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"Q: Could Red Bull’s young driver programme deliver such an American hero? Christian Horner: There is nobody in the pipeline. Our system is purely focused on talent and at the moment we haven’t discovered any young protege from the US that fits the system."
"One of my huge things when I was growing up and wanting to race in Formula One, aside from the desire to race in Europe, was the fact that I wanted to represent the US and be an American driver that was successful."
"Hamilton, who arrived in Tokyo on Monday ahead of Sunday’s grand prix at Suzuka, later backtracked on his accusation against Mercedes, and the team have responded by flying the engine nearly 7,000 miles from Kuala Lumpur to their base in Brixworth to analyse why it failed on him and to see if there is any clues as to why it is Hamilton’s engine that keep breaking down."
"The F1 world and money changes your perspective in life and how (you're) seen, so when (Lewis Hamilton) left McLaren he changed his profile to try and be more in control and I understand that totally, but as a photographer (it's) very difficult and he now sees us as news/celebrity photographers which is not true, we love taking amazing images and if he would just give us some time each day we would prove it."
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