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2017-09-21 11:04:03

Future Auer has not changed after the Force India

Future Auer has not changed after the Force India

Lucas Auer stated that the team Force India decided to keep pilots in 2018, will not affect his future in racing.Earlier, the Austrian, whose uncle was a pilot of Formula 1 Gerhard Berger has been testing at Silverstone with its pink sponsor BWT.There were rumors that due to problems between the pilots Force India changes may occur in the composition, but this did not happen.Lucas Auer "For me, nothing has changed. The test was a measure of great confidence in me, and I still keep contact with the team, but focused on DTM".Gerhard Berger "Lucas still has a chance. Force India looks at it.You can already see the results of this monitoring, because he was invited to the tests, and even without my help. He really handled it myself.He has a very good chance to win the title in the DTM. And his tests showed that he is ready for Formula 1".

2017-09-10 17:04:04

Force India wants to keep Windows and Perez

Force India wants to keep Windows and Perez

Force India said that they want to keep both of the current drivers for the season 2018.Recently Sergio Perez and Esteban Windows treated each other not very friendly on the track and beyond, but the Deputy leader Bob Fearnley said that the team from Silverstone still needs in these pilots.Bob Fearnley "We will do everything in our power to keep both pilots. We are in an enviable position, as our Duo of pilots are as good as the top three teams. We need them if we want to keep fourth place in the championship in 2018.Yes, our pilots are clearly in demand, and with good reason - they are not average pilots. Fortunately, Esteban with us for three years. And I didn't get the impression that he also wants to go to another place. He forgets that we gave him a chance.For Perez there's always the alternative, but I think Sergio is very happy with us. He knows we can offer him a very competitive car in the centre of the peloton".

2017-09-03 17:14:03

Lewis Hamilton We purely made this race

Lewis Hamilton We purely made this race

Pilot Mercedes Lewis Hamilton won the race, the Italian Grand Prix and ahead of the championship of Sebastian Vettel.Lewis Hamilton "I love Italy, I love to drive here. I like the local audience, like her energy. The fans here are the same hot as in Silverstone. Today the team did a great job, having achieved a victorious double. Valtteri did a very good job in this race, making his way to second place. Vettel also did well, finishing in an important podium.I had a good start and absolutely not worried about Strolla. Lock it was easy. Our engine today showed itself in all its glory. It was a great day for us".

2017-08-19 11:24:02

Helmut Marko the Title win Vettel

Sports consultant to Red Bull Helmut Marko believes that the season-2017 win Sebastian Vettel.Helmut Marko "I believe in Vettel, because I know his moral force, and Ferrari have raised their game to a new level.Silverstone, I would say, was an exception. The Ferrari was clearly the stronger race in the first half of the season, and only thanks to various circumstances they were unable to sell all their chances".

2017-08-13 00:54:03

Nico Rosberg confident Mercedes

Champion of the season in 2016 Nico Rosberg is not confident that Ferrari can beat Mercedes in 2017.Nico Rosberg "Ferrari did a great job in the winter. But now it is a race of development, and I find it hard to believe that Ferrari will be able to keep up with the Germans. After Silverstone I thought "this is it", but was surprised to see how Ferrari again fighting in Hungary. But Spa will again be a real track for Mercedes, and Ferrari are unlikely to get the chance.We know that Vettel is sometimes not in control of his emotions. In the past year, we've seen it in Mexico. But this emotion is the force of Sebastian. In the short term it may seem like a weakness, but throughout the season, this feature can actually change the situation.He is always ready to win, and it can't hurt the fight for the title of champion".

2017-08-01 21:54:03

Nikita Mazepin I gained invaluable experience

Nikita Mazepin I gained invaluable experience

In the composition of the Force India half of the first day of testing in Hungary held Nikita Mazepin. The Russians drove 52 laps and took the final Protocol of the sixth.Nikita Mazepin "a year has Passed since I last tested the car Formula 1 at Silverstone. I liked the work with the team, I gained invaluable experience.I first tested the car of new generation and now look forward to tomorrow. In the evening I will analyze the information to understand where you can add tomorrow".

2017-07-28 11:44:04

Christian Horner Red Bull need to give Verstappen the champion's car

Christian Horner Red Bull need to give Verstappen the champion's car

Head Red Bull Christian Horner admitted that the team must give max Verstappen the best car in 2018.Christian Horner "When Verstappen finished the race in Silverstone, I breathed a sigh of relief. Of course, he showed some emotions, especially when journalists have set up the microphone under his chin after the retirements of the race, but the guy is under control.This stage in his career still involved with training and development. I am sure that Max will be faster and stronger.We need to give max a machine which he can win. Only then we will talk about the future. If we do, I'm sure that there will be no other team for which Max wants to play".

2017-07-24 11:24:02

Lewis Hamilton Fans want the second race in the UK

British pilot Mercedes Lewis Hamilton is confident that his fans are ready to support the race in London.Lewis Hamilton "I feel that the UK is home to Motorsport. Here are the base of almost all teams. Every racing weekend here just crowds of people in the stands. It would be a real shame for Motorsport to lose the British Grand Prix. Moreover, a lot of people here spend a lot of money during the racing days.I don't believe we will lose the British Grand Prix, because the sports world will probably erupt. I will do everything in my power to convince Liberty that it is impossible to abandon the race.We have in the UK a lot of great trails, and we can use Silverstone and other tracks. We used to have two Grand Prix in Spain. It would be cool to have one, the race was held on the stationary track and the second street ring."It is known that currently the company has plans Liberty of the race in London.

2017-07-24 10:54:03

Cyril abiteboul we Need to go on vacation, earn points two machines

Cyril abiteboul we Need to go on vacation, earn points two machines

The head of Renault's Cyril abiteboul is hoping that his team will be able to earn points in Hungary two machines.Cyril abiteboul "We showed at Silverstone that we continue to progress. The development of the chassis, in particular, a new bottoms have been positive, and proved by eight points Nico. In addition, both cars demonstrated strong qualifying pace.It is essential to maintain this process of development, so that both cars finished the race in Hungary in the top ten. We want to complete the first half of the season on a positive note.To achieve this goal, we must solve the problems of security. We know our situation and areas requiring more attention. Our goals remain unchanged by the end of the season we want to be the sixth in the team standings".During the season Niko Hulkenberg several times finished in the points, but on account of Jolyon Palmer still no points.

2017-07-23 21:04:02

Stoffel Vandorn Budapest - our chance

The pilot of McLaren Stoffel Vandorn believes that the race in Budapest can be successful for his team in terms of fighting for points.Stoffel Vandorn "Budapest should be another good chance for us to earn points. Can you describe this track is like Monaco without the walls. There are so many twists, just a bunch of turns. You need a good chassis and good downforce on the ring, and I hope we can be more competitive than earlier this year.Getting into the top ten on the starting grid there were, maybe, a surprise for Silverstone. But then again, it must mean that our chassis is working well at high speeds, once we were able to achieve this result. We were able to work close to Force India and Williams on this track is a positive. After Silverstone we were disappointed that you did not miss points, but simply are unable to fight for them".

2017-07-22 00:14:03

In Pirelli has determined the cause of the destruction of rubber Vettel

In Pirelli has determined the cause of the destruction of rubber Vettel

After the race in Silverstone tyre damage from cars of Sebastian Vettel and Kimi Raikkonen delivered to the research center Pirelli. The Italian tire revealed the reason for the gap tires from Vettel, but if Raikkonen is still being studied.In a statement, Pirelli said "a Careful study of the left front tyre with the car Vettel has shown that initially she had a puncture. The movement in run-flat tire in the pits led to the complete destruction of the rubber.In the case of Raikkonen, on his bus a few signs pointing to the cause of the destruction. Will need a few days to explore this case".

2017-07-20 10:54:04

Formula 1 will sit at the negotiating table to discuss the Shield

Formula 1 will sit at the negotiating table to discuss the Shield

The potential introduction of head protection Shield will be discussed at the next meeting of the working group of Formula 1.In Silverstone Sebastian Vettel has said that he felt dizzy after the first tests the device on Board his Ferrari.FIA "Now we need to think about how we can solve all the problems".Shield, apparently, will be discussed by the group in Geneva, but until Monza no one team will not test this solution.Head Red Bull Christian Horner "There is a serious problem. We really need to know two months ago on the Shield because it's too late to implement the system in the new car of the season-2018. If we have problems, I can only imagine what it's like for small teams".The final decision will be taken only in Geneva, and the FIA insisting on obligatory introduction of protection if not Shield, then Halo.

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".

2017-07-20 10:34:02

Italian press the Grand Prix of great Britain was a turning point for Ferrari

The Italian publication claims that Ferrari after the failure at Silverstone should fear for the fate of the title.La Gazzetta dello Sport "the Race for Ferrari at Silverstone was the worst this season. The Scuderia returned home worried that the British Grand Prix may have been a turning point in favor of Mercedes. The last three races were tough, but now it's much worse."After the Grand Prix of great Britain Sebastian Vettel ahead of Lewis Hamilton by just one point.

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 10:04:03

Niki Lauda Ferrari should not have to risk

Niki Lauda Ferrari should not have to risk

Non-Executive Director of Mercedes Niki Lauda believes Ferrari should not have to risk a tire during the race at Silverstone.Niki Lauda "They paid for that decided to take a chance with tires. One would assume that it won't work".The distance of the race at Silverstone - lap 51. Vettel switched from the Supersoft to the Soft after lap 18, Raikkonen - after 24 lap Hamilton - after 25 circle. Two laps to go could not stand the front tyre from Raikkonen and Vettel.

2017-07-18 10:54:07

Chapter Ferrari the Tyres in Milan on the study

Chapter Ferrari the Tyres in Milan on the study

The head of Ferrari, Maurizio Arrivabene said that the tires ruptured during the race at Silverstone on machines Sebastian Vettel and Kimi Raikkonen are already in Milan to check.The head of Pirelli "We are studying the incident. Tires in Milan, where they will be thoroughly tested. Also we need to see more data on setting up machines."One suggestion was that the specific configuration of the Ferrari combined with the high downforce produced by the cars of season 2017, contributed to the problems with the tires.Maurizio Arrivabene "Although the reasons seem obvious to us, not in the style of Ferrari to complain about losing."Sebastian Vettel "I don't think someone is particularly to blame. Looking back, everything seems and feels very easy".

2017-07-18 10:44:03

The management of the Grand Prix of Canada does not intervene in the dispute Silverstone and Liberty

The head of the Grand Prix of Canada Francois Dumonte said he did not want to intervene in the dispute between the owner of Formula-1 Liberty Media and the management of Silverstone.Francois Dumontier "I can understand their problem. In Formula 1, of course, the wind of change. The new leadership wants each individual Grand Prix was like a championship. We are ready to accept all these conditions."The head of Formula-1 chase Carey "I know we do not belong to the Silverstone unfair. We treat them the same as others.Our preference is now given to Silverstone and the British Grand Prix should be held not only there. We had offers from other places across the UK".Meanwhile, the owners of Silverstone have announced the termination of the contract, calculated up to 2025, after the season in 2019.

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 10:34:03

Stoffel Vandorn We are moving in the right direction

Stoffel Vandorn We are moving in the right direction

The pilot of McLaren Stoffel Vandorn believes that his team lately makes right steps in its development.Stoffel Vandorn "I Think that in the last races we were moving in the right direction. I think that in Baku, Austria and the UK I made a real step forward - I was able to be as close to Alonso.In fact, I never in himself no doubt. But the beginning of the season was difficult because of all these problems. Also, it was necessary to change the relationship with the team from the point of view of the settings of the machine. Gradually, the team began to listen to my wishes.Lately I feel more and more comfortable and confident."At Silverstone Vandorn started the eighth - best career result. In the race he finished 11th is the best result of this season.

2017-07-16 21:44:03

Felipe Massa I am very happy with my race

Felipe Massa I am very happy with my race

Pilot Williams Felipe Massa finished in Silverstone 10th and earned one point.Felipe Massa "I'm definitely satisfied with the race after starting from 14th position. I had a good start and already after the first round was 10. Probably the most difficult part of the race was at the end when I had to Tinker with the pilots Force India. I was faster but maybe not fast enough to be able to overtake.I'm still unhappy with the results of qualification. When you start from such a low position, the situation is much more complicated. If the start was from higher places, and points could be much more. Unfortunately, starting from 14th place did not allow us to do this, but I'm still happy with my race. We just need to make sure that our starting position will be better in the next race".

2017-07-16 19:04:03

Daniil Kvyat earned points

On the first lap of the race at Silverstone Daniil Kvyat faced with a partner with Toro Rosso. During the race the Russian has worked for the penalty travel on the pit lane, and after the finish the stewards awarded him two penalty points.Now, on account quata 9 penalty points. Three more points - and Daniel will miss one race.

2017-07-16 16:44:03

Chronicle of the race Grand Prix of great Britain

Chronicle of the race Grand Prix of great Britain

145041 - Today from pole position for his home race will start Lewis Hamilton. For he is the fifth pole position at Silverstone.145209 - the Briton won at Silverstone four times, including the last three races.145259 - Next to it will start Kimi Raikkonen, winner of the British stage in 2007.145325 - Second row, championship leader Sebastian Vettel and Max Verstappen.145523 - Starting position of Hamilton.

2017-07-15 23:54:03

Hamilton did not begin to punish for blocking Grosjean

After the final qualifying sessions at Silverstone, Romain Grosjean complained that he prevented Lewis Hamilton, who slowly returned to the pits. Stewards Grand Prix of great Britain studied the situation, but not to punish the owner of the pole position.The stewards have watched the video, analyzed the telemetry from the cars of Hamilton and came to the conclusion that the Mercedes driver did not stop the pilot Haas.

2017-07-15 23:44:03

Daniel Quat 12th place in us is high

Daniel Quat 12th place in us is high

At the end of qualifying at Silverstone, the pilot Toro Rosso Daniel Quat was right to start from the 12th position.Daniil Kvyat "During the morning practice, I felt insecure in the car, but in qualifying everything changed for the better. Given the current difficult conditions, the 12-th place - it is for us the most. Maybe I could play a couple of tenths of a second, but on a drying track should be more careful, because they do not know what the asphalt under your wheels.If tomorrow the weather will be like this, then I hope we can win and earn some points.

2017-07-15 23:14:03

Nico Hulkenberg It was a successful qualification

Nico Hulkenberg It was a successful qualification

At the end of qualifying at Silverstone pilots Renault Nico Hulkenberg and Jolyon Palmer were on the 6th and 11th positions, respectively.Nico Hulkenberg "Today we had a very successful qualification and the race tomorrow, we start just behind the top teams. I had a good pace, and the team can now boast of good results. The team took the right decisions in difficult weather conditions. I felt calm and confident in the car, so was able to show a good circle. The updates we brought here have also played a role in our step forward.However, tomorrow's race is a real test. We will try to do a clean race. Will be hard to attack to finish the race in the points zone".Jolyon Palmer "Today I'm 11th, but tomorrow I don't wanna be 11-m. I am satisfied with the car, but I understand that could show a better result. The car is very good, and my starting place gives an opportunity to choose the strategy. I am sure that I will be able to fight for points in the race".

2017-07-15 17:24:03

Fernando Alonso For the fans it was important to see this is the first place

The pilot of McLaren Fernando Alonso won the first part of qualifying at Silverstone, and the second showed the 13-th result. In any case, the Spaniard will start last due to a penalty for changing elements of the power plant.Fernando Alonso "the Traffic didn't bother me, I really showed a clean lap but the car is still not capable of reaching the final. I've flown on the old rubber, so the exit in the third round was impossible.I am pleased that fans were overjoyed when they saw me in the first place in the first round of qualifying. They needed it. We continue to work to fight for the first places not only in individual sessions. If there are mixed conditions tomorrow, for us it will be very good news, as well as pure rain race - glasses in this case will be possible".

2017-07-15 12:44:03

Sebastian Vettel Ferrari can make progress in the qualification

The Ferrari pilot Sebastian Vettel admitted that his team can and must make progress in the qualification.Sebastian Vettel "the track in the qualifying plan must be suitable us more than Mercedes. Silverstone is full of fast turns.I think we can continue to achieve more in the qualifications. Let Mercedes and more power, but we can take some other things".