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Biopic of F1 champion Alain Prost heads to Cannes (Screen Daily)
"The 13-week shoot is due to kick off in late August at the historic Magny-Cours racetrack, the former home to Formula One racing in central France, for delivery in May 2018."
British Grand Prix at Silverstone in doubt over rising fees charged by F1 (The Guardian)
"I sincerely hope it won’t be the end of grand prix racing at Silverstone but we’ve made clear to the Formula One management we can’t live with the present contract beyond 2019."
I’m not in F1 to go to school - Stroll (Crash)
"The tyre is very hard to get working compared to some other years."
Brawn behind F1 Strategy Group attendance change (Motorsport)
"When it came to the idea of inviting those not involved in the group to attend as observers, Brawn presented it as a change that would happen, rather than one that was up for discussion and could be voted out."
Alonso's Indy attempt good for F1 - de Ferran (Racer)
"It's clearly fantastic for IndyCar, that's easy for everyone to see, but I think it's also great for Fernando and great for Formula 1 because he's already making new fans here in North America and these people will follow him wherever he goes."
McLaren plans further upgrade for Monaco (Autosport)
"In Spain we brought a new front wing, new bodywork, new floor, and new rear wing and it is correlating 95%."
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- John Watson put his Brabham on pole position for the Monaco Grand Prix today in 1977