Former Formula 1 driver Takuma Sato admitted that would not refuse a return if he receives such a proposal.
The Japanese held a 92 Grand Prix from 2002 to 2008, and after retiring moved to IndyCar this season won the “Indianapolis 500”.
Last weekend at Suzuka Sato returned to the paddock and came to the podium as an interviewer.
“The partnership between Toro Rosso and Honda – this is great news! I wish both sides success. Franz Toast a good friend of mine. In 2008, I conducted tests in the Toro Rosso and then it seemed that I will play for this team next season, but it...
COO Force India Otmar, Szafnauer said that while the team does not guarantee himself fourth place in the constructors ‘ championship, Sergio Perez and Esteban Windows will not be able to fight among themselves.
After a series of incidents between a Mexican and a Frenchman in the Force India changed the approach. So, for example, at the last stage in Suzuka Perez was forbidden to attack the partner.
“The team’s interests always come first, – quotes the AUTOSPORT Szafnauer. – If in the remaining races of our pilots will be able to prove that you can properly fight...
The official Formula 1 channel on Youtube released a video briefing to pilots on the Grand Prix of Japan.
Participants with race Director Charlie Whiting began with the warning that after a collision with lance Strolla Sebastian Vettel had to wait for the medical machine and not to return to the pits with Pascal Wehrlein.
The main topic of conversation concerned the return to the pits, namely, the provision of seat belts at this time.
Grosjean: “We are allowed to unfasten the seat belts after the finish?”
Whiting: “No. Any more questions?”
Grosjean: “But it...
Head of Mercedes Motorsport Toto Wolff believes that it is early to speak about winning the “Silver arrows” in the championship, despite the failure of Ferrari in the last races.
At the next stage in Austin Lewis Hamilton, leading the overall standings with 59 points, can advance to win a fourth title, but the team has chances of early conquest of the Cup of designers.
However, the wolf is cautious and believes that nothing is guaranteed.
Christian Horner can’t imagine what could prevent Hamilton to win the title
“Of course, this is a huge advantage, provided that...
Mercedes driver Valtteri Bottas commented on his fourth place in the Grand Prix of Japan.
In the final laps of the race Finn caught up with walked the third of Daniel ricciardo, but was not able to conduct a successful overtaking maneuver.
“Throughout the race was a tight battle, but in the end of the race I was able to get to Daniel, but I don’t have enough space to overtake. Not helped by the virtual machine security, said Bottas. – The pace throughout the race was okay, but everyone knows that to overtake on this track is not easy.
The team has selected a successful...
The famous Italian blogger and journalist Leo Turrini sadly admitted that the Japanese Grand Prix the Ferrari team said goodbye with hopes for victory in the championship of 2017.
Due to engine problems Sebastian Vettel has gone out on the fourth lap and after the victory of Lewis Hamilton, the gap has increased to 59 points.
The victory of Lewis Hamilton in Japan and the gathering of Vettel
“It’s over, my friend. It’s really over, and the worst way – writes Turrini in his blog. – Not in the style of the Ferrari to deal with so many breakdowns. To submit such a...
Honda Motorsport Director Masashi Yamamoto has denied speculation that the Japanese manufacturer insists on speech Pierre went Out at the final stage of Superformula, which will be held one weekend with the US Grand Prix Formula 1.
In the leadership of the Red Bull has not yet decided on where to go, the French rider. On the one hand, in the Japanese series he gives only 0.5 points to the championship leader, on the other hand, to find a replacement in the Toro Rosso he will not be easy.
Pierre went Out: While I do not say anything about the participation at the Grand Prix USA
Carlos Sainz, for which the Grand Prix of Japan was the farewell in the Toro Rosso, ready to work in the team Renault.
After qualifying in Suzuka it became known that Carlos Sainz will replace Jolyon Palmer in the part of Renault in the remaining four races before the end of the season 2017.
Jolyon Palmer: I’m not mad at Renault
Carlos first sit behind the wheel of RS17 for Friday practice in Austin in two weeks.
“This is a serious challenge for me as I will try to adapt to the new machine in the final phase of the season, Sainz said in comments to Sky Sports. – May take...
Racer Toro Rosso Pierre went Out said that he does not know whether the act he is at the United States Grand Prix in Austin or stay in to compete for the title in the Japanese series Superformula.
Given the departure of Carlos Sainz in the Renault, Red Bull may face a difficult dilemma when looking for a substitute for French beginner. Some are earmarked for partner Daniil Kvyat even Sebastien Buemi, who, despite the departure from Toro Rosso and F1 at the end of 2011, continues to be linked with the Austrian concern.
Honda insists on the participation of Pierre went Out in the season...
Mercedes claim that with the power plant on the car of Lewis Hamilton there is no problem, despite the fact that at the final stage of the Grand Prix of Japan, the British complained about excessive engine vibration.
Recall that due to the victory at Suzuka and a descent of Sebastian Vettel, Hamilton managed to extend the lead from the German in the overall standings of the season-2017 to 59 points.
“We did not notice any engine problems, – quotes AUTOSPORT.com the head of Mercedes Motorsport Toto Wolff. – We have studied all the telemetry. We need to understand what is meant...