In the round-up: Further reports claim
Pastor Maldonado is about to lose his place at Renault to Kevin Magnussen, as was first reported two weeks ago. Links
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Magnussen set to replace Maldonado (Autosport)
"Sources have confirmed Magnussen is poised to sign a deal over the next few days, before being officially confirmed at Renault's launch in Paris next Wednesday."
Kevin Magnussen set to replace Pastor Maldonado at Renault (Sky)
"The Venezuelan, reputed to pay almost £20m for his seat, is believed to have been ousted after backing from his sponsors dried up."
Bernie Ecclestone warns teams on engines (BBC)
"He added that F1 'won't be there' unless the Circuit of the Americas pays its sanctioning fee, but said he had 'no doubts' the situation would be resolved."
Williams feels like 'little girl' in F1, wants to be braver (AP)
"I sometimes feel like I'm the little girl in the room ... sometimes I wish, when I'm responsible for fighting for my team and my team's position within our sport, (I'm) perhaps sometimes braver."
FIA wants closed cockpit plan ready for 2017 (Motorsport)
"They fired objects at various of the protection methods, from different angles and so on. And the Halo came out as the fastest way to tick most boxes, for debris and heavier objects."
Vic Elford on coaching Juan Pablo Montoya (Motorsport magazine)
"I took Pablo (his father) aside and told him, 'Look after him. If he gets the right breaks and is carefully managed he can be world champion.' Unfortunately, there was nobody strong enough to be at his side to make it happen."
Former F1 star Eddie Irvine lists luxury mansion on property website Airbnb (The Mirror)
"Former Formula 1 star Eddie Irvine has listed his luxury Dublin mansion on property website Airbnb."
rFactor Azerbaijan, Baku (YouTube)
A very rough impression of the Baku circuit layout:
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Happy birthday to 1979 world champion
Jody Scheckter who is 66 today.