The head of Toro Rosso Franz Toast praised the start of cooperation of the team with Honda mechanics.
In the first day of testing in Barcelona Italian-Japanese tandem not just escaped technical problems, but also became the leader of the passed distance.
“I have not noticed any problems, said a Toast at a press conference on Monday. – The powerplant is working fine and I’m sure Honda has enough potential and resources to Refine to the desired level.
In recent months, they have made great progress in terms of reliability, and in power is also added. So we are very positive...
Mercedes Motorsport boss Toto Wolff has shared his first impressions from the start of pre-season tests in Barcelona.
Following the morning session, three leading teams were separated by just 0.3 seconds, and the Austrian believes that this predecessor interesting of the season.
Daniel ricciardo showed the best time on the first test session Monday
“A good beginning, said wolf in an interview with Sky F1. – It is difficult to draw any conclusions, because it is quite cold and simply gather information, evaluate the work of the machines. But it was interesting to watch as morning...
The pilot of Renault’s Nico Hulkenberg, knows firsthand about combining races in the Formula 1 and the WEC, believes that Fernando Alonso made a tough call, venturing on simultaneous participation in two world Championships.
In 2015, Nico Hulkenberg conducted two rounds of the Porsche factory team, and one of them won. And, it was a marathon “24 hours of Le Mans.”
“Now I prefer to concentrate on one thing, but Alonso is at a different stage of his career. He twice became world champion in Formula 1 and now looking for new challenges, I understand, quoted Hulkenberg...
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The Red Bull racer Daniel ricciardo was fastest following the morning of the first day of pre-season tests in Barcelona.
In just a few minutes before the checkered flag, the Australian took the first place with the best time 1.20,179, which is mounted on the Medium tyres, and finished second as Valtteri Bottas. The representative of the third team of the big three Kimi Raikkonen lost the leader 0,327 seconds, and even showed the results on the softer part of the Soft.
Completing the provisional top-5 Nico Hulkenberg and Brendon Hartley, who became the leaders of the passed distance. Racer...
Executive Director of McLaren Zach brown confirmed that the cause of the departure of Fernando Alonso off the track was the problem with the mounting of the wheel.
At the end of the first hour of the first day of tests in Barcelona, the Spaniard flew out of the gravel in the last corner, shortly before unexpectedly deprived of the right rear wheel.
Video: Departure of Fernando Alonso off the track at the beginning of the first day of testing in Barcelona
“The reason is the defect wheel nuts, Mr brown said at a briefing with the media. But we will not lose this much time. No drama...
Former racer of the Formula 1, and now the expert mark Surer harshly criticized the mandatory introduction of the system of protection of the cockpit in 2018.
“Do you remember ugly nose cones in 2014? FIA managed to get rid of them, but now the machine is again look worse than ever, because the cockpit tightened the seat! said Surer in an interview with Speed Week. – I do not believe that there was no other solution. After all, the protective screen did not even tested – Sebastian Vettel drove two laps and all, while Red Bull Racing has not passed the test for load.
I think it...
Team Force India has not abandoned the idea of renaming, despite the fact that the presentation on Monday in Barcelona no statements on this occasion was not done.
For almost a year, the team from Silverstone is studying the possibility of changing the name, including to get rid of the mention of India and to attract additional attention of sponsors from all over the world. It was expected that the new name will be presented at the presentation, but apparently the team did not have time to settle all the details.
Became known the likely new name of the team Force India
“It is highly...
Official channel of Formula 1 has published a video of the incident involving Fernando Alonso at the beginning of the first day of pre-season tests in Barcelona.
At the end of the first hour of the driver at McLaren, who had at that time six circles, flew off the track in the last corner. The reason for the departure was loose right rear wheel, but why it fell out is still unknown.
The wheels quite literally came off for Fernando Alonso earlier 👀
Just a handful of laps in – not an ideal start to #F1Testing 😬for McLaren#F1 pic.twitter.com/atANeIlr7L
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Start of pre-season testing in Barcelona turned out for Fernando Alonso is not the best way. At the end of the first hour the Spaniard went off the track in the last corner, when passing from the machine McLaren MCL33 fell off the rear right wheel.
“Something clearly went wrong, – quotes Motorsport-Total technical expert Gary Anderson. – The last Chicane on the track in Barcelona is a very complicated place. Maybe the cause of the problem was the overly aggressive attack of the curbs. Maybe it was in the car. But in any case it’s not the best start to test for...