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MCLAREN REFUSED TO MAKE CONTACT WITH VETTEL

The leader of team McLaren Andreas Seidl and President Zak Brown turned down the possibility of signing contract with Sebastian Vettel.

“Sebastian has never been a choice for us. We have neither negotiated about any Vettel issues nor offered a contract for him”, the leader McLaren Andreas Seidl shared his point with Sky Sports in the recent 15th, May.

Seidl has a really close bond with Vettel, partly because both of them are German. In the 12th, May, Ferrari announced that they will have to say goodbye to Vettel at the last of the season. This Italy racing team announced that Carlos Sainz – a racer who is at this present belonging to McLaren – will make replacement for Vettel.

In terms of Viettel, he has never revealed about his personal plan. However, according to the judgements of some experts, this racers who has successfully won the worldwide championship 4 times can impermanently say goodbye to F1 as having no suitable goals as well as destinations.

“It is obvious that Vettel is such an amazing racers who made the championship come true 4 times in F1. However, we can not see any mutual goals between 2 sides. McLaren has spared his attention to other racers such as Daniel Ricciardo or Carlos Sainz and we have never made any negotiation with other racers apart from them. We have been taken aback to hear the news that Vettel had left Ferrari, however, at this time, the chance that he will be together with McLaren is quite slim.” The chief executive McLaran Zak Brown said during an interview with Sky Sports.

Brown claimed that it has not only been Vettel but also Ricciardo who are aimed as the target racers for McLaren in some upcoming years. Along with the event that the Australia racer is going to sign another contract with Renault, McLaren is standing a big chance. “We has been spotted Daniel for years, however missed him in the first effort. We will remember Carlos – the one who finished all the jobs well-done. 

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F1 racing teams have to wait for the F1 season to return

Summer break between each F1 season is always an important time to help the racing team rest after months of non-stop work.

However, based on the current real situation of the global COVID-19 pandemic, the traditional summer vacation will turn to spring.

FIA’s sports regulations require a two-week total closure of the factory and other F1-related activities with racing teams during the August break. annual. This year it was moved to March and April due to the complicated course of the COVID-19 pandemic and the closing time was extended to 21 days.

The FIA ​​stated that the change in this F1 2020 sports standard was approved by the World Sports Racing Council. It was agreed by all 10 racing teams, strategic teams and boards.

The teams also made their own official announcement, stating that they support the FIA’s decision to change the ‘closing time’ and also update the specific time or period of stopping all activities at the Grand his headquarters.

Plan to close factories and headquarters pushes early to April 3-4

Red Bull is expected to be closed from March 27 to April 17. Meanwhile, Alfa Romeo is expected to be closed from March 23 to April 13, Ferrari in March 19 to August 8.

They will also try to comply strictly with the COVID-19 disease prevention regulations, especially at the team’s headquarters, as well as hope their colleagues at McLaren or supplier Pirelli (have been positive. with virus) will soon recover and return to normal life.

Vehicle development plans for 2020 and both 2021 will be revised

So what does the closure of this factory mean for the tournament and the racing teams? First, this provision was introduced for two main reasons.

The first is the most painful problem that exists at the moment, cutting costs because some facilities need huge amounts of money to be able to operate, such as the windtunnel of each team. , used for vehicle testing purposes. So they need to be suspended for a certain period of time.

The second is to spend valuable time with team members being able to rest at home and recharge for the sprint phase of the tournament.