disappear from Formula 1

Pilot Sauber Felipe Nasr believes that Brazil will not run in Formula 1.Felipe Nasr "of Course it bothers me. I am also concerned for the younger generation, because Brazil has always played an important role in the history of Formula 1.We just can't let the legacy go. I'm pretty sure that the country thinks so as well. We have to put in the championship of their pilots."Recall that late last year the talented Felipe Nasr lost his place in the championship due to problems with sponsors. Now Brazil in Formula 1 is only veteran Felipe Massa.In the entire history of the championship, the Brazilian pilots have won 8 Championships.

2017-05-01 09:14:03

Pascal Wehrlein We immediately realized that we don't get any

Pascal Wehrlein We immediately realized that we don't get any

Pilot Sauber Pascal Wehrlein in race of the Grand Prix of Russia finished 16th, losing to the leaders of the two circles.Pascal Wehrlein "After the training sessions on Friday, we knew that the race on this track and brings us nothing. In the race I was not able to withdraw tyres in the optimum operating condition, with the result that I was losing speed.Now we need to study the data to understand the cause of this problem. I hope that we will be able to improve the results at the upcoming Grand Prix in Barcelona, where you will arrive our first update".

2017-04-30 17:24:03

Jolyon Palmer it was not my place

Jolyon Palmer it was not my place

The pilot of Renault Jolyon Palmer went the distance of the race Grand Prix of Russia due to a collision with Roman Grosjean in the second turn.Jolyon Palmer "It was a difficult time, because the pilot Sauber was on the outside path, I was in the middle, and Grosjean on the inside. The novel just didn't see that with me somebody else is. I didn't have room to maneuver, I was forced to stay on its trajectory, and the novel just bumped into me. If I turned left, it would carry the track with Sauber, and this could lead to even greater consequences. I think that the blame for the situation of the novel.

2017-04-29 21:04:03

Pascal Wehrlein I'm not happy with the result

Pascal Wehrlein I'm not happy with the result

Pilot Sauber Pascal Wehrlein in the qualification of Grand Prix of Russia showed the 18-th result. The Germans flew in the final attempt.Pascal Wehrlein "I can't be happy with the result. I made a mistake on his last lap, and that definitely cost me a couple positions.I'm having difficulties with the balance of the car. In addition, our maximum speed on the straight is not high enough. Tires behave differently, not like in Bahrain, but it's the same for everyone else. However, we will do everything possible to tomorrow to fight for points".

2017-04-29 18:04:04

Qualifying score after four stages

After four qualifiers, four teams dominated one of the pilots.Mercedes, Lewis Hamilton, Valtteri Bottas 2-2Ferrari, Sebastian Vettel - Kimi Raikkonen 4-0Red Bull, Daniel Riccardo - Max Verstappen 3-1Force India, Sergio Perez - Esteban Windows 3-1Williams, Felipe Massa - lance Stroll 4-0McLaren, Fernando Alonso - Stoffel Vandorn 4-0Toro Rosso, Daniil Kvyat is Carlos Sainz 2-2Renault, Nico - Jolyon Palmer 4-0Haas, Roman Grosjean - Kevin Magnussen 2-2Sauber, Marcus Ericsson - Pascal Wehrlein 0-2.

2017-04-28 20:34:03

Pascal Wehrlein's Great to be back in the car

Pascal Wehrlein's Great to be back in the car

Pilot Sauber Pascal Wehrlein on the results practices Grand Prix of Russia showed the 18-th result.Pascal Wehrlein "it's Great to be back in the car, although we had difficulties with the balance of the car, especially in relation to the rear wheels and tires. All due to the fact that in Sochi, temperatures are not similar to those with whom we worked on the tests in Bahrain.Now we need to analyze the data collected to move forward for tomorrow. While we are still not where they want to be".

2017-04-28 10:54:03

Felipe Nasr wants to return to Formula-1

Felipe Nasr wants to return to Formula-1

The ex-pilot Sauber Felipe Nasr said that he intends to return to Formula 1 next season.Felipe Nasr "I actively train, has already gained nearly three pounds of muscle, and if tomorrow I have to fly a Formula 1 car, I'll be ready for it.Of course, I still have the will and hope. I think that in 2018 will be an open door, and on this I work. It all depends on the current situation in our country.The chance to manage a Formula 1 car this year do exist, but they are small. Because if you look at most large and medium-sized teams, they already have third pilots with contracts.It had to organize last year, but with all the turmoil the timing of the reservation was unfavorable for me. Now none of this will prevent me to get a place in 2018".In 2015, Nasr got a place in the Sauber, thanks to the support of the Banco do Brazil. However, the Brazilian closed the Bank's sponsorship programme, and Felipe then lost his place in the team, despite the fact that he earned the only points of the season.

2017-04-25 16:44:03

Sauber goes to the Honda engines

The German press reports that the Sauber team next season, will be replaced by the engine supplier. In the coming days it is expected the statement about signing a contract with Honda.Team McLaren is likely to remain the main partner Honda. But Sauber plays the role of the client team. Until may 6, all engine manufacturers are obliged to inform the FIA about the signed contracts, so an official statement about the beginning of cooperation between Sauber and Honda should follow in the next week.In 2010 Sauber uses customer Ferrari engines. And this season, the Swiss team is working with engines of last year's modifications.

2017-04-25 11:44:05

Pascal Wehrlein I am disappointed with the care Manor

Pascal Wehrlein I am disappointed with the care Manor

Pilot Sauber Pascal Wehrlein admitted that the care of the Manor, where he spent his debut season in Formula 1, he was severely disappointed.Pascal Wehrlein "I'm very disappointed care Manor. The work we did last year was really impressive. We started to work with a team of just 120 people, and finished the season with 200. But when compared to Sauber, with whom we fought throughout the season, there employees twice.Manor were really nice people, and very sorry for all those guys who lost work.

2017-04-24 10:24:03

Pascal Wehrlein I will return to the Champions Race

Pascal Wehrlein I will return to the Champions Race

Pilot Sauber Pascal Wehrlein, who has only recently recovered from a severe accident during the Race of Champions, declared that he would definitely go back there.Pascal Wehrlein "I will go back to the Race of Champions. Maybe not this year, maybe I won't drive a car with three wheels, but will definitely be back.Maybe I'll go there just for the party. It's a great time. I think that the race is not the main event in this competition. The most important thing is communication with other pilots, other racing series. It's just a wonderful opportunity, and I like it very much, and I'm going to go".

2017-04-20 08:34:03

Pascal Wehrlein I am satisfied with my work

Pascal Wehrlein I am satisfied with my work

Pilot Sauber Pascal Wehrlein in the second test day in Bahiana showed 11-th result.Pascal Wehrlein "I'm happy with the way it ended for us these tests. Everything went very well, and I got invaluable experience of driving the car and work with the team. We managed to fulfill all objectives of the program coped better with the settings and learned how to work better with rubber. It will be useful for us to work in Russia".

2017-04-19 11:04:03

In Bahrain, the ongoing tests

In Bahrain started the second day of tests. Among the participants are Russian Sergey Sirotkin, who got the opportunity to sit behind the wheel of the Renault RS17. Another representative of Russia will run in the Toro Rosso.The participants of the second day of testing1. Mercedes - Valtteri 2. Red Bull - Pierre 3. Ferrari - Sebastian 4. Force India - Esteban 5. Williams - Gary 6. McLaren - Stoffel 7. Toro Rosso - Daniel 8. Haas - Kevin 9. Renault - Sergei 10. Sauber - Pascal Wehrlein.

2017-04-19 07:04:10

Marcus Ericsson Good job on the tests

Marcus Ericsson Good job on the tests

Pilot Sauber Marcus Ericsson showed the results of the test day in Bahrain 11-th result. The Swede drove the greatest distance 108 laps.Marcus Ericsson "It was a productive and good day. The team more than fulfilled the planned program, and I have covered a lot of laps. We worked with the settings, checked the work of tyres in different compounds and with different fuel loads.The team was able to make progress, and we hope that this will allow us to achieve better results in the coming races. We found something - it will help to gain speed.

2017-04-18 11:14:04

In Bahrain started the tests

The Formula 1 team remained in Bahrain, to hold two-day tests. Today on the track should appear 13 pilots.Force India and Williams will split the day between the two pilots. Separately on the program Pirelli will run the championship leader Sebastian Vettel.The participants of the first days of tests1. Pirelli - Sebastian 2. Mercedes - Lewis 3. Red Bull - Daniel 4. Ferrari - Antonio 5. Force India - Sergio Perez / Esteban 6. Williams - Lance Stroll / Felipe 7. McLaren - Oliver 8. Toro Rosso - Sean 9. Haas - Roman 10. Renault - Niko 11. Sauber - Marcus Ericsson.

2017-04-17 11:34:04

The strategy of using tires in the race Grand Prix of Bahrain

The strategy of using tires in the race Grand Prix of Bahrain

Most of the drivers spent the race in Bahrain with two pit stops. Only Sauber has chosen the tactics with one stop.18 drivers started on the Supersoft, and then switched to Soft. And only Ericsson for the first segment chose a more hard type Soft. No one has used in a race type of Medium.Best time on the Supersoft tyres Daniel ricciardo from Red Bull 133.495. The maximum distance on these tyres drove Esteban Windows from Force India 26 laps.On the Soft tyres proved to be the fastest Lewis Hamilton of Mercedes 132.798. Pascal Wehrlein from Sauber drove to this 45 laps - 79 of the race.

2017-04-16 19:54:03

Chronicle of the race Grand Prix of Bahrain

Chronicle of the race Grand Prix of Bahrain

174311 - Today from pole position for the first time in his career, will start Valtteri Bottas.174338 - In the final qualification Finn ahead of the partner on Mercedes Lewis Hamilton only a few thousandths of a second.174349 - And for Lewis interrupted series of seven pole positions.174451 - Second row Sebastian Vettel and Daniel ricciardo.174506 - the Third row Kimi Raikkonen and Max Verstappen.174616 - Fourth row Nico Hulkenberg and Felipe Massa.174650 - Completing the top ten Romain Grosjean and Jolyon Palmer. The latter first made it to the finals of qualification.174737 - Daniil Kvyat qualified 11th. a Few thousandths of a second he did not have to go to the final part of qualifying.174753 - Next Stroll, Wehrlein, Windows, Alonso, Sainz, Vandorn, Perez, Ericsson and Magnussen.174818 - Behind the wheel Sauber back Pascal Wehrlein and German from qualified 13th. 174858 - Before take-off.

2017-04-15 20:34:09

Qualifying score after three rounds

After three qualifiers in four teams dominated one of the pilots.Mercedes, Lewis Hamilton, Valtteri Bottas 2-1Ferrari, Sebastian Vettel - Kimi Raikkonen 3-0Red Bull, Daniel Riccardo - Max Verstappen 2-1Force India, Sergio Perez - Esteban Windows 2-1Williams, Felipe Massa - lance Stroll 3-0McLaren, Fernando Alonso - Stoffel Vandorn 3-0Toro Rosso, Daniil Kvyat is Carlos Sainz 2-1Renault, Nico - Jolyon Palmer 3-0Haas, Roman Grosjean - Kevin Magnussen 2-1Sauber, Marcus Ericsson - Pascal Wehrlein 0-1.