In the round-up: Nico Rosberg said he is improving his race craft, which he feels was a weakness of his last year.
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"Race craft was a thing that I needed to improve on from last year and it is going in the right direction, so I am pleased with that."
"I've had a lot of great starts lately in the last four races, today as well, and a lot of it is down to the clutch settings that my engineer Evan put in – reaction time, clutch settings, and then the last part is me feeding in the throttle in the right way."
"Thoughts went back to Kimi’s Montreal spin two weeks earlier – caused by an over-aggressive start lap map that had delivered the torque too suddenly. Was it a repeat of this? 'No, we don’t think so,' said Maurizio Arrivabene, 'because it was at a very different speed.'"
"We need someone independent, someone not currently involved- like a Ross Brawn- who understands the business, understands the challenges to write the specification for what a Formula One car should be."
"The Woking-based outfit will have to run a car fitted with old and updated components, which is likely to slow the pace of development and put further strain on an already torrid season for the McLaren-Honda alliance."
"While Toro Rosso was already satisfied over the weekend that the updates were a step forward from the car it raced in Canada earlier this month, it believes it will get a definitive verdict when it tests both specifications this week."
"I feel relatively comfortable that by the time we hit Monza (Ferrari's home Italian Grand Prix in September) we are going to be in a much stronger position than we have been in all season."
"I could look a bit too much defensive or protective of him, but we are not even halfway through the season. Try to be in my position and to go to Kimi for example to say you are out or you are in or whatever. I want the best to be concentrated on what we are doing today and to give us the maximum."
"When those who fail to succeed decide to pick up their ball and threaten to go home unless they’re allowed to win it all becomes a bit whiney and pathetic."
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Lawrence Stroll, the Canadian fashion magnate with an estimated wealth in excess of £1.75bn, with FIA president Jean Todt on the grid at Spa-Francorchamps during last weekend’s European Formula Three triple-header. Stroll’s son Lance, a member of Ferrari’s Driver Academy, was barred from participating in race three after collecting two penalties in the first and wiping out two rivals including his team mate while fighting for the lead in the second.
Comment of the day
I can’t believe I missed this statistic from the Austrian Grand Prix:
First time in the year that a McLaren finishes on top of a Ferrari.
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On this day in F1
Keke Rosberg scored an emphatic win on the streets of Detroit for Williams, followed by the Ferraris of Stefan Johansson and Michele Alboreto.
Stefan Bellof, driving in one of his final F1 races before his tragic death later that year, brought his Tyrrell home in fourth place – despite his car shedding its nose earlier in the race: