"One source at the meeting said Pirelli was told that 'none of these drivers have any faith in your capabilities as F1's tyre supplier'. The drivers were asked not to express their concerns in public."
"In the Italian Grand Prix earlier this month, also won comfortably by Hamilton from pole, Mercedes received 31 minutes of coverage, more than five times that of Japan. In Belgium they received 26 minutes – another Mercedes one-two – while in Hungary they received three quarters of an hour."
"I was certainly worried at the beginning of the discussions that there was a move to go very retro, everyone said 'oh didn't the cars look great in the whatever, 90s etc' and they did for their day, but that is not the way it should look now."