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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.
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.
Head Red Bull Christian Horner believes that working with Aston Martin will strengthen his team.Christian Horner "Our innovative partnership with Aston Martin was a pioneering project from day one. Conceived and created a remarkably successful Aston Martin Valkyrie in 2016, we have expanded our relationship this year and now looking forward to further strengthening the partnership. We are proud to represent the Aston Martin team Red Bull Racing in 2018.In addition, more than 100 employees Aston Martin will serve the new Center to increase efficiency at our base in Milton Keynes, and this will allow us to operate with Aston Martin on new projects.
Next season the title sponsor of Red Bull will be the Aston Martin brand, and now the full team name will sound like an Aston Martin, Red Bull Racing, and this was reflected in the new logo.Obviously, the coloring of the cars too much will change.
The President of the FIA Jean Todt said that his organization could not intervene in the legislative process to prevent incidents like Martin Budkowski transition from FIA to Renault.Jean Todt "As with all of our employees, Bukowski was hired by Swiss law. The law forbade him to work on a new place only three months, but we agreed with Renault to extend the ban to six months.We can't change a lot. The only solution is to ban the teams to recruit out of state FIA. Or if you are gaining, with the prohibition to work in a team for at least a year".
Aston Martin began development of the concept of the engine of the Formula 1 according to the rules of 2021. The project is led by a former motorists of Ferrari Luca Marmorini and jrg Ross.Andy Palmer, CEO of Aston Martin "We hired Luke for a full working day, to help us in the development of the concept of the engine of Formula 1. In addition, we already have Joerg who previously worked at Ferrari. These two specialists will work on our project Formula-1".Earlier, the Aston Martin has said it is ready to come into Formula 1 in 2021, when will come into force a new regulation on the engines. In the meantime, the company will be represented in the championship as a title sponsor of Red Bull.
Aston Martin does not exclude its participation in Formula 1, if in 2021 will appear suitable for her schedule.Andy Palmer, head of Aston Martin "Our representatives were present at a recent meeting of the FIA, they take part in the discussions on the future rules of Formula 1.We like the direction in which it moves the championship. We studied the possible participation. It will be crucial to cost control, otherwise independent engine suppliers will have little chance of success".At the moment Aston Martin is present in Formula 1 as a sponsor of the team Red Bull.
Representatives of car manufacturers represented in Formula 1, opposed the design of the engines proposed by the FIA for use from 2021.Mercedes, Ferrari and Renault believe that the new engines are radically different from those used now. As a result, the mechanics will have to work simultaneously on two projects to finalize the current engines, and develop new, respectively, will lead to a substantial increase in costs.Honda neutrally responded to the proposed concept. Obviously, Japanese and so each year starts with a clean slate, so they don't care what kind of engine to develop.But for the new regulations are in companies that are not yet represented in Formula 1 Porsche, Audi, Cosworth, Ilmor, Aston Martin is one of these companies can become a partner of Red Bull.Helmut Marko, a sports consultant to Red Bull "Personally, we like this engine".
It seems that the company Aston Martin has taken another step to Formula 1. A month ago, the British automaker announced the expansion of its deal with Red Bull becoming the sponsor of the team for 2018.Christian Horner "to Become the providers now they can't. Only in 2021".Now, Italian magazine Autosprint reports that the famous figure of Formula 1 Luca Marmorini, former Ferrari mechanic and Toyota, joined Aston Martin. While it is known only that Marmorini is a consultant. But this is a great contribution to the promotion of the brand in the world of Formula 1.
This year's defending champion Nico Rosberg a few times turned into a commentator. The Germans liked this role, and he is ready to consider proposals of the broadcasters.Martin Brandl, former drinking Formula 1, and now TV commentator "Nico is a treasure for any broadcaster. He knows these hybrid cars just thoroughly, he knows all the drivers, all the tracks, he is also a world champion, defending champion".Nico Rosberg "I think that can give the role of TV expert new level. If I like it, I'll be back. Maybe this year. But I'm not affiliated with any broadcaster in the contract".
The technical delegate of the FIA, Martin Budkowski goes to work in the Renault team, where you will get the post of Executive Director. Rivals unhappy with this development since Budkowski initiated into the secrets of all teams.Cyril abiteboul, head of Renault Sport "In recent years, our organization is actively developing growing team of Fomrula-1 in Enstone, in the season of 2018 we will supply engines to the two top teams, we won three of the last championship of Formula E and have achieved success in other racing series.We had a task to strengthen the management structure of Renault Sport, and for that we invited Marcin. Under his leadership, Renault has become one of the top teams of Formula 1 by 2020. Will help it professionals such as Bob bell, Nick Chester and Rob white".At the time Bukowski worked in Ferrari and McLaren. In recent years he worked as a technical delegate of FIA and was aware of all the novelties, which were prepared by the team. Now it is waiting for a three-month sabbatical, and representatives of teams of Formula 1 believe that it is too little, because Budkowski familiar with all the developments of rivals. Red Bull even threatened by the court if some of the ideas of the Austrian team suddenly appear in the new car Renault.
The ex-pilot of Formula 1 Gerhard Berger has denied rumours that Red Bull and its owner Dietrich Mateschitz are tired of Formula 1.Gerhard Berger "It's wrong that he got tired of Formula 1. Of course, he is dissatisfied with the current situation in his team.But Red Bull is still a very strong team, and even in these difficult times it is unlikely that someone will leave her, especially as Adrian Newey is at the peak of his creative activity. There is no engine that can bring the chances for the title, so of course the situation is frustrating in the long run.Red Bull always had a lot of patience, and now when needed, they suffer. It's a tough time, but you can see the light at the end of the tunnel. Honda, running in the Toro Rosso, is the beginning.I believe in Honda, which has a sports culture in the company, the resources and now the team with the mentality of Red Bull.I can imagine that Honda will return to its original shape and build a top-end engines.We must wait the new regulations on the engines. This Aston Martin has the resources and capabilities to do this I don't know, but I doubt it. Red Bull do not get hung up on this company".
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Head Red Bull Christian Horner believes that Formula 1 is facing a serious choice in which the championship should help the Formula. Christian Horner "a Whole galaxy of brands rushed into Formula E, and this gives us a chance to return to the classics of the engines of Formula 1 in the future.Formula-E - platform for the development of future technologies. Porsche, Mercedes, Renault, Audi, Jaguar is much more manufacturers than Formula 1.The cost of the work in the Formula-E is now 5 percent of the budget in Formula 1, so I can imagine that manufacturers of machines for the masses are in the Formula, such as Ferrari, Aston Martin and Lamborghini, pay attention to the Formula-1. This is their place.So I see that the championship is at a crossroads. If you believe a policy, we'll all be driving EVS in 2030, so the Formula-1 should be pure racing, a competition of the best pilots in the world with internal combustion engines.I conducted a survey on one of the forums fans of Red Bull, and all welcomed my opinion when I said we want to go back to V10. I doubt we'll do it. We have to settle for bi-turbo V6, but the sound is the key. Of all critics of the current engines the most important thing for fans is the sound.
British sports car manufacturer Aston Martin may receive in the Formula-1 after 2020, unless the power plant will become easier and cheaper.Now the brand Aston Martin is present in the championship as a sponsor of Red Bull. In addition, the group of designers Red Bull, led by Adrian Newey took part in the creation of a sports car Aston Martin Valkyrie.Andy Palmer, CEO of Aston Martin "We have already in some measure present in Formula 1, because in cooperation with Red Bull and Adrian Newey have developed a sports car. But do we need our own team Given that Ferrari is our direct competitor, then the answer is obvious.At the same time, we don't want to spend 350-400 million dollars a year to develop engines. If this amount is significantly lower, then we will think about participation in the championship. We participate in negotiations, and while everything is moving in the right direction".
The head of the Force India Vijay Malia is considering changing the name of his team.Indian billionaire who is currently fighting with native authorities in the legal battle, bought their team Spyker and renamed it Force India.La Gazzetta dello Sport "After switching to a pink color for a new sponsor BWT team is considering a name change".Vijay Mallya "the Idea is that thanks to our results we can attract more international sponsors. But the name Force India may be the limiter in this process.This is an important decision that cannot be taken in haste".Earlier in the Force India held talks with Aston Martin about a possible collaboration, in which team could get the name of this British company.
The season champion-1997 Jacques Villeneuve believes that Stoffel Vandorn not yet ready for Formula 1.Jacques Villeneuve "His performances are disappointing. He was never ahead of Alonso. And if he beats Alonso, then it cannot be called a great or even good enough for Formula 1.When I debuted in 1996, it immediately began to fight with Damon hill became champion. I managed to get Williams on pole position in his first Grand Prix.In Formula 1 must be plank, high plank for pilots-beginners".However, another ex-pilot of Formula 1 Martin Brandl believes that such criticism is unfair.Martin Brandl "the First six races nothing to say. You need to give the guy time, he is still young, and to criticize it unfairly, because he has no good cars. I continue to believe in Stoffele, and I am sure that McLaren, too, will soon add".
The ex-pilot of Formula 1, and now a television commentator Martin Brundle is sure that in Monaco the Ferrari team will use team tactics.Martin Brundle "Hamilton far behind. Sure, in this situation, Ferrari will not want to lose seven points just because of the fact that Raikkonen would be ahead of Vettel.I think if Kimi will be able to take the lead in the race, then towards the end it will ask to skip ahead of Sebastian".Recall, Raikkonen and Vettel will start from the first and second positions respectively, while Lewis Hamilton is at the start only 13-th position. In the championship Vettel ahead of Mercedes driver on 6 points.
The ex-pilot of Formula 1 Martin Brandl believes that Max Verstappen disappointed with his inability to fight for victory this year.Martin Brundle "He's so smart, and I don't think he needed advice. But he mustn't be too upset by the fact that his car is not able to fight for victory. I can just see the disappointment on his face.The battle between Mercedes and Ferrari will continue throughout the season. Two teams of excellent pilots. And Red Bull will have to just wait in the wings".
The ex-pilot of Formula 1, and now television commentator, Martin Brundle said that he wants to see how to manifest itself the new cars in the rain Grand Prix.Martin Brandl "We know that rain race are often very exciting, as cars are faced with a limited grip. They're 20 seconds slower on the same lap. We know that in MotoGP racing in the rain exciting, though they are turned almost half a minute slower. It's not speed, and that car looks fast when fighting wheel to wheel.The team with the new rules worked in the mainstream, because the cars have become too heavy, too quiet, too complicated, too expensive, too dependent on aerodynamics.We have spent billions of dollars on this white holiday. I was pleased to watch the fight to Ferrari and Mercedes. But I'm waiting for the new Formula-1, which is due to begin in 2021".
Technical delegate FIA Charlie whiting said that teams Mercedes and Red Bull have listened to the recommendations of the Federation, and made changes in the design of the suspensions of their cars.Earlier, the FIA issued a list of five demands to the structure of the suspensions. During the tests in Barcelona, the representatives of the Federation checked the car and gave recommendations. In particular, a lot of controversy was the design of the front suspension from Mercedes and Red Bull, which is able to maintain a stable clearance during acceleration, braking and cornering, and Ferrari even threatened to file a protest after the finish of the first race of the season to challenge such a decision. In the end, the team withdrew from the disputed systems.Charlie whiting "Requirements are necessary in order to ensure that the suspension works exactly like the suspension, and does not give a definite advantage in aerodynamics. During the tests in Barcelona, our staff Martin Budkowski and Joe Bauer have carefully studied all the systems. In Australia we again checked the car, and now all designs fit our requirements".
The ex-pilot of Formula 1 Martin Brandl believes that McLaren can't afford to terminate the contract with Honda.Martin Brundle, "They can't leave Honda. Ross brown at the time was very lucky with Honda, but this is different. McLaren very highly integrated technically, with Honda financial, so they can only work with them.We all want to see McLaren back in the fight. As far as I know, the problems are really huge. They now do not think about the attack or the midfield. They re at the bottom of the peloton".Martin Brundle drove for McLaren in 1994.
The former head of McLaren Martin Whitmarsh believes that Formula 1 is waiting for a new time.Martin Whitmarsh "It's the end of an era, but this is a clear step forward. I was probably enemy number one for Bernie, but this man clearly deserves full respect. He has a certain charm and charisma, and is an extraordinary person. He deserves a lot of applause for what you have accomplished.In the new Formula-1 needs a lot of change, and focus is on the America's Cup race yacht, where everything is built on controlling costs. The League needs to be exciting and unpredictable until the last lap.You should also make sure that it is a sustainable business because there is already a team that disappeared after a season in 2016, and a number of other teams that are close to extinction".
The ex-pilot of Formula 1 Martin Brandl believes that the new leadership of the championship will help the Royal race to ascend to a new level of popularity.Martin Brandl "I think Formula 1 up to this point relied only on their own history and the legacy of the past. But that impulse passed, and the championship went down the wrong path in several key moments. So I think with new media and many other aspects of the championship will be able to access new opportunities and achieve new heights of popularity.Bernie Ecclestone has done a lot right, made a lot of money and popularity for the sport. But when he came to new technology and a new era of technology, he just hid his head in the sand. You can't do that, because we live in a different technological and information world that does not see Ecclestone".
The ex-pilot of Formula 1 Martin Brandl admitted that he did not know that will bring new rules to the Royal race.Martin Brandl "of Course, the cars and the racing will definitely be different from last year, but how much The championship has come a long way, full of mistakes to make racing better. I remember the days of blown diffusers when Red Bull could take almost any turn, sinking the gas pedal to the floor.Then there are new hybrid engines, which do not sound as good as I would like.New cars will have more downforce and tyres that are 25 percent wider than their predecessors. The car will also be wider and slightly longer. It will be a monster on wheels. But give us an interesting race - we'll see.The braking distance will be shorter. More traction means that drivers can slow down on four or five meters later. It also means that pilots will have fewer opportunities for overtaking.View, perhaps the race will turn into the drive one after another for one and a half hours".
The shareholders of McLaren was dismissed from the post of Chairman, Ron Dennis. While Dennis, who is a holder of 25 of the shares, will retain a seat on the Board of Directors.Ron Dennis "I'm disappointed Representatives from TAG and Mumtalakat - major shareholders of the McLaren Group, has forced me to leave the post of head, although the other Board members warned about the negative consequences of such a decision. The arguments which they brought, not true. My leadership style has remained the same as in the days when McLaren became the group of technology companies, automobile manufacturer, won twenty titles in Formula 1 and began to bring in 850 million pounds per year.Lately I've realized that TAG and Mumtalakat does not share my ideas about the future of McLaren. But I'm primarily worried about businesses that employ more than 3500 employees. I will try to use his stake and membership on the Board of Directors to protect the interests of McLaren".It is known that Dennis found Chinese investors willing to buy the 75 shares from Mumtalakat and TAG for the sum almost 2 billion euros. However, the shareholders rejected the proposal and decided to change the head of McLaren. At this place expect Martin Whitmarsh, head of McLaren, Ross brown, former technical Director of Ferrari and Mercedes, and Zach brown, the former Director of group of companies CSM Sport Entertainment.
The ex-pilot of Formula 1 Martin Brandl believes that this year starts can pre-determine the winner, but next season things can still get worse.Martin Brandl "I Think starts have become too decisive in the fight for victory. Moreover, not only for victory, for many around the peloton starts to play an important role. Who manages to break above, he has a chance to achieve a finish in the points zone.Next year the rules will be different, but they will not change the approach to the start and fight on the track. Things can get even harder. And it bothers me".
The ex-pilot of Formula 1 Martin Brandl believes that Nico Rosberg this year can become a champion.Martin Brandl "I don't know how he and Niko considers whether he believes in the possibility of becoming a champion, but my personal opinion and my confidence is growing. It's good that Niko continues to treat Lewis as the opponent, which should be ahead. That's right. Perhaps that is what gives him the motivation and strength to win the qualifying and to fight in the race. The last race in his performance is simply magnificent. I am pleased to see how he leads".Rosberg won the last three races and took the lead of the championship with an advantage of 8 points.
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".