Racer Red Bull Racing’s Daniel ricciardo was the best at the end of the morning session of the second day of testing in Barcelona this week.
Tyres Hypersoft Australian clocked the fastest time of two weeks, 1.18,357 and was ahead by 0,043 seconds of the current world champion of Formula 1 Lewis Hamilton, who also drove your best lap on the soft tyres.
First-day leader Sebastian Vettel was third, but lost to ricciardo and Hamilton for a second, but unlike the pilots of Red Bull Racing and Mercedes it the time showed on the rubber Medium.
Fourth place was taken by Fernando Alonso who...
The head of Toro Rosso Franz Toast expressed confidence that by the end of the season, a subsidiary of the Red Bull team will be able to get ahead of McLaren, which has changed motors in the end of 2017.
“We are pleased with the work of Honda and we are confident that they will provide us with a competitive motor, said Tost in an interview with Sky Sports F1. – I’m sure during the season we will progress and by the end of the year will be really quick. Our goal is to be at the head of the middle group of the peloton.
I don’t care about McLaren. I am convinced that by...
Race Director McLaren Eric bulge confirmed that the second pre-season test in Barcelona the team had to change the cooling system.
During the first unit, despite the relatively cool weather conditions, the team from Woking had problems with overheating the machine, the engine cover was even spotted markings. By the beginning of the second week of tests MCL33 in the engine there are three additional holes.
“Due to the fact that we have a new car and new engine, we are forced to find additional space for heat dissipation, – quotes bouillet German edition of Motorsport-Total. – You...
Ferrari Chairman Sergio Marchione explained his words about the fact that the Italian company could leave Formula 1 if Liberty Media does not change course on the transformation of the championship.
The boss of Liberty Media unhappy public disputes with teams of Formula 1
“I’m not saying that Ferrari is going to leave F1 in 2020. But if we can’t settle it, then leave, said Marchione in an interview with AutoCar. – We are in F1 longer than any other team, and understand our sport. It’s hard to imagine Formula 1 without Ferrari, so I sincerely hope that a solution...
Wednesday, 7 March, Barcelona will host the second day of pre-season tests this week.
As before, during the day Sunny conditions, and the maximum temperature will be 15 degrees Celsius.
Three of the ten teams will divide the program between two riders, including Williams – in the morning behind the wheel sits FW41 lance Stroll, and the day the canadian will be replaced by Sergey Sirotkin.
Online broadcast of the second day will begin at 10:55 Moscow time.
The participants of the second day of the second block of tests in Barcelona
Mercedes: Lewis Hamilton (morning), Valtteri Bottas...
The Ferrari driver Sebastian Vettel commented on his performance in the first day of the second block of tests in Barcelona.
The German showed the best time and became the leader of the passed distance, after 167 laps.
“Overall a very good day, – quotes Vettel edition F1i. – We have not had any problems, and I hope we will continue in the same spirit until the end of the test on Friday.
Although the whole day the sun shone, sometimes the conditions on the track was quite difficult, because a strong wind was blowing. But, of course, the weather is much better in comparison with...
Russian racer Sergey Sirotkin commented on the results of the first day of testing in Barcelona this week.
Rookie Williams drove the car FW41 in the morning session after 42 of the circle and showed the ninth time.
“Compared to last week warmer, but still the conditions for the tests was difficult, – said Sergei in an interview with the press service Williams. In the morning we had a couple of hitches, but in any case, everything went better than on the first tests and I was able to learn something. We also collected data that will help us on Wednesday.
Not a perfect day, but it...
Four-time world champion of Formula 1 Sebastian Vettel topped the final classification of the first day of the second block the pre-season tests in Barcelona.
The Ferrari driver overcame day record of 167 laps and showed the best time 1.20,396, beating at 0.200 seconds, Valtteri Bottas.
The third result of the day was marked by the pilot of Red Bull Racing’s Max Verstappen, who until Bottas was just 0,053 seconds.
Reigning and four-time world champion Lewis Hamilton, who succeeded Bottas after lunch, showed the fourth time, losing to Vettel 0,412 seconds.
Rounded out the top 5...
The Sauber team announced an increase of Tatiana Calderon. After a year spent as a member of the program development, the Colombian racer was a test pilot of the team. Tatiana will be working on the simulator at base in Hinwil and the engineers in the course of a few Grand Prix.
The main program Calderon in 2018 will be participating in the youth series GP3, where she will defend the colors of Jenzer Motorsport.
“I look forward to continuing our successful cooperation, – quotes Calderon press-service of the Sauber. A new job will help me significantly to develop my racing...
The President and CEO of Liberty Media Greg Maffei was surprised, kind of publicity was devoted to talks with the teams about the future of Formula 1 after 2020.
Many participants of the world championship, Ferrari especially, dissatisfied with the reforms proposed by the new owners, it seems that disputes will only increase.
“You saw some public disagreements. We try to achieve a balance, for example, to limit costs and to equalize the income that is not in the interests of the favorites – said Maffei at a press conference on Deutsche Bank’s Media, Telecom & Business...