In the round-up: Williams claim Lance Stroll has answered his critics by qualifying inside the top ten in China.
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Claire Williams Q&A - Stroll showing has been ‘phenomenal’ (F1)
"He has made it into Q3 in his second race with very little track time on Friday. I think it was phenomenal, as people should let his talent speak for itself."
Ecclestone reveals he has yet to meet F1's new commercial chief (Motorsport)
"I said to Ross the other day, 'At least they've got the right guy, you're the biggest cheat in F1, so you're the right guy to do the job. Sorry, the biggest cheat without being caught!'"
Servia's 500 advice for Alonso (Racer)
"To me, he has earned so much extra respect. To put himself in this position, it takes huge balls. And if he wants to learn, tell him he can follow me for 500 miles..."
Wilson steps out of Indy 500 ridew for good of Indianapolis Motor Speedway, IndyCar racing (IndyCar)
"Had it just been about the driver, I’m not sure how much willing I would have been. The fact that it’s McLaren, and it’s such a huge organisation in racing and 38 years since they last were at the speedway, it’s not hard to see the big picture there when you consider that."
Ecclestone reveals scant contact with new F1 bosses (Reuters)
"I met (motorsport manager) Ross (Brawn) for 10 minutes this year and I knew Ross from the past obviously and I feel sorry for (chairman) Chase (Carey) being thrown in the deep end."
McLaren hints at 'bigger picture' with Alonso (Autosport)
"'It is a bigger picture than this,' said Boullier, when asked about what not having Alonso in Monaco could cost the team."
It is nice to have Jenson Button back, but that is not the real story (The Telegraph)
David Coulthard: "Bernie Ecclestone returning today was very exciting, but it will not be big news tomorrow, and come Sunday he’ll just be another person in the paddock."
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