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2017-06-22 11:24:03

Next year will be all 21 of the Grand Prix

The Formula-1 believe that in the next year, despite rumors, will be all scheduled to race.The head of Formula-1 chase Carey "Our goal is definitely to hold races in Shanghai and Singapore. We are negotiating new agreements that have not yet signed, but we have a good basis, so the track will be included in the calendar.We would not put a 21 race calendar if I had doubts, but the reality is that today we do not have all the agreements".

2017-06-20 11:34:09

Charlie whiting can bring back Imola

Charlie whiting can bring back Imola

It seems that Imola is on track for his return in the racing calendar of Formula 1.Before last year signed a deal with the Monza, now supplanted by the CEO of Formula 1 Bernie Ecclestone has admitted that Imola is doing everything to return to the championship.Now the authoritative Italian magazine La Gazzetta dello Sport reports that after inspection of the racing Director of the FIA Charlie Whiting, the track in Imola to its owners were granted permission to take the race class Formula-1.The Director of the Imola uberto, Selvatico Estense "I Hope we soon have a confirmation from the national authorities that we can run the program for the return of Imola in the Formula-1".Imola appeared first on the Formula 1 calendar in 1980, when it adopted the Italian Grand Prix. In 1981-2006 years the track hosted the Grand Prix of San Marino.

2017-06-18 16:44:03

Malaysia wants to see a more exciting race

Malaysia wants to see a more exciting race

Executive Director track Sepang Dato Ruslan Razali said that the ring will return to the championship if Formula 1 will become more interesting.Dato Razali Razlan "We are ready to return to the championship, but only under the condition that Formula 1 will again become interesting.Now races have become less exciting, and this affected the interest of fans and spectators. People have less to come to the podium, so we decided to leave Formula 1. The organizers need to return that excited the viewer."The Malaysian Grand Prix is held since 1999. This year will be the last round at Sepang - the owners of the track decided to cancel the contract with Formula 1.

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 09:54:09

Manfred Loppe Formula-1 began to attract the viewer

The head of the German RTL Manfred Loppe reported that in Germany a new boom in Formula 1 as worldwide.After the recent fall of the rating of RTL Kolner Express newspaper reports that the television audience in Germany has risen sharply, b last seven races have passed with a decent coverage of fans.Manfred Loppe "the New Formula 1 rules the score And positive changes not only on the track, where the new rules capture the audience, but also near the track.It has now become more transparent, the audience become closer to their idols".

2017-06-13 09:24:03

Fernando Alonso and Ralf Schumacher got into it because of a dispute around the go-kart track

This weekend the European karting championship was held on the track Fernando Alonso in Spain. The ex-pilot of Formula 1 Ralf Schumacher was there with his team, KSM, and the German admitted that he doesn't like karting double champion.Ralf Schumacher "for the First time since then as went back to the karting, I have been on such a terrible track. The track endangers the lives of pilots and damages the cards."Recall that a few weeks ago on the track, Fernando Alonso crashed very young pilot.Fernando Alonso "I think Ralph for many years does not appear in the media headlines, he just wanted publicity. He also has a karting track, where he wants to hold the European championship and, probably, the decision of the FIA was not happy. I think only Ralph breaks all the rules, so he may have to ask their pilots to ride on the pavement - then nothing will break. Maybe he just ran out of money".

2017-06-12 10:24:06

Fernando Alonso We had glasses

Fernando Alonso We had glasses

The pilot of McLaren Fernando Alonso out of the race the race Grand Prix of Canada for a few laps before the finish. The Spaniard claimed the first points of the season, but again failed Honda engine.Fernando Alonso "We had glasses for a few laps before the checkered flag, but my engine gave up. Of course I'm upset, because we lost the first points for the team.We're trying to go as fast as I can, so the loss of points and the gathering became a disappointment for us, especially for guys who've prepared the car for this race, and built a strategy that took care of every moment.Our chassis was very fast and strong in every turn of the track, but on the straights we are constantly catching up. These are tough times.The support we received from fans in Canada, great, so when my car stopped, I thought we should give something back to them, and I went up to the podium to give his gloves to the people who cheered me on".

2017-06-10 13:54:03

Roman Grosjean We tried a few new things

Roman Grosjean We tried a few new things

Haas pilot Roman Grosjean in practices Grand Prix of Canada showed 11-th result.Roman Grosjean "It was a good day. We tried a few custom elements. Good thing the track was dry.I love to pilot here to the limit. It's always hard and very fun. We are working on the setup of the car, trying to get more speed. It seems that we have to fight with Force India, Toro Rosso and Renault. The key to dealing with them will be to find tenths of a second - the only way to beat them in qualifying. I'm happy with the car. I'm looking forward to Saturday,".

2017-06-10 11:54:05

Sebastian Vettel I struggled a lot with his car

Sebastian Vettel I struggled a lot with his car

The Ferrari pilot Sebastian Vettel showed the following practice for the canadian Grand Prix 3rd result.Sebastian Vettel "Today in the first session, I fought with the machine, but eventually understood what we needed and what we had to do. Tomorrow I will show all his speed. It was an interesting session.In the morning the track was slippery and very dirty. We try to do everything possible and sometimes it works, sometimes not. But in the end we found the right direction.Let's see what will bring us tomorrow, but I'm sure it will be better. We focusareas on what we have to do. Today we could be the best session, but I hope tomorrow we will succeed".

2017-06-10 11:54:04

Nico We did everything that had to do

Nico We did everything that had to do

The pilot of Renault Nico Hulkenberg showed the following practice for the canadian Grand Prix 12-th result.Nico Hulkenberg "It was a standard Friday for us, and we did what we needed to do. As before, I think we will be able to make progress from the car to the start of the qualification, and I'm sure I'll be able to achieve better results. It was great to get out to the track name Gilles Villeneuve on this car. This is one of my favorite tracks".

2017-06-09 21:54:03

Fernando Alonso something with the hydraulics

Fernando Alonso something with the hydraulics

In the first practice of Grand Prix of Canada Fernando Alonso, who returned from Indianapolis, drove only 13 laps for twenty minutes before the end of the session the car stopped on the track.Fernando Alonso "something with the hydraulics. It is difficult to assume what happened, but the transmission start to work weird.After IndyCar I need to switch to Formula 1, and in the first session I had to the feel of the car. I hope this will be the second practice. I'm sure we'll have time to prepare for qualifying and the race. Moreover, the canadian team knows the track.

2017-06-05 11:34:03

Niko Canada demanding on the brakes

The pilot of Renault Niko Hulkenberg told about the peculiarities of the track in Montreal.Nico Hulkenberg "Canada is very demanding on the brakes, because after high-speed sections are areas of heavy braking. This is one of the most difficult routes for brakes. You need confidence in them, especially when you are trying to enter a turn. The last Chicane has always been a difficult turn because there you can lose a lot of time.In Canada the cars are configured on the minimum downforce, so we acutely feel its lack of slow corners. You should also be able to attack the curbs to get a good lap time".In the last three canadian races, Hulkenberg consistently finished in the points zone. The best result was 5th place in 2014.

2017-06-05 11:24:04

In the McLaren satisfied with the latest upgrades aerodynamics

Race Director McLaren Eric bulge said that his team is satisfied tests the latest innovations in the field of aerodynamics.Eric bulge "As engineers, they are very happy with data obtained from recent tests of aerodynamics. This is the step we've been waiting for.Correlation stunning 95 of matches between the computer and the real work on the track. Now we trust our process. It's not just the aerodynamics, it's also the chassis, suspension - everything works exactly as we planned. Every time we put on a new car detail, we know exactly what will happen.The natural trend is a small deviation, but we are glad that the difference is miniscule".In the last two Grand Prix McLaren drivers consistently took place in the final qualification. However, so far failed to earn at least one point.

2017-06-05 11:14:03

Roman Grosjean In Canada will not be a lot of overtaking

The pilot Haas Romain Grosjean says that Canada is not a large number of overtaking, as in Monaco.Roman Grosjean "In Canada it is very difficult to overtake at this track the race takes place in Spain or Monaco. If someone crashed - then it is possible to win back the position.It is difficult for us to fight in the middle of the peloton for a higher place, and Canada will be very difficult to ensure that the machine remained on the track. We will do everything we can, but this is one of the tracks, where much depends on the skill level."In the past year, the pilots Haas finished the race in Canada on the 13th and 14th positions, with a lag of two circles.

2017-06-04 11:14:06

Claire Williams it's Time to keep up with Strolla

Claire Williams it's Time to keep up with Strolla

Deputy head Williams Claire Williams said that critics of the time to slow down to lance Stroll.It is worth noting that the criticism is based on the fact that the young canadian had not scored for the team, this season no points assigned the job entirely on Felipe Massa.Claire Williams "I think that guy got to keep up. I have seen and read some articles about it, some are just disgusting. I don't think there's much reason to criticize Stroll. It is still a very young man, but he is required already now. Going from Formula 3 to Formula 1, it is impossible to win all. It takes time.We immediately said that he would need time to familiarize with the tracks. All his gatherings were associated with the actions of other pilots or third-party factors. I officially declare that criticism of the guy is not justified".

2017-06-03 00:04:03

Head of Mercedes on the side of the Ferrari

Head of Mercedes on the side of the Ferrari

Head of Mercedes Toto Wolff said that he personally is on the side of a Ferrari in a dispute with the intentional slowing Kimi Raikkonen in Monaco, so the victory went to Sebastian Vettel.Toto Wolff "It was a fair result for the team and pilots.Now they are in the same position, which was once we. I believe they don't have to explain. Won the fastest on the track, the pilot in the best car. We can only congratulate them".

2017-06-02 00:14:03

Antonio Giovinazzi returns

Antonio Giovinazzi returns

Test-pilot Ferrari, Antonio Giovinazzi will return to the cockpit of Formula 1 car during the British Grand Prix after Friday's first test. However, driving a Haas.Antonio Giovinazzi "the Whole year I have just filled with opportunities and work on the track. I am very glad to can cooperate with Haas. Being the third pilot of the Ferrari, I was lucky to get that job in the cockpit of a combat pilot. It helps to keep fit.Now I can compare the work in the simulator with the real work on the track. I am proud of the trust that I have a Ferrari and Haas. I'll try not to let the team".Recall that Giovenali spent the first two races of the season behind the wheel of the Sauber, replacing Pascal Wehrlein.

2017-05-30 11:04:03

Chapter Ferrari the Most important thing - a reward for the guys on the team

The head of Ferrari, Maurizio Arrivabene said that he was pleased for all the team who contributed to winning the double in Monaco.Maurizio Arrivabene "the Most important aspect of the victory in Monaco is that all the hard work done by the guys at the track and outside it, were rewarded. Our car has been designed and made in Maranello. Honor and praise by the employee baseNow it's time to think about the upcoming Grand Prix in Canada".

2017-05-28 22:54:02

Lance Stroll Sorry I had to go the distance

The Williams driver lance Stroll completed the race the Monaco Grand Prix ahead of schedule.Lance Stroll "I spent a good race, but was forced to stay at the end of the course. Unfortunately, this happens, but in Monaco such problems are taken very seriously. There were a few incidents on the track, so we had a lot of laps to go the safety car. This had a negative effect on the tire temperature. Return them to the working range was very difficult.Next race is my home Grand Prix. Now I feel that I will be able to show there is a strong race.

2017-05-28 20:34:03

Jenson button fined

Jenson button fined

The stewards of the Monaco Grand Prix considered the incident with the participation of Pascal Wehrlein and Jenson Button and the British punished the veteran of the loss of three positions at the start of the next race.For twenty laps before the finish button attacked of Wehrlein at the entrance to the tunnel. In the end Sauber fell to his side, and McLaren with a broken suspension stood at the exit of the tunnel. According to Jenson, he decided to attack Pascal because he, passing the race leader, was on the dirty side of the track and lost speed.Button got the penalty in the loss of three positions for the next race and two penalty points. That's only if Jenson next race.

2017-05-28 19:24:06

Sebastian Vettel Ferrari has no plan to hold Raikkonen

Sebastian Vettel has claimed that Ferrari had not used team tactics during the race in Monaco.Sebastian Vettel "we did not Have such a plan. We just wanted to have fun, and it worked. Valtteri was not far behind, and we have had problems with the rear tyres. When I opened the window of pit stops, Bottas went into the pits, Kimi followed him.At that moment I thought only about to remain second. I attacked the track and in the end proved to be first".

2017-05-28 18:14:07

Sergio Perez it was a Very disappointing result

Sergio Perez it was a Very disappointing result

The pilot Force India Sergio Perez was the only driver who overtook rivals on the track. However, in the late Mexican overdone and after a collision with Daniel Cuatom fell back to last position. Better lap time was a small consolation.Sergio Perez "Already in the first laps of the race I damaged the front wing, which had to change. Then I attacked a lot and risked to win back the lost time. When the end of the race I caught up with Kvyat, made a risky overtaking. It's Monaco, there is no risk is impossible to achieve higher positions. We collided and my front wheel got a puncture - it ruined my race. If not for these problems, I could achieve the finish in fifth place".

2017-05-28 17:34:06

Sebastian Vettel It was an incredible race

Sebastian Vettel It was an incredible race

The Ferrari pilot Sebastian Vettel won the race in Monaco. For Ferrari's first win in the Principality since 2001.Sebastian Vettel "It was just an incredible race from start to finish. Kimi had a great start, so I had to work hard to catch up with him. The tires slid on the first lap, so the first part of the race I could not catch Kimi. But I skillfully took advantage of the traffic that was hit by Raikkonen after the pit stop. You can say that I just beat.I attacked at the right time, and it brought me victory. Well I controlled the race and after the restart has faced difficulties in the past. It was very difficult to keep the car on the track. When rubber is warmed up, I brought the race to the end.Congratulations to the team, it was a very good race".

2017-05-28 17:34:03

Riccardo Daniel I'm pleased with the third result

Riccardo Daniel I'm pleased with the third result

Pilot Red Bull Riccardo Daniel in the race of the Monaco Grand Prix finished third, behind the Ferrari pair.Riccardo Daniel "I am very glad today's race and its result. Yesterday I was not feeling very well, I was not sure in the car, but today seriously expect to have fun, put on a good show. The team today made the most of the potential of the machine. It was just greatI'm happy with my results. Today was the circles when I enjoyed the car, but they were circles when I was very much afraid of the track. For example, after the restart, the tires were cold, and pilot was simply impossible. I hooked the wall, but the car survived. I was very fortunate to achieve the podium, slipped to third place".

2017-05-28 17:04:03

Chronicle of the race Grand Prix Monaco

Chronicle of the race Grand Prix Monaco

144654 - Today from pole position for the first time since 2008 will start Kimi Raikkonen.144722 - Beside him - his partner in the Ferrari and the championship leader Sebastian Vettel.144748 - the Main rival of Vettel in the fight for the title - Lewis Hamilton - will take at the start only 13-th position.144836 - But the other Mercedes, running Valtteri Bottas will start 3rd 144900 - Over the last 20 years in Monaco won only pilots, which started with the first three positions.144916 - In 11 cases were won by the pilot, starting from pole position.145155 - Fourth starting position from max Verstappen. The Dutchman twice started in Monaco and twice went off the track.145212 - the Fifth position from last year's winner of the pole position Daniel Riccardo.145259 - Before the start.

2017-05-28 09:04:03

Niko Is the best we could expect

Niko Is the best we could expect

The pilot of Renault, Nico Hulkenberg, qualification Monaco Grand Prix ended on the 12th position.Nico Hulkenberg "I Think it's the best we could achieve today from the car. We struggled all weekend with a lack of grip and balance, which is reflected in the results on Thursday. We managed to improve the car and I am very satisfied with their community. Tomorrow is likely to be a tough day on the track. You need to be fast, but to fly on tiptoe, so as Monaco can always be surprises, and you should always be ready to take advantage of the situation. We will try to spend this race".

2017-05-28 08:44:05

Pascal Wehrlein, We have changed a lot, but it gave nothing

Pascal Wehrlein, We have changed a lot, but it gave nothing

Pilot Sauber Pascal Wehrlein in qualifying for the Monaco Grand Prix showed 19-th result. Behind only teammate.Pascal Wehrlein "the Second day of the weekend is still difficult for our team. On Thursday after practices we tried to make some changes in settings to increase the level of adhesion with the track, but failed to achieve the desired result.I'll start the 19th. This is not an ideal result, but I will do everything possible to break up".

2017-05-27 18:14:05

Esteban Windows At this track is always a special atmosphere

Esteban Windows At this track is always a special atmosphere

The pilot Force India does not force the events after the 16th of the result in qualification Monaco Grand Prix.Esteban Windows "there are so many people in the stands. In General, in Monaco, the atmosphere is simply unique atmosphere. I have not seen this anywhere else. This is definitely the best race in the calendar.The track is new to me. After this qualification I do not think is to do serious predictions for the race. I don't know the track it will be my first experience racing on urban routes in that format. I have no speed. But I will work on the result".

2017-05-27 17:14:03

Kimi Raikkonen It's a cool, pleasant feeling

Kimi Raikkonen It's a cool, pleasant feeling

Pilot Ferrari Kimi Raikkonen won the qualification in Monaco. For Finn's first pole after the Grand Prix of France 2008.Kimi Raikkonen "It's a cool, pleasant feeling. The team was able to work well with the settings, so today I managed to show good speed. I did everything I could, attacked the track was neat. It was difficult, but the results make me happy. Tomorrow I will try to start as best as possible".