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2017-05-28 21:44:03

Carlos Sainz an Excellent result

Carlos Sainz an Excellent result

The pilot Toro Rosso Carlos Sainz in the race Grand Prix Monaco showed 6-th result. Three races in Monaco - three finish in the points.Carlos Sainz "What a result, what a wonderful weekend We need to enjoy this moment, because the streets of Monaco don't usually turn out flawless Grand Prix. But we did itWe could do well to work during practice and then in qualifying showed a good result. In today's race we were able to keep the world champion in a faster car behind him and finish the race in sixth place. We were faster than the rest of the pilots middle of the peloton throughout the weekend, and I thank the team for such a good car.I really enjoyed the race, and now it's time to celebrate this well-deserved result with the team. Then we will think about race in Canada".

2017-05-24 10:24:03

Alain Prost Alonso will go to Renault

Alain Prost Alonso will go to Renault

Four-time world champion Alain Prost believes Fernando Alonso would not agree to return to Renault, where in the mid-2000s, he won two titles.Alain Prost "Fernando wants to win races and Championships. I don't think we can offer him a car capable of fighting for the title next year, and two years later too.We have to be very realistic. I've been doing this for almost forty years and know how difficult it will be.We have to be very careful. We want progress, but we should not be foolish purposes only so that Fernando will be with us.Your last title Alain Prost won in 1993 with a Renault engine.

2017-05-19 13:34:03

The head of McLaren I totally understand Alonso

The head of McLaren I totally understand Alonso

The head of McLaren Zach brown confirmed that he understands the condition of Fernando Alonso.Zach brown "I fully understand his position, he is the double world champion who wants to become a triple world champion. We see that other opponents have moved forward. Alonso really wants to stay with us, but he requires us to move forward. If before the end of the summer break we will not be able to do anything, then most likely, we will lose Fernando".These days brown and Alonso are in Indianapolis, where the training before the race Indy-500.

2017-05-10 06:54:18

Mark Webber button not counting on success in Monaco

Mark Webber button not counting on success in Monaco

In Monaco to replace Fernando Alonso, who set out to conquer Indianapolis, will be Jenson button. The ex-pilot of Formula 1 mark Webber believes that the British should not count on success.Mark Webber "It will not be loud story of Jenson in Monaco. He would have problems with the fuel pressure during practice, he gets the 17th place at the start and come down after 12 laps.Jenson is a world champion, he won in Monaco. It will be a history if he can win the race, but. just to achieve points, he must be very lucky.We met with Jenson, he has not made any effort to prepare. He wasn't taking this very seriously. He said that all this was unexpected and does not want to strain in this occasion".

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".

2017-05-02 16:24:05

Niki Lauda After the first victory, everything becomes easier

Niki Lauda After the first victory, everything becomes easier

Non-Executive Director of Mercedes Niki Lauda believes that now Valtteri bottas will be the easier to achieve new victories.Niki Lauda "to Win the first Grand Prix is always very difficult. I know from my own experience. Every victory is earned already becoming easier and easier. Importantly, Bottas has proven that it can win.Lewis is an outstanding talent, a world champion, so much depends on the race conditions. Today, Bottas beat him, and maybe in the next three times Lewis will do it.Valtteri is a very good replacement for Nico. Pole position and victory in four races is a good result,".

2017-04-24 10:14:04

On the circuit, Alonso has claimed 11-year-old boy

On the circuit, Alonso has claimed 11-year-old boy

Spanish motor racing Federation, said that 11-year-old boy died from injuries sustained in the accident at the circuit Fernando Alonso in the North of Spain.The Federation reported that Gonzalo Basurto Movila died after a crash during a private workout on Saturday. Spanish media claim that the cards Mobily flipped and landed on the pilot.The Federation said that the incident is being investigated. Two-time Formula 1 world champion Fernando Alonso wrote on Twitter that he was devastated by the news of the death of the boy, and noted that this is one of the saddest days for him.

2017-04-23 11:04:04

Mario Andretti It's a great opportunity for Alonso

Mario Andretti It's a great opportunity for Alonso

The Formula 1 world champion in 1978 and winner of the Indy 500 Mario Andretti believes that Fernando Alonso chose the right time to participate in the legendary race.Mario Andretti "the right time is a great opportunity for Fernando, because in Formula 1 now nothing is happening. McLaren is not a rival top teams, but he's still in his Prime.Despite the fact that Monaco is probably best suited McLaren this year, in Indianapolis, Fernando is going to achieve a result higher than if he played in Monaco.I think that's what he hopes and what he expects".

2017-04-22 11:54:06

Fernando Alonso preparing for tests

Fernando Alonso preparing for tests

The pilot of McLaren Fernando Alonso preparing for the test, which will be held at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway next month.Two-time Formula 1 world champion for the first time to conduct tests behind the wheel of a new technology may 3, after using the famous 2.5-kilometer oval between races of Formula 1 in Russia and Spain.Tests will be held from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., and the first official practice before Indy 500 is scheduled for may 15.

2017-04-17 15:44:03

Chapter Ferrari This victory is important for us

Chapter Ferrari This victory is important for us

The head of Ferrari, Maurizio Arrivabene congratulated the team with a victory in Bahrain.Maurizio Arrivabene"This victory is important for us. It has been achieved thanks to the huge efforts of all the guys on the track and at the base in Maranello. Throughout the weekend the team showed courage, determination and a bit of madness. Courage and determination was needed to work this weekend at the limit. We expected to encounter some difficulties in qualifying, so, based on a good race pace, made Friday, was preparing to shock the race.Sebastian drove an excellent race, demonstrating once again his entire class. Kimi was involved in the struggle at the start, and then he, of course, wasn't helped by the safety car. Machine SF70H proved to be very fast starter that will help us this year. The tires worked very well and allowed us full use of their potential.And now it's time to focus on the next stage of the world championship - the Grand Prix of Russia in Sochi".

2017-04-16 11:34:03

Helmut Marko the Champion will be Vettel

Helmut Marko the Champion will be Vettel

Sports consultant to Red Bull Helmut Marko believes that this year the world champion will be Sebastian Vettel.Helmut Marco "the Cars this year do look more aggressive and better, but they have also become faster. There is now an acute struggle between Mercedes and Ferrari. Unfortunately, Red Bull have not had time to participate in this fight.The champion will be Vettel. Sebastian is much stronger than in the last two years, he is fully motivated and relaxed".

2017-04-04 11:34:04

Markus Eriksson To Shanghai is important for maximum speed

Markus Eriksson To Shanghai is important for maximum speed

Pilot Sauber Marcus Ericsson believes that due to the long straight in Shanghai it is important to configure the machine at the highest speed.Marcus Ericsson "the Grand Prix of China - for the second stage of the world championship of season 2017. The Shanghai circuit has one characteristic very long straight, where a good top speed. Also, there is an interesting mix of slow and high-speed turns of varying difficulty.I really like the technical section is filled with unique twists. All this track demands on the car good balance, but from the pilot the exact pilot".On account of Ericsson's three races in Shanghai, and in all three cases, the Swede made it to the finish. Best result - 10th place in 2015.

2017-03-31 12:04:07

Mick Schumacher my Father is my idol

Mick Schumacher my Father is my idol

The son of seven-time world champion Mick Schumacher has stated that the father is the idol.Mick Schumacher "My idol is my father. Just because he's the best. He is my role model.And my goal is the same as the father, to become the world champion Formula 1".This year Mick will act euroserie Formula-3.

2017-03-31 10:54:05

Niki Lauda Kimi starts difficult times

Niki Lauda Kimi starts difficult times

Non-Executive Director of Mercedes Niki Lauda believes that Kimi Raikkonen suffered tough times in terms of working with a partner.Niki Lauda "If Sebastian will get a boost with this victory, the whole team will get behind him because he is already a multiple world champion. In this case, Kimi starts the most difficult times, because it will be hard to catch up with the partner, and to impose struggle. The team just share pilots by the numbers".

2017-03-19 15:44:03

Eddie Jordan Lewis Hamilton is the favorite of the season

The former head of the eponymous team Eddie Jordan believes that Lewis Hamilton this year will be world champion.Eddie Jordan "Despite the fact that Lewis losing concentration in the last year, he will be the clear favorite in the fight for the title. The fight against Bottas will be, but not so obvious. Finn will win three or four races, not more. This year it just won't be able to fight for more and to confront Lewis".

2017-03-18 13:34:03

10 years ago, Formula 1 made its debut Lewis Hamilton

10 years ago, Formula 1 made its debut Lewis Hamilton

Exactly ten years ago, March 18, 2007, at the start of the Grand Prix of Australia came Lewis Hamilton. In his first race, the future three-time Formula 1 world champion, finished third.In the season of 2007 the first pilot of McLaren was the defending champion Fernando Alonso. In a couple of his invited 22-year-old Hamilton only won the championship GP2. Very rarely the top teams give a chance to newcomers.In qualifying Hamilton showed the fourth result, having lost a partner in the McLaren three tenths of a second. However, in the race Lewis immediately overtook Alonso for a long time and came second. Only after the second pit stop, the Briton skipped ahead of Fernando and eventually finished third.

2017-03-17 15:04:05

Mika hkkinen returned to the McLaren

Mika hkkinen returned to the McLaren

Two-time Formula 1 world champion Mika hkkinen returned to the McLaren, however, already in the rank of assistant Executive Director Zach brown. The duties of Hakkinen will be to work with the marketing staff, working with partners, as well as working with CEO of McLaren Automotive Mike Flitton.Mika Hakkinen "I always thought the McLaren home in Formula 1, and I still have a huge place in my heart for this team.Of course, the last few years, McLaren has not been easy, but I always thought that it was only a matter of time - and McLaren will once again be a leader. I want to play a role in the formation great team.Return to McLaren was an easy decision for me I never lost contact and still know a lot of hardworking people in this stable since the days when they fought for the victory.I also really look forward to working with Zach, who owns one of my McLaren, who won one of the races of 2001. I will work closely with him in the coming years."Hakkinen drove for McLaren in 1993-2001 In 1998 and 1999 Finn became the champion.

2017-03-17 14:54:04

Sebastian Vettel focused on title of the season-2017

Sebastian Vettel focused on title of the season-2017

The Ferrari pilot Sebastian Vettel admitted that he has a chance to win the world championship this year.Sebastian Vettel "Yes, I expect to win the title Otherwise I wouldn't have made at the start of the season. I am sure that I will have a good chance to compete for the title this year. For this I hold all the cards nice car, motivation and program development of the car for the season. I think that the year will be interesting".

2017-03-16 15:04:11

Nico Rosberg I can return the head of the team

Nico Rosberg I can return the head of the team

Champion of the season in 2016 Nico Rosberg did not deny the possibility of his return to Formula 1.Nico Rosberg "Return as a pilot is impossible for me. Of course, there are some strange moments for me, like to watch the first race on TV. I'm still a big fan of Formula 1.Now looking for new projects and I must say that I really relaxed. 20 races a year is like being a hamster on a wheel. Although this is the best hamster wheel in the worldI'm a passionate competitor, and I loved my career. To defeat all and become the world champion, you have to be absolutely uncompromising, and that was my goal.Perhaps I will return one day, but in the role of team leader".

2017-03-16 10:24:03

Valtteri Bottas I'm not going to panic

Valtteri Bottas I'm not going to panic

Mercedes driver Valtteri Bottas said not to worry if teammate Lewis Hamilton will be faster.Valtteri Bottas "I know I was lucky with the departure of Nico. I always wanted to be in the car for the top teams. Thanks to him it became possible. It's just luck.Honestly, I don't feel more pressure than before. I just feel like I was given a special opportunity. I'm allowed to fly the best Formula 1 race car. I have a lot more opportunities now to win a title than lose it.I would be interested to see how Lewis sets up the car, how he drives the car. I can observe the work of the triple world champion.I will not surrender and will not panic if Lewis will be faster. With the first race I need to focus on the fact that I was waiting a lot".

2017-02-24 12:04:02

Alain Prost Ferrari will be at the bottom

Four-time world champion Alain Prost believes that the Ferrari this year has no chance to cope with the leaders.Alain Prost "I truly believe that Ferrari will not stand a chance. No. History has constantly shown that in the years of changes in the rules they always fell to the bottom of the top group.I think the title this year will compete for the Mercedes and Red Bull".

2017-02-22 11:24:03

Alain Prost, the Team wants to finish fifth

Alain Prost, the Team wants to finish fifth

The ex-pilot of Formula 1, four-time world champion and Ambassador of the brand Renault Alain Prost believes that the real goal for the French team to fifth place in the season.Alain Prost "the Engine this year will be completely new, it gives us a great promise, but have yet to see what he can do on the track.It is important for us to get back to normal performance, it is important to compete with the top teams. However, while our ambitious goal is to fight for fifth place in the constructors ' championship. This goal is realistic and we will try to achieve it".

2017-02-17 11:24:03

Valtteri Bottas I'm not going to earn eight million

Valtteri Bottas I'm not going to earn eight million

According to rumors in the European media, Valtteri Bottas in the Mercedes team will receive around eight million euros salary that is almost three times more than what he got in Williams. Moreover, it is more than it receives in Ferrari world champion Kimi Raikkonen.Bottas himself hastened to deny this information "I don't know where these numbers come from, and don't like to talk about it. This is not public information, although, in this case, it's just speculation".

2017-02-14 12:04:03

Fabrizio Borra I don't think Alonso will leave at the end of the year

Fabrizio Borra I don't think Alonso will leave at the end of the year

Personal trainer and physiotherapist of double world champion Fernando Alonso Fabrizio Borra believes that his client will not leave the championship at the end of the season 2017.Fabrizio Borra "I do not see any prerequisites that Fernando spends his last season in Formula 1. He works very hard, and I can see he is motivated and calm. In the past year, the pilots don't look like that.Alonso is training six hours a day, not to mention psychological studies. Fernando certainly has a plan, and this plan should work already this year. The new season will be very demanding on the physical condition of the pilot, and Alonso storing strength for one year".

2017-02-10 11:54:04

Chapter Mercedes Pair of Bottas-Hamilton will work

Chapter Mercedes Pair of Bottas-Hamilton will work

Head of Mercedes Toto Wolff believes that Valtteri Bottas and Lewis Hamilton will be able to find a common language.Toto Wolff "the Balance between Valtteri and Lewis should work. They are two very different personalities, and it was important for us to find a replacement worthy of Nico. Nico had a role in the team and Valtteri largely fits into it.We believe that the interaction and dynamics between the two pilots should work well. All the races in the performance of Valtteri was great. He has a lot of fun on the track. And the whole world has long been dubbed Bottas future world champion, so why notIt will be interesting to see how he will reward us for the ticket to the team. And if these new rules will shuffle the peloton, we don't even know we do stay in the lead. Lewis and Bottas will certainly fight for victory, and we are pleased with how the pilots are now working on a new machine.We nurtured the talent of Valtteri throughout his career in Formula 1. He joined the championship with Williams, and we, in turn, always wanted to give him the best car, so he could demonstrate his talent. Now he has everything to go forward. I'm very happy for him."Recall that Toto Wolff has long been the Manager of Bottas. He worked with him in the Junior series, and then in Williams.

2017-02-07 11:04:02

Lewis Hamilton had 8000 designs helmet

Three-time Formula 1 world champion, Lewis Hamilton held a contest for their fans, asking to make the design of the helmet in which he will play in the season 2017. To the address of the British received more than 8000 variants.Lewis Hamilton "wow, over 8000. Thanks for all the variants of helmet for their effortsThe new designs are still coming in, but since the contest is closed, I will choose the livery of those that have already arrived.There are so many options, and view all will take time. I hope to be able to solve everything in the next few days.

2017-02-01 12:34:03

Nico Rosberg For me, Schumacher was the inspiration and challenge

Nico Rosberg For me, Schumacher was the inspiration and challenge

Champion 2016 Nico Rosberg remembered the time when the seasons 2010-2012 he worked in the team with the most successful pilot of all time - Michael Schumacher.Nico Rosberg "It was an exciting time, but I have to admit, Schumacher inspired me and was simultaneously a big problem.It was incredibly hard to fight him on the track. He's a strong partner. I then realized why he became seven-time world champion. After three years with absolutely no race, he just joined the fight and showed the result.

2017-01-30 12:34:10

Niki Lauda Rosberg Without us would be nothing

Niki Lauda Rosberg Without us would be nothing

Non-Executive Director of Mercedes Niki Lauda continues to produce vapor due to the departure of Nico Rosberg at the end of last year.Niki Lauda "We've won three titles, and Hamilton won two of them. Then beat Rosberg. In the hands of Nico was a car capable of fighting for victories and the title.You all should understand that only thanks to Mercedes, he could become a world champion. If not for our car and team, he'd be a nobody".

2017-01-27 11:24:03

Nelson Piquet I helped Bernie

Nelson Piquet I helped Bernie

Three-time Formula 1 world champion Nelson Piquet has admitted that he is grateful to his collaboration with Bernie Ecclestone.Nelson Piquet "For me Ecclestone has revealed many new things in the world of Formula 1. Much was a revelation. He told me when he signed a contract with me that if I'm two bad races in a row will perform, then fly out of the car. I was unpleasant, but now I understand that he's right.The modern world of Formula 1 Bernie obliged. Without him it would not be so globally. He like no other knows how to organize and combine all the key points".Nelson Piquet made his debut in Formula 1 in 1978, and in the same season, signed a contract with the Brabham team, then owned by Bernie Ecclestone. The Brazilian had a Brabham in seven full seasons and twice became a champion in 1981 and 1983.