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Schedule of presentations of the Formula 1 season 2017 is almost over, the press service of the Haas confirmed that it will show my car on Sunday 26 February.The American team decided to show my car the same day that Red Bull with Toro Rosso.Machine Haas VF17 - this is the second attempt of the American team to break through to the top of the championship after a successful debut with VF16 last year. The revised lineup of pilots, the team is likely to change its livery.Recall that the earliest we will see the car Sauber on February 20.
After the resignation of Ron Dennis, a new management team of McLaren has changed the system of numbering machines. So, the novelty will receive index MCL32. Changes and coloring machines.Eric bulge, racing Director at McLaren "Coloring change significantly. It remains to wait a few days."The presentation of McLaren-Honda MCL32 scheduled for February 24. The first tests will be held in Barcelona on 27 February.It is expected that the car of 2017 will get the orange coloring in the style of the times of Bruce McLaren. The last time these colors were used during the winter tests 2006 pictured.
Team McLaren reports that for the first time on the new machine MCL32 started the engine.Presentation of the new machine is scheduled for February 24. The first tests will be held on February 27 in Barcelona.And exactly 20 years ago, February 14, 1997, was presented the car McLaren-Mercedes MP4/12, driven by David Coulthard and Mika Hakkinen won three races. The presentation was attended by the group Spice Girls.
The new machine Red Bull RB13 will be presented 26 Feb, the day before the start of pre-season testing.The presentation will virtual the team will post photos and specifications on its website. On the morning of 27 February there will be a small photo in the pit lane of the track in Barcelona.
The pilot of McLaren Fernando Alonso has admitted that he doesn't care, the new car will be orange or black and white.Fernando Alonso "I've heard different rumors, but I don't care what color the new car orange, black or white.I asked bulge, what color will the car is to my helmet in harmony with the car, but he told me that we will see on the presentation.I only hope that the car will be fast, and the color is secondary. I think that we should be cautious in their forecasts. I heard that Zac brown is not confident in winning, but who knowsI keep a positive attitude. I'm in better shape than ever, I'm preparing for the world Cup like never before, and are going to fight to the limit.Last year at the end of the season at the speed we have overtaken Mercedes, so anything can happen in the new season, new rules".
The team Toro Rosso will present a new car STR12 February 26, the day before the start of pre-season testing. The presentation will be held in the pit lane of the track in Barcelona, where they will take the tests.The first behind the wheel of the new 27 Feb sit Carlos Sainz. Daniil Kvyat's turn will come on February 28.
The Williams team announced that for the first time on the new machine FW40 started the engine.In a statement, the team says "Great music We first started the engine on FW40. Work is on schedule".Earlier, Mercedes announced that for the first time started the engine in a new car. Before the start of the series of presentations is three weeks.
The new machine McLaren will be presented on 24 February, three days before the start of pre-season testing. It is expected that the novelty will receive index of MP4 32.Previously, only four teams have announced the dates of the presentationsFebruary 21 - February Renault22 - Force India23 Feb - Mercedes24 Feb - Ferrari.
Ferrari President Sergio Marchionne said that the team is working without breaks, to finish the work on the new car.Sergio Marchionne "the Team is working around the clock. At Christmas, workers received only two days of rest.While we are not in a hurry to make loud statements, but the work we do at the factory, is huge.We can't count on a mistake from Mercedes. Our task is already at the stage of building cars to overtake them in all respects."The new Ferrari will be presented on 24 February, the day after the presentation of the Mercedes.
The new machine Force India VJM10 passed all the necessary crash tests FIA. Its presentation will take place on February 22.Szafnauer, Otmar, operating officer of Force India "my first attempt passed all crash tests of the FIA, including a test for the strength of the arc security. It's greatThis year is the first time we completely assembled the car at its base. Before we ordered the car on the side where the process was watched by the employees of Force India. But now we do it ourselves".
Renault became the fourth team, called the date of his presentation. The novelty will be presented on February 21, six days before the start of pre-season testing.Before the date of presentations called Force India 22 February, Mercedes 23 February and Ferrari February 24. Tests will begin on February 27.
The Mercedes team will introduce new car February 23, four days before the start of the winter tests. It is expected that the novelty will receive index W08 Hybrid.While only two commands called date presentations of cars in 2017. Ferrari will present their new product on February 24, factory Fiorano circuit.
As reported by Sky Italia, the Ferrari team will present its new car on February 24, three days before the start of the winter tests in Barcelona.The presentation will be held in Fiorano, in the factory the circuit of the Scuderia. On the same day, the novelty will be tested in the framework of the shooting day.
Last season in Formula 1 was represented by 14 countries. The largest representation in Germany - the pilots of this country have scored a total of 670 points and took first place in the standings of the Nations. Russia is in the top ten.1. Germany - 670Nico Rosberg, Sebastian Vettel, Nico Hulkenberg, Pascal Wehrlein2. UK - 402Lewis Hamilton, Jenson Button, Jolyon Palmer3. Finland - 271Kimi Raikkonen, Valtteri Bottas4. Australia - 256Daniel Ricciardo5. Netherlands - 204Max Verstappen6. Mexico - 101Sergio Perez, Esteban Gutierrez7. Spain - 100Fernando Alonso, Carlos Sainz8. Brazil - 55Felipe Massa, Felipe Nasr9. France - 29Roman Grosjean, Esteban Windows10. Russia - 25Daniil Kvyat11. Denmark - 7Kevin Magnussen12. Belgium - 1Stoffel Vandorn13. Sweden - 0Marcus Ericsson14. Indonesia - 0Rio Haryanto.
Tire manufacturers Pirelli held in Monaco rubber presentation prepared for the season 2017. The tests of new tyres will begin in July.Next season tires will be much larger. The width of the front tires with 245 mm increase to 305 mm, back - from 325 mm to 405 mm. the diameter of the rear tyres will be more than 10 mm. According to the calculations of the Italian tire manufacturers that new tires will allow you to play up to two seconds per lap.
Racer Romain Haas, Grosjean commented on the second consecutive hit in the glasses of the American team debuting in 2016.The Frenchman finished fifth GP of Bahrain"This is a delightful presentation of all of us. Sixth place in Australia has not been without its share of luck, but the fifth position on the normal race this is crazy.We had an aggressive tire strategy, we knew that for us the best is SuperSoft. I felt that we well control the wear SuperSoft, so we had three new cut sets.The entire strategy was built around this. It was fun to overtake the Williams, Toro Rosso and Red Bull, maintain a good battle. This is the debut of dreams", says Grosjean.
Former Force India pilot Paul di Resta returns to Formula 1, however, the role of the reserve pilot.Claire Williams, Deputy team principal "We are delighted to see Paul in our team. He spent in Formula 1 58 Grand Prix and his knowledge is useful to us. We are confident that his previous experience in Formula 1 and current DTM presentation will help Williams this season".In 2010, di Resta became the champion of the DTM in the Mercedes lineup, and then signed a contract with Force India. In three years the Scot has twice finished fourth. In the beginning of 2014 Paul returned to DTM.
On tests in Barcelona Renault used dark coloring. Even during the presentation of the new machine RS16 the French team management made it clear that before the start of the fighting season the colors will change.The team will present the war paint on March 16, a couple of days before the first race of the weekend. It is expected that the machine will become more yellow, more traditional for the factory Renault team.
New car Mercedes W07 debuted on the track in the framework of the shooting day, which is organized by the team today at Silverstone.Behind the wheel of the car in the morning sat Nico Rosberg.It is expected that Lewis Hamilton will test the car in the afternoon.The official presentation of the Mercedes W07 will be held on 22 February in Barcelona, before the first day of the winter tests.
Ferrari has denied reports that the presentation of the new machine will take place on 19 or 20 February, according to Finnish publication Ilta Sanomat.Alberto Antonini, the head of the press service of the Scuderia "the presentation is not accepted. It's only a rumor".Earlier, Ferrari President Sergio Marchionne admitted that the team had to extend the deadlines for the preparation of a new machine due to the protracted modernization, the SF15-T.
Team Haas announced that her debut, the machine has successfully passed the mandatory crash tests FIA.The presentation of the new plan to spend on February 21, the day before the start of pre-season tests in Barcelona. Earlier the team announced that its pilots will become Roman Grosjean and Esteban Gutierrez. Main technical partner of Ferrari.
As a rule, Ferrari held a Grand presentation of the new machines before the start of the winter tests, but now it's been reported that the team is going to make a presentation of the new car online on 19 or 20 February. All of which will only publish a couple of photos and interviews with the pilots.As have informed in a press-service of the Scuderia, this information is not yet reliable, since the guide team has not yet decided.
The owner of the eponymous team gene Haas said that any high-profile presentations to his stable would not be satisfied in connection with the launch of its first car.Gene Haas "Nothing big, just the usual run of the car in Barcelona. We have no time and desire to do it loudly and pompously. We present the car the day before the start of the tests - on February 21. More of the question. Until you tell me what color the car is painted. See for yourself".
Team Haas plans to present its car on February 21, the day before the start of pre-season tests.Gnther Steiner, the head of Haas "the Work with the machine on track. Now begins the production cycle. Now we need to make sure that everything will be ready to begin assembling the machine.All development work came to an end, and about 7-8 of January, we plan to conduct crash tests. And the day before the start of tests we will make a presentation".As to the coloring of the machine, then, according to Steiner, the decision is still pending. Previously, the team posted a photo of the workout pit stop where the car is mostly black in color.
During the Grand Prix of Japan race Director MLaren Eric Bulle said that soon the team will find a series of ads about signing sponsorship contracts. And here it became known that in the next season McLaren on the machines will appear logos Chandon champagne.Ron Dennis, head of McLaren Group "We are pleased to announce that mot Hennessy has selected the team of McLaren-Honda for a long-term partnership. For us it is a privilege to work with Chandon, one of the famous brands owned by Moet Hennessy".The cooperation will begin only in 2016. At the presentation of the Chandon logo appeared on the side of the nose fairing, where once flaunted the name of another alcoholic brand -Johnnie Walker.
In the days of Grand Prix of Russia in Sochi's Olympic Park fans will find large-scale entertainment program and a series of evening concerts in the Central square.The headliners of the concert program of the event will be Russian pop group "Disco Crash" and "A STUDIO", and as the main guest star will perform Australian singer Natalie Imbruglia, three-time Grammy Award nominee and winner of the MTV Music Awards.A series of concerts in the Central square opens Friday, October 9. At 1840, guests can enjoy a one-hour concert of the group "Disco Crash", the winner of awards "Muz-TV" and MTV Russia Music Awards. Begin the evening with DJ Legran, the official disc jockey of the Russian Olympic team at the Games in Vancouver in 2010.Saturday's show will begin on 10 October at 1800. First on stage will DJ Legran, after which the audience waiting for the performance of the Russian Triangle Sun and the pupils of the Academy of cinema and show business Yana Rudkovskaya. The Natalie Imbruglia concert will begin at 2010 and conclude the Saturday part of the entertainment program.Sunday, right after the finish of races of Formula 1, on the stage of the Central square will return DJ Legran and then, at 1800 will start the presentation of the pop group "A STUDIO".Concert in the days of Grand Prix of Russia Formula 1 will complement a variety of other recreational activities. In the F1 Village area fans will be able to buy official Souvenirs of the Sochi Autodrom, Formula 1 teams and sign their favorite pilot in the traditional autograph sessions.From 8 to 11 October in the Olympic Park will host the freestyle show performed by team FMX Red Bull, which includes the Russian athlete Alexei Kolesnikov. The main star of the drift show will become Vice-champion of the Russian drift series 2012 Nikita Shikov. In addition, the area will demonstrate their art professional stand-riders.In the days of Grand Prix of Russia will be a title fight for the championship belt Featherweight title between current champion M-1 Challenge Slovak Ivan Buchinger and champion in lightweight Monocrom "Tarzan" Barnawi from France. The tournament will be attended by Russian athlete Adam "Beard" Yandiyev - one of the best light heavyweights in mixed martial arts new wave. In total, the fightcard will include about ten fights with participation of Russian and foreign stars.In Extreme Park guests the "Royal races" will be able to enjoy demonstrations and competitions of the best athletes in BMX, as well as attend workshops on skateboarding and a Playground for Street Workout. For young viewers will open Playground, where during the weekend will be bubble show, workshops animation, view cheer-leaders and classes children's dance Studio.In other areas of the Park fans waiting for the show masters breakdance and martial arts, as well as a field for mini-Golf and a pavilion with radio-controlled cars. F1 Village, guests of the Grand Prix of Russia will be able to try your hand at the wheel of a simulator of a Formula 1 car and drive a few laps on a virtual version of the Sochi Autodrom and other tracks of the world Cup.In addition, the center "Ice cube" will be a series of concerts of filming the show, Comedy Club, for the second year in a row coming to Sochi in the midst of the peak season. The Large ice Palace on October 9 and 10 will be screenings of ice Ilia Averbukh's "Carmen", on October 2nd open international music festival "New wave", which will last until the eleventh.The schedule of concerts in the Central square in the days of Grand Prix of Russia9 Oktyabrya00 - 1840 DJ Legran1840 - 1940 Disco Avariya40 - 2110 DJ Legran10 Oktyabrya00 - 1840 DJ Legran1840 - 1940 Triangle Sun1940 - 2010 Performance of children Academy of film and show business Yana Rudkovsky10 - 2110 Natalie Imbruglia Oktyabrya00 - 1800 DJ Legran1800 - 1900 Studio00 - 1930 DJ Legran.
According to officially unconfirmed information, Renault next week will make a deal to buy the team Lotus and will receive from the owners of the controlling documents. This was reported on the pages of Autosport.Officially, it is known that on Monday, Renault will make a presentation, but it is yet unknown what the topic. Although now Renault can be only one theme. All other documents will be signed in the next couple of days. In case of refusal of the management to sell the Lotus team at the French company has a backup with Force India.
During the official pre-season tests the European Le Mans Series ELMS at the French track Paul Ricard in Le Castellet public for the first time presented the latest racing prototype BR01 LMP2 category of the Russian company Engineering BR. The presentation took place at pit-lane highway. Bedspread with the latest car took the head of Engineering BR Boris Rotenberg.At the moment the car is preparing for the racing season. First the possibility of a new prototype will evaluate pilots of the Russian SMP Racing team."Today this is the date of birth of a new car and a new milestone in the development of Motorsport. For the first time in the history of the Russian team SMP Racing team, with Russian pilots, will be performing at the LMP2 prototype developed by the Russian company" said Boris Rotenberg.In the upcoming season, SMP Racing team will perform at the prototypes BR01 in the LMP2 category in the ELMS championship, and will also participate in the legendary marathon "24 hours of Le Mans. The crew room 37 will include Mikhail Aleshin, Kirill Ladygin and Anton Ladygin. The top three at number 27 will be Nicolas Minassian, Maurizio Mediani and David Markosov.The calendar of the European Le Mans Series11 April 4 Hours of Silverstone Silverstone, UK17 may 4 Hours of Imola Bologna, Italyon July 12 4 Hours of Red Bull Ring Spielberg, AustriaSeptember 6 4 Hours of Le Castellet Le Castellet, Franceon October 18 4 Hours of Estoril Estoril, Portugal.
Deputy head of the Force India Robert Fearnley said that the team's preparation for the season-2015 prevented bankruptcy Marussia and Caterham.Robert Fearnley "Just imagine what we could not get to work in the wind tunnel, while Toyota has not dealt with their clients from Caterham. We had to wait a whole month And the tube is just idleWe also failed because Marussia to agree with some of our suppliers who began to demand advance payment for the products. All of this has hit our balance of Finance and the timing of the preparation of the machine to the start of the season".Recall that the new machine VJM08 will only appear on the final test in Barcelona. The first test in Jerez Force India just missed, and following a four-day test session is going to take to last year's machine.In late January, the team held a presentation of war paint in 2015.