In the round-up: FIA president Jean Todt and FOM chief Bernie Ecclestone are expected to clash over the merits of the Halo driver protection enhancement in a meeting today to decide on its use in 2017.
Notable posts from Twitter, Instagram and more:
This used to be the first chicane at Hockenheim. pic.twitter.com/kFjR0UA6yp
— PHorton (@PHortonF1) July 27, 2016
@Real_Knight17 Not a big fan of this sport, sorry :)
— Valtteri Bottas (@ValtteriBottas) July 27, 2016
I still love James's line to me "#F1 is basically misery…." When discussing the lows, then the extreme highs of winning. I wish him well.
— Suzi Perry (@suziperry) July 27, 2016
Interesting: J Clear on consecutive Fridays, maybe Ferrari's staff rout is bigger than announced…
— Fritz-Dieter Rencken (@RacingLines) July 27, 2016
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From the forum
Happy birthday to Big Galah, Solo and Holly!
On this day in F1
Gerhard Berger was denied victory in the German Grand Prix 20 years ago today when his Renault engine failed spectacularly. Renault-powered cars nonetheless swept the podium: Damon Hill’s Williams leading Jean Alesi’s Benetton and Jacques Villeneuve in the other Williams.