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New Williams technical Director Paddy Lowe believes that the British team is quite able to fight for the title.Paddy Lowe "Engines the same for all teams Mercedes, so it is possible to win the world Cup, even being a customer of this company. Look at Red Bull - they are the client team, but have a number of titles.Here the main question in the budget. If little money, then the engines will not help you. The challenge is how to best use the resources that you have and simultaneously increase the resource base. So Williams has all the chances to return one day to the top".The last time the pilot Williams became the champion in 1997.
The head of McLaren Zach brown said that the shareholders and sponsors certainly want to see the victory of their team.Zach brown "we Have very rich owners who want to see victory. They are not going to increase the budget, they want to see to start the progress.We have many ways to fill the budget, he's rather big. Honda this year also made a fantastic contribution. Now it is important to dispose of the funds and try to break through to the top".
Deputy head of the Force India Rob Fearnley believes that the championship is only ten teams, among which, it is fair to allocate the income.Rob Fearnley "I think that the Liberty need to work closely with the FIA, because the current provision of 12 teams does not work. We need well-developed team, good beginners. Like Haas, who did everything to achieve recognition and their prize.If you look at the peloton, there must be teams with contracts for a minimum of three to five years, with a team of 400 people and a budget of 300 million. 12 teams will never be able to afford it, so you should focus only on the ten.I would love in future to see Force India in the championship. Our staff has grown, we are making progress. Today we have ten teams who are able to show a good show, ten well-funded, high-quality Formula 1 teams. We should not look for two more.With all due respect to Manor, if someone comes to buy them, it is too late. The opportunity was only in the last year".
The head of Renault, Cyril Abiteboul said that his team received for the season 2017, the budget is not worst than many teams.Cyril abiteboul "We will get better financing, and only three top teams will have a large budget. We not only clear the position of McLaren in the financing of the team.We will be able to fight on equal terms with Williams, Force India, Toro Rosso. I expect that our pace of development is stronger than the mentioned teams.When it comes to the big teams at the forefront of the strategy five years of progress. During this time we plan to catch the leaders and start fighting with them".
Deputy head Williams Claire Williams hopes that limit budgets will help her team to fight for the title.Claire Williams "Our team is now able to your budget to thrive only in the middle of the peloton, while larger teams clearly ahead of us in the financial area. But the limit budgets, which depends on the number of staff that can work in our favor. If we sit at the negotiating table and resolve the issue, then Williams will have a chance to fight for the title".According to experts, the budget Williams is 125 million Euro against, for example, of 390 million euros from Ferrari.
Race engineer Williams Rob Smedley believes that the new rules will mix the peloton, however, will hardly change anything in its essence.Rob Smedley "I hope that the new rules will significantly modify the balance of power, but I'm not sure that the hierarchy really will change completely.In Formula 1 no one has ever won the world Cup without a significant budget. Money is now necessary to count to the last cent.Perhaps the new rules will lead to the fact that the rich teams for the first time will lose its strength, and the first six races can get quite unique. The opportunity and need to use".
The pilot Toro Rosso Carlos Sainz admitted that now he is completely not thinking about podiums in his career.Carlos Sainz "to Talk about his first podium right now - utopia. To fight with McLaren this year will be a new challenge for us. They have a bigger budget, which we can only dream of".
Sports Director of the Formula 1 Ross Brawn said that he had a number of ideas on how to reduce the gaps between the teams.Ross Brawn "I Have an idea that we should study and possibly use in 2018 or 2019. We need to take a cue from teams Leicester city, which for the year with a limited budget was able to fly up of the candidates for relegation. This example would be perfect for Formula 1. It is a pity that we now have no such opportunity,".
The former head of Ferrari Stefano Domenicali is currently the CEO of Lamborghini, and rumor has it that he may return to the championship as the leader of the new team.Stefano Domenicali "You have raised a very painful touch to my soul. I want to be very honest with you - today we have other priorities and we should focus on them.In the future Motorsport has always been part of the Lamborghini, so if Formula 1 is a little will change its format, then why notIt is important for us to come into the world of Formula 1 with the correct budget that will be spent only on race and not on entertainment and luxury. Now everything is different.If things were to change, we will come in these races".
The President of Ferrari Sergio Marchionne said the Formula 1 is indeed too expensive entertainment.Sergio Marchionne "While we saw a decline in the costs of using wind tunnels, and the supply of engines. But it's just ineffective measures. The reality is that Formula 1 is an extremely expensive sport.There are factory teams from Renault and Mercedes, the big companies that can focus on development in a broad sense and is to cover costs becomes very dangerous.I accept the movement of the sport to lower costs, but much depends on us and how we adapt to these requirements. But I do not believe that a limited budget will be able to work. The problem is that with the restrictions we end up going to work in very limited areas to make the car competitive".
The pilot Force India Sergio Perez admitted that he believes in the possibility of a fight for third place.Sergio Perez "this year we have a great opportunity to become the most prolific team. Changes in rules are giving us a chance to make a long-awaited breakthrough in the top three.Every year we go up so I can see good potential for the next step. I think our budget is pretty well balanced for the next season from the point of view of what we can do in terms of modernization.We are not a top team, but we have the potential to be. If you succeed, the battle for third place could get very hot".Last season, Force India finished fourth, ahead of Williams.
Haas Director Gunther Steiner told me that his team was able to stay within budget for 2016.Gunther Steiner "Our budget differs from the budgets of all other teams, so we have much to be proud of, because the team was able to invest in its frame in 2016. We had a clear plan we followed and it works It gives hope and daring conclusion that Haas's way different from all the other teams in the League, and we have a future.We did not ask additional money from Haas, we are at the beginning of the year outlined what and how much it will cost. The specified budget was enough, so we have proved that we can fight for points and to meet their goals".
At the end of the season Nico hlkenberg will leave Force India, as he has already signed a multi-year contract with Renault. Indian team is in no hurry to find a replacement.Robert Fearnley, Deputy team principal "We consider all options, but the decision will be taken by Vijay Malia. In any case, this issue will not be discussed, until we get back from Mexico.We will not give up a talented pilot, behind which are the sponsors. But honestly, Nico didn't bring us the money, so his departure will not affect our budget. Vijay Malia will evaluate all candidates according to the results".It is known that the place in the Force India claim protg Mercedes Pascal Wehrlein and two cash pilot Sauber.
We already wrote that Red Bull is likely going to poach from McLaren major sponsor ExxonMobil. However, as it turns out, the British team itself refused to cooperate with the American oil company.According to the publication Financial Times, McLaren has found a new partner in the person of British oil company BP. The deal is valued at 35 million euros per year. It is expected that in Formula 1, the BP will promote your brand to Castrol. Obviously, the cooperation with McLaren will not be limited with the budget and relate to the creation of fuel and lubricants.The Castrol brand is well known in Formula 1. In different years of his logos appeared on the machine Wolf, Brabham, Lotus, Williams and Jaguar. In 1979 and 1980 with partner, Castrol was the McLaren team.
German Pascal Wehrlein with the backing of Mercedes, has admitted that talks with Force India team on the place in the season of 2017.Pascal Wehrlein "In Force India I have a free place and we are negotiating with them. Let's see what happens.Now I focus on racing in the Manor. We want to finish the season on a good position."It is known that Wehrlein got a place in Manor thanks to Mercedes, which has provided about 3 million to 4 million euros in the form of discounts on their engines. A similar scenario may develop a partnership with Force India.However, there is information that the place in the Force India claim the Brazilian Felipe Nasr, sponsors to Supplement the budget of the team in the amount of about 15-18 million euros.
In connection with the transition Nico of Force India in the team Renault in the middle group the position became quite attractive for pilots with good sponsorship, which include Felipe Nasr, speaking for the Sauber.According to available information, sponsors Brazilian driver willing to pay 18 million dollars. Such a contribution to the budget will be very useful for Force India in terms of the new technical regulations. Besides, with the speed at Nasr's not all that bad.Also to place in Force India claims to be a protege of Mercedes Pascal Wehrlein. In return the German company is ready to offer its engines at the rate of 4 milliondollars.I wonder which option you will choose in the Force India.
Manor race Director Dave Ryan said that his team is ready to keep the pilots for the next season without changes.Dave Ryan "We are now busy analyzing all the candidates for the role of the pilots in the team. We are satisfied with the performances of Pascal Wehrlein, which shows real class. You can also copes with his work, and you can see that the guy has potential. Many teams would like to get these pilots, and I want to see them in the Manor for the next season.We are making progress together, we give pilots more fast cars. If they fulfill their part of the contract, then the place will be for them."Obviously, by "their part of the contract" refers to the sponsor's investment in the budget team. The cost of space in the Manor is estimated at 10-15 million euros.
Father of Lewis Hamilton is convinced that now everyone in Formula 1 is decided by money alone.Anthony Hamilton "the Youth Motorsport is still very expensive, it encourages those in the motor sport with the dream of Formula 1, or real talents who aspire to the top. Formula 1 may come to the fact that the majority of pilots will pay for their seats instead of coming to those who become Champions in the Junior series.In our time, we just worked hard to gain the favor of Ron Dennis, but now it's not enough. In the Junior series, many pilots who win Championships but don't have the budget or patrons in order to get into Formula 1".It is worth noting that Lewis Hamilton, exactly ten years ago I conducted the first tests of Formula 1 driving a McLaren after he became the champion GP2.
Spare the pilot of the Manor Rio Haryanto still teplit hopes to return to racing in the season 2017.Rio Haryanto "it's a shame, but better to be a spare pilot than to leave the championship. These things happen in racing, so you need to maintain concentration. I work in a team, learning a lot during the Grand Prix, briefings, monitor the work of fighter pilots.I have a chance to return to racing next year, so don't lose heart and work hard on implementing this goal."Obviously, everything will depend on the budget of the Indonesian pilot. There will be 10-15 million euros - will be a combat pilot.
Autosport Pirelli Director Paul hembery believes that it is best for Formula 1 teams conduct pre-season tire tests in warm countries.Paul hembery "the teams even the tail of the peloton are the first races to show good results, pre-season tire tests should be conducted in countries where air temperature and tracks close to those that will be during the Grand Prix. Conduct tests in Barcelona, where in the morning is ice on the puddles is a wrong decision. It is best to conduct tests in Bahrain or Abu Dhabi.Teams complain that it entails additional costs, but the problem is not lack of money but they are spent. Previously, we carried out tests for months, and the budgets were much less than now".
The pilot Toro Rosso Daniel Quat admitted that he would like to stay in the Toro Rosso next season.Daniel Quat "Toro Rosso is, of course, would be a fantastic option. I like the team, and I believe that she's comfortable with me. I think the rules and the car of next year is more suitable to my style of piloting. James Key has proved that he is good at building fast cars. This can be proved by the first test results in the winter.Our budget for development is somewhat limited, but the new machine will be very fast. I think that next year will be very interesting.
The company Renault has decided to increase the budget of their factory team to quickly achieve success.Cyril, Abitbul, the head of Renault Sport "the Budget team will be increased in the near future. Originally a five-year plan with a specific amount of investment, but a couple of weeks ago decided to increase investment to accelerate. Now we will try to get the lead as soon as possible".This season Renault is ninth in the constructors ' championship and ahead of only the Manor and Sauber.
Last year one of the sponsors of the Ferrari was a Mexican telecommunications company Claro, owned by businessman Carlos slim. As informs German edition Auto Bild, slim is ready to increase its financial contribution to the budget, if next season there will be a Mexican pilot.It is, of course, Sergio Perez. On the eve of the canadian Grand Prix Mexicans began to call a possible replacement for Kimi Raikkonen, whose contract expires at the end of this year. As stated by German journalists, in case of signing of the contract with Peres, the size of the sponsorship from the Sliema may increase to eight sum.
Ron Dennis would Not be surprised if a couple of teams will not be able to complete the current season
The head of McLaren, Ron Dennis said that this season of Formula-1 may lose a few teams.Ron Dennis "There are teams who have serious financial problems. Do not be surprised if a couple of teams will not be able to complete the current season. They spend more than they earn in any business it leads to collapse.In our sport many believe in miracles and believe that any this revision will help to achieve significant progress, and therefore just waste money. In Formula 1 should learn not to do that. Even we, having a stable budget, sometimes limit ourselves to allow the team to function properly. Unfortunately, these tactics do not all adhere to".It is known that serious financial problems at Sauber. The team regularly detain the salary, and it left some key experts. It is also known that at the end of the season Sauber will leave the title sponsor Banco do Brazil.The second team can be a Force India. The Indian authorities have serious claims to the owner of the team Vijay Malia, the debts of which exceed one billion dollars.
Parallels and Acronis, which is headed by Russian businessman Sergei Belousov, will be sponsorme, Daniil Kvyat and Toro Rosso.Sergey Belousov in an interview Tape.url "We took the decision to maintain a stable for several reasons. First, we have long been familiar with Daniel Cuatom and discussed with the Toro Rosso possible partnership even before his move to Red Bull. Secondly, we are close to the philosophy of Formula 1, where, as in our industry, success is achieved through the collective efforts of many people. And we have the utmost respect for the head of Toro Rosso Franz Toast. I'm no expert in Formula 1, but, in my opinion, Daniel is more comfortable in the Toro Rosso. The Red Bull team sharpened on commercial results, which is good. But Toro Rosso is a pure race. And we believe that with such potential and passion this team will win with any budget. Of course, Verstappen is a first - class pilot, but I think Kvyat will still show its results at the start of the season can't be happy".Belousov noted that Toro Rosso will benefit from its support as long as the team will be working Daniil Kvyat and French Toast.
Deputy head Williams Claire Williams is confident her team will return to the rank of leaders of the championship.Claire Williams "I really want this to happen soon. I just recently had a conversation with Pat Symonds on the topic of the return of the team to fight for the title.We understand that Formula 1 is a highly competitive environment without a good budget simply can't cope. We are fighting against these giants Ferrari, Mercedes, Red Bull and McLaren. It's hard to beat them, given that their financial capacity is through the roof.Every day we are mindful that the struggle for the third place, we need an additional 50 million pounds sterling. Every year everything is more expensive, but I believe that very soon we will be able to fight for victory."The last time the pilot Williams became the champion in 1997. The last time the team fought for the title in 2003. And the last victory was obtained at the Grand Prix of Spain 2012.
The former head of the Manor John Booth admitted that he did not doubt the successful debut of Haas in the championship of Formula-1.John Booth "Hass a big budget, and this is one of the main reasons for their success. They also helped work with Ferrari, close collaboration which began two years before debut.Technical support for the Scuderia has secured the young team a good start. They knew in advance that the results will be high."Team Manor formerly Marussia is also a couple of years got Ferrari engines, but the collaboration with Ferrari and was limited.
Although not a very good results in recent years, McLaren has no problems with finances.Eric Bulle, racing Director, McLaren "Our team is part of the McLaren Group, which last year received a serious profit. In addition, we received three sponsors Chandon, Richard Mille and Volvo Trucks. With three more sponsors we have extended the contracts. So that problems with the budget in the McLaren no."Don't forget that strong support has McLaren and Honda. The Japanese are not only free supply their power plants, but each year adding to the budget, according to various estimates, from 50 to 100 million.By the way, during the Australian Grand Prix on McLaren cars advertised toothpaste.
Currently the track in Sochi, host of the Formula 1 race, supported from the budget of Krasnodar territory. However, the authorities of the regions intend to abandon further support.Vladimir Beketov, Chairman of the legislative Assembly of the region, in an interview Kommersant "Very large amounts spent on road race was held. In may they will pass, and I think it would be appropriate if are prepared by applying to the relevant patterns. At the may session we declare that we are not able to support and contain the including the track of the Formula 1".