In the round-up: Valtteri Bottas says the broken drain cover which damaged his car during final practice could have injured bystanders.
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Bottas blasts drain cover damage as 'unacceptable' (F1i)
"What happened was unacceptable and could have been worse as the marshals standing on the pit wall were very lucky, as part of the drain cover just missed them by a whisker."
Nico Hulkenberg clarifies Q2 radio 'misunderstanding' (ESPN)
"My engineer misread something, it was clear in my head but it was not a communication error. I couldn't have done another lap - that was it. He just thought there was but there wasn't."
Verstappen blasts 'dangerous' Bottas over hindered laps (Crash)
"“I don't say a penalty, but it was dangerous what he was doing. Dangerous and unnecessary and not clever."
Bottas says he had no choice but to pass Verstappen (Motorsport)
"I found out at turn 19/20 that maybe he was going for the lap and at that place you cannot back off any more as you lose all the straight line speed. So I thought the only option for me was to try to overtake."
Brazil joins Monza on the F1 endangered list (Reuters)
"'I think the chances are that it won't happen next year,' the 85-year-old Briton, whose wife is Brazilian, told reporters in oil-rich Azerbaijan where the sport is making its debut this weekend."
Ecclestone open to Imola taking Italian GP (Autosport)
"If it doesn't happen in Monza and they want to support Imola then we are happy to be in Imola."
Azerbaijan: Dream Setting for a Race, but One With Baggage (The New York Times)
"If it were only a matter of the outward beauty of the location and the circuit’s extraordinary features, the view before the race would be one of a major success in the making. But there is controversy, given Azerbaijan’s poor human rights record and the fact that its disputed territory of Nagorno-Karabakh — also claimed by Armenia — is a war zone."
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On this day in F1
The Belgian Grand Prix held today in 1960 was a black day for Formula One, as Alan Stacey and Chris Bristow lost their lives in separate accidents.