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“Probably next year if we took the same choices everywhere what was maybe conservative this year we feel might start becoming aggressive because the pace evolution for next year is going to be pretty dramatic.”
“When asked what would happen if a contract [with Hamilton] could not be sorted, he said: ‘I’m optimistic, the priority is to carry on with these drivers. Should it be impossible, then Alonso represents the top alternative, followed by [Valtteri] Bottas.'”
“Ferrari claim white smoke emerging from engine test house is not a turbo failure but the signal that another new team principal has been chosen.”
Happy New Year from Mr & Mrs Button!! We're excited to see in the New year with family and loved ones, we hope you're too! 👫🎉🇬🇧🇯🇵🎍
— Jenson Button (@JensonButton) December 31, 2014
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