In the round-up: Sebastian Vettel says he thinks of F1 first as a sport.
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Vettel: F1 should remain a sport, not a show (Crash)
"The way I consider it Formula One is a sport. I understand it's a show, as well, but for me it's a sport."
Honda moving focus away from ERS (F1i)
"The ERS is much better than last year but we understand the internal combustion engine still we need to catch up the other teams."
F1 manufacturers have failed with planning rules - Christian Horner (Autosport)
"Horner believes if no agreement is reached at the next Strategy Group and F1 Commission meetings FIA president Jean Todt and supremo Bernie Ecclestone will again push for an independent engine."
New film tells dramatic sort of Ayrton Senna vs Martin Brundle F3 battle (James Allen on F1)
"The idea came out of a conversation with Asif Kapadia, one third of the award-winning team behind the Senna movie, along with Manish Pandey and James Gay-Rees. Scenes of Senna’s pre-F1 career didn’t make the final cut of that film for various editorial reasons and Muth realised that there was a good story to tell about this special season, which didn’t have millions of witnesses."
Chinese GP tech debrief: Toro Rosso's new rear wing (Motorsport)
"Whilst the drivers both evaluated the rear wing during free practice, they decided against running it for qualifying and the race, instead reverting to the previous configuration."
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This weekend’s Caption Competition winner is James:
Verstappen wonders how many more world champions he can dispose of before someone gets suspicious. James (@spirals)
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