FIA race Director Charlie whiting did not understand what was so disturbed by Romain Grosjean. With the season-2018 restarts after red flags will run from the starting grid, and not for the safety car. On the tests in Barcelona, the pilots tested the new procedure, and the racer Haas was concerned about the low level of grip c asphalt.
Romain Grosjean expressed his concern about the new system restart with space
“Nobody approached me about it, – quotes Whiting edition Crash.net. – I like the comment seems strange, because it was just a training procedure. The adhesion to the...
The new pilot for the development of the Renault Artem Markelov shared his impressions from the beginning of the cooperation with the team from Enstone.
In the pre-season tests in Barcelona last year Vice-champion of Formula 2 is present in the pits, working with engineers and watching the fighting racers Carlos Sainz and Nico.
“I feel the same way as before – a professional pilot only more media, more people in the team. At the moment my goal is to work on the simulator, observation and assistance in the development of machines,” – said Artem in the program “First...
The Ferrari team announced the invitation to your technical staff Laurent Mekis, in recent years, working in FIA.
In 2014, the Frenchman took the post of Director of security, and in 2016-m replaced Herbie Blas Islands as Deputy race Director Charlie Whiting. It was thought that Makes will succeed for the First time after his resignation, but now he’s back to work in a team of Formula 1.
In 2001 Mekis joined Minardi and left there when in 2006, the team from Faenza was transformed into Toro Rosso, rising to the position of chief race engineer.
Over the past six months it already the...
The situation around the disputes between the owners of Formula 1 and the leadership of Ferrari has taken a new turn. In recent months, as you know, Ferrari threatened to withdraw from the championship on the background of discontent of the upcoming reforms in the championship. And if in Maranello expected to receive support from the FIA in this conflict, it seems, was wrong.
Speaking on Tuesday at a press briefing at the Royal automobile club of great Britain, the FIA President Jean Todt has clarified his position and made it clear that F1 needs to change, including in terms of costs and...
Race Director FIA’s Charlie whiting said that in the eve of the season-2018 on the racing tracks of the world championship Formula 1 has done a great work to prevent trips outside of the track for the purpose of receiving benefits.
“Almost all the tracks we close to a solution to this problem, – quotes Whiting publishing RaceFans. In Austin, where last year outside of the track left by Max Verstappen, we, of course, install curbs. There are several borders in the last and first turns.
If you remember, in 2016 in Mexico city Lewis Hamilton cut the first corner, but now, after...
The head of Motorsport Pirelli’s Mario Isola has proposed a solution to the problem with the pre-season tests, which this year occurred from-for bad weather in Barcelona.
Due to abnormal cold weather in the first block of tests was spoiled – one day the team lost because of snow which in the morning and before lunch was lying on the track. This led to discussions that in winter the teams of Formula 1 should go to the hot and Sunny Bahrain.
Gallery: soft snowy Barcelona
“Tests in Bahrain more revealing in terms of tyres as are in favorable weather conditions where the air...
The Ferrari pilot Sebastian Vettel believes that the long series of circles performed by Mercedes and Red Bull Racing pre-season tests in Barcelona were not significant.
According to analysts, during the simulation of the race Ferrari was slower than its main competitors. But Vettel has the explanation – the fact that Mercedes and Red Bull Racing did all the segments on the tires Medium.
“Our competitors have conducted a simulation of the race with one type of tire that it is forbidden to do on the Grand Prix. Depends on the strategy and ultimately the result, – quotes Vettel...
Team McLaren presented a panoramic video from the pre-season tests in Barcelona.
Unlike Ferrari and Mercedes, the team from grove has shown the record is not off the track and out of the boxes, allowing you to take in the sights and see the work of mechanics, engineers.
Video: Record-breaking lap of Sebastian Vettel on the tests in Barcelona
The record includes the time of departure of Fernando Alonso on the track, subsequent return, and discussed with engineers of the behavior of the machine.
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The FIA President Jean Todt for a week and a half before the first race of Formula 1 with the protection system cockpit “halo” once again responded to the criticism that continues to plague the International automobile Federation.
Max Verstappen: Let’s all stay home in bed, because there are so dangerous!
“What we all have short memories, because it was done at the request of the racers, – quotes the Todt edition F1i. – 16 Dec 2015 I received a letter signed by the Directors of the GPDA Jenson Button, Sebastian Vettel and Alex Wurzel, with an appeal to do...
Technical Director of the FIA’s Charlie whiting sees no reason to investigate the causes of the large amount of smoke that appeared from the car Ferrari at the start on the tests in Barcelona.
At the exit of the pit lane SF71H sometimes smoked so that boxes Scuderia all around was shrouded in smoke.
“We see similar quite often – said whiting in an interview with the RaceFans. – Last year much smoked the Toro Rosso car. We believe that the cause is oil leaking into the turbine through the seal. Directly on the route of such a smoke is not.”
Ferrari smoke out Sky...