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2017-11-20 13:14:04

Alonso happy with first tests behind the wheel of a LMP1 car

Alonso happy with first tests behind the wheel of a LMP1 car

Fernando Alonso did behind the wheel of the Toyota TS050 Hybrid sport prototype on the track in Bahrain in the framework of the tests beginners WEC. The Spaniard drove 113 laps and showed a time of 143.013.Fernando Alonso "It was a great day The job behind the wheel of the car of the LMP1 class are always interesting for any pilot, because this incredible machine.I've always wanted to try a similar technique, and I succeeded. I am very happy".

2017-11-13 10:24:03

Nico Hulkenberg it's Good that I earned a point

Nico Hulkenberg it's Good that I earned a point

The pilot of Renault Nico Hulkenberg race in Brazil finished in tenth position, thus earning one point.Nico Hulkenberg "it's Good that I got the first point after the stage in Spa, although it was a pretty long and difficult race. We lost starting places early in the race. And to defend against Hamilton and ricciardo was impossible.On the one hand, it's good to finish the race, on the other hand, we have lacked pace for more. I fought hard, but in vain. Now I'm focused on the final race in Abu Dhabi".

2017-11-12 20:54:03

Chronicle of the race Grand Prix of Brazil

Chronicle of the race Grand Prix of Brazil

184951 - Today from pole position for the third time in his career, will start Valtteri Bottas.185046 - Next to him is Sebastian Vettel.185102 - Second row Kimi Raikkonen and Max Verstappen.185154 - Third row Sergio Perez and Fernando Alonso.185252 - the Spaniard sixth, and so high it didn't start in 2014, when he played for Ferrari.185319 - the Fourth row completely for Renault Nico Hulkenberg and Carlos Sainz.185341 - Completing the top ten Felipe Massa and Esteban Windows.185405 - we Already know that Massa ends his career in Formula 1, so it's his last start on home track.185432 - Next Grosjean, Vandorn, Magnussen, Riccardo, Wehrlein, Stroll, Ericsson, Hartley and 185511 - Riccardo and the last four were different penalties one for replacement of transmission, some elements of the power plant.185525 from the pit lane will start Lewis Hamilton.185603 - British guy failed the first qualified in the status of four-time champion, breaking the car on the first lap. 185629 - Mercedes took advantage of the situation and replaced Lewis powerplant, so it will start from the pit lane.185724 - the Temperature is +28C and the track warmed up to +60C185818 - Round here short 4309 M185826 - race Distance - 71 185840 - There are two independent zones DRS185852 - Rain during the race is not 185926 - Raikkonen on the starting grid had problems with the electrics. But I guess everything was solved.190013 - Pilots go on warm-up 190027 - Most pilots chose the tires 190107 - On the harder Soft will start Riccardo he spent the second part of the qualification on these tires, Eriksson, went Out and 190130 - a Lot of live were greeted by the local 190202 - Machine return to the starting 190218 - All ready to 190230 - Lewis stands at the exit of the pit 190259 - START190327 - Vettel, Bottas, Raikkonen.190334 - Behind the reversal 190406 - Grosjean and Windows simultaneously 190412 - On the road machine 190439 - Grosjean knocked out Windows, and Esteban is the first gathering in your career190502 - McLaren Vandorn 190515 Windows tried to get to the boxes, but still stood on 190527 - the Entire peloton rides through pit 190650 - 1 lap Vettel, Bottas, Raikkonen, Verstappen, Alonso, Massa, Perez, Hulkenberg, Sainz, Faded, Ericsson, Hartley, Stroll, Hamilton, Wehrlein, Grosjean, 190706 - Magnussen also 190724 - by car Riccardo changed the bow 190840 - During the launch.

2017-11-08 10:24:04

Fernando Alonso prepares for Le Manu

It is not excluded that next year Fernando Alonso will take part in the legendary marathon 24 hours of Le Mans. Edition of the Daily Sports Car reports that the Spaniard visited the base of Toyota in Cologne, where he passed the adjustment seats.It is expected that Alonso will take part in tests of the Toyota sports prototype, which will be held on 19 November in Bahrain.At the same time, as we already confirmed the participation of Alonso in the marathon 24 hours of Daytona, where his partner will become a reserve pilot of McLaren Lando Norris.

2017-10-29 00:54:03

Fernando Alonso we Have the best car

Fernando Alonso we Have the best car

In the first part of qualifying for the Mexican Grand Prix Fernando Alonso showed the fifth result, having conceded to the leader two-tenths of a second. In the second part of the pilot of McLaren was confined to a warm lap as a penalty for changing the powerplant, the Spaniard will still have to start from the last row.Fernando Alonso "it Was great to show the possibilities of the machine in the first part of qualifying. Yesterday we achieved a good result that was a surprise, but today we repeated it in qualifying. The car is very cool is kept on the road in fast turns.The lag in two-tenths of a second from the leader for the first time in three years, we have the best car And we had the old engine Yesterday I put a new powerplant, but we decided to keep it for races in Brazil and Abu Dhabi. So this result we have achieved with the latest trends. This is probably the best weekend this season".

2017-10-28 12:14:03

Fernando Alonso It was a productive Friday

Fernando Alonso It was a productive Friday

The pilot of McLaren Fernando Alonso in practice for the Mexican Grand Prix showed 7th result, becoming thus the leader of the middle group of the peloton. In the race the Spaniard will be fined for the replacement of the engine.Fernando Alonso "I'd say today was very positive and productive Friday. We covered a lot of laps, had a lot of things to test and got positive results. We were only seven tenths off the fastest time and two-tenths clear of Bottas, which surprisingly looks competitive on such a difficult track.We know it will be a difficult race in any case. To start with the tail of the peloton it is hard and beat is also pretty easy. To some extent we have to sacrifice this race to have a fresh engine in Brazil and Abu Dhabi. We still don't know where we'll be after qualifying, so let's see what decision will give us the least painful result.It was great to see so many people in the stands in the section of the Stadium. It's great that we here are so supportive".

2017-10-25 11:14:04

Fernando Alonso I am not surprised by the pace of science

Fernando Alonso I am not surprised by the pace of science

The Spanish pilot of McLaren Fernando Alonso has said he is not surprised by the speed of his compatriot Carlos Sainz, who on the eve of the Grand Prix of the USA has moved to Renault.Fernando Alonso "the Fact that Carlos is well made, is very good, but not surprising. You have nothing to say. We all knew that Carlos will be good.Next year it will be more difficult because McLaren is clearly ahead, but he should enjoy this moment".

2017-10-20 20:54:03

Max Verstappen will remain at Red Bull until the end of 2020

Red Bull was given to understand that Max Verstappen is the future of the team. During the United States Grand Prix, it was announced about prolongation of the contract with the young Dutchman before the end of 2020.Christian Horner, head of the team "We are very pleased that Max has agreed to stay at Red Bull for such period. Our collaboration began with an improbable victory in last year's Grand Prix of Spain. After that, he added.This year Max after a series of setbacks has won a fantastic victory in Malaysia. This is a very talented pilot, able to progress. He wants to succeed in Formula 1, and that our desires coincide.We have a few years, and Red Bull is a great place for max to build the team around him."Max Verstappen "In the Red Bull no time demonstrated that they believe in me. At the age of 16 they invited me to their youth program, and in 17 years has allowed me to debut in Formula 1. Then he moved to Red Bull, where I immediately found success, which could only dream of. They have always supported me and we have always had the same goal.I'm glad to stay in the Red Bull. I look forward to continuing our cooperation and hope to achieve even greater success".

2017-10-20 15:24:03

Daniil Kvyat I Have a spare

Before the United States Grand Prix Daniel Quat stated that he has options for next year, if his services will refuse Toro Rosso.Daniil Kvyat "I Have ideas, but don't want to talk about it. If you still remain without a place in Formula 1, then disaster will not happen. However, while I'm here, to give up I'm not going. At the same time, I have a fallback option plan B and plan C".In Austin, Kvyat will be in the car, which was first piloted by Carlos Sainz. In addition, Daniel will be a team of engineers and mechanics who previously worked with the Spaniard.

2017-10-20 15:14:03

Alonso still dreams of winning Indy 500

Alonso still dreams of winning Indy 500

Fernando Alonso admitted that next year can not act in the Indy-500. At the same time, the Spaniard is determined to take part in this legendary race in the future.Fernando Alonso "I Have a new contract with McLaren, and I have to admit that next year will not act in the Indy-500, because this race overlaps with the Grand Prix of Monaco. But I have to return to Indianapolis Don't know when it will be maybe in 2019, maybe 2020 but I definitely will come back at the start of the Indy 500".

2017-10-20 13:44:03

Brendon Hartley will start the last

Brendon Hartley will start the last

His debut race in Formula 1 Brendon Hartley will start from the last starting position due to the replacement of the power plant.Chapter Toro Rosso Franz Tost confirmed that the car Hartley will replace all elements of the power plant. In total, the new Zealander will lose 30 positions. This replacement was planned in advance, even when were not aware of the invitation of Brandon.Interestingly, replacement of the power plant will be made on the machine which previously acted Daniil Kvyat and Pierre went Out. Kvyat himself this time to work on the car Carlos Sainz and the engineers, who had worked with the Spanish pilot.

2017-10-20 12:54:03

Carlos Sainz changed the coloring of the helmet

Carlos Sainz changed the coloring of the helmet

On the eve of the Grand Prix of the USA Carlos Sainz moved from Toro Rosso to Renault. On that occasion, the Spaniard decided to update drawings on his helmet.

2017-10-14 14:14:03

Carlos Sainz in the form of Renault

Carlos Sainz in the form of Renault

Next weekend Carlos Sainz debut at the United States Grand Prix as the pilot of Renault. The French team posted photos of the Spaniard in a new form.

2017-10-14 13:24:03

Alonso will perform in the Grand Prix of the USA in the helmet Indy 500

Alonso will perform in the Grand Prix of the USA in the helmet Indy 500

The upcoming United States Grand Prix the pilot of McLaren Fernando Alonso will hold a helmet and the coloring which will repeat helmet, which he performed in the Indie 500.The only difference is the number on the helmet. In the Indy 500, the Spaniard played under the number "29" and Fomrula-1 starting number "14".

2017-10-14 12:54:04

Mary criticizes an early transition Sainz in Renault

Mary criticizes an early transition Sainz in Renault

Former Spanish Formula 1 driver Roberto merhi has criticized the decision of his compatriot Carlos Sainz to go to Renault for four races before the end of the season.Roberto merhi "to be Honest, to go to Renault during the season, it seems to me a mistake. I would have finished the year with Toro Rosso. He had a great year, and the next one could start on equal terms with Nico".

2017-10-14 11:34:04

Jenson button Lewis is just luck, lost in the past year

Jenson button Lewis is just luck, lost in the past year

Spare pilot of McLaren's Jenson button believes that Lewis Hamilton will be this year's champion.Jenson button "the Difference is huge, and I know that in this sport, the situation can quickly change, but this year Mercedes confidently is in the lead with the start of the season. You could even say that this year Lewis enjoys a share of the fortune, which he lost last year. Last year he was unlucky because of the reliability of the machine, but now the opposite is true".

2017-10-12 10:34:03

Fernando Alonso Formula 1 will always be a priority

Fernando Alonso Formula 1 will always be a priority

The pilot of McLaren Fernando Alonso has said that even if he stays, that would not change Formula 1 to race at Daytona in the beginning of next year. But the Spaniard does not deny that if there is a possibility he will start.Fernando Alonso "the Priority is Formula 1. Triple crown - the second plan. And Yes, now looms fantastic in 2018 for me. I know that now spread rumors about my possible performance in Daytona. This race has a long history, and it is held in January, when the season of Formula 1 has not started yet".The team is owned by the Executive Director of McLaren Zak brown, United Autosports, takes part in a race at Daytona.

2017-10-11 17:24:04

Alonso will take part in the 24 hours of Daytona

Alonso will take part in the 24 hours of Daytona

This year Fernando Alonso took part in the race Indy-500. Next season, according to French publication Auto Hebdo, the Spaniard can become a member of the American marathon 24 hours of Daytona.This legendary race is traditionally held in late January in Florida. Alonso can become the pilot of team United Autosports, which is owned by Zach brown, head of the McLaren Group. A statement on the matter is expected on October 12. Perhaps at the same time will be announced about prolongation of the contract Alonso to McLaren.The marathon is held at Daytona in 1962 on a combined route that includes portions of the NASCAR oval and a road section in the infield. Among the latest winners of the marathon, for example, is Juan Pablo Montoya.

2017-10-10 10:34:05

Fernando Alonso next week much clearer

Fernando Alonso next week much clearer

The pilot of McLaren Fernando Alonso continues to feed his fans with Breakfast about the future of his career.Fernando Alonso "next week, I think everything will become clearer".Earlier, the Spaniard had promised to announce his decision during the Grand Prix of Malaysia, then in the course of the Grand Prix of Japan.

2017-10-08 13:44:04

Fernando Alonso punished

After the finish of the race, the stewards Grand Prix of Japan instructed the pilot of McLaren Fernando Alonso because he ignored blue flags.In the last laps of the race Lewis Hamilton and Max Verstappen lost time for circular Alonso, who led the fight for 10th place with Felipe Massa. As a result, the Spaniard had received an official warning and two penalty points.For Alonso this is the first warning for the season. Penalty points on account Fernando was not there.

2017-10-07 16:04:03

Jolyon Palmer leaves Renault

Briton Jolyon Palmer ahead of schedule leaving the Renault team. It will be replaced by Spaniard Carlos Sainz.Cyril abiteboul, head of Renault Sport "I want to thank Jolyon for joint work. He showed excellent personal qualities, and we wish him a successful future."Jolyon Palmer "the Grand Prix of Japan will be my last race in the Renault lineup. Three years this team has been challenging, but at the same time interesting. I wish the team every success.Now I want to achieve the best possible result in Japan, and then will study the available options for the next season.

2017-10-07 12:14:03

Fernando Alonso We could have done more

Fernando Alonso We could have done more

The pilot of McLaren Fernando Alonso in qualifying Grand Prix of Japan took place in the final, which showed 10-th result. However, it will start last - the Spaniard will be fined in the loss of 35 positions for the replacement of the power plant.Fernando Alonso "you Know, today I could have done more, but we decided not to force technique, which is only installed on my car. In the car changed a lot of key nodes, so the penalty would have destroyed all my attempts. Attack made no sense. Today I worked for the team and fans, and tomorrow will hold a strong race for Honda this is their home track.

2017-10-07 07:44:03

Alonso and Palmer will lose positions at the start

Before Saturday's practice on the machines Fernando Alonso and Jolyon Palmer has replaced elements of the power plant, which both pilots will receive penalties in loss of starting positions.In the McLaren decided to put a new version of the Honda powerplant that Japanese motorists prepared for home runs. For the Spaniard the eighth time this season the internal combustion engine, the eighth module MGU-K, tenth and tenth turbine module MGU-H. In total, Fernando will lose 35 positions.Fine Palmer will be "only" 20 positions. The pilot put Renault fifth this season, the internal combustion engine, a turbine and a sixth module the sixth MGU-H. Previously 5 position penalty for changing the gearbox got Valtteri Bottas and 20 penalty positions for the replacement of the power plant Carlos Sainz.

2017-10-06 09:04:03

Carlos Sainz will lose 20 positions at the start

Before Friday practice in Japan on the car Carlos Sainz put in a new internal combustion engine. In addition, he changed the module the turbine and MGU-H. For the pilot Toro Rosso is the fifth of the elements in this season, so the Spaniard will lose at the start of the 20 positions.

2017-10-03 11:14:03

Gunther Steiner defends the "bad boy" Magnussen

Gunther Steiner defends the

Director Haas Gunther Steiner defended the Danish driver Kevin Magnussen, whom the press have dubbed the "bad boy".In Hungary Magnussen live rude Nico Hulkenberg after he called Kevin the most unsporting driver in Formula 1. And Fernando Alonso agreed with this statement after the Grand Prix in Malaysia. The Spaniard called Magnussen's an idiot after a collision at Sepang.Fernando Alonso "More or less pilots agree that Kevin behaves on the road like an idiot. Against him 19 pilots."Gunther Steiner "Alonso is a very charismatic and skilled pilot. And if someone will face with him, so he responds. I think they both went to the limit of the possible, and what the people want.Every pilot must go through a hard time and deserve respect. If you ever get out of the way, people think through you can just pass through. Thus, you'll be protected until you overdo it.So, even if he will get a bit of a bad reputation, he can turn around later".

2017-10-01 16:34:03

Carlos Sainz day For us was positive

Carlos Sainz day For us was positive

The pilot Toro Rosso Carlos Sainz out of the race the race Grand Prix of Malaysia because of problems with the machine, however, the day the Spaniard believes positionemporio Sainz "For us it was a very positive day, in addition to my gathering in the distance. I think we had a good race. We showed much better pace than yesterday during qualifying. When it comes to race, we always seem to extracted a bit more from the car. We were able today to earn points, but unfortunately, I had to go the distance because of problems with the electrics. It's a shame, because up to this point the car was very good.The good news is that next race is just seven days, so we can quickly switch to a new job. I'm flying directly to Japan tonight, so I quickly switched to this time zone. This is my favorite Grand Prix of the year".

2017-09-29 12:44:03

Honda suspends upgrading the engine for McLaren

Honda mechanics have decided not to rush into upgrading your engine, provided by McLaren for the remaining races of 2017.In the Spanish newspaper El Models cited head of Honda Yusuke Hasegawa, "We are going to minimize the evolution of the engine that were released for the McLaren. Previously, we were focused on the performance, as any improvement would be important in the next year.If we manage to achieve great development, we won't hesitate applying it on the machines McLaren. This can happen in Suzuka or in the United States. Obviously, we will try to avoid the penalty in Suzuka, but six races left, and we could introduce a new engine".

2017-09-28 14:14:03

Sergey Sirotkin will hold Friday practice in Malaysia

Sergey Sirotkin will hold Friday practice in Malaysia

Sergey Sirotkin will spend the first Friday practice of the Malaysian Grand Prix in the Renault lineup. It is unknown which of the combat pilots will give place to Russian.This year, Sirotkin three times participated in Friday practice in Sochi, Spain, and Austria. In addition, he worked one day of testing in Bahrain in mid-April.

2017-09-27 10:14:05

Palmer intends to keep the place in Renault until the end of the year

Palmer intends to keep the place in Renault until the end of the year

The pilot of Renault Jolyon Palmer hopes to keep his seat at Renault until the end of the season.Sources report that a British pilot and his father Jonathan rejected the proposal of the French team to 3 million taxed to give place to Carlos Sainz on the remaining six races this year.Jolyon Palmer "the Car is getting better, I also look the other teams, so we will try to show another good result."However, there remains a chance that Renault may increase its offer of payments to Palmer and his sponsors. Rumor has it that amount increased to 7 million.But Spaniard Carlos Sainz seems confident that it will remain in the Toro Rosso before the end of the year.Carlos Sainz "I said nothing about moving to Renault already in Malaysia. I think it would be better to stay in the Toro Rosso, focusing on the team and its goals in the final phase of the season".