In the round-up: Formula One’s commercial heads are to discuss a report on the state of the sport under Bernie Ecclestone and his potential succession plan.
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F1 directors told to prepare for life without Ecclestone (The Telegraph)
"The report, written by Jean-Marc Huët, the former financial director of Unilever and F1 board member, will address the sport’s stalling profitability, worrying lack of sponsorship revenue as well as key personnel, including succession planning after Ecclestone."
Sauber confirm staff not paid in full in February (Sky)
"We are currently at the most expensive time of the year. And with the transfer of a large amount sponsorship from abroad, there has been remittance technical problems."
Feature: Ericsson looks to build with Sauber (F1 Zone)
"The finance side is the biggest area to improve, Ericsson says of Sauber’s potential. 'There are a lot of good people - a couple of good sponsors to the teams wouldn’t hurt!'"
Fernando Alonso: 2017 cars will determine my F1 future (ESPN)
"I am quite curious to see how the 2017 F1 cars will look like. I'll try one and think about my future thereafter."
Wolff: Radio clampdown will intensify Hamilton-Rosberg rivalry (F1)
"The natural outcome of these regulation changes is that it will be again much more down to the drivers to take decisions."
Ricciardo expects new qualifying to be 'a bit more intense' (Crash)
"We can't rely on the pitwall too much, there is a big lack of communication this year, so it is going to make it a little more interesting for sure."
Could F1 elimination qualifying face last-minute veto? (Motorsport)
"for F1's governance procedures to have been followed to the word, the regulations relating to qualifying must go back to the teams, and will only get approved if there is unanimous support."
Renault to unveil race livery on March 16 (F1i)
"Renault will unveil its race livery for the 2016 F1 season on March 16 in Melbourne."
David Coulthard wants Formula One to be more formulaic like James Bond films (Daily Mail)
"‘I have to believe in my heart that the simpler the system for the masses to understand, that can only help broaden the appeal of the sport."
If I Ran F1: Brian Sims (F1 Fanatic)
"What I do know is that we need to avoid an M&S situation where you try to cater for all ages and all tastes. We need to be clear as to what Formula 1 is about."
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