F1: In Turkey, no Super Aguri, Kovalainen fit

Istanbul, May 8 (TASR) – Without Super Aguri, but with healed Heikki Kovalainen, record Rubens Barrichell and Ferrari in winning form. These are the basic attributes of the Sunday Grand Prix of Turkey, the fifth event of the current MS F1. In Istanbul for the fourth time

To Istanbul, the carousel of the ephemeris moves four times. Kimi Räikkönen, the world’s leading champion, was the first-time winner, then McLaren pilot, the other two years ended with the triumph of his current team mate Felipe Massu. Finn has two firsts this season and is determined to go for another. “I will not change my approach, it is too early to think of something other than victory.The track in Istanbul is very similar to the one at Sepang and Sachire where we won. It’s a great track, although difficult, but it is a pleasure to ride it, “said Raikkonen.

Ferrari boss Stefano Domenicali is a bit more cautious.” In Barcelona on our competitors pushed hell. We need to keep the speed and lose reliability because they were for us just about three seconds. Although Ferrari leads in both classifications, but it will be very, very long run, believe me, “he quoted Domenicali official web portal formula1.com.On the other hand, the Maranello stable in its current form does not need to worry too much, because in the last two races and reached double idea whether it succeed and thirdly, concern is very pleasant. Super Aguri F1 ends in

Last resignation seaters Super Aguri will remain this year’s Spanish Grand Prix. Financial problems plagued the Japanese Formula 1 ends his performance in this year’s World Cup series.

Boxes reserved for Super Aguri will have the Grand Prix of Turkey empty. “Can I wonder, I was the owner of the team.However, it is time to close this chapter, “said team founder Aguri Suzuki. Kovalainen is back

The good news for McLaren’s Kovalainen return, which approved the start of the medical team of the International Automobile Federation. Dvadsaťšesťročný FIN had in the previous Spanish Grand Prix severe accident when he at speeds above 240 km / h burst left front rubber and the single-seater is uncontrollably spike protection tires. Although the pilot lost consciousness shock, but thanks to the safety design of the cockpit he has avoided any serious injury a few days spent in the hospital only for routine medical tests.Test driver Pedro de la Rosa then has to return to the track for a while to wait.

McLaren, along with Ferrari and Sauber form a triumvirate current F1 to which the other teams, including the ever-improving Renault, fail to follow through. “The three fastest teams together were very close. It’s good for the sport, we are, we need to concentrate on your own performance. We know that some things are under development and we must arrange to be done as soon as possible,” said the chief executive of McLaren Martin Whitmarsh. Barrichello record – 257. Start the VC

An impressive record will celebrate on Sunday driver Rubens Barrichello of Honda.Turkish Grand Prix has a record number 257, which is in the historical “experience table” brought before an Italian Riccardo Patrese. “To become the most experienced pilots efjednotky means to me a lot. I have a long career and Title many beautiful memories, but now I do not feel different than when I was in 1993 joined on this trip. The first race at Kyalami was like yesterday. I was lucky that a career in F1 I started at a young age. the flow of love as ever, “said 36-year-old soon Barrichello.

The circuit in Istanbul is technically demanding any special treatment seater, however, not required.It has a rugged profile with a few gradients, straight passages alternate with different types of corners. Specifically, particularly the eighth, divided into three sections that pilots undergo in sixth gear at speeds above 260 km / h. The best places for overtaking the end of the finish straight and turn 12 into which dobrzďuje speed of around 310 km / h. The riders have completed 58 laps with a total length of 309.396 km. The author of the fastest lap since 2004 with a time of 1: 24,770 Kolumbijčan Juan Pablo Montoya.