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The former head of the eponymous team Peter Zauber believes that his team can get along with the Italian brand.Peter Zauber "I like everything. The command does not change the right of ownership, Alfa Romeo - just a title sponsor and part of the team's name.I do not believe that Alfa Romeo will be able to sink Sauber. Perhaps because this company is from Italy, and all will be well, because Alfa Romeo is a name that invokes passion. For the team it is good because everything is organized CEO Sergio Marchionne, and he has a very good reputation in the automotive industry".
In Bahrain, completed the final stage of the youth series Formula is a 3.5 V8. As announced by the organizers, this season was the last for the season. The pilot program SMP Racing Matevos Isaakyan won the silver medal in the season-2017.Matevos Isahakyan managed to win the pole position in qualifying for the first race and had every chance to fight not only for the highest step of the podium of the race, but also for leadership in the championship. But before you start on the warm up lap, the car stalled Matevos. Already in the pits the team found that the reason was failure of the drive. Repair was only about 10 minutes when the peloton overcame the distance in 6 rounds. The remaining time of the Matevos was not enough to qualify at the end of the race.The second race of the Matevos started in the sixth position. But, as in the first race, at the start, the car again stalled, this time due to issues with the clutch and race the Russian finished only ninth.Despite the difficulties at the final stage, at the end of season 2017 Formula V8 3.5 Matevos became the Vice-champion of this series."Was a difficult season, - said the Director of the youth program SMP Racing Peter Aleshin. Especially difficult was for us the final stage. Our pilots, and Egor and Matevos were contenders for the title. But Orujev was forced to miss a stage due to health problems, and Isahakian failed equipment. In spite of that we finished the season with dignity - Matevos Isahakyan was awarded a silver award, and Egor Orudzhev, despite skipping the last stage, finished the season sixth, gleaning only six points to the three leaders of the championship".At the end of season 2017 formula series pilot youth program SMP Racing in five Championships and became the silver medalists, and one bronze, 76 times on the podium, winning in a season a total of 20 gold medals.The final results of the pilot program SMP Racing at the end of season 2017 Formula V8 3,5 Pietro Fittipaldi 259 occupation Isahakyan Surrounding info Salish 215 204 binder 201 Nissan 201 Orujov 198.
Correspondent for the Danish newspaper W Peter Nygaard spoke in defense of Kevin Magnussen, who was at the center of the altercation with Nico Hulkenberg, who called the Dane is the most unsporting driver in Formula-1.Peter Nygaard "Kevin is coming to the limit and sometimes a little cross for him. But that's what you need to do in Formula 1 where the big boys play.Looking at the fines, then they Daniil Kvyat and Sebastian Vettel, who is four-time champion, has them the same amount that Kevin".
Former Prime Minister of the Netherlands is hoping for the return of the Grand Prix of the Netherlands
Former Prime Minister of the Netherlands Jan Peter Balkenende hopes that Max Verstappen will be able to help the authorities to return the Grand Prix of the Netherlands in the Formula 1 calendar.Recently there were rumors that the Zandvoort or Assen may be candidates for participation in Formula 1.Jan Peter Balkenende "If we say we want to return to Formula 1, we need to make this effort.Verstappen is now in control of all aspects of the business, in the car and beyond. Formula 1 reached a whole new dimension with max.The Grand Prix of Netherlands was held in Zandvoort, from 1952 to 1985.
On 3 July in Paris, the FIA has reviewed the incident involving Lewis Hamilton and Sebastian Vettel during a race in Azerbaijan and decided not to apply additional sanctions against three-time champion. However, Vettel will have to work for the FIA.In a statement, the FIA said "After the incident during the Grand Prix of Azerbaijan, Sebastian Vettel was invited to a meeting of the FIA in Paris. He was accompanied by the head of Ferrari, Maurizio Arrivabene. Together with the Commission, which included Vice-President of the FIA, Graham Stoker, Secretary General of the FIA Peter Bayer, Director of the Formula 1 Charlie whiting and Deputy Director of the Formula 1 Laurent Mekis, Vettel watched the video of the incident.Previously, the stewards Grand Prix of Azerbaijan appointed Vettel a 10-second penalty stop-and-go is a punishment, which can be used during the race. More serious punishment is only suspended. In addition, Vettel has received three penalty points and he now has nine penalty points. In the FIA accepted the decision of the stewards, however, was concerned over the fact that such behaviour can affect the fans and young drivers around the world and hurt the image of the FIA and the sport.After studying the videos and detailed discussion Vettel admitted his guilt.Vettel apologized to the FIA, and the community. He promised within the next 12 months actively participate in various training programmes of the FIA for Formula-2, Formula 3 and Formula 4, as well as in seminars of the stewards FIA. At the same time, the President of the FIA Jean Todt has banned until the end of the year to attract Vettel to the stock for improving traffic safety.Vettel promised to publicly apologize. Given all the above, the President of the FIA Jean Todt has decided to close the issue. However, in the case of a repeat of the case of the pilot will be transferred to the international Tribunal of the FIA".
The famous Explorer, Formula 1 Peter Windsor believes that the battle between max Verstappen and Stoffel Vendorno will be similar to the opposition of Crotona Senna and Alain Prost.Peter Windsor "I'm a big fan of Vandorn, he is very quick and smart. I also like Verstappen. And I predict that in a couple of years between them breaks out the real battle, as in the time between hay and Simple. It will be interesting to watch."Last year Vandorn had only one race in the composition of McLaren. In 2017 he will spend a full season to partner Fernando Alonso.
There was information that the technical Director of Mercedes Paddy Lowe next year will leave the German team and will return to McLaren, where he worked for twenty years. However, McLaren were quick to deny the rumors.The representative of the McLaren said "We are not going to return Paddy Lowe. We are satisfied with the current technical manual".The technical Department is headed by McLaren Peter Prodromou Tim Goss.
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.
Swiss investment company Longbow Finance bought 100 stake in the Sauber and became the sole owner of the Swiss team. While monisha Kaltenborn was left to head the team.Founder and co-owner of the team Peter Zauber has sold all his shares and left all posts in the organization. Moniz, Kaltenborn also sold their shares, but remained a member of the Board of Directors. Moreover, it remains the leader of the team. The team name will not change. At least in the near future.Pascal Picchi, head of Longbow Finance "As a Swiss company we are pleased to maintain Switzerland's presence in a unique technologically advanced sport".Moniz, Kaltenborn, team principal "We are pleased that the deal with Longbow Finance will help Sauber to stay in F1 and will make the team more competitive. In addition, the new structure will help broaden the scope of applications of our technology."Peter Zauber, the founder of the team "Moniz, Kaltenborn I signed an agreement that will ensure the future of Sauber. I'm glad my risky investment made six years ago, he saved the team and jobs".
The head of the team Sauber Moniz, Kaltenborn said that the way out of a difficult financial situation was found, but did not name who is the Savior of the Swiss team. Edition Motorsport believes that the case of the Swedish company Tetra Pak.Tetra Pak - famous manufacturer of packaging for food products. Its products are known throughout the world, including Russia. As informs Motorsport, a Swedish company bought part of the shares of the team, which formerly belonged to its founder Peter Sauber.The emergence of the Swedish partner says that Swede Marcus Ericsson is likely to retain his place in the Sauber in the season 2017.
In 1993 in Formula 1 made its debut Swiss team Sauber. It was a dark horse, both literally and figuratively.In the 1980s, Sauber has actually become the factory Mercedes team in the race sport prototypes. When the German company decided to conquer the Formula 1, in as a partner again was chosen the team of Peter Sauber.The debut took place in 1993. At the start of the Grand Prix of South Africa took two cars in a black livery. In Stuttgart was very afraid for his reputation, so the cooperation with Mercedes reminded only a small inscription "Concept by Mercedes-Benz". The calculation was simple if the debut fails - the image of Mercedes will not suffer. However, already in the first race Sauber earned their first points, and by the end of the season, a new team took seventh place in the constructors ' championship.
Became known some details of what happened in Monaco, when Lewis Hamilton missed the victory.For a few laps before the finish the team was called the leader in the race Hamilton in the pits, after which Lewis was the third. The Briton didn't want to be on the podium and stopped the car immediately after the finish line. At that time the pilot was contacted by his race engineer Peter Bonnington. It is quite a long time tried to persuade Lewis to get to the boxes and climb the podium.Edition F1 Fanatic quotes Bonnington "I know you don't want to do it. But try to get to the boxes is a normal procedure".
The pilot of McLaren's Jenson button believes that the McLaren MP4-30, developed under the guidance of new technical Director of the team Peter Prodromou, formerly of Red Bull, is an excellent dishwasher.Jenson button "He affected the look of the car in its approach to work. This can be seen, if you look at the ground clearance. Prodromou was not afraid of difficulties in the team and works tirelessly for the second year.I like his ideas and approach to work. He listens to the wishes of the pilots, he always pays attention to detail. It's nice when take into account your opinion. I'm sorry that the team now in that position, but we have the right people, to get out of it and rise to the top".
Pilots SMP Racing Egor Orudzhev and Nikita Zlobin held a round of Formula Renault 3.5, which was held this weekend on the ring in a French Bugatti Le Mans. In the Saturday race weekend Orujov won a second step of the podium in Sunday's race was the winner. Zlobin, debuting this weekend in the series, showed good progress and finished 17th and 15th respectively.In the Saturday race, Orudzhev has started well, tried in turn to become the leader, but Rowland "closed" and kept the first place. After a few laps Egor caught up with Matthew Vaxivire and overtook, cut the Chicane. The Frenchman was not punished and he began to chase the leader. In one of the turns Matthew made contact with Rowland and damaged the wing. This fight took Egor, caught up with Vassiviere a few laps and attacked the Frenchman, but Matthew, defending, several times again cut the Chicane, which ultimately led to his penalization for 10 seconds. As a result, the Orudzhev finished second.On Sunday, a great start allowed Egor Orudzhev to break from fifth to third position, and the correct strategy team, flawlessly carried out mandatory pit stop in the middle of the race and a good speed then brought the Russians and the leaders of the race. The main rival Orujov, as in Saturday, was the Frenchman Mathieu Vaxivire. Breaking away from the peloton for about eight seconds, the pilots gave the audience a lot of poignant moments Vaxivire and then attacked Orujov, to which the latter answered by tough defence. The advantage of French riders, more recent tires, did not help him to overcome the resistance of the Russians, although fighting continued until the last turn of the final lap."Turned out to be a great weekend, - says Egor Orudzhev. - Honestly, today I didn't expect to win, but a great start and then a good pit stop put me in the lead. Matthew, of course, was very fast and almost immediately caught me, and I already started to "run out" rubber, but it didn't work out until the last turn I repelled all attacks".Pilot SMP Racing Nikita Zlobin, who debuted in the series at this stage demonstrated good progress during the weekend. On Saturday the Russians had a problem with the car. In Sunday's race Nikita managed to win back two positions, and then joined the fight with the most experienced casamena by the Malaysian Jaafar. During the second half of the race Nikita literally "sat on the tail" of the opponent, but difficult to overtake the Bugatti circuit does not allow the Russian pilot to show the best results.I first got behind the wheel of this machine and is fairly well progressed during the weekend - said Nikita Zlobin. In the beginning there were problems with the machine, she's been acting strangely in the corners, even in comparison with a partner, but in the end figured out. In Jerez I will continue and hope that the result will be much better""Great stage for our drivers in this championship, - said sports Director of the youth program SMP Racing Peter Aleshin. - Nikita Zlobin, who debuted as the weekend progressed with each trip to the track. On Sunday, he took part in the qualification almost the same time as his team-mate, losing only 0.02 seconds, but also had a good Sunday race.Egor Orudzhev had a great race both stages. Bright win today and second place yesterday, I want to say that this is a super result for a freshman series. Besides, this is the second victory for Egor in this season".The final stage of this season World Series by Renault is traditionally held in Spain, at the Circuito de Jerez on October 17-18.
McLaren felt the work of Peter Prodromou, his attention to detail. In every race there is something new in aerodynamics. This time attention was drawn to the front part of the bottom of the MP4-30.The area under the nose fairing plays an important role in the distribution of air flow directed to the rear of the machine. In Belgium in front of the bottom has vertical slots blue arrows. Usually teams use only one, but McLaren has significantly complicated the design to optimize flow.In addition, to race in the Spa, the team prepared a new lower side supports, new engine cover, and also changed the location of the radiator ERS.That's just the increase in the speed of the MP4-30 has remained invisible.
No matter what race, new tensions within the Mercedes team. Nico Rosberg has blamed his team that she helped Lewis Hamilton to defend against his attacks. Similar opinion is shared by a former pilot of Formula 1 Christian Danner, now a commentator for German television.Donner in an interview with Bild said the moment in the closing stages of the race Grand Prix of Canada Peter Bonnington, race engineer Hamilton, said his client that Rosberg has no problems with fuel consumption, but he has to protect the brakes. A little later Nico asked his engineer Tony Ross about the car team, and received the answer that to provide such information is not permitted.The behavior of the racing engineers commented head of Mercedes Toto Wolff "We've already taken care of within the team. I'm sure the hint of a racing engineer Lewis has not affected his advantage. I will say again that we have absolutely the same attitude to both pilots. As for Ross, he acted correctly according to the rules".
In the first five races of this season, the McLaren team didn't earn any points and thereby set a new record. Prior to this most unfortunate was the start of the 1981 season, when to get into the points failed only with the fourth attempt.Something the 1981 season coincides with the season of 2015. Then Ron Dennis with the support of Marlboro gained control of the McLaren team and invited the brilliant engineer John Barnard, who has built a unique car MP4/1 with full carbon-fiber monocoque. This year Dennis after the break once again stood at the head of the team and was lured away from Red Bull engineer Peter Prodromou, who has built quite good, according to many experts, the chassis of the MP4-30. However, the weak link is the power plant Honda.34 years ago, only in the fourth race of the season Andrea de Cesaris managed to bring the team their first point. Then followed two unsuccessful races. And then John Watson gave a series of three podiums, which ended with the victory at the home of the British Grand Prix. Later the same year Watson behind the wheel of the MP4/1B fought for the title.How will this year If Fernando Alonso or Jenson button to be on the podium Can McLaren-Honda to intervene in the fight for the title next season.
British Explorer Formula 1 Peter Windsor believes Daniil Kvyat was in a difficult situation for yourself by going to Red Bull.Peter Windsor "Toro Rosso's Daniil was more successful pilot, there for it was successful. But now, going to Red Bull, he was faced with serious difficulties. Kvyat had difficulties on virtually all fronts, and the reliability of the engines and the whole car wants to be better. I'll even give Kvyat free advice - call more often Adrian Newey".
The pilot SMP Racing Vartanyan Alexander won the prestigious karting tournament Trofeo Andrea Margutti in the category KF. The competition was held at the Italian track in Lonato. Another kart driver of the Russian team, Ivan Shevtsov involved in the KF Junior class, rounded out the top five in the Junior competition.Vartanian had the best time in qualifying and then won two preliminary and pre-final races. In the final race pilot SMP Racing finished with a lead of three seconds from his nearest competitor, won a landslide victory.In Trofeo Andrea Margutti also participated Ivan Shvetsov. He showed the third time in qualifying KF Junior and also won two third place in the qualifying rounds. In the pre-final race Shvetsov finished second, but because the penalty was forced to start in the final, with only 21-th position. However, during the race Ivan managed to break through a gauntlet of opponents and finished the race in fifth.Karting competitions Trofeo Andrea Margutti are the oldest in Europe and are held in Italy since 1990. At different times in this tournament was attended by Robert Kubica, Fernando Alonso and Giancarlo Fisichella.Finally our guys began to realize his potential, - said the head of the youth program SMP Racing, honored coach of Russia, Peter Aleshin. - They both freshmen in their classes and they lack experience. We are some of the competition was close, but in the finals that never got around to it. Such results in such a prestigious tournament - record the correct direction in the development of the pilot. There is still a whole season and we intend to use every effort to fight for the highest places".In 2015 Vartanyan Alexander and Ivan Shevtsov will continue to compete in the European championship in karting. Vartanian will continue his career in the KF category, while Shvetsov debut in KF Junior.
Dutch pilot Guido van der garde, achieved through the court of law to sit in the cockpit Sauber confirmed that he is ready to receive compensation. However, he intends to disclose the details of the agreement.Guido van der garde "the Management Sauber lost conscience. They have twice sold seats in cars and pretended that nothing happened. Sure, the credibility of the team, Monisha Kaltenborn and Peter Zauber from the pilots and their sponsors markedly diminished. I agreed to compensation because you don't want to cause the team has closed, but the Formula 1 and the other pilots to know the details, so this doesn't happen again".According to rumors, Sauber suggested that van der garde compensation in the amount of 15 million euros.
Guido van der garde is going to make public detailed information on the compensation proposal Sauber.Guido van der garde "the guide Sauber lost conscience. You cannot sell two seats in cars and pretend that nothing happened. This team will have a difficult future - trust Kaltenborn and Peter Zauber gone, including by Nasr, Erickson and their sponsors.We agreed to compensation just because I didn't want to have on your conscience the closure of the team, but I think that Formula 1 needs to know the details, to avoid similar problems in the future.On Wednesday or Thursday we will release information.Recall that before SE Australia Dutch pilot and Sauber managed to reach a pre-trial agreement on claims previously filed by the pilot.Later, the parties finally settled the conflict. The team will pay Guido van der garde compensation in the amount of 15 million, the Press Secretary Sauber in an interview with Swiss media said We are pleased that this issue has been resolved. As to the details, we can't comment on that for confidentiality reasons, we will not engage in speculation.
In Australia Felipe Nasr finished 5th, and Marcus Ericsson - 8-m QC team now ranks thirdA wonderful start to the season, but problems there is still a lot, and it litigation and technical, tactical and psychological challenges.Founder Peter Sauber Zauber stressed that his fantastic performance teams Melbourne you should not be overestimated, as suits the team played breakdowns and accidents competitors.
In the Italian Adria hosted the prestigious international karting tournament WSK Golden Cup, which was attended by pilots SMP Racing Vartanyan Alexander - rookie Junior class KF and Ivan Shvetsov, conducting his first season in the European KF Junior.In qualifying Shvetsov showed great time and took second place in the General Protocol. According to the results of the qualifying races and the final race in their group was the sixth that allowed him to start from the 12th position in the decisive final race.During the final race Ivan Shvetsov literally broke through the ranks of opponents and reached the third position, but could not cope with anxiety and on the penultimate lap he made a mistake, finishing ahead of time and drove to the technical area. At the same time, Ivan was able to show the best lap time in the race.14-year-old pilot SMP Racing Vartanyan Alexander the results of the qualification and elimination rounds won third place on the starting grid of the prefinal in the category KF.Finishing second in the final race behind the leader only 0.3 seconds, Vartanyan was unable to avoid a collision with an opponent in the final - Vardanyan literally "made" with the track in the first turn. Return to the race at the end of the peloton did not break the spirit of the Russians he managed to win back 10 positions and finished the race on the 13th line of the final Protocol."Both of our pilot showed excellent speed and a real will to win, said the Director of the youth program SMP Racing, honored coach of Russia Peter Aleshin. Of course, while both lack experience these events - what is premature finish Shvetsova with third place But the main thing that should show debut, is a high speed potential. It certainly is, and the results will come.
Some European media have published their journalistic investigation regarding the injury Michael Schumacher, took place in December 2013. Prospects while not the most joyful.Peter Hamlin, a specialist in traumatic brain injury in sports "the Progress of the recovery is very long, painfully long, virtually no progress. Miracle on the horizon is no longer waiting for. Given that in the first months after injury we are talking about survival, then the restore process takes many years, and not the fact that until the end of life may be glimmers of hope. It's like riding a roller coaster - like appeared a glimmer, but it can fade away after a day. I hope that the family Schumacher will be able to endure all trials and to find happiness".
Pilots SMP Racing Alexey Korneev, Nerses Isahakyan, Vladimir Atoev, Nikita and Artem Troitsky Kabakov has completed a four-day test at the Spanish track Alcarras, held in the framework of the championship SMP Formula 4.The first two days of training were conducted only four Russians. Wednesday and Thursday were joined by Vladimir Atoev and two Finnish racer Aleksanteri Huovinen and Niko Kari.If in the first test days, the times of the Russian pilots go beyond 132 minutes, by the end of the tests, this rate was significantly improved. According to the results of training the best lap time showed riders from Finland Brown 129,8, Huovinen 130,2. Atoev yielded nearest rival only 0.1 seconds. Other Russians drove the circle for a time slightly greater than 131 minutes."Our pilots showed good results considering the fact that almost all this is the first serious experience flying car including in the simulation mode of the qualifying heats, - said the Director of the youth program SMP Racing, honored coach of Russia Peter Aleshin. - These tests were very important. During the sessions we were able to catch the error and, as a result, constantly progressed".
The ex-pilot of Formula 1 Rubens Barrichello will take part in the race 24 hours of Daytona, that was confirmed by the head of the team Starworks Motorsport Peter Baron.Peter Baron "We have long wanted Rubens, but in 2012 he competed in IndyCar, and he didn't manage to find time for us. We quickly found a common language with Rubens, because it is already very long wanted to try my hand in this race in a team of such a high level. I am confident that we will succeed".Recall that Barrichello is the champion of Formula 1 by the number of starts in the races - 322. Closest pursuers of active pilots Jenson button 266 and Fernando Alonso 234.
The Fund CVC, which owns a controlling stake in Formula 1, has reshuffled the Board of Directors of the championship. The Executive Director remains Bernie Ecclestone.The Board of Directors as non-Executive Directors entered Luca di Montezemolo, the former President of Ferrari, and Paul Walsh. Chairman of the Board of Directors remains Peter Brabeck-Letmathe.
The new McLaren MP4-30, apparently, will inherit many aerodynamic solutions with Red Bull cars. Not necessary to wonder, after all, one of the leaders of the technical Department was the former chief aerodynamicist "red bull" Peter Prodromou.So, on the Friday tests during the Grand Prix of Abu Dhabi McLaren tested front spoiler, designed for machines 2015. On your profile it looks like the solution that is used in the Red Bull.It is also known that the exhaust system new power plant Honda, which the British team will use in the season of 2015, is very low - this will create a very low side pontoons in style again, Red Bull RB10.
The head of Red Bull's Christian Horner said that many teams wanted to win him over workers.Christian Horner "a lot of teams would like to receive our specialists from different fields, but we all kept, including Newey. We all work as one team, as one family and all contributed in the car for the season-2015.We now have two young and fast pilot, who will fight for the title next year. We are all as strong as it was before."However, one of the key figures of the technical staff of the Red Bull chief aerodynamicist Peter Prodromou already working within the walls of the McLaren.