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Fernando Alonso present at the party to be held in the Banco Santander Financial City in the Madrid suburb of Carr gave a press conference that despite not being very extensive served to know what your plans for the next 2012.
Despite not winning the 2011 Formula One championship, Alonso is proud of its results in relation to his teammates: “As I have been in Formula 1 has never been a fellow who has done more points than me. Hamilton only managed to equal me, it was a strange year (laughs).
But the competition is not with your partner, but with the opposition. “Ranked fourth place finishes this season 2011, the second Ferrari of Spanish and unfortunately has been worse since the first was far behind the expected results and Alonso acknowledges by saying, “We can not be happy with how far Red Bull has won this season. There are many things to improve next year. “Also, made a comment about the new car for next season, as the pilot spent four days in Maranello and could see it being now the question of whether a car is really competitive. According to Alonso, still need to wait until next February and see the results on the track. Read the rest of this entry »
The grill Formula 1 2011 is now complete after Hispania has confirmed Tonio Liuzzi as a driver and team mate Narain Karthikeyan. Liuzzi was left without a seat despite having a contract with Force India for 2011 and had tried HRT in Montmelo last month.
This is good news that Hispania, which will present its new F111 on Friday in Montmelo, have chosen a fast rider and experienced rider rather than a payment. Tonio, who has competed at junior level with team principal Colin Kolles has played in 63 Grand Prix with Red Bull, Toro Rosso and Force India to be their best results two sixth, one of them made in Korea last year.
The presentation on Friday at noon of the new F111 means the team can only test a maximum of one and a half before being sent to Melbourne for the first Grand Prix, although this is already far more than it had last year, when finished assemble cars in the pits of Bahrain, shooting one of them for the first time in qualifying. One of the concerns of HRT is the re-introduction of the norm of 107% in qualifying, although the gearbox and rear of Williams joined the engine Cosworth performance should improve over last year.
Success in Formula 1 is not for everyone. Some win races and championships, others struggle to score points, and the other running with as much dignity as possible at the end of the pack. However, Andrea Moda out as the worst of all time.
Andrea Moda was hopeless from the start. The Italian team made history of the F-1 as the management of the worst known. There was a team worst from a technical standpoint (Life), but this is a story for another day …
The absolute disorganization
In late 1991 Enzo Coloni, eponymous team owner no longer wanted more. Their cars will accomplish nothing in four championships and decided to sell everything to Andrea Sassetti, a playboy of the footwear industry. In six months, made a number unmatched Sassetti of mistakes, absurdities and offenses, which guaranteed him a place in history.
In South Africa, was presented with the Coloni painted black ’91 model, and without paying any warranty that requires new equipment. Do not let it run, and the International Automobile Federation (FIA) forced him to build a car himself. He did it in two weeks, but did not send the cars to Mexico, citing problems with the cargo plane. The riders (Alex Caffi and Enrico Bertaggia) criticized the decision and immediately dismissed Sassetti, hiring the Brazilian Roberto Moreno and Perry McCarthy English. Read the rest of this entry »
It is no secret that Red Bull has one of the most consistent racers Sebastian Vettel taking pilot got great satisfaction to all of them adds a new record, the best time at Montmelo circuit training in Bahrain.
The workouts that have been made from today until Friday as the first player had the German driver, who did not hesitate to show their high level putting aside the best time I had marked Fernando Alonso.
Sebastian got this time on a series of 7 to 8 turns, demonstrating not only a new strategy but also a unique talent for driving, with Red Bull it is repositioned as a major reference for the next season, which is expected more than a good result.
The Grand Prix of Brazil is the 18th and penultimate round of the Formula 1 World Championship, and will be the penultimate race of Bridgestone as official supplier to the largest category of motor racing world after 14 years of collaboration. The company, which bid farewell to the circus – but remains focused on other categories such as Indy, Formula Nippon and MotoGP World Championship, among others – met the pilots Brazilian Felipe Massa, Ferrari, Lucas Di Grassi, the Virgin, and Bruno Senna , Hispania, in a press conference on the afternoon of Wednesday (3) in São Paulo to talk about his hopes of running in front of the Brazilian fans this weekend.
Of the three Brazilians in the conference, only one had raced in Formula 1 emInterlagos. And more than that, Felipe Massa won twice in Sao Paulo. “Interlagos is where we started. Played a lot of races here. I love this track because the evidence of the Formula 1 we see that many here are running for overtaking. The track is uphill, downhill, curves varied as the Senna S, Orange, Diving, Junction guide … So here brings me great pleasure. The part I like best is the initial part of the Senna S to the Orange.
Lucas Di Grassi, Virgin Racing, is expected to enjoy every moment of the weekend. “For a pilot in his first year in Formula 1, which is my case, I’m not expecting to win, or win a podium or a pole. But for me it’s an honor to contest a Formula 1 Grand Prix at Interlagos. I enjoy every inch of the circuit, each curve. It is something they dream since I started racing karts.
Bruno Senna also highlighted the excitement and expectation to compete with Brazilian fans following closely. The pilot of Hispania Racing Team, nephew of triple world champion Ayrton Senna, will accelerate the first time a race car at Interlagos. “Lucas and Philip have raced at Interlagos in other categories. But I’ve never been here at the wheel of a racing car. Can not wait to see the fans in the stands, everybody in F1 says, is quite different from the rest of the world. “
The former director of the Formula 1 (retired to the strength of its functions) Flavio Briatore, said the return of the multi award winning Michael Schumacher to the top engine was a big mistake, where the pilots of the new generation are much more faster than the German veteran, culminating in a tough sentence (disrespectful) at the expense of former world champion …
“He thought at the time of signing his contract had taken a right decision, but I think he realized in the first round a bit serious, that was a huge mistake,” said Briatore began making a quick analysis from the point of view.
“At this point, he realized that young drivers are super fast and are more motivated. At 41, Michael, can no longer compete with Rosberg “added the popular former sporting director of Renault.
To complete Briatore, which is still remembered by the famous problem in the Singapore Grand Prix 2008, fired a phrase that will surely bring colo … “‘Schumi’, sometimes giving a little pain”