"There is what happened, then there is why it happened. At the moment, because Ferrari is effectively a closed shop to media at the command of Maurizio Arrivabene who insists it should be satisfied with his post-race ‘statements’ (which tell us nothing of any interest), we can only speculate on ‘why’."
"I don’t currently feel that we have to have a number one. I think it’s really important now that we collectively work as a team but there might be some things along the way that position-wise, at some stage, might become valuable. "
"I must say that I was a little disappointed when I heard about the new regulations in terms of weight of the car going up, but this is the toughest circuit for a heavy car and it is very nimble around here."
"So, a message to Gregory B. Maffei, President and Chief Executive Officer of Liberty Media who bought flailing F1 for a not inconsiderable sum, to Chase Carey, new Chief Executive of Formula One, and to Ross Brawn, Formula One’s Managing Director of Motorsports: it’s goodbye from me to Formula One until you discover what racing really is."