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2017-03-14 15:44:03

Machine Force India will be pink

Machine Force India will be pink

New partner of the team Force India company became the BWT, which manufactures equipment for water purification. In the car from Silverstone will become a bright pink color.Vijay Malia, co-owner and team principal "In this case we are talking about one of the biggest partnerships in the history of Formula 1. Now our cars will be different bright coloring and change of colors indicates the seriousness of the intentions of the company BWT, which is beginning to settle into our Championships.

2017-02-23 15:04:03

The first pictures of the Mercedes W08

The first pictures of the Mercedes W08

Before the presentation of the Mercedes team held a trial run of the new machine W08 at Silverstone. Driving Lewis Hamilton.

2017-02-22 18:34:03

Force India presented VJM10

Force India presented VJM10

On Wednesday, the team Force India introduced their version of the machine created by the new rules. Bedspread with VJM10 took Sergio Perez and Esteban Windows.The novelty is characterized by the original nose fairing and rough fin on the engine cover. As before, the team from Silverstone will use Mercedes power units.

2017-02-09 09:54:04

Visit on the basis of Force India

Visit on the basis of Force India

Force India has officially announced that it will open the doors of its base at Silverstone for everyone. For three months the team will lead special tours of the various departments and production facilities of the car.Force India "Feel the enthusiasm, the fire and power of the fastest races in the world With us you will plunge into the true world of Formula-1".The first tour is scheduled for February 24.

2017-01-26 12:54:02

No tests in Silverstone

Sounds strange, but this year tests during the season at Silverstone will not. Two series of tests in Bahrain and Hungary.In accordance with the rules of Formula 1, teams can participate in two two-day tests during the season. This time contracts have been signed with traces of sahir and the Hungaroring.The first tests will be held in Bahrain on April 18-19, while the second series of test runs will be conducted in early August, after the Hungarian Grand Prix.Sorry, but this time Silverstone was unable to compete with the Hungarian track, not very suitable for testing cars.It is also known that in the course of the season will be two-day tests in Abu Dhabi, but it will work solely over the tyres for the season-2018.

2017-01-24 12:04:03

Palmer refused to purchase Silverstone

Jonathan Palmer, the father of Jolyon Palmer in the past the pilot of Formula 1, refused the acquisition of the Silverstone racetrack after the purchase of Donington Park.Jonathan Palmer "We have expressed interest in the acquisition of Silverstone on the initial stage of the transaction, but now we intend to focus their efforts on existing businesses.The deal with Donington Park wasn't a deal instead of Silverstone, it was a completely different enterprise. But now we have no plans to work with Silverstone".

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".

2017-01-06 10:34:10

John Grant the Silverstone can take a break

John Grant the Silverstone can take a break

The Chairman of the Club of British pilots John Grant admitted that Silverstone could take a break, refusing to accept the Royal racing season 2019.John Grant "to blame the high cost. It is a difficult decision and we will fully consider all the consequences before coming to a conclusion on the suspension of cooperation. All will be known by mid-year.Our route gives more money than any other European, however, even in a good year, income failed to cover overheads.Perhaps the arrival of the Liberty Media will lead to a more equitable balance between costs and revenues for the tracks".

2017-01-05 19:24:02

Force India has named the date of the presentation

Team Force India will present its new car on February 22, five days before the start of pre-season testing.In a statement Force India says "We will present a new car on February 22 at Silverstone. We have new rules, new pilots, and we want to build on the success of last season. It's time once again to feel our strength"Previously, their launch date announced Mercedes 23 February and Ferrari February 24.

2016-12-11 14:44:05

Robert Fearnley In the next year gunning for third place

Robert Fearnley In the next year gunning for third place

Deputy head of the Force India Robert Fearnley said that his team aims next year to fight for the third place.Robert Fearnley "this year we were fighting for fifth place with an eye on the fourth. I think now we have next year to fight for the fourth place with an eye on the third.I must tell you that to get ahead one of the teams the level of Ferrari, Mercedes or Red Bull would be very cool for us. If we stay on the fourth, and it's not bad".Recall that this year Force India took the fourth place in the constructors ' championship, in a tense struggle ahead of Williams. This is the best result in the history of the team from Silverstone.

2016-12-10 16:04:04

Nico thank you and happy holidays

Nico thank you and happy holidays

The pilot Force India Niko Hulkenberg next year will be the pilot of Renault, but now he congratulates his fans with the end of the season and upcoming holidays.Nico Hulkenberg "I Now appeal to all fans of the Force India These are the best fans I have ever seenI thank you for your support, you for years helped me to believe in myself to achieve results. After a Christmas party I will not return to base in Silverstone, so I say thank you and all the employees of the Indian team.Next year we'll see each other again on the tracks of the world Meantime, merry Christmas and happy New Year".

2016-11-09 13:04:04

Sergey Sirotkin will take part in the Grand Prix of Brazil

Sergey Sirotkin will take part in the Grand Prix of Brazil

Test-pilot of Renault Sergey Sirotkin will hold the first Friday practice of Grand Prix of Brazil, temporarily replacing Kevin Magnussen.This year Russian has already sat behind the wheel of the Renault RS16 during Friday practice at the Russian Grand Prix and in the tests in Silverstone. Sirotkin is one of the candidates for a place in the team in the season 2017. Perhaps for this reason he was entrusted to work out of Friday's practice.

2016-11-08 14:24:04

Windows has signed a contract with Force India

Windows has signed a contract with Force India

The Brazilian edition of Judge 13, citing a source inside the Force India, reports that the second pilot of the Indian team in the season-2017 will become a protg of Mercedes Esteban-UPS.A week ago the Spanish newspaper Formula Rapida also reported that 19-year-old Windows signed a contract with Force India.A vacancy in the Force India was formed after Nico Hulkenberg has signed a contract with Renault. In addition to Windows, for a place in the team from Silverstone expect Pascal Wehrlein, Felipe Nasr, Marcus Ericsson and Jolyon Palmer. The last three have solid sponsorship. In the case of Windows or Wehrlein, the team will be able to get a substantial discount for the Mercedes engines.

2016-10-28 09:24:03

Bernie Ecclestone - 86

Bernie Ecclestone - 86

28 October is the birthday of Bernie Ecclestone, the head of Administration of the Formula 1, the actual owner of a large circus. This year it celebrates its 85th anniversary.Once he competed in British Formula 3, and in 1958 he wrote his name in the history of Formula 1 as a member of two races. Then in Monaco and Silverstone he tried his hand behind the wheel of a Connaught Alta, but further training is not gone. He then engaged in the automobile business, Patagonia spare parts and used cars. Simultaneously performed the duties of Manager of some pilots.In the early 1970s, he bought the Brabham team, which showed the world famous designer Gordon Murray and the equally famous pilot Nelson Piquet. It is with the Peak Ecclestone has won two Championships in 1981 and 1983 the results are Then Brabham went down, just because Bernie is interested in a higher purpose. In the 80s he was able to make the head of the FIA his man max Mosley, and he for many years got the reins of the Formula 1.

2016-10-16 16:24:03

Kevin Magnussen talks with Force India

Kevin Magnussen talks with Force India

As you know, Nico Hulkenberg at the end of the season will leave the team Force India and will move to Renault. In the opposite direction, may leave Kevin Magnussen.The team Renault was an option to extend the contract with Magnussen, the deadline for which expired on 1 October. In the beginning of the month the French asked for Denmark to extend the term of the option at two weeks. 14 Oct behind, and it seems that Renault has not exercised its right.Magnussen began to study the available options. According to available information, pilot's Manager Jesper Carlsen have been on the basis of the Force India in Silverstone.

2016-10-12 11:04:04

Sebastian Vettel Our team is constantly progressing

Sebastian Vettel Our team is constantly progressing

The Ferrari pilot Sebastian Vettel believes that his team is constantly moving forward.Sebastian Vettel "I Think that with this past weekend we made a lot of positive aspects. Despite the penalty in qualifying we were very strong, and the pace of the car in race conditions was very good. Probably, we had the second fastest car. So really there are a lot of positive.Of course, I'm not really happy because if the podium is within reach, but you don't finish it, it's a bit disappointing. But, as I said, it was a very positive weekend. If you compare our performance here with the results at Silverstone, where the track is similar in its characteristics, plus take into account the rather windy weather, I think we have made great progress".

2016-09-06 10:44:03

Jonathan Palmer is willing to buy the Silverstone

Jonathan Paumer, father of Jolyon Palmer, owns Motorsport Vision, in the power which is already a number of eminent British racing tracks. This time the ex-pilot of Formula-1 is ready to purchase Silverstone.Jonathan Palmer "Our side is ready to make an offer to the owners of Silverstone. Our company can give the track new life. We can save the future of the track in the Formula 1 championship. To us nobody has asked to buy the track, it is our vision and our proposal. So all the rumors about our interest in Silverstone - it's true".

2016-08-22 11:04:06

Nikita Mazepin may be the Friday test driver for Force India

Nikita Mazepin may be the Friday test driver for Force India

This year one of the test pilots Force India was a 17-year-old Nikita Mazepin. The Russians had already served two days of tests at Silverstone, and next season he can go on the track during Friday's practice.Bob Fearnley, Deputy head of the Force India "Nikita had its first tests of Formula 1 in Silverstone. Next season, its workload will increase significantly.We believe that in the near future one of our pilots leave the team, so we need to think about the future. To this end, we train young pilots.It is too early to judge the capabilities of Mazepin, but he showed signs of talent and high speed. Let's see what he will show next year. Maybe we will give him the opportunity to work on some Friday practice the Grand Prix".Obviously, much will depend on funding from sponsors Mazepin. Recall that Nikita's father is the principal owner and Chairman of the Board of Directors of United chemical company URALCHEM.

2016-08-17 14:14:05

Max Verstappen We caught up with Mercedes

Max Verstappen We caught up with Mercedes

The pilot of Red Bull Max Verstappen believes that his team has crept close to the leaders.Max Verstappen "They are still very strong, and we're close. In wet conditions we have a chance, as it was at Silverstone, but in normal conditions, the Mercedes is not yet to catch up. We almost did it and got closer to them the rest.In the race we can be close in Singapore. We still have a chance to win".

2016-08-07 20:24:05

Carlos Sainz My team is rolled back

The pilot Toro Rosso Carlos Sainz said that his team is starting to roll back in their outcomes, redistributing resources next year.Carlos Sainz "We knew that the time will come and it will be necessary to renounce the modification of the machine. That moment came, or he came back a couple of races before this, because we are just cleverly disguised their failure to thrive.At Silverstone, Austria, Hungary - all we fought for position in the already backward the car, but the last race showed that we hand over positions. Then we will be only more difficult, and will only be achieved with different settings.

2016-07-21 11:24:07

Silverstone few places

Silverstone few places

The Director of the Silverstone circuit Patrick Allen said that he would try to increase the capacity of the stands the legendary route.Patrick Allen "the New capabilities we are discussing with the FIA and directly with Charlie Whiting. We propose to approximate the bleachers to the track, so that the audience could better feel what is happening. We also want to build new stands in the old pit lane and turn Becketts. This will increase the Seating capacity from 65 thousand to 90If we get all permissions, then all this can be done faster than three years.

2016-07-20 11:24:10

In the fall of McLaren will get a new engine

At the British Grand Prix, the team McLaren has got a new version of the Honda powerplant. The next update is expected in autumn.Yusuke Hasegawa Honda F1 "We continue to work with the power plant. We have some interesting ideas regarding the finalization of the internal combustion engine. Will try to implement them in the next four to five stages.We have made significant progress. It is obvious that the machine has become more efficient, and it proved Fernando Alonso showed in the final qualification at Silverstone, the eighth result. We lose to rivals, but I'm sure we can eliminate the backlog".In a Honda ten catch points for refinement of the engine.

2016-07-16 13:54:08

Esteban Gutierrez I quickly adapt to new routes

Haas pilot Esteban Gutierrez said that without problems get used to the track in Hungary after racing the track at Silverstone.Esteban Gutierrez "In fact, to changes in the configuration of tracks quickly. In Budapest a high temperature, there is a winding track, the tyres overheat very quickly and are experiencing tremendous stress. However, I am well acquainted with the track, quickly adapt to any conditions, so confident and the car. The upcoming weekend will be for me without incident".

2016-07-15 10:34:04

Esteban Windows Renault and Mercedes can't compare

Esteban Windows Renault and Mercedes can't compare

Test-pilot of Renault Esteban Windows at the invitation of Mercedes held a two day test at Silverstone, having the opportunity to evaluate the performance cars of the two teams.Esteban Windows "I can't compare these cars, they are quite different. Both teams are successful, both have won Championships. So for me, so it was an honor to work on past tests. I was able to compare the work of two machines, I was able to take a step forward in your progress. I can say that the two day test with Mercedes was very useful.

2016-07-14 16:04:06

Ferrari has signed a contract with Charles LeClair

Ferrari has signed a contract with Charles LeClair

During the tests at Silverstone one day at Ferrari worked for Charles LeClair. According to rumors, the Scuderia has signed a multi-year contract with 18-year-old driver from Monaco.Leclere had a good performance in the Junior series. This year, Charles won two races in GP3 and after six stages is the leader in the series.Obviously, next season, LeClair will become a test-pilot Ferrari. And in 2018 he will be able to get behind the wheel of a vehicle, replacing Kimi Raikkonen. However, very rarely trust young pilots.

2016-07-14 11:14:03

Nikita Mazepin These days were useful to me

Nikita Mazepin These days were useful to me

Test-pilot of Force India Nikita Mazepin showed in the recent test day at Silverstone on 4-th result.Nikita Mazepin "the past Two days of tests have been useful to me, they helped me to progress as a pilot. I helped the team to solve tasks, working on the long series of circles. In each new departure on the route I was trying to pick up some speed. I have found places where you can still improve, and so the results from one circle to grow.The team in these days worked with the settings, we spent a lot of aerodynamic tests. I think I coped with the task. Now I'll wait for the next opportunity to sit behind the wheel".

2016-07-14 10:44:04

Stoffel Vandorn I immediately was able to attack

Stoffel Vandorn I immediately was able to attack

Test driver for McLaren Stoffel Vandorn showed the results of the last day of testing at Silverstone 5-th result.Stoffel Vandorn "It was a success The rain almost did not stop our work because most of the time we worked on a dry track. In the morning we worked with the aerodynamics, and in the afternoon checking out a new machine system. Today we were in a hurry, because it was necessary to have time to do many of the things that was not able to perform yesterday.I liked the handling of the car, I attacked almost immediately at full strength. I have a couple of months was sitting in the car, so the feeling is fantastic. We did everything we could to help the team to progress".

2016-07-14 10:44:03

Pierre went Out I adapted to the car

Pierre went Out I adapted to the car

Test-pilot of Red Bull Pierre went Out showed the results of the tests in Silverstone 3rd result.Pierre went Out "I'm happy with this final day, because flying on a long series of circles has allowed me to adapt to the car. Very many laps I drove on the tyres of Medium, which was part of the program.The team managed to test all the elements and nodes that need to pay attention to. I tried to provide the team the best feedback, for which I was given the opportunity to drive one fastest lap, which came out decent.Recall that went Out in the next year may take place in the Toro Rosso. In this case Daniil Kvyat will have to look for another team.

2016-07-14 10:34:05

Sergio Camara I'm just happy

Sergio Camara I'm just happy

On the tests in Silverstone in the composition of the Toro Rosso debuted a 18-year-old Brazilian Sergio Camara. At the end of the day he ended up on 9th place.Sergio Camara "It was a great day, I'm just happy Frankly, I had a great time driving the car and happy with his work on the legendary track with a great team. Everything impressed me here, it was difficult to concentrate.Thanks again to the team for the opportunity. This day will forever remain in my memory".