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The Fastest Man Alive (Harper's Bazaar)
"'I really want to go to Mars.' But it's not a return trip. 'Well, no, but...' He pauses. 'I was thinking I could take a hot chick with me and we could just start a family up there.'"
Refuelling is back on agenda for chiefs (BBC)
"It's just another boomerang. Many things are canned and then reappear on the agenda. I wouldn't read too much into it. It's nonsense."
FIA president Jean Todt optimistic end to engine battle imminent (Sky)
"We have not been happy with certain situations, mainly on the powertrains. Not the specification of the powertrain, but the cost for the teams and the possibility of being supplied"
Todt to meet manufacturers next week (Autosport)
"If I am unsatisfied with the situation for clear reasons, we will see what will be the next steps."
F1 will be noticeably louder in 2016, says Symonds (Reuters)
"We've seen some big increases since the beginning of 2014 - the cars have got naturally louder and they will get naturally louder this year in addition to the changes we have made to exhaust."
Michael Schumacher situation 'painful' - Jean Todt (ESPN)
"I knew Jules (Bianchi) through my son. It is terrible to lose someone in an accident. For Michael is it different because he was like my family."
Pirelli expects teams to split tyre strategies in 2016 (Crash)
"I don't know when we are allowed to see the team choices. It is the FIA that announces the choices made by the teams, I am just led to believe that there are variations. That will provide that element of surprise."
Assisting an F1 team … from a distance (F1i)
"Years ago, I worked for one season in the comms room, and you could only listen to the radio and see lap times on the TV screens! Now people at the factory have access to everything I have on the pit wall: all the live data, all the intercom panel buttons."
F1 aspirant’s manager 'very lucky' to miss ISIS terror attacks (Motorsport)
"Piers Hunnisett – the manager of 2016 Formula 1 aspirant Rio Haryanto – has revealed he was almost caught up in the terror attack in Jakarta, Indonesia this week."