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Lewis Hamilton’s dip in F1 form to be analysed by Mercedes (The Guardian)
"Since then it has been terrible – terrible laps, terrible balance, particularly on Saturday – so I need to figure that out."
2015 Abu Dhabi GP report (Motorsport magazine)
"The way Mercedes had had to respond to that change post-Singapore in terms of its set up has perhaps hurt Hamilton. Certainly, he believes so."
Baku thinks big and small for F1 debut (Reuters)
"Azerbaijan's big debut on the Formula One calendar next June looks sure to be sold out because local organisers are planning on selling only 28,000 tickets for the race in Baku."
Pirelli is trying to bring back the ‘cliff’ Pirelli has 12 hours to find a 'cliff' (Autosport)
"We've one shot for next season, and we don't know if it will work the way we want it to, but we are trying to bring back a 'cliff' into it."
Christian Horner predicts more Mercedes dominance in 2016 (ESPN)
"I think the regulations are extremely stable for next year and obviously Mercedes will inevitably carry on the dominance, such is their margin."
Red Bull engine announcement days away – Horner (Crash)
"We have a contract for an engine, the details of which I hope to be able to announce within a week."
Analysis: Is Renault deal first salvo in new Concorde battle? (Motorsport)
"If Renault's nine-year commitment to F1 is confirmed, then it will be the first evidence of an outfit committing in to the next 'Concorde' period."
Formula One at the crossroads – remain a sport or turn itself into an entertainment (The National)
"Horner is absolutely right in that F1 needs to be supplying entertainment, and that was considerably lacking at Yas Marina Circuit. It was no fault of the venue."
Lewis Hamilton earned his victory lap – so let him party (The Independent)
"And now with Hamilton at half-cock Rosberg is lauded for raising his game. Has the world gone mad?"
On this day in F1
Ex-F1 drivers Jacky Ickx and Jochen Mass won the final round of the World Sports-Prototype Championship (fore-runner to WEC) on this day 30 years ago. The race was held at the Shah Alam circuit in Selangor, Malaysia.
Also on this day last year
Sebastian Vettel had his first official run as a Ferrari driver: