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He sat down on a tree stump.Haas pilot Roman Grosjean told that he can leave the championship in 40 years.Recall that in the last year from Formula 1 it took two veteran Grand Prix Jenson button, aged 37 years and Felipe Massa at the age of 36 years.Roman Grosjean "I still have a long way to go. I came into Formula 1 when I was 27 years old, so I feel I can go a long way, maybe I will finish in 40 years. Look.I still believe that I have eight or nine seasons ahead, so I'm in the mood for a good fight.
In 2006, for the first time in the history of Formula 1 was in the team under a Russian license. One of its pilots was the Portuguese Tiago Monteiro, who under the number "18".At the end of 2004, the Midland company, founded by the canadian businessman of Soviet origin Alex Schneider, interested in participating in Formula 1, and in early 2005 she bought Eddie Jordan's team Jordan. In 2006, the team was renamed Midland F1 Racing and claimed under the Russian license, its pilots began to Tiago Monteiro and Narain Karthikeyan, a test pilot with the Russian Roman Rusinov.The car, the Midland M16 is in fact Jordan EJ15 2005. And if in the season of 2005 the results were not very good apart from the catwalk to the USA where it was launched just six cars, in 2006 they were just a failure. Monteiro finished in 11 races out of 18 and the best result was 9th place in Hungary, but then gave points only for getting into the top eight. So the season of the Portuguese finished with a zero point balance, at the 21st position and is. the other team.
In SkySports have examined the accounts of the pilots of Formula-1 in popular social networks and calculated the number of subscribers. The leader of the rating was Lewis Hamilton.Number of subscribers1. Lewis Hamilton - 14,98 2. Fernando Alonso - 6,15 3. Daniel ricciardo - 3,49 4. Sergio Perez - 2,78 5. Max Verstappen of 2.72 6. Roman Grosjean - 1,41 7. Nico - 1,29 8. Valtteri Bottas - 1,16 9. Carlos Sainz - 0,94 10. Kevin Magnussen to 0.67 million
Last season in Formula 1 was represented by 16 countries. The largest representation from the United Kingdom, but the pilots of this country have scored a total of 371 points and took only the second place in the standings of the Nations. As leaders of the standings are the Finns.Last year in the standings of the Nations the Germans won, thanks largely to Nico Rosberg. This season was not representative of Indonesia, but there were pilots from Canada, Italy and New Zealand. Russia has fallen from the 10th position to 13th.1. Finland - 510Valtteri Bottas, Kimi Raikkonen2. UK - 371Lewis Hamilton, Jolyon Palmer, Jenson button, Paul di Resta3. Germany - 365Sebastian Vettel, Nico Hulkenberg, Pascal Wehrlein4. Australia - 200Daniel Ricciardo5. Netherlands - 168Max Verstappen6. France - 115Esteban Windows, Roman Grosjean, Pierre Went Out7. Mexico - 100Sergio Perez8. Spain - 71Carlos Sainz, Fernando Alonso9. 43 In BrazilFelipe Massa10. Canada - 40Lance Stroll11. Denmark - 19Kevin Magnussen12. Belgium - 13Stoffel Vandorn13. Russia - 5Daniil Kvyat14. Sweden - 0Marcus Ericsson15. Italy - 0Antonio Giovinazzi16. New Zealand - 0Brandon Hartley.
Haas pilot Roman Grosjean in the first test day in Abu Dhabi showed the 4th result.Roman Grosjean "It was a very good day during which we did a lot of good. Team tested all compounds of tires, including Medium and Gipersoft. Gipersoft is a great tire, perfectly suitable for training. Although, they just wear out instantly.All the tyres are much faster but they will wear quicker. Tyres may be used at a certain stage of degradation, but then they abruptly become ineffective.
Roman Grosjean said that he is cooperating with his teammate Haas Kevin Magnussen.Roman Grosjean "I think the team did a great job this year with their work. I also want to mention that I have a great relationship with Kevin.To be honest, this is the best teammate that I ever had in my career. It's worth it when the team is trying to reach the top".Informed partners of Grogan was Fernando Alonso, Kimi Raikkonen, Pastor Maldonado and Esteban Gutierrez.
Haas pilot Roman Grosjean PROEL martial race in Abu Dhabi but finished only 11th, eight seconds behind the points zone.Roman Grosjean "I tried silu Think it was a great class in my performance, but it was not enough to get into the points. I tried everything I could. It was a good battle, but my opponents had too much speed on the straights. It was very difficult to overtake rivals, since they are all long defended.It was a good year overall, and only our second season in Formula 1. We learned a lot and know where they can improve to become faster".
Mercedes, Lewis Hamilton, Valtteri Bottas 13-7Ferrari, Sebastian Vettel - Kimi Raikkonen 15-5Red Bull, Daniel Riccardo - Max Verstappen 7-13Force India, Sergio Perez - Esteban Windows 13-7Williams, Felipe Massa - lance Stroll 17-2McLaren, Fernando Alonso - Stoffel Vandorn 16-3Toro Rosso, Pierre went Out - Brendon Hartley 1-2Renault, Nico - Carlos Sainz 3-1Haas, Roman Grosjean, Kevin Magnussen 12-8Sauber, Marcus Ericsson - Pascal Wehrlein 7-11.
The pilot Haas Romain Grosjean in qualifying for the Grand Prix of Abu Dhabi showed the 16-th result. For the second part, but missed just 13 thousandths of a second.Roman Grosjean "We were very close to advancing to the second round, but the result remained unchanged. On Friday I lost a lot of time, which affected in the most negative way to my work today. I couldn't adapt to the car, to understand its behavior in a constantly changing environment.This year I have not been able to get from the front of the car is 100 stable operation, I was given this time, but every time this problem makes itself felt".
Roman Grosjean admitted that he likes to grow together with my team Haas.Roman Grosjean "We grow together. I have an advantage in that I started my career in Formula 1 in 27 years, and now I'm 31.I see that continue to evolve, so will be able to speak, until I was 37, 38 or even 39 years. I have still to come. If I can grow up with Haas, then Yes, why notBut if they give me a car capable of winning, then I'm ready to move on to something else".On account of Grogan six full seasons in Formula 1. Best result - 7th place in 2013 with the Lotus currently Renault.
Since then, as Esteban Windows debuted in Formula 1 in the Manor in the summer of 2016, the young Frenchman was consistently reached the finish line in each race. However, the error of Roman Grosjean on the first lap of the race in Brazil interrupted a record series of national.Windows was able to finish in a series of 27 races - none of the debutants of Formula 1 before this was not possible. The previous record belonged to max Chilton, who made his live debut with Marussia in 2013 and issued a series of 25 finishes.
Haas pilot Roman Grosjean finished 15th after the beginning of the race with Esteban Window. During the race the Frenchman received a 10-second penalty after the finish - two more penalty points.Roman Grosjean "the Only thing I can say about the start of the race is the fact that I received a strong blow in the machine frame. I believe that I had a punctured rear left wheel. I had to turn the steering wheel in order not to lose the car. It was made by me due to a puncture. I received a fine for anything, and I'm not very happy with it. I want to see the replay again.A positive result of the race is that lately the speed of the machine was stunning. Despite the fact that we had a serious damage near the bottom, the car went around the track pretty good.Now we need to understand why the speed was so high before the race in Abu Dhabi".
On the first lap of the race in Brazil Roman Grosjean crashed into Esteban's Windows, which the pilot Force India has gone.Even during the race Grosjean earned a 10-second penalty, which worked during the pit stop. After the finish the stewards of the Brazilian Grand Prix gave the Frenchman two penalty points.
In the team Williams Felipe Massa drove a qualifying score with their partner and 172. The most equal fight to Sauber, where Pascal Wehrlein is leading with a score 107.Mercedes, Lewis Hamilton, Valtteri Bottas 13-6Ferrari, Sebastian Vettel - Kimi Raikkonen 14-5Red Bull, Daniel Riccardo - Max Verstappen 6-13Force India, Sergio Perez - Esteban Windows 12-7Williams, Felipe Massa - lance Stroll 17-2McLaren, Fernando Alonso - Stoffel Vandorn 15-3Toro Rosso, Pierre went Out - Brendon Hartley 0-2Renault, Nico - Carlos Sainz 2-1Haas, Roman Grosjean, Kevin Magnussen 12-7Sauber, Marcus Ericsson - Pascal Wehrlein 7-10.
Haas pilot Roman Grosjean on the results practices Grand Prix of Brazil was on the 15th position.Roman Grosjean "It was a decent Friday. I was able to drive many laps, testing different settings and some novelties. The morning went well but we had a lot of time to spend in the pits.In any case, the good news is that we had a dry Friday, although everyone thought that it will rain. Today we did our best to work with the settings".
Pilots Haas failed to reach the second round of qualifying in Mexico Kevin Magnussen qualified 18th, Romain Grosjean - 19th. Kevin Magnussen "We knew it would be difficult. We are still in Friday saw that we don't have the speed to compete for more. And so it was last year. But still we are disappointed with the result. But tomorrow we will fight. The speed in the race should be a bit better. We need to see what we can achieve. I don't think we can keep the McLaren behind him, but other teams will try to compete".Roman Grosjean "I did not hurt to pass the net circle. I can't complain about traffic or blocking. Everything was in order. We just lacked speed and downforce was very small - the car was constantly worn from side to side. We will move forward, we will try to fix the situation in the race. The team in General is doing everything he can. I don't leave a positive attitude. Tomorrow will be an interesting race".
Mercedes, Ferrari and Williams continues dominance of one of the pilots, and Haas and Sauber fight between teammates almost equal.Mercedes, Lewis Hamilton, Valtteri Bottas 13-5Ferrari, Sebastian Vettel, Kimi Raikkonen 13-5Red Bull, Daniel Riccardo - Max Verstappen 6-12Force India, Sergio Perez - Esteban Windows 11-7Williams, Felipe Massa - lance Stroll 15-2McLaren, Fernando Alonso - Stoffel Vandorn 14-3Toro Rosso, Pierre went Out - Brendon Hartley 0-1Renault, Nico - Carlos Sainz 1-1Haas, Roman Grosjean - Kevin Magnussen 11-7Sauber, Marcus Ericsson - Pascal Wehrlein 7-9.
Haas pilot Roman Grosjean in the USA finished 14th and was the best representative of the American team.Roman Grosjean "the Car was not too fast, I have been struggling with a strong degradation of the left tires, especially the front. I tried to take the car to the finish, but the last few laps felt it quite dangerous.I was pleased to see how many fans were in the stands. Very sorry that we could not show the best show of your team. We will be a lot of work, I promise. We know that Mexico last year was a tough race, but hopefully we will find some solutions. We worked hard, but now we are full of frustration".
The dominance of one pilot is most evident in Williams and McLaren. Approximately equal to the fight is only Sauber.Mercedes, Lewis Hamilton, Valtteri Bottas 12-5Ferrari, Sebastian Vettel - Kimi Raikkonen 12-5Red Bull, Daniel Riccardo - Max Verstappen 6-11Force India, Sergio Perez - Esteban Windows 11-6Williams, Felipe Massa - lance Stroll 14-2McLaren, Fernando Alonso - Stoffel Vandorn 13-3Toro Rosso, Daniil Kvyat is Brendon Hartley 1-0Renault, Nico - Carlos Sainz 0-1Haas, Roman Grosjean - Kevin Magnussen 11-6Sauber, Marcus Ericsson - Pascal Wehrlein 6-9.
Haas pilot Roman Grosjean in the home for his team in the qualification of Grand Prix of the USA showed 14-th result.Roman Grosjean "It was a tough weekend until qualifying. Before qualification I didn't use Ul. Yesterday, we worked with other teams, and on Saturday morning turned on the track before to try them out.The incident with Strolla was unexpected and quite close to the accident. I was lucky not to turn around on the grass, that could be a disaster. It would be the end of the training. We went to the second round, which is good, since it was the maximum that we can squeeze out of their car.We strongly tightened and narrowed the gap from seven tenths to two-tenths to the guys ahead, but we still don't really perform well on the home track. I think it has more to do with the tyres, and in this area there's a gap in speed. We need to deal with it. I hope we can give the fans something special tomorrow".
After the end of the qualification in Austin, the stewards of the Grand Prix of the USA have punished the lance Stroll for blocking Roman Grosjean.Stroll was fined loss of three positions at the start. In addition, the young canadian earned first career penalty.Earlier, a similar punishment was awarded to Kevin Magnussen, prevented Sergio Perez.
Haas pilot Roman Grosjean believes that he is able to become a champion in Formula 1.Roman Grosjean "I understand that there are always things you can improve. This work with brakes, and other aspects. The ability to cope with difficulties - also a good feature of the pilot.But now with my physical form and experience I could become world champion in a good car".The best result of Grosjean in the championship - 7th place in 2013.
In Renault total advantage of Nico over Jolyon Palmer, who is leaving the French team after the Japanese weekend. Pierre went Out a second consecutive qualification has lost a partner in the Toro Rosso, and in the next phase it will have a new partner Daniil Kvyat.Mercedes, Lewis Hamilton, Valtteri Bottas 11-5Ferrari, Sebastian Vettel - Kimi Raikkonen 11-5Red Bull, Daniel Riccardo - Max Verstappen 5-11Force India, Sergio Perez - Esteban Windows 11-5Williams, Felipe Massa - lance Stroll 13-2McLaren, Fernando Alonso - Stoffel Vandorn 12-3Toro Rosso, Carlos Sainz, Pierre went Out 2-0Renault, Nico - Jolyon Palmer 15-0Haas, Roman Grosjean, Kevin Magnussen 10-6Sauber, Marcus Ericsson - Pascal Wehrlein 5-9.
The pilot Haas Romain Grosjean were eliminated in the qualification of Grand Prix of Japan after a collision with a barrier.Roman Grosjean "I'm fine, can not be said about the car. It was a mistake, but even without errors, the car behaved very nervously. We need to understand what went wrong.I tried to catch the car, but he slipped on the grass, and then threw me in the barrier. The machine can be quick, so we expect a good race result. It's a shame that I didn't get out of the first round, because you could fight for a place in the top ten".
Renault continues the total benefit Nico, and Pierre went Out his first skills lost to the partner for Toro Rosso.Mercedes, Lewis Hamilton, Valtteri Bottas 10-5Ferrari, Sebastian Vettel - Kimi Raikkonen 10-5Red Bull, Daniel Riccardo - Max Verstappen 4-11Force India, Sergio Perez - Esteban Windows 11-4Williams, Felipe Massa - lance Stroll 12-2McLaren, Fernando Alonso - Stoffel Vandorn 11-3Toro Rosso, Carlos Sainz, Pierre went Out 1-0Renault, Nico - Jolyon Palmer 14-0Haas, Roman Grosjean, Kevin Magnussen 10-5Sauber, Marcus Ericsson - Pascal Wehrlein 4-9.
The pilot Haas Romain Grosjean in qualifying for the Malaysian Grand Prix showed the 16-th result. Before the release of the second part did not have enough quarters of a second.Roman Grosjean "I'm all right, as with the car. The mechanics did a great job repairing the car after yesterday's accident. I have replaced many parts.It's a shame that I couldn't pass the second round. It was difficult to get to work rubber, interfere with traffic, there was a problem with Alonso. In General, I am sad that I left in the first round".
Stewards Grand Prix of Malaysia has allowed the team Haas to work with the machine Roman Grogan in violation of curfew.The team asked the stewards of the permission for night work of the Frenchman, which was broken after hitting a loose manhole of drainage system. The stewards considered the situation of force majeure, and went against Haas.
During the second practice on the path of the Roman Grogan was the hatch of the drainage system - Haas and the Frenchman flew into the protective barrier. The car sustained serious damage but the pilot, fortunately, was not injured.Roman Grosjean "I'm all right. Only the video I saw that the broken hatch of the drainage system. I was driving on a normal trajectory, and then felt a blow. I immediately realized that the rear wheel no. Immediately the car spun, and she flew into the protective barrier".
The owner of the eponymous team gene Haas stated that Singapore is no place for favoritism as it might seem.Kevin Magnussen "After the race I told the press that the decision to skip ahead of Grosjean cost us points, but the situation was actually somewhat different than I thought in that moment."Indeed, team principal Gunther Steiner has decided to release ahead of Roman Grosjean in order to get the most out of two different strategies for pilots.Gene Haas "it was said Steiner, our team has no place for favoritism. Roman and Kevin are equal, but during the race we take some decisions from the pit wall.We decided to clear the way for both pilots, because they were on different strategies. Maybe we hurt someone's feelings, but we explained why such decision was made".