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The head of Formula 1 Bernie Ecclestone is confident that the only chance to beat Mercedes to change the rules on the engines.Bernie Ecclestone "Red Bull believe they can beat Mercedes with better aerodynamics. However, I'm not so sure. Mercedes have a huge advantage due to the engine.To fix this, we need to introduce new regulations on the engines, and as soon as possible. No matter what the rules, as long as they were not a hybrid. Jean Todt believes that they are the spirit of our time, and this may be true for ordinary road cars. But in Formula 1 people want to see something special. Everyone wants to see a noisy, powerful engines that can be operated by only the best pilots in the world.You do not offer orthopedic shoes for your professional players, isn't it, because this kind of shoes popular in everyday life".
The head of Formula 1 Bernie Ecclestone wants to make on behalf of Schumacher, but still give the much needed impetus to the development of the championship.Bernie Ecclestone "If he's going to be about as good as his father, then why not capitalize on this It would be great for Formula 1 if the name Schumacher will return to race."Mick Schumacher himself said that he is ready to fight for the title in Formula 1.Mick Schumacher "I want to be world champion in Formula 1, like any other pilot. Formula 3 - the next step for me, and I can't wait for the start of the championship.Season 2017 will certainly be a daunting task, but the tests showed that the car brings me a lot of pleasure in flying.Through this category have been many big names on the way to Formula-1, therefore, from the point of view of professionalism, this series is much closer to the Royal race than others".
The head of Formula 1 Bernie Ecclestone believes that Sebastian Vettel is not to blame for their own decline and inability of the team to win the championship.Bernie Ecclestone "it's not his fault that he doesn't win. We are talking about the car and the team. Ferrari hit back at a time when there came Schumacher and Jean Todt. In team now there are too many ItaliansI have nothing against Italy, but this command works successfully when it is not in the hands of the Italians. Ferrari needs fresh blood. But I'm sure Sebastian does everything in his power to succeed.
The head of Formula 1 Bernie Ecclestone every year orders sarcastic Christmas cards. This time the theme for the postcards was the stage in Mexico, finishing third when Max Verstappen was punished, and the third step of the podium, Sebastian Vettel. But German later punished.The postcard shows the podium of the Grand Prix of Mexico. On the third step is Vettel, and at the bottom, under the sign "Contenders for the third place", are Verstappen and Ricardo.
The head of Formula 1 Bernie Ecclestone believes that no one will be able in season 2017 to impose the fight for the title Lewis Hamilton.Bernie Ecclestone "I Think nobody wants to buy tickets and go to the race or watch it on TV, when Lewis is disappearing immediately after the traffic lights.It's bad for sport, bad for the Lewis, but the truth is that now no one can beat him in a direct confrontation. Nico was gone, and he was the only one capable of it.Verstappen could. If they were on the same machines, then Max managed to fight Lewis. Even in the Red Bull he has such opportunities. The only problem is that now Mercedes have the best engine, the best technique and the best pilot.I hope that my assessment of the situation is incorrect, I hope that the new partner of Hamilton will be able to defeat it. But my personal opinion is this will not happen".
In 2018 in the Formula 1 calendar will return Grand Prix of France. The race will be held on the track Paul Ricard.On this occasion, the Automobile club of France held in Paris a press-conference. Announced that the contract with Bernie Ecclestone is for five years. According to the calculations of economists, the holding of the Formula 1 race will bring the region about 65 million euros.Christian Estrosi, President of the regional Council of Provence-Alpes-Cote d'azur "I Can confirm that the Grand Prix of France will return to Formula 1 in 2018 on the track Paul Ricard. All those involved in this project can be proud of this victory".Estrosi thanked for their participation in the project race Director McLaren Eric bulge, and managing Director of Renault F1 Cyril Abiteboul.The last time the Grand Prix of France was held in 2008. In different years the French stage has taken seven runs. In 1991-2008 the race was held on the track Magny-Cours. With regard to the circuit Paul Ricard, where the Formula 1 visited 1971, 1973, 1975, 1976, 1978, 1980, 1982, 1983, 1985-1990 gg.
The head of Formula 1 Bernie Ecclestone has admitted that he's still in shock from the solution of Nico Rosberg.Bernie Ecclestone "it was a great shock. I had lunch with Toto last night and he obviously had nothing to tell me. Perhaps Nico did to him in life was more time to spend their hard-earned millions - that's the whole secret.Who will replace Nico Maybe it will be Alonso. But let's look at the results of all of the talks".
Despite the beliefs of Bernie Ecclestone to stay, the organizers of the Malaysian Grand Prix is not going to renew the contract, and in 2019, the season will pass without a race in this Asian country.The organizers of the stage have confirmed that will comply with the terms of the agreement and will hold two Grand Prix in 2017 and 2018., but then left the championship to focus on MotoGP. In 2018, the stage will be the anniversary - the 20th. it is Worth noting that the calendar is trying to leave another Asian stage - the Grand Prix of Singapore, so Bernie will have to settle for a stripped-down calendar, or look for new locations for the races.
Bernie Ecclestone believes not the right solution to the Singapore to abandon the Grand Prix of Formula 1.Bernie Ecclestone "Singapore owes many of us, our League has done a lot for this state. Yes, Formula 1 has always been expensive, but now the whole world knows about Singapore not only as a transit airport.Local authorities believe that already have achieved all their goals, which created his image, and therefore refuse to hold a new Grand Prix in the future."Race in Singapore is held since 2008. The current contract runs until 2017.
Team Force India, as in the past year, the request was sent Bernie on receipt of advance payment. However, this will require agreement of all teams participating in the championship.Teams receive all the instalment payments from February to November, and the amount of payments depends on the space in the Cup consturction and historical value of the stables. But the problem is that funds for the construction of a new car is needed in December and January, so many small stables are experiencing a serious shortage of funds. In this lies the main reason Force India to Bernie Ecclestone.
The head of Formula 1 Bernie Ecclestone believes that the barriers on the tracks will solve all problems.Bernie Ecclestone "If you put walls on the slopes, it does not hurt. In Monaco, Singapore, Baku they are, and no one complains. The accident was not led to dire consequences. If you raise the height of the white line in some turns, 40 cm, this will solve all the issues with travel outside of the track. The problem is that at the Grand Prix works of three of the steward, and everyone has their own opinion to disqualify, to punish or nothing happened. It is difficult to find a common denominator in the incident, while small barriers simply rid them of finding a solution to the dispute".Earlier, Daniel ricciardo and Nico Hulkenberg were in favor of what is necessary to return sand trap.
The head of Formula 1 Bernie Ecclestone believes that all problems of modern Ferrari in the Italian leadership, and mentality.Bernie Ecclestone "I hope Ferrari will take over the head, join together and start to win. I remember personally asked Jean Todt to take his place as head of the Scuderia. It was risky for him, because at that time Ferrari was all Italian, even the leadership. It was the first alien. I told them that when he brings the first title, once it is found and some distant Italian roots Todt.Now history repeats itself Ferrari all Italian, all the leaders from Italy. They need new people from outside".
The head of Formula 1 Bernie Ecclestone has admitted that not very happy to see Ross Brawn.Bernie Ecclestone "I do not quite happy and not quite understand what is happening. I would like to see Ross Advisor to the FIA, but what's he going to do here with me We don't need engineer or specialist in the field of technology. Don't know what he's planning, didn't talk to him for a long time. I don't keep in contact with him, but what is happening, I don't like".According to rumors, brown signed a contract with the new owners of Formula 1 and next season will be the sports Director of the championship.
The organizers of the Grand Prix of Malaysia intend to terminate the contract with the leadership of Formula 1. The reason - a serious loss of interest in the stage from the fans.Attendance at the Grand Prix of Malaysia dropped significantly. Perhaps this is due to the fact that the neighborhood is more attractive Singapore Grand Prix. The organizers intend to terminate the contract, which runs until 2018, and during the Grand Prix of Abu Dhabi, Bernie Ecclestone will discuss the opportunity.According to German publication Speed Week, most likely, in the season-2017 Malaysian Grand Prix will remain, but in 2018 step removed from the calendar.Race held in Malaysia since 1999. The track is Sepang, which takes a stage, is one of the first "Telcogames".
According to information posted on the pages of the magazine Auto Bild, the former head of Ferrari and Mercedes Ross brown should replace on a post of the head of Formula 1 Bernie Ecclestone.It is known that brown has already signed a contract with Liberty Media, the new owner of the championship. Rumor has it that everything is aligned and among the leadership of the FIA. It remains only to wait for an official statement.Only, there is no information about what you will do Bernie Ecclestone and what will be its new role in this sport.
Recently Bernie Ecclestone said that Lewis Hamilton would be more suited to the role of a champion than Nico Rosberg. Pilot Mercedes, is now leading the championship, hurried to answer it.Nico Rosberg "I'm here to win races, not to please everyone around. All will be people who will be against me".
The head of Formula 1 Bernie Ecclestone believes that the problem of Ferrari is that it has no support in the face of the consultant.Bernie Ecclestone "Ferrari has everything you need to fight for the victory the technical base, the staff, the pilots. The problem is most likely in the staff. I'm not saying that you need someone to change, on the contrary, we still have to recruit a couple of people.When Ferrari was in a crisis situation in the 1990s, I convinced the team to take Jean Todt, who led her to victory. And now - there is no reason to change Arrivabene, he should take the help of a good consultant".
The head of Formula 1 Bernie Ecclestone knew that he, as a Manager, it is more profitable to see as world champion Lewis Hamilton rather than Nico Rosberg.Bernie Ecclestone "it is a Pity that the media only gives half of what I say. I have nothing against Nico. He's a great driver, but Lewis is a great Ambassador for Formula 1 worldwide.Rosberg is a worthy champion, because did a great job and scored more points. But look at what kind of work does Lewis outside of the track. He comes on talk shows, appearing on red carpets, he is promoting a brand of Formula 1 worldwide. And for me, as a promoter, there's no one better".
28 October is the birthday of Bernie Ecclestone, the head of Administration of the Formula 1, the actual owner of a large circus. This year it celebrates its 85th anniversary.Once he competed in British Formula 3, and in 1958 he wrote his name in the history of Formula 1 as a member of two races. Then in Monaco and Silverstone he tried his hand behind the wheel of a Connaught Alta, but further training is not gone. He then engaged in the automobile business, Patagonia spare parts and used cars. Simultaneously performed the duties of Manager of some pilots.In the early 1970s, he bought the Brabham team, which showed the world famous designer Gordon Murray and the equally famous pilot Nelson Piquet. It is with the Peak Ecclestone has won two Championships in 1981 and 1983 the results are Then Brabham went down, just because Bernie is interested in a higher purpose. In the 80s he was able to make the head of the FIA his man max Mosley, and he for many years got the reins of the Formula 1.
Before the United States Grand Prix there were rumors that Ron Dennis will leave the post of the head of McLaren. The head of Formula 1 Bernie Ecclestone has admitted that he doesn't even want to think about a possible retirement from racing Dennis.Bernie Ecclestone "If I was planning to create a team of Formula 1, you will certainly would like to see Ron Dennis. He, like anyone else, doing their job. It's an incredible talent, and I find it funny to watch those who want to oust him as leader.This man loves his job, and everyone should support him and not to put a spoke in the wheel".
Head of Mercedes Toto Wolff admitted that his team remains in the championship.Toto Wolff "We welcome the arrival of the Americans in the championship. The new owners will certainly raise the F1 to a new level. The changes will begin only after 2020, as the agreement between the teams, FIA and Bernie Ecclestone is calculated to the end of the season 2020. Then there will be new managers, implementing their program. We have to analyse and understand, whether to continue playing on. Meantime, we guarantee its presence in the championship until the end of the season in 2020.Recall that the Mercedes factory team acts in Formula 1 since 2010.
The new head of the championship chase Carrie is sure that he will be able to achieve a new growth in popularity of the championship, which failed to achieve Bernie Ecclestone.Carrie chase "we Have a lot of ideas and I'm sure I'll be able to achieve growth of popularity of Formula 1. I know how to achieve revenue growth, because the possibilities are so many, they are endless.Ecclestone has done a lot for these races, the whole world is grateful to him for that. If Formula 1 was nothing to do, I wouldn't be here. New opportunities attracted my attention to this project.
The head of Formula 1 Bernie Ecclestone called the best pilot in the history of Formula 1.Bernie Ecclestone "it's Hard to say who's the best. But if I had to choose over all the years, I probably would say that this is Alain Prost. He was better than Schumacher or Senna. Michael helped the team and partners, and in some moments it was Senna.But Simple such privileges was not. He always had rivals, even within their own team".
Head of Mercedes Toto Wolff said that without Bernie Ecclestone the world of Formula 1 will collapse.Toto Wolff "Look at what Bernie has done over the last 40 years. The world of Formula 1 is the pinnacle of Motorsport in the world. Many people always think that they know the issue better, they say that it is necessary to do so, the price to be changed. But words are worth nothing.The truth is that when you sit in a chair, you have to accept these decisions, and there is no one better than Bernie's".
Company Liberty Media intends to become the new owner of Formula 1. Officially announced that at the first stage it will redeem for 18.7 of the shares of the championship Fund CVC Capitals.In the first phase the company will spend 746 million dollars. In the future, Liberty Media is going to become the main shareholder, and the transaction amount is estimated at 4 billion. From the former owner, the Fund CVC Capitals, remain of 24.7 stake in the championship.The new Chairman of the Board of Directors of the championship will be chase Carey. Before holding this post, Peter Brabeck-Letmathe will become a non-Executive Director. The Executive Director will retain Bernie Ecclestone.Representatives of Liberty Media have already said that Formula 1 teams will be given the opportunity to become co-owners of the championship. It is known that the leading teams interested in this proposal.
The coming change of the owner of the championship, but the head of Formula 1 Bernie Ecclestone said that still remains in the post of Executive Director for at least another three years.Bernie Ecclestone "After long negotiations it was decided that I would stay in Formula 1 in the role of Executive Director. I will work the same as before. I will negotiate with the owners of the tracks, broadcasters, sponsors, promoters. I am also pleased that the Board of Directors have now entered the chase Carrie. He will certainly be able to achieve the profits where I couldn't do in social media".
The ex-pilot of Formula 1 Martin Brandl believes that changes are coming in Formula 1, and they will happen very soon.Martin Brundle, Bernie Ecclestone is a dictator and Formula 1 need such a person. Bernie loves no one, and this despite the fact that I've seen hundreds of people who believe that they are under the special protection of Ecclestone. Many people think that he values them more than others. But the game is Bernie, he does this in order to disarm needed in his business people. No emotions to people he does not feel.The only problem with dictators - they have no continuity. There is no one to replace him, there's nobody to pass the whole business. Rapid changes are coming in Formula 1, and they will be very painful".
Head Red Bull Christian Horner commented on the rumors that Bernie Ecclestone might soon leave his post.Christian Horner "I heard about all these rumors, but I hope that the race in Italy will not be his last. I don't want Bernie left.I think all the news about caring, sharing of responsibilities and other such things should expect in the coming weeks. Rumors very much, but it is necessary to wait only official statements. Until all issues upstairs will not be solved, no one will know what will happen next.
The head of Formula 1 Bernie Ecclestone expressed support for max Verstappen, on whose head was a barrage of criticism after a number of past races.Bernie Ecclestone "As for me, the pilots then raced to fight, and all of these rules with white stripes, one or two movements of a wheel is ridiculous I'm sorry that these rules interfere with this man's struggle. It's just nonsense when we have to start last after a small repair in the engine. I don't ravitsya as criticism Verstappen".