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One of the heroes of the 2014 season was Jules Bianchi, who played for Russian team Marussia under the number "17".Career Bianchi supported Ferrari, and with the participation of the Scuderia, the Frenchman got a seat at Marussia in 2013. In his debut season earn points failed. In 2014, the Russian stable switched to a turbo Ferrari, but the speed is rarely enough to fight for getting into the top ten. Finally, on the sixth stage in Monaco Jules finished ninth, earning for himself first and team points.
The company Aston Martin has stated that it is open for cooperation with Cosworth to supply engines for Formula 1.The British automaker is now the title sponsor of the Red Bull, but his interest is more simple and more affordable versions of the engines after 2020.And CEO of Aston Martin Andy Palmer is interested in the relationship with Cosworth, a former independent supplier of engines for Formula 1.Andy Palmer "Cosworth is one of our key partners in the project road cars Valkyrie, and we work closely with them to create a new V12 engine.The extension of this cooperation to the project in Formula 1 will make sense, and this proposal, which we would like to explore."The last time the Cosworth engines were presented in 2013 on the machines Marussia. With the advent of turbo engines in 2014 the company left the Formula-1.
Mercedes has refused to support Pascal Wehrlein. This year, the German left without a seat at Sauber, will become a test pilot with Mercedes.Toto Wolff, head of Mercedes team "We are working with Pascal since 2013. He got the opportunity to prove himself in Formula 1 after 2015 became the champion of the DTM. He spent two difficult seasons in Manor and Sauber, but, nevertheless, will stay in the Mercedes family - in the season of 2018 he'll be our test pilot. In 2019 we will try to return it in the race."Wehrlein had taken part in the tests Mercedes. Obviously, this season he will not only be a test pilot, but the reserve pilot of the German team.
Two key specialist left the team Toro Rosso before the start of the new season.The biggest loss is the chief aerodynamicist Brendan Gillham. He worked for Toro Rosso since 2013, and before that couple of years spent in the Mercedes. The reason the engineer is not called, and it is unknown who will replace him.In addition, the team leaves Marco Matassa, who worked as a race engineer Carlos Sainz and Pierre went Out. The Italian goes to Ferrari, where they will conduct training young pilots.
Martin Whitmarsh, head of McLaren, became a consultant to the FIA and Liberty Media in the preparation of rules relating to the limitation of budgets and the distribution of income in Formula 1.Whitmarsh led McLaren in 2009-2013 2010-2013 he chaired the Association of Formula 1 teams FOTA.
Last season, the 31-year-old Paul di Resta worked as a reserve pilot Williams and even spent one race in Hungary. The Scot claimed a place prize pilot, but seem to have lost the fight to Sergey Sirotkin.Paul di Resta "Soon Williams will take a decision on the part of pilots and will make the official announcement. I wanted to go back on the starting grid of Formula 1, but, unfortunately, nothing ever came of it.Maybe my age was the reason for the refusal. In any case, I liked it in Hungary. Given that I was seated in the car at the last moment, the result I showed is quite good".Di Resta played for Force India in 2011-2013 Best result in the championship - 12th place in 2013.
In the history of Formula 1 only thirty-two pilots managed at least once to win the title. Sixteen of them won the championship more than once, ten more than two times. This year Lewis Hamilton became the fifth pilot, who managed to win the championship four times.The first championship title in Formula 1 was played in 1950. In 1953 appeared the first two-time champion Alberto Ascari. Two years later, the championship became the first three-time champion - Juan Manuel Fangio. He in 1956 became the first four-time.Nine years it took Hamilton to after the first title was obtained in 2008 to earn the next three. This is the longest period for four-time Champions. In this regard, the record belongs to Sebastian Vettel, who became a four-time champion just three years after the first victory in the championship.The youngest four-time champion is Sebastian Vettel. In 2013, when he won the third title, the German was 26 years 3 months 24 days. The age four-time champion Juan-Manuel Fangio. The Argentine has turned 45 years 1 month 12 days ahead of schedule when he won the championship in 1956. For comparison, the Hamilton is in a good race in Mexico turned 32 years 9 months 22 days.Only one pilot managed to win all four League titles in a team - Sebastian Vettel Red Bull. Three won four titles, speaking in two teams Alain Prost McLaren and Williams, Michael Schumacher Benetton and Ferrari and Lewis Hamilton McLaren and Mercedes. Juan-Manuel Fangio four Championships won in three different teams Alfa Romeo, Mercedes and Ferrari.Only two of them managed to win more than four titles. Will add to this list is Lewis Hamilton Maybe Sebastian VettelA list of the pilots who won four or more titles1. Michael Schumacher - 7 titles 1994, 1995, 2000-20042. Juan Manuel Fangio - 5 1951, 1954-19573. Alain Prost - 4 1985, 1986, 1989 and 1993 Sebastian Vettel - 4 2010-2013 Lewis Hamilton - 4 2008, 2014, 2015 and 2017.
2014 team McLaren without a title sponsor. Will not be the title sponsor in the coming years.Zac brown, the head of McLaren "I don't think we need a title sponsor, although large partners we need. In Formula 1 now rarely use the brand name in the team name. We - McLaren, McLaren and not ABC. We are not going to sell its name.You know, in NASCAR the pilots are required to, getting out of cars, said something like "I Want to thank my car Ford Chandon". But in Formula 1 that will not happen.We signed an agreement with some major sponsors, which will be announced in 2018. But work in this regard is still going on".During 1972-1974, the title sponsor of the McLaren performed cosmetic company Yardley, 1974-1996 from tobacco brand Marlboro, 1997-2005 - one tobacco brand West, and in 2007-2013 the title sponsor was snaches telecommunications company Vodafone.
COO Force India Otmar, Szafnauer admitted that his team still remembers the events of the race in Baku, which was missed double podium due to a collision of the pilots.Othmar, Szafnauer "Probably, the race in Baku will forever remain in our memory as the strongest and weakest race at the same time. Our car was very strong that weekend, and we missed the opportunity of a double podium. It's hard to accept still. However, I'm proud of how we stepped through difficult times, showing the team spirit. It was a real event of the season."Force India took the season's 4th place, equalling the best result in its history, but for the first time since 2013, the pilots of the team never made it to the podium.
During the past season by the leaders of the race had time to visit only six pilots. Most of all the leader of the race passed champion Lewis Hamilton 2871 km 47.4 per cent of the total distance of 20 races. Last year, the achievement became champion Nico Rosberg was a little worse 42.8 percent.Of the six pilots in the lead in the race, only Kimi Raikkonen has never won.Leading in the race in the season 2017, the pilots, km1. Lewis Hamilton, Mercedes - 28712. Sebastian Vettel, The Ferrari - 13123. Valtteri Bottas, Mercedes - 9624. Max Verstappen, Red Bull - 6395. Kimi Raikkonen, Ferrari - 1436. Daniel ricciardo, Red Bull - 137 already mentioned, six pilots have been at the head of the race this year. For comparison in 2016, the leader managed to visit also 6 pilots, in 2015 - 7 pilots, in 2014-m - 10 pilots in 2012 and 2013 - 13 pilots. And the record maximum of 15 pilots belongs to season 2008. Record-minimum of 4 of the pilot - behind the season 1988.Passed distance record remains Vettel, who in the 2011 season stayed on the first position 3794 km 65.5 of the race of all races.Leading in the race in the season 2017, teams, km1. Mercedes - 3833 63.2 per cent2. Ferrari - 14553. Red Bull - 775 consecutive year in this ranking no McLaren. Meanwhile, this team holds the record for leading in the race. In 1988 Ayrton Senna and Alain Prost drove in the first position 4622 km, but then the season consisted of 16 races, so in percentage terms 97,4 achievement of the British team remains out of reach.Maximum number of teams, pilots who managed to get in the head of the race, remains the leader of season-1975 - 10 teams. Only three teams could boast of leadership in 1953, 1988, 1992, 2000 and 2002 gg.
During the past season on the podium managed to visit seven of the pilots. And the record for most finishes in the top three steel Lewis Hamilton, Sebastian Vettel and Valtteri Bottas for 13 podiums in 20 races.Podiums in the season-2017 pilots1. Lewis Hamilton, Mercedes - 13 Sebastian Vettel, The Ferrari - 13 Driver Valtteri Bottas, Mercedes - 134. Daniel Ricciardo, Red Bull - 95. Kimi Raikkonen, Ferrari - 76. Max Verstappen, Red Bull - 47. Lance Stroll, Williams - 1 career on the catwalk has been Stroll. For the third consecutive year in the top three never came Fernando Alonso.As already mentioned, seven pilots during the season were able to reach the podium. And the record over the past decade was 2008, when the top three were able to get 14 pilots.The number of pilots who were on the podium in recent years2017 - 7 2016 - 92015 - 102014 - 102013 - 82012 - 132011 - 72010 - 82009 - 132008 - 14 Mercedes in total have been on the podium 26 times. All the others put together 34.Podiums in the season 2017, commands1. Mercedes - 262. Ferrari - 203. Red Bull - 134. Williams - 1 in 2013 without a podium left the team Force India. As for McLaren this is the third consecutive season with no finishes in the top three.
McLaren, it seems, intends to announce a new sponsor for 2018. Earlier this year we reported that with the departure of Williams from Petrobras, a Brazilian multinational company may move to McLaren in 2018. And now in Abu Dhabi there are new rumors.Brazilian television said in Abu Dhabi that Sette Camara, Petrobras and McLaren already connected transaction for the year 2018.Also in Abu Dhabi Executive Director of McLaren Zac brown hinted that the British team is working on some key deals.Zach brown "Commercially we had a good year. We have signed contracts with two sponsors, which we haven't announced yet, so I think next year we should expect to see more big brands on a race car the McLaren".At the end of 2013, the company Vodafone has left McLaren, and since then the British team is running without a title sponsor. Let's see whether he will appear in 2018.
Roman Grosjean admitted that he likes to grow together with my team Haas.Roman Grosjean "We grow together. I have an advantage in that I started my career in Formula 1 in 27 years, and now I'm 31.I see that continue to evolve, so will be able to speak, until I was 37, 38 or even 39 years. I have still to come. If I can grow up with Haas, then Yes, why notBut if they give me a car capable of winning, then I'm ready to move on to something else".On account of Grogan six full seasons in Formula 1. Best result - 7th place in 2013 with the Lotus currently Renault.
Pilot Ferrari Kimi Raikkonen after the podium in Brazil, is the seventh this year, set a new record. He became a pilot, which is 21 times stood on the podium, but did not win.The last time Finn was standing up on top in Abu Dhabi 2013. Since then, he has climbed 21 times on the second or third step, not higher.
Since then, as Esteban Windows debuted in Formula 1 in the Manor in the summer of 2016, the young Frenchman was consistently reached the finish line in each race. However, the error of Roman Grosjean on the first lap of the race in Brazil interrupted a record series of national.Windows was able to finish in a series of 27 races - none of the debutants of Formula 1 before this was not possible. The previous record belonged to max Chilton, who made his live debut with Marussia in 2013 and issued a series of 25 finishes.
FIA and the owners of Formula 1 have announced what will be the power plant after 2020. The new regulations on engines like the Cosworth company.Bruce wood, managing Director, Cosworth "the Existing rules do not give chances to the new members, when you consider what the necessary investments, both technical and material. The new rules will allow the independent companies to try their hand at Formula 1".The last time Cosworth was introduced in Formula 1 in 2013 as an engine supplier of the team Marussia. The emergence of complex hybrid power systems, a British company, has left the championship.
Pilot Red Bull Daniel Riccardo admitted that it is always with great love belonged to the race at the Interlagos circuit.Daniel ricciardo "I really like South America in General, so I'm always excited about racing in Brazil. Last year on a wet track was fun, and I don't mind getting a little rain this year, because I know that I can fight for the victory. I am confident that I can achieve a good result, but so far I have not had a successful race in Brazil. Hopefully that will change this year.The track itself is not one I like. Then a few high speed turns, which I usually like. There's a lot of slow and short corners, which is not so exciting, but that doesn't mean I'll stop trying to achieve a strong result."On account of Riccardo six races in Brazil, but only two times Daniel was able to finish in the points zone tenth in 2013 and eighth in 2016.
In late 2013, sports consultant to Red Bull Helmut Marko had to choose between Daniel Cuatom and Carlos Sainz. In total Kvyat made his debut in the Toro Rosso in the season-2014 and science a year later. Now Carlos thanks to Marco for making the four years ago did not choose it.Carlos Sainz "actually, I am very grateful to Marco for the fact that in 2013 he chose Kvyat. This angered me and I wanted to prove that I can succeed. That decision changed my mentality, my approach to racing.Because of this, I became a strong pilot. I will always be grateful to Marco for making the decision".
Haas pilot Roman Grosjean believes that he is able to become a champion in Formula 1.Roman Grosjean "I understand that there are always things you can improve. This work with brakes, and other aspects. The ability to cope with difficulties - also a good feature of the pilot.But now with my physical form and experience I could become world champion in a good car".The best result of Grosjean in the championship - 7th place in 2013.
The Williams team is considering two candidates for a possible replacement for Felipe Massa. It's Robert Kubica and Paul di Resta.Both candidates for a place in Williams in October will carry out a comparative test driving cars 2014. The first tests will be held at the British Silverstone, and then both pilots will go on the Hungarian Hungaroring.Kubica competed in Formula 1 in 2006-2010 for BMW-Sauber and Renault. His career in the championship was interrupted after a serious accident in a rally in early 2011. Di Resta played for Force India in 2011-2013 this year, he spent one race, replacing Williams Executive Felipe Massa.
Esteban Windows debuted in Formula 1 in the middle of last season, and since he finished all 24 races in which he participated. Another finish - and the Frenchman will repeat the record of max Chilton.Chilton competed for Marussia in 2013 and 2014 Let results he did not Shine, but showed an incredible for beginner stability. Only 26-second account of the race he came down, faced at the start with team-mate Jules Bianchi.
Reserve pilot Williams Paul di Resta has admitted that talks with the team regarding the place of combat pilot in the season of 2018.Paul di Resta "the Negotiations drag on, but I do my best to get a place in Williams. The longer I'm out of Formula 1, the more I want to return to the championship. I haven't lost my motivation, and the race in Hungary showed that I was still able to pilot the car of Formula-1".Paul di Resta played for Force India in 2011-2013 and this year he had one race in Hungary, replacing Executive Felipe Massa.
At the Grand Prix of Malaysia will debut a 21-year-old Pierre went Out, which is to temporarily replace in the Toro Rosso of Daniil Kvyat. We traced the career of the French pilot.His career Pierre began with karting. Much success in the French series is not achieved, but in 2010 became the Vice-champion of the European championship of karting.In 2011, Faded debuted in formulas, starting with the French Formula 4. He won four of 14 races, three more podiums and eventually became the bronze medalist.The next step - evrostroy Formula Renault 2.0. In the 2012 season, Pierre has only twice been on the podium and eventually finished 10th. In 2013 with three victories, he became the champion thanks to what became a participant of the youth program of Red Bull.In 2014, went Out with the support of Red Bull got a place in the team Arden, acting in the Formula Renault 3.5. Never managed to win, but eight podiums allowed to take second place in the series. At the end of the season, Pierre has played in six races for the GP2 team Caterham, but above the 11-th place was never finished.In 2015, went Out spent a full season in the GP2 for the DAMS. 3 pole positions, 4 podiums and 8 place. In may, Pierre first sat behind the wheel of a Formula 1 test with Toro Rosso. Then spent two test days in the Red Bull.In 2016, the second attempt went Out all the same became the champion of the GP2, winning four races. At the final stage, he managed to get ahead of Antonio Giovinazzi, which in the season of 2017 made its debut in Formula 1 in the Sauber. In parallel, Pierre was listed as a reserve pilot of Red Bull and took part in the tests, Red Bull and Toro Rosso.Before the beginning of season 2017, the leadership of Toro Rosso chose between the Quatum and died Out, but in the end I relied on more experienced Daniel. But Pierre was sent to the Japanese Superformula, because the rules GP2 champion can't stay in the series. In Japan, Faded settled, won two races and now two stages to the end of the championship, inferior to the leader just a half point.Went out spend in the Toro Rosso race in Malaysia and Japan, and then miss the United States Grand Prix, as the stage in Austin is superimposed on the final race in Superformula. Obviously, after that, he will be back behind the wheel of a Toro Rosso.In the Toro Rosso want to check went Out in combat conditions before you sign a contract with him for the season 2018. It is very likely that the contract with Pierre would be signed, but his partner will be either Daniel, or protege, Honda Nobuharu Matsushita.
Williams reserve driver Paul di Resta, replacing Felipe Massa in Hungary, out of the race.Paul di Resta "I did my best, but I understood that to achieve points will be almost impossible. The start was terrible. I acknowledge that the start system of modern cars I was given. On the first lap I did my best to avoid collisions and to win back the lost.Flying has become really difficult. Just to sit without training very hard. I tried to fly like in the DTM, but these methods here are not working. I tried struggling, but to achieve something serious happens.Recall that the last time di Resta took to the start of the race Formula-1 in 2013. And behind the wheel of the car in which the race was held, he first sat only an hour before the start of the qualification.
Reserve pilot Williams Paul di Resta will take the place of Felipe Massa during qualifying and the race in Hungary.Even after Friday practice Weight complained of feeling unwell. On Saturday morning doctors examined him and allowed to participate in Saturday's practice. Felipe had 12 laps, after which he stated that he would not be able to compete in qualifying. The team urgently reconfigures the machine under high Paul di Resta.On account of di Resta 58 Grand Prix. In 2011-2013, he played for Force India. The best result in the race - 4th place.
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".
On the basis of qualifications in Austria Felipe Massa was the best of the pilots Williams, but it showed only the 17th time - this is the worst result for the British team in 2013.Felipe Massa "It's really a complete failure for the team that in the last race fought for the victory. Very strange, but I couldn't get to work the rubber. I can not understand that became the reason of such poor performance of the tires. Tomorrow is a new day maybe something will change, but today we are unable to fight for good results.Lance Stroll has qualified 18th. lance Stroll "Very disappointing for the team because we failed to show any speed. Maybe tomorrow we will achieve more, but today it was a complete failure. We were unable to find a balance for this track. We spent on the search settings all Friday and Saturday morning, but it gave nothing. While it is necessary to be content with little".
Pilot Williams Felipe Massa said that his team this year has achieved significant success compared to previous years.Felipe Massa "I Think the team works more cohesively and holistically, much more effectively than in the past three years of my stay here. The team is developing in all areas, she develops mentally, culturally and technically. We pay a lot of forces in aerodynamics, and in this respect we are ready to make big steps forward."Meanwhile, after five races Williams occupies only sixth place in the Cup of designers - this is the worst result in 2013. The failure can be explained by the fact that the points the team brings only experienced Felipe Massa.
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.