In the round-up: Monza’s deal to continue holding the Italian Grand Prix is coming under a legal threat from the Imola circuit.
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Imola taking legal action over Italian GP (Autosport)
"Imola says, 'no, if the Automobile Club is giving the money to Monza, it's unfair, because we are the same level, we are an automobile club as well, and we want the same money that they're giving to Monza'."
Ecclestone threatens to quit Formula One over US buyout (The Times - subscription required)
"Mr Ecclestone, Formula One’s billionaire chief executive, said that he would not be dictated to by new management from Liberty Media, part of the empire owned by the media mogul John Malone."
The F1 money machine – where does all the cash come from? (The Guardian)
"The new owners will doubtless expect more of the same, but how they go about it may differ. CVC’s hard-nosed milking of the sport for money has been heavily criticised and there is optimism that a media company will put more effort into building F1’s popularity, after falling TV ratings."
Bernie Ecclestone: F1 boss' time could be running out (BBC)
"Apart from Mercedes, Red Bull, Ferrari and McLaren, pretty much all the teams are struggling to make ends meet."
Martin Brundle on Bernie Ecclestone and Jenson Button as off-track dominated 2016's Italian GP (Sky)
"He's not always strategic, he has an end goal and by keeping everyone off balance and playing both ends against the middle it works time, after time, after time. As he often says: 'If there are no fires to put out then I'll light some'."
Verstappen says bad start was because of team error (Motorsport)
"I carried out the normal start procedure, but the RPM went down too far because the team had set the car a bit too aggressively."
Mercedes hopes to break F1's unwritten rule in 2017 (ESPN)
"We know we have in front of us this big, big challenge. We would love to be the team that is breaking exactly that rule -- that with the new rules there are new leaders."
Perfection needed to outduel Force India - Bottas (F1i)
"We need to get everything perfect if we want to stay ahead of (them) in the next couple of races. It will be, anyway, a very interesting fight between them and us."
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