Jules BianchiВсе о Jules Bianchi
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 young pilot Charles LeClair, who next year is likely to be a pilot Sauber, said the recent tragedies in life made him stronger.Charles Leclerc "it Was a very difficult time. I lost my best friend, Jules Bianchi, then his father. But I think it made me stronger, and now I see life differently.I don't think I would be hard in Formula 1. I remember that Alonso started with Minardi. I, too, can rise to the top teams".
Boris Rotenberg, founder and Director of the program of development of Russian Motorsport SMP Racing, announced the inclusion of the pilot SMP Racing Robert Schwartzman part of the Racing Academy of Ferrari FDA, in which Robert will be trained and participate in competitions under the program of Ferrari.Schwartzman became the first Russian to be invited to the Academy. He will be trained under the special program of training of the pilots, will take part in trainings and events to the FDA. The ultimate goal of participation in the Racing Academy Ferrari the development of Robert, his preparation for the performance in Formula 1. The Russian driver will compete in the world racing Championships as part of a joint program of the FDA and SMP Racing.Robert Schwartzman is one of the most promising riders of the youth program SMP Racing. Since 2014 he serves in the youth formulas, on account of his a number of victories won in the fight with the strongest opponents from around the world. In the season-2017 Russia stands in the prestigious Junior series, Eurocup Formula Renault 2.0. In nine stages, Robert has won five pole positions and four times he rose to the highest step of the award podium.Racing Academy of Ferrari was founded in 2009 and is preparing pilots of the youth series for their subsequent performances in the Formula 1. Purpose the FDA is giving young riders opportunities for learning and improving their motor skills, developing their physical and mental preparation. Also, the FDA young drivers are introduced to economic aspects of Motorsport as well as teach working with the media. Graduates of the Academy of Ferrari in different times, were Jules Bianchi, Sergio Perez, Daniel Zampieri, Rafael, Marcello and others. To date, under the auspices of the FDA are 7 pilots from different countries not counting Robert Schwartzman Giuliano Alesi, Marcus Armstrong, Enzo Fittipaldi, Anthony Fuoco, Charles LeClair, Guan Yu Zhou, Callum Illot. The racers compete in Formula 2, GP3 and Formula 4.The program SMP Racing is a longtime partner of Ferrari. On these cars the Russians began performances in international racing series in 2012, the pilots SMP Racing Ferrari first won the famous race "24 hours Le Mana" in 2015 and racing series GT3 Le Mans Cup in 2016. In seasons 2015-2017, in partnership with the SMP Racing Ferrari factory team acts in the world Championship on races on endurance FIA WEC. On account of the racing team whose Ferrari are on the sides of the logo SMP Racing, 4 wins on the stages of the championship 2017, including at a recent race in Japan, and 4 conquered the podium. The pilots occupy the 1 and 3 positions of the GTE Pro standings.
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.
The President of the FIA Jean Todt said that he was impressed by the points Jules Bianchi, speaking in the slowest team of the peloton Marussia.Jean Todt "I knew that the guy has a chance to succeed in Monaco. I was confident in him, in his talent. On paper the chances of the Bianchi were, but because it's Monaco, then you can never be sure something is 100.Obviously, it was surprising that he succeeded. His courage and confidence energized the entire team for success. It was his weekend.I remember how he overtook Kobayashi. It was risky with the touch pass. But he did it. He brought the team points, which in the future saved it from bankruptcy".In Monaco 2014 Bianchi finished 9th and earned only in the history of Marussia glasses. In the same year at the Japanese Grand Prix the Frenchman was involved in a serious accident.
Before the start of season 2017 pilot Sauber Pascal Wehrlein remembered how he acted in the Manor.Pascal Wehrlein "I'm incredibly happy with my performance at the Manor last year. If you look at the results, I five times took place in the second round of qualifying. I was the only pilot of the team, who all managed to get to the second round of qualifying. To me this was made only Jules Bianchi.I am very happy with my season. I exceeded all his teammates in the qualifying fight. Of course, during the first season, you always make mistakes, but overall I am very pleased with the results".
The first car Ferrari for the season-ready 2017, according to Italian publication Gazzetta dello Sport.Presentation of the new machine will be held on February 24 at the factory site in Fiorano. There will also be up and running within the so-called shooting day. Full tests will begin in Barcelona on February 27.According to available information, the novelty will receive index F17-JB, in honor of the deceased in 2014 Jules Bianchi.
In the blog of Santander, which is a partner of Ferrari, there was a note that the new machine Scuderia will receive the index SF17-JB in honor of Jules Bianchi.But then the entry disappeared, and instead appeared the following "Sorry We're getting ahead of ourselves. The new name Ferrari are yet to be announced officially".
Pilot Jules Bianchi, who was killed in the accident during the race, the Japanese Grand Prix of 2014 season will be honored in his hometown of nice. 23 Jan in nice will host the opening ceremony of the street was renamed in his honor.The street is located between Rue du Sapin and Avenue Pierre de Coubertin.
The team of the Manor at the end of 2015 brought a profit of 51 million euros. As the Executive Director of the Manor Vincent Casey, the moment saved the team from collapse and gave the opportunity to pay all the bills. It is clear that an important, if not the main role, played ninth place teams at the end of the 2014 season, which earned the stable victim Jules Bianchi.In addition, the report command of your financial situation shows that a huge investment in March last year, was made by the businessman from the UK, Steve Fitzpatrick. Bringing in a team of almost 42 million euros, he became its owner. Now, the code team started to generate income, the Fitzpatrick leads the talk about the sale of Manor. Now the most real candidates for this role are Indonesian group of investors and Ron Dennis, removed from the leadership at McLaren at the end of 2016.
Pilot Red Bull Daniel Riccardo said that he was constantly thinking about his deceased friend Jules Bianchi.Daniel ricciardo "I and Jules played together in the Junior racing series. We were friends, so his death changed me a lot. Nothing in life seriously affected me his death.Before this terrible incident, I didn't realize how lucky I am that I live the kind of life that act in Formula 1. After the incident with my friend I began to appreciate life, enjoy it and don't look to the future. I realized one important thing if you constantly focus on the goal, can not see the way to it. I was taught Jules".
The father of Jules Bianchi has said that the investigation into the death of his son on the track in Suzuka is still ongoing.Philippe Bianchi "I continue to look for answers, utilizing for this purpose all forces. Evidence of death is not enough. The police and FIA had a very weak investigation.Our goal is to get to the truth, to prove that Jules is not to blame for the accident, to ensure that in future no such incidents. We need the truth. I can't live a normal life, it is normal to grieve for her son in these conditions. First you need to deal with this case.We have proved a number of errors in the investigation of police and the FOM. Also, we still have not provided the footage FOM the scene of the accident with the car of Jules. This would shed light on the events".
Pilot Red Bull Daniel Riccardo has dedicated his victory to Jules Bianchi, two years ago was in a deadly accident at Suzuka.Daniel ricciardo "it's been a little over two years since my last victory, and it was two long years.It was, of course, the fateful year when I lost a good friend of Jules Bianchi. I find it hard to accept this loss. I wanted to win before, but released only now. I dedicate this victory to Bianchi.I am very glad that could win, that we can fight with the best teams and drivers. Now I dream of winning the title".
The father of Jules Bianchi has said that he would do everything in order to know the whole truth about the accident his son, carefully concealed from the public FIA.Philippe Bianchi "I am not satisfied with the arguments of the officials of the FIA. I know that the Federation was admitted careless mistakes during the race. Immediately after the accident, I began my investigation because I wanted to know the truth. The free access is all the accident of Formula 1, even the most terrible fatalities, but the accident Jules no. I am sure that records of accidents, a great many, but the FIA and FOM don't want to show them that people did not see the whole truth.I was at the scene, analyze the trajectory and examined the rotation and can't understand why my son is in there off the road. He was not responsible for this, because the race had to be stopped, there wasn't supposed to be green flags and the tractor. It was error, FIA.
Father Jules Bianchi, Philip said that now it is difficult to fight for the life of the project to preserve the memory of his son. We are talking about the program of support of young pilots that should be launched next year.Philippe Bianchi "it is very hard, nothing works. Our entire family is overwhelmed with grief of what happened. The wound is huge, so it can be forgotten or come to terms with this loss. I am pleased that people remember about Jules and often say, but if we fail to maintain the memory of it, it all will quickly be forgotten.We've got a few projects to honor his memory, but they are connected with financing. At first, many people promised their support, but now things have changed somewhat. Only the pilots kept their promise, selling at auction personal things".
Triple world champion Jackie Stewart believes that Jules Bianchi to blame for his fatal crash.Jackie Stewart "For me, in that situation it's obvious. Bianchi's own fault that died. On the road were double yellow flags, he had to get ready at any moment to stop the car, but instead decided to exploit the situation and to catch up with the peloton. His speed was too high for this track".
The father of Jules Bianchi admitted that he still cannot come to terms with the death of his son, so prematurely departed from this world.Philippe Bianchi "every day and Every time I see his picture, I cry. The loss of a child is something that is not normal. For any parent who loses a child, it is a heavy burden. It's hard for me hard for his mother, it is difficult for everyone.I lost the most important thing in my life, and I have nothing more to lose. I want the memory of Jules was good. It's just impossible for me and his mother to hear that the accident was his fault".
The father of Jules Bianchi continues to look for those responsible for the death of his son. Philippe Bianchi stated that someone intimidates pilots so that they are not telling the truth.Philippe Bianchi "I spoke with all the pilots, and all agree that in the race the visibility was zero, the conditions were terrible and should have stopped her. One pilot refused to go on camera, saying nothing to say. They are afraid to Express their opinion on this matterWithout camera all tell me the same thing that it wasn't a mistake Jules that it was a mistake of the organizers and the FIA".
For the race in Monaco, the French pilot Romain Grosjean Haas has prepared a new painting the helmet, dedicated to his compatriot Jules Bianchi.In 2014, Bianchi finished in ninth place in the Monaco Grand Prix, earning the first points for the team Marussia. Four months later, Jules died during a race in Japan.
Former FIA President Max Mosley believes that 15 years ago the accident Fernando Alonso could ultimately lead to the death of the pilot.Max Mosley "15 or 20 years ago, the accident would not have ended well. It's hard to say for sure, but earlier a similar accident certainly led to injuries of varying complexity, or the death of the pilot. Things are different now, fortunately for Alonso and all the other pilots.A terrible accident with a fatal outcome still happen - think of Jules Bianchi, but now we increasingly think that even a serious accident will not lead to consequences that would be 20 years ago.
The engine, gearbox KP and the monocoque of the car McLaren Fernando Alonso survived in the accident, which occurred during the race GP Australia, despite serious damage to the car.The total damage received by the car as a result of the departure of Alonso in the gravel at the speed of 300 km/h after a collision with Esteban Gutierrez, is estimated at 300 000 Euro.However, much of the broken elements of carbon fiber and other disposable components.The only real damage the chassis suffered at the point of attachment of the front suspension. This damage is repairable and therefore the chassis may be used later in the year.Former FIA President Max Mosley commented on the accident Alonso in GP of Australia, noting the significant progress in improving safety in Formula 1 over the past two decades."Of course, there happens a terrible accident, like the one that was hit by Jules Bianchi. But in accidents like the one that was hit by Alonso, and now you expect the pilot to just get out of the car. It couldn't be 20 years ago," Mosley is quoted by The Telegraph.
The father of Jules Bianchi believes that the new security system for the head of the pilot, inspected on the tests in Barcelona, it wouldn't have saved his son in the unfortunate accident in Japan.Philippe Bianchi "I Can safely say that this project is only a small step forward in terms of security. Yes, if the pilot flies the wheel, the system will work. But if I repeat a story that happened to Felipe Massa or Justin Wilson, it won't change anything. This development doesn't solve anything.Also with my son this system wouldn't work. My son wasn't killed by the blow, and a sharp decline in speed. In any case, the new security system needs work, because its appearance and intended purpose is questionable".
Alexander Wurz is the President of the Association of pilots of Formula 1 - GPDA, does the work without much publicity, but it is very effective. This approach did not remain without attention of the ex-pilot of Formula 1 David Coulthard.David Coulthard "Alexander Wurz does a fantastic job on the post of the President. And last year clearly showed that the work of the Association today is incredibly important, as in the classical era of Formula 1. The tragedy with Jules Bianchi and Justin Wilson again made everyone turn to the issue of security. Wurz helps pilots to be together, protects their interests and works without unnecessary publicity".
Williams reserve driver Adrian Sutil last year was the pilot of the Sauber and saw myself as crashed Jules Bianchi.Adrian Sutil "There are moments in life that can change your life forever. I first saw an accident of this kind, it was scary. It took me many months to stop thinking about what happened.This accident changed my life forever, I otherwise feel about life, work and racing. It's hard for me to go back to Suzuka, because Bianchi was my friend".
Sporting Director Graham Manor Loudon told that in Japan, where a year ago crashed Jules Bianchi, his team will be extremely difficult.Graham Loudon "We constantly think in Bianchi. And if Monaco were mostly pleasant memories, now, upon arrival in Japan, we'll be much to worry about. Now in our hearts just ache. We must be strong, must perform well and work this Grand Prix. We need to focus my energies on preparing for the race. We need to be here for him".
During the Singapore Grand Prix place Roberto merhi Manor-Marussia is Alexander Rossi. Also 23-year-old American will race in Japan, the USA, Mexico and Brazil.In 2012-2014 Rossi worked as a test driver for Caterham. In the second half of last season he joined Marussia and almost debuted in the Grand Prix of Belgium due to financial problems max Chilton team decided to substitute for Rossi, but at the last moment the sponsors of the British transferred the funds and returned to his place in the cockpit. At the end of the year, Rossi had to replace the injured Jules Bianchi, but the team due to lack of funding missed a few races.
Three-time champion of Formula 1 Jackie Stewart believes that rush with closed cockpits impossible.Jackie Stewart "This is a very complex issue requiring careful inspection and analysis. Your own experiments. You see, in one case, a closed cockpit you will save, and the other will become a cause of death.At the moment I can think of two deaths due to head injury death of Henry Certeza and Justin Wilson. Jules Bianchi would not have helped - such power was a blow.Problems can arise with the evacuation of the pilot after the accident, and I'm not even talking about the proper level of ventilation of a monocoque during rain or extreme heat".
The head of Mercedes Toto Wolff believes it is time to think about closed cockpits seriously because of a fatal accident go one by one.Toto Wolff "in a short period of time we have already witnessed many terrible accidents with fatalities Maria de Villotta, Jules Bianchi and Justin Wilson. Was the accident of Felipe Massa, but he was very lucky.Therefore, if a closed cockpit or another solution can be a solution, we must consider such an option. The safety of the pilot is the main direction of our development. Everything must be carefully considered to make the right decision".Earlier in Mercedes offered the original protection of the open cockpit.
At the circuit Magny-Cours is coming to its end restoration complex boxes where on the third floor of the hall of fame will be open named Jules Bianchi.It is no coincidence that hall chose this place, because in Magny-Cours, the French pilot has achieved the title of champion of the Formula Renault 2.0, and spent a wonderful test driving cars Ferrari and Force India.The head of the track Serge Saunier "the Family of the pilot gave the permission for the opening of this hall of fame. He will be named after Jules Bianchi. The opening is scheduled for August 29".