Ferrari racer Sebastian Vettel had to say goodbye in the first lap of the race in Russia. He started the race from seventh place and was hit by Daniil Kvyat in the second corner. As a result, the German ran into another Red Bull, Daniel Ricciard. The Red Bulls were able to continue the race, while Vettl’s journey continued with a spin towards the wall. A flat tire and a re-collision with a Kvyat ultimately eliminated him from the race. Kvyat received a 10-second stop-go penalty for his mistakes. In addition, this was the second consecutive accident where there was contact between a German and a Russian. There were no accidents in the background either. The accident between Nico Hulkenberg and Esteban Gurierrez eliminated Hulkenberg. Gutierrez made his way to the pits, fitted a new nose and continued the race. At the same time, it is earlier
After a big collision with Fernando Alonso in the first race of the year in Australia, the Haas team has prepared a new, modified body for its racer Esteban Gutierrez, which the young Mexican will be able to use in the next race in Bahrain this weekend. Alonso ran into the car of this year's new team from behind and so they both had to finish the first race of the year early. "Some parts, including the chassis itself, have been sent back to Europe for final inspection, as we do not have to carry out these procedures in Bahrain. We have enough parts with us to assemble a new, improved body and use it in the next race. At the moment, we will repair it and use it as a reserve, ”explained team owner Günther Steiner. The Austrian praised his teammates on this occasion. »F
Next week, the first tests of this year are scheduled to take place at the Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya. All eleven teams will take part, all of them except Sauber with the 2016 season car. The newly joined Haas team will experience the first kilometers on the track, and their priority in those days will be, as expected, lap laps and not lap times. They will present their race car on Monday morning, an hour before the start of testing, in Boxing Street. Later, however, Romain Grosjean will have the honor of being the first to run down the track. The names of the new car have not yet been announced, but it will be powered by a Ferrari power unit. The Frenchman as one of the racers said of the expectations: "The first thing that will be important to us is that the car will run and work well. I hope we can pick up nice lengths
The new team in the Formula 1 Haas caravan has clear goals for the new season. "We hope to create a position somewhere in the final part of the teams from the middle," explained Guenther Steiner in an interview for one of the Internet sites that follow the events in Formula 1. "Our biggest challenge is to become a compact team," he added. stressed when talking about the system of stops in the pits. For the team owned by Gene Haas, Romain Grosejean from France and Mexican Estaban Gutiérrez will drive in the premiere season.
The Haas F1 Team as the latest Formula 1 team plans to do the first kilometers on the track in the introductory test in February, after successfully passing the FIA crash test. They will therefore take part in the testing between 22 and 25 February and 1 and XNUMX March. Romain Grosjean, one of the racers of the American team, welcomed the announcement with praise from the team: "Good job guys!" In March, he and teammate Esteban Gutierrez, who recently raced for Sauber and later worked as Ferrari’s test racer, will compete in the inaugural race in Melbourne. The names of the race cars have not yet been announced. Their chassis is built with the help of Dallara, and they work with Ferrari for the powertrain. They have a multi-year technical agreement with the latter, which also covers the supply of other components and support.
The Haas team, which will join the Formula One caravan next year, have confirmed that they will be raced alongside Romain Grosjean by Esteban Gutierrez, a former Sauber racer currently employed as a Ferrari reserve racer. The 24-year-old Mexican raced for Sauber in the 2013 and 2014 seasons, where he scored points for the first time in his first season of the race for the Japanese Grand Prix. Before this season, he joined Ferrari as a reserve racer, and next year he will return to the track with the American team, which is technically connected to Ferrari. “I am very happy to be able to share this news with you,” Gutierrez told a news conference in Mexico on Friday night. "I got a great opportunity to build on the experience I gained at Ferrari and try to make the most of it. Gene Haas
Gene Haas will announce the names of the racers who will be sitting in his newly formed team in the 2016 season next week, more precisely on Tuesday. He said some time ago that the future racing team must bring experience, as they are entering the world of Formula 1. by working with Ferrari. "We are a new team and everything is new here - the whole team, the people, the first race car ..., so we have to bring some familiar qualities to our ranks," says team boss Guenther Steiner. "We need an experienced racer who will eventually tell us' the car is good but this and that part doesn't work 'or 2 the team is doing well, I have a good relationship with the engineers but the car is not good'." Another big im
Kevin Magnussen, after McLarn announced that they would keep Jenson Button next season, revealed that he would be happy to drive for Haas if offered a seat. He said some time ago that he doesn’t want to sit on the bench as a backup racer, but wants to get back behind the wheel. On the other hand, Gene Haas would like to get at least one experienced driver, who is rumored to be replaced by Esteban Gutierrez, and Magnussen sees himself as an ideal candidate. "I will not list the names of the teams I am in contact with. It is a well-known fact that I am in Haas's mind, which was also confirmed by him in the last few interviews. Both he and Guenther Steiner, the team leader, are very smart. husband and the way they set up the new Formula 1 team is smart and innovative, "says the Dane
Next year, a new Haas team will also join the Formula One caravan. Team boss Gene Haas, however, has announced the names of five racers who would be eligible. First, Esteban Gutierrez, sponsored by Mexican telecommunications giant Claro, catches the eye. Alternatively, there is Nico Hulkenberg from Force India. Gene says: "As a technical partner, Ferrari is very important here and Gutierrez is their backup racer. Ferrari would probably like to see how fast the boy is on the track. We would get a racer who Ferrari also believes in and has a lot of potential. . " For the time being, the names of all the racers Gene is interested in have not been revealed. However, he himself says that bigger teams are interested in all younger racers and because of that, a little older and more experienced could get a chance at n
Nico Rosberg deserves to be the second or. the last day of testing in Spielberg kept Mercedes at the top of the table. The racers had no problems with the weather this time. The German set the fastest time soon in the afternoon and was never threatened later. In addition, he managed to reach the three-digit number in the completed laps - he drove one hundred and seventeen. Valtteri Botas in Williams was the fastest in the morning, but failed to improve in the afternoon, so he finished third fastest, behind Rosberg and Esteban Gutierrez in Ferrari. The latter drove the SF15-T for the second time and still managed to get closer to Rosberg at eight tenths of a second. Marco Wittmann was fourth behind Toro Rosso in his first Formula 1 race. With that, he was the last to lag behind Rosberg