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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.
The head of Pirelli Marco provera Tronchetti hoped that the first three top teams will be closer to each other in 2018.Marco Tronchetti provera "I have to praise their employees because they worked a lot, and I think the pilots this year was fun. Tyres played an important role in the fight, and it is a source of pride. Next year will be a new very soft tire, but other tires tend to be softer.Nevertheless, I hope that Formula 1 will find opportunities to create a healthy competition between Mercedes, Ferrari and Red Bull. Category remains the pinnacle of Motorsport, and the audience still love her, but some races this year were not particularly interesting".
In the Toro Rosso refused the services of Daniil Kvyat. According to Igor Ermilina, former adviser to the President of the Russian automobile Federation, is it still possible to get a seat in the Williams team. However, there is a title sponsor takes a pilot over the age of 25.Igor Ermilin in an interview with Sport-Express "the Formula-1 world is very hard. There quite willingly allow themselves to terminate contracts in the interests of business. If they are well written, with relevant otstupny. It is important that Daniel now had a free hand. He now has time to try to negotiate with Williams, other jobs anymore. However, he's not the only candidate for this place.For sponsor age Kvyat will not be a serious limitation, and they can negotiate. He's old enough. The timing is good that it happened now when there is still a chance. Quite in the manner of Marco would make such a statement at the end of the season, then it would be too late.Sure Kvyat will race in next year, he is a fast driver and proved it. And your ability to handle stress he checked in the hassle, which he last year and a half satisfied with Dr. Marco. And continues to consistently perform, and proved at the Grand Prix of the United States. He's a valuable frame, I'm sure that Daniel is able to verify, for example, in endurance races. Perhaps he will be interested in the program SMP Racing, was created to support Russian racers. And Kvyat is now definitely need support".
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".
Pirelli is counting on the purchase of the Brazilian Interlagos track. This statement of the Italian newspaper La Gazzetta dello Sport after a visit to Milan, the mayor of so Paulo joo Doria.Doria reportedly met with Marco Tronchetti provera, President of the official supplier of tires for Formula 1 Pirelli.Joo Doria "Pirelli is very popular in Brazil as the Formula 1, so I would like to meet with the President to discuss the privatization route. Tronchetti, provera told me that he would raise this issue with Chinese investors".In Pirelli have confirmed these words in the newspaper O Estado de S.Paulo "Pirelli supports the initiative of the mayor and his efforts to find investors. But Pirelli is not currently involved in this business".
Sebastian Vettel can regain the lead in the world championship this weekend in Singapore. This is the opinion of Marco provera, who is the Director General of the official tire supplier Pirelli.The Italian admits that he is happy that Ferrari this year has caught up with Mercedes, although Pirelli stays on the neutral side.Marco provera "the Scuderia has not only closed the gap, but were able to defeat Mercedes. Ferrari faster on urban roads where the maximum speed is lower and the Mercedes has a slight advantage when speed is higher.So I think Ferrari will be able to show a good race in Singapore".
Team owner Dietrich Mateschitz is adamant that Red Bull is not going to shortly abandon max Verstappen.Dietrich Mateschitz "I agree that 50 of drop outs is too many. But we can't let the boy go, as if angry he was not."Previously a sports consultant to Red Bull Helmut Marko said that he will not let Verstappen even for 100 million euros.Max Verstappen "Dr. Marco appreciates me 100 million, not bad. Maybe I'll go to a football club in Paris, Saint-Germain. But I'm very upset. It's hard to stay motivated when gatherings happen so often. This should not be in a top team".Dietrich Mateschitz "And where will he go He had nowhere to go, but we know that won't be able to keep max in the future if we don't give him a fast car.Our problem in the engines, but we can't get the Mercedes or the Ferrari. Honda also will not help us".
Pilot Mercedes Lewis Hamilton through social networks expressed their dissatisfaction with the decision of the FIA on the incident in Baku with the participation of Sebastian Vettel.Recall that on the birthday Vettel FIA decided not to punish a four-time world champion.Lewis Hamilton "After this decision I lost all respect for the FIA, Ferrari and Sebastian Vettel".Sports consultant to Red Bull Helmut Marco believes that Lewis Hamilton just got excited.Helmut Marco "I'm very happy that there is no additional penalty for Vettel. As for Lewis, it was just an emotional reaction".Non-Executive Director of Mercedes Niki Lauda "I criticized Vettel, because he hasn't seen his mistake. Now that he apologized, the incident for me is done".
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".
Sports consultant to Red Bull Helmut Marko said again that Daniel ricciardo and Max Verstappen linked with its team of reliable contracts and lure them fail.Helmut Marko "we Have contracts with both pilots. The more unlikely someone will want to go to a team where you were called crazy".In addition, Marco has expressed doubt that in 2017, when it will come into force new rules, the Mercedes team will remain on top.Helmut Marko "why do you think Mercedes will be strong in the season of 2017 All that will change. After the change of regulations our team is usually very strong. Besides, I'm not very confident that Mercedes will be able to find a replacement for Rosberg.The machine will become harder to manage, will become real pilots, and we already have a couple of these".
The head of Ferrari, Maurizio Arrivabene said bluntly that the leadership of Red Bull, including Helmut Marko, have no right to interfere in the Affairs of the Scuderia and to discuss the behavior of the pilot of Ferrari.Maurizio Arrivabene "Let every leader thinks about their team and climb in the Affairs of the other simply inappropriate. I think it's right to blame others. Moreover, I do not intend to listen to the whole tirade and teachings from Marco on how to behave with the pilots and what you need to do with them. Let them deal with their".
Racing consultant to Red Bull Chemult Marco stated that it is impossible to believe the rumors that Daniel Quat ahead of time will leave the team Toro Rosso.Helmut Marko "That's nonsense Kvyat will remain until the end of the season. A decision concerning a partner of science we will take only the middle of October. Before the end of the season Kvyat will still be able to win and keep his place in the team.Don't believe the hype, it's all rubbish. Only the official reports teams have the power".Meanwhile, Pierre went Out already gets to work on the simulator team.
Sports consultant to Red Bull Helmut Marko commented on the prospects of Daniil Kvyat.Helmut Marko "You saw what happened after his transfer from Red Bull It works great in the Toro Rosso. In the beginning of the season Kvyat could not cope with the pressure, and now he was visibly transformed. If he continues in the same spirit, I see no reason that will prevent him to remain in the Toro Rosso.Recently there were rumors that the team may move to the Williams team. But Marco reminded about the existing contract.Helmut Marko "he has a valid contract and not for him to decide he will leave or not.
The ex-pilot of Formula 1 Karun Chandhok said that Helmut Marko did the right thing, deciding to change Daniil Kvyat, max Verstappen.Karun Chandhok "I agree that the decision was very tough, harsh and unexpected, especially in relation to Daniel. But Formula 1 with all its billions of income is a very tough sport, there is a very harsh business. Therefore, the reality for Kvyat was quite unpleasant.I am very sorry that he had done so. But we have to admit that the actions of Marco were always unmistakable. He raised a lot of good and strong pilots, and this time with max, he has not lost".
Red Bull Advisor Helmut Marko hopes that the Austrian team in the season-2016 will be able to compete for third place in KK."It seems that the development of the engine moving in the right direction. But to eliminate the lagging power from the engines of the leaders, it will take some time.In the first half of the season I expect duplicates from Mercedes in those races in which they will have no problems.Following them I see a Ferrari and then expect a close fight between Williams, Force India, Toro Rosso and Red Bull.From mid-season situation with our motor needs to improve, and it makes me believe that third place in the championship is possible", quotes Marco official site of Formula 1.
The head of the team Renault Cyril of Abiteboul told that at the first GP of the season-2016 in Melbourne, the French manufacturer will bring an updated version of the motor.Renault uses some of his tokens on completion of the power plant to the first race to have a more powerful engine than on the tests, and further, according to Abiteboul, the motor will grow steadily during the season.More specific information comes from Red Bull team Advisor Helmut Marko said that his team plans to be able to fight for the podium since the GP of Canada, to which the Renault is preparing a significant improvement of the motor.On stage in Montreal will be integrated in the power plant of parts made with the participation of Mario Iliana."We will have a big update to improve the speed. Then we will be able to conquer the podium at the expense of own forces", quotes Marco Auto Bild.
Former Ferrari President Luca di Montezemolo said that he wanted to sign Sebastian Vettel.Luca di Montezemolo "I remember the first time to pay attention to it I was advised Michael Schumacher. It was during the time of performances of SEB in karting. Then we followed closely his performances in the Toro Rosso, but he was young to work in our team. We have selected the more experienced Alonso. Fernando has spent four great seasons, twice almost becoming the champion.Later we invited SEB to visit, and he came with chocolate in hand. We talked, but Vettel refused to move us, because his hand was a contract. I said I was not doing anything behind the competitors, what are we going to wait for the end of the contract. When he had the opportunity to leave Red Bull, Vettel came Marco mattiacci. We agreed to".
Pilot IndyCar Marco Andretti, who played in a pair of races of the first season of Formula E in the command of the father, now and looking at Formula 1, although not burn with special desire to speak in the Royal races.Marco Andretti "Despite all the difficulties, that Formula 1 remains the pinnacle of Motorsport. But I still feel a strong connection to IndyCar, and if I am given a choice, I can't get away from that League.I spent a lot of time on achieving good form in the physical and moral plans to be here. In Formula 1 I have to start from scratch, with a team that will not be a fast car. A very dubious term."Recall that in Formula 1 was made by Marco's father, Michael, and his grandfather, Mario. And if the latter managed to win the championship in 1978 the Lotus composition, the Andretti-average spent as a partner with the Ayrton Senna one season, just one time rose to the podium and ahead of schedule left the McLaren.
DTM champion Marco Wittmann debuted behind the wheel of a Formula 1 in the composition of the Toro Rosso and showed on the second day of tests in Austria 4-th result.Marco Wittmann "the Experience I received today, will never forget in my life I'm just amazed by the capabilities of the car. The capacity is huge - much larger than in the DTM To pilot around the track of this "beast" was very nice, like to travel so great a distance. I know that the team was happy with my results, but I'm far more satisfied with their aerobatics and work. A huge thank you to Red Bull and Toro Rosso for giving me the opportunity".
On the track in Spielberg started the second day of testing. The weather is warm, the rain is not expected. Many teams will sit behind the wheel of combat pilots, and first-day leader Pascal Wehrlein will replace Mercedes Force India.Timetable Monday1. Mercedes - Nico Rosberg. Red Bull - Daniel Riccardo. Williams Valtteri Bottas. Ferrari - Esteban Gutierrez. McLaren - Fernando Alonso. Force India - Pascal Werlein. Toro Rosso - Marco Wittmann. Lotus - Jolyon Palmer. Sauber - Felipe Nasr.
Head of Red Bull's Christian Horner said that his team is not going to withdraw from the championship, as it began to think, after the words of Helmut Marko, dissatisfied with Renault.Christian Horner "You have to read between the lines, because such criticism Marco just called better and better to work with Renault. I am sure that when the season is over, we're just smiling will look at these difficult race for us".
The Red Bull Advisor Helmut Marko has admitted that a bad start in the season-2015 Austrian team is associated not only with motors Renault, but also with problems in the chassis.GP of Malaysia, according to Marco, demonstrated that the base staff in Milton Keynes have to work.The result in Sepang was unfortunate for Red Bull, but it didn't hurt, showed only need to Wake up the team in England. There are some things in the chassis, not working optimally, said Marco Austrian journalists.Let's hope that Red Bull will take shape in the very near future and we will be able to rejoice in the victories of the team and , of course, the success of the Tribute Kvyat.
The Red Bull Advisor Helmut Marko said that to win in the f-1 without motor Mercedes is currently impossible as to catch up with the power plant of the German company level.Marco almost enthuses about the work of the German minders, about their efforts, desire, costs, financial and physical, in order to make the best motorAs for the motor with which to work a Red Bull Marco.no words.the French minders full confidence in the prospects of its engine, intend to work on problems and leave F1 is not going to, because,according to managing Director of Renault Sport Cyril of Abiteboul,".we consider the situation in the sport as a whole, not only from the point of view of the teams, but also from the perspective of business, performance, broadcast. this is a great marketing platform for countries where we intend to increase our presence, such as China and India."In the Red Bull make tough statements about the motor and have to wait for improvements.Young pilots hope for a performance at the GP of Malaysia, the team is improving the car and looks forward to a significant increase in speed due to the improvements of the machine.
The Red Bull Advisor Helmut Marko said that the team has scheduled an emergency meeting in Milton Keynes next week, which should be attended by representatives of Renault.Marco extremely outraged by the continued problems with the propulsion systems of the French manufacturer.What happens here is a disaster.On the car Riccardo power plant refused after 50 km, and we don't know why it happened. This means that we have to replace it.By car quata had problems with the handling - machine was unstable during acceleration and braking, making it difficult to control.At Verstappen had similar problems. Initially it was believed that they are connected with the battery, but the replacement did not bring the expected improvements. All suffer from the same symptoms.We have planned a meeting in England, where should discuss with senior people in the Renault.They have not yet arrived in Australia, it is expected that they will be here tomorrow.So continue no longer. We should find out what the problem is, because we always promise that next time will be better. Promises, promises.
Ferrari President Sergio Marchionne explained why Marco Mattiacci stayed at the helm of a racing team just a few months.Sergio Macione "I respect the activities, especially commercial, Marco Mattiacci. But Formula 1 is not a market, it is also the race. Ferrari couldn't wait until Marco will gain experience and understand how to manage a racing team. It was to be replaced".Mattiacci, in the last Chapter of the North American division of the Ferrari, led the Scuderia at the beginning of this year, when he was sacked Stefano Domenicali. A few weeks ago it was replaced by Maurizio Arrivabene, former Vice-President of Philip Morris, who oversaw the promotion of Marlboro brand in Formula 1.
The new head of Ferrari appointed Maurizio Arrivabene, former Vice President of the tobacco company Philip Morris, which for several years has been the title sponsor of Scuderia. In this position, he was replaced by Marco Mattiacci to lead the team back in March of this year.Sergio Marchionne, President of Ferrari "We chose Maurizio Arrivabene, because in this difficult time for the team and Formula 1 now, we need someone who is well versed in this sport.Maurizio many years collaborated with Ferrari, he was a member of the Commission Formula 1, so familiar with all the problems in the championship. His organizational skills will help the team.We would like to thank Marco Mattiacci for many years of work in Ferrari and wish him success".
The head of Ferrari Marco Mattiacci admitted that happy with the final results of their pilot Kimi Raikkonen.Marco Mattiacci "Kimi has pleased me in Brazil, where he spent a great weekend. This was the race when Kimi was satisfied with the machine and its capabilities. Raikkonen is good, and he is not obliged to prove to anyone that good. We immediately found a common language, and I know that Kimi is one of the best pilots in the championship. And I know that the guy knows how to work".
The head of Ferrari Marco Mattiacci said that the whole season of Kimi Raikkonen pursue serious problemmarch Mattiacci "I know that Kimi is constantly under pressure, under serious pressure. But it's the pressure that helps him to achieve the best results. We want the pressure was on, but not too strong, otherwise it just somedays season Raikkonen pursue serious problems. He could not understand the new car and fights out of the race in the race with poor maneuverability. But serious decisions on this account we won't consider".
The Red Bull Advisor Helmut Marko is seldom expected many solutions, if we are talking about the composition of the Toro Rosso, but a longtime participant of the youth program, the champion of the Formula Renault 3.5 Carlos Sainz Jr is waiting for good news.
Carlos Sainz Jr "After what I managed to achieve this year, I have simply no alternative to transition to Formula 1. The decision will be made in the next month, probably after season of Formula 1, but I would like to know it as soon as possible - whether positive or not - it would have helped me to decide on future plans.
If a couple of months ago I had the chance to find a place in some other team, now gradually confirmed contracts for next season, other options are becoming smaller, and the real remains a contract with Toro Rosso.
Dr. Marco congratulated me on the phone with the title, but added that no decision has been taken - he will tell me later. The conversation was not long - we talked about Formula 1 and other things, but it had nothing to do with my career. Father is pleased with my progress. I think this year he really saw that his efforts have borne fruit".