The Ferrari driver Sebastian Vettel was fastest during the morning session of the first day of testing in Barcelona this week.
On the Medium tyres four-time world champion of Formula 1 showed the best time is 1.20,396, yielding a second result of Lewis Hamilton, which was installed last Friday.
Exactly two tenths from Vettel behind Valtteri Bottas, who rode one lap less than the Germans. Vettel ran 86 laps and was the leader of the passed distance.
Took third place in the Red Bull Racing driver Max Verstappen, who replaced the unwell on Tuesday Daniel ricciardo and recorded in the asset...
Four-time and current world champion of Formula 1 Lewis Hamilton has said that plans to extend the contract with Mercedes before the start of the season in Melbourne. But even if it doesn’t happen, then nothing bad will happen.
Zach brown: McLaren would be delighted at the return of Hamilton
“We just need to settle some details. I hope before the season starts we will sign a new agreement. But there was no rush. I don’t feel pressure from other drivers, but Mercedes should not worry about what I can start negotiations with someone else, – quotes Hamilton to the...
Formula 1 champion 2009, Jenson button has responded to the statement by the former participants of the program of development of Lotus and Renault Carmen Chord about the fact that in some racing series the girls have to work hard because of high physical exertion. This conclusion Spanish pilot did after a demonstration race behind the wheel of cars of Formula E in Mexico.
Carmen Chord: Formula E is more suited to girls than F1, it is easier
“Oh, Carmen, this review’s not helping the girls in Motorsport – wrote button on Twitter. – Ask Danica Patrick about the need for...
Director Haas Gunther Steiner called on the owners of Formula 1 of Liberty Media as soon as possible to present the programme of reform for 2021.
While promoters of the world Cup holding back the Contract agreement, for three years, but after his actions they intend to radically change the face of the Big Prizes. But in addition to controversial regulations for motors, no details of future reforms.
“We are still waiting in Liberty Media will share with us their plans about what they’re going to do in 2021, said Steiner in an interview with ESPN F1. Even everything will remain...
On Tuesday, March 6, on the track of Barcelona-Catalunya will host the first day of the second and final block of pre-season tests of Formula 1 in 2018.
The weather forecast for the second block of pre-season tests in Barcelona
After the abnormally cold the last week in Catalunya it’s finally heat in the next four days, weather forecasters promise warm and Sunny conditions with a minimum probability of rain. So nothing should prevent the preparation of the teams and drivers to the start of the season, which is less than three weeks.
Online broadcast of the first day will begin at...
Racer Ferrari traditionally give names to their cars before the start of the season.
In Melbourne, where on March 25 will start the next championship Grand Prix, the German will present the name of its new car with an index SF71H.
“It just happened, I didn’t plan anything like that,” commented Vettel his habit of giving the chassis a name.
Last year machine four-time world champion was named Gina – reduced from Regina, which translates from Latin as the Queen.
Himself Sebastian said his last year’s choice: “I don’t know, we just thought it was a...
Williams technical Director paddy Lowe called for a rejection of the trend of constant increase in the weight of Formula 1 cars.
Implementation of the protection design of the cockpit “halo” has led to the increase in the minimum weight limits of the chassis 6 kg – up to 734 kg. Is as much as 139 kg more compared with the requirements of a decade ago. Lowe believes that this process must be stopped.
“Over the past ten years, the weight of F1 cars has significantly increased – quoted by paddy F1i.com. – If the Big Prizes is a sprint, then the machine should be very...
The Williams team has announced the schedule of its pilots in the second unit, the official pre-season tests, which will be held in Barcelona this week from Tuesday to Friday.
Sergey Sirotkin will sit behind the wheel FW41 three times in the first day Russians will work on the track in the morning, on Wednesday will hold an evening processio and Friday will also go on the road after lunch.
His teammate lance Stroll will be shared with Sergey first two days, and will work on Thursday evening.
The remaining two polyessie in the morning on Thursday and Friday driving FW41 will work the third...
Team McLaren holds its second day of shooting, two weeks rent for this circuit in Barcelona, where tomorrow will start the second block of official pre-season tests.
First new car team appeared on the track on 23 February at the Spanish track Navarra, but the team needed that day and four days on the tests, and she decided to better prepare for the upcoming season, having run second in the Catalan capital on Monday.
Today in Barcelona it’s raining, but that did not stop the team to work and carry out the necessary advertising photography. Also the team’s drivers Fernando...
Deputy head Williams Claire Williams has denied speculation that the team from grove has demanded the FIA to ensure parity in terms of performance motors.
After the release of FIA race Director Charlie Whiting special directives on supply all teams the same specifications of the power plant boss of the Red Bull Racing Christian Horner told reporters “ask Claire Williams” about the motives of the Federation to give this aspect particular attention.
Minders are obliged to deliver all the same engines
On Monday, the official Twitter Williams appeared the following message:...