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2017-05-25 10:34:05

Riccardo Daniel This is our chance

Riccardo Daniel This is our chance

Pilot Red Bull Daniel Riccardo believes that the race in Monaco is a great chance for his team to win.Daniel ricciardo "I think that this weekend is our chance. If we manage to put everything together in qualifying, then we will be able to achieve first place in the race.You only need to trust their car and the track. It will be a lot of fun. Qualification will be a very entertaining first act of a great action".Last year ricciardo won the pole in Monaco, but the race missed the victory because of a failed pit stop.

2017-05-23 11:54:03

Niko Is the most vivid moment of the year

Niko Is the most vivid moment of the year

The pilot of Renault Nico Hulkenberg believes the track in Monaco, a bright flash racing season.Nico Hulkenberg "This track, like in Monaco, not anywhere else. It is the highlight of the year. It is unique and special in every aspect of the event, and I very much look forward to the start of the race. This is probably the most glamorous Grand Prix on the calendar, and there is no place where the pilot experienced the beauty of speed.Physically it's not the most complex track, but you need to act carefully and very accurately. To be focused on every action that's important in Monaco. To overtake here difficult, but it's an exciting race and a huge challenge. I really love racing in Monaco."Six times Hulkenberg took part in the Monaco Grand Prix, his best result was 5th place in 2014.

2017-05-23 10:14:06

Carlos Sainz I love the track in Monaco

Carlos Sainz I love the track in Monaco

The pilot Toro Rosso Carlos Sainz admitted that he really like the track in Monaco and this weekend will host the next Grand Prix.Carlos Sainz "Monaco is a track that I really like from my first visit here in 2013. Remember, as Fernando told me some secrets and tricks that I still use during the race. To work in Monaco is very difficult because of the closely located walls. There is danger at every step.It is extremely important to perform well in qualifying, because to overtake here almost impossible. It is qualifications would be the hardest day during this Grand Prix".Double-Sainz started in Monaco and twice finished in the points 10th in 2015 and 8th in 2016.

2017-05-22 17:44:03

In Monaco McLaren will bring a range of updates

In Monaco McLaren will bring a range of updates

During the Spanish Grand Prix the McLaren team used the first package of important updates, and he allowed Fernando Alonso qualify seventh. The second package is expected during the upcoming Monaco Grand Prix.Eric bulge, racing Director at McLaren "We rebuilt the team and now it gives its effect. In Spain we used a new front and rear spoilers, modified plate, and the results on the track coincided with the results in the wind tunnel at 95.In the updates prepared in the wind tunnel and in the stands, we see serious potential. In Spain we introduced the first pack and the second will appear in Monaco".Recall that in Monaco the place Fernando Alonso is the champion of 2009, Jenson button.

2017-05-20 10:34:05

Fifth day of testing at Indianapolis Alonso again 4th

Fifth day of testing at Indianapolis Alonso again 4th

Fernando Alonso has achieved stability on the track in Indianapolis for the third day in a row it shows the fourth result.In the fifth day of testing at Indianapolis opponents significantly increased. The best time showed the ex-pilot Toro Rosso's Sebastian Bourdais. The result of the French - 38.6074. Alonso lost to him 0.2146 seconds.Russian Mikhail Alyoshin finished the day in seventh position behind 0.2784 seconds.

2017-05-20 10:14:04

In Haas changed the coloring of the machines

In Haas changed the coloring of the machines

The Haas team has demonstrated the design of its new racing livery, which will debut on the track during the Monaco Grand Prix.Now the red color in the livery will be replaced by gray. So it will be until the end of season 2017. During the last race in Spain Haas has already made slight changes to its livery to match the updated regulation on identification numbers and the names of the pilots on the machines. Now the design work will be completed.The head of Haas and Gunther Steiner "Gray replaced the red, except for the angular labels on the back of the car, which is a trademark of Haas F1 Team. This red lettering is and always will be just that. A new coloring book characterizes our way of life. This is a new image that fits within the requirements of the FIA".

2017-05-19 14:14:03

Tests in Indianapolis Alonso again 4th

Tests in Indianapolis Alonso again 4th

Behind the fourth day of testing at Indianapolis. Fernando Alonso once again showed the fourth time.Fernando progressing with each passing day. As yesterday, the Spaniard ended the day with a fourth, but this time work on the track 33 of the pilot, and the best time of the day he lost two tenths of a second.Fernando Alonso "We tried several options. During the day we managed to make progress, so I'm happy with the final result.Every day we are working on a possible racing situations. I worked in traffic and on the open road. On Friday we'll work on qualifying pace."On Friday pilots IndyCar will have one more test day, and on Saturday, after a two-hour practice will be the first qualification.

2017-05-18 13:34:03

Lance Stroll I'm still learning

Lance Stroll I'm still learning

The Williams driver lance Stroll has admitted that his learning process in the Formula-1 is still ongoing.Lance Stroll "the media must understand the conditions in which I am, since I'm 18, this is my first year and I was never on some tracks. In addition, the new cars are very demanding flying.If you expect me to come to the track and the first race will prove to the world that you can win, it is clearly wrong. I need experience and I need a little time. Only then can I become the best.I don't mind, and I accept the conditions they are in. I know that I am looking forward to many good races, and I know that when you learn all the tracks, then return to them already more confident and quick".On account Stroll five races. Best result - 11th place.

2017-05-15 10:54:05

Pascal Wehrlein I am very pleased with the result

Pascal Wehrlein I am very pleased with the result

One of the heroes of the race in Spain was Pascal Wehrlein, who finished 7th and brought the first in this season points to the Sauber team.Pascal Wehrlein "I am very pleased and happy with my results Our team worked perfectly, the strategy was great. Under the curtain of the race I had a lot of work to keep behind Sainz, and had to come off because I also had a 5-second penalty. I attacked the track in qualifying mode, and that helped to achieve success.I always believed that I would be able to compete this year at a high level. After two missed races my results look very successful".

2017-05-14 17:24:05

Sebastian Vettel it is a Pity that we missed victory

Sebastian Vettel it is a Pity that we missed victory

The Ferrari pilot Sebastian Vettel had a great first part of the race, but then he missed Lewis Hamilton and eventually finished second with a lag of three seconds.Sebastian Vettel "I had a good start, I attacked the track. Almost immediately I was able to overtake Hamilton, which was very pleased. But for a long time to hold the leaders could not. Today, strategic choices affected the outcome of the race. I was very surprised at how fast was Hamilton on softs. I braked very late, we even collided in the first corner, but both continued the race.It's a shame to miss this race and a possible victory. It could be a great win on a great track. Plan "C" didn't make sense because to move to the latest Software it was very late. Circles was short, I did not have time to win back the lost time".

2017-05-14 09:24:03

Kimi Raikkonen I am disappointed with qualifying result

Kimi Raikkonen I am disappointed with qualifying result

Pilot Ferrari Kimi Raikkonen in qualifying for the Spanish Grand Prix showed the 4th result.Kimi Raikkonen "the Car worked well all weekend, and I'm happy with this, but I am disappointed with the qualifying result. The conditions on the track was more difficult than yesterday. Although I felt that I had a lot of speed, I struggled with the tyres that didn't give me a turn. I constantly made mistakes, leaving the track, or well entering the turns. So I was not able to drive a good circle. We'll try again tomorrow.We can make hundreds of different plans for the race, but there are no guarantees that everything will work the way you want. We know the capabilities of our cars, but we don't know what will make other teams. We will try to respond in a timely manner and to make the right decisions.The length of the region of DRS was increased we don't know if this make a difference, but probably it will help a little".

2017-05-14 08:54:04

Niko Hulkenberg the Weather played against us

Niko Hulkenberg the Weather played against us

The pilot of Renault Nico Hulkenberg in qualifying for the Spanish Grand Prix showed only 13-th result.Nico Hulkenberg "the Weather conditions in qualifying played against us. It was very windy, and with higher temperatures it affected our aerodynamic characteristics. This morning much has changed in the behavior of the machine. I was dissatisfied with the behavior of the car on the track, although the last attempt of the second round was a success. Well, let's hope that the race will be held more successfully.

2017-05-13 16:44:10

Valtteri Bottas Third place - good starting position

Valtteri Bottas Third place - good starting position

Mercedes driver Valtteri Bottas in qualifying Grand Prix of Spain has shown the third result. For the fourth time this season the Finn will start third.Valtteri Bottas "This is a good result, I am fully satisfied. Much will now depend on the start but I will start the race from the clean side of the track. In the morning the team worked with my engine, but this is a natural process. We had to do it. As for the race, the chance of success is".

2017-05-12 20:54:05

Sebastian Vettel the Conditions were very difficult

Sebastian Vettel the Conditions were very difficult

Pilot Red Bull's Sebastian Vettel on the results practices Grand Prix of Spain showed the 4th result.Sebastian Vettel "Today conditions were quite difficult, but we managed to overcome all difficulties. I'm not very happy with the work machine and the work on the track all the allotted time failed. I failed to find good settings, so I'm upset. At the same time, I feel that the car overall is running smoothly, I just need to make the right steps toward true balance.The team started to work in a good mood, all completely focused on what you are doing. I don't know which team brought the best improvement - we learn about this in training".

2017-05-12 20:54:03

Max Verstappen We have closed the gap

Max Verstappen We have closed the gap

The pilot of Red Bull Max Verstappen on the results practices Grand Prix of Spain showed the 5-th result. Representatives Mercedes, the Dutchman lost a little more than six tenths of a second.Max Verstappen "I think we have slightly closed the gap with Ferrari, so that's a big plus, but apparently Mercedes was able to achieve just tremendous progress with their upgrades, so they are out of reach. We are still the third team in speed, but progress is leading us in the right direction. The team was able to provide a higher level of adhesion with the track, we were able to find race pace, improved engine performance.Today suddenly a strong wind blowing, and this created additional problems. In the ninth turn of a sudden gust of wind blew me off the canvas and into the gravel. Fortunately, damage was not. I've seen other pilots faced with similar problems. If you continue to be so windy, then we should prepare for a difficult Grand Prix".

2017-05-12 20:44:03

Kimi Raikkonen Results nothing to say

Kimi Raikkonen Results nothing to say

Pilot Ferrari Kimi Raikkonen at the end of Friday's practice was in third position with a gap of three-tenths of a second.Kimi Raikkonen "Today was a strong wind, which the machine was constantly slipping. But the conditions were the same for everyone. The first day was spent getting used to the track and test the product, so the results mean nothing.The conditions in Barcelona compared to the winter tests has significantly changed it became warmer, the track surface became cleaner. Now let's analyze the data and see what happens on Saturday.

2017-05-11 13:24:03

A crossword puzzle with Daniel Cuatom Spain

A crossword puzzle with Daniel Cuatom Spain

Caredevelopment in the home for the partner country means less attention to your person, sometimes very well, because it is possible to concentrate more on the flying. In his home race your partner involved in most of the events. It becomes his responsibility, and we change places - just as it happened to me a couple of weeks ago in Russia Now it is the TURN of Carlos.ISPANSKIE know a lot of words in SPANISH and in General even a good command of this language. Carlos for many years are partners, so for me it was easy to practice and expand your vocabulary. I already had a good base, because I have studied Spanish as a second language when I was in school in Italy during the childhood. I like this language, and to master them was easy. In addition, I also love Spanish cuisine.DESYATYY finished TENTH in Spain in the last two years, but this season, I hope, will be able to take a higher positionTESTYW Barcelona we spend a lot of TESTS, so we all know this track very well. It combines different types of corners fast and slow, and each sector has its own special character, which is interesting. I would say that surprises for us wouldn't be here My favorite turns are the third and ninth. They are cool I can say that I like the track in Spain. Having gathered a lot of information on the tests, we will need to do is to be in good shape this weekend.Tapasvi race of the weekend, of course we can't go crazy in terms of food, as we follow a strict diet. But I must say that being a fan of Spanish cuisine, I always try to find time to catch a couple of TAPAS, particularly jamon. If the coach allowed.

2017-05-11 12:04:06

Daniel ricciardo max just needs to grow up a bit

Daniel ricciardo max just needs to grow up a bit

Pilot Red Bull Daniel Riccardo believes that max Verstappen is one minus the natural age.Daniel ricciardo "He's obviously ready to attack the track at the limit of the machine, and it is definitely very good. But the weakness of his age, the natural age.He spent a lot of time in the race, it is true, but doesn't understand life, what prevents him. Adult pilots would say, "Look, we don't think that's right. So slow down and behave in the zones of inhibition impossible." And he could only say "I know what you're doing".Cool that it is independent, it can be his strength and weakness at the same time. This understanding will come with time, and he then realizes maybe tips older guys".

2017-05-11 12:04:04

Carlos Sainz This is my home race

Carlos Sainz This is my home race

The pilot Toro Rosso Carlos Sainz commented on their emotions before the start of the home Grand Prix of Spain.Carlos Sainz "When you are chasing a home, you feel a special feeling, because the mood is different from emotions, which overcome the pilots during other Grand Prix. Every time you go on the road, you know that the majority of people looking for you, they welcome you. It makes the whole weekend very special. I've been on the track in Barcelona nine years, and now race is simply amazing. Of course, the whole weekend is busy for more work, but I still do it with a smile because I know that I was very lucky.I have my own forum. This initiative, which we launched last year, and it worked very well, since fans have received a huge support from the organizers. This year on my podium will house over 4,000 people, so the race will be for me even more special than a year ago. I've been waiting for the opportunity to ride the family stands and their fansI still have good memories of my last Grand Prix of Spain I remember that two of my best racing of the weekend as a Formula 1 driver went to my home Grand Prix. This means that all the support I get working, I do receive a boost, and together we become very strong. I hope this year I can handle the pressure and added another good race to my list"On account of science two races in his native Spain. In 2015, he finished 9th, and last year finished 6th.

2017-05-11 11:54:04

Felipe Massa it's very good to know the track in Barcelona

Felipe Massa it's very good to know the track in Barcelona

Pilot Williams Felipe Massa said that all pilots are perfectly familiar with the track in Barcelona, which will host the Grand Prix of Spain, at the winter tests.Felipe Massa "Barcelona is a track that most drivers know very well. It's a bit like a home Grand Prix, because in the winter we are always testing their machines.It's the downforce on the high speed sections, also requires a very good grip on the last sector.This year we had a good preseason tests, but now the championship starts from scratch. I very much hope that we will be able to spend a nice weekend without any unfortunate incidents, like what happened in Sochi".

2017-05-11 11:54:03

Kevin Magnussen we've got some updates

Kevin Magnussen we've got some updates

The pilot Haas Kevin Magnussen said that his team hopes for a positive return on new parts.Kevin Magnussen "we Have some updates for Barcelona. Always interesting to see what they can bring. I hope the impact will be positive.Working with upgrades is a rather complex way, and to work on the track in Barcelona is even harder. There are several fast corners that put pressure on the neck, there is quite a noticeable zone of inhibition. Drive here has always been difficult, but I'm looking forward to the start of the race".

2017-05-10 11:24:05

Riccardo Daniel This is one of the best tracks of the year

Riccardo Daniel This is one of the best tracks of the year

Pilot Red Bull Daniel Riccardo believes that the track in Barcelona is one of the best in the season.Daniel ricciardo "Barcelona is one of the best tracks on the calendar, and it has everything you need to pilot. Turns 1, 2 and 3 are really good and smooth, and the last sector is very technical. The end of the circle traversed at low speeds, the tires start to cool down - this is why to complete the circle is so difficult.I hope the updates will give us the chance to fight with Mercedes and Ferrari, or at least bring us closer together".On account of Riccardo five races in Spain. Best result - 3 place in 2014.

2017-05-10 11:24:04

Pascal Wehrlein Great to start the European part of Spain

Pascal Wehrlein Great to start the European part of Spain

Pilot Sauber Pascal Wehrlein was pleased with the fact that the European part of the season traditionally begins with the Grand Prix of Spain.Pascal Wehrlein "it's Always nice to start the European season of Formula 1 Grand Prix of Spain. I like this track. It's a demanding track for all drivers, but the cars here have a hard time. The configuration of the route is quite varied, it is rich in all kinds of turns slow, medium and fast.Given the characteristics of a race weekend, it is important to introduce the work of some new aerodynamic parts. I am sure that we will be able to further develop the car, achieving progress and thereby improving the performance on the track".Last year Wehrlein behind the wheel of a Manor in the Spanish finished the race 16-m.

2017-05-09 20:54:07

Eric bulge We are awaiting the opportunity to prove himself in Barcelona

Eric bulge We are awaiting the opportunity to prove himself in Barcelona

McLaren racing Director Eric boullier admitted that he wants to see in the updated car in Barcelona.Eric boullier "the Beginning of the year and the first race was a disaster for McLaren-Honda, and now we look forward to the opportunity to return to the track in Barcelona to participate in the Grand Prix of Spain, which opens the European part of the season.We do not expect a huge change in the level of our competitiveness. We can only hope that the reliability of the power plant will help us to move on.

2017-05-09 09:24:07

Paddy Lowe the Mass is the best teacher for Strolla

Paddy Lowe the Mass is the best teacher for Strolla

Williams technical Director Paddy Lowe believes that the best mentor for lance Stroll than Felipe Massa, it is difficult to find.Paddy Lowe "I admired Felipe as a competitor for many years, especially in 2008, when I was at McLaren with Lewis Hamilton, and it was a really hard battle between two teams. In that year he did a fantastic job, and as you know, he was for a short time the world champion. Felipe - pilot world-class, so working with him very well.It is always a good starting point for pilots when they obviously love what they do. I am very pleased to work with the Ground and Strolla. His experience is just huge, and he's the guy for whom you did not worry when he's in the car on the track. You know he'll do his best.It's fantastic, especially at the moment when the lance is in the process of learning. At the same time, Felipe really, really helps him in the coaching plan".

2017-05-07 11:44:05

Daniel ricciardo has criticized the choice of Pirelli for Barcelona

Pilot Red Bull Daniel Riccardo believes that the hard tyres, which will be presented for the first time this year in Spain is not the best option.Daniel ricciardo "this year we want to go to the track on the hard tyre in Barcelona. I'm not sure if it helped us or not, but I don't think this choice looks the best for this route.The tire is already quite solid, so the more rigid structures will simply be too hard.I hope that in Barcelona will be hot, or in cold weather we all will have a very hard".

2017-05-06 08:34:03

Sochi Autodrom will host the first stage of the SMP Formula 4 Championship

May 19-20, Sochi Autodrom will host the races in two racing series. Just three weeks after the Grand Prix of Russia on the modern highway of Europe come out the other "formulas", class younger, the participants of the first stage of the SMP Formula 4 Championship. Also this weekend will be the first stage of the Russian Cup Mitjet 2 L. SMP F4 NEZ Championship will begin its third season. Two successful years of existence of the championship starting grid continued to grow, and at the start of the series at Sochi Autodrom on may 19-20, will be released twenty pilots, including seven Russian riders Mr gorges, Nikita Volegov, Alexander Smolar, Milen Ponomarenko, Ivan Berets, Gulhuseyn Abdullayev, Michael Belov. Mr gorges and Nikita Volegov in 2016 already played in the championship, for others it will be their first full season in formula series after karting. This season for the first time in the list of participants have a girlfriend Milen Ponomarenko.The race will be held in the format of a half-hour of qualifying and three races, one of which will take place on Saturday, two Sunday. All the drivers are on a unified chassis of the firm Tatuus, identical to that used in other Championships of category F4.The first stage of the Russian Cup Mitjet 2L will gather on the track, the Sochi Autodrom 20 participants, including the winners of the race supporting the Grand Prix - Mitjet 2L Arctic Cup, which was held on 29 and 30 April Ivan Lukashevich and Alexey Karachev, as well as the winner of the last Cup Mitjet Dmitry Gvazava.For series Mitjet Sochi Autodrom is the home track and training base, and this year performances sportprototipov viewers will see in different Russian regions. The series finale will be held in Sochi on September 15-16. Note that the first time will be held on six stages of the Cup, Mitjet - this is a record to date, the number of races in the season for the series.

2017-05-05 11:04:03

Sirotkin will take part in the tests of Renault in France and in Friday practice in Spain

Sirotkin will take part in the tests of Renault in France and in Friday practice in Spain

The pilot program SMP Racing, reserve driver of the Renault F1 Team Sergey Sirotkin will take part in team quizzes and free practice of Formula 1 in France and Spain.A two-day team test will start on 9 may on the French circuit Paul Ricard. Russians will spend behind the wheel of a car 2012 Renault first test day. The following speech of Sergey Sirotkin will participate in free practice Grand Prix on 12 may."I will be very happy to be back behind the wheel of the car of Renault, - said Sergey Sirotkin. - We have a lot of work during the tests in France, and, of course, you will need to prepare well for the upcoming performance in Spain. Despite the fact that in Sochi failed to pass a full session, my team and I are optimistic and continue with renewed vigor to work on. I want to say thank you to Renault, the program SMP Racing and its founder and Director Boris Romanovich Rotenberg, for the opportunity to work and play in a great team, a great car on the best tracks in the world, in the best Motorsport event in the world".In the season-2017 Sergey Sirotkin conducts a full season in the Renault F1 Team and has twice been driving RS17 on the tracks in Bahrain and Sochi. In parallel, the Russians involved in the work of the Russian prototype BR1 BR Engineering company, involved in work with young pilots SMP Racing, as well as in the Russian educational programs.

2017-05-04 13:54:04

Honda we Have a lot of information

The head of Honda Yusuke Hasegawa said that his company has enough materials to work on the progress of the engine.Yusuke Hasegawa "of Course, we all try, we've tried lots of different programs, and many go at the same time. We will see some updates in the next few races. We expect that they will help to raise the level of performance.To be honest, we didn't have much of a problem. It is clear that we are unable to cope well with our program, but we did not actually participate in the winter tests, so couldn't find all the problems on the track.It is obvious that in all this time we were able to go a greater distance on the track and in the simulator, but the problem is that even the data of bench tests differ from the operation of the engine on the track. Because of this difference we have problems".