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'Free the artist in the drivers', says Zanardi (F1i)
"Everyone remembers me for the pass I made on the limit at the corkscrew at Laguna Seca in 1996. But today, such a move would be impossible in F1. It would be immediately punished by the race director."
Former Williams tech chief Symonds rules out F1 team return (Motorsport)
"I'm certainly not retired, and now I am away from the relentless intensity of F1 team work it will be nice to reflect and use my experience in a positive way for the sport."
Formula 1 drivers split 50/50 over halo says FIA (Autosport)
"We have so far received responses from 16 drivers, and let's say the opinion is divided 50/50."
F1 teams should not dismiss Liberty's stake offer - Mercedes' Wolff (Reuters)
"Liberty Media will certainly have to tackle the topic of ticket prices."
Ferrari wants clarity on F1's future beyond 2020 (ESPN)
"The Concorde Agreement expires in 2020, so becoming a non-voting shareholder in an entity, which would effectively keep us trapped in without knowledge of what 2021 and the later world will look like, is something I consider unwise."
Former Motopark-Pilot Valtteri Bottas gets into Mercedes F1 Cockpit (Motopark)
"I am absolutely sure that “Walter” (that’s what we always called him) will shine with excellent results this season. For the first time in years, he has competitive material, and no one is hungrier for success than him."
Massa enjoys Jaguar Formula E test, finds car ‘completely different’ to anything else (NBC)
"The different power, brakes, tires and downforce mean it requires quite a different driving style."
Formel 1 unter Liberty: Volkswagen bewertet Szene neu (Speed Week - German)
Bentley chairman Wolfgang Durheimer says Volkswagen Group could 're-evaluate' whether to enter Formula One following Bernie Ecclestone's departure.
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On this day in F1
Stirling Moss scored the final victory of his career in a non-championship race at Warwick Farm in Sydney 55 years ago today.