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“Ferrari may become the first ever team to own a stake in Formula One after receiving options in the racing series worth an estimated $25m (£15m) that were previously held by Luca di Montezemolo, Ferrari’s former chairman, who resigned last week.”
“Obviously now we are in the season it is not very easy, we know that, but I’m 100% sure we can make a good step over the winter.”
“It might help him, yes, quite possibly having those experiences. But it’s not something that I am concerned about.”
“It was media call after media call and then team and engineering debriefs; my friends couldn’t believe the extent of the behind the scenes work I was involved in so I thought it was really cool for them to see that.”
— Marcus Ericsson (@Ericsson_Marcus) September 14, 2014
— Daniel Ricciardo (@danielricciardo) September 14, 2014
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Comment of the day
This was one of the hardest Caption Competition to pick a winner for in quite a while – there were lots of amusing and very different suggestions.
But my favourite was the funny and topical offering from Steven Smith:
“Fernando! We’ve found a way out of your contract…”
From the forum
- Roberto Merhi, who drove for Caterham in practice at Monza, has moved within striking distance of Formula Renault 3.5 points leader Carlos Sainz Jnr after a strong weekend in Hungary
Happy birthday to Siy, Butch27, Warfieldf1 and Sudhi!
On this day in F1
On this day in 2011 Ferrari tested their development drivers Sergio Perez and Jules Bianchi at Fiorano.
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