"The main point is that we find out, we are always trying to improve, but the last races in this regard have been very educational to know potentially where our weaknesses compared to Red Bull and Mercedes."
"Last year, I kept telling people 'be patient, my moment will come - this bad luck is not normal, this bad run of reliability is not normal and I am confident that, if this stops, you will see what I'm capable of'. And now, after understanding the car over the first few races and after getting rid of that black cat that was following us since last season, it's finally coming."
"Everyone wants to go back to a Formula 1 that doesn't exist anymore, when we had carburetors, when we had throttle linkages which were mechanical linkages, rather than the incredible complex cars we have now."
"Where you’ve got circuits like we, MSV, own that are heritage old-fashioned circuits, not like Abu Dhabi. We’ve got lots of grass runoffs and if people drive across it all the time, you end up with the equivalent of a ploughed field, very uneven surfaces, (which) can be quite dangerous."
"He really attacks the braking areas and throws the car into the corners, but he doesn’t lose out on corner exit. Often, if a driver’s aggressive on entry he loses out on exit, but Fernando manages to keep the car on the limit in both areas."
"He's the voice that brings World Cups, Formula One races and, of course, Olympic Games to millions of Brazilians. Beyond his seeming inability to take a breath, he's known for his blind support of Brazilian athletes, blunt disagreements with guests and fellow commentators, and excessive attention to the rivalry between Brazil and Argentina."