In the round-up: Red Bull are expected to continue using Renault engines next year but it will cost them more.
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Red Bull on brink of new Renault deal (Autosport)
“Under the terms of any new agreement there will be significantly reduced funds from the two big sponsors for 2016, increasing what Red Bull itself must pay Renault.”
Finishing Off And Starting Anew (Lotus)
“It?s quite a can of worms. A two-tier championship would be very difficult to operate. There would be so many different challenges for equalisation and this would be exceedingly difficult with engines of different characteristics.”
Sainz believes this has been his ?unluckiest? year
Sainz sure Red Bull looks beyond ?unluckiest? season (F1i)
“I think I am in one of my unluckiest years of my career, especially regarding the reliability, I feel that everything that could happen has happened.”
The ‘UnStoffable’ Stoffel Vandoorne (McLaren)
“I definitely want to race something next year, but what it will be we don?t know yet. There?s definitely some options though, and we?re talking about them. I?m going to be test and reserve driver at McLaren anyway, which is a good position to be in.”
What’s the key battleground in Mercedes and Ferrari’s fight for Max Verstappen? (Sky)
“Romain Grosjean insists he signed for Haas without any assurances from the Maranello hierarchy that he’d leap to the front of the queue to replace Raikkonen if he was willing to do the hard yards to bring respectability to Ferrari’s ‘B team’ in 2016.”
Williams Formula 1 team remove ?bureaucracy? to drive innovation (Growth Business)
“We always encourage every single person at Williams to innovate, and we do that through enablement (sic). That means enabling them to go about doing their job without a load of bureaucracy. And also without a load of middle-managers coming in and needing to have sign-off and approval for this and that.”
What is Ferrari?s ?legitimate interest?? (Joe Saward)
“There are two conditions that must both be met in order for the veto to be used: ‘The exercise of the right of veto is not prejudicial to the traditional values of the championship and/or the image of the FIA’ and ‘Ferrari reasonably considers that the new regulations are likely to have a substantial impact on its legitimate interest’.”
F1 technician suffers brain injury in collision with car (Loughborough Echo)
“Mr Revill had been working for the past six years as a Formula 1 technician, working with teams such as Red Bull, Mercedes, Force India and Marussia, but due to the extent of his injuries he is unable to return to work.”
Former McLaren man Kevin Magnussen was among the latest drivers to test Porsche?s LMP1 car
Kevin Magnussen and Oliver Turvey tested a Porsche 919 LMP1 World Endurance Championship car at the Circuit de Catalunya yesterday. Magnussen called the Le Mans 24 Hours-winning machine ?probably the most advanced race car in the world at the moment?.
Kevin Magnussen, Porsche, Circuit de Catalunya, 2015
Oliver Turvey, Porsche, Circuit de Catalunya, 2015
Porsche 919, Circuit de Catalunya, 2015
On this day in F1
It?s two years since Daniil Kvyat earned his F1 superlicence.
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