"Formula One will almost certainly go. It will be much missed by petrolheads. But it is getting increasingly difficult to make the argument for spending so much money on rights that only tell half the story of the season and often miss key races."
"You invent rules to attract manufacturers because that keeps the credibility of the championship up high and then once you've invented those rules, a couple of years later, you think they're just not good enough anymore and you invent another one."
"On Lewis Hamilton’s car in FP1 there was a completely new front suspension, with new mounting points, which were to evaluate how the car would work with a higher chassis, clearly something Mercedes are developing for next year to improve airflow under the chassis."
"It is how (Renault CEO Carlos Ghosn) sees the next 5-10 years as that is what we are talking about with our F1 involvement. Only he is in this position to make a judgement call about when we will be able to provide him with all the information he needs."
Also on this day 20 years ago Ralf Schumacher won the Formula Three Macau Grand Prix. Jarno Trulli led at the start but a huge crash behind them triggered by Norberto Fontana forced the stoppage of the race.