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Posted on Monday, March 27, 2017

Haas disappointed with double DNF

Haas F1 Team entered the first round of the 2017 FIA Formula One World Championship with plenty of optimism. Unfortunately, the team left the season-opening Australian Grand Prix disappointed after suffering a double DNF (Did Not Finish) with its both drivers. The optimism came in the form of Grosjean’s sixth-place qualifying effort on Saturday. It was the best qualifying performance by a Haas F1 Team driver in all 22 of the team’s qualifying attempts, dating back to its debut in last year’s Australian Grand Prix. […]

Posted on Sunday, March 19, 2017

Haas hopes for a better season

  Haas F1 Team returns to Melbourne for their second Australian Grand Prix, to begin its sophomore season with a new set of circumstances. After being the new kid on the block in 2016, the new rules bring at least shared newness among all teams in 2017. The first American Formula One team in 30 years made quite the impression in their debut year, with driver Romain Grosjean finishing sixth in the season-opening race. It was the best debut for any Formula One team since […]

Posted on Wednesday, August 31, 2016

Magnussen confident of racing in Monza

Kevin Magnussen is confident he will be allowed to race in the Italian Grand Prix this weekend as he feels already recovered from the nasty crash at Spa-Francorchamps last Sunday. Renault’s driver ran over a kerb at the exit of Eau Rouge during the Belgian Grand Prix and went heavily into the barriers. He got out of the car unaided but was taken to the medical center as a precaution. Initial checks revealed a cut to his left ankle and he was taken to a […]

Posted on Wednesday, July 20, 2016

2016 United States GP - Thursday Press Conference

DRIVERS – Romain Grosjean (Haas), Kevin Magnussen (Renault), Valtteri Bottas (Williams), Nico Hulkenberg (Force India), Sebastian Vettel (Ferrari), Lewis Hamilton (Mercedes) PRESS CONFERENCE Nico, let’s begin with you: congratulations on your first works drive in Formula One, with Renault for next season. Tell us, why is this the right move for you now and what was the clincher that made you decide to take it? Nico Hulkenberg: Yeah, I believe that it’s the right step in my career at this point. I feel I have […]

Posted on Tuesday, July 19, 2016

Magnussen pleased with second points-finish

Kevin Magnussen enjoyed his second highest finish of the season after seeing the cherquered flag tenth in the Singapore Grand Prix. New Balance 515 męskie The Renault driver started the race from P15 and took advantage of the chaotic start, new balance 373 uomo prezzo running for most of the race inside the top ten. Fjallraven Kanken 20L “I’m very happy for the whole team as this must be a boost for all of us. Canotte Milwaukee Bucks It’s been a very demanding season as […]

Posted on Sunday, July 10, 2016

Gearbox problem ends troublesome Renault showing

Renault drivers Kevin Magnussen and Jolyon Palmer both retired from the British Grand Prix due to worsening gearbox problems with the RS.16. Renault endured another troublesome performance at Silverstone as neither Magnussen nor Palmer challenged for the top 10 before retiring. Palmer was also skewered by an issue in the pit lane as neither driver reached the chequered flag. "We tried our best but unfortunately we were just not quick enough today," said Magnussen. "We suspected something might be wrong with the gearbox towards the […]

Posted on Friday, July 1, 2016

2016 Italian GP - Thursday Press Conference

Transcript of the Thursday Press Conference organised by the FIA for the 2016 Italian Grand Prix. Drivers – Esteban Gutierrez (Haas), Carlos Sainz (Toro Rosso), Kevin Magnussen (Renault), Jenson Button (McLaren), Kimi Raikkonen (Ferrari), Sebastian Vettel (Ferrari) PRESS CONFERENCE Q: Kevin, obviously a horrible accident in Spa. How are you and what did you have to do to get ready for this race? Kevin Magnussen: I have just relaxed. Nothing was broken, I wasn’t injured so just a bit sore in my body and I […]

Posted on Friday, July 1, 2016

Magnussen notes improvements from Renault

Kevin Magnussen believes that Renault has made progress during practice in the Austrian Grand Prix after a difficult showing in Baku. Renault struggled for one-lap pace at the European Grand Prix with Magnussen and team-mate Jolyon Palmer the slowest two drivers during qualifying. However, Magnussen was 14th fastest during the second session at the Red Bull Ring, with Palmer in 16th place. "A pretty good day," Magnussen said when asked for his thoughts. "We made some positive improvement with the car and now have better […]

Posted on Saturday, June 18, 2016

Renault 'could have been a lot quicker' - Palmer

Jolyon Palmer believes Renault had the potential to be substantially quicker during qualifying for the European Grand Prix, as he finished at the back of the field. Palmer was the slowest of the 22 drivers during the first knockout session at the Baku City Circuit, the seventh successive race in which the rookie has been eliminated at the first hurdle. However, Palmer reckons more was possible across the course of a lap. "The potential is there for a huge amount more but it wasn’t to […]

Posted on Saturday, June 11, 2016

Magnussen to race with spare chassis

Kevin Magnussen will race with Renault's spare chassis at the Canadian Grand Prix after he crashed out of the final practice session on Saturday. Magnussen lost control of his RS.16 through Turn 7 and hit the wall on the exit of the corner, sustaining substantial damage to the left-hand side of the car in the process. Magnussen was unable to participate in qualifying and is set to start Sunday's race from the pit lane. "Obviously I wanted to be driving rather than watching qualifying," he […]

Posted on Sunday, May 29, 2016

Magnussen: Kvyat 'just lost his mind'

Renault's Kevin Magnussen has heaped criticism on Toro Rosso's Daniil Kvyat after the pair collided during the Monaco Grand Prix. Kvyat was running a lap down when he collided with Magnussen at Rascasse, sending the Renault driver into a spin. Magnussen suffered a secondary off when he later hit the wall at Mirabeau Haute and ultimately retired from the race. "We were in a good position as a lot of people were still to pit and we gained a lot of places," he said. "Unfortunately, […]

Posted on Saturday, May 28, 2016

Palmer hopes for rain to salvage weekend

Jolyon Palmer says the potential arrival of wet weather could salvage a dismal weekend for Renault in Monaco, as he was knocked out in Q1 for the fifth successive weekend. Palmer, who spun at high-speed during the final practice session, was able to set only the 18th quickest time during qualifying. The Briton, yet to score points in Formula 1, hopes the anticipated stormy weather arrives during Sunday's Grand Prix. "It was a tough session but ultimately the position is around where we’re accustomed to […]