In the round-up: Nico Rosberg rubbishes Toto Wolff’s suggestion he could return to F1 with Ferrari one day.
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From winning the F1 world title to running an ice cream parlour in Ibiza (The Telegraph)
"'I’ll give you a little confidence,' Wolff said, during a lunch in Montreal last month. 'I would not be surprised to see Nico running at Ferrari or elsewhere. He’s still young.' (Rosberg) grins contentedly when he hears such comments. 'No,' he says, with a conviction that we should know by now not to doubt. 'I’m good.'"
Vettel boosted by Ferrari engine upgrade at British GP (Sky)
"It was the plan to have the new engine here, so we're on plan."
Vasseur prioritising potentially ‘scary’ Honda (Autosport)
"We need to take care of this quickly. In light of what I hear from McLaren, it can be scary."
Wehrlein: Sauber set for Budapest boost (F1)
"For Budapest we are set for a big upgrade. Almost all the car – or all the aero side – will be new, so that should give us a good performance boost."
Alonso set for another grid penalty (ESPN)
"At the moment we will put the 'Spec Three' tomorrow with the new (MGU-)H because we don't have an older one to run, so that is already a penalty,"
'Pretty normal situation' waiting to hear about Ferrari future - Raikkonen (Crash)
"In my view this is a pretty normal situation, like it has been the last few years and it's OK."
Rosemary Smith is 79 and she just tested a Renault F1 car! (F1i)
"Smith enjoyed a successful career in rallying, winning the 1965 Tulip Rally in Holland, a victory which put the former dress shop owner turned racing driver on the map."
Horner worried Shield 'rushed through' without proper testing (Motorsport)
"I would rather get the job done properly for 2019 than rushing something through for 2018."
Lewis Hamilton treats young patients to an afternoon in the fast lane at Chelsea and Westminster Hospital (Chelsea and Westminster Hospital)
An overlooked story from last week.
Hamilton’s snub harms brittle relationship with British fans (The Guardian)
"Hamilton does not like to be told what to do but choosing to be contradictory to make a point about who is in charge is best not achieved at the expense of the people with whom he would connect."
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On this day in F1
- Jim Clark put his Lotus on pole position for the British GP today in 1967