In the round-up: Red Bull criticise Ferrari’s “cheek” in only offering them a deal for 2015-spec F1 engines.
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Red Bull accuses Ferrari of 'playing games' (Motorsport)
"It is a cheek to offer us 2015-spec engines when, at the same time, Sauber and Haas F1 are going to get 2016-spec engines."
Lauda fears Red Bull owner has lost interest in F1 (Reuters)
"Asked whether he felt Mateschitz had lost interest, Lauda agreed: 'It looks like it to me, yes,' he said. 'I've known him a long time and normally he’s the master of all this. But he never gets involved at the moment.'"
Friday’s wet running at Suzuka brought back difficult memories for Manor Red Bull engine supply saga 'critical' as Ferrari offers 2015 engines (Adam Cooper's F1 Blog)
"The current situation is quite critical, because as we sit here, we don’t have an engine. The important thing for us is to have a first class engine."
Mercedes get the highlights-only package for their one-two at Suzuka (The Guardian)
"Ecclestone – to employ an F1 term – went purple earlier in the season when Mercedes refused to provide engines for Red Bull, whose break from Renault was already reaching the decree nisi stage, and whose future in the sport is in considerable doubt."
Manor glad Suzuka weekend is over (Autosport)
"Friday was really difficult. No matter what you looked at, it brought back memories. There were a lot of images that looked similar, and I think a lot of the lads thought the same."
More wise words from Nigel Bennett (The Way it Is)
"I think the idea of wanting F1 cars to go five seconds a lap faster is madness. They would be chasing their tails on circuit safety. Big changes would surely have to follow. "
Renault sign letter of intent to buy controlling stake in Lotus F1 (BBC)
"Lotus F1 were due in court on Monday over unpaid tax, but the case was adjourned until 7 December."
Will tracks need “big changes” to accommodate quicker cars? How Jenson Button is winning McLaren poker game with Ron Dennis (Sky)
"Button has skilfully used the media by refusing to refute the retirement rumours, with the purpose of instilling greater doubt in Dennis' mind about whether he'd be prepared to deliver on his threat."
Vettel challenging for the title is as likely as winning the lottery - Ferrari (ESPN)
"To win the lottery you need to be lucky, so if we are lucky yes. But we need to be really lucky."
2015 Japanese GP report (Motorsport magazine)
"Hamilton's second and final stop couldn't come soon enough for him and his damaged front tyre - which was discovered to be down to the canvas."
Mercedes F1 W06 Hybrid - rear-wing endplate changes (F1)
"The main difference on the new version is the much longer vertical slot on the endplate’s leading edge."
Formula One British Grand Prix In Doubt Next Year Says Ecclestone (Forbes)
"They are paying next year for this year’s race because I have allowed them to do this otherwise they would have closed before."