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2017-07-21 13:14:03

Kubica is confident that he is able to pilot the car of the season-2017

Kubica is confident that he is able to pilot the car of the season-2017

Robert Kubica, who, apparently, back in the championship Royal races, said that he is able to pilot a modern car.Earlier, the pole has already conducted tests with Renault, piloting the car of the 2013 season. Now he is preparing to take part in the tests of modern cars after the Grand Prix of Hungary.Robert Kubica "the Differences are mostly associated with turns, but it is only a question of habit and work. If others can do it, why I can't repeat or do even betterSo if Renault have the courage and confidence to let me drive, I'll be able to test all on personal experience.I already know that I can get back to the level that was shown previously. I'm quite able to show the speed that was shown in 2010. When I saw that I can fly on the verge of the car of the Formula 1 in Valencia, I thought, "This is a passion I have always felt, it's my life".I knew I didn't need to worry about missed about six years. All that is happening now, like magic".

2017-07-20 11:34:03

The head of Renault Kubica still very fast

The head of the team Renault has confirmed that Robert Kubica claims to be Jolyon Palmer.Cyril abiteboul "Jolyon had some problems with reliability, but it is true that if we had two pilots who are able to achieve the points we would have been eighth in the world championship.And Kubica is still very fast and has all of the same energy."Now Kubica, who missed due to a hand injury six seasons, is actively working in the simulator Renault. After the Grand Prix of Hungary, he will conduct tests behind the wheel of a car RS17.

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.

2017-07-19 12:54:03

Robert Kubica will replace Jolyon Palmer

Robert Kubica will replace Jolyon Palmer

A new candidate to replace Jolyon Palmer - the pole Robert Kubica. German newspaper Bild claims that it will happen after the summer break, during the Grand Prix of Belgium.Kubica has already conducted two series of tests behind the wheel of a car Renault 2012. Now Robert is actively practicing on the simulator team and preparing for tests in Hungary in early August, already on the machine 2017.Earlier there was speculation that Palmer will replace the pilot Toro Rosso Carlos Sainz, but the Spaniard and the Italian team said that it will not.

2017-07-15 12:44:05

Ross brown 25 racing is not that bad for the staff

Sports Director of the Formula 1 Ross Brawn believes that 25 races is not so much for the championship.Recently, after Lewis Hamilton and Fernando Alonso threatened to leave, if in the future there will be 25 races, CEO Formula-1 chase Carey said that his first priority was to hold 21 races in the season of 2018. But now the rumors are about 25 races back.Ross Brawn "25 race is one race in two weeks. Well, sometimes a little more often. A good life, isn't it Not so long ago pilots participated in the tests each week.We asked 30 countries around the world to consider their candidatures for participation in the championship. This is very interesting, when there were many sports events".

2017-07-14 13:24:03

Team Toro Rosso has forgiven

Stewards Grand Prix of great Britain considered the situation around one of the machines Toro Rosso and allowed the team to participate in race weekend.Recall that while checking cars Carlos Sainz delegates FIA found out that wheel cable tied in a few places. On the proposal to replace the rope team refused.Stewards Grand Prix of great Britain, summoned the representatives of the Toro Rosso after what the team have replaced all of the damaged cable. However, the team and manufacturers of ropes informed the stewards that the knots on the ropes allowed, and in this state they passed the tests of the FIA.

2017-07-14 11:24:03

The Shield system made its debut on the track

The Shield system made its debut on the track

The Ferrari team as part of Friday's practice of Grand Prix of great Britain conducts the first tests of the new system of protection of the pilot, called the Shield.Behind the wheel of a Ferrari SF70H installed Shield sat Sebastian Vettel.

2017-07-13 17:24:03

On Friday Ferrari will test Shield

On Friday Ferrari will test Shield

During Friday practice for the British Grand Prix the Ferrari team is testing a new development, the FIA - the shield "the Shield."Earlier the Williams team published a picture of the new system.If the tests "Shield" in the course of this season will be successful, the system will appear on the cars of Formula-1 next year.

2017-07-11 10:44:06

Williams is fighting off attacks by Jacques Villeneuve

The season champion-1997 Jacques Villeneuve believes that lance Stroll undeservedly received the privilege to participate in private tests.Jacques Villeneuve "It's not fair to the other pilots, because he's the only one who received this privilege due to their money."We will remind, 18-summer Stroll held private tests in Austin shortly before his first podium in Baku.Deputy head Williams Claire Williams "we Have no information on whether this practice of private tests continue in the future. I do not think that these tests we have to be open. We are not obliged to invite fans to such tests and read about them in the press.The purpose is to simply familiarize yourself with the track and the nuances of flying. So the pilot without anyone or anything".

2017-07-10 16:14:03

Force India not ready to tests with Auer

Force India not ready to tests with Auer

Force India is still not confirmed officially part of the pilot of the DTM Lucas Auer in the tests in August of this year.Head of Mercedes Toto Wolff, whose team is supplying engines to Force India, partly involved in the tests, the nephew of Gerhard Berger in Formula 1.Toto Wolff "If it will work in Hungary, behind the wheel of a Force India car, it is not for us to tell."Sports Director of Force India "When we're ready something to announce, I'm sure we will immediately inform you.We are impressed by the work and the results of Lucas - he did a great job in the DTM".While Force India denied that the tests Auer just associated with BWT, the main sponsor of the team.

2017-07-06 17:34:03

Sergey Sirotkin will work out one practice in the part of Renault

Sergey Sirotkin will work out one practice in the part of Renault

In the framework of the Austrian Grand Prix, the Russian driver Sergey Sirotkin will hold Friday practice behind the wheel of a Renault RS17, temporarily replacing Nico Hulkenberg.Sergey Sirotkin "I am delighted to be back behind the wheel of a Renault. After previous tests I performed in the Le Mans and Formula 2, and also held a demonstration race at Goodwood. However, to take part in the racing weekend Formula 1 is something special.I like Spielberg. I love the old tracks and the red bull Ring is one of them. I hope this time we will work out the program and collect a lot of useful information about the truck".Before Sirotkin participated twice in the practices of Formula 1 Barcelona and Sochi. But due to technical problems managed to pass only 12 laps.

2017-07-06 11:34:04

Carlos Sainz Track in Austria for almost almost home

Carlos Sainz Track in Austria for almost almost home

The pilot Toro Rosso Carlos Sainz spoke about his thoughts before the start of the Austrian Grand Prix.Carlos Sainz "When racing course in Europe, I have nothing against this state of things, because you can always go home to rest. When a dual race held on the road, it is very difficult to be out of the house.The track red bull Ring is practically our home, so there will be more events with our team, more interviews, more communication with guests. But I don't mind to drive there is a lot of fun.Last year they put new asphalt. It is very smooth, but work in the simulator helped to prepare for these tests. Last year I was really hoping for rain, but it never started. Let's see what awaits us this time."Sainz twice started in Austria, best result - 8th place in last year.

2017-07-06 11:24:05

Paul Ricard could host winter tests Formula 1

Paul Ricard could host winter tests Formula 1

The French circuit Paul Ricard may become a new stage of the official tests of Formula 1 before the season 2018.The track in Le Castellet returns to the calendar next year to revive the historic Grand Prix of France.The Paul Ricard Director Stephane Clair "We will take the test with great pleasure. This makes sense, because we were preparing for this. Teams know the quality of our services and know that with the Magneti Marelli telemetry data tests are the most accurate. Discussions are continuing".Yet it is worth noting that the track at Paul Ricard is equipped with irrigation system that is useful for testing dozhdevaya rubber.This year all pre-season tests held in Barcelona.

2017-07-04 22:04:02

Robert Kubica will once again sit behind the wheel of a Renault

According to the BBC, the leadership of the team Renault was satisfied with the results of the tests of Robert Kubica and willing to provide the Polish pilot another chance.As told the representatives of the French team, in the simulator Kubica showed results comparable to the results of the combat pilot Nico Hulkenberg. However, on a real track you have difficulty with a damaged hand.It is not excluded that Kubica will take part in the youth tests after the Grand Prix of Hungary.

2017-07-04 09:34:03

Gerhard Berger confirmed the tests nephew in the Force India

Gerhard Berger confirmed the tests nephew in the Force India

According to the official newsletter, the pilot of the DTM Lucas, Auer will pilot the Force India during a test after the Hungarian Grand Prix.Gerhard Berger "As it turns out, he will be entitled to participate in the tests of young pilots in Hungary. Force India has kindly agreed to accept it.I think that two years ago he would have been destroyed a championship, but now deserves his chance. Whether he uses it is another matter."This season, Auer acts in the DTM. After eight races he has two wins and is in second place.

2017-07-03 13:14:03

Fernando Alonso I really think Kubica is the best

Fernando Alonso I really think Kubica is the best

The pilot of McLaren Fernando Alonso has explained why he believes Robert Kubica the best pilot.Fernando Alonso "Indeed, I previously called Kubica a better pilot. The fact that he won all the Junior series, where he played on the way to Formula 1. Karting it was or not, he won everything. Even with a bad arm, he could become a champion WRC2. So I think he's the best.I would be happy to see him again in Formula 1, but don't know exactly his situation. I only know about his tests. Most likely, in Renault do not consider it seriously as a combat pilot for the next year. But it would be great if it will come back".

2017-06-28 17:04:05

Nine of the worst cars McLaren

Nine of the worst cars McLaren

Eight races took the McLaren team to earn their first points of the season. In the history of one of the oldest and most successful Formula 1 teams ever been. It's time to remember the most unfortunate car McLaren.McLaren Ford M28, 1979 godv 1978 on the slopes of the championship reigned car Lotus 79 with ground-effect. All competitors, without exception, have rushed to develop their own versions of the machine-wing. In the middle of the season, work began on the project in the design offices of McLaren, who after several years of struggle for the title started to slide down. Left the team champion James hunt, but his replacement was going to invite one of the leading Formula 1 driver Ronnie Peterson.Unfortunately, Peterson died at the end of the season-1978, posthumously becoming Vice-champion. No better fate awaited the new project McLaren M28. The machine was bulky compared to the predecessor of the M26, a trend of the season, the desire of designers to make maximum use of ground-effect. During the tests it turned out that the Grand effect works on M28 is not very good. Surprisingly, the first Grand Prix in Argentina John Watson managed to finish third. But more to the podium in the season, neither Watson nor his partner in McLaren Patrick got up. Tambay and did not have earned any points. Not helped by the upgraded options and M28B M28C. In the second half of the season, McLaren has issued a new model M29.

2017-06-27 09:24:04

Lance Stroll have conducted secret tests

Lance Stroll have conducted secret tests

The Williams driver lance Stroll between the races in Canada and Baku held a secret test driving a car Williams of the 2014 season. The tests were held in Austin.Lance's father Strolla "Honestly, I don't think these tests helped. I think that the lance coped with their problems. Every race, every lap he rides is a step forward. In Formula 1 there are no real tests, so each Grand Prix is a test for him.For the beginner there never has been such a difficult season to debut this year. New machine, tires and downforce - all of it new to him".

2017-06-26 12:04:05

Honda a Successful day for the team

Honda a Successful day for the team

The head of Honda Yusuke Hasegawa believes that the race has been held in Baku for the partner of McLaren successfully.Yusuke Hasegawa "Despite the chaotic sequence of the race with plenty of incidents, including red flag, I think it was a successful day for the team. Pilots had a flawless race, avoiding trouble. Fernando brought the first points for the team this season. Alonso managed to showcase their impressive skills throughout the race, overtaking the cars on your way to the top ten. Stoffel also managed to move forward, but finished only 12-m. For the Austrian Grand Prix we will prepare the promise of the third engine variant, which has passed successful tests in Azerbaijan. We will continue its development in order to reduce the gap from the leaders".

2017-06-25 10:14:07

Renault denies rumors of Kubica

Recently the ex-pilot of Formula 1 Robert Kubica made his first tests in Formula 1 after a six year break, demonstrating that it can win even with a hand injury.Now, in Baku, there were rumours that the pole will hold Friday practice at Monza.The Head Of Renault, Cyril Abiteboul "No. Absolutely not. I don't know where it came from, but I can completely deny these rumors.Also I would like to make it clear that the issue of Galiano and the question about Robert not linked. We'll see what else can be done to Kubica. While officially I can confirm that it will participate in the Festival of speed at Goodwood, which will come to the track behind the wheel of the car of the 2012 season".

2017-06-23 11:34:02

The nephew of Gerhard Berger has not confirmed the participation in the tests with Force India

Nephew of ex-Formula 1 driver Gerhard Berger is not ready to confirm that he actually debuts during the tests in Hungary.This week, we reported that Lucas, Auer, whose mother is the sister Berger, you may receive behind the wheel of a Formula 1 during practices the Grand Prix of Hungary.Lucas, Auer "Formula-3 and DTM - it's series, which recently released the best pilots of Formula-1. I won't hide that I want to get a chance in the same direction.Rumors about Force India go, but nothing is confirmed 100. We just do hope".

2017-06-22 11:04:03

Nephew Berger debuts on tests of Formula 1

Nephew Berger debuts on tests of Formula 1

Nephew of the ex-pilot of Formula 1 Gerhard Berger intends to make a big step forward in its ambitions to serve in the Royal races.22-year-old Lucas, Auer, the son of Berger's sister, is a contender for the title in the German DTM championship. This year he was in favour of Mercedes.Mercedes boss Toto Wolff said that Auer has all the qualities necessary for a Formula 1 driver. And now the German edition of Auto Bild reported that Auer will conduct tests in Formula 1 at the wheel of the car of Mercedes or Force India.

2017-06-21 16:14:03

McLaren doesn't have problems with tires

The tire does not apply to the problems of the McLaren this year. According to experts, to chassis the McLaren is one of the best in the peloton. One reason for this phenomenon is the McLaren approach to winter work, especially in preparation for the new, wider and more bulky tyres from Pirelli.While Mercedes, Ferrari and Red Bull have provided test cars for the Italian tyre supplier, it turns out that McLaren also participated actively in the process of developing new formulations.Race Director McLaren Eric bulge "We were the only team who sent an observer to all 24 days of tests, we presented more data requirements that the FIA and Pirelli wanted to give us originally.Thus, from the very beginning we understood well the tires without having to provide a test car".

2017-06-16 14:24:03

Robert Kubica could take part in new tests

Robert Kubica could take part in new tests

The ex-pilot of Formula 1 Robert Kubica is ready to carry out new tests to take the next steps in his career.The head of Renault, Cyril Abiteboul "He ran tests because I wanted to. The Enstone family is very loyal Alan Berman, Bob bell, Nick Chester - they all wanted to give Robert the opportunity to try their hand.The opportunity came when we planned a work day in Valencia with Sergey Sirotkin. While the idea of back there, so I don't want to exaggerate this theme.Robert tries their limits, test their skills, and only he can decide on his career.We didn't talk about the tests because Robert is dearly loved by a huge army of fans, we didn't want to put him under additional pressure. We just wanted to have Robert enjoyed the tests.Of course, there is no limit to perfection, but Robert was well prepared physically. We had to move some of the switches on the other side, so he could use them, but it is not hard.Too early to talk about new tests, but we keep in touch with Robert. Plans for the continuation of the tests there, but it is possible in the future".

2017-06-16 14:04:03

Tests new head protection will take place next month

Tests new head protection will take place next month

A new concept of a "Shield" to debut on the track sooner than expected. Earlier it was reported that the FIA will conduct tests new head protection during Friday's practice at Monza and in Singapore. But we now know that the new safety device will be tested for the first time in July at Silverstone.Most likely, the first "Shield" will test in a Ferrari.Force India "the timing for the implementation of the new system is very short, it's obvious that the work ahead very much."Red Bull "there is a lot of time to dedicate to this system. You should try to do everything for the season-2018".

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 10:14:05

Robert Kubica lost weight

Robert Kubica lost weight

The ex-pilot of Formula 1 Robert Kubica, it seems, is serious about the opportunity to return to the Royal race.So says the edition of La Gazzetta dello Sport after last week in Valencia, the Polish pilot suddenly ran tests in the part of Renault.Luigi Perna, a correspondent for La Gazzetta dello Sport "I Think Kubica was faster official test driver Sergey Sirotkin. The limitations associated with hand, Kubica managed to overcome. The only modification of the car Renault had a system shift to Kubica could change gear with one hand.Robert started training like crazy on the bike. He lost 10 kg. Next goal, hopefully, is another test or work on Friday in practice, one of the Grand Prix. The sensational return of Robert Kubica in Formula 1 - this is not a dream".

2017-06-13 11:44:06

McLaren Vandorn - not Hamilton

McLaren Vandorn - not Hamilton

The management of McLaren Stoffele of Vandorn encourages faster to adapt to their new life in Formula 1.Race Director McLaren Eric bulge "In the Junior series machine is the same for all, so you adapt to it, and your style of flying does not change. But in Formula 1 always be new details that completely change the behavior of the machine.The current situation with Honda is not helping us, but the main problem lies in the fact that Stoffel - not Lewis Hamilton. He's good, but he's not a star.Yes, prior to his debut in 2007, Hamilton has played a lot of tests and Vandorn didn't do it. But Verstappen held so many tests".

2017-06-08 09:04:06

Kubica thanked for the opportunity to get back behind the wheel of a Formula 1

Kubica thanked for the opportunity to get back behind the wheel of a Formula 1

The ex-pilot of Formula 1 Robert Kubica thanked Renault for the opportunity to participate in the testing of the car Royal races, which were held recently in Valencia.Robert Kubica "I would like to thank all that made this possible, I hope it was a good day for everyone, and maybe people saw something out of my performances of the 2010 season. For me it was an important day from an emotional point of view.Much time has passed since then, as I was forced to leave the championship. I went through some rough times. I worked hard on myself, and a couple of years ago it would have been simply impossible. I have mixed feelings I'm proud of what we have achieved during the tests, but these races also showed my shortcomings."Recall that in early 2011, Kubica was involved in a serious accident during a rally race and has seriously damaged his hand.