Posted on 04 May 2012 by admin
McLaren boss Martin Whitmarsh, whose team has won only once in their last 12 visits to the Circuit de Catalunya, the group expects the puzzle that has haunted the team this season could go with the emergence of stable atmospheric conditions to clarify the season European Union.
“As we saw in the first four races, has added to this mix is added to the mystery of managing tires – Barcelona all the team a better understanding of how the tires behave, which is probably a” “typical breed for European climate” he said. “But it will be much to learn.
“Sometimes I think Santander’s Spanish Grand Prix as a useful litmus test of the effectiveness of the rules of this year. It ‘a tough, technical course along which it is limited when the race well here, we tend to some interesting years: in 2012 we have already seen that the combination of grass DRS and KERS hybrid method, so I hope we have of Serbia for a fun and exciting race this weekend. “
Hamilton, Vettel passed with the help of the DRS on the main road is not straight in the last year, hopes to Barcelona and not live up to its long standing reputation. “It will be interesting to see how easy it is to take in this year,” he said.
“It ‘s always a difficult place for the way – when I found out last year – but I really hope that the combination of DRS and KERS hybrid makes it a little’ easier I think one of the most difficult year, are for overtaking., but I am a strong performance in qualifying to make the simplest possible hope in the race. “
- April 20, 2012 -- Red Bull’s Sebastian Vettel is happy to change car again (0)
Sebastian Vettel will drive the newest version of the Red Bull 2012 car for the Bahrain Grand Prix - a week after deciding he preferred the old one.
The world champion reverted to an older car design for Sunday's Chinese Grand Prix while team-mate Mark Webber continued with the newer one.
But Vettel said: "We believe it is the better solution.
"It was a good test in China. It gave us some good answers and it highlighted the weaknesses in the package."
Vettel has been outqualified by Web...
- April 27, 2012 -- Sebastian Vettel : Red Bull team have lost confidence (0)
Red Bull won 12 of 19 races in 2011 and took 18 pole positions, as Vettel, and the team finished their World Cup title, as second in many seasons.
But in 2012, it was not until the fourth race in Bahrain this weekend for Red Bull in a race to win, thanks to Vettel.
"It's close, and we are not as safe as before," said Vettel.
"Such little things can make a difference in the qualifications and have a great impact on the race."
This season has great variations in performance seen with four...
- May 4, 2012 -- Alonso pleased with Mugello testing (0)
A further 500 kilometers to the F2012, the threshold of 250 laps, which equates more than 1,300 kilometer, over the last three days at Mugello. After the rain on Tuesday, the second issue of the proof came in the form of an off Fernando Alonso around noon. It was in turn 12, damage to the lower left corner of the car and the front wing, but more importantly, the cost of incidents two hours on the job. "First of all I want to, want to reassure my family and friends: I'm fine, nothing happens...
- April 18, 2012 -- Webber targets podium (0)
Mark Webber is targeting a podium finish for Red Bull at this weekend's Bahrain Grand Prix.
In stark contrast to last season when the Milton Keynes-based squad dominated the championship, Sebastian Vettel's second place finish in Australia, which owed much the timing of a safety car period, remains their only podium this season.
And a realistic Webber knows that it will be important to get to grips with the heat and tyre wear quickly in Sakhir, if Red Bull are to have a chance of competin...